Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 101 111
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 888 918 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.93% 3.08% 2.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 15.61% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 831 899 1,050
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £29,975
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 6,508 5,879 6,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.45% 19.72% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,665 5,186 6,073
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 -8 319 £47,500 +5.56% 48
Surrey +55 203 £47,500 -9.52% 23
Berkshire +22 194 £50,000 -4.76% 21
West Sussex -16 119 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Hampshire -69 112 £42,500 -1.16% 17
Buckinghamshire -33 85 £45,000 +2.86% 9
East Sussex +11 70 £42,500 +10.39% 6
Kent +40 47 £34,750 -7.33% 10
Oxfordshire -18 45 £45,000 - 18
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 707 (79.62%) C#
2 608 (68.47%) .NET
3 444 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 441 (49.66%) SQL
5 379 (42.68%) Microsoft
6 375 (42.23%) SQL Server
7 365 (41.10%) JavaScript
8 318 (35.81%) ASP.NET
9 298 (33.56%) CSS
10 279 (31.42%) HTML
11 271 (30.52%) MVC
12 235 (26.46%) Software Engineering
13 230 (25.90%) TDD
14 198 (22.30%) jQuery
15 182 (20.50%) Scrum
16 180 (20.27%) Windows
17 171 (19.26%) Degree
18 169 (19.03%) WCF
19 168 (18.92%) Test Automation
19 168 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
20 165 (18.58%) Git (software)
21 160 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
22 158 (17.79%) .NET Framework
23 151 (17.00%) Computer Science
24 145 (16.33%) OO
25 141 (15.88%) SDLC
26 133 (14.98%) AngularJS
27 132 (14.86%) Web Services
28 125 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
29 120 (13.51%) C++

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 45 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.70%) NServiceBus
3 19 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.91%) IIS
5 15 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.58%) CMS
7 11 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.68%) Confluence
10 5 (0.56%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.23%) Apache
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.11%) Drupal
13 1 (0.11%) JBoss
13 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.01%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.45%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 160 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (4.84%) SaaS
3 36 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.82%) Office 365
5 18 (2.03%) IaaS
5 18 (2.03%) Serverless
6 13 (1.46%) PaaS
7 12 (1.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 10 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (1.13%) NuGet
9 9 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.01%) GitHub
10 5 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.34%) npm
12 3 (0.34%) Yammer
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.70%) Intranet
2 16 (1.80%) Firewall
3 15 (1.69%) Broadband
3 15 (1.69%) Wireless
4 8 (0.90%) Internet
4 8 (0.90%) Network Security
4 8 (0.90%) SMS
5 7 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.68%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.68%) Extranet
7 5 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.56%) RS-232
7 5 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.45%) DNS
8 4 (0.45%) HTTP
9 3 (0.34%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.34%) Tactical Data Link
10 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (0.11%) IMAP
11 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (42.23%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.60%) Power BI
5 31 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 29 (3.27%) NoSQL
7 28 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
9 26 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
10 23 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 21 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (2.25%) Relational Database
13 19 (2.14%) Big Data
14 18 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.80%) MySQL
17 12 (1.35%) Data Lake
18 10 (1.13%) QlikView
19 7 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 165 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 119 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (6.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 45 (5.07%) Selenium
5 44 (4.95%) NUnit
6 37 (4.17%) JIRA
7 35 (3.94%) WebDriver
8 32 (3.60%) Jenkins
9 28 (3.15%) SpecFlow
9 28 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 27 (3.04%) Cucumber
10 27 (3.04%) MSTest
10 27 (3.04%) StyleCop
11 26 (2.93%) Ranorex
12 23 (2.59%) Subversion
13 20 (2.25%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.03%) Eclipse
14 18 (2.03%) ReSharper
15 16 (1.80%) Moq
16 15 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 99 (11.15%) Finance
2 28 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.48%) Automotive
4 20 (2.25%) Marketing
5 13 (1.46%) Electronics
6 9 (1.01%) Advertising
7 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.68%) Games
9 5 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.34%) Back Office
10 3 (0.34%) Retail
11 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.23%) Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Law
11 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 533 (60.02%) Developer
2 269 (30.29%) .NET Developer
3 236 (26.58%) C# Developer
4 168 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 140 (15.77%) Software Engineer
6 120 (13.51%) Software Developer
7 103 (11.60%) Senior Developer
8 95 (10.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 87 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 84 (9.46%) SQL Developer
11 74 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
12 69 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 61 (6.87%) .NET Software Developer
14 59 (6.64%) C# Software Developer
14 59 (6.64%) Web Developer
15 52 (5.86%) Analyst
16 46 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
17 44 (4.95%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
18 43 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
19 40 (4.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 608 (68.47%) .NET
2 318 (35.81%) ASP.NET
3 298 (33.56%) CSS
4 279 (31.42%) HTML
5 198 (22.30%) jQuery
6 169 (19.03%) WCF
7 168 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 158 (17.79%) .NET Framework
9 133 (14.98%) AngularJS
10 132 (14.86%) Web Services
11 117 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 101 (11.37%) XML
13 88 (9.91%) HTML5
14 85 (9.57%) WPF
15 79 (8.90%) MFC
16 74 (8.33%) Ajax
17 72 (8.11%) STL
18 67 (7.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 63 (7.09%) REST
20 60 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 151 (17.00%) Computer Science
2 67 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (4.28%) Mobile App
5 37 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.49%) User Experience
7 27 (3.04%) W3C
8 21 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.80%) Social Media
11 15 (1.69%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.24%) Robotics
14 10 (1.13%) NHS
15 9 (1.01%) Reinsurance
15 9 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.90%) Driving Licence
17 7 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
18 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
19 5 (0.56%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 180 (20.27%) Windows
2 24 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 22 (2.48%) Linux
4 15 (1.69%) Android
5 11 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.45%) Unix
6 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (30.52%) MVC
3 235 (26.46%) Software Engineering
4 230 (25.90%) TDD
5 182 (20.50%) Scrum
6 168 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 145 (16.33%) OO
8 141 (15.88%) SDLC
9 125 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
10 112 (12.61%) Unit Testing
11 110 (12.39%) Web Development
12 106 (11.94%) SOLID
13 102 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
14 91 (10.25%) OOD
15 72 (8.11%) Multithreading
16 52 (5.86%) Front End Development
17 51 (5.74%) BDD
17 51 (5.74%) UML
18 46 (5.18%) Integration Testing
19 45 (5.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 707 (79.62%) C#
2 441 (49.66%) SQL
3 365 (41.10%) JavaScript
4 120 (13.51%) C++
5 110 (12.39%) T-SQL
6 53 (5.97%) C
7 51 (5.74%) VB.NET
8 46 (5.18%) VB
9 43 (4.84%) Java
10 32 (3.60%) Python
11 31 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.49%) XAML
12 23 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.35%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.13%) PHP
14 10 (1.13%) U-SQL
15 7 (0.79%) VC++
16 6 (0.68%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.56%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 171 (19.26%) Degree
2 84 (9.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 19 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.56%) ISEB
8 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.01%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) DICOM
3 3 (0.34%) HL7
3 3 (0.34%) MISRA
3 3 (0.34%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.23%) COSHH
5 1 (0.11%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (3.38%) Docker
2 27 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.90%) Firmware
5 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.45%) LXC
5 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.34%) KVM
6 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.68%) Puppet
4 5 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 379 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 56 (6.31%) Oracle
3 22 (2.48%) Google
4 20 (2.25%) Tableau
5 18 (2.03%) Xamarin
6 16 (1.80%) Capita
7 8 (0.90%) Nintex
7 8 (0.90%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.56%) Assembla
9 4 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.45%) Civica
9 4 (0.45%) VMware
10 3 (0.34%) Cognos
10 3 (0.34%) Green Hills
10 3 (0.34%) IBM
11 2 (0.23%) Adobe
11 2 (0.23%) Apple
11 2 (0.23%) BMC
11 2 (0.23%) Databricks
11 2 (0.23%) RedGate