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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 104 111
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 390 548 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.69% 3.01% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.67% 17.11% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 367 511 507
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,813
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +3.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
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 2854 3202 3516
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.71% 17.57% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2512 2894 2964
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 June 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 June 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
West Sussex +39 83 £34,000 -15.00% 7
Hampshire -28 80 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Surrey -1 63 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Berkshire +21 60 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire -31 49 £43,500 - 16
Oxfordshire +9 27 £43,750 +9.37% 8
East Sussex -1 21 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Kent -23 6 £36,250 -19.44% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 691 (78.79%) C#
2 644 (73.43%) .NET
3 449 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
4 437 (49.83%) SQL
5 434 (49.49%) SQL Server
6 420 (47.89%) ASP.NET
7 394 (44.93%) JavaScript
8 385 (43.90%) Microsoft
9 370 (42.19%) MVC
10 346 (39.45%) HTML
11 312 (35.58%) CSS
12 270 (30.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 268 (30.56%) .NET Framework
14 247 (28.16%) jQuery
15 232 (26.45%) TDD
16 220 (25.09%) Software Engineering
17 188 (21.44%) Degree
18 178 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
19 165 (18.81%) AngularJS
20 159 (18.13%) XML
21 154 (17.56%) Scrum
22 152 (17.33%) Test Automation
23 143 (16.31%) Web Services
23 143 (16.31%) T-SQL
24 142 (16.19%) Unit Testing
25 140 (15.96%) Git (software)
26 138 (15.74%) Windows
27 135 (15.39%) Entity Framework
28 132 (15.05%) C++
29 130 (14.82%) WCF

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 40 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
1 40 (4.56%) CMS
2 37 (4.22%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.53%) IIS
4 17 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.48%) EPiServer
6 11 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.14%) Kentico
7 10 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.03%) Apache
8 9 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.80%) Confluence
10 6 (0.68%) Drupal
10 6 (0.68%) JBoss
11 5 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 48 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (5.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.34%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.34%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) iTrent
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 125 (14.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.17%) SaaS
5 14 (1.60%) PaaS
6 8 (0.91%) Office 365
7 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.68%) IaaS
8 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.23%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Akamai
10 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.65%) HTTP
2 20 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.17%) DNS
4 17 (1.94%) Network Security
5 13 (1.48%) Intranet
6 8 (0.91%) Internet
7 5 (0.57%) Broadband
7 5 (0.57%) Wireless
8 2 (0.23%) 3G
8 2 (0.23%) 4G
8 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 2 (0.23%) VoIP
8 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) DHCP
9 1 (0.11%) Extranet
9 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) SMS
9 1 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 74 (8.44%) Relational Database
4 73 (8.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (6.39%) MySQL
7 49 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (2.17%) Power BI
11 17 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (1.71%) OLAP
13 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (1.60%) SSDT
15 13 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.37%) GIS
17 10 (1.14%) Big Data
18 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 178 (20.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 140 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 79 (9.01%) Selenium
4 69 (7.87%) JIRA
5 51 (5.82%) WebDriver
6 47 (5.36%) Subversion
7 42 (4.79%) JSUnit
8 40 (4.56%) NUnit
9 36 (4.10%) HP UFT
10 29 (3.31%) SpecFlow
11 27 (3.08%) TeamCity
12 25 (2.85%) Eclipse
13 24 (2.74%) JMeter
14 20 (2.28%) T4 Templates
14 20 (2.28%) WiX
15 16 (1.82%) LoadRunner
15 16 (1.82%) SoapUI
16 15 (1.71%) IntelliJ
17 14 (1.60%) ReSharper
17 14 (1.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 129 (14.71%) Finance
2 45 (5.13%) Marketing
3 39 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.65%) Banking
5 20 (2.28%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.05%) Games
7 9 (1.03%) Publishing
8 8 (0.91%) Advertising
9 7 (0.80%) Back Office
9 7 (0.80%) Legal
9 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.80%) Retail
10 6 (0.68%) Automotive
10 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 571 (65.11%) Developer
2 342 (39.00%) .NET Developer
3 251 (28.62%) C# Developer
4 185 (21.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (14.14%) Software Developer
6 109 (12.43%) Software Engineer
7 102 (11.63%) Senior Developer
8 99 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 77 (8.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 70 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 68 (7.75%) Analyst
12 66 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 66 (7.53%) C++ Software Engineer
13 59 (6.73%) SQL Developer
14 55 (6.27%) Web Developer
15 50 (5.70%) Test Engineer
16 49 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
17 48 (5.47%) Senior C# Developer
18 46 (5.25%) C# Software Engineer
18 46 (5.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (73.43%) .NET
2 420 (47.89%) ASP.NET
3 346 (39.45%) HTML
4 312 (35.58%) CSS
5 270 (30.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 268 (30.56%) .NET Framework
7 247 (28.16%) jQuery
8 165 (18.81%) AngularJS
9 159 (18.13%) XML
10 143 (16.31%) Web Services
11 135 (15.39%) Entity Framework
12 130 (14.82%) WCF
13 125 (14.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 113 (12.88%) WPF
15 112 (12.77%) HTML5
16 109 (12.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 66 (7.53%) WinForms
18 63 (7.18%) Ajax
19 62 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 52 (5.93%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (10.03%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 33 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (2.85%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.74%) Social Media
7 23 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 21 (2.39%) Clustering
9 17 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.37%) Replication
12 11 (1.25%) User Experience
13 9 (1.03%) FMCG
14 6 (0.68%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.68%) Kinect
14 6 (0.68%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.68%) Xbox
15 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.46%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (15.74%) Windows
2 21 (2.39%) Android
2 21 (2.39%) Linux
2 21 (2.39%) Windows Server
3 18 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.03%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.34%) FreeBSD
6 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.34%) Unix
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (42.19%) MVC
3 232 (26.45%) TDD
4 220 (25.09%) Software Engineering
5 154 (17.56%) Scrum
6 152 (17.33%) Test Automation
7 142 (16.19%) Unit Testing
8 125 (14.25%) Web Development
9 113 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (12.88%) SDLC
10 110 (12.54%) OO
11 72 (8.21%) SOLID
12 59 (6.73%) Test Scripting
13 57 (6.50%) OOP
14 56 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
15 50 (5.70%) BDD
15 50 (5.70%) Multithreading
16 49 (5.59%) Test Strategy
17 47 (5.36%) Mentoring
18 46 (5.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 691 (78.79%) C#
2 437 (49.83%) SQL
3 394 (44.93%) JavaScript
4 143 (16.31%) T-SQL
5 132 (15.05%) C++
6 103 (11.74%) VB.NET
7 65 (7.41%) Java
8 60 (6.84%) C
9 28 (3.19%) VB
10 27 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 23 (2.62%) Python
12 12 (1.37%) XAML
12 12 (1.37%) XPath
13 10 (1.14%) PHP
13 10 (1.14%) X++
14 9 (1.03%) Perl
15 8 (0.91%) Fortran
15 8 (0.91%) R
15 8 (0.91%) VC++
16 7 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 188 (21.44%) Degree
2 47 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (4.68%) ISTQB
4 32 (3.65%) ISEB
5 26 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.62%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.03%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.91%) MCP
11 6 (0.68%) MCSD
11 6 (0.68%) PhD
12 5 (0.57%) MCSE
13 4 (0.46%) HND
14 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
16 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.80%) Docker
4 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.68%) Puppet
2 6 (0.68%) SCCM
3 2 (0.23%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.23%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 385 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.25%) HP
3 31 (3.53%) Telerik
4 26 (2.96%) Oracle
5 14 (1.60%) DevExpress
6 11 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.14%) Tableau
8 9 (1.03%) Google
9 8 (0.91%) TOWER Software
9 8 (0.91%) VMware
10 7 (0.80%) SAP
11 6 (0.68%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.57%) Adobe
12 5 (0.57%) Cognos
12 5 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.46%) Dell
13 4 (0.46%) IBM
14 3 (0.34%) Citrix
14 3 (0.34%) Siemens
14 3 (0.34%) Sony
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k to £50k doe
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £53000 per annum + Plus 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum Bens incl Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum negotiable - DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £37k - 40k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago