Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 104 106
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 722 891 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.73% 2.94% 2.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.72% 13.50% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 608 836 855
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 5,678 6,602 5,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.49% 21.76% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,729 5,749 5,021
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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
Hampshire +44 178 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Thames Valley -57 151 £45,000 - 11
Surrey -26 134 £55,000 +20.88% 11
East Sussex +28 105 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Berkshire -63 81 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Sussex -27 79 £45,000 +5.88%
Kent +41 66 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 53 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +2 17 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 617 (85.46%) C#
2 556 (77.01%) .NET
3 396 (54.85%) Agile Software Development
4 338 (46.81%) SQL
5 337 (46.68%) Microsoft
6 312 (43.21%) SQL Server
7 308 (42.66%) ASP.NET
8 252 (34.90%) JavaScript
9 208 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 203 (28.12%) MVC
11 196 (27.15%) Git (software)
12 186 (25.76%) .NET Framework
12 186 (25.76%) WCF
13 183 (25.35%) jQuery
14 177 (24.52%) Scrum
15 176 (24.38%) TDD
16 173 (23.96%) CSS
17 160 (22.16%) HTML
18 153 (21.19%) Windows
19 150 (20.78%) Team Foundation Server
20 147 (20.36%) ASP.NET MVC
21 140 (19.39%) Test Automation
22 133 (18.42%) AngularJS
23 119 (16.48%) Software Engineering
24 117 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
25 114 (15.79%) Web Services
26 113 (15.65%) DevOps
27 112 (15.51%) OO
28 107 (14.82%) Degree
29 104 (14.40%) SOLID

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 76 (10.53%) IIS
2 67 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (2.49%) CMS
5 17 (2.35%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.66%) Kentico
7 11 (1.52%) Apache
7 11 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.39%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.28%) SAS
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.14%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) Maya
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.11%) nopCommerce
3 7 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.42%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 208 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.43%) PaaS
4 29 (4.02%) IaaS
5 22 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (2.91%) Power Platform
7 17 (2.35%) SaaS
8 14 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (1.66%) Office 365
10 11 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 10 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (1.39%) Azure Functions
11 10 (1.39%) Serverless
12 3 (0.42%) Tricentis Tosca
13 2 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.28%) NuGet
13 2 (0.28%) Slack
14 1 (0.14%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.60%) Internet
2 20 (2.77%) VoIP
3 13 (1.80%) CTI
4 12 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.39%) Link 16
5 10 (1.39%) Link 22
5 10 (1.39%) Tactical Data Link
6 7 (0.97%) HTTP
6 7 (0.97%) Intranet
7 6 (0.83%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.55%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.55%) DNS
8 4 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.55%) VPN
9 3 (0.42%) IMAP
9 3 (0.42%) SMTP
10 2 (0.28%) Extranet
10 2 (0.28%) Firewall
10 2 (0.28%) WAN
11 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (43.21%) SQL Server
2 83 (11.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (6.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 31 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.32%) Big Data
7 24 (3.32%) Data Lake
7 24 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (2.91%) Power BI
10 20 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (1.80%) SQL Server 2017
12 12 (1.66%) Geospatial Data
13 11 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (1.52%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 196 (27.15%) Git (software)
2 150 (20.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (8.31%) Selenium
4 58 (8.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 53 (7.34%) NUnit
6 52 (7.20%) JIRA
7 50 (6.93%) WebDriver
8 34 (4.71%) MSTest
9 29 (4.02%) SpecFlow
10 28 (3.88%) Bitbucket
11 27 (3.74%) StyleCop
12 26 (3.60%) Moq
12 26 (3.60%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 23 (3.19%) Ranorex
14 17 (2.35%) WiX
15 16 (2.22%) Jenkins
16 15 (2.08%) ReSharper
17 14 (1.94%) Cucumber
17 14 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 10 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 92 (12.74%) Finance
2 31 (4.29%) Marketing
3 19 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 17 (2.35%) Legal
5 12 (1.66%) Back Office
6 11 (1.52%) Games
7 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.39%) Military
8 9 (1.25%) Electronics
9 8 (1.11%) Law
9 8 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.97%) Retail
11 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.42%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 458 (63.43%) Developer
2 254 (35.18%) .NET Developer
3 220 (30.47%) C# Developer
4 161 (22.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 125 (17.31%) Software Developer
6 109 (15.10%) ASP.NET Developer
7 107 (14.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 75 (10.39%) Senior Developer
9 65 (9.00%) Software Engineer
10 60 (8.31%) Junior
10 60 (8.31%) Junior Developer
11 57 (7.89%) Analyst
11 57 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 50 (6.93%) Web Developer
13 49 (6.79%) C# Software Developer
14 39 (5.40%) Test Analyst
15 36 (4.99%) Automation Test Analyst
16 30 (4.16%) Junior .NET Developer
17 29 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
18 28 (3.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (77.01%) .NET
2 308 (42.66%) ASP.NET
3 186 (25.76%) .NET Framework
3 186 (25.76%) WCF
4 183 (25.35%) jQuery
5 173 (23.96%) CSS
6 160 (22.16%) HTML
7 147 (20.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 133 (18.42%) AngularJS
9 114 (15.79%) Web Services
10 99 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 81 (11.22%) Entity Framework
12 75 (10.39%) XML
13 66 (9.14%) .NET Core
14 60 (8.31%) LINQ
15 55 (7.62%) JSON
15 55 (7.62%) React
16 52 (7.20%) HTML5
17 50 (6.93%) WPF
18 49 (6.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.60%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 18 (2.49%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.25%) User Experience
10 7 (0.97%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.55%) NHS
13 3 (0.42%) Marketing Technology
13 3 (0.42%) W3C
14 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.19%) Windows
2 56 (7.76%) Windows Server
3 52 (7.20%) Linux
4 29 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.91%) Windows 10
6 20 (2.77%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.77%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (0.97%) Solaris
9 2 (0.28%) Android
9 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (54.85%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (28.12%) MVC
3 177 (24.52%) Scrum
4 176 (24.38%) TDD
5 140 (19.39%) Test Automation
6 119 (16.48%) Software Engineering
7 117 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
8 113 (15.65%) DevOps
9 112 (15.51%) OO
10 104 (14.40%) SOLID
11 103 (14.27%) Computer Science
12 101 (13.99%) Unit Testing
13 87 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (11.77%) Web Development
15 68 (9.42%) SDLC
16 58 (8.03%) OOD
17 54 (7.48%) Mentoring
18 53 (7.34%) Customer Requirements
19 51 (7.06%) Manual Testing
20 45 (6.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 617 (85.46%) C#
2 338 (46.81%) SQL
3 252 (34.90%) JavaScript
4 86 (11.91%) C++
5 79 (10.94%) PowerShell
6 69 (9.56%) VB.NET
7 60 (8.31%) T-SQL
8 42 (5.82%) C
9 34 (4.71%) Python
10 32 (4.43%) VB
11 28 (3.88%) Java
12 12 (1.66%) VC++
13 10 (1.39%) Lua
14 9 (1.25%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.69%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.69%) VB6
16 3 (0.42%) ANSI C
17 2 (0.28%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (14.82%) Degree
2 57 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.11%) HND
7 7 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (0.97%) CCSP
7 7 (0.97%) CISA
7 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.97%) CISM
7 7 (0.97%) CISSP
7 7 (0.97%) CLAS
7 7 (0.97%) CREST Certified
7 7 (0.97%) IISP
8 6 (0.83%) PhD
9 5 (0.69%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.93%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.97%) GDPR
4 7 (0.97%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (0.97%) ISO 22301
4 7 (0.97%) ISO 31000
4 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (0.97%) NIST
4 7 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.69%) HL7
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.28%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 34 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.46%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.77%) Docker
4 20 (2.77%) LXC
5 13 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.97%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.55%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.94%) Puppet
3 12 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.39%) Terraform
5 7 (0.97%) IBM Guardium
5 7 (0.97%) Nessus
5 7 (0.97%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 6 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.69%) logstash
8 4 (0.55%) Ansible
8 4 (0.55%) SCCM
8 4 (0.55%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 337 (46.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.16%) Cisco
3 25 (3.46%) Google
4 22 (3.05%) VMware
5 17 (2.35%) Oracle
6 15 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.66%) Avaya
7 12 (1.66%) Motorola
8 11 (1.52%) Databricks
8 11 (1.52%) Splunk
9 8 (1.11%) Freescale
10 7 (0.97%) ArcSight
10 7 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (0.97%) Centrify
10 7 (0.97%) IBM
10 7 (0.97%) Imperva
10 7 (0.97%) Okta
10 7 (0.97%) Qualys
10 7 (0.97%) SimCorp
10 7 (0.97%) Trend Micro