Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 55 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.57% 3.87% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.62% 23.76% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 21
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,450 £31,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £44,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 171 101 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 31.26% 16.29% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 140 96 90
Suffolk median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,875 £26,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,375 £57,625
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +1.06% +10.59%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +6 11 £40,000 -6.98% 5
Ipswich +13 8 £40,000 -8.05% 2
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 24 (96.00%) C#
2 22 (88.00%) .NET
3 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (64.00%) HTML
5 14 (56.00%) SQL
6 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (40.00%) CSS
9 9 (36.00%) MVC
9 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (32.00%) DevOps
10 8 (32.00%) Web Services
10 8 (32.00%) XML
10 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (28.00%) BDD
11 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
11 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (28.00%) Selenium
11 7 (28.00%) Test Management
11 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (28.00%) VB
11 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 7 (28.00%) TDD
11 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (24.00%) Change Management
12 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner

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 (24.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Appium
2 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (16.00%) Grunt
3 4 (16.00%) gulp
3 4 (16.00%) MSTest
3 4 (16.00%) NUnit
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) XML
7 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (24.00%) JSON
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) WCF
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (16.00%) CSS3
10 4 (16.00%) HTML5
10 4 (16.00%) Sass
10 4 (16.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Test Management
4 6 (24.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Release Management
4 6 (24.00%) SOA
4 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 6 (24.00%) V-Model
4 6 (24.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) VB
5 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) C
5 6 (24.00%) C++
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) PHP
5 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (24.00%) Python
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (16.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) BT
4 4 (16.00%) Sage
4 4 (16.00%) Xamarin