Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 104 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 227 325 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.16% 2.85% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.39% 15.20% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 149 274 359
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,150 £60,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 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 1,385 2,138 2,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.31% 18.73% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1,650 2,122
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,172
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.15% +0.38%
10th Percentile £32,300 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +52 109 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Essex +21 48 £25,000 -33.33% 14
Hertfordshire +35 47 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Bedfordshire -39 15 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Norfolk +2 6 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Suffolk +1 2 - - 1
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 149 (65.64%) C#
2 142 (62.56%) SQL
3 112 (49.34%) SQL Server
3 112 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (43.61%) .NET
5 76 (33.48%) Microsoft
6 73 (32.16%) ASP.NET
7 71 (31.28%) Degree
8 66 (29.07%) Finance
9 54 (23.79%) JIRA
10 53 (23.35%) Software Engineering
10 53 (23.35%) JavaScript
11 50 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
12 49 (21.59%) C++
12 49 (21.59%) Windows
13 48 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (21.15%) HTML
14 46 (20.26%) CSS
14 46 (20.26%) PowerShell
14 46 (20.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (19.82%) Scrum
16 44 (19.38%) MVC
16 44 (19.38%) SharePoint
17 41 (18.06%) Test Automation
17 41 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (17.62%) Computer Science
19 38 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 38 (16.74%) ETL
19 38 (16.74%) T-SQL
20 36 (15.86%) CRM

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 44 (19.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.96%) CMS
3 8 (3.52%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.08%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.88%) WordPress
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.52%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (15.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (7.05%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.88%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (15.42%) Dynamics 365
3 33 (14.54%) Power Platform
4 10 (4.41%) PaaS
5 9 (3.96%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (3.96%) SaaS
6 8 (3.52%) GitHub
7 7 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (1.76%) Serverless
9 3 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.32%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.88%) Office 365
11 1 (0.44%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.44%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) DHCP
1 1 (0.44%) DNS
1 1 (0.44%) Intranet
1 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
1 1 (0.44%) Skype
1 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (49.34%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (14.54%) Power BI
5 30 (13.22%) SSDT
6 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.64%) HDInsight
9 5 (2.20%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.88%) Big Data
11 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.44%) GIS
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (23.79%) JIRA
2 25 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.93%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.93%) Selenium
4 17 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (7.05%) SoapUI
6 13 (5.73%) NUnit
7 11 (4.85%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.96%) Visual Studio Code
9 8 (3.52%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.64%) WiX
11 5 (2.20%) Moq
12 4 (1.76%) Subversion
13 3 (1.32%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.88%) TestRail
14 2 (0.88%) Toad
15 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 66 (29.07%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.20%) Housing Association
5 4 (1.76%) Electronics
5 4 (1.76%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.32%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 125 (55.07%) Developer
2 58 (25.55%) C# Developer
3 52 (22.91%) Analyst
4 36 (15.86%) .NET Developer
5 34 (14.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 30 (13.22%) Software Developer
7 26 (11.45%) SQL Developer
8 23 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (9.25%) Junior
9 21 (9.25%) Junior Developer
10 19 (8.37%) C++ Developer
10 19 (8.37%) Software Engineer
11 16 (7.05%) Test Analyst
12 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (6.61%) Graduate
12 15 (6.61%) Graduate Developer
13 12 (5.29%) Graduate SQL Developer
13 12 (5.29%) Web Developer
14 11 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (43.61%) .NET
2 73 (32.16%) ASP.NET
3 48 (21.15%) HTML
4 46 (20.26%) CSS
5 32 (14.10%) AngularJS
6 28 (12.33%) .NET Framework
7 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (10.13%) jQuery
7 23 (10.13%) WCF
7 23 (10.13%) WPF
8 22 (9.69%) OpenGL
9 19 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (7.05%) .NET Core
10 16 (7.05%) HTML5
11 15 (6.61%) React
12 13 (5.73%) WinForms
13 12 (5.29%) XML
14 11 (4.85%) Entity Framework
14 11 (4.85%) MFC
14 11 (4.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.22%) Life Science
2 30 (13.22%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.25%) Animation
3 21 (9.25%) Photography
4 9 (3.96%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.96%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.52%) Clustering
6 6 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.76%) User Experience
8 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.44%) Social Network
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.59%) Windows
2 13 (5.73%) Linux
3 6 (2.64%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.35%) Software Engineering
3 48 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (19.82%) Scrum
5 44 (19.38%) MVC
6 41 (18.06%) Test Automation
7 40 (17.62%) Computer Science
8 38 (16.74%) ETL
9 36 (15.86%) CRM
10 35 (15.42%) OO
11 34 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (14.54%) Multithreading
13 30 (13.22%) Document Management
14 29 (12.78%) IT Strategy
15 27 (11.89%) SDLC
16 26 (11.45%) E-Commerce
17 24 (10.57%) Software Testing
17 24 (10.57%) Sprint Retrospective
17 24 (10.57%) User Stories
18 23 (10.13%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (65.64%) C#
2 142 (62.56%) SQL
3 53 (23.35%) JavaScript
4 49 (21.59%) C++
5 46 (20.26%) PowerShell
6 38 (16.74%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.05%) PHP
8 14 (6.17%) C
8 14 (6.17%) Java
9 10 (4.41%) TypeScript
10 9 (3.96%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.64%) VC++
12 4 (1.76%) VBA
13 3 (1.32%) Python
14 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (31.28%) Degree
2 34 (14.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) CCA
4 1 (0.44%) CCNA
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.44%) MBCS
4 1 (0.44%) MCP
4 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) GDPR
1 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.08%) Firmware
2 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.32%) Docker
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Data Guard
1 6 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.05%) WorldPay
3 12 (5.29%) Oracle
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe
4 3 (1.32%) Apple
4 3 (1.32%) Sage
5 2 (0.88%) HP
5 2 (0.88%) SAP
5 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco
6 1 (0.44%) Citrix
6 1 (0.44%) Google
6 1 (0.44%) Nintex
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.44%) Splunk
6 1 (0.44%) Sun
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase
6 1 (0.44%) VMware