The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.08% 2.24% 5.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 14.63% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 16
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +5.26%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 69 41 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 20.54% 15.30% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 40 53
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) C
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
3 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
3 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
3 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 8 (61.54%) Zephyr
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA Agile
3 8 (61.54%) Matrix Organization
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Eclipse
3 8 (61.54%) IntelliJ
3 8 (61.54%) JMS
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) HP UFT
3 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
3 8 (61.54%) JMeter
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Eclipse
1 8 (61.54%) HP UFT
1 8 (61.54%) IntelliJ
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA Agile
1 8 (61.54%) JMeter
1 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
1 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
1 8 (61.54%) WebDriver
1 8 (61.54%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior VB Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) JMS
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) OGRE
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Matrix Organization
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft