Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 96 111
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 392 391 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.24% 2.95% 2.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.53% 17.21% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 355 363 355
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2372 2272 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.59% 17.14% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1982 1943 2150
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,194 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.83% +8.69% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 2017.

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 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +16 144 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Cambridgeshire -6 113 £41,500 +7.10% 13
Essex +33 71 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Suffolk +4 25 £51,000 +18.60% 1
Bedfordshire 0 25 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Norfolk +1 14 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Visual Studio
England

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

1 293 (74.74%) C#
2 246 (62.76%) .NET
3 176 (44.90%) SQL Server
4 160 (40.82%) SQL
5 148 (37.76%) Microsoft
6 142 (36.22%) JavaScript
7 138 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (32.40%) ASP.NET
9 116 (29.59%) Software Engineering
10 108 (27.55%) MVC
11 107 (27.30%) HTML
12 103 (26.28%) Degree
13 96 (24.49%) C++
14 91 (23.21%) CSS
15 90 (22.96%) Windows
16 88 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
17 80 (20.41%) Finance
18 77 (19.64%) Computer Science
18 77 (19.64%) SDLC
19 76 (19.39%) jQuery
20 75 (19.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 71 (18.11%) OO
22 69 (17.60%) .NET Framework
23 65 (16.58%) Web Development
24 60 (15.31%) Mathematics
25 55 (14.03%) Scrum
26 54 (13.78%) AngularJS
26 54 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
27 52 (13.27%) Entity Framework
28 44 (11.22%) WPF

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 (2.81%) IIS
2 8 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.53%) Kentico
4 4 (1.02%) CMS
4 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.77%) SAS
6 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.26%) DNN
7 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.79%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.53%) SaaS
3 4 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.02%) Office 365
4 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.79%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) VoIP
3 3 (0.77%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) DHCP
4 2 (0.51%) Firewall
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) IMAP
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.83%) MySQL
7 15 (3.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.28%) Big Data
10 5 (1.28%) QlikView
11 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.77%) Power BI
11 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.77%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.51%) DB2
12 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 88 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.40%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.12%) NUnit
4 20 (5.10%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.85%) LabVIEW
6 13 (3.32%) ClearCase
7 12 (3.06%) Hudson
8 11 (2.81%) Subversion
9 10 (2.55%) JUnit
9 10 (2.55%) Xcode
10 9 (2.30%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.30%) Protractor
10 9 (2.30%) PyUnit
11 8 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (1.53%) GCC
13 6 (1.53%) JIRA
13 6 (1.53%) ReSharper
14 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.02%) Moq
General
1 80 (20.41%) Finance
2 44 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 32 (8.16%) Electronics
4 23 (5.87%) Aerospace
4 23 (5.87%) Marketing
5 18 (4.59%) Games
6 16 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.81%) Advertising
7 11 (2.81%) Billing
8 7 (1.79%) Legal
9 6 (1.53%) Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 262 (66.84%) Developer
2 153 (39.03%) C# Developer
3 121 (30.87%) .NET Developer
4 98 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (17.86%) Software Engineer
6 57 (14.54%) Software Developer
7 53 (13.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 53 (13.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 52 (13.27%) Senior Developer
9 39 (9.95%) Web Developer
10 31 (7.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 31 (7.91%) Senior C# Developer
11 30 (7.65%) SQL Developer
12 29 (7.40%) C# Software Engineer
13 28 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
14 26 (6.63%) C# Web Developer
14 26 (6.63%) C++ Developer
15 22 (5.61%) .NET Web Developer
16 21 (5.36%) Analyst
16 21 (5.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (62.76%) .NET
2 127 (32.40%) ASP.NET
3 107 (27.30%) HTML
4 91 (23.21%) CSS
5 76 (19.39%) jQuery
6 75 (19.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (17.60%) .NET Framework
8 54 (13.78%) AngularJS
8 54 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (13.27%) Entity Framework
10 44 (11.22%) WPF
11 42 (10.71%) HTML5
11 42 (10.71%) WCF
12 40 (10.20%) OpenGL
12 40 (10.20%) XML
13 31 (7.91%) Web Services
14 29 (7.40%) RESTful
15 25 (6.38%) DirectX
16 23 (5.87%) Razor View Engine
17 20 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 34 (8.67%) Algorithms
3 30 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.61%) User Experience
5 16 (4.08%) Video\Live Streaming
6 12 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.81%) 3D Graphics
7 11 (2.81%) CMDB
8 6 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.53%) iPad
8 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.28%) Fintech
9 5 (1.28%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.51%) Acoustics
11 2 (0.51%) CUDA
11 2 (0.51%) Replication
11 2 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.96%) Windows
2 15 (3.83%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.57%) Linux
3 14 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Android
6 6 (1.53%) Unix
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (29.59%) Software Engineering
3 108 (27.55%) MVC
4 77 (19.64%) SDLC
5 71 (18.11%) OO
6 65 (16.58%) Web Development
7 60 (15.31%) Mathematics
8 55 (14.03%) Scrum
9 42 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (9.44%) Configuration Management
11 35 (8.93%) Multithreading
12 31 (7.91%) Test Automation
13 30 (7.65%) TDD
14 27 (6.89%) Mentoring
14 27 (6.89%) Physics
15 26 (6.63%) Data Analysis
16 25 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (6.38%) OOD
17 23 (5.87%) CRM
17 23 (5.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 293 (74.74%) C#
2 160 (40.82%) SQL
3 142 (36.22%) JavaScript
4 96 (24.49%) C++
5 39 (9.95%) T-SQL
6 38 (9.69%) C
7 24 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 22 (5.61%) Python
9 20 (5.10%) Java
10 19 (4.85%) VB
11 14 (3.57%) GLSL
12 12 (3.06%) VB6
13 11 (2.81%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.55%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.30%) PHP
15 9 (2.30%) X++
16 7 (1.79%) Fortran
17 5 (1.28%) MATLAB
17 5 (1.28%) Perl
17 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (26.28%) Degree
2 37 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.53%) MCITP
6 3 (0.77%) ISEB
6 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.51%) MCTS
7 2 (0.51%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) DICOM
2 4 (1.02%) HL7
3 2 (0.51%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.30%) vCloud
2 9 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (2.55%) Puppet
2 7 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 148 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.59%) SAP
3 12 (3.06%) Oracle
4 9 (2.30%) VMware
5 8 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.79%) Twitter
7 5 (1.28%) Perforce
8 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.02%) Facebook
8 4 (1.02%) Nintex
8 4 (1.02%) Tableau
9 2 (0.51%) Capita
9 2 (0.51%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.51%) Google
9 2 (0.51%) New Relic
10 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.26%) NEC
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.26%) Sun
10 1 (0.26%) Telerik