Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 110 97
Rank change year-on-year -72 -13 +32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 69 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 2.17% 3.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.64% 11.48% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 156
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,400 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,375 £37,500 £35,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £54,000
90th Percentile £56,125 £70,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 690 601 1,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.59% 18.91% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 423 460 977
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,700
25th Percentile £45,625 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -41 18 £50,000 -28.57% 9
Essex -15 11 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Bedfordshire -11 2 - - 10
Suffolk -3 1 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (81.25%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) Azure
6 9 (28.13%) C++
6 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (25.00%) JIRA
7 8 (25.00%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) GitHub
8 7 (21.88%) ReSharper
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) Bloomberg
9 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
9 6 (18.75%) ANSYS
9 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
9 6 (18.75%) Kanban
9 6 (18.75%) BDD
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
9 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional 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 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Azure
2 7 (21.88%) GitHub
3 3 (9.38%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Functions
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) Power BI
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) ReSharper
3 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) Hudson
6 1 (3.13%) Pylint
6 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (15.63%) Social Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Head of Development
8 1 (3.13%) Head of Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Portal Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.75%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Core
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.25%) Blazor
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) Sass
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) ADO
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Derivative
2 2 (6.25%) Equities
2 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.13%) Biotechnology
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) OO
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (18.75%) Kanban
3 6 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 4 (12.50%) MVVM
5 3 (9.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) Image Processing
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) C++
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Java 11
5 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCSD
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) MCAD
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) ANSYS
2 6 (18.75%) Bloomberg
3 2 (6.25%) Advent
4 1 (3.13%) BMC
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow