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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 94 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3016 2957 3500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.76% 2.95% 3.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.96% 19.26% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2615 3165
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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
17778 15355 16248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.25% 15.30% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14854 13175 14150
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 948 £50,000 -3.84% 98
South East -8 733 £40,000 - 76
East of England -2 290 £40,000 - 31
North West -3 252 £35,000 +7.69% 44
Yorkshire -39 208 £35,000 - 65
South West -13 195 £36,000 +10.76% 35
West Midlands +4 193 £35,000 -6.66% 20
East Midlands -20 162 £40,000 +5.26% 27
North East +6 20 £34,500 -13.75% 8
Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
South Coast - 2 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5003 (82.60%) .NET
2 4712 (77.79%) C#
3 3725 (61.50%) SQL Server
4 3292 (54.35%) ASP.NET
5 2997 (49.48%) SQL
6 2788 (46.03%) HTML
7 2750 (45.40%) Microsoft
8 2735 (45.15%) JavaScript
9 2351 (38.81%) CSS
10 2086 (34.44%) MVC
11 1839 (30.36%) jQuery
12 1512 (24.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 1438 (23.74%) XML
14 1348 (22.26%) .NET Framework
15 1324 (21.86%) Windows
16 1315 (21.71%) WCF
17 1282 (21.17%) Web Services
18 1276 (21.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 1268 (20.93%) MS Excel
20 1236 (20.41%) T-SQL
21 1181 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
22 1155 (19.07%) Degree
23 1154 (19.05%) Finance
24 1131 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
25 1017 (16.79%) OO
26 964 (15.92%) VB.NET
27 954 (15.75%) Software Engineering
28 945 (15.60%) Scrum
29 893 (14.74%) TDD
30 888 (14.66%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 870 (14.36%) SharePoint
2 594 (9.81%) IIS
3 332 (5.48%) CMS
4 320 (5.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 221 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 131 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 125 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 114 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
9 69 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
10 37 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 37 (0.61%) Confluence
11 36 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 34 (0.56%) WordPress
13 29 (0.48%) MS Project Server
13 29 (0.48%) Node.js
14 27 (0.45%) NServiceBus
15 24 (0.40%) MS Exchange
16 22 (0.36%) Drupal
17 20 (0.33%) Tomcat
17 20 (0.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 1268 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 224 (3.70%) MS Office
3 105 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 69 (1.14%) InfoPath
5 41 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 25 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (0.31%) MS Project
9 12 (0.20%) PowerPivot
10 9 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.12%) Maya
11 7 (0.12%) 3ds Max
11 7 (0.12%) Mingle
12 5 (0.083%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.066%) MicroStation
13 4 (0.066%) Solid Edge
13 4 (0.066%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 3 (0.050%) GIMP
15 1 (0.017%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 169 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 18 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (0.21%) Line 500
6 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.12%) Summit
9 6 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.099%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.083%) GoldMine
10 5 (0.083%) Tridion
10 5 (0.083%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.050%) Agresso
11 3 (0.050%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.050%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.050%) Magento
12 2 (0.033%) OpenLink RightAngle
12 2 (0.033%) Epicor Vantage
12 2 (0.033%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 185 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (1.54%) SaaS
3 57 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (0.71%) Office 365
5 28 (0.46%) GitHub
6 18 (0.30%) PaaS
6 18 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.12%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.099%) IaaS
11 5 (0.083%) Force.com
12 4 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.017%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.017%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 214 (3.53%) Internet
2 178 (2.94%) Intranet
3 110 (1.82%) HTTP
4 67 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 28 (0.46%) Extranet
6 24 (0.40%) Firewall
7 23 (0.38%) LAN
8 22 (0.36%) SAN
9 21 (0.35%) DNS
10 14 (0.23%) SSL
10 14 (0.23%) SMPP
10 14 (0.23%) SMS
11 13 (0.21%) WAN
11 13 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 13 (0.21%) NFC
12 10 (0.17%) SSH
13 9 (0.15%) LDAP
13 9 (0.15%) ATM
14 8 (0.13%) RFID
14 8 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3725 (61.50%) SQL Server
2 1276 (21.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 798 (13.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 744 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 487 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 473 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 383 (6.32%) Relational Database
8 303 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 180 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
10 175 (2.89%) MySQL
11 157 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
12 114 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 95 (1.57%) Oracle Database
14 81 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 76 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
16 59 (0.97%) QlikView
17 53 (0.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 50 (0.83%) RavenDB
19 49 (0.81%) MS Access
19 49 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1512 (24.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 372 (6.14%) Subversion
3 327 (5.40%) NUnit
4 259 (4.28%) Git (software)
5 241 (3.98%) Selenium
6 159 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 149 (2.46%) ReSharper
8 132 (2.18%) MSBuild
9 129 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 125 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 120 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
12 115 (1.90%) Eclipse
13 111 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 95 (1.57%) MSTest
15 91 (1.50%) Jenkins
16 86 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
17 85 (1.40%) JIRA
18 82 (1.35%) CruiseControl
19 76 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
20 67 (1.11%) Moq
General
1 1154 (19.05%) Finance
2 216 (3.57%) Marketing
3 210 (3.47%) Retail
4 192 (3.17%) Banking
5 104 (1.72%) Games
6 97 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 94 (1.55%) Advertising
8 64 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 59 (0.97%) Law
10 57 (0.94%) Legal
11 48 (0.79%) Front Office
12 47 (0.78%) Publishing
13 37 (0.61%) Electronics
14 36 (0.59%) Automotive
15 29 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.45%) Back Office
16 27 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.28%) French Language
19 15 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4582 (75.65%) Developer
2 1903 (31.42%) .NET Developer
3 1378 (22.75%) C# Developer
4 959 (15.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 847 (13.98%) Senior Developer
6 743 (12.27%) Software Developer
7 534 (8.82%) Analyst
8 529 (8.73%) Web Developer
9 484 (7.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 428 (7.07%) Software Engineer
11 395 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 371 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
13 290 (4.79%) SharePoint Developer
14 257 (4.24%) Junior
15 237 (3.91%) Junior Developer
16 217 (3.58%) Senior C# Developer
17 200 (3.30%) Programmer
18 197 (3.25%) .NET Web Developer
19 177 (2.92%) SQL Developer
20 170 (2.81%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5003 (82.60%) .NET
2 3292 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 2788 (46.03%) HTML
4 2351 (38.81%) CSS
5 1839 (30.36%) jQuery
6 1438 (23.74%) XML
7 1348 (22.26%) .NET Framework
8 1315 (21.71%) WCF
9 1282 (21.17%) Web Services
10 1131 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 888 (14.66%) HTML5
12 729 (12.04%) Ajax
13 598 (9.87%) WPF
14 589 (9.72%) CSS3
15 563 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 540 (8.92%) LINQ
17 468 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 466 (7.69%) SOAP
19 461 (7.61%) WinForms
20 429 (7.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 616 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 192 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 173 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 141 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 139 (2.29%) N-Tier
5 139 (2.29%) Open Source
6 128 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
7 114 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 89 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (0.88%) Clustering
10 52 (0.86%) Social Media
11 49 (0.81%) iPhone
12 47 (0.78%) W3C
13 44 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 43 (0.71%) Blog
15 41 (0.68%) Physics
15 41 (0.68%) Derivative
16 37 (0.61%) Replication
17 31 (0.51%) Blackberry
18 28 (0.46%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1324 (21.86%) Windows
2 273 (4.51%) Android
3 245 (4.04%) Linux
4 201 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 108 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 55 (0.91%) UNIX
8 48 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 46 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 40 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 25 (0.41%) Solaris
13 22 (0.36%) Windows CE
14 18 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
15 14 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.18%) CentOS
17 10 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
18 8 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2086 (34.44%) MVC
2 1181 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1017 (16.79%) OO
4 954 (15.75%) Software Engineering
5 945 (15.60%) Scrum
6 893 (14.74%) TDD
7 600 (9.91%) Unit Testing
8 579 (9.56%) Web Development
9 421 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 413 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 388 (6.41%) OOP
12 331 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
13 329 (5.43%) OOD
14 303 (5.00%) Project Management
15 295 (4.87%) Workflow
16 294 (4.85%) UML
17 281 (4.64%) CRM
18 260 (4.29%) Multithreading
19 245 (4.04%) Automated Testing
20 237 (3.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4712 (77.79%) C#
2 2997 (49.48%) SQL
3 2735 (45.15%) JavaScript
4 1236 (20.41%) T-SQL
5 964 (15.92%) VB.NET
6 700 (11.56%) C++
7 579 (9.56%) Java
8 468 (7.73%) VB
9 276 (4.56%) C
10 245 (4.04%) PowerShell
11 235 (3.88%) PHP
12 208 (3.43%) VB6
13 185 (3.05%) VBA
14 113 (1.87%) VBScript
15 102 (1.68%) Ruby
16 64 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 61 (1.01%) XPath
18 50 (0.83%) XAML
19 49 (0.81%) Python
20 46 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1155 (19.07%) Degree
2 304 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 107 (1.77%) ISEB
5 89 (1.47%) MCSD
6 68 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 61 (1.01%) MCTS
8 50 (0.83%) MCP
9 48 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 32 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 30 (0.50%) MCAD
12 29 (0.48%) MCSE
13 25 (0.41%) MCITP
14 18 (0.30%) PhD
15 16 (0.26%) MCPD
16 14 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 14 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (0.17%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (7.20%) QA
2 74 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 27 (0.45%) SLA
4 12 (0.20%) ISO 8583
5 11 (0.18%) WCAG
6 8 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.099%) HL7
8 5 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.083%) EMIR
9 4 (0.066%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.050%) DICOM
10 3 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.033%) MiFID
11 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.017%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.017%) Section 508
12 1 (0.017%) WAI
12 1 (0.017%) COBIT
12 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 64 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (0.099%) IAG
6 5 (0.083%) NFS
6 5 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.066%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.066%) vSphere
8 2 (0.033%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.033%) zsh
8 2 (0.033%) UAG
9 1 (0.017%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 66 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.18%) SCVMM
3 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.099%) SCCM
4 6 (0.099%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.099%) Control-M
5 5 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.083%) Puppet
6 4 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.066%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.050%) MOM
7 3 (0.050%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.050%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.033%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.033%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.033%) SCOM
9 1 (0.017%) WMI
9 1 (0.017%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.017%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2750 (45.40%) Microsoft
2 459 (7.58%) Oracle
3 111 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 88 (1.45%) EPiServer
5 76 (1.25%) Adobe
6 70 (1.16%) Telerik
7 64 (1.06%) VMware
8 61 (1.01%) DevExpress
9 59 (0.97%) IBM
10 53 (0.88%) Business Objects
11 47 (0.78%) HP
12 36 (0.59%) Cognos
13 35 (0.58%) Sybase
14 34 (0.56%) SAP
14 34 (0.56%) Google
15 33 (0.54%) Twitter
16 32 (0.53%) Atlassian
17 28 (0.46%) Nintex
18 27 (0.45%) Sage
19 26 (0.43%) Facebook
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum upto £35k plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60-70k+9%Bonus+Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £32,000 to £39,000 per annum Pension + Healthcare + Living Costs
Posted: 4 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago