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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
UK
Rank 142 131 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1903 2367 2793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.26% 2.39% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.74% 13.49% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 2056 2471
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £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
16214 17549 17076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.23% 17.74% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15022 14463
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 January 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 January 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 -11 1765 £43,000 -2.27% 246
London -6 469 £55,000 +4.76% 57
South East +30 463 £45,000 - 52
East of England +4 184 £40,000 -5.88% 29
Yorkshire -17 159 £39,500 +3.94% 24
North West -28 156 £37,500 - 27
Hampshire +52 150 £40,000 - 15
South West -30 130 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Midlands +4 124 £45,000 +19.20% 20
West Yorkshire -5 124 £37,500 -3.84% 17
City of London +45 118 £55,000 - 23
Surrey +12 99 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Leeds -17 88 £37,500 -1.31% 9
Berkshire +19 80 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East Midlands +4 77 £40,000 - 17
Scotland +38 71 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Manchester -45 69 £40,000 +12.67% 13
Farnborough +32 68 £43,000 +4.87% 5
Birmingham -11 53 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Sussex +19 49 £42,500 - 6
Merseyside +29 43 £30,500 - 3
Hertfordshire -4 41 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire -21 41 £32,500 -23.52% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 40 £43,500 +2.35% 8
Suffolk +35 38 £43,000 +45.76% 3
Edinburgh +17 37 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Somerset -11 37 £42,500 +11.84% 6
Cambridge -10 36 £36,500 -22.34% 7
Nottinghamshire +7 32 £38,500 +1.31% 7
Nottingham +5 32 £37,500 -1.31% 5

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3127 (78.27%) C#
2 3073 (76.92%) .NET
3 2355 (58.95%) SQL Server
4 2049 (51.29%) ASP.NET
5 1876 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1834 (45.91%) SQL
7 1821 (45.58%) JavaScript
8 1758 (44.01%) Microsoft
9 1720 (43.05%) HTML
10 1623 (40.63%) MVC
11 1434 (35.89%) CSS
12 1108 (27.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 1011 (25.31%) .NET Framework
14 995 (24.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 926 (23.18%) jQuery
16 790 (19.77%) TDD
17 780 (19.52%) Scrum
18 742 (18.57%) Finance
19 734 (18.37%) XML
20 716 (17.92%) Web Development
21 694 (17.37%) Web Services
22 676 (16.92%) HTML5
23 670 (16.77%) Windows
24 626 (15.67%) MS Excel
25 622 (15.57%) T-SQL
26 621 (15.54%) WCF
27 613 (15.34%) Software Engineering
28 609 (15.24%) Degree
29 574 (14.37%) SDLC
30 541 (13.54%) AngularJS

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
1 454 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 301 (7.53%) CMS
3 298 (7.46%) IIS
4 133 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 114 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 90 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 89 (2.23%) Umbraco
8 43 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 42 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 33 (0.83%) NServiceBus
11 33 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 29 (0.73%) Apache
13 27 (0.68%) MS Exchange
14 23 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.40%) Commerce Server
15 16 (0.40%) WordPress
16 14 (0.35%) Confluence
17 12 (0.30%) Jetty
18 11 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 626 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 131 (3.28%) MS Office
3 44 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 27 (0.68%) InfoPath
5 19 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.30%) InDesign
9 9 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.20%) 3ds Max
10 8 (0.20%) Maya
11 6 (0.15%) MicroStation
12 5 (0.13%) Mingle
13 2 (0.050%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.050%) MS Project
14 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 148 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.25%) SAP CRM
4 8 (0.20%) Maximo
5 5 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.13%) Magento
5 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 3 (0.075%) Infor CRM
7 3 (0.075%) Line 500
7 3 (0.075%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.075%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.075%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.050%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.050%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.050%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 467 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (1.85%) SaaS
4 61 (1.53%) Office 365
5 46 (1.15%) GitHub
6 44 (1.10%) PaaS
7 27 (0.68%) IaaS
8 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.28%) Dropbox
9 11 (0.28%) G Suite
9 11 (0.28%) Slack
10 10 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
11 9 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.20%) Basecamp
12 8 (0.20%) Trello
13 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.075%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 157 (3.93%) Intranet
2 137 (3.43%) Internet
3 59 (1.48%) HTTP
4 32 (0.80%) DNS
4 32 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.40%) SSL
6 15 (0.38%) Ethernet
7 14 (0.35%) DHCP
7 14 (0.35%) Extranet
8 13 (0.33%) Firewall
8 13 (0.33%) SMTP
9 11 (0.28%) RS-232
10 10 (0.25%) WAN
10 10 (0.25%) Wireless
11 8 (0.20%) RS-485
12 7 (0.18%) NFC
12 7 (0.18%) SMS
12 7 (0.18%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.15%) LAN
13 6 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2355 (58.95%) SQL Server
2 482 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 457 (11.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 403 (10.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 359 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 241 (6.03%) Relational Database
7 204 (5.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 189 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 152 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 140 (3.50%) MySQL
12 81 (2.03%) MongoDB
13 70 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
14 65 (1.63%) NoSQL
15 63 (1.58%) Power BI
16 57 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
17 55 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 54 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
19 51 (1.28%) OLAP
20 49 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1108 (27.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 441 (11.04%) Git (software)
3 247 (6.18%) Subversion
4 231 (5.78%) Selenium
5 159 (3.98%) JIRA
6 152 (3.80%) NUnit
7 128 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 104 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 89 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 83 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 75 (1.88%) Jenkins
12 72 (1.80%) WebDriver
13 69 (1.73%) MSTest
14 63 (1.58%) Eclipse
14 63 (1.58%) Moq
15 62 (1.55%) JMeter
16 52 (1.30%) LoadRunner
17 51 (1.28%) ReSharper
18 49 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
19 48 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 742 (18.57%) Finance
2 136 (3.40%) Banking
3 115 (2.88%) Marketing
4 111 (2.78%) Retail
5 104 (2.60%) Advertising
6 84 (2.10%) Games
6 84 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 69 (1.73%) Legal
8 65 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 50 (1.25%) Law
9 50 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.03%) Electronics
11 38 (0.95%) Publishing
12 34 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 24 (0.60%) Back Office
14 22 (0.55%) Automotive
15 21 (0.53%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.48%) Military
17 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2899 (72.57%) Developer
2 1567 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 1411 (35.32%) C# Developer
4 1028 (25.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 530 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 519 (12.99%) Software Developer
7 474 (11.86%) Senior Developer
8 460 (11.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 359 (8.99%) SQL Developer
10 354 (8.86%) Web Developer
11 332 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 317 (7.93%) .NET Software Developer
13 307 (7.68%) Analyst
14 275 (6.88%) Senior .NET Developer
15 273 (6.83%) Software Engineer
16 261 (6.53%) C# Software Developer
17 238 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
18 185 (4.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 170 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
20 161 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3073 (76.92%) .NET
2 2049 (51.29%) ASP.NET
3 1720 (43.05%) HTML
4 1434 (35.89%) CSS
5 1011 (25.31%) .NET Framework
6 995 (24.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 926 (23.18%) jQuery
8 734 (18.37%) XML
9 694 (17.37%) Web Services
10 676 (16.92%) HTML5
11 621 (15.54%) WCF
12 541 (13.54%) AngularJS
13 539 (13.49%) Entity Framework
14 471 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 356 (8.91%) CSS3
16 346 (8.66%) Ajax
17 320 (8.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 299 (7.48%) WPF
19 280 (7.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 253 (6.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 363 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 281 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 229 (5.73%) User Experience
4 180 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 137 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 112 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 95 (2.38%) iPad
8 61 (1.53%) Algorithms
9 58 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 51 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 49 (1.23%) PMI
12 46 (1.15%) Physics
13 43 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
13 43 (1.08%) W3C
14 42 (1.05%) N-Tier
15 36 (0.90%) Data Integration
16 32 (0.80%) NHS
17 31 (0.78%) Fintech
18 28 (0.70%) Clustering
19 27 (0.68%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 670 (16.77%) Windows
2 120 (3.00%) Linux
3 104 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 86 (2.15%) Android
5 85 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 48 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (0.93%) Unix
9 31 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.55%) Windows Phone
11 21 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.30%) CentOS
14 12 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
16 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1876 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1623 (40.63%) MVC
3 790 (19.77%) TDD
4 780 (19.52%) Scrum
5 716 (17.92%) Web Development
6 613 (15.34%) Software Engineering
7 574 (14.37%) SDLC
8 529 (13.24%) OO
9 467 (11.69%) Unit Testing
10 336 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
11 281 (7.03%) OOD
12 262 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
13 217 (5.43%) CRM
14 215 (5.38%) Mentoring
15 201 (5.03%) Test Scripting
16 196 (4.91%) SOA
17 190 (4.76%) BDD
18 172 (4.31%) UML
19 171 (4.28%) ITIL
20 167 (4.18%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3127 (78.27%) C#
2 1834 (45.91%) SQL
3 1821 (45.58%) JavaScript
4 622 (15.57%) T-SQL
5 402 (10.06%) C++
6 389 (9.74%) VB.NET
7 276 (6.91%) Java
8 188 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 187 (4.68%) VB
10 155 (3.88%) C
11 134 (3.35%) XPath
12 108 (2.70%) PHP
13 68 (1.70%) Python
14 58 (1.45%) VBA
15 56 (1.40%) R
16 52 (1.30%) VB6
17 45 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 43 (1.08%) TypeScript
19 35 (0.88%) VBScript
20 34 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 609 (15.24%) Degree
2 141 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 129 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 87 (2.18%) ISEB
6 63 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 49 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 43 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.45%) MCTS
10 16 (0.40%) MCSD
11 15 (0.38%) MCP
12 14 (0.35%) PhD
13 12 (0.30%) MCITP
14 11 (0.28%) MCSE
15 6 (0.15%) HND
15 6 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.15%) MCAD
15 6 (0.15%) MCPD
16 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 4 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (9.74%) QA
2 14 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.28%) SLA
5 9 (0.23%) HL7
6 6 (0.15%) TickIT
6 6 (0.15%) WCAG
7 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.075%) MISRA
8 3 (0.075%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.075%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.050%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.050%) MiFID
10 1 (0.025%) CDISC
10 1 (0.025%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.025%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.025%) SDET
10 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 85 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 48 (1.20%) Docker
3 33 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.43%) Firmware
6 15 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.18%) vSphere
8 5 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.10%) XenApp
10 3 (0.075%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.075%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.050%) KVM
11 2 (0.050%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.45%) Puppet
3 16 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.20%) Control-M
4 8 (0.20%) SCCM
5 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (0.13%) Ansible
6 5 (0.13%) Perfmon
7 4 (0.10%) Kibana
7 4 (0.10%) logstash
7 4 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.10%) SCOM
8 3 (0.075%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.075%) cPanel
8 3 (0.075%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.050%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.025%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.025%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1758 (44.01%) Microsoft
2 255 (6.38%) Oracle
3 122 (3.05%) EPiServer
4 61 (1.53%) Adobe
5 58 (1.45%) Tableau
6 54 (1.35%) IBM
7 48 (1.20%) HP
8 46 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 43 (1.08%) Google
9 43 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 37 (0.93%) SAP
11 36 (0.90%) Telerik
12 33 (0.83%) VMware
13 32 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (0.58%) DevExpress
15 18 (0.45%) Informatica
16 17 (0.43%) Citrix
17 15 (0.38%) Cognos
17 15 (0.38%) MobileIron
17 15 (0.38%) Twitter
Wirral, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Alfreton, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Up to 3 days a week home working
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 28 DAYS HOLIDAY
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,999 per annum Benefits befitting a Global leader
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + Remote Working and more!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Laptop, ReSharper Licence
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago