Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 39 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 119 139 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.94% 6.58% 4.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.02% 32.48% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 118 159 110
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £36,500 £30,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 517 428 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.80% 20.27% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 490 388 490
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in West Sussex

Visual Studio
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Burgess Hill -6 58 £47,500 -
Horsham -2 25 £42,500 +19.72% 2
Worthing -22 10 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Crawley -18 8 £42,500 - 4
Chichester +2 7 £45,000 +31.39%
Haywards Heath +2 2 £37,000 -29.52%
Gatwick -6 1 - - 1
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 92 (77.31%) C#
2 89 (74.79%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (61.34%) TDD
4 58 (48.74%) Degree
5 56 (47.06%) Software Engineering
6 55 (46.22%) C++
6 55 (46.22%) MFC
7 54 (45.38%) .NET
8 52 (43.70%) Windows
9 51 (42.86%) UML
9 51 (42.86%) STL
9 51 (42.86%) Computer Science
9 51 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 51 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 38 (31.93%) CSS
10 38 (31.93%) MVC
11 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
12 35 (29.41%) HTML
12 35 (29.41%) jQuery
13 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
13 33 (27.73%) Microsoft
14 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
14 32 (26.89%) SQL
15 27 (22.69%) .NET Framework
16 26 (21.85%) Scrum
17 24 (20.17%) WCF
18 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (18.49%) T-SQL
20 21 (17.65%) Web Services
20 21 (17.65%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) IIS
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.04%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.04%) CMS
3 6 (5.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) Power BI
2 10 (8.40%) QlikView
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.88%) Spotfire
5 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.68%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) NUnit
1 17 (14.29%) StyleCop
1 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.56%) Selenium
3 7 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) C++ Software Engineer
1 55 (46.22%) Software Engineer
2 41 (34.45%) Developer
3 32 (26.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 32 (26.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (21.85%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Development Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Software Development Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.22%) MFC
2 54 (45.38%) .NET
3 51 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 51 (42.86%) STL
4 38 (31.93%) CSS
5 35 (29.41%) HTML
5 35 (29.41%) jQuery
6 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
7 27 (22.69%) .NET Framework
8 24 (20.17%) WCF
9 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 21 (17.65%) Web Services
11 18 (15.13%) LINQ
12 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.72%) CSS3
13 8 (6.72%) HTML5
13 8 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.36%) Robotics
5 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.70%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.79%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (61.34%) TDD
3 56 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 51 (42.86%) UML
5 38 (31.93%) MVC
6 26 (21.85%) Scrum
7 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (10.08%) Project Management
9 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.56%) SDLC
11 7 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (5.88%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.88%) Front End Development
11 7 (5.88%) ITIL
11 7 (5.88%) Manual Testing
11 7 (5.88%) Visualisation
12 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.04%) Matrix Management
12 6 (5.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (77.31%) C#
2 55 (46.22%) C++
3 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.89%) SQL
5 22 (18.49%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (48.74%) Degree
2 51 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (27.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Tableau
3 7 (5.88%) Cognos
4 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) Nintex