The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 109 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2615 3043 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.55% 2.78% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.83% 16.94% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 2670 2710
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17632 17964 15245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.21% 16.40% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14948 15207 13075
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in England

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the England region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in England

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in England

Visual Studio
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 818 £52,500 - 86
South East -19 556 £43,563 +8.90% 66
Yorkshire +56 412 £38,500 +6.94% 45
West Midlands +8 202 £37,500 - 18
East of England -27 200 £45,000 +12.50% 19
South West +2 199 £35,000 -2.77% 28
North West -14 188 £40,000 +14.28% 35
East Midlands -59 72 £35,000 -9.67% 12
North East +3 33 £50,000 +49.25% 7
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 4279 (80.57%) .NET
2 4144 (78.03%) C#
3 3226 (60.74%) SQL Server
4 2749 (51.76%) SQL
5 2694 (50.72%) ASP.NET
6 2312 (43.53%) Microsoft
7 2311 (43.51%) JavaScript
8 2295 (43.21%) HTML
9 2255 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
10 2055 (38.69%) CSS
11 1964 (36.98%) MVC
12 1655 (31.16%) jQuery
13 1431 (26.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 1370 (25.80%) Windows
15 1335 (25.14%) .NET Framework
16 1207 (22.73%) XML
17 1166 (21.95%) Web Services
18 1130 (21.28%) WCF
19 1102 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1019 (19.19%) T-SQL
21 1001 (18.85%) MS Excel
22 955 (17.98%) Degree
23 953 (17.94%) Scrum
24 943 (17.76%) Software Engineering
25 926 (17.44%) HTML5
26 901 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
27 842 (15.85%) Finance
28 770 (14.50%) TDD
29 749 (14.10%) Entity Framework
30 737 (13.88%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 616 (11.60%) SharePoint
2 606 (11.41%) IIS
3 223 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 215 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 196 (3.69%) CMS
6 143 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
7 108 (2.03%) Umbraco
8 61 (1.15%) JBoss
9 51 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
10 47 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 43 (0.81%) Kentico
12 39 (0.73%) Confluence
13 36 (0.68%) WordPress
14 32 (0.60%) Node.js
15 23 (0.43%) Sitefinity
15 23 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 20 (0.38%) DNN
17 18 (0.34%) Drupal
17 18 (0.34%) MS Exchange
18 17 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 1001 (18.85%) MS Excel
2 201 (3.78%) MS Office
3 84 (1.58%) InfoPath
4 77 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 61 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 26 (0.49%) MS Project
8 24 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 8 (0.15%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.13%) Mingle
14 6 (0.11%) InDesign
15 5 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.056%) SPSS
17 2 (0.038%) Simulink
17 2 (0.038%) Stateflow
18 1 (0.019%) Maya
18 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 203 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.24%) assyst
4 12 (0.23%) Tridion
5 8 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.094%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.075%) Endur
10 3 (0.056%) Magento
11 2 (0.038%) Line 500
12 1 (0.019%) AquaLogic BPM
12 1 (0.019%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.019%) Epicor Tropos
12 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.019%) Staffware
12 1 (0.019%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 349 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.13%) Office 365
4 59 (1.11%) SaaS
5 39 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.21%) GitHub
8 5 (0.094%) Heroku
9 4 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.038%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.038%) Yammer
10 2 (0.038%) IaaS
10 2 (0.038%) PaaS
11 1 (0.019%) Route 53
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.019%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.35%) Intranet
2 111 (2.09%) Internet
3 72 (1.36%) HTTP
4 61 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 44 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (0.79%) Network Security
7 39 (0.73%) SMTP
8 35 (0.66%) DNS
9 29 (0.55%) SSL
10 26 (0.49%) HTTPS
10 26 (0.49%) Firewall
11 22 (0.41%) SMPP
12 21 (0.40%) CTI
13 15 (0.28%) Ethernet
13 15 (0.28%) FTP
13 15 (0.28%) SMS
14 13 (0.24%) Wireless
14 13 (0.24%) Extranet
15 10 (0.19%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.19%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3226 (60.74%) SQL Server
2 901 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 643 (12.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 550 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 433 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 299 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 268 (5.05%) Relational Database
8 263 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 244 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
10 166 (3.13%) MySQL
11 99 (1.86%) Oracle Database
12 72 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
13 68 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 63 (1.19%) NoSQL
15 62 (1.17%) MongoDB
16 53 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
18 51 (0.96%) MS Access
19 45 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 45 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1431 (26.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 376 (7.08%) NUnit
3 248 (4.67%) Subversion
4 230 (4.33%) Git (software)
5 229 (4.31%) Selenium
6 150 (2.82%) JIRA
6 150 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 136 (2.56%) ReSharper
8 115 (2.17%) TeamCity
9 114 (2.15%) SpecFlow
10 108 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 105 (1.98%) MSBuild
12 101 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
13 90 (1.69%) Moq
14 86 (1.62%) Eclipse
15 85 (1.60%) MSTest
16 80 (1.51%) FitNesse
17 75 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
18 68 (1.28%) CruiseControl
19 61 (1.15%) HP UFT
General
1 842 (15.85%) Finance
2 200 (3.77%) Retail
3 159 (2.99%) Marketing
4 126 (2.37%) Banking
5 106 (2.00%) Back Office
6 80 (1.51%) Games
7 79 (1.49%) Automotive
8 72 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 63 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 62 (1.17%) Law
11 56 (1.05%) Legal
11 56 (1.05%) Advertising
11 56 (1.05%) Front Office
12 47 (0.88%) Electronics
13 39 (0.73%) Publishing
14 29 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.43%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3833 (72.17%) Developer
2 1611 (30.33%) .NET Developer
3 1122 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 748 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 678 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 676 (12.73%) Software Developer
7 416 (7.83%) Web Developer
8 391 (7.36%) Software Engineer
9 379 (7.14%) Analyst
10 372 (7.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 354 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 254 (4.78%) Junior
13 252 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 198 (3.73%) Junior Developer
15 159 (2.99%) .NET Web Developer
16 151 (2.84%) Senior C# Developer
17 150 (2.82%) SharePoint Developer
18 148 (2.79%) Graduate
19 147 (2.77%) Programmer
20 145 (2.73%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4279 (80.57%) .NET
2 2694 (50.72%) ASP.NET
3 2295 (43.21%) HTML
4 2055 (38.69%) CSS
5 1655 (31.16%) jQuery
6 1335 (25.14%) .NET Framework
7 1207 (22.73%) XML
8 1166 (21.95%) Web Services
9 1130 (21.28%) WCF
10 1102 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 926 (17.44%) HTML5
12 749 (14.10%) Entity Framework
13 665 (12.52%) Ajax
14 464 (8.74%) LINQ
15 454 (8.55%) CSS3
16 447 (8.42%) WPF
17 446 (8.40%) AngularJS
18 338 (6.36%) WinForms
19 334 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 332 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 479 (9.02%) Computer Science
2 448 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 206 (3.88%) User Experience
5 170 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 152 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 140 (2.64%) N-Tier
8 104 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 97 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 90 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
11 89 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 65 (1.22%) Social Media
13 63 (1.19%) Visualisation
13 63 (1.19%) Blog
14 53 (1.00%) Physics
15 52 (0.98%) W3C
16 35 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 28 (0.53%) Replication
17 28 (0.53%) Clustering
18 24 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1370 (25.80%) Windows
2 203 (3.82%) Linux
3 151 (2.84%) Android
4 133 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 103 (1.94%) UNIX
7 100 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 68 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 44 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 41 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 29 (0.55%) Windows Phone
12 17 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
12 17 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 11 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.15%) CentOS
16 8 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2255 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1964 (36.98%) MVC
3 953 (17.94%) Scrum
4 943 (17.76%) Software Engineering
5 770 (14.50%) TDD
6 737 (13.88%) OO
7 522 (9.83%) SDLC
8 515 (9.70%) Unit Testing
9 429 (8.08%) Web Development
10 361 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 354 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 306 (5.76%) CRM
13 295 (5.55%) Mentoring
14 286 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
15 274 (5.16%) OOD
16 267 (5.03%) OOP
17 249 (4.69%) Workflow
18 236 (4.44%) Multithreading
19 225 (4.24%) Project Management
20 205 (3.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4144 (78.03%) C#
2 2749 (51.76%) SQL
3 2311 (43.51%) JavaScript
4 1019 (19.19%) T-SQL
5 632 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 603 (11.35%) C++
7 457 (8.60%) Java
8 325 (6.12%) VB
9 202 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 193 (3.63%) C
11 145 (2.73%) PHP
12 127 (2.39%) Python
13 108 (2.03%) VBA
14 99 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 83 (1.56%) VB6
16 56 (1.05%) VBScript
17 49 (0.92%) XPath
18 44 (0.83%) X++
19 42 (0.79%) Ruby
20 39 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 955 (17.98%) Degree
2 333 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 187 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 114 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 94 (1.77%) ISEB
6 90 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 87 (1.64%) MCSD
8 79 (1.49%) MCP
9 60 (1.13%) ISTQB
10 40 (0.75%) MCPD
11 39 (0.73%) PhD
12 36 (0.68%) MCTS
13 21 (0.40%) HND
14 19 (0.36%) MCSE
14 19 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.34%) MCAD
16 17 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 16 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 11 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 9 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 464 (8.74%) QA
2 37 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 36 (0.68%) SLA
4 12 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.13%) Section 508
5 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.11%) WCAG
6 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.094%) HL7
8 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.019%) JTAG
9 1 (0.019%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.019%) GCP
9 1 (0.019%) Basel II
9 1 (0.019%) TickIT
9 1 (0.019%) WAI
9 1 (0.019%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.66%) Firmware
4 16 (0.30%) Docker
5 11 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.15%) NFS
9 7 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.13%) UAG
10 6 (0.11%) vSphere
11 4 (0.075%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.056%) HDFS
13 2 (0.038%) Snort
Systems Management
1 42 (0.79%) SCOM
2 40 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.34%) Puppet
4 17 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.32%) SCCM
5 14 (0.26%) MOM
6 9 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (0.17%) WMI
7 7 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.094%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.075%) Graphite
11 3 (0.056%) MIIS
12 2 (0.038%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.019%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.019%) Nagios
13 1 (0.019%) Ansible
13 1 (0.019%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.019%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2312 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 570 (10.73%) Oracle
3 84 (1.58%) Sitecore
4 67 (1.26%) Red Gate
5 66 (1.24%) Google
6 61 (1.15%) Sybase
7 58 (1.09%) Apple
7 58 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (1.07%) Adobe
9 51 (0.96%) Cisco
10 49 (0.92%) Telerik
11 38 (0.72%) VMware
12 33 (0.62%) SAP
13 31 (0.58%) Xamarin
14 30 (0.56%) Tableau
14 30 (0.56%) Twitter
15 28 (0.53%) HP
15 28 (0.53%) TOWER Software
16 23 (0.43%) Nintex
17 21 (0.40%) Atlassian
West Midlands
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: excellent benefits + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blues Point
Salary: bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
N.a.t.a Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
InterAct Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Penryn, Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago