The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
UK / England
Rank 138 139 120
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1922 2350 2582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.41% 2.43% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.28% 13.32% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1693 2007 2257
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15646 17639 16296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.61% 18.22% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13302 15208 13774
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in England.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in England

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in England

Visual Studio
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
South East +36 487 £45,000 +4.65% 58
London -4 482 £55,000 +10.00% 61
North West -16 208 £37,500 +1.35% 48
East of England +13 200 £42,500 - 34
Yorkshire -20 180 £40,000 +6.66% 34
South West -9 146 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Midlands +13 145 £40,000 +6.66% 15
East Midlands +1 80 £37,500 -2.59% 12
North East -14 3 £35,000 -2.77% 7
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2919 (77.12%) C#
2 2910 (76.88%) .NET
3 2204 (58.23%) SQL Server
4 1904 (50.30%) ASP.NET
5 1870 (49.41%) SQL
6 1753 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
7 1724 (45.55%) JavaScript
8 1716 (45.34%) Microsoft
9 1575 (41.61%) HTML
10 1448 (38.26%) MVC
11 1357 (35.85%) CSS
12 997 (26.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 964 (25.47%) .NET Framework
14 896 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 854 (22.56%) jQuery
16 744 (19.66%) TDD
16 744 (19.66%) Software Engineering
17 683 (18.04%) Web Services
18 681 (17.99%) XML
19 660 (17.44%) Scrum
20 654 (17.28%) Windows
21 644 (17.01%) Degree
22 639 (16.88%) Finance
23 629 (16.62%) MS Excel
24 611 (16.14%) HTML5
25 589 (15.56%) WCF
26 588 (15.54%) T-SQL
27 584 (15.43%) Web Development
28 566 (14.95%) Entity Framework
29 564 (14.90%) ASP.NET Web API

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 349 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 299 (7.90%) IIS
3 227 (6.00%) CMS
4 117 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
5 109 (2.88%) EPiServer
6 76 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 62 (1.64%) Umbraco
8 61 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 49 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 37 (0.98%) NServiceBus
12 31 (0.82%) Apache
13 29 (0.77%) Confluence
13 29 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
14 27 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
15 24 (0.63%) Tomcat
16 21 (0.55%) MS Exchange
17 16 (0.42%) Commerce Server
18 12 (0.32%) JBoss
19 10 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 629 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.59%) MS Office
3 20 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.32%) InDesign
7 12 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.21%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.21%) Maya
10 7 (0.18%) MicroStation
11 6 (0.16%) Mingle
12 5 (0.13%) MS Project
13 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.026%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 111 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.37%) Maximo
5 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
6 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.079%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 3 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.079%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.079%) Scribe Insight
9 2 (0.053%) nopCommerce
9 2 (0.053%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.026%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.026%) Magento
10 1 (0.026%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.026%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.026%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 556 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (2.30%) SaaS
4 56 (1.48%) GitHub
5 52 (1.37%) Office 365
6 50 (1.32%) PaaS
7 30 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (0.58%) IaaS
10 11 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
11 7 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.11%) Google Play
13 4 (0.11%) iTunes
13 4 (0.11%) Loggly
13 4 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.54%) Intranet
2 104 (2.75%) Internet
3 65 (1.72%) HTTP
4 46 (1.22%) Ethernet
4 46 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.90%) DNS
6 26 (0.69%) SSL
7 22 (0.58%) RS-232
8 18 (0.48%) Network Security
9 17 (0.45%) Firewall
10 16 (0.42%) DHCP
11 11 (0.29%) SMTP
12 10 (0.26%) Skype
13 9 (0.24%) NAS
13 9 (0.24%) SAN
13 9 (0.24%) SMS
14 8 (0.21%) Extranet
14 8 (0.21%) LAN
15 7 (0.18%) FTP
15 7 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2204 (58.23%) SQL Server
2 458 (12.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 402 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 402 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 378 (9.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 242 (6.39%) Relational Database
6 168 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 166 (4.39%) MySQL
8 161 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 149 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
10 114 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 72 (1.90%) NoSQL
12 67 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
13 66 (1.74%) Power BI
14 65 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
15 60 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
15 60 (1.59%) MongoDB
16 57 (1.51%) Big Data
17 56 (1.48%) RDBMS
18 53 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 997 (26.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 481 (12.71%) Git (software)
3 247 (6.53%) Selenium
4 219 (5.79%) Subversion
5 212 (5.60%) JIRA
6 167 (4.41%) NUnit
7 148 (3.91%) TeamCity
8 140 (3.70%) SpecFlow
9 111 (2.93%) WebDriver
10 102 (2.69%) Eclipse
11 98 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 75 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 68 (1.80%) HP UFT
13 68 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
14 67 (1.77%) Cucumber
15 66 (1.74%) JMeter
16 62 (1.64%) ReSharper
17 61 (1.61%) Jenkins
18 59 (1.56%) MSTest
19 56 (1.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 639 (16.88%) Finance
2 159 (4.20%) Banking
3 128 (3.38%) Marketing
4 108 (2.85%) Retail
5 106 (2.80%) Games
6 76 (2.01%) Advertising
6 76 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 62 (1.64%) Electronics
9 53 (1.40%) Legal
10 43 (1.14%) Publishing
11 31 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 31 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (0.79%) Back Office
13 28 (0.74%) Law
14 20 (0.53%) Automotive
14 20 (0.53%) Front Office
15 19 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.48%) Military
17 13 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2552 (67.42%) Developer
2 1386 (36.62%) .NET Developer
3 1208 (31.92%) C# Developer
4 878 (23.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 484 (12.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 453 (11.97%) Software Developer
7 426 (11.25%) Senior Developer
8 400 (10.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 374 (9.88%) Software Engineer
10 290 (7.66%) Web Developer
11 275 (7.27%) Analyst
12 274 (7.24%) SQL Developer
13 241 (6.37%) .NET Software Developer
13 241 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 229 (6.05%) Senior .NET Developer
15 213 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
16 196 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
17 166 (4.39%) .NET Web Developer
18 151 (3.99%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 139 (3.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2910 (76.88%) .NET
2 1904 (50.30%) ASP.NET
3 1575 (41.61%) HTML
4 1357 (35.85%) CSS
5 964 (25.47%) .NET Framework
6 896 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 854 (22.56%) jQuery
8 683 (18.04%) Web Services
9 681 (17.99%) XML
10 611 (16.14%) HTML5
11 589 (15.56%) WCF
12 566 (14.95%) Entity Framework
13 564 (14.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 557 (14.72%) AngularJS
15 373 (9.85%) Ajax
16 339 (8.96%) WPF
17 292 (7.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 285 (7.53%) CSS3
19 260 (6.87%) JSON
20 255 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 355 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 296 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 201 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 178 (4.70%) User Experience
5 120 (3.17%) iPad
6 103 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 97 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 68 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 60 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.40%) N-Tier
11 52 (1.37%) Fintech
12 45 (1.19%) PMI
13 43 (1.14%) Clustering
14 35 (0.92%) W3C
15 23 (0.61%) Derivative
15 23 (0.61%) Social Media
16 20 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (0.48%) Data Structures
18 16 (0.42%) FMCG
19 15 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 654 (17.28%) Windows
2 157 (4.15%) Linux
3 95 (2.51%) Android
4 91 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 88 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 52 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
8 36 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 31 (0.82%) Unix
11 24 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.53%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 16 (0.42%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.29%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.16%) CentOS
20 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1753 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1448 (38.26%) MVC
3 744 (19.66%) Software Engineering
3 744 (19.66%) TDD
4 660 (17.44%) Scrum
5 584 (15.43%) Web Development
6 537 (14.19%) SDLC
7 520 (13.74%) OO
8 458 (12.10%) Unit Testing
9 355 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 268 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
11 246 (6.50%) OOD
12 231 (6.10%) BDD
13 202 (5.34%) SOA
14 191 (5.05%) Mentoring
14 191 (5.05%) SOLID
15 177 (4.68%) OOP
16 176 (4.65%) Multithreading
17 172 (4.54%) CRM
17 172 (4.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2919 (77.12%) C#
2 1870 (49.41%) SQL
3 1724 (45.55%) JavaScript
4 588 (15.54%) T-SQL
5 492 (13.00%) C++
6 354 (9.35%) VB.NET
7 318 (8.40%) Java
8 218 (5.76%) C
9 188 (4.97%) PowerShell
9 188 (4.97%) VB
10 121 (3.20%) Python
11 109 (2.88%) PHP
12 107 (2.83%) XPath
13 73 (1.93%) VBA
14 68 (1.80%) VB6
15 54 (1.43%) TypeScript
16 47 (1.24%) XAML
17 43 (1.14%) Embedded C
18 39 (1.03%) VBScript
19 32 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 644 (17.01%) Degree
2 111 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 79 (2.09%) ISEB
6 72 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 26 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 25 (0.66%) PhD
10 16 (0.42%) MCP
10 16 (0.42%) MCTS
11 15 (0.40%) MCSE
12 9 (0.24%) MCITP
12 9 (0.24%) MCSD
13 8 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.16%) MCSA
15 5 (0.13%) HND
15 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (10.83%) QA
2 15 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.32%) SLA
5 10 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.24%) HL7
6 9 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) WCAG
9 4 (0.11%) ISO20022
10 3 (0.079%) SDET
10 3 (0.079%) TickIT
11 1 (0.026%) CDISC
11 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.026%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.026%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.026%) MISRA
11 1 (0.026%) MISRA C
System Software
1 77 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.03%) Docker
3 32 (0.85%) Firmware
4 31 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.18%) XenApp
8 6 (0.16%) vSphere
9 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.11%) LXC
10 4 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.079%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.079%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.053%) KVM
13 1 (0.026%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (0.63%) Puppet
3 20 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.37%) Control-M
5 13 (0.34%) Ansible
6 6 (0.16%) Kibana
7 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.13%) logstash
7 5 (0.13%) Perfmon
7 5 (0.13%) SCOM
8 4 (0.11%) SCCM
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.079%) cPanel
9 3 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.053%) Graphite
10 2 (0.053%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.053%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.026%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.026%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1716 (45.34%) Microsoft
2 223 (5.89%) Oracle
3 91 (2.40%) IBM
4 72 (1.90%) Xamarin
5 63 (1.66%) HP
6 62 (1.64%) Tableau
7 42 (1.11%) Adobe
8 39 (1.03%) Telerik
9 38 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 37 (0.98%) SAP
11 31 (0.82%) VMware
12 27 (0.71%) Google
13 24 (0.63%) DevExpress
13 24 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (0.55%) RedGate
15 16 (0.42%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.40%) Cognizant
16 15 (0.40%) NEC
17 12 (0.32%) Citrix
17 12 (0.32%) Twitter
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum £35,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 per annum + Car & Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DoE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £53000 per annum + Plus 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago