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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 142 118
Rank change year-on-year -19 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1868 2208 2707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.23% 2.39% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.64% 13.11% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 2047 2321
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £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 17564 16842 17600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.97% 18.23% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14608 14785 14888
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
London -44 493 £52,500 +5.00% 73
South East -14 401 £42,500 -1.16% 72
East of England +15 217 £45,000 +5.88% 22
North West +17 199 £37,500 - 27
Yorkshire -18 192 £41,250 +5.76% 26
West Midlands +33 160 £44,250 +26.42% 18
South West -30 132 £37,014 -7.46% 21
East Midlands -23 70 £44,500 +18.66% 14
North East +8 8 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2894 (77.26%) C#
2 2852 (76.13%) .NET
3 2107 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 1922 (51.31%) SQL
5 1816 (48.48%) ASP.NET
6 1677 (44.77%) JavaScript
7 1663 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
8 1652 (44.10%) Microsoft
9 1516 (40.47%) HTML
10 1450 (38.71%) MVC
11 1282 (34.22%) CSS
12 975 (26.03%) .NET Framework
13 904 (24.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 874 (23.33%) jQuery
15 862 (23.01%) ASP.NET MVC
16 796 (21.25%) Software Engineering
17 745 (19.89%) Windows
18 726 (19.38%) AngularJS
19 683 (18.23%) Degree
20 679 (18.13%) TDD
21 655 (17.49%) Web Services
22 641 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
23 636 (16.98%) Finance
24 632 (16.87%) T-SQL
25 612 (16.34%) Scrum
26 596 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
27 595 (15.88%) XML
28 588 (15.70%) Entity Framework
29 584 (15.59%) Test Automation
30 572 (15.27%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Co-occurring 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
1 267 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 252 (6.73%) IIS
3 185 (4.94%) CMS
4 106 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
5 82 (2.19%) EPiServer
6 68 (1.82%) Umbraco
7 49 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 41 (1.09%) Confluence
9 40 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 38 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
11 34 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (0.80%) Apache
13 28 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.61%) NServiceBus
15 22 (0.59%) Kentico
16 21 (0.56%) Tomcat
17 15 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (0.37%) JBoss
19 13 (0.35%) Apache Spark
20 12 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 157 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 127 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.13%) Mingle
9 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.080%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.053%) InDesign
11 2 (0.053%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.027%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 71 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 9 (0.24%) Maximo
6 5 (0.13%) PlanetPress Connect
6 5 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.11%) assyst
8 3 (0.080%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.080%) Scribe Insight
8 3 (0.080%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.080%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.053%) iTrent
9 2 (0.053%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.053%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.053%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.027%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 596 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.56%) SaaS
4 62 (1.66%) GitHub
5 60 (1.60%) PaaS
6 49 (1.31%) Office 365
7 39 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.43%) IaaS
10 14 (0.37%) iTunes
11 12 (0.32%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.24%) BrowserStack
13 8 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.21%) Google Play
14 7 (0.19%) Boomi
14 7 (0.19%) iPaaS
14 7 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.30%) Intranet
2 75 (2.00%) Internet
3 70 (1.87%) Ethernet
4 66 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 61 (1.63%) HTTP
6 33 (0.88%) DNS
7 26 (0.69%) RS-232
8 22 (0.59%) Firewall
9 20 (0.53%) SSL
10 19 (0.51%) ATM
10 19 (0.51%) Network Security
10 19 (0.51%) Wireless
11 11 (0.29%) FTP
12 9 (0.24%) DHCP
12 9 (0.24%) LAN
13 8 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.19%) NAS
14 7 (0.19%) SAN
14 7 (0.19%) VLAN
15 6 (0.16%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2107 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 429 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 402 (10.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 398 (10.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 363 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 247 (6.59%) Relational Database
7 180 (4.81%) MySQL
8 175 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 153 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 140 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 131 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 112 (2.99%) NoSQL
13 90 (2.40%) Power BI
14 85 (2.27%) MongoDB
15 72 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
16 68 (1.82%) RDBMS
17 52 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 52 (1.39%) Redis
18 46 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
19 40 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 904 (24.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 496 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 295 (7.88%) Selenium
4 271 (7.23%) Subversion
5 268 (7.15%) JIRA
6 193 (5.15%) NUnit
7 181 (4.83%) TeamCity
8 153 (4.08%) SpecFlow
9 129 (3.44%) Eclipse
10 127 (3.39%) WebDriver
11 106 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 101 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
13 88 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 83 (2.22%) Jenkins
15 74 (1.98%) HP UFT
16 72 (1.92%) ReSharper
17 70 (1.87%) Android Studio
18 68 (1.82%) JMeter
19 66 (1.76%) Cucumber
20 63 (1.68%) Protractor
General
1 636 (16.98%) Finance
2 195 (5.21%) Marketing
3 163 (4.35%) Games
4 147 (3.92%) Banking
5 125 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 114 (3.04%) Retail
7 106 (2.83%) Manufacturing
8 99 (2.64%) Electronics
9 76 (2.03%) Legal
10 42 (1.12%) Advertising
10 42 (1.12%) Law
11 32 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 31 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.72%) Back Office
14 26 (0.69%) Front Office
15 25 (0.67%) Automotive
16 24 (0.64%) Publishing
17 16 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2539 (67.78%) Developer
2 1340 (35.77%) .NET Developer
3 1108 (29.58%) C# Developer
4 819 (21.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 467 (12.47%) Senior Developer
6 456 (12.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 452 (12.07%) Software Developer
8 406 (10.84%) Software Engineer
9 336 (8.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 318 (8.49%) SQL Developer
11 263 (7.02%) Web Developer
12 249 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 229 (6.11%) Analyst
14 227 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 221 (5.90%) Senior C# Developer
16 192 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
17 173 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
18 164 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
19 160 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
20 153 (4.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2852 (76.13%) .NET
2 1816 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 1516 (40.47%) HTML
4 1282 (34.22%) CSS
5 975 (26.03%) .NET Framework
6 874 (23.33%) jQuery
7 862 (23.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 726 (19.38%) AngularJS
9 655 (17.49%) Web Services
10 641 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 595 (15.88%) XML
12 588 (15.70%) Entity Framework
13 572 (15.27%) HTML5
14 561 (14.98%) WCF
15 418 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 360 (9.61%) WPF
17 335 (8.94%) Ajax
18 245 (6.54%) CSS3
19 239 (6.38%) JSON
19 239 (6.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 344 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 293 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
3 177 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 146 (3.90%) User Experience
5 107 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 100 (2.67%) iPad
7 81 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 63 (1.68%) N-Tier
9 61 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (1.33%) Fintech
10 50 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 44 (1.17%) Derivative
12 43 (1.15%) Clustering
12 43 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 34 (0.91%) Social Media
14 30 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (0.64%) Fixed Income
16 23 (0.61%) Equities
17 22 (0.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 745 (19.89%) Windows
2 200 (5.34%) Linux
3 128 (3.42%) Android
4 90 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 82 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
7 69 (1.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 41 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 26 (0.69%) Unix
11 24 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.61%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 19 (0.51%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.13%) VMS
18 4 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1663 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1450 (38.71%) MVC
3 796 (21.25%) Software Engineering
4 679 (18.13%) TDD
5 612 (16.34%) Scrum
6 584 (15.59%) Test Automation
7 549 (14.66%) Web Development
8 508 (13.56%) OO
9 499 (13.32%) SDLC
10 484 (12.92%) Unit Testing
11 425 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
12 345 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
13 292 (7.79%) BDD
14 217 (5.79%) SOLID
15 213 (5.69%) Mentoring
16 195 (5.21%) OOP
17 188 (5.02%) Multithreading
18 187 (4.99%) DevOps
19 185 (4.94%) ETL
20 178 (4.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2894 (77.26%) C#
2 1922 (51.31%) SQL
3 1677 (44.77%) JavaScript
4 632 (16.87%) T-SQL
5 551 (14.71%) C++
6 382 (10.20%) VB.NET
7 357 (9.53%) Java
8 288 (7.69%) C
9 205 (5.47%) PowerShell
10 183 (4.89%) Python
11 147 (3.92%) VB
12 109 (2.91%) PHP
13 75 (2.00%) TypeScript
14 68 (1.82%) XAML
15 62 (1.66%) VBA
16 53 (1.41%) XPath
17 49 (1.31%) VB6
18 41 (1.09%) Embedded C
19 36 (0.96%) Objective-C
20 34 (0.91%) X++
Qualifications
1 683 (18.23%) Degree
2 186 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 100 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 100 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 83 (2.22%) ISEB
6 70 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 37 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
8 30 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (0.72%) PhD
10 23 (0.61%) MCTS
11 20 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.43%) MCP
13 13 (0.35%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.29%) MCSE
15 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 10 (0.27%) MCSD
16 9 (0.24%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.24%) MCITP
16 9 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (8.86%) QA
2 22 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.43%) SLA
4 15 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (0.24%) WCAG
9 7 (0.19%) GDPR
10 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.080%) Basel II
13 2 (0.053%) HL7
14 1 (0.027%) DICOM
14 1 (0.027%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.93%) Firmware
3 26 (0.69%) Docker
4 25 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.16%) vSphere
8 5 (0.13%) XenApp
9 4 (0.11%) LXC
10 2 (0.053%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.77%) Puppet
3 23 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.45%) Ansible
5 16 (0.43%) Control-M
6 7 (0.19%) Perfmon
7 6 (0.16%) SCCM
8 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.13%) Kibana
9 4 (0.11%) Grafana
9 4 (0.11%) logstash
10 2 (0.053%) Graphite
10 2 (0.053%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.053%) SCOM
10 2 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.053%) WSUS
10 2 (0.053%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.027%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.027%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1652 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 189 (5.05%) Oracle
3 104 (2.78%) Xamarin
4 71 (1.90%) HP
5 68 (1.82%) IBM
6 66 (1.76%) Google
7 64 (1.71%) SAP
8 53 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 48 (1.28%) Tableau
10 35 (0.93%) Telerik
11 29 (0.77%) Adobe
11 29 (0.77%) RedGate
12 25 (0.67%) VMware
13 24 (0.64%) Cognizant
14 22 (0.59%) DevExpress
15 15 (0.40%) TOWER Software
16 14 (0.37%) Nintex
16 14 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (0.37%) Splunk
17 13 (0.35%) Citrix
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