Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 108
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 31 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.81% 1.79% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.43% 10.76% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 43
Kent median annual salary £75,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £22,500 £26,400
90th Percentile £87,500 £57,500 £40,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 210 288 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.81% 16.66% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 177 246 476
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Kent

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Kent

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Kent

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
Maidstone +23 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Dartford -2 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) Games
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) C++
3 11 (45.83%) Unreal Engine
3 11 (45.83%) Xbox
3 11 (45.83%) PlayStation
3 11 (45.83%) Visual Effects
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) Legal
5 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) SOAP
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) SOA
8 6 (25.00%) SMTP
8 6 (25.00%) HTTP
8 6 (25.00%) SSL
8 6 (25.00%) EDI
8 6 (25.00%) JSON
8 6 (25.00%) AMQP

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) AMQP
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
1 6 (25.00%) SMTP
1 6 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (45.83%) Games
2 10 (41.67%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Programmer
1 11 (45.83%) Senior Programmer
2 8 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Unreal Engine
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (25.00%) CSS3
3 6 (25.00%) EDI
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) PlayStation
1 11 (45.83%) Xbox
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Visual Effects
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Microservices
4 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Conceptual Models
7 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Data Lineage
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) Metadata Management
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (12.50%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft