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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 69 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.03% 1.59% 2.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.40% 9.22% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 20
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,200 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
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
125 141 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.17% 17.24% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 136 116
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 27 (72.97%) C#
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) C++
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (37.84%) CSS
7 14 (37.84%) Windows
8 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
9 12 (32.43%) XML
9 12 (32.43%) HTML
9 12 (32.43%) VB.NET
10 11 (29.73%) OO
10 11 (29.73%) Degree
11 10 (27.03%) jQuery
12 9 (24.32%) Java
12 9 (24.32%) WinForms
13 8 (21.62%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) MySQL
13 8 (21.62%) PHP
13 8 (21.62%) XHTML
13 8 (21.62%) XSL
13 8 (21.62%) Marketing
13 8 (21.62%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (18.92%) WCF
14 7 (18.92%) STL
15 5 (13.51%) UML
15 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) CTI
2 4 (10.81%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) GCC
1 2 (5.41%) Clang
2 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.51%) C++ Team Leader
3 5 (13.51%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Case Management Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (32.43%) XML
4 12 (32.43%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
6 9 (24.32%) WinForms
7 8 (21.62%) XSL
7 8 (21.62%) XHTML
8 7 (18.92%) STL
8 7 (18.92%) WCF
9 4 (10.81%) LINQ
9 4 (10.81%) REST
9 4 (10.81%) NHibernate
9 4 (10.81%) COM
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) MFC
10 3 (8.11%) COM+
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Kindle
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
2 11 (29.73%) OO
3 8 (21.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) UML
4 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (10.81%) Line Management
5 4 (10.81%) OOD
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Logistics
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) User Stories
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) C++
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) VB.NET
6 9 (24.32%) Java
7 8 (21.62%) PHP
8 3 (8.11%) Delphi
9 2 (5.41%) Perl
9 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.41%) VB
10 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) zsh
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Wind River
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Serena
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.41%) Sage
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago