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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 108 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2612 3143 3332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.59% 2.77% 3.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.59% 16.92% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2751 2970
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
16749 18573 15093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.63% 16.39% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14128 15710 13037
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 28 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 28 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 -36 769 £50,000 -4.76% 115
South East -12 625 £45,000 +11.80% 65
Yorkshire +36 358 £40,000 +6.66% 49
West Midlands +29 241 £40,000 +14.28% 27
East of England -37 200 £40,000 - 27
North West -2 196 £40,000 +14.28% 39
South West -4 177 £35,000 -6.66% 41
East Midlands -67 71 £35,000 -3.44% 12
North East +44 63 £35,000 -6.66% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 (80.80%) .NET
2 4023 (76.31%) C#
3 3233 (61.32%) SQL Server
4 2764 (52.43%) SQL
5 2750 (52.16%) ASP.NET
6 2343 (44.44%) HTML
7 2332 (44.23%) JavaScript
8 2315 (43.91%) Microsoft
9 2231 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
10 2100 (39.83%) CSS
11 1953 (37.04%) MVC
12 1641 (31.13%) jQuery
13 1334 (25.30%) .NET Framework
14 1323 (25.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 1301 (24.68%) Windows
16 1261 (23.92%) XML
17 1100 (20.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1095 (20.77%) Web Services
19 1048 (19.88%) WCF
20 1029 (19.52%) MS Excel
21 979 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
22 942 (17.87%) HTML5
23 935 (17.74%) T-SQL
24 932 (17.68%) Degree
25 914 (17.34%) Scrum
26 868 (16.46%) Software Engineering
27 822 (15.59%) Finance
28 777 (14.74%) OO
29 719 (13.64%) TDD
30 718 (13.62%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 670 (12.71%) SharePoint
2 616 (11.68%) IIS
3 292 (5.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 243 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 230 (4.36%) CMS
6 131 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
7 94 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 62 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
9 61 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 56 (1.06%) JBoss
11 46 (0.87%) Confluence
12 43 (0.82%) Kentico
13 30 (0.57%) WordPress
14 28 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 27 (0.51%) DNN
15 27 (0.51%) Node.js
16 24 (0.46%) Sitefinity
16 24 (0.46%) NServiceBus
17 22 (0.42%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.34%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 1029 (19.52%) MS Excel
2 252 (4.78%) MS Office
3 105 (1.99%) InfoPath
4 89 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 63 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 29 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.49%) MS Project
9 21 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
10 20 (0.38%) PowerPivot
11 11 (0.21%) Mingle
12 8 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 8 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (0.13%) GNU Octave
14 6 (0.11%) InDesign
15 4 (0.076%) Maya
15 4 (0.076%) 3ds Max
16 3 (0.057%) SPSS
17 2 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 171 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.32%) assyst
4 10 (0.19%) Tridion
4 10 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
5 7 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 7 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.095%) Magento
7 5 (0.095%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.076%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.057%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.057%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.057%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.038%) Temenos Globus
10 2 (0.038%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.038%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.038%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 300 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (1.46%) SaaS
4 54 (1.02%) Office 365
5 33 (0.63%) GitHub
6 31 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 25 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.095%) Heroku
9 3 (0.057%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.057%) IaaS
10 2 (0.038%) Trello
10 2 (0.038%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.038%) Yammer
10 2 (0.038%) PaaS
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.019%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.019%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.019%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 130 (2.47%) Internet
2 118 (2.24%) Intranet
3 86 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.23%) HTTP
5 44 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (0.80%) DNS
7 38 (0.72%) SSL
8 35 (0.66%) Firewall
9 30 (0.57%) Network Security
10 23 (0.44%) SMTP
11 22 (0.42%) HTTPS
12 19 (0.36%) CTI
13 18 (0.34%) Wireless
13 18 (0.34%) LAN
13 18 (0.34%) WAN
14 16 (0.30%) AMQP
15 15 (0.28%) Extranet
16 13 (0.25%) FTP
17 9 (0.17%) SSH
17 9 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3233 (61.32%) SQL Server
2 979 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 602 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 476 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 425 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 307 (5.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 261 (4.95%) Relational Database
8 222 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 210 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
10 164 (3.11%) MySQL
11 95 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
12 85 (1.61%) Oracle Database
13 66 (1.25%) MS Access
14 60 (1.14%) MongoDB
15 59 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 57 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 57 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 53 (1.01%) NoSQL
18 49 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
19 39 (0.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1323 (25.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 397 (7.53%) NUnit
3 236 (4.48%) Subversion
4 206 (3.91%) Git (software)
4 206 (3.91%) Selenium
5 158 (3.00%) JIRA
6 145 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 139 (2.64%) TeamCity
8 129 (2.45%) ReSharper
8 129 (2.45%) Rhino Mocks
9 108 (2.05%) SpecFlow
10 107 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 105 (1.99%) Eclipse
12 93 (1.76%) MSTest
13 82 (1.56%) MSBuild
14 76 (1.44%) Moq
15 74 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
16 64 (1.21%) CruiseControl
17 59 (1.12%) FitNesse
18 58 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 822 (15.59%) Finance
2 175 (3.32%) Retail
3 166 (3.15%) Marketing
4 138 (2.62%) Banking
5 86 (1.63%) Automotive
6 74 (1.40%) Back Office
7 67 (1.27%) Law
8 64 (1.21%) Games
9 61 (1.16%) Front Office
10 57 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 57 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.99%) Legal
12 48 (0.91%) Electronics
13 47 (0.89%) Advertising
14 38 (0.72%) Investment Banking
15 34 (0.64%) Publishing
16 26 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.40%) Multimedia
18 19 (0.36%) Aerospace
19 16 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3855 (73.12%) Developer
2 1633 (30.97%) .NET Developer
3 1115 (21.15%) C# Developer
4 776 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 693 (13.14%) Software Developer
6 647 (12.27%) Senior Developer
7 417 (7.91%) Web Developer
8 406 (7.70%) Analyst
9 389 (7.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 359 (6.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 330 (6.26%) Software Engineer
12 266 (5.05%) Junior
13 255 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
14 222 (4.21%) Junior Developer
15 197 (3.74%) SharePoint Developer
16 182 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
17 166 (3.15%) Programmer
18 147 (2.79%) Test Analyst
19 140 (2.66%) Graduate
20 137 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4260 (80.80%) .NET
2 2750 (52.16%) ASP.NET
3 2343 (44.44%) HTML
4 2100 (39.83%) CSS
5 1641 (31.13%) jQuery
6 1334 (25.30%) .NET Framework
7 1261 (23.92%) XML
8 1100 (20.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1095 (20.77%) Web Services
10 1048 (19.88%) WCF
11 942 (17.87%) HTML5
12 718 (13.62%) Ajax
13 685 (12.99%) Entity Framework
14 486 (9.22%) LINQ
15 477 (9.05%) CSS3
16 402 (7.63%) AngularJS
17 379 (7.19%) WPF
18 360 (6.83%) WinForms
19 340 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 306 (5.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 482 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 457 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 217 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 211 (4.00%) User Experience
5 176 (3.34%) Mathematics
6 160 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 139 (2.64%) N-Tier
8 109 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 96 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 66 (1.25%) Social Media
12 64 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
13 63 (1.19%) Visualisation
14 56 (1.06%) W3C
15 49 (0.93%) Blog
16 41 (0.78%) Physics
17 39 (0.74%) Fixed Income
18 31 (0.59%) Hedge funds
19 30 (0.57%) Clustering
20 29 (0.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1301 (24.68%) Windows
2 195 (3.70%) Linux
3 171 (3.24%) Android
4 138 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 96 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (1.76%) UNIX
7 77 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 52 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 32 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
10 18 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 16 (0.30%) Windows CE
12 15 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.21%) CentOS
13 11 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
14 10 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.15%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.11%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.076%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2231 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1953 (37.04%) MVC
3 914 (17.34%) Scrum
4 868 (16.46%) Software Engineering
5 777 (14.74%) OO
6 719 (13.64%) TDD
7 560 (10.62%) SDLC
8 472 (8.95%) Unit Testing
9 457 (8.67%) Web Development
10 360 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
11 298 (5.65%) Mentoring
12 287 (5.44%) E-Commerce
13 276 (5.24%) OOD
14 273 (5.18%) CRM
15 256 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
16 251 (4.76%) OOP
17 250 (4.74%) Workflow
18 226 (4.29%) Multithreading
19 223 (4.23%) Project Management
20 209 (3.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4023 (76.31%) C#
2 2764 (52.43%) SQL
3 2332 (44.23%) JavaScript
4 935 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 707 (13.41%) VB.NET
6 567 (10.75%) C++
7 491 (9.31%) Java
8 337 (6.39%) VB
9 211 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 178 (3.38%) C
11 168 (3.19%) PHP
12 116 (2.20%) VBA
13 108 (2.05%) VB6
14 89 (1.69%) Python
15 88 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 52 (0.99%) VBScript
16 52 (0.99%) Ruby
17 34 (0.64%) Perl
18 33 (0.63%) XPath
19 32 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 932 (17.68%) Degree
2 305 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 160 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 108 (2.05%) ISEB
5 96 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 92 (1.75%) MCSD
7 84 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 76 (1.44%) MCP
9 61 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 45 (0.85%) MCPD
11 41 (0.78%) MCTS
12 34 (0.64%) PhD
13 22 (0.42%) MCAD
14 18 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 16 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.30%) HND
16 13 (0.25%) MCSE
17 8 (0.15%) MCITP
18 7 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (8.90%) QA
2 40 (0.76%) SLA
3 31 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.30%) HL7
5 11 (0.21%) COBIT
6 9 (0.17%) WCAG
6 9 (0.17%) Section 508
7 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.038%) GCP
10 1 (0.019%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.019%) WAI
10 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.019%) Basel II
10 1 (0.019%) TickIT
10 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 83 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.87%) Firmware
4 14 (0.27%) vSphere
5 13 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.21%) Docker
7 10 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.095%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.095%) NFS
9 5 (0.095%) UAG
10 3 (0.057%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.057%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.019%) Snort
Systems Management
1 39 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.36%) SCOM
4 18 (0.34%) SCCM
5 16 (0.30%) Puppet
6 10 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 8 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.11%) MOM
8 6 (0.11%) WMI
9 4 (0.076%) Nagios
9 4 (0.076%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.057%) WSUS
10 3 (0.057%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.057%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.038%) MIIS
12 1 (0.019%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.019%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.019%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.019%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2315 (43.91%) Microsoft
2 544 (10.32%) Oracle
3 90 (1.71%) Sitecore
4 68 (1.29%) Adobe
5 59 (1.12%) Google
6 58 (1.10%) Telerik
7 57 (1.08%) VMware
8 54 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 52 (0.99%) Cisco
10 51 (0.97%) SAP
11 45 (0.85%) Apple
12 44 (0.83%) Sybase
12 44 (0.83%) Twitter
13 42 (0.80%) Red Gate
14 38 (0.72%) TOWER Software
15 37 (0.70%) Tableau
16 34 (0.64%) Business Objects
17 31 (0.59%) Cognos
18 25 (0.47%) HP
19 22 (0.42%) DevExpress
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £21,103 to £23,262 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Yoh
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
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Lyndhurst, Hampshire
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Salary: £32k - 35k per year
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
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Salary: 40-50k DOE
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: From £24,775 to £30,434 per annum pro rata
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Lots of Bens
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + great bens
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