Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 325 398 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.83% 3.28% 2.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.05% 15.77% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 274 361 349
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,375 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.41% +4.41% -

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 2,159 2,523 2,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.77% 20.82% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,659 2,146 1,799
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Cambridgeshire +21 102 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Hertfordshire -20 68 £45,000 +8.43% 19
Bedfordshire +7 64 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Essex -16 52 £37,500 -31.82% 10
Suffolk +7 26 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Norfolk +22 13 £38,750 +40.91% 3
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 306 (94.15%) C#
2 269 (82.77%) .NET
3 207 (63.69%) SQL Server
4 199 (61.23%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (41.23%) ASP.NET
6 133 (40.92%) MVC
7 123 (37.85%) JavaScript
8 114 (35.08%) HTML
8 114 (35.08%) SQL
9 111 (34.15%) CSS
10 106 (32.62%) Software Engineering
11 104 (32.00%) Microsoft
12 102 (31.38%) TDD
13 93 (28.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 82 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
15 80 (24.62%) Windows
16 71 (21.85%) .NET Framework
17 69 (21.23%) ASP.NET Web API
18 66 (20.31%) LINQ
18 66 (20.31%) jQuery
19 60 (18.46%) C++
20 57 (17.54%) Scrum
20 57 (17.54%) Microservices
21 55 (16.92%) AngularJS
22 53 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
22 53 (16.31%) Web Services
23 51 (15.69%) Degree
24 50 (15.38%) WCF
24 50 (15.38%) OO
24 50 (15.38%) DevOps

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 37 (11.38%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.54%) Confluence
3 5 (1.54%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.23%) CMS
4 4 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) Kentico
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 82 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (13.23%) GitHub
4 4 (1.23%) Office 365
5 2 (0.62%) NuGet
5 2 (0.62%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) Broadband
2 3 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (63.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.15%) MySQL
7 5 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.31%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.31%) Power BI
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (15.08%) NUnit
3 42 (12.92%) ReSharper
4 34 (10.46%) JIRA
5 31 (9.54%) TeamCity
6 20 (6.15%) StyleCop
7 19 (5.85%) Git (software)
8 14 (4.31%) Ant
9 12 (3.69%) Selenium
9 12 (3.69%) Subversion
9 12 (3.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (3.08%) MSTest
10 10 (3.08%) NCrunch
11 7 (2.15%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.85%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.85%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.54%) Appium
13 5 (1.54%) Maven
13 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 5 (1.54%) WatiN
General
1 31 (9.54%) Finance
2 29 (8.92%) Aerospace
3 20 (6.15%) Games
4 18 (5.54%) Automotive
5 10 (3.08%) Electronics
6 8 (2.46%) Marketing
7 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.23%) Retail
9 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 241 (74.15%) Developer
2 121 (37.23%) .NET Developer
2 121 (37.23%) C# Developer
3 76 (23.38%) Software Developer
4 69 (21.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (19.38%) Software Engineer
6 48 (14.77%) C# Software Developer
7 42 (12.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (11.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (11.08%) C# Software Engineer
10 30 (9.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 29 (8.92%) Senior Developer
12 27 (8.31%) Web Developer
13 26 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (5.54%) Applications Developer
15 17 (5.23%) C++ Developer
15 17 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
16 16 (4.92%) .NET Web Developer
16 16 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (82.77%) .NET
2 134 (41.23%) ASP.NET
3 114 (35.08%) HTML
4 111 (34.15%) CSS
5 93 (28.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (21.85%) .NET Framework
7 69 (21.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 66 (20.31%) jQuery
8 66 (20.31%) LINQ
9 55 (16.92%) AngularJS
10 53 (16.31%) Web Services
11 50 (15.38%) WCF
12 45 (13.85%) .NET Core
13 40 (12.31%) Entity Framework
14 28 (8.62%) WPF
15 23 (7.08%) XML
16 22 (6.77%) Angular 2
17 14 (4.31%) HTML5
17 14 (4.31%) WinForms
18 13 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.46%) User Experience
2 30 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.77%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.92%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.23%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.92%) CUDA
11 2 (0.62%) Life Science
11 2 (0.62%) NHS
12 1 (0.31%) EPoS
12 1 (0.31%) Fintech
12 1 (0.31%) FMCG
12 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.62%) Windows
2 23 (7.08%) Windows 7
3 18 (5.54%) Linux
4 15 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.23%) Android
5 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (61.23%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (40.92%) MVC
3 106 (32.62%) Software Engineering
4 102 (31.38%) TDD
5 57 (17.54%) Microservices
5 57 (17.54%) Scrum
6 50 (15.38%) DevOps
6 50 (15.38%) OO
7 47 (14.46%) Test Automation
8 43 (13.23%) Mentoring
9 38 (11.69%) CQRS
9 38 (11.69%) Dependency Injection
10 35 (10.77%) Refactoring
11 33 (10.15%) SDLC
11 33 (10.15%) Unit Testing
12 32 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.92%) BDD
13 29 (8.92%) Mathematics
13 29 (8.92%) Web Development
14 27 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 306 (94.15%) C#
2 123 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 114 (35.08%) SQL
4 60 (18.46%) C++
5 45 (13.85%) Java
6 36 (11.08%) Python
7 31 (9.54%) T-SQL
8 26 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 26 (8.00%) VB
9 21 (6.46%) C
10 13 (4.00%) PHP
11 10 (3.08%) Delphi
11 10 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.85%) GLSL
14 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.54%) Ruby
15 3 (0.92%) VB6
15 3 (0.92%) XAML
16 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (15.69%) Degree
2 21 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (4.62%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.46%) ISEB
5 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.62%) MCSD
9 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.69%) QA
2 10 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) KVM
2 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (11.38%) Kibana
2 5 (1.54%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.38%) Google
3 17 (5.23%) Capita
4 7 (2.15%) Embarcadero
5 5 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.54%) BT
5 5 (1.54%) HP
6 3 (0.92%) Telerik
6 3 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle
7 2 (0.62%) VMware
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe
8 1 (0.31%) Intel
8 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.31%) Nintex
8 1 (0.31%) Tableau