The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 93 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3045 3036 3608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.80% 2.99% 3.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.03% 19.78% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 2680 3268
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17875 15348 16200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.42% 15.13% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15100 13155 14097
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
UK

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 1 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 1 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 +3 985 £50,000 - 111
South East +3 739 £40,000 -5.88% 69
East of England -3 303 £40,000 - 31
North West -7 246 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Yorkshire -34 193 £36,500 +4.28% 47
West Midlands +1 190 £37,500 - 23
East Midlands -16 183 £39,000 +4.00% 19
South West -26 178 £36,000 +5.88% 38
North East +3 16 £34,500 -13.75% 5
Midlands +13 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 1 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 5125 (82.96%) .NET
2 4808 (77.82%) C#
3 3781 (61.20%) SQL Server
4 3302 (53.45%) ASP.NET
5 3031 (49.06%) SQL
6 2795 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 2789 (45.14%) HTML
8 2742 (44.38%) JavaScript
9 2392 (38.72%) CSS
10 2057 (33.30%) MVC
11 1885 (30.51%) jQuery
12 1552 (25.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 1465 (23.71%) XML
14 1392 (22.53%) .NET Framework
15 1340 (21.69%) WCF
16 1339 (21.67%) Windows
17 1303 (21.09%) Web Services
18 1285 (20.80%) SQL Server 2008
19 1267 (20.51%) T-SQL
20 1261 (20.41%) MS Excel
21 1206 (19.52%) Degree
22 1191 (19.28%) Finance
23 1186 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
24 1134 (18.36%) ASP.NET MVC
25 1053 (17.04%) OO
26 977 (15.81%) VB.NET
27 968 (15.67%) Scrum
28 964 (15.60%) Software Engineering
29 909 (14.71%) HTML5
30 897 (14.52%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 895 (14.49%) SharePoint
2 621 (10.05%) IIS
3 358 (5.79%) CMS
4 326 (5.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 236 (3.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 141 (2.28%) Umbraco
7 137 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
8 121 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
9 69 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 42 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 37 (0.60%) Confluence
12 34 (0.55%) WordPress
12 34 (0.55%) Node.js
13 29 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 29 (0.47%) MS Project Server
14 27 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
14 27 (0.44%) Drupal
15 25 (0.40%) MS Exchange
16 22 (0.36%) Apache
16 22 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1261 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 212 (3.43%) MS Office
3 113 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 80 (1.29%) InfoPath
5 47 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 27 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.37%) MS Project
9 10 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.16%) Maya
9 10 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 10 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.11%) Mingle
12 5 (0.081%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.065%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 4 (0.065%) Solid Edge
13 4 (0.065%) MicroStation
14 3 (0.049%) GIMP
15 1 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 172 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.21%) Line 500
4 13 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.097%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.081%) CODA-Financials
8 5 (0.081%) Tridion
8 5 (0.081%) GoldMine
8 5 (0.081%) Summit
9 4 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.065%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.049%) Magento
10 3 (0.049%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.049%) Agresso
11 2 (0.032%) ZaiNet
11 2 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 171 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (1.46%) SaaS
3 59 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (0.74%) Office 365
5 33 (0.53%) GitHub
6 15 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.23%) PaaS
8 9 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.13%) Basecamp
9 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.097%) IaaS
11 5 (0.081%) Force.com
12 4 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.032%) Pure360
14 1 (0.016%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 219 (3.54%) Internet
2 168 (2.72%) Intranet
3 99 (1.60%) HTTP
4 72 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.37%) SAN
5 23 (0.37%) Extranet
5 23 (0.37%) LAN
6 21 (0.34%) DNS
7 20 (0.32%) Firewall
8 16 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 16 (0.26%) SMS
9 14 (0.23%) SMPP
10 13 (0.21%) WAN
10 13 (0.21%) SSL
10 13 (0.21%) NFC
11 10 (0.16%) RFID
12 9 (0.15%) LDAP
12 9 (0.15%) SSH
13 8 (0.13%) Network Security
14 7 (0.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3781 (61.20%) SQL Server
2 1285 (20.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 773 (12.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 715 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 496 (8.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 466 (7.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 379 (6.13%) Relational Database
8 293 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 180 (2.91%) MySQL
10 170 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
11 154 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
12 107 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 92 (1.49%) Oracle Database
14 79 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 67 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
16 57 (0.92%) QlikView
17 50 (0.81%) RavenDB
18 47 (0.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
19 44 (0.71%) MS Access
19 44 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1552 (25.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 387 (6.26%) Subversion
3 334 (5.41%) NUnit
4 248 (4.01%) Git (software)
5 246 (3.98%) Selenium
6 161 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 147 (2.38%) ReSharper
8 126 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 123 (1.99%) SpecFlow
10 122 (1.97%) TeamCity
11 117 (1.89%) MSBuild
12 109 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
13 107 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 91 (1.47%) Jenkins
15 87 (1.41%) JIRA
16 84 (1.36%) MSTest
17 80 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
18 78 (1.26%) CruiseControl
19 72 (1.17%) Moq
20 71 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1191 (19.28%) Finance
2 238 (3.85%) Retail
3 233 (3.77%) Marketing
4 205 (3.32%) Banking
5 116 (1.88%) Games
6 107 (1.73%) Advertising
7 97 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 71 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.04%) Legal
10 60 (0.97%) Law
11 59 (0.96%) Publishing
12 50 (0.81%) Front Office
12 50 (0.81%) Electronics
13 40 (0.65%) Automotive
14 35 (0.57%) Back Office
15 31 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 30 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.31%) Military
18 17 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4667 (75.54%) Developer
2 1933 (31.29%) .NET Developer
3 1415 (22.90%) C# Developer
4 972 (15.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 849 (13.74%) Senior Developer
6 729 (11.80%) Software Developer
7 577 (9.34%) Web Developer
8 545 (8.82%) Analyst
9 525 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 444 (7.19%) Software Engineer
11 407 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 373 (6.04%) Senior .NET Developer
13 293 (4.74%) SharePoint Developer
14 254 (4.11%) Junior
15 233 (3.77%) Junior Developer
16 230 (3.72%) Senior C# Developer
17 204 (3.30%) .NET Web Developer
18 199 (3.22%) Programmer
19 185 (2.99%) SQL Developer
20 176 (2.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5125 (82.96%) .NET
2 3302 (53.45%) ASP.NET
3 2789 (45.14%) HTML
4 2392 (38.72%) CSS
5 1885 (30.51%) jQuery
6 1465 (23.71%) XML
7 1392 (22.53%) .NET Framework
8 1340 (21.69%) WCF
9 1303 (21.09%) Web Services
10 1134 (18.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 909 (14.71%) HTML5
12 759 (12.29%) Ajax
13 632 (10.23%) WPF
14 597 (9.66%) CSS3
15 584 (9.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 570 (9.23%) LINQ
17 480 (7.77%) WinForms
18 471 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 449 (7.27%) SOAP
20 448 (7.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 621 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 191 (3.09%) Mathematics
3 190 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 152 (2.46%) N-Tier
5 147 (2.38%) Open Source
6 136 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 128 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
8 115 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 88 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (1.02%) Social Media
11 54 (0.87%) Physics
12 51 (0.83%) W3C
13 50 (0.81%) Clustering
14 44 (0.71%) Blog
14 44 (0.71%) iPhone
15 41 (0.66%) Derivative
16 40 (0.65%) Replication
17 38 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 38 (0.62%) Blackberry
18 31 (0.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1339 (21.67%) Windows
2 279 (4.52%) Android
3 263 (4.26%) Linux
4 210 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 118 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (1.00%) UNIX
8 52 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 47 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 40 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 30 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 25 (0.40%) Solaris
14 24 (0.39%) Windows CE
15 17 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
16 16 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
18 10 (0.16%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.13%) CentOS
19 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2057 (33.30%) MVC
2 1186 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1053 (17.04%) OO
4 968 (15.67%) Scrum
5 964 (15.60%) Software Engineering
6 897 (14.52%) TDD
7 628 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 612 (9.91%) Web Development
9 436 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 423 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
11 411 (6.65%) OOP
12 347 (5.62%) OOD
13 317 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
14 311 (5.03%) Project Management
15 298 (4.82%) UML
16 290 (4.69%) CRM
17 288 (4.66%) Workflow
18 273 (4.42%) Multithreading
19 261 (4.22%) SOA
20 246 (3.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4808 (77.82%) C#
2 3031 (49.06%) SQL
3 2742 (44.38%) JavaScript
4 1267 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 977 (15.81%) VB.NET
6 723 (11.70%) C++
7 593 (9.60%) Java
8 478 (7.74%) VB
9 282 (4.56%) C
10 239 (3.87%) PHP
11 234 (3.79%) PowerShell
12 201 (3.25%) VB6
13 183 (2.96%) VBA
14 117 (1.89%) VBScript
15 115 (1.86%) Ruby
16 68 (1.10%) XPath
17 66 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 58 (0.94%) XAML
19 49 (0.79%) Python
20 48 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1206 (19.52%) Degree
2 303 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (1.75%) ISEB
4 99 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 78 (1.26%) MCSD
6 68 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 63 (1.02%) MCTS
8 45 (0.73%) MCP
9 35 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 30 (0.49%) MCAD
11 28 (0.45%) MCSE
12 27 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 26 (0.42%) MCITP
14 22 (0.36%) PhD
15 17 (0.28%) MCPD
16 16 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 14 (0.23%) HND
17 14 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 6 (0.097%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (7.02%) QA
2 86 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.29%) SLA
4 12 (0.19%) ISO 8583
5 9 (0.15%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.15%) WCAG
6 7 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.081%) EMIR
7 5 (0.081%) HL7
8 4 (0.065%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.049%) DICOM
10 2 (0.032%) MiFID
10 2 (0.032%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.016%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.016%) Section 508
11 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.016%) Basel II
11 1 (0.016%) TickIT
System Software
1 100 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 68 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.13%) IAG
5 6 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.081%) NFS
7 4 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.065%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.065%) vSphere
8 2 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.032%) UAG
9 1 (0.016%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.016%) zsh
Systems Management
1 60 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.11%) Control-M
2 7 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (0.097%) SCVMM
3 6 (0.097%) SCCM
3 6 (0.097%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.097%) Puppet
4 5 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.065%) MOM
5 4 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.065%) Unicenter
6 3 (0.049%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.049%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.032%) SCOM
7 2 (0.032%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.032%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.032%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.032%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.016%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.016%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2795 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 463 (7.49%) Oracle
3 118 (1.91%) Sitecore
4 90 (1.46%) EPiServer
5 86 (1.39%) Adobe
6 68 (1.10%) VMware
7 66 (1.07%) Telerik
8 65 (1.05%) DevExpress
9 57 (0.92%) IBM
10 47 (0.76%) HP
11 43 (0.70%) Business Objects
12 41 (0.66%) Sybase
13 36 (0.58%) Google
14 34 (0.55%) Atlassian
15 31 (0.50%) Twitter
16 27 (0.44%) Nintex
16 27 (0.44%) SAP
16 27 (0.44%) TIBCO
17 26 (0.42%) Sage
18 25 (0.40%) Facebook
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28,000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Great Training + flexible
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrison Clarke
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago