Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 119 126
Rank change year-on-year -61 +7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 314 287 711
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.91% 2.42% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.36% 11.84% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 271 244 601
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,850 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,756 2,425 5,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.80% 20.46% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,630 2,100 4,814
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,843
25th Percentile £42,000 £39,938 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £74,500 £73,750
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 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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -18 99 £45,500 -13.33% 25
Surrey +8 74 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +18 63 £41,000 -3.53% 18
Hampshire -51 58 £55,000 +29.41% 15
East Sussex -18 52 £48,750 +21.88% 5
West Sussex -46 27 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Berkshire -48 26 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Oxfordshire -11 11 £53,750 - 3
Kent -30 6 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 244 (77.71%) C#
2 191 (60.83%) .NET
3 160 (50.96%) SQL Server
4 153 (48.73%) Azure
5 152 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (44.90%) JavaScript
7 122 (38.85%) SQL
8 104 (33.12%) ASP.NET
9 103 (32.80%) Microsoft
10 100 (31.85%) CSS
11 89 (28.34%) TDD
12 84 (26.75%) DevOps
13 82 (26.11%) HTML
14 80 (25.48%) AngularJS
15 78 (24.84%) SDLC
15 78 (24.84%) jQuery
16 69 (21.97%) Full Stack Development
17 68 (21.66%) T-SQL
18 67 (21.34%) Scrum
19 65 (20.70%) .NET Framework
20 63 (20.06%) NUnit
20 63 (20.06%) Social Skills
21 59 (18.79%) Web Services
22 58 (18.47%) MVC
23 53 (16.88%) React
24 51 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
24 51 (16.24%) Test Automation
24 51 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
25 49 (15.61%) PowerShell
25 49 (15.61%) Windows

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 19 (6.05%) IIS
2 16 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.14%) CMS
4 12 (3.82%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.87%) Confluence
6 8 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.23%) WordPress
8 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.64%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.64%) Kentico
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (6.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.91%) Sage 200
4 5 (1.59%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 153 (48.73%) Azure
2 21 (6.69%) Power Platform
3 19 (6.05%) AWS
4 17 (5.41%) SaaS
5 16 (5.10%) PaaS
6 11 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (3.18%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (2.87%) Azure Service Bus
8 9 (2.87%) IaaS
8 9 (2.87%) Serverless
9 6 (1.91%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.91%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.59%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.59%) Azure Service Fabric
11 4 (1.27%) Azure Storage
11 4 (1.27%) Datadog
11 4 (1.27%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.96%) GitHub
12 3 (0.96%) NuGet
12 3 (0.96%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.91%) DHCP
1 6 (1.91%) DNS
1 6 (1.91%) Firewall
1 6 (1.91%) IPsec
1 6 (1.91%) SSL
1 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
1 6 (1.91%) VLAN
1 6 (1.91%) VoIP
1 6 (1.91%) VPN
2 4 (1.27%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.64%) WEP
4 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.32%) 4G
4 1 (0.32%) 5G
4 1 (0.32%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) LTE
4 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (50.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.69%) Power BI
2 21 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (6.05%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.55%) MySQL
7 6 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.27%) Tableau
10 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.64%) Big Data
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 63 (20.06%) NUnit
2 41 (13.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (12.74%) Selenium
4 36 (11.46%) Visual Studio Code
5 35 (11.15%) WebDriver
6 34 (10.83%) SpecFlow
7 33 (10.51%) JIRA
8 32 (10.19%) Git (software)
9 22 (7.01%) TeamCity
10 21 (6.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (5.10%) Jenkins
12 12 (3.82%) IntelliJ
12 12 (3.82%) Maven
13 11 (3.50%) Eclipse
13 11 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (1.91%) TestNG
15 5 (1.59%) ReSharper
16 4 (1.27%) Fiddler
16 4 (1.27%) TestComplete
16 4 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 63 (20.06%) Social Skills
2 46 (14.65%) Finance
3 26 (8.28%) Advertising
4 16 (5.10%) Organisational Skills
5 14 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.18%) Automotive
8 8 (2.55%) Law
9 7 (2.23%) Banking
9 7 (2.23%) Marketing
10 6 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.27%) Electronics
12 4 (1.27%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.27%) Wearables
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Legal
13 1 (0.32%) Publishing
13 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 210 (66.88%) Developer
2 81 (25.80%) .NET Developer
3 56 (17.83%) C# Developer
4 50 (15.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (13.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 33 (10.51%) Software Developer
7 26 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 23 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 23 (7.32%) Test Leader
9 22 (7.01%) Automation Test Lead
10 14 (4.46%) Tester
11 13 (4.14%) Automation Tester
11 13 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (4.14%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.14%) Test Team Leader
12 12 (3.82%) Automation Team Leader
12 12 (3.82%) Dynamics NAV Developer
12 12 (3.82%) Senior Software Developer
13 11 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (60.83%) .NET
2 104 (33.12%) ASP.NET
3 100 (31.85%) CSS
4 82 (26.11%) HTML
5 80 (25.48%) AngularJS
6 78 (24.84%) jQuery
7 65 (20.70%) .NET Framework
8 59 (18.79%) Web Services
9 53 (16.88%) React
10 51 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (13.69%) Entity Framework
12 40 (12.74%) .NET Core
12 40 (12.74%) WCF
13 28 (8.92%) LINQ
14 27 (8.60%) RESTful
15 26 (8.28%) HTML5
16 24 (7.64%) CSS3
16 24 (7.64%) XML
17 20 (6.37%) REST
17 20 (6.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.64%) Virtual Team
2 23 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.10%) User Experience
5 10 (3.18%) LIMS
6 7 (2.23%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.59%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.96%) NHS
8 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.64%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Tandem
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.61%) Windows
2 17 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.46%) Android
3 14 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.55%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.27%) VMS
7 3 (0.96%) Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (28.34%) TDD
3 84 (26.75%) DevOps
4 78 (24.84%) SDLC
5 69 (21.97%) Full Stack Development
6 67 (21.34%) Scrum
7 58 (18.47%) MVC
8 51 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (16.24%) Test Automation
9 41 (13.06%) BDD
10 39 (12.42%) Software Engineering
11 35 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (10.83%) Software Testing
13 33 (10.51%) Project Management
14 29 (9.24%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.64%) Workflow
16 23 (7.32%) Mobile Development
16 23 (7.32%) Scenario Testing
16 23 (7.32%) Web Development
17 21 (6.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 244 (77.71%) C#
2 141 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 122 (38.85%) SQL
4 68 (21.66%) T-SQL
5 49 (15.61%) PowerShell
6 22 (7.01%) VB.NET
7 14 (4.46%) Java
7 14 (4.46%) TypeScript
8 11 (3.50%) PHP
9 10 (3.18%) C
10 8 (2.55%) C++
10 8 (2.55%) Python
11 5 (1.59%) X++
12 4 (1.27%) VBA
12 4 (1.27%) VBScript
12 4 (1.27%) XPath
13 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.96%) Perl
13 3 (0.96%) XAML
14 2 (0.64%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 37 (11.78%) Degree
2 29 (9.24%) ISEB
3 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.32%) CITP
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.10%) QA
2 6 (1.91%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (4.14%) Docker
2 10 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.91%) vSphere
5 2 (0.64%) LXC
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.50%) Terraform
3 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.96%) SCCM
5 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 103 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.69%) Oracle
3 9 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.55%) Palo Alto
4 8 (2.55%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.23%) Google
5 7 (2.23%) VMware
6 6 (1.91%) Sage
6 6 (1.91%) Sophos
7 5 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.59%) SAP
7 5 (1.59%) Xceptor
8 2 (0.64%) ANSYS
8 2 (0.64%) Apple
8 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.64%) Cadence
8 2 (0.64%) Syncfusion
8 2 (0.64%) Telerik
9 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.32%) Zend