Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 162 146 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.51% 2.84% 3.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.13% 14.38% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 123 222
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,071 1,015 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.18% 19.77% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 799 839 1,047
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the East Midlands

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +22 68 £40,000 - 20
Nottinghamshire +18 39 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Derbyshire +15 27 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Northamptonshire -33 18 £35,000 +20.69% 2
Lincolnshire +8 6 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 138 (85.19%) C#
2 111 (68.52%) Microsoft
3 104 (64.20%) .NET
4 95 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (56.79%) SQL Server
6 71 (43.83%) HTML
7 66 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 66 (40.74%) SQL
8 61 (37.65%) MVC
9 58 (35.80%) CSS
10 57 (35.19%) Scrum
11 55 (33.95%) Software Engineering
12 53 (32.72%) Degree
12 53 (32.72%) ASP.NET
13 45 (27.78%) Spring
14 44 (27.16%) .NET Framework
15 43 (26.54%) C++
16 42 (25.93%) HTML5
17 39 (24.07%) Java
18 38 (23.46%) Git (software)
19 37 (22.84%) Android
19 37 (22.84%) Apple iOS
19 37 (22.84%) Manufacturing
19 37 (22.84%) C
19 37 (22.84%) Linux
20 35 (21.60%) TDD
20 35 (21.60%) Time Management
20 35 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (20.99%) Unit Testing
21 34 (20.99%) Maven

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (6.79%) Apache
2 8 (4.94%) IIS
3 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.85%) CMS
4 3 (1.85%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.26%) GitHub
3 8 (4.94%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (3.09%) Azure Functions
4 5 (3.09%) Serverless
5 4 (2.47%) Office 365
6 3 (1.85%) SaaS
7 2 (1.23%) npm
7 2 (1.23%) NuGet
7 2 (1.23%) Slack
8 1 (0.62%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) Modbus
1 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 21 (12.96%) RS-485
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (56.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 16 (9.88%) SQL Server 2016
2 16 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.41%) Power BI
4 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.09%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.85%) Big Data
10 3 (1.85%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.85%) SAS EBI
10 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 34 (20.99%) Maven
3 33 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (19.75%) Robot Framework
5 21 (12.96%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.56%) Subversion
8 5 (3.09%) CppUnit
8 5 (3.09%) JIRA
8 5 (3.09%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.85%) WiX
10 2 (1.23%) Selenium
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.23%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (1.23%) webpack
11 1 (0.62%) gulp
11 1 (0.62%) Moq
11 1 (0.62%) MSTest
11 1 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 37 (22.84%) Manufacturing
2 21 (12.96%) Finance
3 20 (12.35%) Marketing
4 17 (10.49%) Automotive
5 6 (3.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.47%) Electronics
6 4 (2.47%) Retail
7 3 (1.85%) Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Law
8 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 110 (67.90%) Developer
2 48 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 45 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 39 (24.07%) C# Developer
5 28 (17.28%) Software Developer
6 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
7 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (8.02%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (8.02%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (8.02%) SQL Developer
9 12 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.79%) Embedded Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Lead Software Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
12 9 (5.56%) Web Engineer
13 8 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (64.20%) .NET
2 71 (43.83%) HTML
3 58 (35.80%) CSS
4 53 (32.72%) ASP.NET
5 45 (27.78%) Spring
6 44 (27.16%) .NET Framework
7 42 (25.93%) HTML5
8 29 (17.90%) jQuery
8 29 (17.90%) Web Services
9 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (16.05%) RESTful
10 25 (15.43%) WCF
11 22 (13.58%) CSS3
12 21 (12.96%) Entity Framework
12 21 (12.96%) WPF
13 19 (11.73%) JSON
14 17 (10.49%) .NET Core
15 15 (9.26%) COM
16 14 (8.64%) Sass
16 14 (8.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) CAN bus
2 19 (11.73%) Device Driver
3 18 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 18 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (6.79%) User Experience
6 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.94%) Mobile App
8 7 (4.32%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.70%) Fintech
10 5 (3.09%) EPoS
10 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.62%) Blog
12 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.62%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.84%) Android
1 37 (22.84%) Apple iOS
1 37 (22.84%) Linux
2 23 (14.20%) Windows
3 21 (12.96%) FreeRTOS
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (37.65%) MVC
3 57 (35.19%) Scrum
4 55 (33.95%) Software Engineering
5 35 (21.60%) TDD
5 35 (21.60%) Time Management
6 34 (20.99%) Unit Testing
7 27 (16.67%) DevOps
8 22 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (13.58%) Web Development
9 20 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (12.35%) OO
9 20 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.41%) Logistics
12 11 (6.79%) SOLID
12 11 (6.79%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.17%) Kanban
13 10 (6.17%) UML
14 9 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 138 (85.19%) C#
2 66 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 66 (40.74%) SQL
3 43 (26.54%) C++
4 39 (24.07%) Java
5 37 (22.84%) C
6 33 (20.37%) T-SQL
7 16 (9.88%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.17%) Python
9 7 (4.32%) Embedded C
9 7 (4.32%) X++
10 6 (3.70%) PHP
10 6 (3.70%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.70%) VB
11 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.85%) Perl
12 3 (1.85%) VB6
12 3 (1.85%) XAML
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 53 (32.72%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) MCP
5 1 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) GDPR
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 34 (20.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Nmap
1 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.26%) Telerik
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle
4 4 (2.47%) Tableau
5 3 (1.85%) RedGate
5 3 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (0.62%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.62%) SAP
7 1 (0.62%) Siemens
7 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.62%) Twitter