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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 129 112 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2284 2643 3024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.44% 2.70% 3.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.51% 16.53% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 2343 2578
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
16909 15991 15852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.08% 16.34% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14677 13675 13115
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 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,503 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 13 February 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 13 February 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 -53 639 £51,500 +3.00% 98
South East -25 510 £45,000 +5.88% 60
Yorkshire +9 264 £37,500 +3.44% 55
East of England 0 215 £42,500 +6.25% 25
South West +9 214 £37,500 -3.84% 28
North West +23 196 £40,000 +6.66% 49
West Midlands -40 127 £38,000 +1.33% 26
East Midlands +15 79 £38,000 +1.33% 12
North East -6 36 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 3713 (78.82%) C#
2 3639 (77.24%) .NET
3 2967 (62.98%) SQL Server
4 2359 (50.07%) SQL
5 2250 (47.76%) ASP.NET
6 2069 (43.92%) JavaScript
7 1990 (42.24%) Microsoft
8 1970 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1864 (39.57%) HTML
10 1773 (37.64%) MVC
11 1705 (36.19%) CSS
12 1495 (31.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 1320 (28.02%) jQuery
14 1213 (25.75%) .NET Framework
15 1056 (22.42%) Windows
16 937 (19.89%) Degree
17 919 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 888 (18.85%) MS Excel
19 848 (18.00%) T-SQL
20 835 (17.72%) XML
21 833 (17.68%) Finance
22 813 (17.26%) WCF
23 805 (17.09%) Web Services
24 709 (15.05%) Scrum
25 696 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
26 695 (14.75%) Software Engineering
26 695 (14.75%) HTML5
27 689 (14.63%) Entity Framework
28 664 (14.09%) TDD
29 627 (13.31%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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
1 543 (11.53%) SharePoint
2 515 (10.93%) IIS
3 172 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 166 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 146 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 145 (3.08%) CMS
7 92 (1.95%) Umbraco
8 81 (1.72%) Node.js
9 48 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
10 29 (0.62%) Apache
11 28 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (0.51%) Drupal
13 23 (0.49%) MS Exchange
14 20 (0.42%) Confluence
15 19 (0.40%) Skype for Business
16 15 (0.32%) SAS
17 14 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.30%) LiveLink
18 12 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 888 (18.85%) MS Excel
2 182 (3.86%) MS Office
3 62 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 53 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 44 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.62%) InfoPath
8 23 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.32%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.19%) MS Project
12 6 (0.13%) GIMP
13 4 (0.085%) Abaqus
13 4 (0.085%) NASTRAN
13 4 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.064%) InDesign
15 2 (0.042%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.042%) Maya
15 2 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 129 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 18 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 17 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.15%) Endur
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.085%) Magento
10 2 (0.042%) assyst
10 2 (0.042%) Cerner Millennium
10 2 (0.042%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.042%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.042%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.042%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.042%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.021%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 288 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (2.21%) SaaS
3 98 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.06%) Office 365
5 40 (0.85%) GitHub
6 24 (0.51%) Heroku
7 15 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.28%) IaaS
9 7 (0.15%) Yammer
10 6 (0.13%) PaaS
11 3 (0.064%) Force.com
11 3 (0.064%) Trello
12 2 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.042%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.021%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.021%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.021%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.021%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 124 (2.63%) Internet
2 102 (2.17%) Intranet
3 80 (1.70%) HTTP
4 72 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.83%) DNS
6 38 (0.81%) SMTP
7 37 (0.79%) Firewall
8 30 (0.64%) Extranet
9 24 (0.51%) Network Security
10 23 (0.49%) LDAP
11 21 (0.45%) SSL
12 16 (0.34%) FTP
13 15 (0.32%) SMPP
14 14 (0.30%) Kerberos
14 14 (0.30%) SAN
15 12 (0.25%) DHCP
16 10 (0.21%) VoIP
17 8 (0.17%) Broadband
17 8 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2967 (62.98%) SQL Server
2 696 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 559 (11.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 513 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 428 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 269 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 227 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 179 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 154 (3.27%) MySQL
10 119 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 87 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
12 83 (1.76%) RDBMS
13 79 (1.68%) Oracle Database
14 78 (1.66%) MS Access
15 68 (1.44%) NoSQL
16 62 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
17 49 (1.04%) SSDT
18 48 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
19 42 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 41 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1495 (31.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 384 (8.15%) NUnit
3 341 (7.24%) Subversion
4 248 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 245 (5.20%) Selenium
6 175 (3.71%) JIRA
7 147 (3.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 135 (2.87%) SpecFlow
9 129 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 116 (2.46%) Moq
11 111 (2.36%) ReSharper
12 95 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
13 88 (1.87%) MSTest
13 88 (1.87%) SoapUI
14 82 (1.74%) MSBuild
15 81 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
16 69 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 65 (1.38%) HP UFT
18 64 (1.36%) Jenkins
19 63 (1.34%) Eclipse
General
1 833 (17.68%) Finance
2 191 (4.05%) Banking
3 159 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 133 (2.82%) Retail
5 107 (2.27%) Marketing
6 100 (2.12%) Games
7 96 (2.04%) Law
8 68 (1.44%) Automotive
9 67 (1.42%) Back Office
10 60 (1.27%) Front Office
11 58 (1.23%) Legal
11 58 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 55 (1.17%) Investment Banking
13 52 (1.10%) Advertising
14 49 (1.04%) Electronics
15 43 (0.91%) Publishing
16 28 (0.59%) Brand Awareness
17 25 (0.53%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.42%) Aerospace
19 19 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3542 (75.19%) Developer
2 1697 (36.02%) .NET Developer
3 1652 (35.07%) C# Developer
4 1070 (22.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 706 (14.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 700 (14.86%) Software Developer
7 614 (13.03%) SQL Developer
8 566 (12.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 558 (11.84%) Senior Developer
10 475 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 449 (9.53%) C# Software Developer
12 356 (7.56%) Web Developer
13 334 (7.09%) .NET Software Developer
14 331 (7.03%) Software Engineer
15 309 (6.56%) Analyst
16 289 (6.13%) Senior C# Developer
17 277 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
18 259 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
19 233 (4.95%) SQL Server Developer
20 204 (4.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3639 (77.24%) .NET
2 2250 (47.76%) ASP.NET
3 1864 (39.57%) HTML
4 1705 (36.19%) CSS
5 1320 (28.02%) jQuery
6 1213 (25.75%) .NET Framework
7 919 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 835 (17.72%) XML
9 813 (17.26%) WCF
10 805 (17.09%) Web Services
11 695 (14.75%) HTML5
12 689 (14.63%) Entity Framework
13 587 (12.46%) Ajax
14 409 (8.68%) AngularJS
15 408 (8.66%) WPF
16 406 (8.62%) CSS3
17 396 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
18 392 (8.32%) LINQ
19 362 (7.68%) WinForms
20 329 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 444 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 311 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 209 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 175 (3.71%) Mathematics
5 141 (2.99%) User Experience
6 127 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 112 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 110 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 99 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
10 66 (1.40%) Social Media
11 64 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 55 (1.17%) Physics
13 50 (1.06%) Blog
14 47 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 40 (0.85%) W3C
16 35 (0.74%) Reinsurance
17 32 (0.68%) Visualisation
18 31 (0.66%) Driving Licence
19 30 (0.64%) iPhone
20 25 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1056 (22.42%) Windows
2 184 (3.91%) Linux
3 170 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 124 (2.63%) Unix
5 85 (1.80%) Android
6 76 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 53 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 33 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.45%) Windows CE
13 20 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.30%) VxWorks
17 12 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (0.23%) Solaris
19 10 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
20 9 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1970 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1773 (37.64%) MVC
3 709 (15.05%) Scrum
4 695 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 664 (14.09%) TDD
6 627 (13.31%) OO
7 614 (13.03%) SDLC
8 545 (11.57%) Unit Testing
9 412 (8.75%) Web Development
10 356 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
11 275 (5.84%) OOP
12 273 (5.79%) Workflow
13 270 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
14 252 (5.35%) Mentoring
15 247 (5.24%) BDD
16 215 (4.56%) CRM
17 213 (4.52%) E-Commerce
18 212 (4.50%) OOD
19 208 (4.42%) Automated Testing
20 202 (4.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3713 (78.82%) C#
2 2359 (50.07%) SQL
3 2069 (43.92%) JavaScript
4 848 (18.00%) T-SQL
5 589 (12.50%) C++
6 575 (12.21%) VB.NET
7 405 (8.60%) VB
8 369 (7.83%) Java
9 237 (5.03%) C
10 210 (4.46%) PHP
11 202 (4.29%) PowerShell
12 139 (2.95%) VB6
13 114 (2.42%) VBA
14 112 (2.38%) Python
15 99 (2.10%) XPath
16 75 (1.59%) VBScript
17 61 (1.29%) Perl
18 58 (1.23%) PL/SQL
19 45 (0.96%) XAML
20 41 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 937 (19.89%) Degree
2 172 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 134 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 128 (2.72%) ISEB
5 104 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 67 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 55 (1.17%) MCSD
8 49 (1.04%) MCTS
9 46 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (0.59%) MCP
11 27 (0.57%) MCPD
11 27 (0.57%) MCSE
12 24 (0.51%) MCAD
13 23 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 19 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.36%) HND
16 16 (0.34%) PhD
17 11 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
17 11 (0.23%) HNC
18 10 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (9.66%) QA
2 66 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 32 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.32%) SLA
5 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.13%) SDET
6 6 (0.13%) TickIT
7 4 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.064%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.064%) HL7
8 3 (0.064%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.042%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.021%) COBIT
10 1 (0.021%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.021%) MiFID
10 1 (0.021%) SEPA
10 1 (0.021%) Solvency II
System Software
1 145 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 42 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.53%) Firmware
5 16 (0.34%) Docker
6 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.15%) Xen
8 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.085%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.042%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.042%) vCloud
10 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.042%) vSphere
11 1 (0.021%) Snort
11 1 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 84 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (0.21%) SCCM
4 7 (0.15%) MOM
4 7 (0.15%) Perfmon
5 6 (0.13%) OpenView
6 5 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.11%) Control-M
6 5 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.11%) Wonderware InTouch
7 4 (0.085%) Puppet
8 3 (0.064%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.064%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.064%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.042%) Ansible
9 2 (0.042%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.042%) Kibana
9 2 (0.042%) logstash
9 2 (0.042%) SCOM
9 2 (0.042%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1990 (42.24%) Microsoft
2 460 (9.76%) Oracle
3 89 (1.89%) Telerik
4 65 (1.38%) HP
5 59 (1.25%) Nintex
6 55 (1.17%) SAP
7 51 (1.08%) Adobe
8 46 (0.98%) Google
9 45 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 45 (0.96%) TOWER Software
10 43 (0.91%) Xamarin
11 42 (0.89%) VMware
12 30 (0.64%) Sybase
13 22 (0.47%) Citrix
14 20 (0.42%) DevExpress
15 19 (0.40%) Perforce
15 19 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.38%) Sencha
17 17 (0.36%) Remedy
17 17 (0.36%) Riverbed
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per month + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + it
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10% pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Mobile, Phone, Healt
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, parking
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35,000 to £50,000 + benefits and fr
Posted: Yesterday