The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio Tools for Office skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 865 873 846
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 32 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 30
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £57,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.26% +91.66%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17829 16807 17402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.35% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15072 14009 15309
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Salary Trend in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
England +13 32 £52,500 - 3
London +37 26 £52,500 +0.96% 3
City of London +32 11 £80,000 +73.91% 2
South East +15 6 £41,250 -28.26%
Reading - 6 £41,250 -
Berkshire - 6 £41,250 -
Mayfair - 1 £45,000 -

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 Tools for Office.

1 52 (92.86%) C#
2 49 (87.50%) .NET
3 41 (73.21%) SQL
4 34 (60.71%) ASP.NET
5 33 (58.93%) VBA
5 33 (58.93%) SQL Server
6 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
7 28 (50.00%) WCF
7 28 (50.00%) OO
8 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
8 26 (46.43%) Finance
9 25 (44.64%) XML
10 24 (42.86%) WPF
10 24 (42.86%) jQuery
10 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (39.29%) Web Services
12 21 (37.50%) T-SQL
13 20 (35.71%) CSS
13 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
14 18 (32.14%) Ajax
14 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
14 18 (32.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
15 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (26.79%) N-Tier
16 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (26.79%) Oracle

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 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 Tools for Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
1 18 (32.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) GemFire
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Beauchamp
3 1 (1.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) NUnit
2 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.79%) NuGet
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Architect
2 16 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 16 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Excel Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) VBA Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Technical Architect
10 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (87.50%) .NET
2 34 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 28 (50.00%) WCF
4 25 (44.64%) XML
5 24 (42.86%) WPF
5 24 (42.86%) jQuery
6 22 (39.29%) Web Services
7 20 (35.71%) CSS
8 18 (32.14%) Ajax
9 16 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.50%) HTML
10 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (10.71%) XSLT
11 6 (10.71%) Middleware
11 6 (10.71%) WinForms
12 5 (8.93%) SOAP
13 4 (7.14%) J2EE
14 3 (5.36%) Spring
14 3 (5.36%) JSON
14 3 (5.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) N-Tier
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.14%) Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) OO
2 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (17.86%) Workflow
5 9 (16.07%) SOA
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) System Testing
6 8 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (12.50%) MVVM
8 6 (10.71%) Time Management
8 6 (10.71%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (10.71%) OOD
8 6 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (8.93%) CRM
9 5 (8.93%) Monte Carlo Method
9 5 (8.93%) Analytics
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (92.86%) C#
2 41 (73.21%) SQL
3 33 (58.93%) VBA
4 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
5 21 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 15 (26.79%) XPath
7 6 (10.71%) Python
7 6 (10.71%) Java
7 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.71%) VB
7 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.93%) C++
8 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Telerik
3 6 (10.71%) DevExpress
4 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.57%) Reuters
5 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.57%) Linedata
5 2 (3.57%) FactSet
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase