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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.15% 0.99% 1.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 9.09% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 14
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
152 99 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.23% 10.94% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 129 91 81
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (93.94%) C#
2 28 (84.85%) .NET
3 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 19 (57.58%) XML
6 18 (54.55%) Windows
7 17 (51.52%) SQL
8 15 (45.45%) WCF
9 12 (36.36%) C++
9 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 12 (36.36%) SOAP
10 11 (33.33%) CSS
10 11 (33.33%) HTML
10 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 11 (33.33%) LINQ
10 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 9 (27.27%) STL
12 8 (24.24%) COM
12 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
12 8 (24.24%) OOD
12 8 (24.24%) WinForms
12 8 (24.24%) NHibernate
12 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
12 8 (24.24%) Network Security
12 8 (24.24%) Moq
12 8 (24.24%) REST
13 7 (21.21%) CTI
13 7 (21.21%) OO
14 6 (18.18%) XHTML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) CTI
4 6 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Moq
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Clang
2 1 (3.03%) GCC
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) XML
3 15 (45.45%) WCF
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) SOAP
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (33.33%) LINQ
6 9 (27.27%) STL
7 8 (24.24%) COM
7 8 (24.24%) WinForms
7 8 (24.24%) NHibernate
7 8 (24.24%) REST
8 6 (18.18%) XHTML
8 6 (18.18%) XSL
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 3 (9.09%) COM+
10 3 (9.09%) MFC
11 2 (6.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Kindle
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) OOD
2 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
3 7 (21.21%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Logistics
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) C++
4 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (18.18%) PHP
7 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.12%) Delphi
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) HL7
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) zsh
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Serena
2 3 (9.09%) Wind River
3 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.03%) Borland
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
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