Period
to 22 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -68 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 125 337 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.86% 3.32% 3.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 18.64% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 89 304 354
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,340 1,808 2,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.93% 17.82% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1,462 1,990
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.75%
10th Percentile £33,075 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,450 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.86% +4.90% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the East of England

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the East of England

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the East of England

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire -7 47 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Essex -11 37 £22,500 -41.56% 12
Hertfordshire -32 18 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Bedfordshire -22 17 £52,500 - 2
Suffolk -4 3 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Norfolk -10 2 £55,000 +32.53% 3
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 99 (79.20%) C#
2 80 (64.00%) SQL
3 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (60.00%) .NET
5 61 (48.80%) SQL Server
6 53 (42.40%) ASP.NET
7 45 (36.00%) Degree
8 38 (30.40%) Azure
9 36 (28.80%) CSS
10 34 (27.20%) JIRA
11 31 (24.80%) Computer Science
11 31 (24.80%) Windows
11 31 (24.80%) HTML
11 31 (24.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 30 (24.00%) C++
13 29 (23.20%) Scrum
14 28 (22.40%) MVC
15 25 (20.00%) Finance
15 25 (20.00%) Multithreading
16 24 (19.20%) Software Engineering
16 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
17 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
17 23 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (17.60%) OO
18 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (16.80%) Test Automation
20 20 (16.00%) jQuery
20 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
21 19 (15.20%) PHP
22 18 (14.40%) BDD

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.60%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.40%) Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Azure Data Factory
2 6 (4.80%) Power Platform
3 4 (3.20%) GitHub
3 4 (3.20%) PaaS
4 3 (2.40%) AWS
4 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.40%) Azure Functions
4 3 (2.40%) Serverless
5 2 (1.60%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.80%) AWS IoT
6 1 (0.80%) GCP
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (48.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (4.80%) Power BI
5 5 (4.00%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.60%) SSDT
9 1 (0.80%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.80%) MySQL
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.80%) QlikView
9 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (27.20%) JIRA
2 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.80%) Selenium
5 14 (11.20%) SoapUI
6 13 (10.40%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (4.80%) WiX
10 5 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.40%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.40%) NUnit
12 3 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.60%) Moq
13 2 (1.60%) Subversion
14 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq
14 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Marketing
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.60%) Electronics
4 2 (1.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (71.20%) Developer
2 48 (38.40%) C# Developer
3 20 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (15.20%) Analyst
5 16 (12.80%) Junior
5 16 (12.80%) Junior Developer
5 16 (12.80%) SQL Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Software Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Test Analyst
7 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (9.60%) C++ Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Graduate
8 12 (9.60%) Graduate Developer
9 11 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (8.80%) PHP Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Junior C# Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Junior PHP Developer
10 9 (7.20%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Graduate C# Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Graduate PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.00%) .NET
2 53 (42.40%) ASP.NET
3 36 (28.80%) CSS
4 31 (24.80%) HTML
5 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 20 (16.00%) jQuery
7 18 (14.40%) .NET Framework
8 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (10.40%) Entity Framework
9 13 (10.40%) WCF
10 11 (8.80%) WPF
11 9 (7.20%) .NET Core
11 9 (7.20%) Ajax
11 9 (7.20%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.20%) XML
12 8 (6.40%) HTML5
12 8 (6.40%) OpenGL
12 8 (6.40%) Web Services
13 7 (5.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.20%) Animation
2 9 (7.20%) Photography
3 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (2.40%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Life Science
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.80%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Linux
3 3 (2.40%) Android
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.80%) Computer Science
3 29 (23.20%) Scrum
4 28 (22.40%) MVC
5 25 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 24 (19.20%) Software Engineering
7 23 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (17.60%) OO
9 21 (16.80%) Test Automation
10 18 (14.40%) BDD
11 17 (13.60%) SDLC
12 16 (12.80%) E-Commerce
12 16 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (12.00%) Functional Testing
13 15 (12.00%) User Stories
14 14 (11.20%) Agile Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Test Planning
14 14 (11.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 99 (79.20%) C#
2 80 (64.00%) SQL
3 30 (24.00%) C++
4 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.20%) PHP
6 17 (13.60%) Java
7 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 15 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (8.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.80%) VC++
10 4 (3.20%) Python
11 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.40%) VBA
12 2 (1.60%) C
12 2 (1.60%) Perl
12 2 (1.60%) R
13 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (36.00%) Degree
2 31 (24.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) WorldPay
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 3 (2.40%) Adobe
4 3 (2.40%) Apple
5 2 (1.60%) Sage
5 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.80%) Sun
6 1 (0.80%) Telerik