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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 53 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +33
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 77 64 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.43% 4.71% 1.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.65% 39.51% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75 61 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
216 162 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.05% 11.91% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 206 141 100
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £60,000
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 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +17 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Horsham +2 25 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Burgess Hill +1 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gatwick -4 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Chichester +6 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 95 (70.37%) Software Engineering
2 81 (60.00%) C#
3 73 (54.07%) Windows
4 72 (53.33%) C++
5 69 (51.11%) SQL
6 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (42.96%) Microsoft
8 52 (38.52%) TDD
9 51 (37.78%) .NET
9 51 (37.78%) SQL Server
10 46 (34.07%) ASP.NET
10 46 (34.07%) JavaScript
11 42 (31.11%) MFC
12 38 (28.15%) CSS
13 37 (27.41%) Degree
14 34 (25.19%) OO
15 32 (23.70%) UML
15 32 (23.70%) Multithreading
16 31 (22.96%) Java
17 30 (22.22%) jQuery
18 29 (21.48%) MVC
19 28 (20.74%) OOD
19 28 (20.74%) HTML
19 28 (20.74%) Computer Science
20 27 (20.00%) Unit Testing
20 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 27 (20.00%) STL
21 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 23 (17.04%) SDLC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Node.js
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Modbus
2 1 (0.74%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) MS Access
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (15.56%) NUnit
3 15 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 15 (11.11%) LINQPad
4 14 (10.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.19%) StyleCop
6 7 (5.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.74%) Trac
General
1 17 (12.59%) Games
2 15 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (65.19%) Developer
2 45 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 32 (23.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 31 (22.96%) Software Developer
4 31 (22.96%) C# Developer
5 23 (17.04%) .NET Developer
6 21 (15.56%) C++ Developer
6 21 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (11.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (10.37%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (3.70%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Business Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Analyst
11 3 (2.22%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.22%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Software Team Leader
12 2 (1.48%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.78%) .NET
2 46 (34.07%) ASP.NET
3 42 (31.11%) MFC
4 38 (28.15%) CSS
5 30 (22.22%) jQuery
6 28 (20.74%) HTML
7 27 (20.00%) STL
7 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (18.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 23 (17.04%) .NET Framework
10 19 (14.07%) COM
11 18 (13.33%) Qt
11 18 (13.33%) D-Bus
12 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (9.63%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (8.89%) Web Services
14 10 (7.41%) J2EE
14 10 (7.41%) WinForms
14 10 (7.41%) WCF
15 9 (6.67%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.59%) Visualisation
3 13 (9.63%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (8.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) RIA
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 73 (54.07%) Windows
2 18 (13.33%) Linux
3 16 (11.85%) Windows 8
3 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.93%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (70.37%) Software Engineering
2 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (38.52%) TDD
4 34 (25.19%) OO
5 32 (23.70%) UML
5 32 (23.70%) Multithreading
6 29 (21.48%) MVC
7 28 (20.74%) OOD
8 27 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 23 (17.04%) SDLC
9 23 (17.04%) Scrum
10 18 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 17 (12.59%) MVVM
12 15 (11.11%) Kanban
12 15 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 15 (11.11%) Workflow
13 14 (10.37%) Code Coverage
13 14 (10.37%) Workflow Management
13 14 (10.37%) Performance Testing
13 14 (10.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.00%) C#
2 72 (53.33%) C++
3 69 (51.11%) SQL
4 46 (34.07%) JavaScript
5 31 (22.96%) Java
6 8 (5.93%) Assembly Language
7 7 (5.19%) C
8 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.70%) X++
10 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (27.41%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) PhD
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) MCP
4 2 (1.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Firmware
2 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.11%) Red Gate
3 9 (6.67%) Progress
4 4 (2.96%) Tableau
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (0.74%) Borland
6 1 (0.74%) Telerik
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Zodo
Posted: 10 days ago