The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 23 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.62% 1.35% 2.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.40% 7.43% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 13
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 125 148 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 19.69% 18.20% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124 143 123
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Southampton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Southampton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 23 (88.46%) C#
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) XML
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
4 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 18 (69.23%) C++
5 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 18 (69.23%) Network Security
6 17 (65.38%) WCF
6 17 (65.38%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (65.38%) Multithreading
7 15 (57.69%) SQL
8 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 12 (46.15%) OOD
9 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) VB
10 5 (19.23%) MySQL
10 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
10 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
10 5 (19.23%) OOP
10 5 (19.23%) JBoss
10 5 (19.23%) Apache
10 5 (19.23%) JasperReports
10 5 (19.23%) VB6
10 5 (19.23%) Information Management

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 17 (65.38%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Network Security
2 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) 3G
3 2 (7.69%) 4G
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (19.23%) JasperReports
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) webpack
3 1 (3.85%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 13 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 12 (46.15%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (38.46%) Developer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
6 5 (19.23%) VB Developer
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 3 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) XML
3 17 (65.38%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) WinForms
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) WPF
7 1 (3.85%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) Pug
7 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) Sass
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 17 (65.38%) Multithreading
4 12 (46.15%) OOD
5 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 5 (19.23%) Information Management
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Physics
8 1 (3.85%) Product Management
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) C++
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Acronis
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) NICE Systems
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