Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 38 62
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 121 166 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.70% 7.91% 4.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.37% 32.74% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 121 187 107
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 594 507 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.97% 24.17% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 548 468 446
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,423
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.60% -5.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Horsham +2 57 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Burgess Hill -11 32 £47,500 -
Worthing -4 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Crawley -22 9 £45,000 +36.36%
Gatwick -15 2 £47,500 +48.44%
Chichester +2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 84 (69.42%) C#
2 78 (64.46%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (55.37%) .NET
4 60 (49.59%) TDD
5 50 (41.32%) HTML
6 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
7 46 (38.02%) CSS
7 46 (38.02%) jQuery
8 45 (37.19%) Software Engineering
9 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
10 38 (31.40%) MVC
10 38 (31.40%) .NET Framework
11 37 (30.58%) Degree
11 37 (30.58%) ASP.NET
12 36 (29.75%) Scrum
12 36 (29.75%) Computer Science
12 36 (29.75%) Computer Science Degree
13 32 (26.45%) Windows
13 32 (26.45%) C++
13 32 (26.45%) MFC
14 29 (23.97%) Web Services
14 29 (23.97%) WCF
14 29 (23.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (23.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 28 (23.14%) STL
15 28 (23.14%) UML
15 28 (23.14%) Entity Framework
16 27 (22.31%) LINQ
17 26 (21.49%) StyleCop
17 26 (21.49%) NUnit

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 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.31%) MS Project Server
4 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.65%) CMS
6 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.48%) Power BI
4 3 (2.48%) QlikView
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) NUnit
1 26 (21.49%) StyleCop
2 23 (19.01%) Selenium
3 20 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (14.05%) Git (software)
5 15 (12.40%) WebDriver
6 9 (7.44%) JIRA
7 8 (6.61%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.31%) Subversion
8 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (42.15%) Developer
2 36 (29.75%) Software Engineer
3 35 (28.93%) C# Developer
4 32 (26.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (16.53%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (16.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (13.22%) Analyst
7 15 (12.40%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (12.40%) Test Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 10 (8.26%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Graduate
11 7 (5.79%) Development Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Development Project Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Software Development Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Software Development Project Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Software Project Manager
11 7 (5.79%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.37%) .NET
2 50 (41.32%) HTML
3 46 (38.02%) CSS
3 46 (38.02%) jQuery
4 38 (31.40%) .NET Framework
5 37 (30.58%) ASP.NET
6 32 (26.45%) MFC
7 29 (23.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (23.97%) WCF
7 29 (23.97%) Web Services
8 28 (23.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 28 (23.14%) Entity Framework
8 28 (23.14%) STL
9 27 (22.31%) LINQ
10 13 (10.74%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.74%) CSS3
10 13 (10.74%) HTML5
11 8 (6.61%) LESS
11 8 (6.61%) Node.js
11 8 (6.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.44%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Robotics
5 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (64.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (49.59%) TDD
3 45 (37.19%) Software Engineering
4 38 (31.40%) MVC
5 36 (29.75%) Scrum
6 28 (23.14%) UML
7 21 (17.36%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.40%) Manual Testing
9 14 (11.57%) Coaching
10 11 (9.09%) Service Management
11 10 (8.26%) SDLC
12 9 (7.44%) Data Transformation
12 9 (7.44%) ITSM
12 9 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.44%) Project Management
12 9 (7.44%) Web Development
13 7 (5.79%) Matrix Management
14 6 (4.96%) Workflow
15 4 (3.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 84 (69.42%) C#
2 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.45%) C++
4 24 (19.83%) SQL
5 14 (11.57%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.61%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Degree
2 36 (29.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) Nintex
3 3 (2.48%) Tableau
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos
4 1 (0.83%) Google