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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / Kent
Rank 71 69 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.76% 3.24% 3.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.04% 14.57% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 25
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £26,840
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £53,250 £62,500
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 199 254 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 25.03% 22.26% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 160 214 193
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,001 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Kent over the 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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 - 11 £38,750 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 20 (86.96%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) MVC
3 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (34.78%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (30.43%) jQuery
11 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 5 (21.74%) Scrum
12 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
12 5 (21.74%) HTML5
12 5 (21.74%) BDD
12 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (17.39%) Docker
13 4 (17.39%) DevOps
13 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
13 4 (17.39%) SOLID

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 (13.04%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (34.78%) SpecFlow
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) gulp
4 1 (4.35%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) NCover
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Programmer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (13.04%) RESTful
10 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (8.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) iSeries
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) MVC
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) SOLID
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) RAD
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Electrical Contractors Association
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago