The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
UK
Rank 139 136 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1915 2452 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.28% 2.40% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.93% 13.39% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1688 2113 2481
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16047 18314 17376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.12% 17.92% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13559 15689 14740
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 £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Visual Studio
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the UK.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the UK

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
England -6 1774 £43,000 +1.17% 258
London -9 474 £55,000 +6.79% 55
South East +29 472 £45,000 - 65
North West -24 182 £36,000 -7.09% 34
East of England -4 180 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Yorkshire -28 158 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Hampshire +49 150 £40,000 - 17
South West -35 134 £40,000 +6.66% 24
West Yorkshire -18 120 £40,000 +6.66% 24
City of London +57 113 £55,000 - 12
Manchester -31 111 £37,500 -6.25% 18
West Midlands -5 109 £43,000 +14.66% 19
Leeds -30 84 £40,500 +6.57% 19
Berkshire +19 81 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Surrey +4 81 £52,500 - 9
West Sussex +32 71 £42,500 +13.33% 9
East Midlands +6 69 £38,250 +0.65% 9
Scotland +35 60 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Farnborough +32 57 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Birmingham -1 55 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 52 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Hertfordshire +7 47 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Cambridgeshire -18 47 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Wales +39 44 £31,500 +12.50% 1
Bristol +17 42 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Cambridge +3 41 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Somerset -6 41 £37,500 - 6
South Wales +44 38 £31,500 -5.26%
Merseyside +23 34 £30,500 -4.68% 3
Suffolk +37 32 £43,000 +43.33%

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3110 (77.75%) C#
2 3083 (77.08%) .NET
3 2355 (58.88%) SQL Server
4 2068 (51.70%) ASP.NET
5 1881 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1860 (46.50%) SQL
7 1813 (45.33%) JavaScript
8 1812 (45.30%) Microsoft
9 1701 (42.53%) HTML
10 1602 (40.05%) MVC
11 1420 (35.50%) CSS
12 1087 (27.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 1031 (25.78%) .NET Framework
14 999 (24.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 894 (22.35%) jQuery
16 819 (20.48%) TDD
17 749 (18.73%) Scrum
18 740 (18.50%) XML
19 734 (18.35%) Finance
20 702 (17.55%) Web Services
21 697 (17.43%) Windows
22 679 (16.98%) Software Engineering
23 673 (16.83%) Web Development
24 662 (16.55%) HTML5
25 650 (16.25%) MS Excel
26 645 (16.13%) Degree
27 636 (15.90%) WCF
28 599 (14.98%) T-SQL
29 576 (14.40%) AngularJS
30 571 (14.28%) Entity Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 421 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 305 (7.63%) IIS
3 268 (6.70%) CMS
4 134 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
5 117 (2.93%) EPiServer
6 88 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 71 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 65 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 55 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 36 (0.90%) NServiceBus
11 36 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 33 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
13 29 (0.73%) Apache
14 26 (0.65%) MS Exchange
15 25 (0.63%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.48%) Confluence
17 16 (0.40%) Commerce Server
18 12 (0.30%) WordPress
19 10 (0.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 650 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 143 (3.58%) MS Office
3 34 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.30%) InDesign
8 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.20%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.20%) Maya
10 7 (0.18%) MicroStation
11 6 (0.15%) Mingle
12 3 (0.075%) MS Project
13 2 (0.050%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 143 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.28%) Maximo
4 10 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.15%) Sage 50
9 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 4 (0.10%) PlanetPress Connect
11 3 (0.075%) Magento
11 3 (0.075%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.075%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.050%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.050%) Infor CRM
12 2 (0.050%) Line 500
12 2 (0.050%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 526 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (2.08%) SaaS
4 59 (1.48%) Office 365
5 49 (1.23%) PaaS
6 46 (1.15%) GitHub
7 26 (0.65%) IaaS
8 17 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (0.13%) Dropbox
11 5 (0.13%) G Suite
11 5 (0.13%) Slack
12 4 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.10%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.075%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.075%) Google Play
13 3 (0.075%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (3.80%) Intranet
2 115 (2.88%) Internet
3 65 (1.63%) HTTP
4 35 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.78%) DNS
6 24 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 21 (0.53%) SSL
8 16 (0.40%) DHCP
9 14 (0.35%) RS-232
10 13 (0.33%) Firewall
11 11 (0.28%) Extranet
11 11 (0.28%) SMTP
12 10 (0.25%) Network Security
13 9 (0.23%) SMS
14 8 (0.20%) LAN
14 8 (0.20%) Skype
15 7 (0.18%) FTP
15 7 (0.18%) NFC
15 7 (0.18%) SAN
16 6 (0.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2355 (58.88%) SQL Server
2 479 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 435 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 417 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 373 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 240 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 184 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 182 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 158 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 144 (3.60%) MySQL
11 124 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 81 (2.03%) MongoDB
13 67 (1.68%) NoSQL
14 66 (1.65%) Power BI
15 63 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
16 59 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
17 54 (1.35%) Big Data
17 54 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 54 (1.35%) OLAP
18 51 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1087 (27.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 474 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 245 (6.13%) Selenium
4 229 (5.73%) Subversion
5 180 (4.50%) JIRA
6 171 (4.28%) NUnit
7 147 (3.68%) SpecFlow
8 134 (3.35%) TeamCity
9 107 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 93 (2.33%) WebDriver
11 83 (2.08%) Eclipse
12 73 (1.83%) Jenkins
13 72 (1.80%) MSTest
14 71 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 69 (1.73%) JMeter
16 62 (1.55%) Cucumber
17 60 (1.50%) ReSharper
18 57 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
19 55 (1.38%) Moq
20 47 (1.18%) HP UFT
General
1 734 (18.35%) Finance
2 156 (3.90%) Banking
3 128 (3.20%) Marketing
4 110 (2.75%) Retail
5 99 (2.48%) Games
6 97 (2.43%) Advertising
7 82 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.45%) Legal
8 58 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 47 (1.18%) Electronics
10 45 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
11 40 (1.00%) Publishing
12 34 (0.85%) Law
13 31 (0.78%) Aerospace
14 28 (0.70%) Back Office
15 20 (0.50%) Automotive
16 19 (0.48%) Military
17 17 (0.43%) Front Office
17 17 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2820 (70.50%) Developer
2 1515 (37.88%) .NET Developer
3 1338 (33.45%) C# Developer
4 949 (23.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 523 (13.08%) Software Developer
6 514 (12.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 476 (11.90%) Senior Developer
8 430 (10.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 325 (8.13%) Web Developer
10 307 (7.68%) Software Engineer
11 299 (7.48%) SQL Developer
12 297 (7.43%) .NET Software Developer
13 296 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 288 (7.20%) Analyst
15 259 (6.48%) Senior .NET Developer
16 235 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
17 231 (5.78%) Senior C# Developer
18 171 (4.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 161 (4.03%) .NET Web Developer
20 149 (3.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3083 (77.08%) .NET
2 2068 (51.70%) ASP.NET
3 1701 (42.53%) HTML
4 1420 (35.50%) CSS
5 1031 (25.78%) .NET Framework
6 999 (24.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 894 (22.35%) jQuery
8 740 (18.50%) XML
9 702 (17.55%) Web Services
10 662 (16.55%) HTML5
11 636 (15.90%) WCF
12 576 (14.40%) AngularJS
13 571 (14.28%) Entity Framework
14 540 (13.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 378 (9.45%) Ajax
16 332 (8.30%) CSS3
17 320 (8.00%) WPF
18 314 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 301 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 267 (6.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 359 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 304 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (4.93%) User Experience
4 179 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 135 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 109 (2.73%) iPad
7 76 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 65 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 56 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 50 (1.25%) PMI
11 42 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 41 (1.03%) W3C
13 40 (1.00%) Fintech
14 34 (0.85%) Clustering
15 25 (0.63%) NHS
16 18 (0.45%) e-Learning
17 17 (0.43%) Derivative
18 16 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 15 (0.38%) Biotechnology
19 15 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 697 (17.43%) Windows
2 130 (3.25%) Linux
3 98 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 94 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 85 (2.13%) Android
6 55 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.90%) Unix
9 26 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 24 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
11 23 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 23 (0.58%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 18 (0.45%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.35%) CentOS
16 11 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
18 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1881 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1602 (40.05%) MVC
3 819 (20.48%) TDD
4 749 (18.73%) Scrum
5 679 (16.98%) Software Engineering
6 673 (16.83%) Web Development
7 569 (14.23%) SDLC
8 516 (12.90%) OO
9 472 (11.80%) Unit Testing
10 379 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
11 268 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 261 (6.53%) OOD
13 218 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 215 (5.38%) BDD
15 212 (5.30%) SOA
16 209 (5.23%) CRM
17 183 (4.58%) ETL
17 183 (4.58%) SOLID
18 182 (4.55%) Test Scripting
19 171 (4.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3110 (77.75%) C#
2 1860 (46.50%) SQL
3 1813 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 599 (14.98%) T-SQL
5 448 (11.20%) C++
6 384 (9.60%) VB.NET
7 289 (7.23%) Java
8 199 (4.98%) VB
9 189 (4.73%) C
10 185 (4.63%) PowerShell
11 128 (3.20%) XPath
12 115 (2.88%) PHP
13 78 (1.95%) Python
14 68 (1.70%) VB6
15 66 (1.65%) VBA
16 46 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 43 (1.08%) R
18 38 (0.95%) VBScript
19 37 (0.93%) XAML
20 35 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 645 (16.13%) Degree
2 139 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 120 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 79 (1.98%) ISEB
6 75 (1.88%) ISTQB
7 50 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 30 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (0.53%) PhD
10 18 (0.45%) MCP
11 16 (0.40%) MCTS
12 13 (0.33%) MCSE
13 11 (0.28%) MCITP
14 10 (0.25%) MCSD
15 8 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.13%) HND
18 4 (0.10%) MCSA
18 4 (0.10%) Postgraduate
19 3 (0.075%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (9.85%) QA
2 16 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.30%) SLA
5 9 (0.23%) HL7
5 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.15%) WCAG
7 5 (0.13%) TickIT
8 4 (0.10%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.075%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.050%) SDET
11 1 (0.025%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.025%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.025%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.025%) MISRA
11 1 (0.025%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 87 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.93%) Docker
3 34 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.68%) Firmware
5 24 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.15%) vSphere
7 6 (0.15%) XenApp
8 4 (0.10%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.075%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.075%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.050%) KVM
10 2 (0.050%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.025%) LXC
11 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.53%) Puppet
3 17 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.35%) Control-M
5 8 (0.20%) SCCM
6 7 (0.18%) Ansible
7 6 (0.15%) Kibana
7 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (0.13%) logstash
8 5 (0.13%) Perfmon
8 5 (0.13%) SCOM
9 3 (0.075%) cPanel
9 3 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.075%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.050%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.050%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.050%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.025%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1812 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 241 (6.03%) Oracle
3 74 (1.85%) IBM
4 61 (1.53%) Tableau
5 57 (1.43%) HP
6 53 (1.33%) Adobe
7 47 (1.18%) Xamarin
8 44 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 42 (1.05%) Telerik
10 36 (0.90%) SAP
11 34 (0.85%) Google
11 34 (0.85%) VMware
12 31 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (0.55%) DevExpress
14 17 (0.43%) Citrix
15 16 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 16 (0.40%) Red Hat
16 15 (0.38%) MobileIron
16 15 (0.38%) NEC
17 14 (0.35%) Twitter
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + 28 DAYS HOLIDAY
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
County Durham
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £30000 Per Annum Up to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Income Systems
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago