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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)
Rank 853 872 847
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Tools for Office 29 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 13
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +53.33%

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
16911 17085 16406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 16.03% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14296 13902 14129
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 26 February 2015 within the UK.

Visual Studio Tools for Office Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 6 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 26 February 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
England +17 29 £45,000 -21.73% 1
London +12 24 £52,500 -8.69% 1
City of London +6 6 £37,500 -18.03%
South East -17 5 £45,000 -21.73%
Reading - 5 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £45,000 -

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 61 (96.83%) C#
2 54 (85.71%) .NET
3 49 (77.78%) SQL
4 39 (61.90%) SQL Server
5 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
6 33 (52.38%) VBA
7 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
7 32 (50.79%) Finance
8 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
9 30 (47.62%) OO
9 30 (47.62%) .NET Framework
10 27 (42.86%) XML
10 27 (42.86%) Oracle
11 26 (41.27%) WCF
12 24 (38.10%) WPF
13 23 (36.51%) T-SQL
13 23 (36.51%) RDBMS
13 23 (36.51%) Relational Database
14 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
15 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
15 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (25.40%) System Testing
16 16 (25.40%) MS Office
16 16 (25.40%) CSS
17 15 (23.81%) Degree
17 15 (23.81%) jQuery
18 14 (22.22%) Workflow
18 14 (22.22%) XSLT
18 14 (22.22%) Web Services
18 14 (22.22%) SOA

Visual Studio Tools for Office
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.87%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (15.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (49.21%) MS Excel
2 16 (25.40%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (36.51%) RDBMS
2 23 (36.51%) Relational Database
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.59%) MySQL
9 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.87%) NUnit
3 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.59%) NuGet
General
1 32 (50.79%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 10 (15.87%) Technical Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Excel Developer
6 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) VBA Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Excel VBA Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Graduate
9 2 (3.17%) Junior
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (85.71%) .NET
2 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
3 30 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 27 (42.86%) XML
5 26 (41.27%) WCF
6 24 (38.10%) WPF
7 16 (25.40%) CSS
8 15 (23.81%) jQuery
9 14 (22.22%) Web Services
9 14 (22.22%) XSLT
10 13 (20.63%) Middleware
10 13 (20.63%) WinForms
11 12 (19.05%) Ajax
12 5 (7.94%) HTML
13 4 (6.35%) SOAP
14 3 (4.76%) JSON
14 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (4.76%) REST
15 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (3.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Equities
5 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.59%) Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) OO
2 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.40%) System Testing
4 14 (22.22%) SOA
4 14 (22.22%) Workflow
5 13 (20.63%) Time Management
5 13 (20.63%) MVVM
5 13 (20.63%) OOD
5 13 (20.63%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (15.87%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 10 (15.87%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.29%) ETL
7 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (6.35%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Web Development
10 3 (4.76%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 61 (96.83%) C#
2 49 (77.78%) SQL
3 33 (52.38%) VBA
4 23 (36.51%) T-SQL
5 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.63%) PL/SQL
7 10 (15.87%) XPath
8 9 (14.29%) VB
8 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (6.35%) Java
10 1 (1.59%) Python
10 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
10 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.86%) Oracle
3 12 (19.05%) Telerik
4 11 (17.46%) DevExpress
5 4 (6.35%) Reuters
5 4 (6.35%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.17%) Linedata
6 2 (3.17%) FactSet
7 1 (1.59%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Apple
7 1 (1.59%) TIBCO