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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.95% 4.85% 2.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.49% 30.23% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 41
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
205 172 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.29% 16.03% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 195 149 172
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 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
(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
Horsham -8 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Littlehampton - 5 £22,500 -
Chichester -3 4 £37,500 +78.57%
Burgess Hill - 4 £45,000 -
Worthing -4 3 £31,500 -25.88%
East Grinstead +3 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 85 (80.95%) SQL
2 80 (76.19%) .NET
3 72 (68.57%) C#
4 60 (57.14%) Windows
5 54 (51.43%) C++
6 50 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 38 (36.19%) ASP.NET
8 37 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (31.43%) MVC
9 33 (31.43%) C
9 33 (31.43%) SQL Server
10 32 (30.48%) Java
11 31 (29.52%) XML
11 31 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (28.57%) Linux
13 29 (27.62%) Android
14 25 (23.81%) TDD
15 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
16 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
17 21 (20.00%) Unit Testing
18 20 (19.05%) MFC
19 19 (18.10%) HTML
19 19 (18.10%) Project Management
20 16 (15.24%) T-SQL
20 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
20 16 (15.24%) Degree
21 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 15 (14.29%) Subversion
22 14 (13.33%) CSS
23 12 (11.43%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.57%) IIS
3 4 (3.81%) Joomla!
4 3 (2.86%) Drupal
4 3 (2.86%) WordPress
4 3 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.86%) GPRS
2 3 (2.86%) LAN
2 3 (2.86%) PSTN
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
2 3 (2.86%) DNS
2 3 (2.86%) 3G
3 2 (1.90%) Modbus
3 2 (1.90%) Profibus
4 1 (0.95%) SSL
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) DHCP
4 1 (0.95%) FTP
4 1 (0.95%) SNMP
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.67%) SQLite
6 6 (5.71%) QlikView
7 4 (3.81%) MS Access
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Subversion
2 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.81%) VectorCAST
4 4 (3.81%) LabVIEW
5 3 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.90%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.90%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.90%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.90%) NDepend
6 2 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.90%) WiX
7 1 (0.95%) MSTest
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Marketing
2 3 (2.86%) French Language
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 50 (47.62%) Software Engineer
3 46 (43.81%) C# Developer
4 40 (38.10%) C# Software Engineer
5 25 (23.81%) .NET Developer
6 24 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (19.05%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (17.14%) SQL Developer
9 15 (14.29%) Software Developer
10 12 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (6.67%) Graduate
12 6 (5.71%) Junior
12 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Database Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
12 6 (5.71%) SQL Database Developer
12 6 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (76.19%) .NET
2 38 (36.19%) ASP.NET
3 31 (29.52%) XML
3 31 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (19.05%) MFC
5 19 (18.10%) HTML
6 16 (15.24%) .NET Framework
7 14 (13.33%) CSS
8 12 (11.43%) Web Services
9 10 (9.52%) jQuery
10 9 (8.57%) Ajax
11 7 (6.67%) SOAP
11 7 (6.67%) WCF
11 7 (6.67%) WPF
12 5 (4.76%) ADO.NET
12 5 (4.76%) HTML5
13 3 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.86%) Silverlight
13 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Open Source
2 3 (2.86%) Social Media
3 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.90%) RIA
3 2 (1.90%) GIS
3 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.14%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Linux
3 29 (27.62%) Android
4 10 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 37 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) MVC
4 25 (23.81%) TDD
5 21 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 19 (18.10%) Project Management
7 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.62%) Validation
8 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Service Management
9 7 (6.67%) ITSM
10 6 (5.71%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Web Development
11 5 (4.76%) Scrum
12 3 (2.86%) SEO
12 3 (2.86%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (80.95%) SQL
2 72 (68.57%) C#
3 54 (51.43%) C++
4 33 (31.43%) C
5 32 (30.48%) Java
6 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
7 16 (15.24%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.76%) X++
9 4 (3.81%) VB
10 3 (2.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) IBM
3 3 (2.86%) Adobe
3 3 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle