Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 83 123
Rank change year-on-year -54 +40 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 116 287 325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.10% 3.40% 2.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.26% 19.71% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 116 231 311
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £20,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 1,030 1,456 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.66% 17.26% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 712 1,123 2,013
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,300
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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 April 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 9 April 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
Essex -10 42 £23,000 -45.88% 7
Cambridgeshire +8 38 £65,000 +44.44% 11
Hertfordshire -33 24 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Bedfordshire -8 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Suffolk +1 2 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Norfolk -10 2 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 89 (76.72%) C#
2 82 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (63.79%) .NET
4 64 (55.17%) Degree
5 56 (48.28%) Computer Science
5 56 (48.28%) C++
5 56 (48.28%) SQL
6 52 (44.83%) SQL Server
7 51 (43.97%) ASP.NET
8 46 (39.66%) Windows
9 43 (37.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 38 (32.76%) OO
11 34 (29.31%) Software Engineering
12 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
13 30 (25.86%) Java
14 28 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (23.28%) Finance
15 27 (23.28%) Test Automation
16 26 (22.41%) JIRA
17 25 (21.55%) CSS
18 24 (20.69%) .NET Framework
18 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
19 23 (19.83%) PHP
20 22 (18.97%) HTML
21 21 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
22 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
22 20 (17.24%) SDLC
23 19 (16.38%) Azure
23 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
23 19 (16.38%) MVC

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 7 (6.03%) CMS
2 3 (2.59%) IIS
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.38%) Azure
2 5 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.59%) AWS
3 3 (2.59%) AWS IoT
3 3 (2.59%) GCP
4 2 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.72%) Office 365
4 2 (1.72%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) MySQL
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.72%) Power BI
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) JIRA
2 21 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 17 (14.66%) Selenium
5 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 14 (12.07%) Subversion
7 10 (8.62%) SoapUI
8 9 (7.76%) TeamCity
9 7 (6.03%) NUnit
9 7 (6.03%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.17%) Buildbot
10 6 (5.17%) Clang
10 6 (5.17%) CMake
10 6 (5.17%) CruiseControl
10 6 (5.17%) GCC
10 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (5.17%) Xcode
11 5 (4.31%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (4.31%) TestRail
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Games
3 8 (6.90%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Legal
4 7 (6.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (57.76%) Developer
2 36 (31.03%) C# Developer
3 17 (14.66%) .NET Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Junior
4 16 (13.79%) Junior Developer
4 16 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 15 (12.93%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.21%) C++ Developer
6 13 (11.21%) Graduate
6 13 (11.21%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (11.21%) Junior C# Developer
6 13 (11.21%) PHP Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Graduate C# Developer
8 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Graduate SQL Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Test Leader
9 8 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (63.79%) .NET
2 51 (43.97%) ASP.NET
3 25 (21.55%) CSS
4 24 (20.69%) .NET Framework
4 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 22 (18.97%) HTML
6 18 (15.52%) OpenGL
7 16 (13.79%) Web Services
8 15 (12.93%) Entity Framework
8 15 (12.93%) jQuery
9 12 (10.34%) Ajax
9 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (9.48%) .NET Core
10 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.48%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (9.48%) WPF
10 11 (9.48%) XML
11 9 (7.76%) JSON
12 8 (6.90%) MFC
12 8 (6.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Animation
1 9 (7.76%) Photography
2 7 (6.03%) Robotics
3 4 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.86%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.66%) Windows
2 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 6 (5.17%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.72%) CentOS
4 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (48.28%) Computer Science
3 38 (32.76%) OO
4 34 (29.31%) Software Engineering
5 28 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (23.28%) Test Automation
7 20 (17.24%) SDLC
8 19 (16.38%) MVC
9 16 (13.79%) Multithreading
10 15 (12.93%) Scrum
11 13 (11.21%) Validation
12 12 (10.34%) BDD
12 12 (10.34%) DevOps
12 12 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (9.48%) Functional Testing
13 11 (9.48%) OOD
13 11 (9.48%) Requirements Gathering
14 10 (8.62%) Mathematics
14 10 (8.62%) TDD
14 10 (8.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 89 (76.72%) C#
2 56 (48.28%) C++
2 56 (48.28%) SQL
3 30 (25.86%) Java
4 23 (19.83%) PHP
5 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.93%) Python
7 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.62%) C
8 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
9 7 (6.03%) Embedded C
9 7 (6.03%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
10 6 (5.17%) Lua
10 6 (5.17%) VB
11 5 (4.31%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.72%) R
12 2 (1.72%) VBA
12 2 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (55.17%) Degree
2 43 (37.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.76%) ISTQB
5 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.03%) ISEB
7 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.59%) MBCS
8 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Ansible
1 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.31%) Puppet
1 5 (4.31%) Terraform
2 2 (1.72%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) FIS
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) WorldPay
3 3 (2.59%) Google
4 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.72%) HP
4 2 (1.72%) Telerik
5 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.86%) Xamarin