Period
to 5 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North 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 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North of England
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 170 134
Rank change year-on-year +8 -36 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 130 329 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.53% 1.88% 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.34% 9.12% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 149 287 528
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,175
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 North of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,770 3,608 4,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.87% 20.62% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,585 2,928 3,782
Median annual salary £48,314 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.36% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the North of England

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the North of England

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the North of England over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the North of England

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the North 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 5 December 2020. 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
North West +9 82 £45,000 +0.43% 25
Yorkshire +8 46 £45,000 - 19
North East +8 2 £36,250 -29.27% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 99 (76.15%) C#
2 93 (71.54%) .NET
3 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 75 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 58 (44.62%) Azure
7 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET
8 43 (33.08%) JavaScript
8 43 (33.08%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (30.77%) .NET Core
10 38 (29.23%) SQL
11 37 (28.46%) MVC
12 36 (27.69%) React
13 32 (24.62%) HTML
14 31 (23.85%) AngularJS
14 31 (23.85%) .NET Framework
15 29 (22.31%) Computer Science
16 28 (21.54%) Degree
17 27 (20.77%) Software Engineering
17 27 (20.77%) DevOps
18 26 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (19.23%) Web Development
19 25 (19.23%) Git (software)
20 24 (18.46%) Test Automation
20 24 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
21 22 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 22 (16.92%) CSS
21 22 (16.92%) TDD
22 21 (16.15%) Change Management
23 19 (14.62%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North 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 9 (6.92%) IIS
2 3 (2.31%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) Appian
4 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.77%) nginx
4 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (44.62%) Azure
2 4 (3.08%) SaaS
3 3 (2.31%) AWS
4 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.54%) GCP
5 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.77%) GitHub
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Logic Apps
5 1 (0.77%) npm
5 1 (0.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (1.54%) Firewall
1 2 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.15%) Informix
4 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) MySQL
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.77%) phpMyAdmin
9 1 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.00%) JIRA
4 9 (6.92%) Visual Studio Code
5 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (5.38%) Selenium
7 5 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.85%) Postman
7 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.31%) git-flow
8 3 (2.31%) JMeter
8 3 (2.31%) Katalon Studio
8 3 (2.31%) MSTest
8 3 (2.31%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.31%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.54%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.54%) Subversion
9 2 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 9 (6.92%) Retail
2 8 (6.15%) Games
3 7 (5.38%) Finance
4 5 (3.85%) Publishing
5 3 (2.31%) Law
6 2 (1.54%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.54%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (70.77%) Developer
2 51 (39.23%) .NET Developer
3 41 (31.54%) C# Developer
4 38 (29.23%) Software Developer
5 33 (25.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (16.15%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (13.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (11.54%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Agile .NET Developer
10 9 (6.92%) Agile C# Developer
10 9 (6.92%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (6.15%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) HTML CSS Developer
12 6 (4.62%) HTML Developer
12 6 (4.62%) UX Developer
13 5 (3.85%) Software QA Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (71.54%) .NET
2 46 (35.38%) ASP.NET
3 40 (30.77%) .NET Core
4 36 (27.69%) React
5 32 (24.62%) HTML
6 31 (23.85%) .NET Framework
6 31 (23.85%) AngularJS
7 22 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (16.92%) CSS
8 19 (14.62%) Blazor
8 19 (14.62%) jQuery
9 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (11.54%) HTML5
10 15 (11.54%) WPF
11 13 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
11 13 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (9.23%) Entity Framework
13 8 (6.15%) WinForms
14 7 (5.38%) RESTful
14 7 (5.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 5 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.31%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.08%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (28.46%) MVC
4 29 (22.31%) Computer Science
5 27 (20.77%) DevOps
5 27 (20.77%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.23%) Web Development
7 24 (18.46%) Test Automation
8 22 (16.92%) TDD
9 21 (16.15%) Change Management
10 19 (14.62%) Mentoring
11 18 (13.85%) Front End Development
12 17 (13.08%) Microservices
12 17 (13.08%) Scrum
13 16 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
15 13 (10.00%) OO
16 12 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
16 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (76.15%) C#
2 43 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 38 (29.23%) SQL
4 10 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.92%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.38%) Python
7 6 (4.62%) VBScript
8 5 (3.85%) R
8 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.54%) C++
10 2 (1.54%) Lua
11 1 (0.77%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.77%) PHP
11 1 (0.77%) VB
11 1 (0.77%) VB6
11 1 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) Degree
2 24 (18.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) Puppet
1 5 (3.85%) Terraform
2 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) MKS
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle
3 3 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.54%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.54%) CA
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco
4 2 (1.54%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.54%) McAfee
4 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.54%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.77%) Freshdesk
5 1 (0.77%) Google
5 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.77%) Spiceworks
5 1 (0.77%) Telerik