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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 52 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 58 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.74% 5.38% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.39% 29.29% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 24
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +73.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £44,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 198 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.31% 18.35% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 134 142 128
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +17 14 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Chelmsford -14 4 £65,000 +52.94%
Colchester -4 3 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wickford - 3 £24,000 - 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 74 (100.00%) C#
2 70 (94.59%) .NET
3 59 (79.73%) SQL Server
4 53 (71.62%) ASP.NET
5 49 (66.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (60.81%) Finance
7 42 (56.76%) Unit Testing
8 41 (55.41%) QA
8 41 (55.41%) Wealth Management
9 40 (54.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 40 (54.05%) Ajax
9 40 (54.05%) Workflow
10 39 (52.70%) CSS
10 39 (52.70%) HTML
10 39 (52.70%) JavaScript
11 38 (51.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (43.24%) VB.NET
12 32 (43.24%) .NET Framework
13 31 (41.89%) SDLC
14 29 (39.19%) OOD
15 21 (28.38%) SQL
16 20 (27.03%) MVC
17 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (16.22%) WPF
18 11 (14.86%) JIRA
18 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
19 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
19 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
20 8 (10.81%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 3 (4.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
1 1 (1.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (79.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (54.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (51.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (66.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (14.86%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (60.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (79.73%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 30 (40.54%) VB.NET Developer
4 22 (29.73%) C# Developer
5 20 (27.03%) SQL Developer
6 14 (18.92%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (13.51%) Technical Leader
9 8 (10.81%) C# WPF Developer
9 8 (10.81%) WPF Developer
10 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (8.11%) C# WCF Developer
10 6 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Junior
10 6 (8.11%) Junior Developer
10 6 (8.11%) WCF Developer
11 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (5.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 4 (5.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (94.59%) .NET
2 53 (71.62%) ASP.NET
3 40 (54.05%) Ajax
4 39 (52.70%) CSS
4 39 (52.70%) HTML
5 32 (43.24%) .NET Framework
6 12 (16.22%) WPF
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.81%) WCF
9 5 (6.76%) jQuery
10 4 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (5.41%) RESTful
11 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.05%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.05%) XML
12 2 (2.70%) JSON
12 2 (2.70%) Web Services
13 1 (1.35%) Angular 2
13 1 (1.35%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Fintech
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Unit Testing
2 41 (55.41%) Wealth Management
3 40 (54.05%) Workflow
4 31 (41.89%) SDLC
5 29 (39.19%) OOD
6 20 (27.03%) MVC
7 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.11%) Scrum
9 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.41%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.41%) Straight-Through Processing
10 4 (5.41%) Web Development
11 3 (4.05%) API Development
11 3 (4.05%) Issue Tracking
11 3 (4.05%) OO
11 3 (4.05%) SOLID
12 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (2.70%) Physics
12 2 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (52.70%) JavaScript
3 32 (43.24%) VB.NET
4 21 (28.38%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Delphi
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Java
9 1 (1.35%) Tcl
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VB6
9 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (55.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco
Witham, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 11 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Wickford
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago