The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.51% 6.00% 2.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.05% 29.46% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 15
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
105 112 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.42% 20.36% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 64
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 19 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Woodbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 37 (97.37%) C#
2 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
3 32 (84.21%) SQL
4 31 (81.58%) CSS
5 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
6 25 (65.79%) .NET
6 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
6 25 (65.79%) MVC
7 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
8 20 (52.63%) Web Development
9 18 (47.37%) IIS
10 16 (42.11%) CMS
10 16 (42.11%) Sass
10 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (42.11%) Kentico
11 15 (39.47%) Bourne shell
12 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
13 10 (26.32%) NUnit
14 9 (23.68%) CRM
15 7 (18.42%) Time Management
15 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (18.42%) Marketing
15 7 (18.42%) Windows
15 7 (18.42%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (13.16%) WPF
17 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
17 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (47.37%) IIS
2 16 (42.11%) CMS
2 16 (42.11%) Kentico
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (18.42%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) NUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.26%) NuGet
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (18.42%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) Web Developer
3 21 (55.26%) .NET Developer
4 20 (52.63%) .NET Web Developer
5 11 (28.95%) Junior
6 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Junior Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Junior Web Developer
7 9 (23.68%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 9 (23.68%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (18.42%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (7.89%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Web Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
12 1 (2.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 31 (81.58%) CSS
3 25 (65.79%) .NET
3 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
4 16 (42.11%) Sass
5 5 (13.16%) WPF
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) NHibernate
7 2 (5.26%) WCF
7 2 (5.26%) WF
8 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) ATL
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) Web Services
8 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) MVC
2 20 (52.63%) Web Development
3 9 (23.68%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) Time Management
5 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Android Development
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Test Management
8 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
3 32 (84.21%) SQL
4 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 15 (39.47%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft