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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 141 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2315 2863 3315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.39% 2.58% 2.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.23% 15.41% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2440 2924
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
17500 18582 19370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 16.77% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15192 15602 16400
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -22 2185 £42,500 +2.40% 280
London -31 624 £50,000 -4.76% 63
South East +3 546 £44,500 +4.70% 66
Yorkshire -12 259 £39,000 -2.50% 26
South West +13 198 £40,000 +14.28% 23
East of England +7 171 £42,500 - 20
West Yorkshire -12 166 £39,000 -2.50% 17
Hampshire +42 138 £40,000 +5.26% 15
East Midlands +41 125 £37,500 +7.14% 16
West Midlands -62 124 £36,469 -5.27% 25
North West -21 122 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Surrey +15 97 £50,000 - 16
Leeds -15 97 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 89 £43,500 +10.82% 12
City of London -19 76 £46,000 -12.38% 13
Berkshire +24 70 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North Yorkshire -2 59 £42,500 +2.40% 6
Manchester -28 57 £38,500 -3.75% 14
Birmingham -34 57 £37,557 -6.10% 6
Cambridgeshire +34 54 £40,000 - 10
York -2 50 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Bristol +10 47 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Hertfordshire +23 44 £36,750 -18.33% 6
Scotland +6 44 £40,961 +6.39% 6
Gloucestershire +19 43 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Sussex -30 43 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Dorset +26 42 £42,500 +6.25% 3
High Wycombe +18 42 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Essex -6 40 £42,500 +44.06%
Leicestershire +36 39 £35,000 - 3

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3694 (77.26%) C#
2 3577 (74.82%) .NET
3 2780 (58.15%) SQL Server
4 2334 (48.82%) SQL
5 2319 (48.50%) ASP.NET
6 2196 (45.93%) JavaScript
7 2102 (43.97%) HTML
8 2042 (42.71%) Microsoft
9 1915 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
10 1851 (38.72%) MVC
11 1782 (37.27%) CSS
12 1422 (29.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 1397 (29.22%) jQuery
14 1158 (24.22%) .NET Framework
15 1050 (21.96%) Windows
16 1033 (21.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 958 (20.04%) Finance
18 945 (19.77%) WCF
19 938 (19.62%) XML
20 918 (19.20%) Degree
21 914 (19.12%) Web Services
22 862 (18.03%) T-SQL
23 817 (17.09%) Web Development
24 799 (16.71%) Software Engineering
25 789 (16.50%) HTML5
26 774 (16.19%) MS Excel
27 772 (16.15%) OO
28 721 (15.08%) Scrum
29 687 (14.37%) TDD
30 667 (13.95%) 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
1 515 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 452 (9.45%) IIS
3 265 (5.54%) CMS
4 152 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 139 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 127 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
7 110 (2.30%) Umbraco
8 52 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (0.63%) Apache
10 28 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
11 26 (0.54%) Skype for Business
12 23 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 22 (0.46%) Drupal
14 20 (0.42%) WordPress
15 17 (0.36%) SAS
16 16 (0.33%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.29%) Confluence
18 12 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
19 11 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 774 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 177 (3.70%) MS Office
3 60 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 34 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 30 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
10 12 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.23%) 3ds Max
12 10 (0.21%) Mingle
12 10 (0.21%) MS Project
13 9 (0.19%) Abaqus
13 9 (0.19%) NASTRAN
14 8 (0.17%) SPSS
15 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.13%) Maya
17 3 (0.063%) HipChat
18 2 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 151 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.46%) Visualfiles
5 17 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 16 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
7 13 (0.27%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.21%) Maximo
9 9 (0.19%) Magento
10 7 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.13%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 6 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.13%) Shopify
11 6 (0.13%) Unica
12 5 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 4 (0.084%) Front Arena
13 4 (0.084%) LabWindows
13 4 (0.084%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 338 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (2.03%) SaaS
4 72 (1.51%) GitHub
5 61 (1.28%) Office 365
6 25 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.25%) PaaS
9 7 (0.15%) IaaS
9 7 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.15%) Yammer
10 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.13%) BlueKai
11 5 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.084%) Heroku
12 4 (0.084%) iTunes
13 3 (0.063%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.063%) Trello
14 2 (0.042%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 141 (2.95%) Internet
2 94 (1.97%) Intranet
3 75 (1.57%) HTTP
4 73 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 57 (1.19%) Firewall
6 45 (0.94%) DNS
7 28 (0.59%) SSL
8 12 (0.25%) 3G
8 12 (0.25%) VoIP
9 11 (0.23%) Extranet
9 11 (0.23%) SMTP
10 8 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.17%) LDAP
10 8 (0.17%) SAN
10 8 (0.17%) SNMP
11 7 (0.15%) DHCP
11 7 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.10%) RTP
12 5 (0.10%) Telnet
12 5 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2780 (58.15%) SQL Server
2 598 (12.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 537 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 526 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 425 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 337 (7.05%) Relational Database
7 253 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 207 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 158 (3.30%) MySQL
10 132 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 101 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 86 (1.80%) NoSQL
14 79 (1.65%) SSDT
15 73 (1.53%) RDBMS
16 67 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 64 (1.34%) Power BI
18 53 (1.11%) MongoDB
19 47 (0.98%) QlikView
20 42 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1422 (29.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 365 (7.63%) Subversion
3 320 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 276 (5.77%) Selenium
5 254 (5.31%) NUnit
6 172 (3.60%) JIRA
7 153 (3.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 141 (2.95%) TeamCity
9 119 (2.49%) SpecFlow
10 91 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 87 (1.82%) ReSharper
12 81 (1.69%) Moq
13 72 (1.51%) WebDriver
14 68 (1.42%) Jenkins
15 64 (1.34%) JMeter
15 64 (1.34%) SoapUI
16 63 (1.32%) Jasmine
17 60 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
17 60 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
18 52 (1.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 958 (20.04%) Finance
2 185 (3.87%) Banking
2 185 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 178 (3.72%) Games
4 157 (3.28%) Marketing
5 137 (2.87%) Retail
6 107 (2.24%) Law
6 107 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 92 (1.92%) Electronics
8 90 (1.88%) Advertising
9 81 (1.69%) Legal
10 79 (1.65%) Automotive
11 54 (1.13%) Aerospace
12 42 (0.88%) Front Office
13 35 (0.73%) Back Office
14 31 (0.65%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.63%) Publishing
16 24 (0.50%) Multimedia
17 23 (0.48%) Military
17 23 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3580 (74.88%) Developer
2 1888 (39.49%) .NET Developer
3 1766 (36.94%) C# Developer
4 1261 (26.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 693 (14.49%) Software Developer
6 691 (14.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 587 (12.28%) SQL Developer
8 573 (11.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 493 (10.31%) Senior Developer
10 478 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 442 (9.24%) C# Software Developer
12 398 (8.32%) Web Developer
13 374 (7.82%) Software Engineer
14 344 (7.20%) .NET Software Developer
15 337 (7.05%) Analyst
16 276 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
17 249 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
18 246 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
19 216 (4.52%) Junior
20 200 (4.18%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3577 (74.82%) .NET
2 2319 (48.50%) ASP.NET
3 2102 (43.97%) HTML
4 1782 (37.27%) CSS
5 1397 (29.22%) jQuery
6 1158 (24.22%) .NET Framework
7 1033 (21.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 945 (19.77%) WCF
9 938 (19.62%) XML
10 914 (19.12%) Web Services
11 789 (16.50%) HTML5
12 568 (11.88%) Entity Framework
13 554 (11.59%) AngularJS
14 493 (10.31%) Ajax
15 452 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 442 (9.24%) CSS3
17 421 (8.81%) WPF
18 390 (8.16%) LINQ
19 386 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 379 (7.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 493 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 294 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (4.43%) User Experience
4 204 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 187 (3.91%) Mathematics
6 127 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 116 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
8 93 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 82 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 74 (1.55%) Algorithms
11 60 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 57 (1.19%) iPad
13 54 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 51 (1.07%) Physics
15 36 (0.75%) Data Integration
15 36 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 34 (0.71%) Blackberry
17 30 (0.63%) W3C
18 28 (0.59%) e-Learning
19 27 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1050 (21.96%) Windows
2 218 (4.56%) Windows Server
3 200 (4.18%) Linux
4 114 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 104 (2.18%) Android
6 67 (1.40%) Unix
7 58 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 39 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 35 (0.73%) Mac OS X
12 34 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 33 (0.69%) Windows 10
14 29 (0.61%) VxWorks
15 16 (0.33%) Windows Phone
16 14 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (0.21%) Windows CE
20 9 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1915 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1851 (38.72%) MVC
3 817 (17.09%) Web Development
4 799 (16.71%) Software Engineering
5 772 (16.15%) OO
6 721 (15.08%) Scrum
7 687 (14.37%) TDD
8 562 (11.75%) SDLC
9 547 (11.44%) Unit Testing
10 399 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
11 339 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
12 288 (6.02%) SOA
13 287 (6.00%) OOD
14 280 (5.86%) OOP
15 256 (5.35%) Mentoring
16 239 (5.00%) CRM
17 236 (4.94%) BDD
18 205 (4.29%) Project Management
19 199 (4.16%) Multithreading
20 198 (4.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3694 (77.26%) C#
2 2334 (48.82%) SQL
3 2196 (45.93%) JavaScript
4 862 (18.03%) T-SQL
5 667 (13.95%) VB.NET
6 597 (12.49%) C++
7 308 (6.44%) VB
8 297 (6.21%) Java
9 251 (5.25%) C
10 235 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 137 (2.87%) PHP
12 125 (2.61%) XPath
13 122 (2.55%) VB6
14 96 (2.01%) PL/SQL
15 85 (1.78%) Python
16 84 (1.76%) XAML
17 70 (1.46%) Perl
18 68 (1.42%) VBA
19 56 (1.17%) VC++
20 53 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 918 (19.20%) Degree
2 186 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 128 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 96 (2.01%) ISEB
5 91 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 79 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 44 (0.92%) HND
8 43 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 42 (0.88%) MCSD
10 36 (0.75%) MCTS
11 25 (0.52%) MCP
12 21 (0.44%) MCSE
13 19 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 18 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.38%) PhD
15 17 (0.36%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.36%) MCPD
16 15 (0.31%) MCAD
17 14 (0.29%) MCSA
18 10 (0.21%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (8.58%) QA
2 45 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.42%) SLA
4 14 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.13%) HL7
6 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.042%) SDET
7 2 (0.042%) TickIT
8 1 (0.021%) COBIT
8 1 (0.021%) MiFID
8 1 (0.021%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 54 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 39 (0.82%) Firmware
5 31 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.29%) Docker
7 7 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.13%) Snort
9 5 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.084%) IAG
11 3 (0.063%) vCloud
12 2 (0.042%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.021%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.46%) Puppet
4 18 (0.38%) SCCM
5 14 (0.29%) Ansible
6 12 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 11 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.13%) SCOM
10 5 (0.10%) Control-M
10 5 (0.10%) OpenView
11 4 (0.084%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.084%) RSA Archer
12 2 (0.042%) Graphite
12 2 (0.042%) MIIS
12 2 (0.042%) MOM
12 2 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.042%) Wonderware InTouch
13 1 (0.021%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2042 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 428 (8.95%) Oracle
3 111 (2.32%) Telerik
4 78 (1.63%) SAP
5 68 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 66 (1.38%) Tableau
7 56 (1.17%) Adobe
8 54 (1.13%) VMware
9 53 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 51 (1.07%) Google
11 47 (0.98%) EPiServer
12 39 (0.82%) DevExpress
13 37 (0.77%) Informatica
14 34 (0.71%) Nintex
15 31 (0.65%) Talend
16 30 (0.63%) Cognos
17 29 (0.61%) TOWER Software
18 27 (0.56%) HP
19 25 (0.52%) Capita
20 22 (0.46%) Remedy
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £37500 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 40-45k
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + gd benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Recuitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Blackpool, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
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Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Farnham, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Lewes, East Sussex
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Salary: Up to £50k + benefits
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Lancashire
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