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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 64 40 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.77% 3.98% 4.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.96% 23.95% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 56
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +44.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,000
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 221 167 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.36% 16.60% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 186 137 176
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +15 15 £58,750 -26.56%
Colchester +7 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Chelmsford -10 10 £48,750 +77.27% 1
Witham - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 101 (98.06%) C#
2 91 (88.35%) .NET
3 82 (79.61%) ASP.NET
4 79 (76.70%) SQL Server
5 63 (61.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (44.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (40.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (40.78%) Finance
8 40 (38.83%) JavaScript
8 40 (38.83%) SDLC
9 39 (37.86%) SQL
10 38 (36.89%) HTML
10 38 (36.89%) CSS
11 36 (34.95%) MVC
11 36 (34.95%) .NET Framework
12 35 (33.98%) Windows
13 34 (33.01%) Wealth Management
13 34 (33.01%) Unit Testing
14 33 (32.04%) Workflow
15 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
15 32 (31.07%) VB.NET
15 32 (31.07%) QA
15 32 (31.07%) Ajax
15 32 (31.07%) AngularJS
16 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (24.27%) SQL Server 2005
18 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (23.30%) OOD
19 23 (22.33%) IIS
20 21 (20.39%) XML

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 23 (22.33%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (76.70%) SQL Server
2 46 (44.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (40.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (24.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (20.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (7.77%) RDBMS
9 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
10 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
10 6 (5.83%) MySQL
10 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
10 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 63 (61.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (5.83%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.85%) Subversion
4 3 (2.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (66.02%) Developer
2 36 (34.95%) .NET Developer
3 28 (27.18%) SQL Developer
4 23 (22.33%) C# Developer
4 23 (22.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 15 (14.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Software Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.68%) DevOps Manager
8 10 (9.71%) Technical Leader
8 10 (9.71%) Web Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (5.83%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Customer Communications Manager
10 6 (5.83%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (88.35%) .NET
2 82 (79.61%) ASP.NET
3 38 (36.89%) CSS
3 38 (36.89%) HTML
4 36 (34.95%) .NET Framework
5 32 (31.07%) Ajax
5 32 (31.07%) AngularJS
6 21 (20.39%) XML
7 19 (18.45%) SOAP
8 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (16.50%) Web Services
10 14 (13.59%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (11.65%) Entity Framework
11 12 (11.65%) RESTful
11 12 (11.65%) WPF
12 11 (10.68%) Angular 2
12 11 (10.68%) WCF
13 10 (9.71%) jQuery
14 8 (7.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Fintech
2 6 (5.83%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (5.83%) User Experience
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) CUDA
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.98%) Windows
2 11 (10.68%) Windows 7
2 11 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) SDLC
2 36 (34.95%) MVC
3 34 (33.01%) Unit Testing
3 34 (33.01%) Wealth Management
4 33 (32.04%) Workflow
5 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (23.30%) OOD
7 19 (18.45%) Web Development
8 14 (13.59%) OO
8 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (10.68%) DevOps
9 11 (10.68%) Document Composition
9 11 (10.68%) Multithreading
10 10 (9.71%) Issue Tracking
11 9 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.74%) Physics
11 9 (8.74%) Release Management
11 9 (8.74%) Scrum
11 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (98.06%) C#
2 40 (38.83%) JavaScript
3 39 (37.86%) SQL
4 32 (31.07%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.65%) C++
6 8 (7.77%) Delphi
7 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.83%) Perl
8 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (18.45%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) MCITP
2 6 (5.83%) MCTS
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.07%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) GDPR
2 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.97%) Google
Chelmsford, Essex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago