The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.34% 1.63% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 11.11% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +11.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
Surrey

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

Development Applications Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 8.90% 14.71% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 26
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,600 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Woking

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
4 9 (69.23%) PHP
4 9 (69.23%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) JIRA
4 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (69.23%) Coaching
5 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
6 7 (53.85%) Refactoring
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) BDD
7 6 (46.15%) Degree
8 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (38.46%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
8 5 (38.46%) Project Management
8 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
9 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 3 (23.08%) IIS
10 3 (23.08%) Windows
10 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
10 3 (23.08%) ISEB
10 3 (23.08%) VMware

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 9 (69.23%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Development Manager
2 7 (53.85%) Software Development Manager
2 7 (53.85%) Software Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) WinForms
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Coaching
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) Refactoring
5 7 (53.85%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) CTC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware