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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 135 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2361 2742 3276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.41% 2.50% 2.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.20% 14.58% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2161 2333 2859
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
17892 18803 19080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.15% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15541 15788 16065
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 £72,500 £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

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 30 July 2016 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 30 July 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
England -21 2187 £42,500 - 238
London -22 642 £50,000 -4.76% 56
South East -3 513 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Yorkshire -20 233 £40,000 +5.26% 21
East of England +7 182 £42,500 -5.55% 22
South West -10 180 £40,000 +14.28% 15
West Yorkshire -17 153 £40,000 +5.26% 17
North West -5 151 £37,500 -6.25% 35
West Midlands -30 139 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Hampshire +20 135 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands +42 122 £35,000 -3.44% 15
Surrey +26 91 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Leeds -26 89 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Buckinghamshire +12 82 £44,500 +14.10% 2
City of London -14 76 £52,500 -1.40% 21
Hertfordshire +35 75 £40,750 -14.21% 3
Manchester -24 69 £40,000 - 15
Berkshire -1 61 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Sussex -13 56 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham -40 56 £35,000 -10.25% 9
Scotland +28 55 £43,500 +11.53% 6
Wales +7 54 £38,500 +14.07% 8
Cheshire +29 51 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Cambridgeshire +29 48 £40,000 - 7
Bristol +12 47 £44,000 +25.71% 5
North Yorkshire -6 45 £42,500 - 2
Leicestershire +32 41 £35,000 -3.44% 7
York 0 40 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Somerset +20 39 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Northamptonshire +27 38 £35,000 -12.50% 3

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3688 (76.32%) C#
2 3642 (75.37%) .NET
3 2719 (56.27%) SQL Server
4 2400 (49.67%) ASP.NET
5 2350 (48.63%) SQL
6 2297 (47.54%) JavaScript
7 2199 (45.51%) HTML
8 1986 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
9 1963 (40.63%) Microsoft
10 1916 (39.65%) MVC
11 1831 (37.89%) CSS
12 1482 (30.67%) jQuery
13 1369 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 1169 (24.19%) .NET Framework
15 1080 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 986 (20.41%) Windows
17 981 (20.30%) Finance
18 970 (20.07%) WCF
19 929 (19.23%) XML
20 922 (19.08%) Web Services
21 896 (18.54%) T-SQL
22 889 (18.40%) Degree
23 861 (17.82%) HTML5
24 819 (16.95%) Scrum
25 810 (16.76%) Web Development
26 773 (16.00%) Software Engineering
27 761 (15.75%) MS Excel
28 735 (15.21%) TDD
29 726 (15.02%) OO
30 636 (13.16%) VB.NET

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
1 559 (11.57%) SharePoint
2 444 (9.19%) IIS
3 292 (6.04%) CMS
4 174 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 151 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 126 (2.61%) Umbraco
7 111 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
8 56 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 33 (0.68%) Apache
10 31 (0.64%) WordPress
11 25 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 24 (0.50%) Skype for Business
13 23 (0.48%) Drupal
14 22 (0.46%) NServiceBus
15 19 (0.39%) MS Exchange
16 17 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.35%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.29%) Confluence
17 14 (0.29%) SAS
18 12 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 761 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 176 (3.64%) MS Office
3 61 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 35 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 26 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
9 11 (0.23%) 3ds Max
10 9 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 9 (0.19%) Mingle
10 9 (0.19%) MS Project
10 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.17%) Abaqus
11 8 (0.17%) NASTRAN
12 7 (0.14%) SPSS
13 6 (0.12%) Maya
14 4 (0.083%) InDesign
15 3 (0.062%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 173 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 39 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.31%) Visualfiles
6 12 (0.25%) Maximo
7 10 (0.21%) Magento
8 8 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 8 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
9 7 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.12%) Shopify
10 6 (0.12%) Unica
11 4 (0.083%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.083%) LabWindows
11 4 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.062%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 396 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (1.97%) SaaS
4 88 (1.82%) GitHub
5 65 (1.35%) Office 365
6 29 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.50%) PaaS
8 17 (0.35%) IaaS
9 13 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
10 7 (0.14%) iTunes
10 7 (0.14%) Trello
10 7 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.14%) Yammer
11 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.12%) BlueKai
12 5 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.083%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 142 (2.94%) Internet
2 95 (1.97%) Intranet
3 69 (1.43%) HTTP
3 69 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 61 (1.26%) Firewall
5 50 (1.03%) DNS
6 28 (0.58%) SSL
7 13 (0.27%) SMTP
8 8 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.14%) Extranet
9 7 (0.14%) SAN
10 6 (0.12%) 3G
10 6 (0.12%) DHCP
10 6 (0.12%) VoIP
10 6 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.12%) Wireless
11 5 (0.10%) LDAP
11 5 (0.10%) RTP
11 5 (0.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2719 (56.27%) SQL Server
2 600 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 531 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 529 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 429 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 317 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 267 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 243 (5.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 166 (3.44%) MySQL
10 140 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 123 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (1.88%) Oracle Database
13 84 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 84 (1.74%) NoSQL
14 78 (1.61%) SSDT
15 73 (1.51%) Power BI
16 68 (1.41%) MongoDB
17 53 (1.10%) QlikView
17 53 (1.10%) RDBMS
18 48 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1369 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 368 (7.62%) Subversion
3 360 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 295 (6.11%) Selenium
5 216 (4.47%) NUnit
6 182 (3.77%) JIRA
7 156 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 155 (3.21%) TeamCity
9 125 (2.59%) SpecFlow
10 91 (1.88%) Moq
11 81 (1.68%) Jenkins
11 81 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 80 (1.66%) JMeter
13 79 (1.63%) Eclipse
14 75 (1.55%) ReSharper
15 67 (1.39%) Jasmine
16 64 (1.32%) LoadRunner
17 59 (1.22%) SoapUI
18 57 (1.18%) CruiseControl
19 52 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 981 (20.30%) Finance
2 208 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 190 (3.93%) Banking
4 173 (3.58%) Games
5 151 (3.13%) Marketing
6 141 (2.92%) Retail
7 122 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 100 (2.07%) Advertising
9 90 (1.86%) Electronics
9 90 (1.86%) Law
10 89 (1.84%) Legal
11 73 (1.51%) Automotive
12 52 (1.08%) Aerospace
13 34 (0.70%) Publishing
14 32 (0.66%) Front Office
15 31 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.62%) Back Office
17 26 (0.54%) Military
18 25 (0.52%) Investment Banking
19 23 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3590 (74.30%) Developer
2 1970 (40.77%) .NET Developer
3 1787 (36.98%) C# Developer
4 1319 (27.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 697 (14.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 695 (14.38%) Software Developer
7 601 (12.44%) SQL Developer
8 583 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 499 (10.33%) Senior Developer
10 496 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 446 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
12 406 (8.40%) Web Developer
13 367 (7.60%) .NET Software Developer
14 348 (7.20%) Analyst
15 342 (7.08%) Software Engineer
16 304 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
17 253 (5.24%) Senior C# Developer
18 236 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
19 220 (4.55%) Junior
20 209 (4.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3642 (75.37%) .NET
2 2400 (49.67%) ASP.NET
3 2199 (45.51%) HTML
4 1831 (37.89%) CSS
5 1482 (30.67%) jQuery
6 1169 (24.19%) .NET Framework
7 1080 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 970 (20.07%) WCF
9 929 (19.23%) XML
10 922 (19.08%) Web Services
11 861 (17.82%) HTML5
12 600 (12.42%) AngularJS
13 521 (10.78%) Entity Framework
14 480 (9.93%) CSS3
15 479 (9.91%) Ajax
16 462 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 419 (8.67%) WPF
18 414 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 372 (7.70%) SOAP
20 351 (7.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 487 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 327 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 233 (4.82%) User Experience
4 209 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 184 (3.81%) Mathematics
6 118 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
7 109 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 87 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 87 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 74 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 61 (1.26%) iPad
11 60 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 59 (1.22%) Physics
13 56 (1.16%) Visualisation
14 45 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 40 (0.83%) Data Integration
16 36 (0.75%) Fintech
17 32 (0.66%) PMI
18 31 (0.64%) Blackberry
19 30 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 986 (20.41%) Windows
2 219 (4.53%) Windows Server
3 186 (3.85%) Linux
4 123 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 111 (2.30%) Android
6 56 (1.16%) Unix
7 53 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 36 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 33 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 30 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.43%) VxWorks
13 17 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 17 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1986 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1916 (39.65%) MVC
3 819 (16.95%) Scrum
4 810 (16.76%) Web Development
5 773 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 735 (15.21%) TDD
7 726 (15.02%) OO
8 560 (11.59%) SDLC
9 522 (10.80%) Unit Testing
10 400 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
11 344 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
12 297 (6.15%) OOP
13 281 (5.82%) OOD
14 274 (5.67%) SOA
15 263 (5.44%) CRM
16 256 (5.30%) Mentoring
17 229 (4.74%) Project Management
18 226 (4.68%) BDD
19 210 (4.35%) E-Commerce
20 199 (4.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3688 (76.32%) C#
2 2350 (48.63%) SQL
3 2297 (47.54%) JavaScript
4 896 (18.54%) T-SQL
5 636 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 563 (11.65%) C++
7 320 (6.62%) Java
8 270 (5.59%) VB
9 269 (5.57%) PowerShell
10 232 (4.80%) C
11 139 (2.88%) PHP
12 121 (2.50%) XPath
13 107 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 99 (2.05%) VB6
15 81 (1.68%) Python
16 76 (1.57%) XAML
17 70 (1.45%) Perl
18 61 (1.26%) VBA
19 50 (1.03%) VBScript
20 47 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 889 (18.40%) Degree
2 182 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 150 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 114 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 107 (2.21%) ISEB
6 82 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 57 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 41 (0.85%) MCSD
9 39 (0.81%) HND
10 32 (0.66%) PMI Certification
11 30 (0.62%) MCTS
12 26 (0.54%) MCP
13 20 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 20 (0.41%) MCSE
14 18 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.33%) MCSA
16 15 (0.31%) PhD
17 14 (0.29%) MCPD
18 13 (0.27%) MCITP
19 10 (0.21%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (8.05%) QA
2 41 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.33%) SLA
4 12 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.12%) HL7
7 3 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.062%) MiFID
8 2 (0.041%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.041%) SDET
8 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.021%) COBIT
9 1 (0.021%) MISRA
9 1 (0.021%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.021%) SEPA
9 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 66 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 55 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.70%) Firmware
4 34 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.60%) Docker
6 6 (0.12%) Snort
7 5 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.10%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.10%) vSphere
8 4 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.041%) IAG
9 2 (0.041%) vCloud
10 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.021%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.60%) Puppet
4 21 (0.43%) SCCM
5 18 (0.37%) Ansible
6 15 (0.31%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.12%) SCOM
10 4 (0.083%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.062%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.041%) Graphite
12 2 (0.041%) MIIS
13 1 (0.021%) Control-M
13 1 (0.021%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.021%) Mesos
13 1 (0.021%) MOM
13 1 (0.021%) Perfmon
13 1 (0.021%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.021%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1963 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 404 (8.36%) Oracle
3 111 (2.30%) Telerik
4 77 (1.59%) SAP
5 75 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 70 (1.45%) Tableau
7 61 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 60 (1.24%) EPiServer
9 55 (1.14%) Adobe
9 55 (1.14%) VMware
10 51 (1.06%) Google
11 36 (0.75%) Cognos
11 36 (0.75%) DevExpress
11 36 (0.75%) Informatica
12 35 (0.72%) Talend
13 29 (0.60%) Capita
13 29 (0.60%) HP
14 28 (0.58%) Nintex
14 28 (0.58%) RedGate
14 28 (0.58%) Twitter
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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