Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 108 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 608 744 944
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.86% 2.78% 2.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.11% 13.38% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 530 691 904
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,308 5,560 6,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.23% 20.78% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,635 4,736 5,779
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the South East

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in the South East.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the South East

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the South East

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 April 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
West Sussex +77 154 £45,000 - 7
Hampshire +41 142 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Thames Valley -23 121 £45,000 -5.26% 29
East Sussex -12 80 £45,000 - 8
Surrey -41 72 £50,000 - 16
Berkshire -18 51 £55,000 - 17
Buckinghamshire -11 46 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Kent +15 38 £51,500 +8.42% 7
Oxfordshire +37 24 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 503 (82.73%) C#
2 464 (76.32%) .NET
3 316 (51.97%) JavaScript
4 314 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (44.24%) CSS
6 268 (44.08%) SQL Server
7 252 (41.45%) Microsoft
8 250 (41.12%) HTML
9 230 (37.83%) ASP.NET
10 227 (37.34%) .NET Framework
11 208 (34.21%) SQL
12 199 (32.73%) MVC
13 188 (30.92%) jQuery
14 177 (29.11%) Azure
15 168 (27.63%) Scrum
16 148 (24.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 145 (23.85%) TDD
18 143 (23.52%) WCF
19 140 (23.03%) Git (software)
20 132 (21.71%) Web Services
21 129 (21.22%) AngularJS
22 127 (20.89%) Entity Framework
23 109 (17.93%) Windows
24 107 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
24 107 (17.60%) Test Automation
25 95 (15.63%) Software Engineering
25 95 (15.63%) Unit Testing
26 91 (14.97%) C++
27 87 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
28 83 (13.65%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (5.43%) IIS
2 30 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.45%) CMS
4 15 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.48%) Confluence
7 6 (0.99%) Apache
7 6 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.82%) Kentico
9 4 (0.66%) SAS
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Synapse
10 3 (0.49%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.99%) Steinberg Cubase
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.33%) InVision
5 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 177 (29.11%) Azure
2 42 (6.91%) SaaS
3 30 (4.93%) AWS
4 29 (4.77%) GitHub
5 15 (2.47%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.81%) Serverless
7 10 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.48%) IaaS
9 6 (0.99%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.66%) Office 365
10 4 (0.66%) PaaS
11 3 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.49%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (0.49%) GCP
11 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.33%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.63%) Intranet
2 11 (1.81%) HTTP
3 7 (1.15%) FTP
3 7 (1.15%) VPN
4 5 (0.82%) Firewall
5 4 (0.66%) DNS
5 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.49%) DHCP
6 3 (0.49%) Skype
6 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.49%) VLAN
7 2 (0.33%) Internet
8 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.16%) DOCSIS
8 1 (0.16%) RS-232
8 1 (0.16%) RS-422
8 1 (0.16%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (44.08%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (6.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 35 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.47%) Power BI
8 12 (1.97%) InterSystems Cache
8 12 (1.97%) Redis
9 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.32%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.15%) Big Data
11 7 (1.15%) MySQL
11 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.99%) MS Access
12 6 (0.99%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 140 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 107 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (12.83%) Selenium
4 70 (11.51%) NUnit
5 56 (9.21%) StyleCop
6 48 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 40 (6.58%) JIRA
8 38 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 25 (4.11%) WiX
10 19 (3.13%) Eclipse
11 18 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (2.80%) TeamCity
13 15 (2.47%) SpecFlow
14 14 (2.30%) Jenkins
14 14 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (2.30%) Visual Studio Code
15 12 (1.97%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.97%) Subversion
16 11 (1.81%) Grunt
16 11 (1.81%) gulp
General
1 64 (10.53%) Finance
2 23 (3.78%) Manufacturing
3 22 (3.62%) Electronics
4 21 (3.45%) Law
5 19 (3.13%) Legal
6 16 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.14%) Automotive
8 9 (1.48%) Retail
9 8 (1.32%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.66%) Marketing
11 4 (0.66%) Military
11 4 (0.66%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Police
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 426 (70.07%) Developer
2 169 (27.80%) C# Developer
3 165 (27.14%) .NET Developer
4 103 (16.94%) Software Developer
5 94 (15.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 81 (13.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 79 (12.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 66 (10.86%) Senior Developer
9 55 (9.05%) Analyst
10 48 (7.89%) Lead Developer
11 47 (7.73%) Software Engineer
11 47 (7.73%) Test Analyst
12 38 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
13 37 (6.09%) C# Software Developer
14 35 (5.76%) Web Developer
15 31 (5.10%) .NET Software Developer
15 31 (5.10%) Junior
15 31 (5.10%) Junior Developer
15 31 (5.10%) Senior Software Developer
16 28 (4.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (76.32%) .NET
2 269 (44.24%) CSS
3 250 (41.12%) HTML
4 230 (37.83%) ASP.NET
5 227 (37.34%) .NET Framework
6 188 (30.92%) jQuery
7 148 (24.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 143 (23.52%) WCF
9 132 (21.71%) Web Services
10 129 (21.22%) AngularJS
11 127 (20.89%) Entity Framework
12 82 (13.49%) .NET Core
13 77 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 76 (12.50%) LINQ
15 73 (12.01%) HTML5
15 73 (12.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (10.36%) XML
17 54 (8.88%) REST
18 45 (7.40%) KnockoutJS
18 45 (7.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (2.96%) User Experience
5 16 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.15%) Clustering
8 7 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.99%) Life Science
10 5 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (0.66%) CUDA
11 4 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.49%) Biotechnology
12 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.93%) Windows
2 24 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.13%) Android
4 16 (2.63%) Linux
5 11 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.33%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (32.73%) MVC
3 168 (27.63%) Scrum
4 145 (23.85%) TDD
5 107 (17.60%) Test Automation
6 95 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 95 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 87 (14.31%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (13.65%) Web Development
9 78 (12.83%) DevOps
10 60 (9.87%) Manual Testing
11 55 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (8.55%) SDLC
13 50 (8.22%) SOLID
14 43 (7.07%) Front End Development
15 35 (5.76%) Web Design
16 34 (5.59%) Analytics
17 33 (5.43%) OO
18 32 (5.26%) Multithreading
18 32 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 503 (82.73%) C#
2 316 (51.97%) JavaScript
3 208 (34.21%) SQL
4 91 (14.97%) C++
5 81 (13.32%) T-SQL
6 64 (10.53%) C
7 42 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 41 (6.74%) VB.NET
9 30 (4.93%) Python
10 28 (4.61%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.13%) ANSI C
11 19 (3.13%) Embedded C
12 15 (2.47%) VB
13 14 (2.30%) Java
14 12 (1.97%) Embedded C++
15 9 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.32%) ES6
16 8 (1.32%) VB6
17 7 (1.15%) VBScript
18 6 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (6.91%) Degree
2 12 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.66%) ISEB
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.16%) CSPO
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.11%) QA
2 18 (2.96%) DICOM
3 9 (1.48%) WCAG
4 5 (0.82%) GDPR
5 4 (0.66%) COBIT
5 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) HL7
7 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (4.28%) Docker
2 21 (3.45%) Firmware
3 9 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.49%) LXC
7 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (1.97%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.99%) Puppet
2 6 (0.99%) Terraform
3 5 (0.82%) MIIS
4 4 (0.66%) Ansible
4 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 252 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.13%) Freescale
2 19 (3.13%) Renesas
3 13 (2.14%) Oracle
4 11 (1.81%) Xamarin
5 6 (0.99%) Google
5 6 (0.99%) IBM
6 5 (0.82%) AppDynamics
7 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.66%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.66%) Telerik
7 4 (0.66%) VMware
8 3 (0.49%) Cisco
8 3 (0.49%) Dell
8 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.49%) Spiceworks
8 3 (0.49%) Yardi
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe
9 2 (0.33%) Sage
10 1 (0.16%) Thunderhead