Period
to 20 October 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 107 111
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 992 1016 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 2.87% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.87% 16.35% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 936 955 1140
South East median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,375 £31,700 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 5882 6214 7287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 17.57% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5124 5507 6301
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +31 366 £43,000 -4.44% 22
Surrey +26 198 £53,000 +11.58% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 164 £43,500 -2.25% 10
West Sussex +35 163 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Hampshire -29 161 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Berkshire +38 123 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Oxfordshire +31 79 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Sussex +9 75 £40,000 - 2
Kent +8 20 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 791 (79.74%) C#
2 727 (73.29%) .NET
3 523 (52.72%) SQL
4 494 (49.80%) ASP.NET
5 483 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
6 471 (47.48%) MVC
7 469 (47.28%) SQL Server
8 457 (46.07%) JavaScript
9 441 (44.46%) HTML
10 382 (38.51%) CSS
11 352 (35.48%) Microsoft
12 347 (34.98%) jQuery
13 282 (28.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 240 (24.19%) TDD
15 239 (24.09%) .NET Framework
16 222 (22.38%) WCF
17 217 (21.88%) Software Engineering
18 190 (19.15%) Degree
19 184 (18.55%) Scrum
20 181 (18.25%) T-SQL
21 173 (17.44%) Team Foundation Server
22 165 (16.63%) Git (software)
23 162 (16.33%) VB.NET
23 162 (16.33%) Windows
24 161 (16.23%) HTML5
25 157 (15.83%) Unit Testing
25 157 (15.83%) AngularJS
26 153 (15.42%) C++
27 145 (14.62%) OO
28 142 (14.31%) XML

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 71 (7.16%) IIS
2 44 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (3.43%) CMS
4 25 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.42%) Umbraco
6 21 (2.12%) DNN
6 21 (2.12%) Documentum
7 18 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
9 9 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.81%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.81%) WordPress
11 7 (0.71%) Kentico
12 6 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.30%) Drupal
15 2 (0.20%) Apache
16 1 (0.10%) FileNet
16 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.10%) Exstream
4 1 (0.10%) iTrent
4 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.10%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 112 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.62%) SaaS
3 24 (2.42%) PaaS
4 21 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (2.02%) IaaS
6 13 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.50%) GitHub
7 5 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.40%) Office 365
9 2 (0.20%) Google Play
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Serverless
10 1 (0.10%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.42%) HTTP
2 19 (1.92%) DNS
3 18 (1.81%) Internet
4 15 (1.51%) Intranet
4 15 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.91%) Broadband
5 9 (0.91%) RS-232
5 9 (0.91%) RS-422
5 9 (0.91%) RS-485
5 9 (0.91%) Wireless
6 5 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.50%) SMTP
7 3 (0.30%) Extranet
7 3 (0.30%) POP3
7 3 (0.30%) SMS
8 2 (0.20%) AMQP
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
9 1 (0.10%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.10%) DSL
9 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (47.28%) SQL Server
2 103 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 49 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (4.33%) MySQL
7 21 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (2.12%) GIS
8 16 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.51%) Power BI
9 15 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.11%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.11%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.81%) Big Data
12 8 (0.81%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 173 (17.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 165 (16.63%) Git (software)
3 59 (5.95%) JIRA
4 49 (4.94%) NUnit
5 44 (4.44%) Selenium
6 34 (3.43%) Subversion
7 28 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 26 (2.62%) JSUnit
9 22 (2.22%) T4 Templates
9 22 (2.22%) WiX
10 21 (2.12%) StyleCop
11 18 (1.81%) ReSharper
12 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 17 (1.71%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (1.41%) Eclipse
14 14 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.21%) HP UFT
15 12 (1.21%) MSTest
16 11 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (13.81%) Finance
2 44 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.33%) Marketing
4 30 (3.02%) Games
5 24 (2.42%) Legal
6 22 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.71%) Retail
8 9 (0.91%) Automotive
9 7 (0.71%) Publishing
10 6 (0.60%) Advertising
10 6 (0.60%) Banking
11 5 (0.50%) Back Office
11 5 (0.50%) Law
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 714 (71.98%) Developer
2 454 (45.77%) .NET Developer
3 277 (27.92%) C# Developer
4 228 (22.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 163 (16.43%) Software Developer
6 127 (12.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 116 (11.69%) Senior Developer
8 111 (11.19%) Software Engineer
9 84 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
10 82 (8.27%) SQL Developer
11 79 (7.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 67 (6.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 66 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 66 (6.65%) C# Software Developer
13 66 (6.65%) Web Developer
14 62 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
15 43 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
16 41 (4.13%) .NET Web Developer
16 41 (4.13%) Analyst
17 39 (3.93%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 727 (73.29%) .NET
2 494 (49.80%) ASP.NET
3 441 (44.46%) HTML
4 382 (38.51%) CSS
5 347 (34.98%) jQuery
6 282 (28.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 239 (24.09%) .NET Framework
8 222 (22.38%) WCF
9 161 (16.23%) HTML5
10 157 (15.83%) AngularJS
11 142 (14.31%) XML
12 141 (14.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 133 (13.41%) Web Services
14 116 (11.69%) Entity Framework
15 113 (11.39%) WPF
16 110 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 96 (9.68%) Ajax
18 94 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web API
19 89 (8.97%) CSS3
20 84 (8.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 102 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.43%) Clustering
5 30 (3.02%) Algorithms
6 20 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 20 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 18 (1.81%) User Experience
8 16 (1.61%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.21%) Xbox
10 11 (1.11%) PlayStation
10 11 (1.11%) W3C
11 10 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.81%) Graphic Design
12 8 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.81%) Social Media
13 7 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.60%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 162 (16.33%) Windows
2 37 (3.73%) Android
3 35 (3.53%) Linux
4 27 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.11%) Unix
7 7 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (48.69%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (47.48%) MVC
3 240 (24.19%) TDD
4 217 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 184 (18.55%) Scrum
6 157 (15.83%) Unit Testing
7 145 (14.62%) OO
8 126 (12.70%) Web Development
9 120 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (11.69%) SOLID
11 111 (11.19%) SDLC
12 109 (10.99%) Test Automation
13 92 (9.27%) OOD
14 52 (5.24%) OOP
15 49 (4.94%) Mobile Development
16 47 (4.74%) Multithreading
17 42 (4.23%) Mathematics
18 40 (4.03%) ETL
18 40 (4.03%) Mentoring
19 39 (3.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 791 (79.74%) C#
2 523 (52.72%) SQL
3 457 (46.07%) JavaScript
4 181 (18.25%) T-SQL
5 162 (16.33%) VB.NET
6 153 (15.42%) C++
7 67 (6.75%) C
8 66 (6.65%) Java
9 44 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 44 (4.44%) Python
10 38 (3.83%) PHP
11 28 (2.82%) Perl
12 27 (2.72%) VB
13 22 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.71%) Embedded C
14 17 (1.71%) R
15 16 (1.61%) X++
16 15 (1.51%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.41%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 190 (19.15%) Degree
2 35 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.42%) ISEB
5 20 (2.02%) MCSD
6 18 (1.81%) PhD
6 18 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.50%) HND
10 5 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.46%) QA
2 8 (0.81%) WCAG
3 7 (0.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.40%) PMO
5 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 20 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.71%) Firmware
4 9 (0.91%) Docker
5 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (2.12%) Puppet
2 20 (2.02%) SCCM
3 9 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.10%) Terraform
5 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 352 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.24%) Telerik
3 29 (2.92%) Oracle
4 24 (2.42%) HP
5 21 (2.12%) EMC
6 20 (2.02%) VMware
7 16 (1.61%) Google
8 14 (1.41%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.01%) RedGate
11 9 (0.91%) TOWER Software
12 8 (0.81%) Dell
12 8 (0.81%) Tableau
13 5 (0.50%) Cognos
14 3 (0.30%) Adobe
14 3 (0.30%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.30%) Siemens
14 3 (0.30%) Sony
15 2 (0.20%) Apple
15 2 (0.20%) IBM