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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 71 41
Rank change year-on-year +43 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 86 43 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.88% 3.36% 6.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.58% 20.87% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86 42 73
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 264 206 216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 24.20% 16.09% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 233 202 206
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham +10 31 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Crawley +13 26 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Gatwick - 15 £32,000 -
Worthing - 11 £37,500 - 2
Burgess Hill +29 7 £47,500 - 1
Chichester - 4 £39,250 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £52,500 -
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 128 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (70.00%) C#
3 91 (56.88%) Software Engineering
4 89 (55.63%) .NET
5 80 (50.00%) Degree
6 68 (42.50%) ASP.NET
7 67 (41.88%) JavaScript
8 66 (41.25%) .NET Framework
9 63 (39.38%) SQL Server
9 63 (39.38%) jQuery
10 60 (37.50%) MVC
11 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (33.13%) Entity Framework
12 52 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
13 50 (31.25%) OO
14 46 (28.75%) SQL
14 46 (28.75%) Microsoft
15 45 (28.13%) VB.NET
15 45 (28.13%) Unit Testing
16 44 (27.50%) Relational Database
16 44 (27.50%) MySQL
17 43 (26.88%) HTML
17 43 (26.88%) CSS
17 43 (26.88%) OOP
17 43 (26.88%) JSUnit
18 41 (25.63%) Git (software)
19 38 (23.75%) Scrum
20 36 (22.50%) C++
21 35 (21.88%) TDD

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (39.38%) SQL Server
2 44 (27.50%) MySQL
2 44 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 24 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (5.63%) GIS
5 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.13%) Power BI
6 5 (3.13%) QlikView
7 4 (2.50%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.88%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (26.88%) JSUnit
2 41 (25.63%) Git (software)
3 31 (19.38%) JIRA
4 27 (16.88%) Selenium
5 25 (15.63%) Subversion
6 20 (12.50%) HP UFT
7 19 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (10.63%) WebDriver
9 9 (5.63%) JMeter
9 9 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (5.63%) SpecFlow
9 9 (5.63%) TeamCity
10 8 (5.00%) NUnit
11 6 (3.75%) StyleCop
12 4 (2.50%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.88%) NuGet
14 2 (1.25%) Bower
14 2 (1.25%) Grunt
15 1 (0.63%) MSTest
15 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (5.00%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Games
2 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (40.63%) Developer
2 55 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 33 (20.63%) Software Engineer
4 31 (19.38%) C# Developer
5 30 (18.75%) SQL Developer
6 29 (18.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (18.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 29 (18.13%) Test Engineer
7 27 (16.88%) Software Developer
8 26 (16.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 24 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 17 (10.63%) Automation Test Lead
11 15 (9.38%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
12 14 (8.75%) Tester
13 12 (7.50%) Automation Tester
13 12 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (6.88%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (55.63%) .NET
2 68 (42.50%) ASP.NET
3 66 (41.25%) .NET Framework
4 63 (39.38%) jQuery
5 53 (33.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (33.13%) Entity Framework
6 43 (26.88%) CSS
6 43 (26.88%) HTML
7 29 (18.13%) REST
8 28 (17.50%) AngularJS
9 21 (13.13%) SOAP
9 21 (13.13%) XML
10 20 (12.50%) DOM
11 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (7.50%) MFC
11 12 (7.50%) STL
12 10 (6.25%) LINQ
12 10 (6.25%) Web Services
13 9 (5.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (32.50%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.38%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.38%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (56.88%) Software Engineering
3 60 (37.50%) MVC
4 50 (31.25%) OO
4 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 45 (28.13%) Unit Testing
6 43 (26.88%) OOP
7 38 (23.75%) Scrum
8 35 (21.88%) TDD
9 24 (15.00%) Refactoring
10 23 (14.38%) Test Scripting
11 17 (10.63%) Web Development
12 12 (7.50%) UML
13 10 (6.25%) SDLC
14 9 (5.63%) Code Coverage
14 9 (5.63%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (5.63%) Mathematics
14 9 (5.63%) Presales
14 9 (5.63%) Regression Testing
14 9 (5.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 112 (70.00%) C#
2 67 (41.88%) JavaScript
3 46 (28.75%) SQL
4 45 (28.13%) VB.NET
5 36 (22.50%) C++
6 15 (9.38%) Java
7 8 (5.00%) Fortran
7 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.38%) C
8 7 (4.38%) Python
9 6 (3.75%) R
10 4 (2.50%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 80 (50.00%) Degree
2 22 (13.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.63%) ISEB
3 9 (5.63%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 46 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.50%) HP
3 5 (3.13%) Tableau
4 4 (2.50%) Cognos
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) Birst
6 1 (0.63%) Mercator
6 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k to £50k doe
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum Bens incl Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago