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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 49 80
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.91% 3.89% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.80% 19.79% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 35 19
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,180
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £44,200
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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 125 187 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.97% 19.68% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 114 163 227
Median salary £37,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.73% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £52,500
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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
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 3 months to 24 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
Maidstone - 2 £35,000 - 2
Visual Studio
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
7 7 (35.00%) ISEB
7 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Docker
8 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (20.00%) TDD

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Development Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (5.00%) EDI
8 1 (5.00%) Flash
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Line Management
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
1 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.00%) Freescale
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Intotec
Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago