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

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 89 91
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 347 396 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.78% 3.13% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.75% 16.69% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 302 351 358
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 2,523 2,373 2,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.21% 18.75% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,008 2,006 2,053
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
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 February 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 February 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 +10 121 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Cambridgeshire -15 103 £42,000 +12.00% 23
Essex -1 54 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Norfolk +21 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Bedfordshire +2 22 £55,000 +25.71% 12
Suffolk -22 21 £52,500 +22.09% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 287 (82.71%) C#
2 242 (69.74%) .NET
3 173 (49.86%) SQL Server
4 163 (46.97%) SQL
5 149 (42.94%) Microsoft
6 139 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (37.75%) JavaScript
8 119 (34.29%) ASP.NET
9 107 (30.84%) HTML
10 93 (26.80%) Software Engineering
10 93 (26.80%) Degree
11 86 (24.78%) MVC
12 85 (24.50%) CSS
13 69 (19.88%) Mathematics
14 67 (19.31%) Finance
15 66 (19.02%) C++
15 66 (19.02%) Web Development
15 66 (19.02%) .NET Framework
16 64 (18.44%) WPF
16 64 (18.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 62 (17.87%) Computer Science
18 60 (17.29%) jQuery
19 59 (17.00%) Windows
20 53 (15.27%) SDLC
21 52 (14.99%) Scrum
22 50 (14.41%) WCF
22 50 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
23 48 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
24 46 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
25 45 (12.97%) OO

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 10 (2.88%) IIS
2 9 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.44%) CMS
4 5 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.44%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.58%) DNN
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.88%) LabWindows
3 8 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (1.73%) SaaS
4 5 (1.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) Internet
2 5 (1.44%) Skype
2 5 (1.44%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.15%) SMS
3 4 (1.15%) VoIP
4 3 (0.86%) DNS
4 3 (0.86%) IMAP
4 3 (0.86%) SMTP
5 1 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (49.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.59%) MySQL
5 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.15%) Big Data
8 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.29%) Looker
10 1 (0.29%) MS Access
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) Power BI
10 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (18.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (9.51%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.20%) NUnit
4 10 (2.88%) ReSharper
5 9 (2.59%) JIRA
6 8 (2.31%) GCC
7 7 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.73%) Hudson
8 6 (1.73%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.73%) JUnit
8 6 (1.73%) Protractor
8 6 (1.73%) PyUnit
8 6 (1.73%) Subversion
8 6 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.73%) Xcode
9 5 (1.44%) LabVIEW
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.15%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (19.31%) Finance
2 18 (5.19%) Advertising
2 18 (5.19%) Electronics
3 12 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.88%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.31%) Legal
6 7 (2.02%) Retail
7 6 (1.73%) Billing
8 4 (1.15%) Games
8 4 (1.15%) Marketing
8 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 259 (74.64%) Developer
2 143 (41.21%) C# Developer
3 128 (36.89%) .NET Developer
4 84 (24.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (17.00%) Senior Developer
6 53 (15.27%) Software Developer
7 51 (14.70%) Software Engineer
8 47 (13.54%) Web Developer
9 33 (9.51%) C# Software Developer
10 32 (9.22%) C# Web Developer
11 31 (8.93%) HTML Developer
12 30 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (8.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (8.36%) .NET Web Developer
14 28 (8.07%) Senior .NET Developer
15 26 (7.49%) Senior C# Developer
16 24 (6.92%) C# Software Engineer
16 24 (6.92%) SQL Developer
17 22 (6.34%) JavaScript Developer
18 19 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (69.74%) .NET
2 119 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 107 (30.84%) HTML
4 85 (24.50%) CSS
5 66 (19.02%) .NET Framework
6 64 (18.44%) WPF
7 60 (17.29%) jQuery
8 50 (14.41%) WCF
9 48 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (10.95%) HTML5
12 35 (10.09%) Entity Framework
12 35 (10.09%) XML
13 32 (9.22%) AngularJS
13 32 (9.22%) OpenGL
14 26 (7.49%) DirectX
14 26 (7.49%) Web Services
15 21 (6.05%) LINQ
16 17 (4.90%) WinForms
17 16 (4.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.87%) Computer Science
2 41 (11.82%) Algorithms
3 27 (7.78%) User Experience
4 24 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (1.73%) CMDB
6 6 (1.73%) Fintech
7 5 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.44%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.15%) NHS
8 4 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.58%) Social Network
9 2 (0.58%) W3C
10 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.00%) Windows
2 20 (5.76%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.32%) Android
4 12 (3.46%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.88%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.59%) Linux
7 8 (2.31%) Unix
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) CentOS
9 3 (0.86%) Solaris
9 3 (0.86%) SUSE
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (40.06%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (26.80%) Software Engineering
3 86 (24.78%) MVC
4 69 (19.88%) Mathematics
5 66 (19.02%) Web Development
6 53 (15.27%) SDLC
7 52 (14.99%) Scrum
8 45 (12.97%) OO
9 40 (11.53%) TDD
10 30 (8.65%) Mentoring
11 29 (8.36%) Test Automation
12 26 (7.49%) Acceptance Criteria
12 26 (7.49%) Configuration Management
13 25 (7.20%) CRM
14 23 (6.63%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.34%) User Stories
16 20 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.76%) iOS Development
17 18 (5.19%) Multithreading
18 17 (4.90%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 287 (82.71%) C#
2 163 (46.97%) SQL
3 131 (37.75%) JavaScript
4 66 (19.02%) C++
5 34 (9.80%) C
6 31 (8.93%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.05%) VB.NET
8 18 (5.19%) Python
9 17 (4.90%) Java
10 14 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.75%) VB
11 13 (3.75%) X++
12 10 (2.88%) GLSL
13 9 (2.59%) PHP
13 9 (2.59%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.02%) VB6
15 3 (0.86%) Delphi
15 3 (0.86%) Ruby
15 3 (0.86%) XAML
16 2 (0.58%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 93 (26.80%) Degree
2 24 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.15%) MCITP
4 4 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.86%) ISEB
5 3 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) PhD
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) DICOM
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.73%) vCloud
2 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) Kibana
2 6 (1.73%) Puppet
3 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 149 (42.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.03%) Twitter
3 12 (3.46%) Facebook
4 10 (2.88%) Google
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle
5 6 (1.73%) VMware
6 5 (1.44%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.15%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.15%) Telerik
8 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.86%) SAP
8 3 (0.86%) Sun
8 3 (0.86%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.58%) Capita
9 2 (0.58%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.58%) Perforce
10 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.29%) Intel
10 1 (0.29%) Tableau