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to

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 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 362 270 202
Rank change year-on-year -92 -68 -32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1,365 993 1,492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.99% 1.22% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.51% 6.07% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 866 813 1,240
10th Percentile £35,938 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.38%
75th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +13.40% -2.02% +10.00%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 30,264 16,372 16,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.96% 20.08% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13,816 12,412 13,508
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,716 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in England

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in England.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in England

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
South East +16 438 £55,000 +13.40% 41
London -169 434 £67,000 +5.10% 52
North of England -101 152 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Midlands -43 135 £47,500 +11.76% 23
East of England -17 102 £52,500 +10.53% 25
Yorkshire -18 98 £45,000 - 10
South West -27 94 £52,000 +22.35% 19
West Midlands -55 69 £51,500 +25.61% 11
East Midlands -7 66 £46,000 +2.22% 12
North West -117 49 £47,500 +18.75% 17
North East -23 5 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 978 (71.65%) C#
2 831 (60.88%) .NET
3 669 (49.01%) SQL
4 664 (48.64%) Microsoft
5 655 (47.99%) Azure
6 638 (46.74%) SQL Server
7 630 (46.15%) Agile
8 508 (37.22%) DevOps
9 403 (29.52%) JavaScript
10 370 (27.11%) HTML
11 345 (25.27%) Social Skills
12 332 (24.32%) Git (software)
13 326 (23.88%) .NET Framework
14 311 (22.78%) ASP.NET
15 297 (21.76%) Degree
16 281 (20.59%) MVC
17 276 (20.22%) CSS
18 268 (19.63%) Test Automation
19 266 (19.49%) Finance
20 256 (18.75%) Scrum
21 248 (18.17%) SDLC
22 222 (16.26%) XML
23 219 (16.04%) Windows
24 216 (15.82%) T-SQL
24 216 (15.82%) React
25 209 (15.31%) TDD
26 203 (14.87%) .NET Core
27 196 (14.36%) Software Engineering
27 196 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
28 195 (14.29%) C++

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 88 (6.45%) IIS
2 79 (5.79%) SharePoint
3 47 (3.44%) Umbraco
4 43 (3.15%) Confluence
5 42 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (2.78%) CMS
7 15 (1.10%) WordPress
8 13 (0.95%) ArcGIS
9 12 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.44%) Liferay
12 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.22%) nginx
13 3 (0.22%) OpenROAD
14 2 (0.15%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.073%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.073%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.073%) Jupyter
15 1 (0.073%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 72 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.73%) Revit
4 10 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) Simulink
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.073%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.073%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.073%) Blender
9 1 (0.073%) GIMP
9 1 (0.073%) Houdini
9 1 (0.073%) InVision
9 1 (0.073%) Maya
9 1 (0.073%) Sketch
9 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.39%) Maximo
4 18 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.37%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.073%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.073%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 655 (47.99%) Azure
2 185 (13.55%) Power Platform
3 123 (9.01%) GitHub
4 116 (8.50%) AWS
5 107 (7.84%) PaaS
6 76 (5.57%) SaaS
7 54 (3.96%) Microsoft 365
8 47 (3.44%) Serverless
9 43 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
10 39 (2.86%) Azure Monitor
11 36 (2.64%) Azure Service Bus
12 34 (2.49%) Google Workspace
13 30 (2.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 28 (2.05%) IaaS
15 25 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
16 22 (1.61%) GCP
16 22 (1.61%) PowerApps
17 21 (1.54%) Azure Logic Apps
18 19 (1.39%) Power Automate
18 19 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.78%) HTTP
2 15 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.03%) Intranet
4 9 (0.66%) WAN
5 8 (0.59%) SMTP
6 7 (0.51%) LAN
7 6 (0.44%) FTP
7 6 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.44%) Modbus
7 6 (0.44%) MQTT
7 6 (0.44%) SNMP
7 6 (0.44%) VLAN
7 6 (0.44%) Wireless
8 5 (0.37%) Firewall
8 5 (0.37%) Profibus
9 4 (0.29%) Broadband
9 4 (0.29%) DNS
9 4 (0.29%) PBX
9 4 (0.29%) PSTN
9 4 (0.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (46.74%) SQL Server
2 162 (11.87%) Power BI
3 148 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
5 128 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (6.37%) Relational Database
7 68 (4.98%) Redis
8 56 (4.10%) Tableau
9 54 (3.96%) NoSQL
10 50 (3.66%) Oracle Database
11 48 (3.52%) Big Data
12 43 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (2.64%) Data Lake
13 36 (2.64%) SSDT
14 35 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 30 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
17 20 (1.47%) DTS
18 17 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 15 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 332 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 196 (14.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 152 (11.14%) Selenium
4 116 (8.50%) NUnit
5 106 (7.77%) JIRA
6 95 (6.96%) SpecFlow
7 81 (5.93%) Bitbucket
8 65 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 61 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 60 (4.40%) Visual Studio Code
11 52 (3.81%) MSTest
12 48 (3.52%) Jenkins
12 48 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
13 40 (2.93%) Moq
14 39 (2.86%) webpack
15 38 (2.78%) Postman
15 38 (2.78%) WebDriver
16 36 (2.64%) TeamCity
17 30 (2.20%) Subversion
18 24 (1.76%) JMeter
General
1 345 (25.27%) Social Skills
2 266 (19.49%) Finance
3 144 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (6.52%) Marketing
5 84 (6.15%) Games
6 81 (5.93%) Electronics
7 80 (5.86%) Public Sector
8 59 (4.32%) Retail
9 54 (3.96%) Manufacturing
10 51 (3.74%) Documentation Skills
11 42 (3.08%) Local Government
12 40 (2.93%) Esports
13 30 (2.20%) Publishing
14 21 (1.54%) Advertising
14 21 (1.54%) Aerospace
15 20 (1.47%) Law
16 18 (1.32%) Legal
17 17 (1.25%) Military
18 15 (1.10%) Banking
19 13 (0.95%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 737 (53.99%) Developer
2 234 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 200 (14.65%) Senior Developer
4 162 (11.87%) C# Developer
4 162 (11.87%) Software Developer
5 149 (10.92%) Software Engineer
6 78 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 73 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 72 (5.27%) C++ Software Engineer
9 62 (4.54%) QA Engineer
10 61 (4.47%) QA Automation Engineer
11 60 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
12 50 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
13 49 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 49 (3.59%) Tester
13 49 (3.59%) Web Developer
14 48 (3.52%) Azure Developer
15 47 (3.44%) Analyst
15 47 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
16 46 (3.37%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 831 (60.88%) .NET
2 370 (27.11%) HTML
3 326 (23.88%) .NET Framework
4 311 (22.78%) ASP.NET
5 276 (20.22%) CSS
6 222 (16.26%) XML
7 216 (15.82%) React
8 203 (14.87%) .NET Core
9 191 (13.99%) JSON
10 177 (12.97%) AngularJS
11 172 (12.60%) HTML5
12 164 (12.01%) Entity Framework
13 150 (10.99%) jQuery
14 126 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 118 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 113 (8.28%) Web Services
17 105 (7.69%) WPF
18 104 (7.62%) REST
19 92 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 81 (5.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.08%) User Experience
2 101 (7.40%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (5.20%) Sports Betting
4 67 (4.91%) Virtual Team
5 49 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
6 44 (3.22%) Algorithms
7 40 (2.93%) Online Games
8 29 (2.12%) Client/Server
8 29 (2.12%) Cloud Native
9 28 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.90%) Legacy Code
11 22 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
12 19 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
12 19 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
12 19 (1.39%) VHDL
13 18 (1.32%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (1.25%) Data Centre
15 14 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 219 (16.04%) Windows
2 50 (3.66%) Linux
3 44 (3.22%) VMS
4 11 (0.81%) FreeRTOS
4 11 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.51%) Android
5 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.37%) ThreadX
7 5 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.073%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (46.15%) Agile
2 508 (37.22%) DevOps
3 281 (20.59%) MVC
4 268 (19.63%) Test Automation
5 256 (18.75%) Scrum
6 248 (18.17%) SDLC
7 209 (15.31%) TDD
8 196 (14.36%) Software Engineering
9 194 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
10 190 (13.92%) Computer Science
11 189 (13.85%) Unit Testing
12 168 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
13 162 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
14 153 (11.21%) CI/CD
15 142 (10.40%) Software Testing
16 138 (10.11%) Analytics
17 137 (10.04%) ETL
18 113 (8.28%) BDD
19 110 (8.06%) Full Stack Development
20 108 (7.91%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 978 (71.65%) C#
2 669 (49.01%) SQL
3 403 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 216 (15.82%) T-SQL
5 195 (14.29%) C++
6 152 (11.14%) Python
7 143 (10.48%) PowerShell
8 114 (8.35%) TypeScript
9 102 (7.47%) C
10 67 (4.91%) Java
11 65 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 35 (2.56%) VBA
13 29 (2.12%) VB
14 24 (1.76%) PHP
15 23 (1.68%) XPath
16 22 (1.61%) MATLAB
17 19 (1.39%) Assembly Language
17 19 (1.39%) Bash
18 17 (1.25%) PL/SQL
19 15 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 297 (21.76%) Degree
2 97 (7.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (4.62%) ISEB
4 58 (4.25%) DBS Check
5 50 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 42 (3.08%) ISTQB
7 34 (2.49%) SC Cleared
8 32 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 17 (1.25%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.073%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.073%) MCP
14 1 (0.073%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (11.94%) QA
2 27 (1.98%) Accessibility
3 13 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.73%) HL7
6 5 (0.37%) MISRA
6 5 (0.37%) WCAG
7 4 (0.29%) Def Stans
7 4 (0.29%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.29%) WAI
8 2 (0.15%) SLA
9 1 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.073%) GDPR
9 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.073%) NCSC
9 1 (0.073%) NIST
9 1 (0.073%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (6.74%) Docker
2 27 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (1.25%) Firmware
4 14 (1.03%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.073%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (3.66%) Kubernetes
2 33 (2.42%) Terraform
3 15 (1.10%) Ansible
4 13 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.88%) SCCM
6 11 (0.81%) Puppet
7 7 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.51%) vCenter Server
8 6 (0.44%) MIIS
9 4 (0.29%) Grafana
10 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.073%) Kibana
Vendors
1 664 (48.64%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.52%) Oracle
3 58 (4.25%) NEC
3 58 (4.25%) Northgate
4 48 (3.52%) Bloomberg
5 41 (3.00%) ANSYS
5 41 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (1.83%) Google
7 24 (1.76%) Xamarin
8 23 (1.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 21 (1.54%) Databricks
9 21 (1.54%) SAP
10 19 (1.39%) IBM
11 18 (1.32%) Logi
11 18 (1.32%) Logi Analytics
11 18 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
12 14 (1.03%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.95%) ESRI
14 12 (0.88%) Adobe
14 12 (0.88%) ServiceNow