Period
to 22 May 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 90 95
Rank change year-on-year -50 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 274 389 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 3.22% 2.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.08% 15.60% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 229 339 339
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%

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 2,474 2,494 2,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.00% 20.65% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,872 2,119 1,891
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,650 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 May 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 May 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 -16 91 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Hertfordshire -38 60 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Bedfordshire -5 41 £47,500 +24.18% 11
Essex -31 36 £42,500 -10.53% 13
Norfolk +40 30 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Suffolk -20 16 £36,250 -15.70% 3
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 253 (92.34%) C#
2 224 (81.75%) .NET
3 174 (63.50%) SQL Server
4 147 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (41.97%) SQL
6 112 (40.88%) ASP.NET
7 108 (39.42%) JavaScript
8 98 (35.77%) Microsoft
9 94 (34.31%) MVC
10 91 (33.21%) HTML
11 87 (31.75%) CSS
12 77 (28.10%) Software Engineering
13 69 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 63 (22.99%) TDD
15 61 (22.26%) .NET Framework
15 61 (22.26%) Windows
16 60 (21.90%) Degree
17 59 (21.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (21.17%) ASP.NET Web API
19 57 (20.80%) jQuery
20 54 (19.71%) LINQ
21 51 (18.61%) Scrum
22 50 (18.25%) WCF
23 48 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
24 47 (17.15%) Mathematics
25 46 (16.79%) Web Development
26 39 (14.23%) WPF
27 38 (13.87%) .NET Core
28 37 (13.50%) Microservices
28 37 (13.50%) DevOps

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 32 (11.68%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.92%) IIS
4 5 (1.82%) CMS
4 5 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) DNN
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.82%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 69 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (10.95%) GitHub
4 2 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.73%) NuGet
4 2 (0.73%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) Skype
1 5 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.46%) SMS
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) DNS
4 2 (0.73%) IMAP
4 2 (0.73%) SMTP
5 1 (0.36%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (63.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.09%) MySQL
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (12.77%) NUnit
3 29 (10.58%) ReSharper
4 28 (10.22%) Git (software)
5 21 (7.66%) JIRA
6 20 (7.30%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (3.28%) StyleCop
9 5 (1.82%) NCrunch
9 5 (1.82%) Subversion
10 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.09%) Grunt
11 3 (1.09%) gulp
11 3 (1.09%) MSTest
12 2 (0.73%) GCC
12 2 (0.73%) GDB
12 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.73%) Protractor
12 2 (0.73%) Selenium
12 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (10.22%) Finance
2 16 (5.84%) Aerospace
3 13 (4.74%) Automotive
4 11 (4.01%) Advertising
5 10 (3.65%) Electronics
6 6 (2.19%) Retail
7 5 (1.82%) Legal
8 4 (1.46%) Games
8 4 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.09%) Marketing
10 2 (0.73%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 228 (83.21%) Developer
2 116 (42.34%) .NET Developer
3 109 (39.78%) C# Developer
4 58 (21.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (20.80%) Software Developer
6 46 (16.79%) Senior Developer
6 46 (16.79%) Software Engineer
7 39 (14.23%) C# Software Developer
8 36 (13.14%) Web Developer
9 33 (12.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (11.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (10.58%) C# Software Engineer
12 28 (10.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (8.39%) .NET Web Developer
14 22 (8.03%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (7.66%) C# Web Developer
16 20 (7.30%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (6.57%) Lead Developer
17 18 (6.57%) Senior C# Developer
18 14 (5.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (81.75%) .NET
2 112 (40.88%) ASP.NET
3 91 (33.21%) HTML
4 87 (31.75%) CSS
5 61 (22.26%) .NET Framework
6 59 (21.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (21.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (20.80%) jQuery
9 54 (19.71%) LINQ
10 50 (18.25%) WCF
11 39 (14.23%) WPF
12 38 (13.87%) .NET Core
13 34 (12.41%) AngularJS
14 31 (11.31%) Web Services
15 30 (10.95%) Entity Framework
16 24 (8.76%) XML
17 21 (7.66%) HTML5
18 18 (6.57%) OpenGL
19 17 (6.20%) DirectX
19 17 (6.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.39%) User Experience
4 22 (8.03%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.46%) NHS
8 2 (0.73%) Fintech
8 2 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.73%) W3C
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.26%) Windows
2 15 (5.47%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.01%) Linux
5 9 (3.28%) Android
6 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.73%) CentOS
8 2 (0.73%) Solaris
8 2 (0.73%) SUSE
8 2 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (34.31%) MVC
3 77 (28.10%) Software Engineering
4 63 (22.99%) TDD
5 51 (18.61%) Scrum
6 47 (17.15%) Mathematics
7 46 (16.79%) Web Development
8 37 (13.50%) DevOps
8 37 (13.50%) Microservices
9 36 (13.14%) SDLC
10 32 (11.68%) CQRS
11 31 (11.31%) Mentoring
12 30 (10.95%) Dependency Injection
13 28 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (9.49%) Refactoring
14 26 (9.49%) Test Automation
15 24 (8.76%) OO
16 23 (8.39%) Unit Testing
17 20 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (6.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 253 (92.34%) C#
2 115 (41.97%) SQL
3 108 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 36 (13.14%) C++
5 24 (8.76%) Python
5 24 (8.76%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.93%) C
7 18 (6.57%) Java
8 13 (4.74%) VB.NET
9 12 (4.38%) Delphi
10 11 (4.01%) TypeScript
11 10 (3.65%) VB
12 8 (2.92%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.19%) GLSL
13 6 (2.19%) X++
14 4 (1.46%) PHP
15 3 (1.09%) XAML
16 1 (0.36%) VC++
16 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (21.90%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.82%) ISEB
2 5 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) MCSD
4 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.47%) QA
2 12 (4.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.73%) KVM
1 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
1 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (11.68%) Kibana
2 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (35.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.68%) Google
3 9 (3.28%) Embarcadero
4 8 (2.92%) Facebook
4 8 (2.92%) Twitter
5 6 (2.19%) Telerik
6 3 (1.09%) Capita
6 3 (1.09%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.73%) Intel
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle
7 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.73%) Sun
7 2 (0.73%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian