Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 184 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 -49 -36
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 150 397 577
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.46% 2.04% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.15% 10.33% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 353 561
Median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,650 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 2,098 3,845 5,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.45% 19.73% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,712 2,944 4,465
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +20 92 £44,000 -1.80% 12
Yorkshire +14 54 £46,000 +2.22% 8
North East +20 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 115 (76.67%) C#
2 109 (72.67%) .NET
3 84 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 82 (54.67%) SQL Server
5 69 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (40.67%) JavaScript
7 52 (34.67%) ASP.NET
8 51 (34.00%) Azure
9 45 (30.00%) jQuery
10 44 (29.33%) SQL
11 43 (28.67%) HTML
12 41 (27.33%) CSS
13 38 (25.33%) MVC
13 38 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 38 (25.33%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (22.00%) .NET Framework
15 32 (21.33%) Web Services
16 30 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
17 28 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (18.67%) DevOps
18 27 (18.00%) AngularJS
18 27 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (16.00%) Degree
19 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
20 23 (15.33%) Entity Framework
21 22 (14.67%) .NET Core
21 22 (14.67%) Self-Motivation
22 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (14.00%) Git (software)
22 21 (14.00%) Web Development

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 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.67%) IIS
3 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.33%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (9.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.67%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 51 (34.00%) Azure
2 30 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (12.00%) Power Platform
4 9 (6.00%) Office 365
5 6 (4.00%) Logic Apps
6 5 (3.33%) AWS
7 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.33%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.33%) IaaS
7 2 (1.33%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.33%) Serverless
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.67%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (54.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (10.67%) Power BI
4 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.67%) RavenDB
9 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.33%) Event Store
11 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.33%) JIRA
4 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.00%) JDeveloper
5 3 (2.00%) JMeter
5 3 (2.00%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.00%) Postman
5 3 (2.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (1.33%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.33%) NUnit
6 2 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.33%) Selenium
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.67%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (8.67%) Retail
2 11 (7.33%) Law
2 11 (7.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.33%) Finance
4 7 (4.67%) Games
5 6 (4.00%) Legal
6 3 (2.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 3 (2.00%) Military
7 2 (1.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.67%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (73.33%) Developer
2 34 (22.67%) .NET Developer
3 29 (19.33%) Senior Developer
4 28 (18.67%) C# Developer
4 28 (18.67%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 11 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 9 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.00%) Tester
11 5 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.67%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (72.67%) .NET
2 52 (34.67%) ASP.NET
3 45 (30.00%) jQuery
4 43 (28.67%) HTML
5 41 (27.33%) CSS
6 33 (22.00%) .NET Framework
7 32 (21.33%) Web Services
8 28 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (18.00%) AngularJS
10 23 (15.33%) Entity Framework
11 22 (14.67%) .NET Core
12 18 (12.00%) HTML5
12 18 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (11.33%) CSS3
14 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 13 (8.67%) WinForms
15 11 (7.33%) WCF
16 10 (6.67%) Ajax
17 9 (6.00%) ADO.NET
18 8 (5.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (8.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.67%) User Experience
7 5 (3.33%) Replication
8 3 (2.00%) CMDB
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.00%) Android
1 6 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Unix
5 2 (1.33%) CentOS
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.33%) MVC
2 38 (25.33%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (18.67%) DevOps
4 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 21 (14.00%) Web Development
6 19 (12.67%) CRM
7 18 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.33%) OO
9 11 (7.33%) SDLC
10 10 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.67%) Migration
11 9 (6.00%) Data Security
11 9 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (6.00%) Scrum
11 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (76.67%) C#
2 61 (40.67%) JavaScript
3 44 (29.33%) SQL
4 16 (10.67%) VB
5 14 (9.33%) VB6
5 14 (9.33%) X++
6 13 (8.67%) T-SQL
7 12 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.67%) C++
9 4 (2.67%) Java
9 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.00%) ES6
10 3 (2.00%) ES8
10 3 (2.00%) Fortran
10 3 (2.00%) VBScript
11 2 (1.33%) Python
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) HND
5 2 (1.33%) ISEB
5 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) QA
2 13 (8.67%) GDPR
3 9 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.33%) Ansible
2 2 (1.33%) Grafana
2 2 (1.33%) Kibana
2 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.33%) Nagios
2 2 (1.33%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.33%) Terraform
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 84 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.33%) Telerik
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle
5 2 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.67%) Aareon
6 1 (0.67%) Civica
6 1 (0.67%) Freshdesk
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) Spiceworks