Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 91 95
Rank change year-on-year +43 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 44 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.50% 1.74% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.09% 10.95% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 12 31
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £75,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £50,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £87,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +15.29% -4.49% +4.71%

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 219 210 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.39% 15.85% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 194 175 237
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,825 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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
Dartford +21 16 £20,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £47,500 - 1
Maidstone -6 4 £50,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 4 £33,500 - 1
Ramsgate - 3 £50,000 -
West Malling +5 1 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Chatham - 1 £80,000 -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (59.09%) .NET
3 25 (56.82%) SQL
4 23 (52.27%) C#
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
6 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 16 (36.36%) Degree
6 16 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (31.82%) MVC
8 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 14 (31.82%) CSS
9 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
9 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (27.27%) TDD
11 11 (25.00%) Scrum
11 11 (25.00%) HTML5
12 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (18.18%) CSS3
12 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 8 (18.18%) jQuery
12 8 (18.18%) Web Development
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.91%) SharePoint

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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (9.09%) Fireworks
2 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (6.82%) NuGet
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
2 7 (15.91%) SpecFlow
3 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.82%) NUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.27%) Protractor
8 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Graduate
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) DBA
4 7 (15.91%) Graduate DBA
4 7 (15.91%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Graduate SQL Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (15.91%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) HTML
3 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.82%) CSS
4 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (25.00%) HTML5
6 8 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (18.18%) CSS3
6 8 (18.18%) jQuery
7 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.09%) LESS
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful
8 4 (9.09%) Sass
8 4 (9.09%) Web Services
9 3 (6.82%) .NET Core
9 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
9 3 (6.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) W3C
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) MVC
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) TDD
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.18%) Web Development
6 7 (15.91%) BDD
6 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.64%) SOLID
8 5 (11.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 4 (9.09%) Kanban
10 3 (6.82%) Analytics
10 3 (6.82%) Android Development
10 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.82%) DevOps
10 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) SQL
2 23 (52.27%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.82%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Adobe
3 3 (6.82%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) Apple