The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.35% 0.60% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 8.70% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Median salary £40,000 £27,750 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.14% -23.44%  
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 Ipswich with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 25 23 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 11.74% 6.91% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 104
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £50,750
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 Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Ipswich over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Biml
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle