Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 194 95 120
Rank change year-on-year -99 +25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 37 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 2.07% 2.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.19% 10.00% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 106
10th Percentile £35,750 £40,125 £22,000
25th Percentile £38,188 £41,250 £35,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,438 £59,688 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 810 370 1,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.74% 20.68% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 437 296 960
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,563 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.77% +6.00%

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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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 -52 20 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Essex -18 12 £56,250 +9.76% 4
Bedfordshire -11 7 £37,500 -18.92% 1
Hertfordshire -69 2 £62,500 +2.04% 9
Suffolk -19 1 £32,500 -38.10%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 29 (69.05%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) .NET
3 18 (42.86%) Windows
4 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) DevOps
7 13 (30.95%) Azure
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (30.95%) SQL
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) WPF
8 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
9 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) Degree
11 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 7 (16.67%) CSS
11 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
12 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 6 (14.29%) User Experience
12 6 (14.29%) MVVM
12 6 (14.29%) Change Control
12 6 (14.29%) C
12 6 (14.29%) C++
12 6 (14.29%) HTTP
12 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 2 (4.76%) Confluence
1 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Azure
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (4.76%) OneDrive
2 2 (4.76%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) FTP
2 4 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 4 (9.52%) Modbus
2 4 (9.52%) MQTT
2 4 (9.52%) Profibus
2 4 (9.52%) SMTP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) VLAN
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQLite
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Power BI
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.38%) Pylint
4 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Finance
5 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.76%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Law
5 2 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Developer
3 10 (23.81%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Python Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) WPF
3 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.90%) JSON
5 5 (11.90%) Web Services
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Core
6 4 (9.52%) CSS3
6 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.14%) Blazor
7 3 (7.14%) Sass
7 3 (7.14%) WinForms
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Analogue Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Robotics
3 2 (4.76%) Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.52%) ThreadX
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) Full Stack Development
5 6 (14.29%) Change Control
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) MVVM
6 5 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Image Processing
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Microservices
7 4 (9.52%) MVC
7 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) C
4 6 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) Python
6 3 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Java 11
8 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Postgraduate
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) MCSD
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) MISRA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Klocwork
3 2 (4.76%) Advent
4 1 (2.38%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow