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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 109 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2623 3103 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.60% 2.95% 3.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.94% 18.07% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2295 2649 2909
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 £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
16458 17173 15234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.31% 16.35% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13934 14203 13146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 March 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 30 March 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 -51 759 £50,000 - 122
South East +12 722 £43,000 +7.50% 104
Yorkshire +3 248 £37,500 +4.16% 45
West Midlands +24 214 £40,000 +14.28% 28
East of England -8 212 £38,000 -5.00% 39
South West -14 201 £37,500 +10.29% 44
North West -7 183 £37,500 +7.14% 46
North East +38 66 £35,000 +16.66% 12
East Midlands -72 66 £37,500 +1.35% 21
South Coast - 2 - -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4185 (78.87%) .NET
2 3962 (74.67%) C#
3 3258 (61.40%) SQL Server
4 2887 (54.41%) SQL
5 2739 (51.62%) ASP.NET
6 2454 (46.25%) HTML
7 2437 (45.93%) JavaScript
8 2336 (44.03%) Microsoft
9 2271 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
10 2188 (41.24%) CSS
11 1882 (35.47%) MVC
12 1590 (29.97%) jQuery
13 1352 (25.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 1272 (23.97%) .NET Framework
15 1261 (23.77%) XML
16 1253 (23.61%) Windows
17 1094 (20.62%) SQL Server 2008
18 1075 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1051 (19.81%) MS Excel
20 1044 (19.68%) WCF
21 1015 (19.13%) Web Services
22 958 (18.06%) Finance
23 935 (17.62%) T-SQL
24 928 (17.49%) HTML5
25 908 (17.11%) Scrum
26 859 (16.19%) Degree
27 815 (15.36%) Software Engineering
28 770 (14.51%) OO
29 768 (14.47%) Ajax
30 761 (14.34%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 740 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 568 (10.70%) IIS
3 335 (6.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 248 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 226 (4.26%) CMS
6 120 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 86 (1.62%) Umbraco
8 81 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
9 65 (1.23%) Confluence
10 63 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 37 (0.70%) JBoss
12 31 (0.58%) WordPress
13 30 (0.57%) Node.js
14 29 (0.55%) NServiceBus
15 24 (0.45%) Kentico
16 19 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 18 (0.34%) WebSphere
18 17 (0.32%) Tomcat
19 16 (0.30%) Apache
19 16 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1051 (19.81%) MS Excel
2 281 (5.30%) MS Office
3 115 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 84 (1.58%) Photoshop
5 72 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 36 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 21 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.34%) MS Project
10 17 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.25%) Mingle
12 10 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.19%) Fireworks
13 9 (0.17%) SPSS
14 7 (0.13%) GNU Octave
15 6 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.075%) InDesign
17 3 (0.057%) Maya
17 3 (0.057%) 3ds Max
18 2 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 184 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.30%) assyst
3 16 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 15 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.28%) Tridion
5 13 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.21%) Magento
7 10 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
8 7 (0.13%) Line 500
9 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.094%) LabWindows
10 5 (0.094%) ReMetrica
11 4 (0.075%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.075%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.057%) Temenos T24
13 2 (0.038%) Line 100
13 2 (0.038%) Sage 200
13 2 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 243 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (1.73%) SaaS
3 57 (1.07%) Office 365
4 54 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.49%) GitHub
6 19 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.25%) PaaS
8 4 (0.075%) IaaS
8 4 (0.075%) Yammer
9 3 (0.057%) Trello
10 2 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.019%) Heroku
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.019%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.019%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.019%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.37%) Intranet
2 125 (2.36%) Internet
3 83 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 45 (0.85%) DNS
5 44 (0.83%) HTTP
6 40 (0.75%) Extranet
7 38 (0.72%) Firewall
8 30 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (0.53%) SSL
10 23 (0.43%) LAN
11 22 (0.41%) WAN
12 21 (0.40%) Network Security
13 18 (0.34%) AMQP
14 16 (0.30%) Wireless
15 15 (0.28%) CTI
15 15 (0.28%) HTTPS
16 13 (0.25%) SMTP
17 12 (0.23%) DHCP
18 10 (0.19%) VoIP
18 10 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3258 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 1094 (20.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 602 (11.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 467 (8.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 398 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 325 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 277 (5.22%) Relational Database
8 211 (3.98%) MySQL
9 206 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
10 194 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 106 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
12 89 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 80 (1.51%) MS Access
14 57 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 56 (1.06%) PerformancePoint
16 55 (1.04%) RDBMS
17 53 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
18 43 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
19 42 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 42 (0.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1352 (25.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 437 (8.24%) NUnit
3 246 (4.64%) Subversion
4 228 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 223 (4.20%) Selenium
6 169 (3.19%) JIRA
7 159 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 158 (2.98%) TeamCity
9 156 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 137 (2.58%) ReSharper
11 135 (2.54%) SpecFlow
12 115 (2.17%) Eclipse
13 108 (2.04%) MSTest
14 103 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 88 (1.66%) MSBuild
16 83 (1.56%) FitNesse
17 79 (1.49%) WebDriver
18 73 (1.38%) Moq
19 71 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
20 67 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 958 (18.06%) Finance
2 177 (3.34%) Banking
3 173 (3.26%) Retail
4 158 (2.98%) Marketing
5 84 (1.58%) Automotive
6 77 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 74 (1.39%) Law
8 70 (1.32%) Legal
9 64 (1.21%) Back Office
10 59 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 56 (1.06%) Games
12 48 (0.90%) Publishing
13 47 (0.89%) Front Office
14 46 (0.87%) Advertising
15 39 (0.74%) Investment Banking
16 36 (0.68%) Electronics
17 26 (0.49%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.32%) Multimedia
19 16 (0.30%) French Language
20 15 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 3866 (72.86%) Developer
2 1557 (29.34%) .NET Developer
3 1079 (20.34%) C# Developer
4 759 (14.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 697 (13.14%) Software Developer
6 631 (11.89%) Senior Developer
7 444 (8.37%) Analyst
8 396 (7.46%) Web Developer
9 379 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 353 (6.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 296 (5.58%) Software Engineer
12 268 (5.05%) Junior
13 255 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
14 243 (4.58%) Junior Developer
15 237 (4.47%) SharePoint Developer
16 181 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
17 177 (3.34%) Programmer
18 158 (2.98%) Senior C# Developer
19 154 (2.90%) Applications Developer
20 151 (2.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4185 (78.87%) .NET
2 2739 (51.62%) ASP.NET
3 2454 (46.25%) HTML
4 2188 (41.24%) CSS
5 1590 (29.97%) jQuery
6 1272 (23.97%) .NET Framework
7 1261 (23.77%) XML
8 1075 (20.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1044 (19.68%) WCF
10 1015 (19.13%) Web Services
11 928 (17.49%) HTML5
12 768 (14.47%) Ajax
13 614 (11.57%) Entity Framework
14 488 (9.20%) CSS3
15 473 (8.91%) LINQ
16 416 (7.84%) WPF
17 377 (7.11%) WinForms
18 325 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 318 (5.99%) AngularJS
20 316 (5.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 477 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 425 (8.01%) Computer Science
3 188 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 184 (3.47%) User Experience
5 179 (3.37%) Mathematics
6 156 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 148 (2.79%) Client/Server
8 125 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 106 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 102 (1.92%) Open Source
11 80 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
12 64 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 55 (1.04%) Visualisation
14 53 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 49 (0.92%) Social Media
16 46 (0.87%) W3C
17 45 (0.85%) Hedge funds
18 40 (0.75%) Clustering
19 37 (0.70%) Physics
19 37 (0.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1253 (23.61%) Windows
2 202 (3.81%) Linux
3 157 (2.96%) Android
4 117 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 90 (1.70%) UNIX
6 73 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 57 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 13 (0.25%) CentOS
11 13 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 11 (0.21%) Windows CE
13 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.17%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.13%) Solaris
16 6 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.094%) VMS
17 5 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2271 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1882 (35.47%) MVC
3 908 (17.11%) Scrum
4 815 (15.36%) Software Engineering
5 770 (14.51%) OO
6 761 (14.34%) TDD
7 470 (8.86%) Web Development
8 417 (7.86%) Unit Testing
9 367 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
10 321 (6.05%) Mentoring
11 302 (5.69%) Workflow
12 289 (5.45%) OOP
13 286 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 286 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
14 278 (5.24%) CRM
15 274 (5.16%) BDD
16 224 (4.22%) OOD
17 216 (4.07%) Project Management
18 206 (3.88%) Multithreading
19 199 (3.75%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3962 (74.67%) C#
2 2887 (54.41%) SQL
3 2437 (45.93%) JavaScript
4 935 (17.62%) T-SQL
5 756 (14.25%) VB.NET
6 531 (10.01%) C++
7 447 (8.42%) Java
8 395 (7.44%) VB
9 281 (5.30%) PowerShell
10 198 (3.73%) PHP
11 175 (3.30%) C
12 173 (3.26%) VBA
13 162 (3.05%) VB6
14 84 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 68 (1.28%) Python
16 52 (0.98%) VBScript
17 51 (0.96%) Ruby
18 41 (0.77%) XAML
19 37 (0.70%) Perl
20 33 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 859 (16.19%) Degree
2 277 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 114 (2.15%) ISEB
5 74 (1.39%) MCSD
6 69 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 67 (1.26%) MCP
8 65 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 63 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 43 (0.81%) MCPD
11 34 (0.64%) MCTS
12 31 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (0.40%) MCAD
14 19 (0.36%) PhD
15 15 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.26%) MCSE
17 11 (0.21%) MCSA
18 10 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 8 (0.15%) HND
20 6 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 495 (9.33%) QA
2 40 (0.75%) SLA
3 25 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.36%) HL7
5 15 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.23%) COBIT
7 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.13%) WCAG
8 6 (0.11%) Section 508
9 5 (0.094%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.038%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.038%) GCP
11 1 (0.019%) WAI
11 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.019%) Basel II
11 1 (0.019%) TickIT
System Software
1 89 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 88 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.72%) Firmware
4 27 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.36%) vSphere
7 9 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.094%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.094%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.094%) UAG
9 4 (0.075%) NFS
9 4 (0.075%) Docker
10 2 (0.038%) IAG
11 1 (0.019%) Snort
Systems Management
1 59 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.40%) SCOM
4 19 (0.36%) SCCM
5 17 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 16 (0.30%) Puppet
7 12 (0.23%) MOM
8 10 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 8 (0.15%) WMI
10 7 (0.13%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.094%) WSUS
11 5 (0.094%) Nagios
12 1 (0.019%) MIIS
12 1 (0.019%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.019%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.019%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.019%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2336 (44.03%) Microsoft
2 518 (9.76%) Oracle
3 89 (1.68%) Telerik
4 88 (1.66%) VMware
5 78 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 67 (1.26%) SAP
7 54 (1.02%) Google
8 52 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 52 (0.98%) Adobe
9 49 (0.92%) Tableau
10 46 (0.87%) TOWER Software
11 41 (0.77%) Cognos
12 38 (0.72%) Business Objects
13 37 (0.70%) Apple
14 36 (0.68%) Cisco
14 36 (0.68%) Twitter
15 35 (0.66%) Sybase
16 34 (0.64%) Sage
17 26 (0.49%) HP
17 26 (0.49%) Red Gate
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65 DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package TBC
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Infotec Resources
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hawk Eye Innovations
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worcestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Suffolk
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Salary: Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
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