The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 59 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 74 59 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.97% 4.25% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.18% 27.06% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 72 58 13
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 West Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 218 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.00% 15.71% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 205 176 129
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Crawley +21 32 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Horsham -6 19 £47,500 +5.55%
Burgess Hill - 9 £40,000 - 1
Haywards Heath +2 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Worthing +5 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Gatwick +13 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Chichester - 2 £29,500 - 2
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 81 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 70 (59.83%) C#
2 70 (59.83%) SQL
3 65 (55.56%) Windows
4 59 (50.43%) C++
4 59 (50.43%) .NET
4 59 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (42.74%) ASP.NET
5 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
6 44 (37.61%) TDD
7 41 (35.04%) SQL Server
8 38 (32.48%) Unit Testing
9 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
9 33 (28.21%) MVC
10 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (23.93%) OO
12 27 (23.08%) Degree
13 26 (22.22%) CSS
13 26 (22.22%) HTML
14 24 (20.51%) MFC
15 23 (19.66%) Java
15 23 (19.66%) UML
16 22 (18.80%) OOD
17 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
17 19 (16.24%) Multithreading
18 16 (13.68%) .NET Framework
18 16 (13.68%) Linux
19 15 (12.82%) jQuery
20 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
21 13 (11.11%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.13%) IIS
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Modbus
2 1 (0.85%) Profibus
2 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.56%) MS Access
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.40%) Subversion
3 10 (8.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (8.55%) NUnit
4 8 (6.84%) LINQPad
4 8 (6.84%) ReSharper
5 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.85%) Trac
7 1 (0.85%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 8 (6.84%) Games
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (74.36%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) Software Engineer
3 33 (28.21%) C# Developer
4 26 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (21.37%) Software Developer
6 20 (17.09%) .NET Developer
7 16 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (12.82%) C++ Developer
9 14 (11.97%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.84%) C++ Software Developer
11 8 (6.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Graduate
13 4 (3.42%) Junior
13 4 (3.42%) Analyst
13 4 (3.42%) .NET Software Engineer
14 3 (2.56%) Junior Developer
14 3 (2.56%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) .NET
2 50 (42.74%) ASP.NET
3 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (22.22%) HTML
4 26 (22.22%) CSS
5 24 (20.51%) MFC
6 16 (13.68%) .NET Framework
7 15 (12.82%) jQuery
8 13 (11.11%) XML
9 12 (10.26%) Web Services
10 11 (9.40%) STL
11 10 (8.55%) COM
11 10 (8.55%) WinForms
12 9 (7.69%) Ajax
12 9 (7.69%) Qt
12 9 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (7.69%) D-Bus
13 8 (6.84%) J2EE
13 8 (6.84%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.84%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.71%) GIS
6 2 (1.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 65 (55.56%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.13%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 59 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.61%) TDD
4 38 (32.48%) Unit Testing
5 33 (28.21%) MVC
6 28 (23.93%) OO
7 23 (19.66%) UML
8 22 (18.80%) OOD
9 19 (16.24%) Multithreading
10 11 (9.40%) Workflow
11 10 (8.55%) Code Coverage
11 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
11 10 (8.55%) Workflow Management
11 10 (8.55%) MVVM
11 10 (8.55%) User Stories
12 9 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.69%) Scrum
13 8 (6.84%) Validation
13 8 (6.84%) Pair Programming
13 8 (6.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) C#
1 70 (59.83%) SQL
2 59 (50.43%) C++
3 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.66%) Java
5 8 (6.84%) C
6 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.13%) Assembly Language
7 6 (5.13%) X++
8 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Red Gate
3 6 (5.13%) Progress
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Borland
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65k
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago