Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 100 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 342 377 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.45% 3.10% 3.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.32% 15.71% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 304 342 372
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,625 £29,000 £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 1,770 2,399 2,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.85% 19.74% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,987 1,946
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,344
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.75% +6.69%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Hertfordshire -5 112 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Cambridgeshire +9 90 £45,000 - 16
Essex +21 73 £39,250 -17.37% 11
Bedfordshire +24 41 £52,500 - 10
Suffolk -7 20 £40,000 -21.57% 6
Norfolk +6 6 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 299 (87.43%) C#
2 271 (79.24%) .NET
3 198 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (55.26%) SQL Server
5 146 (42.69%) ASP.NET
6 142 (41.52%) JavaScript
7 138 (40.35%) SQL
8 130 (38.01%) Microsoft
9 120 (35.09%) HTML
10 118 (34.50%) MVC
11 114 (33.33%) CSS
12 102 (29.82%) Software Engineering
13 93 (27.19%) Windows
13 93 (27.19%) C++
14 88 (25.73%) TDD
15 87 (25.44%) OO
16 79 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
18 66 (19.30%) .NET Framework
19 65 (19.01%) Scrum
20 64 (18.71%) Java
21 63 (18.42%) Test Automation
22 62 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
22 62 (18.13%) Web Services
22 62 (18.13%) Degree
23 61 (17.84%) WCF
24 60 (17.54%) AngularJS
25 57 (16.67%) jQuery
26 56 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
27 55 (16.08%) SDLC

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 20 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
1 20 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.92%) CMS
3 8 (2.34%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.05%) Confluence
4 7 (2.05%) IIS
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.17%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (7.89%) GitHub
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.05%) AWS CloudTrail
4 7 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.46%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Office 365
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.97%) HTTP
3 13 (3.80%) DHCP
3 13 (3.80%) Internet
4 7 (2.05%) DNS
4 7 (2.05%) Firewall
4 7 (2.05%) VPN
5 6 (1.75%) Broadband
5 6 (1.75%) IGMP
5 6 (1.75%) PBX
5 6 (1.75%) RTCP
5 6 (1.75%) RTP
5 6 (1.75%) SNMP
5 6 (1.75%) VLAN
5 6 (1.75%) VoIP
5 6 (1.75%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.29%) Extranet
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.68%) MySQL
4 16 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.75%) Power BI
9 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.58%) SSDT
13 1 (0.29%) ActiveReports
13 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.29%) Redis
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (15.79%) NUnit
3 42 (12.28%) JIRA
4 29 (8.48%) Subversion
5 28 (8.19%) Git (software)
6 22 (6.43%) StyleCop
7 21 (6.14%) Selenium
8 20 (5.85%) ReSharper
9 17 (4.97%) SpecFlow
9 17 (4.97%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (4.68%) Ant
10 16 (4.68%) MSTest
11 15 (4.39%) WatiN
12 14 (4.09%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.34%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 7 (2.05%) SoapUI
15 6 (1.75%) GDB
15 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
15 6 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (1.75%) Valgrind
General
1 42 (12.28%) Finance
2 28 (8.19%) Aerospace
3 19 (5.56%) Games
4 18 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.09%) Electronics
6 9 (2.63%) Automotive
7 7 (2.05%) Advertising
8 4 (1.17%) Retail
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 227 (66.37%) Developer
2 130 (38.01%) C# Developer
3 111 (32.46%) .NET Developer
4 77 (22.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (21.93%) Software Developer
6 56 (16.37%) Software Engineer
7 41 (11.99%) C# Software Developer
8 37 (10.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
11 26 (7.60%) Junior
12 22 (6.43%) Tester
13 21 (6.14%) Analyst
13 21 (6.14%) Web Developer
14 20 (5.85%) C++ Developer
14 20 (5.85%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (5.85%) Test Analyst
15 19 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
15 19 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
16 18 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (79.24%) .NET
2 146 (42.69%) ASP.NET
3 120 (35.09%) HTML
4 114 (33.33%) CSS
5 79 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (19.30%) .NET Framework
7 62 (18.13%) Web Services
8 61 (17.84%) WCF
9 60 (17.54%) AngularJS
10 57 (16.67%) jQuery
11 45 (13.16%) XML
12 43 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (11.99%) WPF
14 38 (11.11%) LINQ
15 37 (10.82%) Entity Framework
16 25 (7.31%) JSON
17 23 (6.73%) .NET Core
18 22 (6.43%) WinForms
19 18 (5.26%) SOAP
20 16 (4.68%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.77%) User Experience
3 20 (5.85%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (1.17%) Animation
7 4 (1.17%) CUDA
7 4 (1.17%) Photography
7 4 (1.17%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.58%) Life Science
9 2 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 93 (27.19%) Windows
2 25 (7.31%) Linux
3 23 (6.73%) Windows 10
4 20 (5.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.17%) Android
6 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (34.50%) MVC
3 102 (29.82%) Software Engineering
4 88 (25.73%) TDD
5 87 (25.44%) OO
6 65 (19.01%) Scrum
7 63 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 56 (16.37%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (16.08%) SDLC
10 44 (12.87%) Mentoring
11 41 (11.99%) Computer Science
12 40 (11.70%) Web Development
13 35 (10.23%) BDD
14 34 (9.94%) Unit Testing
15 30 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (8.77%) Multithreading
16 29 (8.48%) Microservices
17 28 (8.19%) Mathematics
18 27 (7.89%) Acceptance Criteria
18 27 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 299 (87.43%) C#
2 142 (41.52%) JavaScript
3 138 (40.35%) SQL
4 93 (27.19%) C++
5 64 (18.71%) Java
6 55 (16.08%) Python
7 43 (12.57%) VB
8 36 (10.53%) T-SQL
9 28 (8.19%) C
9 28 (8.19%) TypeScript
10 25 (7.31%) PHP
11 20 (5.85%) PowerShell
12 15 (4.39%) Bash Shell
13 14 (4.09%) VB.NET
14 13 (3.80%) Perl
15 9 (2.63%) XAML
16 8 (2.34%) Ruby
16 8 (2.34%) VBScript
17 5 (1.46%) ES6
18 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (18.13%) Degree
2 41 (11.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (8.48%) ISTQB
4 23 (6.73%) ISEB
5 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 16 (4.68%) VirtualBox
3 14 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.75%) KVM
4 6 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.80%) Kibana
2 6 (1.75%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 130 (38.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.09%) Google
3 13 (3.80%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.75%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.75%) HP
4 6 (1.75%) Oracle
4 6 (1.75%) VMware
5 5 (1.46%) BT
6 4 (1.17%) Sage
7 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.29%) Apple
8 1 (0.29%) Intel
8 1 (0.29%) Nintex
8 1 (0.29%) Tableau