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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 164 163 109
Rank change year-on-year -1 -54 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 428 249 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 1.88% 2.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.89% 9.01% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 310 208 421
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.40% +7.78% -5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £55,313 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +6.38%

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 3,932 2,763 3,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.76% 20.86% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,306 2,232 3,032
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +26 153 £52,500 +20.00% 19
Surrey +6 145 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Berkshire +52 86 £50,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire -51 45 £60,000 +46.34% 7
Hampshire -41 34 £46,000 +21.05% 5
Kent -25 32 £42,500 -45.16% 4
East Sussex -25 32 £52,500 +5.00% 5
West Sussex +4 28 £42,750 -5.00% 3
Oxfordshire -22 22 £52,500 -10.64% 4
Sussex - 2 £48,000 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 355 (82.94%) C#
2 237 (55.37%) .NET
3 211 (49.30%) Azure
4 184 (42.99%) SQL
5 176 (41.12%) Agile
6 151 (35.28%) Microsoft
7 144 (33.64%) DevOps
8 140 (32.71%) SDLC
9 137 (32.01%) SQL Server
10 123 (28.74%) Test Automation
11 122 (28.50%) JavaScript
12 105 (24.53%) TDD
13 102 (23.83%) C++
14 96 (22.43%) HTML
15 93 (21.73%) Finance
16 92 (21.50%) Software Testing
17 90 (21.03%) ASP.NET
18 89 (20.79%) Software Engineering
18 89 (20.79%) Degree
19 84 (19.63%) .NET Framework
20 81 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
21 80 (18.69%) CSS
22 75 (17.52%) MVC
23 73 (17.06%) Unit Testing
23 73 (17.06%) Social Skills
24 71 (16.59%) Windows
24 71 (16.59%) Selenium
25 69 (16.12%) QA
25 69 (16.12%) Scrum
26 68 (15.89%) Computer Science

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 15 (3.50%) IIS
2 10 (2.34%) CMS
2 10 (2.34%) Umbraco
2 10 (2.34%) WordPress
3 6 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.93%) Confluence
4 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.34%) Revit
3 10 (2.34%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 211 (49.30%) Azure
2 41 (9.58%) Power Platform
3 36 (8.41%) GitHub
4 34 (7.94%) PaaS
5 28 (6.54%) Serverless
6 24 (5.61%) SaaS
7 22 (5.14%) AWS
8 11 (2.57%) GCP
9 9 (2.10%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (1.64%) IaaS
11 5 (1.17%) Power Automate
11 5 (1.17%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.70%) Azure Functions
13 3 (0.70%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.47%) Azure Service Fabric
14 2 (0.47%) Azure Storage
14 2 (0.47%) Datadog
15 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.93%) DNS
1 4 (0.93%) Firewall
1 4 (0.93%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Broadband
3 2 (0.47%) PBX
3 2 (0.47%) PSTN
3 2 (0.47%) SMTP
3 2 (0.47%) TETRA
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) Modbus
4 1 (0.23%) MQTT
4 1 (0.23%) RS-232
4 1 (0.23%) RS-485
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (32.01%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.58%) Power BI
3 30 (7.01%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (6.54%) Relational Database
6 27 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (6.07%) NoSQL
8 21 (4.91%) Redis
8 21 (4.91%) SSDT
9 17 (3.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 17 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.34%) GIS
11 8 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.70%) Tableau
13 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.47%) Looker
13 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 71 (16.59%) Selenium
2 65 (15.19%) SpecFlow
3 51 (11.92%) Git (software)
4 49 (11.45%) NUnit
5 35 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (6.31%) WebDriver
7 20 (4.67%) JIRA
8 15 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (3.04%) Jenkins
11 11 (2.57%) MSTest
11 11 (2.57%) Xcode
12 10 (2.34%) CMake
12 10 (2.34%) GCC
12 10 (2.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (1.64%) HP UFT
13 7 (1.64%) TestComplete
14 5 (1.17%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.17%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.17%) TestPartner
General
1 93 (21.73%) Finance
2 73 (17.06%) Social Skills
3 39 (9.11%) Electronics
4 31 (7.24%) Manufacturing
5 24 (5.61%) Marketing
6 22 (5.14%) Publishing
7 11 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.34%) Advertising
8 10 (2.34%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.87%) Local Government
10 6 (1.40%) Games
11 5 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.47%) Back Office
13 2 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.47%) Retail
14 1 (0.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.23%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 191 (44.63%) Developer
2 83 (19.39%) Software Engineer
3 67 (15.65%) .NET Developer
4 64 (14.95%) Senior Developer
4 64 (14.95%) Software Developer
5 56 (13.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 54 (12.62%) C# Developer
7 37 (8.64%) Automation Engineer
7 37 (8.64%) QA Automation Engineer
7 37 (8.64%) QA Engineer
8 30 (7.01%) Senior C# Developer
9 26 (6.07%) Automation Test Lead
9 26 (6.07%) Azure Developer
10 25 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.84%) Senior Software Developer
11 24 (5.61%) Automation Tester
11 24 (5.61%) Test Leader
11 24 (5.61%) Tester
12 21 (4.91%) DevOps Developer
12 21 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (55.37%) .NET
2 96 (22.43%) HTML
3 90 (21.03%) ASP.NET
4 84 (19.63%) .NET Framework
5 80 (18.69%) CSS
6 65 (15.19%) JSON
7 62 (14.49%) COM
8 56 (13.08%) HTML5
8 56 (13.08%) React
9 51 (11.92%) Entity Framework
10 49 (11.45%) MFC
11 48 (11.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 48 (11.21%) STL
12 47 (10.98%) .NET Core
12 47 (10.98%) jQuery
13 46 (10.75%) AngularJS
14 36 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (8.41%) CSS3
15 35 (8.18%) XML
16 30 (7.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.68%) Virtual Team
2 28 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (6.07%) User Experience
4 22 (5.14%) Cloud Native
5 19 (4.44%) Algorithms
6 18 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.80%) Legacy Systems
8 11 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (2.57%) Verilog
8 11 (2.57%) VHDL
9 10 (2.34%) 3D Graphics
9 10 (2.34%) Animation
9 10 (2.34%) Lidar
10 7 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.47%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.59%) Windows
2 26 (6.07%) Linux
3 25 (5.84%) VMS
4 11 (2.57%) FreeRTOS
5 10 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (41.12%) Agile
2 144 (33.64%) DevOps
3 140 (32.71%) SDLC
4 123 (28.74%) Test Automation
5 105 (24.53%) TDD
6 92 (21.50%) Software Testing
7 89 (20.79%) Software Engineering
8 81 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (17.52%) MVC
10 73 (17.06%) Unit Testing
11 69 (16.12%) Scrum
12 68 (15.89%) Computer Science
13 62 (14.49%) CI/CD
14 59 (13.79%) Full Stack Development
15 54 (12.62%) BDD
16 44 (10.28%) Sprint Planning
17 43 (10.05%) Multithreading
18 42 (9.81%) Data Management
19 40 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (9.35%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 355 (82.94%) C#
2 184 (42.99%) SQL
3 122 (28.50%) JavaScript
4 102 (23.83%) C++
5 67 (15.65%) C
6 45 (10.51%) PowerShell
7 42 (9.81%) T-SQL
8 32 (7.48%) Python
9 26 (6.07%) TypeScript
10 21 (4.91%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.50%) VBA
12 11 (2.57%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.40%) Bash
13 6 (1.40%) Java
14 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.93%) PHP
14 4 (0.93%) VB
15 3 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.70%) Perl
16 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (20.79%) Degree
2 29 (6.78%) ISEB
3 27 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (16.12%) QA
2 16 (3.74%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (2.57%) Firmware
2 9 (2.10%) Docker
3 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.93%) Terraform
3 3 (0.70%) Ansible
3 3 (0.70%) Grafana
3 3 (0.70%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 151 (35.28%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.71%) Oracle
3 24 (5.61%) ANSYS
3 24 (5.61%) Bloomberg
4 17 (3.97%) SAP
5 15 (3.50%) Google
6 10 (2.34%) Rockwell
7 5 (1.17%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.93%) Citrix
9 2 (0.47%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.47%) IFS
9 2 (0.47%) LogicMonitor
9 2 (0.47%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) Apple
10 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.23%) VMware
10 1 (0.23%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.23%) Xamarin