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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 102 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2845 2842 3349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.67% 2.89% 3.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.46% 18.94% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2522 3046
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
17285 15004 16188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.19% 15.25% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14353 12852 14078
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -24 858 £50,000 - 90
South East -8 698 £42,500 +6.25% 74
East of England +6 278 £40,000 - 39
North West -3 239 £35,000 +7.69% 53
Yorkshire -26 215 £35,000 - 47
South West -8 197 £35,500 +9.23% 29
West Midlands -7 191 £35,000 - 20
East Midlands -26 136 £40,000 +5.26% 12
North East +4 25 £34,500 +6.15% 6
Midlands - 2 £39,992 -
South Coast - 2 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4893 (82.51%) .NET
2 4620 (77.91%) C#
3 3652 (61.59%) SQL Server
4 3260 (54.97%) ASP.NET
5 2970 (50.08%) SQL
6 2834 (47.79%) HTML
7 2722 (45.90%) JavaScript
8 2676 (45.13%) Microsoft
9 2408 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
10 2362 (39.83%) CSS
11 2093 (35.30%) MVC
12 1829 (30.84%) jQuery
13 1476 (24.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 1388 (23.41%) XML
15 1337 (22.55%) .NET Framework
16 1262 (21.28%) Windows
17 1260 (21.25%) WCF
18 1259 (21.23%) MS Excel
19 1228 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
20 1223 (20.62%) Web Services
21 1162 (19.60%) T-SQL
22 1127 (19.01%) Finance
23 1105 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1097 (18.50%) Degree
25 998 (16.83%) OO
26 959 (16.17%) VB.NET
27 951 (16.04%) Software Engineering
28 931 (15.70%) Scrum
29 890 (15.01%) HTML5
30 869 (14.65%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 858 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 564 (9.51%) IIS
3 331 (5.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 321 (5.41%) CMS
5 232 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 114 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 113 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
8 110 (1.85%) Umbraco
9 70 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 44 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 42 (0.71%) Confluence
12 37 (0.62%) MS Project Server
13 36 (0.61%) WordPress
13 36 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 32 (0.54%) NServiceBus
15 25 (0.42%) MS Exchange
16 23 (0.39%) Node.js
17 17 (0.29%) Drupal
18 16 (0.27%) Tomcat
19 15 (0.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 1259 (21.23%) MS Excel
2 238 (4.01%) MS Office
3 107 (1.80%) Photoshop
4 61 (1.03%) InfoPath
5 32 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 31 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 22 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 16 (0.27%) MS Project
9 11 (0.19%) Mingle
10 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.067%) Solid Edge
12 4 (0.067%) MicroStation
12 4 (0.067%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 4 (0.067%) Maya
12 4 (0.067%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.051%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.051%) GIMP
14 2 (0.034%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 165 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 14 (0.24%) Line 500
6 11 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.12%) Summit
8 6 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.084%) CODA-Financials
9 5 (0.084%) Tridion
10 4 (0.067%) Magento
10 4 (0.067%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.051%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.051%) Endur
11 3 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.051%) Agresso
11 3 (0.051%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 2 (0.034%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 191 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (1.79%) SaaS
3 43 (0.73%) Office 365
3 43 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (0.46%) GitHub
5 24 (0.40%) PaaS
6 19 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.10%) IaaS
10 5 (0.084%) Force.com
11 4 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.051%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.017%) Pure360
13 1 (0.017%) Trello
13 1 (0.017%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 213 (3.59%) Internet
2 188 (3.17%) Intranet
3 99 (1.67%) HTTP
4 68 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.62%) Extranet
6 27 (0.46%) Firewall
6 27 (0.46%) LAN
7 23 (0.39%) DNS
8 16 (0.27%) SAN
9 14 (0.24%) WAN
9 14 (0.24%) SSL
10 10 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.17%) LDAP
10 10 (0.17%) ATM
10 10 (0.17%) SSH
11 9 (0.15%) Bluetooth
12 8 (0.13%) VoIP
12 8 (0.13%) Network Security
13 7 (0.12%) SMPP
13 7 (0.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3652 (61.59%) SQL Server
2 1228 (20.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 798 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 763 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 483 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 424 (7.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 414 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 289 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 184 (3.10%) MySQL
10 179 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
11 167 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
12 105 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 98 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 88 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 76 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
16 56 (0.94%) QlikView
17 55 (0.93%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 50 (0.84%) OLAP
19 49 (0.83%) RavenDB
20 47 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1476 (24.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 339 (5.72%) Subversion
3 317 (5.35%) NUnit
4 272 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 230 (3.88%) Selenium
6 166 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 138 (2.33%) ReSharper
8 130 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
9 128 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 125 (2.11%) SpecFlow
11 122 (2.06%) MSBuild
12 120 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 109 (1.84%) Eclipse
14 95 (1.60%) MSTest
15 87 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
16 86 (1.45%) JIRA
16 86 (1.45%) CruiseControl
17 83 (1.40%) Jenkins
18 70 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
19 66 (1.11%) Moq
General
1 1127 (19.01%) Finance
2 202 (3.41%) Marketing
3 166 (2.80%) Banking
4 165 (2.78%) Retail
5 96 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 93 (1.57%) Games
7 83 (1.40%) Advertising
8 64 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 60 (1.01%) Law
10 59 (0.99%) Legal
11 44 (0.74%) Automotive
12 42 (0.71%) Front Office
13 39 (0.66%) Publishing
13 39 (0.66%) Back Office
14 34 (0.57%) Electronics
15 27 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.35%) Investment Banking
17 18 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.29%) French Language
18 17 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4513 (76.10%) Developer
2 1875 (31.62%) .NET Developer
3 1344 (22.66%) C# Developer
4 963 (16.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 804 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 744 (12.55%) Software Developer
7 504 (8.50%) Analyst
8 500 (8.43%) Web Developer
9 462 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 404 (6.81%) Software Engineer
11 395 (6.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 343 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 305 (5.14%) SharePoint Developer
14 263 (4.44%) Junior
15 247 (4.17%) Junior Developer
16 200 (3.37%) Programmer
17 194 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
18 188 (3.17%) .NET Web Developer
19 169 (2.85%) C# Software Developer
20 167 (2.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4893 (82.51%) .NET
2 3260 (54.97%) ASP.NET
3 2834 (47.79%) HTML
4 2362 (39.83%) CSS
5 1829 (30.84%) jQuery
6 1388 (23.41%) XML
7 1337 (22.55%) .NET Framework
8 1260 (21.25%) WCF
9 1223 (20.62%) Web Services
10 1105 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 890 (15.01%) HTML5
12 719 (12.12%) Ajax
13 582 (9.81%) CSS3
14 571 (9.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 529 (8.92%) LINQ
16 516 (8.70%) WPF
17 459 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 446 (7.52%) SOAP
19 419 (7.07%) WinForms
20 391 (6.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 619 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 429 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 178 (3.00%) Mathematics
4 169 (2.85%) User Experience
5 150 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 143 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 129 (2.18%) Open Source
8 117 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
9 115 (1.94%) N-Tier
10 112 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 97 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
12 61 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 47 (0.79%) Social Media
13 47 (0.79%) iPhone
14 46 (0.78%) Clustering
15 41 (0.69%) Derivative
15 41 (0.69%) Blog
16 39 (0.66%) W3C
17 32 (0.54%) Physics
18 31 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1262 (21.28%) Windows
2 245 (4.13%) Android
3 234 (3.95%) Linux
4 175 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 94 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (0.99%) UNIX
7 54 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 49 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 37 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 25 (0.42%) Solaris
13 21 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.25%) Windows CE
15 14 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
16 12 (0.20%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.19%) CentOS
18 8 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (0.12%) AIX
19 7 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2408 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2093 (35.30%) MVC
3 998 (16.83%) OO
4 951 (16.04%) Software Engineering
5 931 (15.70%) Scrum
6 869 (14.65%) TDD
7 577 (9.73%) Unit Testing
8 552 (9.31%) Web Development
9 411 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
10 402 (6.78%) OOP
11 386 (6.51%) E-Commerce
12 339 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
13 313 (5.28%) Workflow
14 307 (5.18%) OOD
15 297 (5.01%) Mentoring
16 289 (4.87%) Project Management
17 272 (4.59%) CRM
18 260 (4.38%) UML
19 226 (3.81%) Automated Testing
20 223 (3.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4620 (77.91%) C#
2 2970 (50.08%) SQL
3 2722 (45.90%) JavaScript
4 1162 (19.60%) T-SQL
5 959 (16.17%) VB.NET
6 660 (11.13%) C++
7 524 (8.84%) Java
8 476 (8.03%) VB
9 267 (4.50%) C
10 259 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 241 (4.06%) PHP
12 236 (3.98%) VB6
13 183 (3.09%) VBA
14 110 (1.85%) VBScript
15 85 (1.43%) Ruby
16 65 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 54 (0.91%) XPath
18 45 (0.76%) Python
19 43 (0.73%) VC++
20 34 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1097 (18.50%) Degree
2 277 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 86 (1.45%) ISEB
5 82 (1.38%) MCSD
6 57 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 56 (0.94%) MCTS
8 49 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 45 (0.76%) MCP
10 33 (0.56%) MCSE
11 29 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (0.40%) MCAD
13 17 (0.29%) MCPD
13 17 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.27%) MCITP
15 15 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 13 (0.22%) PhD
17 11 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 8 (0.13%) Brainbench
19 6 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (7.10%) QA
2 62 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 38 (0.64%) SLA
4 12 (0.20%) WCAG
5 7 (0.12%) IEC 61508
6 6 (0.10%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.084%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.084%) EMIR
8 4 (0.067%) HL7
9 3 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.034%) MiFID
10 2 (0.034%) DICOM
11 1 (0.017%) COBIT
11 1 (0.017%) WAI
11 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.017%) Basel II
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.017%) Data Quality
System Software
1 113 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 58 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.10%) IAG
5 6 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.084%) NFS
6 5 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.067%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.051%) vSphere
9 2 (0.034%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.034%) zsh
10 1 (0.017%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.017%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 71 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.27%) SCVMM
3 8 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 7 (0.12%) Puppet
5 6 (0.10%) Control-M
5 6 (0.10%) MOM
5 6 (0.10%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.067%) Unicenter
6 4 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.067%) SCCM
7 3 (0.051%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.051%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.034%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.017%) WMI
9 1 (0.017%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2676 (45.13%) Microsoft
2 488 (8.23%) Oracle
3 108 (1.82%) Sitecore
4 78 (1.32%) Telerik
4 78 (1.32%) EPiServer
5 67 (1.13%) Adobe
6 61 (1.03%) IBM
7 58 (0.98%) VMware
8 55 (0.93%) DevExpress
8 55 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 51 (0.86%) Cognos
10 45 (0.76%) HP
11 44 (0.74%) Twitter
12 41 (0.69%) SAP
13 33 (0.56%) Atlassian
14 32 (0.54%) Sybase
15 31 (0.52%) Sage
16 29 (0.49%) Nintex
17 27 (0.46%) Google
17 27 (0.46%) Facebook
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