Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 102 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 320 374 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.02% 3.23% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.45% 15.77% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 288 340 358
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,125 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £63,750
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 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 1,834 2,372 2,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.31% 20.46% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 1,996 1,845
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 October 2018.

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 October 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
Cambridgeshire +23 98 £45,000 +10.43% 20
Hertfordshire -23 86 £45,000 - 24
Essex -2 60 £35,000 -36.36% 8
Bedfordshire +15 46 £52,500 +20.00% 6
Suffolk +7 24 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Norfolk +6 6 £41,500 +38.33% 3
Visual Studio
England

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

1 291 (90.94%) C#
2 263 (82.19%) .NET
3 192 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (58.44%) SQL Server
5 143 (44.69%) ASP.NET
6 129 (40.31%) JavaScript
7 120 (37.50%) MVC
8 119 (37.19%) HTML
9 117 (36.56%) SQL
10 113 (35.31%) CSS
10 113 (35.31%) Microsoft
11 97 (30.31%) TDD
12 92 (28.75%) Software Engineering
13 88 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 80 (25.00%) C++
15 79 (24.69%) OO
16 75 (23.44%) Windows
17 70 (21.88%) .NET Framework
18 65 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 63 (19.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 62 (19.38%) Web Services
21 61 (19.06%) Java
21 61 (19.06%) Scrum
22 59 (18.44%) jQuery
23 58 (18.13%) NUnit
24 56 (17.50%) WCF
25 55 (17.19%) Degree
25 55 (17.19%) Test Automation
25 55 (17.19%) AngularJS
26 49 (15.31%) LINQ

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 26 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 6 (1.88%) CMS
3 6 (1.88%) Confluence
4 2 (0.63%) Kentico
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.25%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (10.31%) GitHub
3 31 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.94%) Office 365
5 3 (0.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.31%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.50%) DHCP
3 7 (2.19%) HTTP
4 6 (1.88%) Broadband
4 6 (1.88%) Internet
5 5 (1.56%) DNS
5 5 (1.56%) Firewall
5 5 (1.56%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) IGMP
6 3 (0.94%) PBX
6 3 (0.94%) RTCP
6 3 (0.94%) RTP
6 3 (0.94%) SNMP
6 3 (0.94%) VLAN
6 3 (0.94%) VoIP
6 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (58.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.75%) MySQL
7 8 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.94%) Power BI
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.31%) ActiveReports
12 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) Redis
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (19.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (18.13%) NUnit
3 39 (12.19%) JIRA
4 29 (9.06%) ReSharper
5 25 (7.81%) StyleCop
6 22 (6.88%) TeamCity
7 21 (6.56%) Git (software)
8 19 (5.94%) Subversion
9 18 (5.63%) Selenium
10 17 (5.31%) MSTest
11 16 (5.00%) Ant
12 15 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (4.38%) SpecFlow
14 12 (3.75%) WatiN
15 8 (2.50%) NCrunch
16 7 (2.19%) SoapUI
17 6 (1.88%) Appium
17 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
17 6 (1.88%) JUnit
17 6 (1.88%) Maven
General
1 41 (12.81%) Finance
2 27 (8.44%) Aerospace
3 21 (6.56%) Games
4 12 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.44%) Automotive
5 11 (3.44%) Electronics
6 7 (2.19%) Marketing
7 5 (1.56%) Advertising
8 4 (1.25%) Retail
9 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (69.69%) Developer
2 122 (38.13%) C# Developer
3 109 (34.06%) .NET Developer
4 76 (23.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (23.44%) Software Developer
6 50 (15.63%) Software Engineer
7 43 (13.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (13.44%) C# Software Developer
8 40 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (8.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 26 (8.13%) Web Developer
10 22 (6.88%) Senior Developer
11 20 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
11 20 (6.25%) Graduate
11 20 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (5.94%) C++ Developer
12 19 (5.94%) Junior
12 19 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (5.94%) Tester
13 16 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (82.19%) .NET
2 143 (44.69%) ASP.NET
3 119 (37.19%) HTML
4 113 (35.31%) CSS
5 88 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 62 (19.38%) Web Services
8 59 (18.44%) jQuery
9 56 (17.50%) WCF
10 55 (17.19%) AngularJS
11 49 (15.31%) LINQ
12 48 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (12.50%) Entity Framework
14 35 (10.94%) XML
15 30 (9.38%) WPF
16 28 (8.75%) .NET Core
17 20 (6.25%) WinForms
18 16 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 15 (4.69%) Angular 2
19 15 (4.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.69%) User Experience
4 19 (5.94%) Algorithms
5 17 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.88%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.25%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.94%) CUDA
9 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.63%) Life Science
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.44%) Windows
2 22 (6.88%) Linux
3 18 (5.63%) Windows 10
3 18 (5.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.56%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (37.50%) MVC
3 97 (30.31%) TDD
4 92 (28.75%) Software Engineering
5 79 (24.69%) OO
6 61 (19.06%) Scrum
7 55 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 40 (12.50%) Microservices
8 40 (12.50%) SDLC
9 39 (12.19%) Mentoring
10 37 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (10.94%) BDD
12 34 (10.63%) Web Development
13 33 (10.31%) DevOps
13 33 (10.31%) Unit Testing
14 29 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (8.44%) Refactoring
16 24 (7.50%) Acceptance Criteria
16 24 (7.50%) Mathematics
17 22 (6.88%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 291 (90.94%) C#
2 129 (40.31%) JavaScript
3 117 (36.56%) SQL
4 80 (25.00%) C++
5 61 (19.06%) Java
6 45 (14.06%) Python
7 37 (11.56%) VB
8 35 (10.94%) T-SQL
9 29 (9.06%) TypeScript
10 23 (7.19%) PHP
11 22 (6.88%) C
12 15 (4.69%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.75%) VB.NET
14 11 (3.44%) Bash Shell
15 8 (2.50%) Perl
15 8 (2.50%) Ruby
16 5 (1.56%) VBScript
17 4 (1.25%) VB6
17 4 (1.25%) X++
17 4 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (17.19%) Degree
2 37 (11.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (6.88%) ISTQB
4 14 (4.38%) ISEB
5 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.06%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (3.44%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.25%) KVM
4 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (6.56%) Kibana
2 6 (1.88%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 113 (35.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.88%) Google
3 9 (2.81%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.88%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.88%) HP
5 5 (1.56%) BT
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle
6 4 (1.25%) Sage
6 4 (1.25%) VMware
7 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.63%) Nintex
8 1 (0.31%) Apple
8 1 (0.31%) Intel
8 1 (0.31%) Tableau