The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 64 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.07% 2.51% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.13% 23.16% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
154 95 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.21% 10.86% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 134 83 115
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Southampton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 53 (96.36%) C#
1 53 (96.36%) .NET
2 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
3 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
4 35 (63.64%) Windows
4 35 (63.64%) WCF
5 34 (61.82%) XML
6 31 (56.36%) SOAP
6 31 (56.36%) Network Security
7 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
8 28 (50.91%) C++
8 28 (50.91%) HTML
8 28 (50.91%) OOD
8 28 (50.91%) Multithreading
9 27 (49.09%) REST
9 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
10 21 (38.18%) Moq
10 21 (38.18%) LINQ
11 20 (36.36%) NHibernate
11 20 (36.36%) STL
11 20 (36.36%) CTI
12 19 (34.55%) MVC
13 18 (32.73%) COM
14 17 (30.91%) CSS
15 16 (29.09%) Degree
15 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (27.27%) HTML5
16 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
17 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (21.82%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) Network Security
2 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
3 20 (36.36%) CTI
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Moq
2 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (18.18%) NUnit
4 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 3 (5.45%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.82%) Bower
7 1 (1.82%) gulp
7 1 (1.82%) Grunt
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 25 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 22 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 13 (23.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Architect
6 10 (18.18%) Software Architect
7 9 (16.36%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Architect
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) .NET
2 35 (63.64%) WCF
3 34 (61.82%) XML
4 31 (56.36%) SOAP
5 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
6 28 (50.91%) HTML
7 27 (49.09%) REST
8 21 (38.18%) LINQ
9 20 (36.36%) NHibernate
9 20 (36.36%) STL
10 18 (32.73%) COM
11 17 (30.91%) CSS
12 15 (27.27%) HTML5
13 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
15 8 (14.55%) WPF
16 7 (12.73%) RESTful
17 6 (10.91%) Entity Framework
17 6 (10.91%) jQuery
17 6 (10.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Client/Server
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Life Science
4 3 (5.45%) RIA
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) OOD
1 28 (50.91%) Multithreading
2 19 (34.55%) MVC
3 12 (21.82%) OO
4 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) SDLC
6 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Product Management
7 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) OOP
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
8 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (96.36%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) C++
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) C
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) HL7
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) Microsoft
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