Period
to 10 December 2018

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 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 73 56
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.88% 2.48% 2.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 9.50% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 19
Portsmouth median annual salary £55,000 £29,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +89.66% -37.63% -2.11%
10th Percentile £48,750 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,500 £78,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -5.88%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 149 179 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 22.58% 26.09% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 128 170 162
Portsmouth median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +8.02% -14.74%
10th Percentile £32,425 £26,125 £27,817
90th Percentile £58,250 £62,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

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

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
3 12 (63.16%) C#
4 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 11 (57.89%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
7 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
7 7 (36.84%) JMeter
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 7 (36.84%) Python
7 7 (36.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Selenium
7 7 (36.84%) WCF
7 7 (36.84%) JIRA
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
7 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 7 (36.84%) Cucumber

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 3 (15.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) IMAP
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA Agile
2 7 (36.84%) JMeter
2 7 (36.84%) Robot Framework
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
2 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Core
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (21.05%) LINQ
6 4 (21.05%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (21.05%) RequireJS
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) API Development
3 7 (36.84%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (36.84%) Kanban
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Open Source
3 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft