Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 89 112
Rank change year-on-year +38 +23 -28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.77% 1.98% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.08% 9.88% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 15
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £75,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +87.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,900 £50,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £87,500 £49,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 173 253 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.75% 20.00% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 149 212 288
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,200 £26,775 £29,900
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £55,000 -
Rochester - 6 £50,000 - 2
Maidstone +1 5 £50,000 - 3
Chatham - 4 £30,500 -
West Malling +5 2 £48,750 +11.43%
Dartford - 1 £20,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 28 (84.85%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) .NET
3 22 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) SharePoint
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) Scrum
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 12 (36.36%) SOLID
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 9 (27.27%) CRM
10 9 (27.27%) HTML
10 9 (27.27%) CSS
10 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (21.21%) HTML5
12 7 (21.21%) WCF
13 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
13 6 (18.18%) SimCorp
13 6 (18.18%) MVC
13 6 (18.18%) jQuery
14 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
14 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
14 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC

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 14 (42.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (12.12%) Fireworks
1 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) NuGet
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) HTML5
4 7 (21.21%) WCF
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 4 (12.12%) LESS
7 4 (12.12%) Sass
7 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Core
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Node.js
9 2 (6.06%) SOAP
10 1 (3.03%) OAuth
10 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) W3C
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Scrum
3 12 (36.36%) SOLID
4 9 (27.27%) CRM
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
7 4 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) Case Management
8 3 (9.09%) Chat Support
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) SimCorp
3 4 (12.12%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Nintex