The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 3 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 23.08% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 23.08% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Visual Studio
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) AppFabric

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WF
1 2 (100.00%) AppFabric
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#