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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 111 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2679 3113 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.60% 2.80% 3.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 17.27% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2327 2677 3011
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
16970 18022 15408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.48% 16.18% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14332 15057 13289
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -47 741 £50,000 - 112
South East +14 706 £42,500 +4.93% 71
Yorkshire +24 294 £38,000 +4.10% 43
West Midlands +40 261 £40,000 +15.10% 23
East of England -24 217 £37,500 -6.25% 35
North West +7 198 £37,500 +7.14% 42
South West -12 185 £35,500 +1.42% 28
North East +39 74 £35,000 -6.66% 11
East Midlands -83 71 £35,000 - 14
South Coast - 2 - -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4260 (79.97%) .NET
2 3998 (75.05%) C#
3 3250 (61.01%) SQL Server
4 2847 (53.44%) SQL
5 2744 (51.51%) ASP.NET
6 2389 (44.85%) HTML
7 2364 (44.38%) JavaScript
8 2339 (43.91%) Microsoft
9 2242 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2129 (39.97%) CSS
11 1927 (36.17%) MVC
12 1637 (30.73%) jQuery
13 1355 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 1314 (24.67%) .NET Framework
15 1282 (24.07%) Windows
16 1273 (23.90%) XML
17 1088 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1059 (19.88%) Web Services
19 1055 (19.80%) WCF
20 1050 (19.71%) SQL Server 2008
21 1037 (19.47%) MS Excel
22 954 (17.91%) T-SQL
23 935 (17.55%) HTML5
24 911 (17.10%) Degree
25 905 (16.99%) Scrum
26 878 (16.48%) Finance
27 852 (15.99%) Software Engineering
28 791 (14.85%) OO
29 761 (14.29%) VB.NET
30 741 (13.91%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 710 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 586 (11.00%) IIS
3 330 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 254 (4.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 233 (4.37%) CMS
6 135 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
7 90 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 72 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
9 63 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 57 (1.07%) Confluence
11 48 (0.90%) JBoss
12 32 (0.60%) Kentico
12 32 (0.60%) Node.js
13 29 (0.54%) NServiceBus
13 29 (0.54%) WordPress
14 26 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.38%) DNN
16 19 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.30%) Sitefinity
18 15 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1037 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 276 (5.18%) MS Office
3 114 (2.14%) InfoPath
4 79 (1.48%) Photoshop
5 69 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 28 (0.53%) PowerPivot
8 27 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 19 (0.36%) MS Project
9 19 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.21%) Mingle
11 10 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.13%) GNU Octave
15 5 (0.094%) InDesign
16 4 (0.075%) Maya
16 4 (0.075%) 3ds Max
17 3 (0.056%) SPSS
18 2 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 196 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.32%) assyst
4 11 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 11 (0.21%) Tridion
5 10 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
5 10 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.13%) Magento
6 7 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.094%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.094%) LabWindows
8 3 (0.056%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.056%) ReMetrica
8 3 (0.056%) Line 500
8 3 (0.056%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.038%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.038%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.038%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 267 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (1.45%) SaaS
4 52 (0.98%) Office 365
5 28 (0.53%) GitHub
6 25 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 24 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.094%) PaaS
10 4 (0.075%) IaaS
11 3 (0.056%) Trello
12 2 (0.038%) Yammer
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.019%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.019%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.019%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.019%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.40%) Internet
2 119 (2.23%) Intranet
3 84 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.11%) HTTP
5 48 (0.90%) DNS
6 44 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 43 (0.81%) Firewall
8 32 (0.60%) SSL
9 27 (0.51%) Network Security
10 23 (0.43%) LAN
11 22 (0.41%) Extranet
11 22 (0.41%) WAN
12 21 (0.39%) SMTP
13 18 (0.34%) Wireless
13 18 (0.34%) CTI
13 18 (0.34%) HTTPS
13 18 (0.34%) AMQP
14 11 (0.21%) DHCP
15 10 (0.19%) FTP
15 10 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3250 (61.01%) SQL Server
2 1050 (19.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 593 (11.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 456 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 401 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 309 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 262 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 206 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
9 204 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 185 (3.47%) MySQL
11 103 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
12 85 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 71 (1.33%) MS Access
14 57 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 57 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 53 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 50 (0.94%) MongoDB
17 47 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
17 47 (0.88%) NoSQL
18 45 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1355 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 422 (7.92%) NUnit
3 237 (4.45%) Subversion
4 210 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 209 (3.92%) Selenium
6 169 (3.17%) JIRA
7 158 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 155 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 143 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
10 139 (2.61%) ReSharper
11 117 (2.20%) SpecFlow
12 114 (2.14%) Eclipse
13 108 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 101 (1.90%) MSTest
15 87 (1.63%) MSBuild
16 77 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
17 76 (1.43%) Moq
18 67 (1.26%) CruiseControl
19 65 (1.22%) FitNesse
20 64 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 878 (16.48%) Finance
2 189 (3.55%) Retail
3 167 (3.13%) Banking
4 166 (3.12%) Marketing
5 86 (1.61%) Automotive
6 75 (1.41%) Law
7 66 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 66 (1.24%) Back Office
8 65 (1.22%) Legal
9 62 (1.16%) Games
10 59 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 54 (1.01%) Front Office
12 51 (0.96%) Advertising
13 46 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 45 (0.84%) Electronics
15 39 (0.73%) Publishing
16 22 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 19 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3903 (73.27%) Developer
2 1629 (30.58%) .NET Developer
3 1122 (21.06%) C# Developer
4 785 (14.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 702 (13.18%) Software Developer
6 648 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 420 (7.88%) Analyst
8 410 (7.70%) Web Developer
9 393 (7.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 370 (6.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 317 (5.95%) Software Engineer
12 280 (5.26%) Junior
13 262 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 242 (4.54%) Junior Developer
15 211 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
16 188 (3.53%) .NET Web Developer
17 173 (3.25%) Programmer
18 157 (2.95%) Graduate
19 155 (2.91%) Senior C# Developer
20 151 (2.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4260 (79.97%) .NET
2 2744 (51.51%) ASP.NET
3 2389 (44.85%) HTML
4 2129 (39.97%) CSS
5 1637 (30.73%) jQuery
6 1314 (24.67%) .NET Framework
7 1273 (23.90%) XML
8 1088 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1059 (19.88%) Web Services
10 1055 (19.80%) WCF
11 935 (17.55%) HTML5
12 741 (13.91%) Ajax
13 655 (12.30%) Entity Framework
14 502 (9.42%) LINQ
15 485 (9.10%) CSS3
16 383 (7.19%) WPF
17 377 (7.08%) AngularJS
18 358 (6.72%) WinForms
19 318 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 304 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 496 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 446 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 203 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 192 (3.60%) User Experience
5 176 (3.30%) Mathematics
6 157 (2.95%) Client/Server
7 148 (2.78%) N-Tier
8 120 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 97 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 93 (1.75%) Open Source
11 79 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
12 72 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 62 (1.16%) Social Media
14 54 (1.01%) Visualisation
15 52 (0.98%) W3C
16 45 (0.84%) Blog
17 44 (0.83%) Fixed Income
18 43 (0.81%) Physics
19 42 (0.79%) Hedge funds
20 34 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1282 (24.07%) Windows
2 187 (3.51%) Linux
3 163 (3.06%) Android
4 130 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 85 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (1.60%) UNIX
6 71 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 54 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 26 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (0.24%) CentOS
11 12 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.19%) Windows CE
14 8 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.13%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.075%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.056%) Windows Phone 7
18 3 (0.056%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2242 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1927 (36.17%) MVC
3 905 (16.99%) Scrum
4 852 (15.99%) Software Engineering
5 791 (14.85%) OO
6 733 (13.76%) TDD
7 456 (8.56%) Unit Testing
8 454 (8.52%) Web Development
9 350 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
10 317 (5.95%) Mentoring
11 299 (5.61%) CRM
12 286 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 269 (5.05%) Workflow
14 264 (4.96%) OOP
14 264 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
15 259 (4.86%) OOD
16 237 (4.45%) BDD
17 219 (4.11%) Project Management
18 212 (3.98%) Multithreading
19 193 (3.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3998 (75.05%) C#
2 2847 (53.44%) SQL
3 2364 (44.38%) JavaScript
4 954 (17.91%) T-SQL
5 761 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 554 (10.40%) C++
7 484 (9.09%) Java
8 356 (6.68%) VB
9 232 (4.36%) PowerShell
10 181 (3.40%) PHP
11 173 (3.25%) C
12 141 (2.65%) VBA
13 131 (2.46%) VB6
14 80 (1.50%) Python
15 76 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 52 (0.98%) Ruby
17 45 (0.84%) VBScript
18 36 (0.68%) Perl
19 34 (0.64%) XPath
20 31 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 911 (17.10%) Degree
2 293 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 149 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 120 (2.25%) ISEB
5 86 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 81 (1.52%) MCSD
7 76 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 74 (1.39%) MCP
9 64 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 44 (0.83%) MCPD
11 36 (0.68%) MCTS
12 27 (0.51%) PhD
13 25 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.38%) MCAD
15 16 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.26%) HND
16 14 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.21%) MCSE
18 8 (0.15%) MCITP
19 7 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (9.10%) QA
2 37 (0.69%) SLA
3 29 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.36%) HL7
5 17 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.21%) COBIT
7 9 (0.17%) Section 508
7 9 (0.17%) WCAG
8 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.094%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.038%) GCP
10 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.019%) WAI
11 1 (0.019%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.019%) TickIT
11 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.019%) Basel II
System Software
1 87 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.84%) Firmware
4 19 (0.36%) vSphere
5 17 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.15%) Docker
8 8 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.094%) UAG
9 5 (0.094%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.094%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.075%) NFS
11 2 (0.038%) IAG
12 1 (0.019%) Snort
Systems Management
1 45 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.34%) SCOM
4 17 (0.32%) SCCM
5 13 (0.24%) Puppet
6 10 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.15%) MOM
7 8 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 8 (0.15%) WMI
8 7 (0.13%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.094%) WSUS
9 5 (0.094%) Nagios
10 3 (0.056%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.038%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.019%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.019%) Windows Intune
12 1 (0.019%) MIIS
Vendors
1 2339 (43.91%) Microsoft
2 535 (10.04%) Oracle
3 79 (1.48%) Sitecore
4 73 (1.37%) VMware
5 64 (1.20%) Adobe
6 63 (1.18%) SAP
7 58 (1.09%) Telerik
7 58 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (1.03%) Google
9 51 (0.96%) Cisco
10 46 (0.86%) Twitter
11 42 (0.79%) Sybase
11 42 (0.79%) Apple
12 38 (0.71%) Red Gate
12 38 (0.71%) Cognos
13 36 (0.68%) Tableau
13 36 (0.68%) TOWER Software
14 34 (0.64%) Business Objects
15 25 (0.47%) Sage
16 24 (0.45%) HP
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Okehampton, Devon
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
Code Red Associates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Triad Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
Code Red Associates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
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