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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 147 131 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2022 2477 2807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.29% 2.44% 2.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.21% 13.62% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 2132 2466
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
16556 18185 17241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.89% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14451 15624 14305
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 574 £52,500 +5.00% 56
South East +4 495 £42,500 - 43
East of England +17 188 £42,500 -5.55% 38
West Midlands -10 171 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Yorkshire -21 171 £40,000 -5.88% 23
North West -23 164 £38,500 - 30
South West -31 136 £37,500 - 26
East Midlands +12 96 £35,000 - 25
North East -9 22 £35,000 -6.66%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3269 (77.45%) C#
2 3242 (76.81%) .NET
3 2335 (55.32%) SQL Server
4 2185 (51.76%) ASP.NET
5 2060 (48.80%) SQL
6 2043 (48.40%) JavaScript
7 1933 (45.79%) HTML
8 1752 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
9 1729 (40.96%) MVC
10 1660 (39.33%) Microsoft
11 1542 (36.53%) CSS
12 1258 (29.80%) jQuery
13 1135 (26.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 1050 (24.88%) .NET Framework
15 1005 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 853 (20.21%) Finance
17 820 (19.43%) Windows
18 804 (19.05%) WCF
19 795 (18.83%) Web Services
20 788 (18.67%) XML
21 760 (18.01%) T-SQL
22 754 (17.86%) Scrum
23 743 (17.60%) Web Development
24 728 (17.25%) HTML5
25 723 (17.13%) Degree
26 676 (16.02%) TDD
27 641 (15.19%) Software Engineering
28 602 (14.26%) MS Excel
29 597 (14.14%) OO
30 573 (13.57%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 485 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 346 (8.20%) IIS
3 325 (7.70%) CMS
4 138 (3.27%) Umbraco
5 125 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 121 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
7 117 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 50 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 34 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 31 (0.73%) Apache
12 29 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 29 (0.69%) WordPress
13 25 (0.59%) NServiceBus
14 24 (0.57%) MS Exchange
15 21 (0.50%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.36%) Skype for Business
17 11 (0.26%) Confluence
17 11 (0.26%) Drupal
17 11 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 602 (14.26%) MS Excel
2 133 (3.15%) MS Office
3 57 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 23 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 14 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.14%) Mingle
8 6 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.12%) InDesign
10 3 (0.071%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.071%) Maya
11 2 (0.047%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.047%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.047%) HipChat
11 2 (0.047%) NASTRAN
11 2 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 194 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.26%) Maximo
5 10 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 9 (0.21%) Visualfiles
7 7 (0.17%) Magento
8 6 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.095%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 4 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.095%) Unica
11 3 (0.071%) assyst
11 3 (0.071%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 3 (0.071%) Infor CRM
11 3 (0.071%) LabWindows
11 3 (0.071%) Line 500
11 3 (0.071%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 3 (0.071%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 387 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (1.85%) GitHub
4 64 (1.52%) SaaS
5 48 (1.14%) Office 365
6 35 (0.83%) PaaS
7 26 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.57%) IaaS
9 14 (0.33%) G Suite
9 14 (0.33%) Slack
9 14 (0.33%) Trello
10 11 (0.26%) Basecamp
10 11 (0.26%) Dropbox
11 7 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
11 7 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.12%) iTunes
13 4 (0.095%) AdWords
13 4 (0.095%) BlueKai
13 4 (0.095%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 151 (3.58%) Internet
2 107 (2.53%) Intranet
3 69 (1.63%) HTTP
4 53 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 48 (1.14%) Firewall
6 47 (1.11%) DNS
7 23 (0.54%) SSL
8 12 (0.28%) SMTP
9 10 (0.24%) WAN
10 9 (0.21%) Wireless
11 8 (0.19%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.19%) Extranet
12 6 (0.14%) DHCP
12 6 (0.14%) LAN
13 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.095%) Modbus
14 4 (0.095%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.095%) RS-485
14 4 (0.095%) WebEx
15 3 (0.071%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2335 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 514 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 452 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 447 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 354 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 284 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 213 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 196 (4.64%) SQL Server 2014
9 151 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 140 (3.32%) MySQL
11 122 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 94 (2.23%) MongoDB
13 78 (1.85%) SSDT
14 75 (1.78%) NoSQL
15 64 (1.52%) Oracle Database
16 59 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
17 53 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 52 (1.23%) Power BI
19 45 (1.07%) QlikView
20 42 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1135 (26.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 336 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 294 (6.97%) Subversion
4 260 (6.16%) Selenium
5 173 (4.10%) NUnit
6 141 (3.34%) JIRA
7 140 (3.32%) TeamCity
8 138 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 114 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 91 (2.16%) Moq
11 87 (2.06%) JMeter
12 80 (1.90%) Jenkins
13 69 (1.63%) LoadRunner
14 60 (1.42%) ReSharper
15 58 (1.37%) WebDriver
16 53 (1.26%) Eclipse
16 53 (1.26%) Jasmine
16 53 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
17 51 (1.21%) SoapUI
18 49 (1.16%) MSTest
General
1 853 (20.21%) Finance
2 179 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 163 (3.86%) Banking
4 132 (3.13%) Marketing
5 130 (3.08%) Games
6 127 (3.01%) Retail
7 98 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 92 (2.18%) Legal
9 87 (2.06%) Advertising
10 78 (1.85%) Law
11 65 (1.54%) Electronics
12 52 (1.23%) Automotive
13 49 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 34 (0.81%) Aerospace
15 33 (0.78%) Publishing
16 28 (0.66%) Investment Banking
17 25 (0.59%) Back Office
18 23 (0.54%) Military
19 18 (0.43%) Financial Institution
20 16 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3138 (74.34%) Developer
2 1779 (42.15%) .NET Developer
3 1631 (38.64%) C# Developer
4 1247 (29.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 644 (15.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 612 (14.50%) Software Developer
7 551 (13.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 550 (13.03%) SQL Developer
9 468 (11.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 452 (10.71%) Senior Developer
11 380 (9.00%) Web Developer
12 377 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
13 354 (8.39%) .NET Software Developer
14 322 (7.63%) Analyst
15 312 (7.39%) Senior .NET Developer
16 269 (6.37%) Software Engineer
17 255 (6.04%) Senior C# Developer
18 222 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
19 208 (4.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 192 (4.55%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3242 (76.81%) .NET
2 2185 (51.76%) ASP.NET
3 1933 (45.79%) HTML
4 1542 (36.53%) CSS
5 1258 (29.80%) jQuery
6 1050 (24.88%) .NET Framework
7 1005 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 804 (19.05%) WCF
9 795 (18.83%) Web Services
10 788 (18.67%) XML
11 728 (17.25%) HTML5
12 573 (13.57%) AngularJS
13 458 (10.85%) Entity Framework
14 417 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 386 (9.14%) CSS3
16 371 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 369 (8.74%) WPF
18 364 (8.62%) Ajax
19 333 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 300 (7.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 397 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 274 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (5.38%) User Experience
4 179 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 135 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 86 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 84 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 78 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
9 70 (1.66%) iPad
10 68 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 68 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 54 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 45 (1.07%) Physics
13 40 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 40 (0.95%) PMI
14 37 (0.88%) NHS
15 32 (0.76%) Data Integration
15 32 (0.76%) Fintech
16 30 (0.71%) W3C
17 29 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 820 (19.43%) Windows
2 165 (3.91%) Linux
3 163 (3.86%) Windows Server
4 106 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 88 (2.08%) Android
6 50 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (0.88%) Unix
8 35 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 29 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 25 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.31%) CentOS
15 12 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.28%) VxWorks
16 11 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1752 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1729 (40.96%) MVC
3 754 (17.86%) Scrum
4 743 (17.60%) Web Development
5 676 (16.02%) TDD
6 641 (15.19%) Software Engineering
7 597 (14.14%) OO
8 518 (12.27%) SDLC
9 453 (10.73%) Unit Testing
10 321 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 287 (6.80%) OOD
12 286 (6.78%) CRM
13 259 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
14 231 (5.47%) Mentoring
15 215 (5.09%) OOP
16 213 (5.05%) SOA
17 207 (4.90%) BDD
18 179 (4.24%) Project Management
19 170 (4.03%) E-Commerce
20 163 (3.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3269 (77.45%) C#
2 2060 (48.80%) SQL
3 2043 (48.40%) JavaScript
4 760 (18.01%) T-SQL
5 478 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 433 (10.26%) C++
7 304 (7.20%) Java
8 258 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 222 (5.26%) VB
10 195 (4.62%) C
11 127 (3.01%) XPath
12 115 (2.72%) PHP
13 77 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 69 (1.63%) Perl
15 65 (1.54%) Python
16 63 (1.49%) VB6
17 51 (1.21%) R
18 47 (1.11%) Ruby
19 44 (1.04%) VBA
20 41 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 723 (17.13%) Degree
2 147 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 129 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 108 (2.56%) ISEB
6 79 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 64 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 40 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 28 (0.66%) MCP
10 25 (0.59%) MCSD
11 24 (0.57%) HND
12 16 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.28%) MCSA
13 12 (0.28%) MCTS
14 11 (0.26%) MCITP
14 11 (0.26%) PhD
15 10 (0.24%) MCSE
16 6 (0.14%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (8.05%) QA
2 29 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.24%) SLA
4 9 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.095%) TickIT
6 3 (0.071%) HL7
7 2 (0.047%) SDET
8 1 (0.024%) MISRA
8 1 (0.024%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.024%) SEPA
8 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.024%) WAI
8 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 84 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
3 47 (1.11%) Docker
4 38 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.64%) Firmware
7 10 (0.24%) vSphere
8 6 (0.14%) Snort
9 3 (0.071%) XenApp
10 2 (0.047%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.047%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (0.81%) Puppet
3 20 (0.47%) SCCM
4 19 (0.45%) Ansible
5 14 (0.33%) SCVMM
6 10 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.14%) Control-M
9 4 (0.095%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.095%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.071%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.071%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.047%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.047%) Graphite
11 2 (0.047%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.047%) SCOM
12 1 (0.024%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.024%) Mesos
12 1 (0.024%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1660 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 315 (7.46%) Oracle
3 86 (2.04%) Telerik
4 75 (1.78%) EPiServer
5 68 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 61 (1.45%) Xamarin
7 59 (1.40%) SAP
8 45 (1.07%) Adobe
9 41 (0.97%) Google
10 38 (0.90%) VMware
11 34 (0.81%) Tableau
12 32 (0.76%) DevExpress
13 29 (0.69%) IBM
13 29 (0.69%) RedGate
14 28 (0.66%) Twitter
15 27 (0.64%) HP
16 18 (0.43%) Rally
17 17 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (0.38%) Remedy
19 15 (0.36%) Citrix
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