Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 164 124
Rank change year-on-year -32 -40 -26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 317 133 668
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 1.66% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.77% 8.07% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 255 103 553
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,900 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 4,082 1,649 5,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.73% 20.55% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 1,436 4,338
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +2.80% +7.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -41 99 £48,500 -11.82% 26
Surrey -13 66 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Hampshire -71 64 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Buckinghamshire -26 52 £41,000 -25.45% 21
East Sussex -23 51 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Berkshire -48 40 £50,000 -16.67% 3
West Sussex -26 23 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Oxfordshire -24 8 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Kent -34 7 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 239 (75.39%) C#
2 184 (58.04%) .NET
3 175 (55.21%) SQL Server
4 163 (51.42%) SQL
5 153 (48.26%) Azure
6 133 (41.96%) JavaScript
6 133 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (40.69%) Microsoft
8 91 (28.71%) ASP.NET
9 85 (26.81%) .NET Framework
10 82 (25.87%) T-SQL
11 81 (25.55%) CSS
12 79 (24.92%) TDD
13 77 (24.29%) SDLC
14 76 (23.97%) DevOps
14 76 (23.97%) HTML
15 73 (23.03%) MVC
16 69 (21.77%) AngularJS
17 62 (19.56%) Social Skills
17 62 (19.56%) Full Stack Development
18 61 (19.24%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (19.24%) PowerShell
19 57 (17.98%) React
20 56 (17.67%) Git (software)
21 55 (17.35%) jQuery
22 52 (16.40%) Entity Framework
23 51 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
24 50 (15.77%) Windows
25 49 (15.46%) Scrum
25 49 (15.46%) NUnit

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 24 (7.57%) IIS
2 19 (5.99%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.05%) CMS
4 15 (4.73%) Umbraco
5 13 (4.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (3.79%) Confluence
6 12 (3.79%) WordPress
7 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.63%) Kentico
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (8.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (3.47%) Sage 200
3 7 (2.21%) NetSuite
4 6 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 153 (48.26%) Azure
2 45 (14.20%) Power Platform
3 22 (6.94%) PaaS
4 21 (6.62%) SaaS
5 19 (5.99%) AWS
6 16 (5.05%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (4.73%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (4.42%) IaaS
9 11 (3.47%) Mimecast
9 11 (3.47%) OneDrive
10 10 (3.15%) Serverless
11 7 (2.21%) Azure Logic Apps
12 6 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.89%) Azure Service Bus
12 6 (1.89%) PowerApps
13 5 (1.58%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.58%) Power Automate
14 4 (1.26%) Azure Service Fabric
14 4 (1.26%) Azure Storage
14 4 (1.26%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.10%) DNS
1 13 (4.10%) Firewall
1 13 (4.10%) TCP/IP
1 13 (4.10%) VoIP
1 13 (4.10%) VPN
2 11 (3.47%) DHCP
2 11 (3.47%) IPsec
2 11 (3.47%) SSL
2 11 (3.47%) VLAN
3 4 (1.26%) Internet
4 2 (0.63%) WAN
4 2 (0.63%) WEP
4 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.32%) 4G
5 1 (0.32%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) LTE
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (55.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.20%) Power BI
3 25 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.10%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.26%) MySQL
12 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2019
13 3 (0.95%) Big Data
14 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.63%) Tableau
15 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.32%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 56 (17.67%) Git (software)
2 49 (15.46%) NUnit
3 48 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (12.93%) Visual Studio Code
5 32 (10.09%) JIRA
6 22 (6.94%) SpecFlow
7 21 (6.62%) Selenium
8 19 (5.99%) WebDriver
9 12 (3.79%) TeamCity
9 12 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (3.47%) MSTest
10 11 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.58%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.58%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.26%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.95%) Fiddler
14 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.95%) Subversion
14 3 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 62 (19.56%) Social Skills
2 28 (8.83%) Finance
3 22 (6.94%) Advertising
4 21 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.79%) Organisational Skills
6 11 (3.47%) Law
6 11 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.52%) Legal
7 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.89%) Automotive
9 4 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (0.95%) Marketing
10 3 (0.95%) Retail
10 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 205 (64.67%) Developer
2 84 (26.50%) .NET Developer
3 55 (17.35%) C# Developer
4 44 (13.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (11.99%) Software Developer
6 35 (11.04%) Software Engineer
7 33 (10.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (6.31%) Senior Developer
9 19 (5.99%) Test Leader
10 17 (5.36%) Automation Test Lead
10 17 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.05%) Junior
11 16 (5.05%) Junior Developer
12 15 (4.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (4.73%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.42%) Microsoft Developer
14 13 (4.10%) Lead Developer
15 12 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (58.04%) .NET
2 91 (28.71%) ASP.NET
3 85 (26.81%) .NET Framework
4 81 (25.55%) CSS
5 76 (23.97%) HTML
6 69 (21.77%) AngularJS
7 57 (17.98%) React
8 55 (17.35%) jQuery
9 52 (16.40%) Entity Framework
10 51 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (12.93%) Web Services
12 36 (11.36%) .NET Core
13 33 (10.41%) XML
14 32 (10.09%) WCF
15 28 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (6.94%) REST
16 22 (6.94%) RESTful
17 18 (5.68%) HTML5
17 18 (5.68%) LINQ
18 16 (5.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
1 21 (6.62%) User Experience
2 18 (5.68%) Virtual Team
3 17 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.89%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.58%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (1.58%) LIMS
6 3 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.95%) Legacy Applications
6 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.63%) Tandem
8 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.77%) Windows
2 23 (7.26%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.68%) Android
3 18 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.10%) Windows 10
4 13 (4.10%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.26%) VMS
7 3 (0.95%) Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.92%) TDD
3 77 (24.29%) SDLC
4 76 (23.97%) DevOps
5 73 (23.03%) MVC
6 62 (19.56%) Full Stack Development
7 61 (19.24%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (15.46%) Scrum
8 49 (15.46%) Software Engineering
9 44 (13.88%) OO
10 41 (12.93%) Test Automation
11 38 (11.99%) Mentoring
12 32 (10.09%) Project Management
13 31 (9.78%) Software Testing
14 28 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (8.83%) Unit Testing
15 23 (7.26%) BDD
16 22 (6.94%) Microservices
17 21 (6.62%) SOLID
18 20 (6.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 239 (75.39%) C#
2 163 (51.42%) SQL
3 133 (41.96%) JavaScript
4 82 (25.87%) T-SQL
5 61 (19.24%) PowerShell
6 18 (5.68%) C++
7 14 (4.42%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.10%) C
9 10 (3.15%) PHP
9 10 (3.15%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.84%) Python
11 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.95%) Perl
11 3 (0.95%) XAML
12 2 (0.63%) Java
12 2 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.63%) VB6
12 2 (0.63%) VBA
12 2 (0.63%) X++
13 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (10.41%) Degree
2 24 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.62%) ISEB
4 8 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) HNC
7 2 (0.63%) HND
7 2 (0.63%) MCSA
7 2 (0.63%) MCSE
7 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.52%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.95%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (4.73%) Docker
2 14 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.47%) vSphere
5 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.63%) Firmware
5 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) LXC
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.58%) Terraform
4 3 (0.95%) Ansible
4 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.95%) Puppet
4 3 (0.95%) SCCM
5 2 (0.63%) Rancher
6 1 (0.32%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 129 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.73%) Oracle
3 14 (4.42%) Sitecore
4 13 (4.10%) Palo Alto
5 12 (3.79%) VMware
6 11 (3.47%) Sage
6 11 (3.47%) Sophos
7 8 (2.52%) Xamarin
8 7 (2.21%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.89%) Google
10 4 (1.26%) Apple
11 3 (0.95%) Intapp
12 2 (0.63%) ANSYS
12 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.63%) Dell
12 2 (0.63%) SAP
12 2 (0.63%) Syncfusion
12 2 (0.63%) Telerik
12 2 (0.63%) WooCommerce
13 1 (0.32%) Atlassian