The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 9.65% - 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.95% - 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £38,750 - -
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 Maidstone with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 38 26 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 33.33% 36.62% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 10
Median salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Maidstone.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Maidstone

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Maidstone over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Maidstone

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (8.33%) gulp
4 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Database Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
6 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik
3 1 (8.33%) Xamarin