Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 65 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 75 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.33% 3.40% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.09% 22.39% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 59 62
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £26,300
90th Percentile £66,250 £80,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 267 326 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.99% 15.21% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 217 237 368
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £46,194 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +15.48% -
10th Percentile £30,173 £31,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,924 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.23% +10.41% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Essex

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Essex

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Essex

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +16 30 £55,000 +57.14%
Colchester +25 14 £45,500 -
Witham -6 6 £43,500 -3.33%
Saffron Walden - 3 £47,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 54 (72.00%) C#
2 39 (52.00%) .NET
3 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (40.00%) HTML
6 29 (38.67%) JavaScript
6 29 (38.67%) SQL
7 28 (37.33%) SQL Server
7 28 (37.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (36.00%) Windows
9 24 (32.00%) AngularJS
10 21 (28.00%) MVC
10 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (28.00%) SDLC
11 19 (25.33%) CSS
11 19 (25.33%) Degree
12 18 (24.00%) XML
13 17 (22.67%) Front End Development
13 17 (22.67%) RESTful
14 16 (21.33%) Web Development
14 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
14 16 (21.33%) HTML5
14 16 (21.33%) Web Application Development
15 15 (20.00%) Entity Framework
15 15 (20.00%) jQuery
15 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
16 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
16 13 (17.33%) C++

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
5 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (37.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (16.00%) Hudson
2 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.33%) JUnit
4 9 (12.00%) PyUnit
5 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Advertising
2 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 22 (29.33%) .NET Developer
4 21 (28.00%) SQL Developer
5 18 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (22.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (21.33%) Web Developer
8 12 (16.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 12 (16.00%) Software Developer
9 11 (14.67%) C# Web Developer
9 11 (14.67%) Configuration Engineer
9 11 (14.67%) HTML Developer
9 11 (14.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (12.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
11 9 (12.00%) T-SQL Developer
12 8 (10.67%) Graduate
12 8 (10.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.00%) .NET
2 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (40.00%) HTML
4 24 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 21 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (25.33%) CSS
7 18 (24.00%) XML
8 17 (22.67%) RESTful
9 16 (21.33%) HTML5
10 15 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 15 (20.00%) jQuery
11 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 12 (16.00%) JSON
11 12 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (12.00%) Web Services
13 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (8.00%) Node.js
14 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) CMDB
2 8 (10.67%) User Experience
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) CUDA
5 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) MVC
2 21 (28.00%) SDLC
3 17 (22.67%) Front End Development
4 16 (21.33%) Web Application Development
4 16 (21.33%) Web Development
5 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (13.33%) DevOps
9 8 (10.67%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (8.00%) OO
10 6 (8.00%) Physics
10 6 (8.00%) Scrum
11 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.67%) Document Composition
11 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.33%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) C#
2 29 (38.67%) JavaScript
2 29 (38.67%) SQL
3 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 13 (17.33%) C++
5 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.33%) C
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Delphi
8 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.00%) MCITP
4 3 (4.00%) MCTS
5 2 (2.67%) PhD
6 1 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) GDPR
1 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) vCloud
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Google