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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 56 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 75 57 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.00% 4.85% 5.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.19% 20.73% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 56
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £60,000
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 233 275 206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 21.74% 23.40% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 259 190
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Crawley +5 22 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Haywards Heath - 15 £52,500 - 1
Worthing -5 13 £37,500 +50.00%
Gatwick 0 12 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Horsham +11 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Burgess Hill +26 6 £47,500 - 1
East Grinstead +16 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 92 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (71.05%) C#
3 66 (57.89%) .NET
4 65 (57.02%) Software Engineering
5 47 (41.23%) ASP.NET
6 46 (40.35%) JavaScript
7 43 (37.72%) Degree
8 40 (35.09%) .NET Framework
9 39 (34.21%) SQL
10 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 37 (32.46%) Microsoft
12 35 (30.70%) jQuery
13 34 (29.82%) MVC
14 33 (28.95%) HTML
14 33 (28.95%) OO
15 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
16 30 (26.32%) Test Automation
17 29 (25.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (25.44%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (25.44%) CSS
18 28 (24.56%) Entity Framework
18 28 (24.56%) Unit Testing
19 27 (23.68%) MySQL
19 27 (23.68%) Scrum
19 27 (23.68%) TDD
20 26 (22.81%) REST
20 26 (22.81%) Relational Database
21 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
21 25 (21.93%) VB.NET
22 24 (21.05%) C++

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 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (14.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (3.51%) DHCP
2 4 (3.51%) DNS
2 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.51%) PPP
2 4 (3.51%) RS-232
2 4 (3.51%) RS-485
2 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.68%) MySQL
3 26 (22.81%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.04%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Power BI
7 1 (0.88%) QlikView
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.05%) JSUnit
3 23 (20.18%) JIRA
3 23 (20.18%) Selenium
4 19 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 18 (15.79%) Subversion
6 13 (11.40%) HP UFT
7 12 (10.53%) JMeter
7 12 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 12 (10.53%) TeamCity
8 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (6.14%) NUnit
10 4 (3.51%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.75%) MSTest
11 2 (1.75%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (3.51%) Electronics
1 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.81%) C# Developer
3 26 (22.81%) Software Engineer
4 25 (21.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (21.93%) Test Automation Engineer
4 25 (21.93%) Test Engineer
5 23 (20.18%) Software Developer
6 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (15.79%) Automation Test Lead
8 17 (14.91%) .NET Software Developer
8 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 17 (14.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (14.91%) SQL Developer
9 16 (14.04%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (11.40%) Automation Tester
10 13 (11.40%) Tester
11 12 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
11 12 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.89%) .NET
2 47 (41.23%) ASP.NET
3 40 (35.09%) .NET Framework
4 35 (30.70%) jQuery
5 33 (28.95%) HTML
6 29 (25.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (25.44%) CSS
7 28 (24.56%) Entity Framework
8 26 (22.81%) REST
9 21 (18.42%) XML
10 17 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (13.16%) SOAP
12 14 (12.28%) DOM
13 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
14 10 (8.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (8.77%) MFC
14 10 (8.77%) STL
14 10 (8.77%) Web Services
15 7 (6.14%) ATL
15 7 (6.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.44%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.14%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.88%) Robotics
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (57.02%) Software Engineering
3 34 (29.82%) MVC
4 33 (28.95%) OO
5 30 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 28 (24.56%) Unit Testing
7 27 (23.68%) Scrum
7 27 (23.68%) TDD
8 24 (21.05%) OOP
9 19 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 16 (14.04%) Automation Testing
10 16 (14.04%) Refactoring
11 12 (10.53%) Code Coverage
11 12 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (10.53%) User Stories
11 12 (10.53%) Web Development
12 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
12 10 (8.77%) SDLC
12 10 (8.77%) UML
13 7 (6.14%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (71.05%) C#
2 46 (40.35%) JavaScript
3 39 (34.21%) SQL
4 25 (21.93%) VB.NET
5 24 (21.05%) C++
6 7 (6.14%) C
6 7 (6.14%) Fortran
6 7 (6.14%) Python
7 4 (3.51%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.63%) Java
8 3 (2.63%) VB
9 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.75%) VBScript
9 2 (1.75%) VC++
10 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (37.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Firmware
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) HP
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Mercator
5 1 (0.88%) Birst
5 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Yoh
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago