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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 95 98
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 199 220 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.22% 2.95% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.24% 18.30% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 157 161 177
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1225 1202 1263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.84% 16.14% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 939 1005
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 54 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Hertfordshire +21 50 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Essex -3 37 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Bedfordshire +32 36 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Suffolk +28 17 £43,000 +43.33% 1
Norfolk -11 5 £28,000 -13.84%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 337 (83.62%) C#
2 310 (76.92%) .NET
3 261 (64.76%) SQL Server
4 245 (60.79%) ASP.NET
5 171 (42.43%) JavaScript
6 169 (41.94%) HTML
7 163 (40.45%) SQL
8 153 (37.97%) Microsoft
9 147 (36.48%) MVC
10 134 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
11 133 (33.00%) CSS
12 117 (29.03%) .NET Framework
13 107 (26.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 93 (23.08%) Software Engineering
15 90 (22.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 83 (20.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (20.60%) Degree
17 82 (20.35%) Ajax
18 78 (19.35%) C++
19 76 (18.86%) Computer Science
20 75 (18.61%) Finance
21 73 (18.11%) Web Development
22 71 (17.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 70 (17.37%) TDD
23 70 (17.37%) SQL Server 2008
24 69 (17.12%) AngularJS
25 68 (16.87%) Java
26 67 (16.63%) jQuery
27 66 (16.38%) SDLC
28 65 (16.13%) Unit Testing

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 36 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.98%) IIS
3 9 (2.23%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.99%) Apache
4 4 (0.99%) JBoss
5 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 58 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.74%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.50%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.97%) GitHub
2 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.71%) Intranet
2 4 (0.99%) NFC
2 4 (0.99%) SMPP
2 4 (0.99%) SMS
3 3 (0.74%) DNS
3 3 (0.74%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.50%) Skype
4 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (64.76%) SQL Server
2 71 (17.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (17.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (13.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (5.96%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.96%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (3.47%) DTS
8 14 (3.47%) OLAP
8 14 (3.47%) Oracle OLAP
9 12 (2.98%) MySQL
10 9 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.74%) Redis
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 107 (26.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.20%) NUnit
3 28 (6.95%) Git (software)
4 27 (6.70%) Subversion
5 25 (6.20%) LabVIEW
6 23 (5.71%) JIRA
6 23 (5.71%) ReSharper
6 23 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (5.21%) TeamCity
8 17 (4.22%) Selenium
9 16 (3.97%) NCrunch
10 12 (2.98%) Protractor
11 9 (2.23%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.74%) MSTest
12 7 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (1.74%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.49%) HP UFT
14 5 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.24%) WebStorm
15 4 (0.99%) MSBuild
General
1 75 (18.61%) Finance
2 19 (4.71%) Aerospace
3 18 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.98%) Legal
5 10 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.23%) Banking
7 8 (1.99%) Games
8 4 (0.99%) Electronics
8 4 (0.99%) Publishing
8 4 (0.99%) Retail
9 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 312 (77.42%) Developer
2 140 (34.74%) C# Developer
3 119 (29.53%) .NET Developer
4 70 (17.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (11.66%) Software Engineer
6 45 (11.17%) Software Developer
7 38 (9.43%) C++ Developer
7 38 (9.43%) SQL Developer
8 37 (9.18%) Senior Developer
8 37 (9.18%) Systems Developer
9 36 (8.93%) VB.NET Developer
10 34 (8.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (8.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (6.70%) Web Developer
14 26 (6.45%) Senior Systems Developer
15 25 (6.20%) Applications Developer
16 22 (5.46%) C++ Software Developer
17 21 (5.21%) Junior Developer
17 21 (5.21%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (76.92%) .NET
2 245 (60.79%) ASP.NET
3 169 (41.94%) HTML
4 133 (33.00%) CSS
5 117 (29.03%) .NET Framework
6 90 (22.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 83 (20.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (20.35%) Ajax
9 69 (17.12%) AngularJS
10 67 (16.63%) jQuery
11 65 (16.13%) HTML5
12 64 (15.88%) Entity Framework
13 62 (15.38%) WCF
14 57 (14.14%) XML
15 56 (13.90%) WPF
16 48 (11.91%) WinForms
17 33 (8.19%) Web Services
18 29 (7.20%) CSS3
19 28 (6.95%) OpenGL
19 28 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.86%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.20%) Algorithms
3 23 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.72%) iPad
5 13 (3.23%) User Experience
6 9 (2.23%) Life Science
7 8 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.49%) Fintech
9 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.25%) Clustering
10 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.25%) Replication
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.90%) Windows
2 17 (4.22%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.47%) Android
4 6 (1.49%) Linux
5 5 (1.24%) Unix
5 5 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (36.48%) MVC
2 134 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 73 (18.11%) Web Development
5 70 (17.37%) TDD
6 66 (16.38%) SDLC
7 65 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 56 (13.90%) OOD
9 51 (12.66%) Workflow
10 46 (11.41%) OO
11 41 (10.17%) Wealth Management
12 37 (9.18%) Scrum
12 37 (9.18%) SOA
13 36 (8.93%) Mathematics
14 29 (7.20%) Physics
15 27 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (6.20%) Image Processing
17 22 (5.46%) BDD
17 22 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (5.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 337 (83.62%) C#
2 171 (42.43%) JavaScript
3 163 (40.45%) SQL
4 78 (19.35%) C++
5 68 (16.87%) Java
6 63 (15.63%) T-SQL
7 60 (14.89%) VB.NET
8 21 (5.21%) C
9 19 (4.71%) PHP
10 14 (3.47%) Python
11 12 (2.98%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.98%) VB
12 11 (2.73%) Ruby
13 9 (2.23%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.99%) ABAP
14 8 (1.99%) VBA
15 7 (1.74%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.74%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.49%) Delphi
17 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (20.60%) Degree
2 18 (4.47%) PhD
3 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.40%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 153 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.44%) Oracle
3 16 (3.97%) RedGate
4 10 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.23%) SAP
6 5 (1.24%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe
8 3 (0.74%) Facebook
8 3 (0.74%) Twitter
9 2 (0.50%) Cisco
9 2 (0.50%) HP
10 1 (0.25%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.25%) hybris
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.25%) Snow
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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