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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / South East
Rank 83 119 83
Rank change year-on-year +36 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 487 534 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 2.77% 3.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.05% 15.89% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 453 483 631
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2857 3360 3581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.12% 17.46% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2497 3057 3044
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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
Hampshire +46 133 £40,000 +3.22% 11
Berkshire +28 82 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Surrey -2 76 £52,500 +5.00% 16
West Sussex +17 74 £42,500 +10.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 73 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Oxfordshire -31 22 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Kent -1 14 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Sussex -7 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 736 (78.38%) C#
2 695 (74.01%) .NET
3 491 (52.29%) SQL Server
4 490 (52.18%) SQL
5 486 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
6 443 (47.18%) Microsoft
7 409 (43.56%) ASP.NET
8 369 (39.30%) JavaScript
9 347 (36.95%) HTML
10 306 (32.59%) MVC
11 304 (32.37%) CSS
12 278 (29.61%) TDD
13 253 (26.94%) .NET Framework
14 232 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 228 (24.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 208 (22.15%) jQuery
17 205 (21.83%) Software Engineering
18 191 (20.34%) Degree
19 187 (19.91%) XML
20 173 (18.42%) Web Services
21 169 (18.00%) MS Excel
22 163 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
23 162 (17.25%) WCF
24 158 (16.83%) Windows
24 158 (16.83%) Scrum
25 139 (14.80%) C++
26 137 (14.59%) Unit Testing
27 135 (14.38%) Finance
27 135 (14.38%) HTML5
28 130 (13.84%) WPF

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 63 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
3 41 (4.37%) CMS
3 41 (4.37%) IIS
4 24 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.38%) Confluence
8 10 (1.06%) Apache
8 10 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.64%) JBoss
10 6 (0.64%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.53%) Drupal
11 5 (0.53%) Kentico
11 5 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.53%) SAS
11 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 169 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.37%) MS Office
3 8 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 163 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.56%) SaaS
4 15 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.49%) Office 365
6 7 (0.75%) PaaS
7 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.64%) IaaS
8 2 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Akamai
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.19%) HTTP
2 18 (1.92%) DNS
3 17 (1.81%) Network Security
4 16 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.28%) Internet
6 9 (0.96%) Intranet
7 6 (0.64%) DHCP
8 5 (0.53%) Extranet
9 4 (0.43%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.43%) PPP
9 4 (0.43%) RS-232
9 4 (0.43%) RS-485
9 4 (0.43%) SMTP
10 2 (0.21%) 3G
10 2 (0.21%) IMAP
10 2 (0.21%) SAN
10 2 (0.21%) SSL
10 2 (0.21%) VoIP
10 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (52.29%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (8.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 47 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (4.58%) MySQL
9 40 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
11 27 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 23 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 20 (2.13%) OLAP
14 15 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.60%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (1.49%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.49%) Power BI
16 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (1.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 228 (24.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 122 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 80 (8.52%) Selenium
4 55 (5.86%) JIRA
5 49 (5.22%) WebDriver
6 43 (4.58%) NUnit
7 38 (4.05%) SpecFlow
8 32 (3.41%) Subversion
9 28 (2.98%) HP UFT
9 28 (2.98%) JMeter
10 23 (2.45%) JSUnit
10 23 (2.45%) TeamCity
11 22 (2.34%) Eclipse
12 20 (2.13%) MSTest
12 20 (2.13%) SoapUI
13 19 (2.02%) LoadRunner
14 14 (1.49%) IntelliJ
15 13 (1.38%) JIRA Agile
15 13 (1.38%) T4 Templates
15 13 (1.38%) WiX
General
1 135 (14.38%) Finance
2 48 (5.11%) Banking
3 35 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.19%) Marketing
5 25 (2.66%) Publishing
6 17 (1.81%) Advertising
7 13 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.17%) Back Office
8 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.06%) Electronics
10 8 (0.85%) Games
11 5 (0.53%) Automotive
12 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Retail
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 612 (65.18%) Developer
2 343 (36.53%) .NET Developer
3 291 (30.99%) C# Developer
4 206 (21.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 126 (13.42%) Software Engineer
6 125 (13.31%) Software Developer
7 113 (12.03%) Senior Developer
8 107 (11.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 99 (10.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 98 (10.44%) .NET Software Developer
11 76 (8.09%) Analyst
12 71 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 68 (7.24%) Senior C# Developer
14 62 (6.60%) C++ Software Engineer
14 62 (6.60%) SQL Developer
15 57 (6.07%) Web Developer
16 53 (5.64%) Test Analyst
17 50 (5.32%) C# Software Developer
18 49 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
18 49 (5.22%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (74.01%) .NET
2 409 (43.56%) ASP.NET
3 347 (36.95%) HTML
4 304 (32.37%) CSS
5 253 (26.94%) .NET Framework
6 232 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 208 (22.15%) jQuery
8 187 (19.91%) XML
9 173 (18.42%) Web Services
10 162 (17.25%) WCF
11 135 (14.38%) HTML5
12 130 (13.84%) WPF
13 115 (12.25%) AngularJS
14 107 (11.40%) WinForms
15 103 (10.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 100 (10.65%) Entity Framework
17 86 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 69 (7.35%) Ajax
19 53 (5.64%) XSLT
20 52 (5.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 105 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 18 (1.92%) User Experience
6 17 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.38%) Social Media
9 12 (1.28%) FMCG
9 12 (1.28%) Replication
10 11 (1.17%) Clustering
11 6 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.64%) Kinect
11 6 (0.64%) Xbox
12 5 (0.53%) BBC
12 5 (0.53%) iPad
12 5 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.53%) Robotics
13 4 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 158 (16.83%) Windows
2 18 (1.92%) Linux
3 16 (1.70%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.49%) Android
6 13 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.75%) Unix
9 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Solaris
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (32.59%) MVC
3 278 (29.61%) TDD
4 205 (21.83%) Software Engineering
5 158 (16.83%) Scrum
6 137 (14.59%) Unit Testing
7 124 (13.21%) OO
7 124 (13.21%) SDLC
8 110 (11.71%) Web Development
9 94 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (7.56%) Multithreading
11 64 (6.82%) OOD
12 61 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
13 59 (6.28%) Automated Testing
14 58 (6.18%) Test Automation
15 57 (6.07%) Test Scripting
16 55 (5.86%) BDD
16 55 (5.86%) SOLID
17 53 (5.64%) Software Testing
18 51 (5.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 736 (78.38%) C#
2 490 (52.18%) SQL
3 369 (39.30%) JavaScript
4 139 (14.80%) C++
5 117 (12.46%) T-SQL
6 73 (7.77%) VB.NET
7 58 (6.18%) Java
8 52 (5.54%) C
9 35 (3.73%) VB
10 28 (2.98%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 17 (1.81%) Python
13 14 (1.49%) VBA
14 12 (1.28%) XAML
15 10 (1.06%) VB6
16 9 (0.96%) XPath
17 8 (0.85%) Ruby
18 6 (0.64%) Fortran
18 6 (0.64%) Scala
18 6 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 191 (20.34%) Degree
2 41 (4.37%) ISTQB
3 28 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.66%) ISEB
5 20 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.64%) MCP
9 6 (0.64%) MCSE
10 4 (0.43%) HND
10 4 (0.43%) PhD
11 2 (0.21%) MCITP
11 2 (0.21%) MCTS
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (10.12%) QA
2 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) CDISC
System Software
1 21 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.28%) Docker
3 9 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.53%) Firmware
6 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.53%) Perfmon
2 5 (0.53%) SCOM
3 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 443 (47.18%) Microsoft
2 43 (4.58%) Oracle
3 33 (3.51%) HP
4 27 (2.88%) Telerik
5 15 (1.60%) Tableau
6 10 (1.06%) Nintex
7 9 (0.96%) IBM
7 9 (0.96%) SAP
7 9 (0.96%) VMware
8 8 (0.85%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds
10 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.64%) TOWER Software
11 5 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.53%) Sony
12 4 (0.43%) Adobe
12 4 (0.43%) Birst
12 4 (0.43%) Borland
12 4 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
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