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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 111 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2706 2970 3381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.53% 2.91% 3.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.95% 19.22% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2429 2629 3100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
16962 15449 16281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.88% 15.11% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14377 13153 14418
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -52 736 £50,000 - 96
South East -5 661 £42,500 +6.25% 68
East of England +13 285 £40,000 - 21
Yorkshire +2 275 £36,500 +7.35% 44
North West +8 216 £35,000 - 60
West Midlands -9 215 £35,000 +7.69% 29
South West -31 199 £35,000 - 41
East Midlands -26 120 £38,500 -3.75% 14
North East -14 28 £33,000 +11.86% 15
Midlands +6 2 £39,992 +12.65%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4482 (79.51%) .NET
2 4356 (77.28%) C#
3 3519 (62.43%) SQL Server
4 3059 (54.27%) ASP.NET
5 2960 (52.51%) SQL
6 2780 (49.32%) HTML
7 2725 (48.34%) JavaScript
8 2513 (44.58%) Microsoft
9 2405 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
10 2324 (41.23%) CSS
11 2042 (36.22%) MVC
12 1781 (31.59%) jQuery
13 1358 (24.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 1290 (22.88%) .NET Framework
15 1287 (22.83%) XML
16 1219 (21.62%) MS Excel
17 1188 (21.08%) Windows
18 1162 (20.61%) SQL Server 2008
19 1111 (19.71%) WCF
20 1086 (19.27%) Finance
21 1064 (18.88%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1047 (18.57%) Web Services
23 1010 (17.92%) T-SQL
24 916 (16.25%) Scrum
25 904 (16.04%) Degree
26 895 (15.88%) HTML5
27 890 (15.79%) VB.NET
28 861 (15.27%) OO
29 838 (14.87%) Software Engineering
30 831 (14.74%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 814 (14.44%) SharePoint
2 537 (9.53%) IIS
3 310 (5.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 256 (4.54%) CMS
5 214 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 121 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 87 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
8 81 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 74 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 56 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
11 52 (0.92%) Confluence
12 41 (0.73%) WordPress
12 41 (0.73%) NServiceBus
13 34 (0.60%) MS Project Server
14 25 (0.44%) Node.js
15 22 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 22 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 22 (0.39%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.32%) JBoss
17 14 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1219 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 246 (4.36%) MS Office
3 99 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 80 (1.42%) InfoPath
5 49 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.80%) PowerPivot
7 26 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (0.23%) Mingle
10 12 (0.21%) SPSS
11 10 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.12%) MS Project
13 3 (0.053%) Maya
13 3 (0.053%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.035%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.035%) InDesign
14 2 (0.035%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 183 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (0.28%) Line 500
5 14 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 11 (0.20%) Magento
7 11 (0.20%) Tridion
8 6 (0.11%) Summit
8 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.089%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.089%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.071%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.071%) GoldMine
10 4 (0.071%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.035%) ReMetrica
11 2 (0.035%) Epicor Vantage
11 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.035%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 210 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (1.90%) SaaS
3 44 (0.78%) Office 365
4 30 (0.53%) PaaS
5 21 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (0.28%) GitHub
7 15 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.071%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.071%) IaaS
9 4 (0.071%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.071%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.035%) Trello
11 1 (0.018%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 206 (3.65%) Internet
2 183 (3.25%) Intranet
3 82 (1.45%) HTTP
4 64 (1.14%) Extranet
5 48 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 38 (0.67%) Firewall
7 31 (0.55%) DNS
8 25 (0.44%) LAN
9 14 (0.25%) WAN
10 13 (0.23%) DHCP
10 13 (0.23%) VoIP
11 10 (0.18%) SSL
12 9 (0.16%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.16%) SMPP
13 8 (0.14%) NFC
13 8 (0.14%) Network Security
13 8 (0.14%) ATM
13 8 (0.14%) SMS
13 8 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3519 (62.43%) SQL Server
2 1162 (20.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 768 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 689 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 460 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 368 (6.53%) Relational Database
7 351 (6.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 255 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 251 (4.45%) MySQL
10 223 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
11 143 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
12 105 (1.86%) Oracle Database
13 88 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 78 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 75 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 74 (1.31%) MS Access
17 63 (1.12%) PerformancePoint
18 52 (0.92%) QlikView
19 50 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
20 47 (0.83%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1358 (24.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 391 (6.94%) NUnit
3 288 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 284 (5.04%) Subversion
5 227 (4.03%) Selenium
6 166 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 165 (2.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 151 (2.68%) ReSharper
9 142 (2.52%) SpecFlow
10 138 (2.45%) TeamCity
11 126 (2.24%) MSTest
12 122 (2.16%) MSBuild
13 110 (1.95%) JIRA
14 102 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 95 (1.69%) Eclipse
16 89 (1.58%) Jenkins
17 80 (1.42%) FitNesse
18 79 (1.40%) CruiseControl
19 73 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
20 66 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1086 (19.27%) Finance
2 170 (3.02%) Marketing
3 153 (2.71%) Banking
4 148 (2.63%) Retail
5 103 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 71 (1.26%) Legal
7 69 (1.22%) Games
8 66 (1.17%) Law
9 65 (1.15%) Advertising
10 64 (1.14%) Automotive
11 58 (1.03%) Back Office
12 50 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.67%) Publishing
14 27 (0.48%) Electronics
15 25 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 24 (0.43%) Front Office
17 22 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.39%) Investment Banking
18 19 (0.34%) French Language
19 15 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4269 (75.73%) Developer
2 1761 (31.24%) .NET Developer
3 1204 (21.36%) C# Developer
4 889 (15.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 739 (13.11%) Software Developer
6 699 (12.40%) Senior Developer
7 459 (8.14%) Analyst
8 452 (8.02%) Web Developer
9 409 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 404 (7.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 328 (5.82%) Software Engineer
12 305 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
13 285 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
14 238 (4.22%) Junior
15 231 (4.10%) Junior Developer
16 181 (3.21%) .NET Web Developer
17 176 (3.12%) Programmer
18 166 (2.94%) Graduate
18 166 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
19 160 (2.84%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4482 (79.51%) .NET
2 3059 (54.27%) ASP.NET
3 2780 (49.32%) HTML
4 2324 (41.23%) CSS
5 1781 (31.59%) jQuery
6 1290 (22.88%) .NET Framework
7 1287 (22.83%) XML
8 1111 (19.71%) WCF
9 1064 (18.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1047 (18.57%) Web Services
11 895 (15.88%) HTML5
12 733 (13.00%) Ajax
13 564 (10.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 552 (9.79%) CSS3
15 508 (9.01%) LINQ
16 447 (7.93%) WPF
17 410 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 363 (6.44%) WinForms
19 351 (6.23%) SOAP
20 325 (5.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 524 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 392 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (3.30%) Mathematics
4 168 (2.98%) Client/Server
5 157 (2.79%) User Experience
6 145 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 139 (2.47%) N-Tier
8 129 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 129 (2.29%) Open Source
9 108 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 90 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
11 67 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 42 (0.75%) Fixed Income
13 41 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 39 (0.69%) iPhone
14 39 (0.69%) Blog
15 37 (0.66%) Derivative
16 36 (0.64%) Clustering
17 32 (0.57%) Hedge funds
18 29 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1188 (21.08%) Windows
2 228 (4.04%) Linux
3 201 (3.57%) Android
4 160 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 77 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (1.26%) UNIX
7 62 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 60 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 35 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 31 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (0.53%) Solaris
13 14 (0.25%) CentOS
14 13 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.18%) VMS
16 8 (0.14%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
17 7 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2405 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2042 (36.22%) MVC
3 916 (16.25%) Scrum
4 861 (15.27%) OO
5 838 (14.87%) Software Engineering
6 831 (14.74%) TDD
7 550 (9.76%) Web Development
8 466 (8.27%) Unit Testing
9 418 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
10 363 (6.44%) OOP
11 360 (6.39%) Workflow
12 335 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
13 330 (5.85%) E-Commerce
14 303 (5.38%) Mentoring
15 270 (4.79%) Project Management
16 269 (4.77%) CRM
16 269 (4.77%) BDD
17 240 (4.26%) OOD
18 220 (3.90%) UML
19 202 (3.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4356 (77.28%) C#
2 2960 (52.51%) SQL
3 2725 (48.34%) JavaScript
4 1010 (17.92%) T-SQL
5 890 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 573 (10.16%) C++
7 474 (8.41%) VB
8 454 (8.05%) Java
9 295 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 254 (4.51%) PHP
11 240 (4.26%) VB6
12 226 (4.01%) C
13 189 (3.35%) VBA
14 81 (1.44%) VBScript
15 79 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 69 (1.22%) Python
17 46 (0.82%) Perl
18 44 (0.78%) Ruby
19 40 (0.71%) XPath
20 36 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 904 (16.04%) Degree
2 242 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 122 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 90 (1.60%) ISEB
5 62 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 60 (1.06%) MCSD
7 57 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 37 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 31 (0.55%) MCP
9 31 (0.55%) MCSE
10 29 (0.51%) MCTS
11 27 (0.48%) DV Cleared
12 15 (0.27%) MCSA
13 12 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 11 (0.20%) MCAD
15 9 (0.16%) PhD
15 9 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (0.14%) Brainbench
16 8 (0.14%) MCPD
17 6 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (8.05%) QA
2 50 (0.89%) SLA
3 37 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.23%) WCAG
5 8 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.11%) HL7
7 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.053%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.035%) COBIT
10 1 (0.018%) WAI
10 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.018%) Basel II
10 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
System Software
1 86 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 84 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.25%) Firmware
6 7 (0.12%) vSphere
7 5 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.089%) IAG
8 4 (0.071%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.035%) zsh
9 2 (0.035%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.035%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.018%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.018%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 97 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.55%) SCVMM
3 15 (0.27%) MOM
4 13 (0.23%) Puppet
5 11 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (0.12%) SCOM
7 6 (0.11%) SCCM
7 6 (0.11%) WMI
8 4 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.071%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.071%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.035%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.035%) Nagios
9 2 (0.035%) WSUS
10 1 (0.018%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.018%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.018%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.018%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2513 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 542 (9.62%) Oracle
3 107 (1.90%) Telerik
4 93 (1.65%) Sitecore
5 84 (1.49%) VMware
6 68 (1.21%) Cognos
7 59 (1.05%) EPiServer
8 57 (1.01%) IBM
9 55 (0.98%) SAP
10 48 (0.85%) Business Objects
10 48 (0.85%) Tableau
11 47 (0.83%) Twitter
12 42 (0.75%) Sage
13 37 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 36 (0.64%) HP
14 36 (0.64%) TOWER Software
15 33 (0.59%) Adobe
16 31 (0.55%) Sybase
16 31 (0.55%) Google
17 29 (0.51%) Nintex
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Circa £50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum + Annual performance bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000-55000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35.4k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Rural Payments Agency
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago