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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 138 120 103
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2346 2665 3148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.43% 2.58% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.25% 15.64% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2068 2318 2714
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
17711 17043 18162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.31% 16.51% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15342 14389 15146
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -16 674 £50,000 - 80
South East -13 588 £42,500 -2.29% 61
Yorkshire +1 251 £36,000 -4.00% 36
East of England +14 218 £44,500 +18.66% 28
South West +2 180 £37,500 +2.73% 27
North West 0 162 £35,000 -6.66% 33
West Midlands -48 156 £37,500 -6.25% 23
East Midlands +26 98 £38,500 +10.00% 11
North East -39 17 £35,000 - 6
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3572 (77.89%) C#
2 3431 (74.81%) .NET
3 2751 (59.99%) SQL Server
4 2222 (48.45%) SQL
5 2174 (47.41%) ASP.NET
6 2045 (44.59%) JavaScript
7 1966 (42.87%) Microsoft
8 1918 (41.82%) HTML
9 1846 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
10 1726 (37.64%) MVC
11 1686 (36.76%) CSS
12 1387 (30.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 1277 (27.85%) jQuery
14 1113 (24.27%) .NET Framework
15 1012 (22.07%) Windows
16 958 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 946 (20.63%) Degree
18 910 (19.84%) Finance
19 850 (18.53%) XML
20 832 (18.14%) WCF
21 810 (17.66%) MS Excel
22 802 (17.49%) Web Services
23 800 (17.44%) Web Development
24 774 (16.88%) Software Engineering
25 770 (16.79%) T-SQL
26 719 (15.68%) HTML5
27 707 (15.42%) OO
28 655 (14.28%) VB.NET
29 646 (14.09%) TDD
30 629 (13.72%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 474 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 468 (10.20%) IIS
3 167 (3.64%) CMS
4 142 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 126 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 123 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
7 96 (2.09%) Node.js
8 82 (1.79%) Umbraco
9 43 (0.94%) Apache
10 32 (0.70%) Drupal
11 27 (0.59%) Skype for Business
12 26 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
13 24 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.37%) SAS
15 16 (0.35%) WordPress
16 12 (0.26%) Confluence
17 11 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 810 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 189 (4.12%) MS Office
3 70 (1.53%) Photoshop
4 49 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 31 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.55%) InfoPath
8 21 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.31%) MS Project
11 13 (0.28%) 3ds Max
12 11 (0.24%) Abaqus
12 11 (0.24%) Fireworks
12 11 (0.24%) NASTRAN
12 11 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
13 8 (0.17%) Maya
13 8 (0.17%) SPSS
14 7 (0.15%) GIMP
15 6 (0.13%) Mingle
16 3 (0.065%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 99 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.46%) Visualfiles
5 19 (0.41%) SAP Business One
6 16 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
8 7 (0.15%) Magento
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 7 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 6 (0.13%) Shopify
9 6 (0.13%) Unica
10 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.087%) LabWindows
12 3 (0.065%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.065%) Maximo
12 3 (0.065%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 286 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.05%) SaaS
4 55 (1.20%) GitHub
5 42 (0.92%) Office 365
6 21 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.35%) Heroku
9 11 (0.24%) PaaS
10 9 (0.20%) IaaS
11 7 (0.15%) Yammer
12 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.065%) Force.com
14 3 (0.065%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.044%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.044%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.79%) Internet
2 83 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 82 (1.79%) HTTP
4 78 (1.70%) Intranet
5 44 (0.96%) DNS
6 40 (0.87%) Firewall
7 28 (0.61%) Extranet
8 26 (0.57%) SSL
9 15 (0.33%) SMTP
10 14 (0.31%) LDAP
11 13 (0.28%) 3G
11 13 (0.28%) VoIP
12 12 (0.26%) SAN
13 11 (0.24%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.22%) SNMP
14 10 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.22%) Wireless
15 8 (0.17%) DHCP
16 7 (0.15%) Bluetooth
16 7 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2751 (59.99%) SQL Server
2 608 (13.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 451 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 447 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 395 (8.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 288 (6.28%) Relational Database
7 201 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 157 (3.42%) MySQL
9 141 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 134 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 89 (1.94%) Oracle Database
12 68 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 68 (1.48%) NoSQL
13 65 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 62 (1.35%) SSDT
15 50 (1.09%) MongoDB
16 44 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
17 42 (0.92%) SQLite
18 39 (0.85%) Big Data
19 31 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1387 (30.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 337 (7.35%) Subversion
3 303 (6.61%) NUnit
4 259 (5.65%) Git (software)
5 231 (5.04%) Selenium
6 159 (3.47%) JIRA
7 132 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 116 (2.53%) SpecFlow
9 112 (2.44%) TeamCity
10 104 (2.27%) ReSharper
11 93 (2.03%) Eclipse
12 91 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
13 78 (1.70%) Moq
14 74 (1.61%) SoapUI
15 68 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
16 67 (1.46%) WebDriver
17 62 (1.35%) Jenkins
17 62 (1.35%) MSTest
18 56 (1.22%) MSBuild
19 53 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 910 (19.84%) Finance
2 182 (3.97%) Banking
3 157 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 136 (2.97%) Games
5 130 (2.83%) Retail
6 118 (2.57%) Marketing
7 99 (2.16%) Law
8 76 (1.66%) Electronics
8 76 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 74 (1.61%) Automotive
10 72 (1.57%) Legal
11 69 (1.50%) Advertising
12 49 (1.07%) Front Office
13 47 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 46 (1.00%) Back Office
15 40 (0.87%) Investment Banking
16 28 (0.61%) Publishing
17 27 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.57%) Multimedia
19 25 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 3443 (75.08%) Developer
2 1692 (36.89%) .NET Developer
3 1651 (36.00%) C# Developer
4 1112 (24.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 677 (14.76%) Software Developer
6 635 (13.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 543 (11.84%) SQL Developer
8 530 (11.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 526 (11.47%) Senior Developer
10 467 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 446 (9.73%) C# Software Developer
12 372 (8.11%) Web Developer
13 353 (7.70%) Software Engineer
14 327 (7.13%) .NET Software Developer
15 316 (6.89%) Analyst
16 258 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
17 251 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
18 243 (5.30%) Senior .NET Developer
19 193 (4.21%) Junior
20 187 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3431 (74.81%) .NET
2 2174 (47.41%) ASP.NET
3 1918 (41.82%) HTML
4 1686 (36.76%) CSS
5 1277 (27.85%) jQuery
6 1113 (24.27%) .NET Framework
7 958 (20.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 850 (18.53%) XML
9 832 (18.14%) WCF
10 802 (17.49%) Web Services
11 719 (15.68%) HTML5
12 593 (12.93%) Entity Framework
13 501 (10.92%) Ajax
14 477 (10.40%) AngularJS
15 455 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 421 (9.18%) CSS3
17 371 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 366 (7.98%) WPF
19 352 (7.68%) LINQ
20 337 (7.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 506 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 296 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (4.43%) Mathematics
4 194 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 188 (4.10%) User Experience
6 136 (2.97%) N-Tier
7 123 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
8 86 (1.88%) Client/Server
9 77 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 73 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 53 (1.16%) Physics
12 43 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 38 (0.83%) Visualisation
14 36 (0.78%) Reinsurance
15 35 (0.76%) W3C
16 34 (0.74%) Blackberry
16 34 (0.74%) iPad
17 29 (0.63%) Blog
18 26 (0.57%) Social Media
19 24 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1012 (22.07%) Windows
2 194 (4.23%) Linux
3 189 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 101 (2.20%) Unix
5 95 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 94 (2.05%) Android
7 65 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 34 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 31 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 30 (0.65%) VxWorks
13 28 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 24 (0.52%) Windows 10
15 19 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
16 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.33%) Windows CE
17 10 (0.22%) Solaris
17 10 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1846 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1726 (37.64%) MVC
3 800 (17.44%) Web Development
4 774 (16.88%) Software Engineering
5 707 (15.42%) OO
6 646 (14.09%) TDD
7 629 (13.72%) Scrum
8 593 (12.93%) Unit Testing
9 562 (12.25%) SDLC
10 378 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 268 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 265 (5.78%) OOP
13 251 (5.47%) OOD
13 251 (5.47%) Workflow
14 246 (5.36%) SOA
15 235 (5.12%) BDD
16 232 (5.06%) Mentoring
17 200 (4.36%) Test Automation
18 189 (4.12%) Multithreading
19 188 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3572 (77.89%) C#
2 2222 (48.45%) SQL
3 2045 (44.59%) JavaScript
4 770 (16.79%) T-SQL
5 655 (14.28%) VB.NET
6 615 (13.41%) C++
7 354 (7.72%) VB
8 318 (6.93%) Java
9 243 (5.30%) C
10 211 (4.60%) PowerShell
11 175 (3.82%) PHP
12 142 (3.10%) VB6
13 99 (2.16%) XPath
14 84 (1.83%) Python
15 80 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 78 (1.70%) XAML
17 74 (1.61%) VBA
18 62 (1.35%) Perl
18 62 (1.35%) VBScript
19 49 (1.07%) VC++
Qualifications
1 946 (20.63%) Degree
2 159 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 107 (2.33%) ISEB
5 89 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 64 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 55 (1.20%) MCSD
8 39 (0.85%) MCTS
9 36 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 33 (0.72%) HND
11 29 (0.63%) MCSE
12 23 (0.50%) MCP
13 21 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.44%) MCPD
15 17 (0.37%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.33%) PhD
17 14 (0.31%) HNC
18 12 (0.26%) MCAD
18 12 (0.26%) PMI Certification
19 11 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (9.70%) QA
2 54 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.44%) SLA
5 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.13%) HL7
6 6 (0.13%) SDET
7 2 (0.044%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.044%) TickIT
8 1 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.022%) COBIT
8 1 (0.022%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.022%) MiFID
8 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.022%) SEPA
System Software
1 77 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.78%) Firmware
4 22 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.20%) Docker
7 7 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.11%) Snort
9 3 (0.065%) vCloud
10 2 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.044%) vSphere
11 1 (0.022%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.022%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.22%) Puppet
3 10 (0.22%) SCCM
4 8 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.17%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.13%) Ansible
5 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (0.13%) OpenView
6 5 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.11%) Control-M
6 5 (0.11%) SCOM
7 4 (0.087%) MOM
7 4 (0.087%) RSA Archer
7 4 (0.087%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.087%) Wonderware InTouch
8 2 (0.044%) MIIS
8 2 (0.044%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.022%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1966 (42.87%) Microsoft
2 457 (9.97%) Oracle
3 95 (2.07%) Telerik
4 72 (1.57%) Adobe
5 69 (1.50%) SAP
6 50 (1.09%) VMware
7 46 (1.00%) Nintex
8 44 (0.96%) Google
9 42 (0.92%) TOWER Software
10 36 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 34 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 33 (0.72%) HP
13 32 (0.70%) DevExpress
14 29 (0.63%) EPiServer
15 26 (0.57%) Perforce
16 20 (0.44%) Remedy
16 20 (0.44%) Riverbed
17 19 (0.41%) Facebook
18 17 (0.37%) Informatica
18 17 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension, Social activities, Training
Posted: Yesterday
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Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Hertfordshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
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Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Up to £42,000 + benefits
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Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
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Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
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Salary: £28000 - £31500 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
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Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday