Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 87 105
Rank change year-on-year -56 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 125 324 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.03% 3.43% 2.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.02% 19.21% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 89 278 306
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 1,247 1,687 2,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.27% 17.86% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1,311 1,947
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +8 48 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Essex -17 37 £23,000 -42.50% 7
Hertfordshire -39 22 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Bedfordshire -9 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Norfolk -13 2 £55,000 +32.53%
Suffolk -3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 90 (72.00%) C#
2 87 (69.60%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (60.00%) .NET
4 72 (57.60%) SQL
5 53 (42.40%) SQL Server
6 48 (38.40%) Degree
7 47 (37.60%) ASP.NET
8 44 (35.20%) C++
9 43 (34.40%) Windows
10 37 (29.60%) Computer Science
11 34 (27.20%) Software Engineering
12 32 (25.60%) OO
12 32 (25.60%) JIRA
13 30 (24.00%) Azure
13 30 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 29 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (21.60%) CSS
16 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 24 (19.20%) HTML
17 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
17 24 (19.20%) Finance
18 22 (17.60%) MVC
18 22 (17.60%) Test Automation
19 21 (16.80%) Multithreading
20 20 (16.00%) PHP
21 19 (15.20%) Java
21 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
21 19 (15.20%) .NET Framework
22 18 (14.40%) Scrum
23 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management

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 8 (6.40%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.00%) Azure
2 5 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.20%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.40%) AWS
4 3 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.40%) GitHub
5 2 (1.60%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.60%) Office 365
6 1 (0.80%) AWS IoT
6 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.80%) GCP
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (42.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) MySQL
3 5 (4.00%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.20%) Power BI
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.60%) Big Data
6 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (25.60%) JIRA
2 25 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.60%) Selenium
4 15 (12.00%) SoapUI
5 13 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (8.00%) Subversion
7 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.00%) WiX
11 3 (2.40%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.40%) NUnit
12 2 (1.60%) Moq
13 1 (0.80%) Balsamiq
13 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Automotive
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Local Government
6 1 (0.80%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (60.00%) Developer
2 43 (34.40%) C# Developer
3 21 (16.80%) SQL Developer
4 17 (13.60%) Software Engineer
5 16 (12.80%) PHP Developer
6 15 (12.00%) Graduate
6 15 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (10.40%) .NET Developer
7 13 (10.40%) Junior
7 13 (10.40%) Junior Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Software Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Graduate C# Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 11 (8.80%) Graduate SQL Developer
10 10 (8.00%) C++ Developer
11 9 (7.20%) Analyst
11 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.20%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (7.20%) Junior C# Developer
11 9 (7.20%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.00%) .NET
2 47 (37.60%) ASP.NET
3 27 (21.60%) CSS
4 24 (19.20%) HTML
5 19 (15.20%) .NET Framework
6 17 (13.60%) AngularJS
7 16 (12.80%) jQuery
7 16 (12.80%) WPF
8 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (11.20%) OpenGL
10 13 (10.40%) Entity Framework
11 10 (8.00%) Ajax
11 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (8.00%) Web Services
12 9 (7.20%) MFC
12 9 (7.20%) WCF
12 9 (7.20%) XML
13 7 (5.60%) .NET Core
13 7 (5.60%) Node.js
13 7 (5.60%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.60%) Robotics
2 7 (5.60%) User Experience
3 5 (4.00%) Animation
3 5 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.00%) Photography
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (69.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.60%) Computer Science
3 34 (27.20%) Software Engineering
4 32 (25.60%) OO
5 29 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (17.60%) MVC
6 22 (17.60%) Test Automation
7 21 (16.80%) Multithreading
8 18 (14.40%) Scrum
9 17 (13.60%) E-Commerce
9 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (13.60%) User Stories
10 16 (12.80%) BDD
10 16 (12.80%) Functional Testing
11 15 (12.00%) Agile Testing
11 15 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
11 15 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 15 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (12.00%) Software Testing
11 15 (12.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 90 (72.00%) C#
2 72 (57.60%) SQL
3 44 (35.20%) C++
4 20 (16.00%) PHP
5 19 (15.20%) Java
5 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.60%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.20%) C
8 9 (7.20%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.60%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.60%) Embedded C++
10 5 (4.00%) Python
10 5 (4.00%) VC++
11 3 (2.40%) R
11 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.40%) VBA
12 2 (1.60%) Perl
13 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (38.40%) Degree
2 30 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.00%) Ansible
2 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.00%) Puppet
2 5 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) WorldPay
3 9 (7.20%) Oracle
4 8 (6.40%) FIS
5 2 (1.60%) Telerik
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe
6 1 (0.80%) Apple
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) Sun