Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 75 55
Rank change year-on-year +42 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 175 82 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.40% 3.40% 5.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.08% 22.53% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 184 78 176
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -7.69% +39.29%
10th Percentile £25,575 £33,173 £32,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 529 364 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.38% 15.08% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 476 341 508
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +1 73 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Burgess Hill +9 34 £47,500 - 2
Crawley +14 22 £32,000 -28.89%
Gatwick +26 19 £32,000 -39.05%
Worthing -9 17 £45,000 +16.13%
Chichester -8 8 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Haywards Heath - 3 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 120 (68.57%) C#
2 108 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (52.00%) Software Engineering
4 88 (50.29%) .NET
5 83 (47.43%) jQuery
6 80 (45.71%) Degree
7 76 (43.43%) JavaScript
8 75 (42.86%) MVC
9 74 (42.29%) CSS
10 70 (40.00%) HTML
11 65 (37.14%) ASP.NET
12 62 (35.43%) SQL Server
13 60 (34.29%) C++
14 57 (32.57%) TDD
14 57 (32.57%) .NET Framework
14 57 (32.57%) Entity Framework
15 55 (31.43%) Computer Science
16 53 (30.29%) SQL
17 48 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (23.43%) Computer Science Degree
19 40 (22.86%) Windows
20 34 (19.43%) AngularJS
21 32 (18.29%) MFC
21 32 (18.29%) LINQ
22 31 (17.71%) T-SQL
22 31 (17.71%) Web Services
22 31 (17.71%) Scrum
23 30 (17.14%) STL
23 30 (17.14%) UML
23 30 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (2.86%) NServiceBus
1 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.86%) Umbraco
2 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.71%) CMS
3 3 (1.71%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.86%) GIS
3 18 (10.29%) MySQL
3 18 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (5.14%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.00%) Power BI
7 7 (4.00%) QlikView
7 7 (4.00%) Spotfire
7 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.43%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.57%) NUnit
3 22 (12.57%) StyleCop
4 20 (11.43%) JIRA
5 18 (10.29%) JSUnit
6 16 (9.14%) Selenium
7 11 (6.29%) Jasmine
8 9 (5.14%) Subversion
9 7 (4.00%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.86%) NuGet
10 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.14%) Bower
11 2 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
2 13 (7.43%) Games
2 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.29%) Back Office
3 4 (2.29%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (49.14%) Developer
2 69 (39.43%) .NET Developer
3 53 (30.29%) Software Engineer
4 37 (21.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 33 (18.86%) C# Developer
6 31 (17.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (13.71%) SQL Developer
8 23 (13.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (13.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (9.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (9.14%) Graduate
10 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (7.43%) Software Developer
12 11 (6.29%) Development Engineer
12 11 (6.29%) Web Engineer
13 10 (5.71%) Analyst
14 9 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (5.14%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
14 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Developer
14 9 (5.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (50.29%) .NET
2 83 (47.43%) jQuery
3 74 (42.29%) CSS
4 70 (40.00%) HTML
5 65 (37.14%) ASP.NET
6 57 (32.57%) .NET Framework
6 57 (32.57%) Entity Framework
7 48 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (19.43%) AngularJS
9 32 (18.29%) LINQ
9 32 (18.29%) MFC
10 31 (17.71%) Web Services
11 30 (17.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 30 (17.14%) STL
12 27 (15.43%) WCF
13 22 (12.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (11.43%) HTML5
15 19 (10.86%) CSS3
16 17 (9.71%) J2EE
17 16 (9.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 55 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.14%) Robotics
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 75 (42.86%) MVC
4 57 (32.57%) TDD
5 31 (17.71%) Scrum
6 30 (17.14%) UML
7 25 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 19 (10.86%) Web Development
9 18 (10.29%) OO
9 18 (10.29%) OOP
10 17 (9.71%) Presales
11 13 (7.43%) CRM
12 12 (6.86%) Visualisation
13 9 (5.14%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (5.14%) Refactoring
14 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
14 7 (4.00%) System Testing
14 7 (4.00%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 120 (68.57%) C#
2 76 (43.43%) JavaScript
3 60 (34.29%) C++
4 53 (30.29%) SQL
5 31 (17.71%) T-SQL
6 26 (14.86%) VB.NET
7 20 (11.43%) Java
8 13 (7.43%) R
9 11 (6.29%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.14%) C
11 8 (4.57%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.14%) VC++
13 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (45.71%) Degree
2 41 (23.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.86%) ISEB
4 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.57%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.14%) Oracle
3 7 (4.00%) Cognos
3 7 (4.00%) HP
3 7 (4.00%) Tableau
4 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow