Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.26% 4.10% 4.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.51% 22.92% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 36
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £51,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.57% +18.60% -28.33%
10th Percentile £36,150 £38,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £44,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 Suffolk with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 148 96 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 31.49% 17.91% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 122 89 117
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,850 £31,250 £26,950
90th Percentile £62,050 £60,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year - +4.75% +6.69%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Suffolk over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Suffolk

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +5 11 £40,000 -21.57% 2
Ipswich +4 3 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (55.00%) Selenium
6 11 (55.00%) Test Management
6 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (55.00%) VB
7 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (45.00%) HTML
9 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (40.00%) Web Services
9 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (40.00%) DevOps
10 7 (35.00%) BDD
10 7 (35.00%) XML
10 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (35.00%) TDD
11 6 (30.00%) Maven
11 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (30.00%) JSON
11 6 (30.00%) JIRA
11 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
11 6 (30.00%) Change Management
11 6 (30.00%) JUnit
11 6 (30.00%) C

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (30.00%) Confluence
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Appium
2 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (35.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) JSON
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 4 (20.00%) WinForms
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
10 1 (5.00%) jQuery
10 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (5.00%) LESS
10 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Test Management
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (30.00%) Release Management
6 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
6 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) User Stories
6 6 (30.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) VB
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (30.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) PHP
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) BT
4 4 (20.00%) Sage
4 4 (20.00%) Xamarin