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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 117 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2534 2931 2891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.48% 2.74% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.15% 16.83% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 2572 2565
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 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
17912 17415 15204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.52% 16.25% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15370 14507 13045
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 £31,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -19 787 £52,500 +5.00% 84
South East -15 582 £42,500 +6.25% 76
Yorkshire +36 341 £38,500 +10.00% 27
West Midlands +1 193 £37,500 +7.14% 19
South West -9 187 £35,000 - 39
North West -22 184 £38,500 +10.00% 58
East of England -40 180 £43,000 +7.50% 18
East Midlands -43 80 £35,000 -12.50% 21
North East +6 33 £40,000 +16.78% 5
Midlands -13 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4105 (80.22%) .NET
2 4030 (78.76%) C#
3 3116 (60.90%) SQL Server
4 2643 (51.65%) SQL
5 2591 (50.64%) ASP.NET
6 2251 (43.99%) JavaScript
7 2234 (43.66%) Microsoft
8 2209 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2162 (42.25%) HTML
10 1951 (38.13%) CSS
11 1890 (36.94%) MVC
12 1617 (31.60%) jQuery
13 1459 (28.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 1300 (25.41%) .NET Framework
15 1289 (25.19%) Windows
16 1102 (21.54%) XML
17 1093 (21.36%) WCF
18 1091 (21.32%) Web Services
19 1039 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
20 999 (19.52%) T-SQL
21 980 (19.15%) MS Excel
22 930 (18.17%) Scrum
23 917 (17.92%) Degree
24 887 (17.33%) HTML5
25 881 (17.22%) Software Engineering
26 816 (15.95%) Finance
27 809 (15.81%) SQL Server 2008
28 790 (15.44%) TDD
29 732 (14.31%) Entity Framework
30 682 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 664 (12.98%) SharePoint
2 560 (10.94%) IIS
3 227 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 201 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 164 (3.21%) CMS
6 132 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
7 109 (2.13%) Umbraco
8 55 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
9 48 (0.94%) JBoss
10 40 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 38 (0.74%) Node.js
12 34 (0.66%) Kentico
13 30 (0.59%) WordPress
14 29 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 25 (0.49%) Sitefinity
16 22 (0.43%) Confluence
17 21 (0.41%) MS Exchange
18 20 (0.39%) DNN
19 17 (0.33%) NServiceBus
20 16 (0.31%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 980 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 180 (3.52%) MS Office
3 72 (1.41%) InfoPath
4 56 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 55 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 47 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (0.47%) MS Project
8 18 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.25%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.059%) Mingle
13 3 (0.059%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.039%) InDesign
15 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.020%) Maya
15 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 215 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.16%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.14%) Endur
5 7 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.12%) Tridion
6 6 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.098%) assyst
8 4 (0.078%) Epicor Tropos
9 3 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.059%) Magento
10 2 (0.039%) Line 500
10 2 (0.039%) Exstream
11 1 (0.020%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.020%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.020%) Staffware
11 1 (0.020%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 346 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (1.47%) Office 365
4 60 (1.17%) SaaS
5 36 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.21%) GitHub
8 7 (0.14%) Heroku
9 6 (0.12%) IaaS
10 4 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.020%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.020%) Yammer
11 1 (0.020%) Route 53
11 1 (0.020%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.35%) Intranet
2 112 (2.19%) Internet
3 71 (1.39%) HTTP
4 63 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 48 (0.94%) SMTP
5 48 (0.94%) Network Security
6 39 (0.76%) Firewall
7 37 (0.72%) DNS
8 31 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (0.57%) SMPP
10 25 (0.49%) SSL
11 22 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 21 (0.41%) CTI
13 18 (0.35%) FTP
13 18 (0.35%) SMS
14 17 (0.33%) Ethernet
15 15 (0.29%) DHCP
16 13 (0.25%) SAN
17 12 (0.23%) Extranet
18 11 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3116 (60.90%) SQL Server
2 809 (15.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 682 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 600 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 429 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 288 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 265 (5.18%) Relational Database
8 249 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 243 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (2.78%) MySQL
11 96 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 78 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 72 (1.41%) NoSQL
14 69 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
15 58 (1.13%) MongoDB
16 53 (1.04%) MS Access
17 51 (1.00%) RDBMS
18 50 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
19 42 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
19 42 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1459 (28.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 362 (7.07%) NUnit
3 248 (4.85%) Subversion
3 248 (4.85%) Selenium
4 243 (4.75%) Git (software)
5 160 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 142 (2.78%) ReSharper
7 141 (2.76%) JIRA
8 108 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 108 (2.11%) MSBuild
9 106 (2.07%) SpecFlow
10 101 (1.97%) Moq
11 98 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 85 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
13 83 (1.62%) MSTest
13 83 (1.62%) FitNesse
14 81 (1.58%) HP UFT
15 76 (1.49%) Eclipse
16 71 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
17 50 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 816 (15.95%) Finance
2 194 (3.79%) Retail
3 148 (2.89%) Marketing
4 136 (2.66%) Banking
5 107 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 100 (1.95%) Back Office
7 75 (1.47%) Games
8 65 (1.27%) Law
9 63 (1.23%) Automotive
10 62 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 62 (1.21%) Front Office
11 55 (1.07%) Advertising
12 53 (1.04%) Legal
13 47 (0.92%) Electronics
14 32 (0.63%) Publishing
15 25 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (0.49%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3678 (71.88%) Developer
2 1541 (30.12%) .NET Developer
3 1076 (21.03%) C# Developer
4 712 (13.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 654 (12.78%) Software Developer
6 637 (12.45%) Senior Developer
7 409 (7.99%) Software Engineer
8 407 (7.95%) Web Developer
9 370 (7.23%) Analyst
9 370 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 368 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 245 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
12 220 (4.30%) Junior
13 168 (3.28%) Junior Developer
14 162 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
15 153 (2.99%) SharePoint Developer
16 149 (2.91%) Graduate
17 146 (2.85%) C# Software Developer
18 143 (2.79%) .NET Web Developer
19 137 (2.68%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4105 (80.22%) .NET
2 2591 (50.64%) ASP.NET
3 2162 (42.25%) HTML
4 1951 (38.13%) CSS
5 1617 (31.60%) jQuery
6 1300 (25.41%) .NET Framework
7 1102 (21.54%) XML
8 1093 (21.36%) WCF
9 1091 (21.32%) Web Services
10 1039 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 887 (17.33%) HTML5
12 732 (14.31%) Entity Framework
13 617 (12.06%) Ajax
14 470 (9.19%) LINQ
15 444 (8.68%) WPF
15 444 (8.68%) CSS3
16 420 (8.21%) AngularJS
17 323 (6.31%) KnockoutJS
18 315 (6.16%) SOAP
19 314 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 465 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 406 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 183 (3.58%) User Experience
5 163 (3.19%) Mathematics
6 149 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 123 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 108 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 103 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
10 95 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 85 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 59 (1.15%) Blog
13 58 (1.13%) Social Media
14 55 (1.07%) Physics
14 55 (1.07%) Visualisation
15 51 (1.00%) W3C
16 33 (0.64%) Algorithms
17 30 (0.59%) Replication
18 23 (0.45%) Graphic Design
19 22 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1289 (25.19%) Windows
2 201 (3.93%) Linux
3 141 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 130 (2.54%) Android
5 113 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 109 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 99 (1.93%) UNIX
8 68 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 51 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 43 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
13 16 (0.31%) Windows CE
14 15 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.20%) FreeBSD
17 9 (0.18%) Solaris
17 9 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2209 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1890 (36.94%) MVC
3 930 (18.17%) Scrum
4 881 (17.22%) Software Engineering
5 790 (15.44%) TDD
6 659 (12.88%) OO
7 513 (10.03%) Unit Testing
8 501 (9.79%) SDLC
9 389 (7.60%) Web Development
10 362 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 337 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 308 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 305 (5.96%) CRM
14 288 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 247 (4.83%) OOD
16 244 (4.77%) Workflow
17 243 (4.75%) OOP
18 232 (4.53%) Multithreading
19 219 (4.28%) Automated Testing
20 218 (4.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4030 (78.76%) C#
2 2643 (51.65%) SQL
3 2251 (43.99%) JavaScript
4 999 (19.52%) T-SQL
5 588 (11.49%) VB.NET
6 579 (11.32%) C++
7 429 (8.38%) Java
8 302 (5.90%) VB
9 201 (3.93%) C
9 201 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 139 (2.72%) PHP
11 136 (2.66%) Python
12 109 (2.13%) VBA
13 94 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 71 (1.39%) VB6
15 56 (1.09%) XPath
15 56 (1.09%) VBScript
16 55 (1.07%) Perl
17 45 (0.88%) X++
18 37 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 917 (17.92%) Degree
2 298 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 186 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 109 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 97 (1.90%) ISEB
6 78 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 69 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 65 (1.27%) MCSD
9 54 (1.06%) MCP
10 37 (0.72%) PhD
11 27 (0.53%) MCPD
12 26 (0.51%) MCSE
13 24 (0.47%) MCTS
14 16 (0.31%) HND
14 16 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 14 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (0.21%) MCAD
19 10 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (8.21%) QA
2 37 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.51%) SLA
4 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.16%) Section 508
7 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.12%) WCAG
9 4 (0.078%) HL7
9 4 (0.078%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.039%) TickIT
11 1 (0.020%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.020%) JTAG
11 1 (0.020%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.020%) Basel II
System Software
1 76 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 42 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.63%) Firmware
4 23 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.29%) Docker
7 10 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.14%) UAG
8 7 (0.14%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.078%) NFS
10 3 (0.059%) vSphere
10 3 (0.059%) Snort
10 3 (0.059%) Xen
10 3 (0.059%) HDFS
11 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.020%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (0.84%) SCOM
3 18 (0.35%) SCCM
4 17 (0.33%) Puppet
5 16 (0.31%) MOM
6 12 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.18%) WMI
8 9 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.14%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.078%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.078%) Graphite
11 3 (0.059%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.039%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.039%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.039%) Nagios
12 2 (0.039%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.039%) MIIS
13 1 (0.020%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2234 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 523 (10.22%) Oracle
3 85 (1.66%) Sitecore
4 77 (1.50%) Red Gate
5 60 (1.17%) Sybase
6 57 (1.11%) Google
7 55 (1.07%) Telerik
8 50 (0.98%) Apple
8 50 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (0.82%) VMware
10 41 (0.80%) SAP
11 39 (0.76%) Adobe
12 38 (0.74%) Cisco
13 37 (0.72%) HP
14 31 (0.61%) Tableau
15 28 (0.55%) Xamarin
15 28 (0.55%) Perforce
16 23 (0.45%) Nintex
17 22 (0.43%) Twitter
17 22 (0.43%) DevExpress
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West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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