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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 111 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2705 2992 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.61% 2.97% 3.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.27% 19.28% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2405 2600 3200
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
16629 15518 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.06% 15.43% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14140 13032 14628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -37 795 £50,000 - 47
South East -14 647 £42,500 +6.25% 58
Yorkshire +10 301 £36,000 +2.85% 37
East of England +12 247 £40,000 - 17
West Midlands 0 210 £37,500 +15.38% 23
North West +23 209 £36,000 +2.85% 42
South West -32 187 £35,000 -6.66% 17
East Midlands -37 108 £39,000 -2.50% 7
North East -10 35 £32,500 +12.06% 6
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4322 (78.47%) .NET
2 4221 (76.63%) C#
3 3411 (61.93%) SQL Server
4 2993 (54.34%) ASP.NET
5 2903 (52.71%) SQL
6 2722 (49.42%) HTML
7 2646 (48.04%) JavaScript
8 2459 (44.64%) Microsoft
9 2381 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
10 2280 (41.39%) CSS
11 1985 (36.04%) MVC
12 1743 (31.64%) jQuery
13 1326 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 1262 (22.91%) .NET Framework
15 1230 (22.33%) XML
16 1188 (21.57%) MS Excel
17 1182 (21.46%) Windows
18 1087 (19.73%) SQL Server 2008
19 1051 (19.08%) WCF
20 1041 (18.90%) Finance
21 1030 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
22 982 (17.83%) Web Services
23 944 (17.14%) T-SQL
24 942 (17.10%) Scrum
25 918 (16.67%) HTML5
26 874 (15.87%) Degree
27 851 (15.45%) VB.NET
28 841 (15.27%) TDD
29 818 (14.85%) OO
30 814 (14.78%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 808 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 528 (9.59%) IIS
3 324 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 253 (4.59%) CMS
5 221 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 97 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
7 85 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
8 77 (1.40%) Umbraco
9 72 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 54 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 50 (0.91%) Confluence
12 40 (0.73%) NServiceBus
13 37 (0.67%) WordPress
14 30 (0.54%) MS Project Server
15 24 (0.44%) Node.js
16 23 (0.42%) MS Exchange
17 18 (0.33%) Tomcat
18 15 (0.27%) Apache
18 15 (0.27%) WebSphere
18 15 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1188 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 261 (4.74%) MS Office
3 96 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 88 (1.60%) InfoPath
5 53 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 52 (0.94%) PowerPivot
7 28 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (0.22%) SPSS
10 11 (0.20%) Mingle
11 10 (0.18%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.091%) Maya
13 5 (0.091%) 3ds Max
13 5 (0.091%) MS Project
14 2 (0.036%) InDesign
15 1 (0.018%) FastStats
15 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 172 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 17 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 14 (0.25%) Line 500
6 13 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.22%) Magento
8 9 (0.16%) Tridion
9 6 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.091%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.091%) LabWindows
10 5 (0.091%) Sophis RISQUE
11 4 (0.073%) Summit
11 4 (0.073%) Fredhopper
11 4 (0.073%) ReMetrica
11 4 (0.073%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.054%) Markit EDM
12 3 (0.054%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 211 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (2.03%) SaaS
3 47 (0.85%) Office 365
4 28 (0.51%) PaaS
5 25 (0.45%) GitHub
6 21 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.073%) IaaS
10 3 (0.054%) Trello
11 2 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.036%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.036%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.036%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 192 (3.49%) Internet
2 174 (3.16%) Intranet
3 74 (1.34%) HTTP
4 69 (1.25%) Extranet
5 56 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 44 (0.80%) Firewall
7 35 (0.64%) DNS
8 29 (0.53%) LAN
9 20 (0.36%) WAN
10 18 (0.33%) SSL
11 15 (0.27%) DHCP
12 13 (0.24%) VoIP
13 11 (0.20%) VLAN
14 10 (0.18%) AMQP
14 10 (0.18%) SSH
15 9 (0.16%) SMPP
16 8 (0.15%) NFC
16 8 (0.15%) SMS
16 8 (0.15%) Bluetooth
16 8 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3411 (61.93%) SQL Server
2 1087 (19.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 732 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 634 (11.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 435 (7.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 359 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 319 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 248 (4.50%) MySQL
9 233 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 208 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
11 145 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
12 95 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 81 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 80 (1.45%) MS Access
15 72 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 71 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
17 64 (1.16%) PerformancePoint
18 51 (0.93%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
19 49 (0.89%) QlikView
20 47 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1326 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 401 (7.28%) NUnit
3 284 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 269 (4.88%) Subversion
5 236 (4.28%) Selenium
6 162 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 151 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 146 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 145 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 143 (2.60%) ReSharper
11 125 (2.27%) JIRA
12 121 (2.20%) MSBuild
13 116 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 109 (1.98%) MSTest
15 86 (1.56%) Eclipse
16 85 (1.54%) FitNesse
17 79 (1.43%) Jenkins
18 74 (1.34%) CruiseControl
19 68 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
20 65 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 1041 (18.90%) Finance
2 160 (2.90%) Marketing
3 144 (2.61%) Banking
4 139 (2.52%) Retail
5 102 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 79 (1.43%) Law
7 76 (1.38%) Legal
8 68 (1.23%) Automotive
9 63 (1.14%) Back Office
10 61 (1.11%) Advertising
11 60 (1.09%) Games
12 49 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.74%) Publishing
14 31 (0.56%) Electronics
15 28 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.47%) Front Office
17 25 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 21 (0.38%) French Language
19 19 (0.34%) Financial Institution
20 12 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4108 (74.58%) Developer
2 1675 (30.41%) .NET Developer
3 1134 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 837 (15.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 735 (13.34%) Software Developer
6 642 (11.66%) Senior Developer
7 467 (8.48%) Analyst
8 437 (7.93%) Web Developer
9 398 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 380 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 322 (5.85%) Software Engineer
12 278 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
12 278 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
13 229 (4.16%) Junior
14 221 (4.01%) Junior Developer
15 188 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
16 179 (3.25%) Programmer
17 170 (3.09%) Graduate
18 156 (2.83%) Architect
19 155 (2.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4322 (78.47%) .NET
2 2993 (54.34%) ASP.NET
3 2722 (49.42%) HTML
4 2280 (41.39%) CSS
5 1743 (31.64%) jQuery
6 1262 (22.91%) .NET Framework
7 1230 (22.33%) XML
8 1051 (19.08%) WCF
9 1030 (18.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 982 (17.83%) Web Services
11 918 (16.67%) HTML5
12 731 (13.27%) Ajax
13 555 (10.08%) CSS3
14 549 (9.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 495 (8.99%) LINQ
16 425 (7.72%) WPF
17 382 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 353 (6.41%) WinForms
19 325 (5.90%) JSON
20 317 (5.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 499 (9.06%) Computer Science
2 421 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 194 (3.52%) Mathematics
4 170 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 155 (2.81%) N-Tier
6 152 (2.76%) User Experience
7 145 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 145 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 115 (2.09%) Open Source
9 111 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
11 75 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 53 (0.96%) Fixed Income
13 41 (0.74%) Hedge funds
13 41 (0.74%) Algorithms
14 40 (0.73%) iPhone
15 39 (0.71%) Blog
16 33 (0.60%) Physics
17 32 (0.58%) Derivative
17 32 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1182 (21.46%) Windows
2 223 (4.05%) Linux
3 183 (3.32%) Android
4 143 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 75 (1.36%) UNIX
6 67 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 60 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 59 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 25 (0.45%) Solaris
12 22 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.22%) CentOS
14 11 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (0.20%) VMS
15 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
18 7 (0.13%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2381 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1985 (36.04%) MVC
3 942 (17.10%) Scrum
4 841 (15.27%) TDD
5 818 (14.85%) OO
6 814 (14.78%) Software Engineering
7 507 (9.20%) Web Development
8 424 (7.70%) Unit Testing
8 424 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
9 356 (6.46%) Workflow
10 342 (6.21%) OOP
11 314 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
12 296 (5.37%) Mentoring
13 284 (5.16%) E-Commerce
14 279 (5.07%) BDD
15 264 (4.79%) Project Management
16 260 (4.72%) CRM
17 225 (4.08%) OOD
18 210 (3.81%) UML
19 203 (3.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4221 (76.63%) C#
2 2903 (52.71%) SQL
3 2646 (48.04%) JavaScript
4 944 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 851 (15.45%) VB.NET
6 577 (10.48%) C++
7 457 (8.30%) VB
8 424 (7.70%) Java
9 313 (5.68%) PowerShell
10 245 (4.45%) PHP
11 222 (4.03%) VB6
12 216 (3.92%) C
13 180 (3.27%) VBA
14 70 (1.27%) Python
15 65 (1.18%) VBScript
15 65 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 44 (0.80%) Perl
17 42 (0.76%) XAML
18 37 (0.67%) XPath
19 34 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 874 (15.87%) Degree
2 239 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 98 (1.78%) ISEB
5 64 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 62 (1.13%) MCSD
8 40 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 36 (0.65%) MCP
10 30 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 24 (0.44%) MCSE
12 23 (0.42%) MCTS
13 15 (0.27%) MCPD
14 14 (0.25%) MCSA
15 13 (0.24%) MCAD
16 11 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 10 (0.18%) PhD
18 8 (0.15%) Brainbench
19 6 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 6 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 462 (8.39%) QA
2 50 (0.91%) SLA
3 27 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.25%) WCAG
5 9 (0.16%) HL7
6 8 (0.15%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.13%) COBIT
8 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.073%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.018%) Section 508
10 1 (0.018%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 97 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 95 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (0.36%) Firmware
6 14 (0.25%) vSphere
7 4 (0.073%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.054%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.054%) IAG
9 2 (0.036%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.036%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.036%) zsh
10 1 (0.018%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.018%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 91 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (0.64%) SCVMM
3 19 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.31%) MOM
5 15 (0.27%) Puppet
6 9 (0.16%) WMI
7 8 (0.15%) SCCM
8 7 (0.13%) SCOM
9 5 (0.091%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.091%) WSUS
9 5 (0.091%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.073%) Nagios
10 4 (0.073%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.054%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.036%) Sysprep
13 1 (0.018%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.018%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.018%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 1 (0.018%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2459 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 505 (9.17%) Oracle
3 114 (2.07%) Telerik
4 95 (1.72%) VMware
5 85 (1.54%) Sitecore
6 77 (1.40%) Cognos
7 66 (1.20%) SAP
8 55 (1.00%) IBM
9 53 (0.96%) Tableau
10 52 (0.94%) EPiServer
11 45 (0.82%) Twitter
12 40 (0.73%) Business Objects
13 39 (0.71%) TOWER Software
14 37 (0.67%) Sage
15 35 (0.64%) Adobe
16 34 (0.62%) HP
17 30 (0.54%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.54%) Google
18 27 (0.49%) Sybase
19 24 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
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