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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 107 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2732 2937 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.56% 2.91% 2.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.25% 19.00% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2429 2634 2946
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
16811 15458 15962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.73% 15.30% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14032 13275 13926
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -36 744 £50,000 - 91
South East -2 684 £42,750 +6.87% 72
East of England +16 279 £40,000 - 45
Yorkshire -3 264 £35,000 +7.69% 59
North West +2 227 £35,000 +2.94% 53
South West -19 205 £35,000 - 41
West Midlands -21 202 £35,000 +7.69% 29
East Midlands -31 116 £40,000 +6.66% 13
North East -20 20 £34,500 +15.00% 7
Midlands - 2 £39,992 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4656 (81.13%) .NET
2 4504 (78.48%) C#
3 3556 (61.96%) SQL Server
4 3145 (54.80%) ASP.NET
5 2980 (51.93%) SQL
6 2829 (49.29%) HTML
7 2733 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 2568 (44.75%) Microsoft
9 2378 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
10 2342 (40.81%) CSS
11 2069 (36.05%) MVC
12 1757 (30.62%) jQuery
13 1393 (24.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 1337 (23.30%) XML
15 1321 (23.02%) .NET Framework
16 1238 (21.57%) MS Excel
17 1200 (20.91%) Windows
18 1184 (20.63%) WCF
19 1156 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 1120 (19.52%) Finance
21 1108 (19.31%) Web Services
22 1082 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
23 1055 (18.38%) T-SQL
24 979 (17.06%) Degree
25 935 (16.29%) OO
26 907 (15.80%) VB.NET
27 898 (15.65%) Software Engineering
28 895 (15.60%) Scrum
29 888 (15.47%) HTML5
30 861 (15.00%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 861 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 558 (9.72%) IIS
3 323 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 292 (5.09%) CMS
5 230 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 110 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 96 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 92 (1.60%) Umbraco
9 71 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 52 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
11 45 (0.78%) Confluence
12 43 (0.75%) MS Project Server
13 38 (0.66%) WordPress
14 34 (0.59%) NServiceBus
15 32 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 22 (0.38%) JBoss
17 21 (0.37%) MS Exchange
18 19 (0.33%) Node.js
19 17 (0.30%) Apache
19 17 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1238 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 225 (3.92%) MS Office
3 106 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 72 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 36 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.58%) PowerPivot
7 31 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.30%) MS Project
9 14 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (0.23%) Mingle
11 12 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.21%) SPSS
12 8 (0.14%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.070%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.070%) Maya
14 4 (0.070%) MicroStation
14 4 (0.070%) Solid Edge
14 4 (0.070%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 3 (0.052%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 165 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 15 (0.26%) Line 500
5 12 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.17%) Tridion
8 9 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.12%) Summit
9 7 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 7 (0.12%) Magento
10 6 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.070%) Temenos T24
12 4 (0.070%) GoldMine
13 3 (0.052%) Visualfiles
13 3 (0.052%) Agresso
13 3 (0.052%) Endur
14 2 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
14 2 (0.035%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 213 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (1.88%) SaaS
3 45 (0.78%) Office 365
4 32 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.44%) PaaS
6 20 (0.35%) GitHub
7 19 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.070%) Force.com
11 2 (0.035%) IaaS
12 1 (0.017%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.017%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 213 (3.71%) Internet
2 200 (3.48%) Intranet
3 88 (1.53%) HTTP
4 59 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 51 (0.89%) Extranet
6 30 (0.52%) Firewall
7 23 (0.40%) DNS
8 21 (0.37%) LAN
9 13 (0.23%) SSL
10 11 (0.19%) VoIP
11 10 (0.17%) WAN
11 10 (0.17%) SSH
11 10 (0.17%) Network Security
12 9 (0.16%) SMPP
12 9 (0.16%) ATM
12 9 (0.16%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.14%) DHCP
13 8 (0.14%) SMS
13 8 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3556 (61.96%) SQL Server
2 1156 (20.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 771 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 724 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 463 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 396 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 389 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 268 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 212 (3.69%) MySQL
10 192 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
11 166 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
12 111 (1.93%) Oracle Database
13 94 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 79 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 74 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
16 58 (1.01%) MS Access
17 55 (0.96%) QlikView
18 50 (0.87%) OLAP
19 49 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
19 49 (0.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1393 (24.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 332 (5.78%) NUnit
3 311 (5.42%) Subversion
4 274 (4.77%) Git (software)
5 218 (3.80%) Selenium
6 167 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 147 (2.56%) ReSharper
7 147 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 124 (2.16%) SpecFlow
9 123 (2.14%) TeamCity
10 121 (2.11%) MSBuild
11 111 (1.93%) MSTest
12 109 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 99 (1.73%) Eclipse
14 84 (1.46%) JIRA
15 80 (1.39%) CruiseControl
15 80 (1.39%) Jenkins
16 72 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
17 70 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
18 61 (1.06%) FitNesse
General
1 1120 (19.52%) Finance
2 197 (3.43%) Marketing
3 155 (2.70%) Banking
4 132 (2.30%) Retail
5 100 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 85 (1.48%) Games
7 69 (1.20%) Advertising
8 60 (1.05%) Law
9 57 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 54 (0.94%) Legal
11 53 (0.92%) Automotive
12 46 (0.80%) Back Office
13 38 (0.66%) Publishing
14 34 (0.59%) Front Office
15 30 (0.52%) Electronics
16 22 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.30%) Investment Banking
19 16 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 13 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4364 (76.04%) Developer
2 1800 (31.36%) .NET Developer
3 1282 (22.34%) C# Developer
4 938 (16.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 769 (13.40%) Senior Developer
6 733 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 472 (8.22%) Web Developer
8 467 (8.14%) Analyst
9 445 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
10 409 (7.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 368 (6.41%) Software Engineer
12 322 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
13 306 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
14 257 (4.48%) Junior
15 242 (4.22%) Junior Developer
16 184 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
17 178 (3.10%) .NET Web Developer
17 178 (3.10%) Programmer
18 161 (2.81%) Architect
19 159 (2.77%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4656 (81.13%) .NET
2 3145 (54.80%) ASP.NET
3 2829 (49.29%) HTML
4 2342 (40.81%) CSS
5 1757 (30.62%) jQuery
6 1337 (23.30%) XML
7 1321 (23.02%) .NET Framework
8 1184 (20.63%) WCF
9 1108 (19.31%) Web Services
10 1082 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 888 (15.47%) HTML5
12 706 (12.30%) Ajax
13 575 (10.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 565 (9.84%) CSS3
15 505 (8.80%) LINQ
16 485 (8.45%) WPF
17 437 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 397 (6.92%) SOAP
19 375 (6.53%) WinForms
20 354 (6.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 579 (10.09%) Computer Science
2 400 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 173 (3.01%) User Experience
5 169 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 132 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 128 (2.23%) Open Source
8 116 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 110 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 101 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 89 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
12 68 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 45 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 44 (0.77%) Social Media
15 42 (0.73%) Derivative
16 39 (0.68%) Blog
16 39 (0.68%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.64%) iPhone
18 34 (0.59%) Clustering
19 28 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1200 (20.91%) Windows
2 224 (3.90%) Linux
3 205 (3.57%) Android
4 160 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 87 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (1.15%) UNIX
7 60 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 51 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 36 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 30 (0.52%) Solaris
13 18 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 13 (0.23%) Windows CE
15 12 (0.21%) CentOS
15 12 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.17%) VMS
17 9 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2378 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2069 (36.05%) MVC
3 935 (16.29%) OO
4 898 (15.65%) Software Engineering
5 895 (15.60%) Scrum
6 838 (14.60%) TDD
7 545 (9.50%) Web Development
8 542 (9.44%) Unit Testing
9 398 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 383 (6.67%) OOP
11 351 (6.12%) E-Commerce
12 346 (6.03%) Workflow
13 331 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
14 283 (4.93%) Mentoring
15 282 (4.91%) Project Management
16 276 (4.81%) OOD
17 272 (4.74%) CRM
18 238 (4.15%) UML
19 229 (3.99%) BDD
20 205 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4504 (78.48%) C#
2 2980 (51.93%) SQL
3 2733 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 1055 (18.38%) T-SQL
5 907 (15.80%) VB.NET
6 613 (10.68%) C++
7 496 (8.64%) VB
8 481 (8.38%) Java
9 285 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 254 (4.43%) VB6
11 251 (4.37%) C
11 251 (4.37%) PHP
12 188 (3.28%) VBA
13 104 (1.81%) VBScript
14 89 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 59 (1.03%) Ruby
16 51 (0.89%) Python
17 50 (0.87%) XPath
18 41 (0.71%) VC++
19 38 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 979 (17.06%) Degree
2 244 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 110 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.39%) ISEB
5 65 (1.13%) MCSD
6 53 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 51 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 38 (0.66%) MCTS
9 35 (0.61%) MCP
10 33 (0.58%) MCSE
11 30 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.37%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.28%) MCAD
14 15 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (0.23%) MCPD
16 12 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 10 (0.17%) PhD
18 8 (0.14%) MCSA
18 8 (0.14%) Brainbench
19 6 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (7.41%) QA
2 52 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 42 (0.73%) SLA
4 14 (0.24%) WCAG
5 8 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.087%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.035%) HL7
8 2 (0.035%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.035%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.035%) MiFID
8 2 (0.035%) EMIR
9 1 (0.017%) Section 508
9 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.017%) WAI
9 1 (0.017%) COBIT
9 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.017%) Basel II
System Software
1 94 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 66 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.17%) Firmware
4 10 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.070%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.070%) IAG
8 2 (0.035%) zsh
8 2 (0.035%) NFS
8 2 (0.035%) vSphere
8 2 (0.035%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.017%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.017%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 92 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (0.42%) SCVMM
3 11 (0.19%) Puppet
3 11 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.17%) MOM
5 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (0.10%) SCCM
7 5 (0.087%) SCOM
7 5 (0.087%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.070%) Unicenter
8 4 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.052%) Control-M
9 3 (0.052%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.035%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.035%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.035%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.017%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.017%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.017%) WMI
Vendors
1 2568 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 521 (9.08%) Oracle
3 103 (1.79%) Sitecore
4 95 (1.66%) Telerik
5 73 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 66 (1.15%) VMware
7 60 (1.05%) Cognos
7 60 (1.05%) IBM
8 47 (0.82%) Adobe
8 47 (0.82%) Business Objects
9 46 (0.80%) Twitter
10 44 (0.77%) HP
11 41 (0.71%) SAP
12 39 (0.68%) Tableau
13 37 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 37 (0.64%) TOWER Software
14 36 (0.63%) Sage
15 32 (0.56%) DevExpress
15 32 (0.56%) Nintex
16 28 (0.49%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus (c10%)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £50000 per annum + Pension + Life/Health
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: CW21456
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 47-50k
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago