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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.49% 8.57% 5.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.60% 39.22% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
127 102 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.75% 21.84% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 124 82 108
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 -29 10 £36,250 -9.37%
Bury St Edmunds -1 5 £45,000 +16.12%
Haverhill - 1 £31,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (97.44%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
3 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 30 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
5 27 (69.23%) SQL
6 26 (66.67%) HTML
7 25 (64.10%) CSS
8 24 (61.54%) MVC
9 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
10 18 (46.15%) IIS
10 18 (46.15%) Web Development
11 17 (43.59%) jQuery
12 16 (41.03%) CMS
12 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (41.03%) Kentico
12 16 (41.03%) Sass
13 15 (38.46%) Bourne shell
14 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
15 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
17 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
17 7 (17.95%) XML
17 7 (17.95%) Time Management
17 7 (17.95%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
18 6 (15.38%) Web Services
19 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
19 5 (12.82%) Ajax
19 5 (12.82%) Migration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (46.15%) IIS
2 16 (41.03%) CMS
2 16 (41.03%) Kentico
3 7 (17.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) PROIV
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 24 (61.54%) Web Developer
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
4 17 (43.59%) .NET Web Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Junior
6 9 (23.08%) Junior Developer
6 9 (23.08%) Junior Web Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
8 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (12.82%) Graduate
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Web Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Junior Software Engineer
11 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 26 (66.67%) HTML
4 25 (64.10%) CSS
5 17 (43.59%) jQuery
6 16 (41.03%) Sass
7 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.95%) XML
9 6 (15.38%) Web Services
10 5 (12.82%) Ajax
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.56%) WCF
12 1 (2.56%) SOAP
12 1 (2.56%) ATL
12 1 (2.56%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) MVC
2 18 (46.15%) Web Development
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Time Management
5 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Process Management
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) OOD
8 1 (2.56%) OOP
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 27 (69.23%) SQL
4 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Bourne shell
6 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.13%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Kofax
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle