Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 92 79
Rank change year-on-year +47 -13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 51 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.84% 1.36% 2.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.56% 7.79% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 9 49
Kent median annual salary £38,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £32,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £50,000 £54,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%

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 248 231 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.53% 17.46% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 215 200 279
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +23 29 £20,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £45,000 - 3
Tonbridge - 4 £33,500 -
Maidstone -4 3 £50,000 -
Ramsgate - 3 £50,000 -
West Malling +3 1 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) .NET
3 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
4 27 (52.94%) C#
5 26 (50.98%) SQL
6 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
8 19 (37.25%) MVC
8 19 (37.25%) Degree
8 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
8 19 (37.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (33.33%) CSS
11 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
12 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (23.53%) HTML
14 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (21.57%) jQuery
15 10 (19.61%) Scrum
16 9 (17.65%) WCF
17 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
17 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
18 7 (13.73%) TDD
18 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (13.73%) SpecFlow
18 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
18 7 (13.73%) LINQ

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.92%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (13.73%) SpecFlow
3 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
5 4 (7.84%) NUnit
6 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.92%) Subversion
7 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.96%) Protractor
8 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.88%) Advertising
1 3 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Graduate
3 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Graduate Developer
5 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
6 8 (15.69%) DBA
6 8 (15.69%) Graduate DBA
6 8 (15.69%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 8 (15.69%) SQL DBA
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
3 17 (33.33%) CSS
4 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
5 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (23.53%) HTML
7 11 (21.57%) jQuery
8 9 (17.65%) WCF
9 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
9 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
10 7 (13.73%) LINQ
11 6 (11.76%) HTML5
12 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (9.80%) Web Services
13 4 (7.84%) CSS3
13 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
13 4 (7.84%) RESTful
14 2 (3.92%) .NET Core
14 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) e-Learning
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) MVC
2 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) BDD
5 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 4 (7.84%) Kanban
7 4 (7.84%) OOP
8 3 (5.88%) Android Development
8 3 (5.88%) Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (3.92%) Analytics
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) DSDM
10 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 19 (37.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GDPR
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Apple
2 2 (3.92%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.92%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) Xamarin