Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 53 76
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 138 99 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.86% 4.55% 3.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.00% 27.35% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 138 108 143
West Sussex median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,375 £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 460 362 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.87% 16.62% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 417 331 511
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -2 60 £47,500 - 1
Horsham -7 27 £42,500 - 2
Chichester +3 14 £45,000 +63.64%
Worthing -9 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Haywards Heath +2 5 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Gatwick +15 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Crawley -3 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 103 (74.64%) C#
2 99 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (51.45%) TDD
3 71 (51.45%) Degree
4 61 (44.20%) Software Engineering
5 60 (43.48%) C++
6 58 (42.03%) .NET
7 57 (41.30%) MFC
7 57 (41.30%) Windows
7 57 (41.30%) Computer Science
8 56 (40.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 54 (39.13%) UML
9 54 (39.13%) STL
9 54 (39.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 53 (38.41%) SQL
10 53 (38.41%) CSS
11 52 (37.68%) MVC
12 51 (36.96%) JavaScript
13 48 (34.78%) jQuery
14 46 (33.33%) HTML
15 42 (30.43%) SQL Server
16 41 (29.71%) T-SQL
17 40 (28.99%) ASP.NET
18 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
19 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
19 29 (21.01%) Entity Framework
20 27 (19.57%) WCF
21 26 (18.84%) Web Services
22 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
23 22 (15.94%) 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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.07%) CMS
3 7 (5.07%) IIS
3 7 (5.07%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.59%) Power BI
3 16 (11.59%) QlikView
4 14 (10.14%) Spotfire
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.07%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (5.07%) InterSystems Cache
5 7 (5.07%) Redis
6 3 (2.17%) GIS
7 2 (1.45%) Big Data
7 2 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (12.32%) NUnit
2 17 (12.32%) StyleCop
3 9 (6.52%) Selenium
4 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.45%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 2 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (0.72%) Games
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (41.30%) C++ Software Engineer
1 57 (41.30%) Software Engineer
2 56 (40.58%) Developer
3 36 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 34 (24.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 34 (24.64%) Senior Software Engineer
5 22 (15.94%) C# Developer
6 19 (13.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (10.14%) Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.07%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (5.07%) C# Web Developer
10 7 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.03%) .NET
2 57 (41.30%) MFC
3 54 (39.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 54 (39.13%) STL
4 53 (38.41%) CSS
5 48 (34.78%) jQuery
6 46 (33.33%) HTML
7 40 (28.99%) ASP.NET
8 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
8 29 (21.01%) Entity Framework
9 27 (19.57%) WCF
10 26 (18.84%) Web Services
11 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (13.77%) LINQ
13 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
13 16 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (10.14%) MDX
15 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (9.42%) HTML5
16 12 (8.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (41.30%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.17%) Robotics
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.30%) Windows
2 2 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (51.45%) TDD
3 61 (44.20%) Software Engineering
4 54 (39.13%) UML
5 52 (37.68%) MVC
6 19 (13.77%) Scrum
7 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (11.59%) Visualisation
8 14 (10.14%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (6.52%) System Testing
9 9 (6.52%) Web Development
10 8 (5.80%) Project Management
11 7 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.07%) Process Improvement
11 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.07%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.35%) Front End Development
12 6 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (74.64%) C#
2 60 (43.48%) C++
3 53 (38.41%) SQL
4 51 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 41 (29.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.17%) Java
6 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.45%) VC++
8 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (51.45%) Degree
2 56 (40.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) ISEB
4 2 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) Tableau
3 14 (10.14%) Cognos
4 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (0.72%) Nintex