Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 116 111
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1109 980 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.65% 2.79% 2.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.87% 15.85% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 925 1158
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,814 £32,500 £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 6206 6184 7433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.42% 17.58% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5384 5463 6438
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +33 398 £43,000 -4.44% 16
Surrey +38 226 £53,000 +17.78% 3
Hampshire -18 193 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 177 £44,500 -1.11% 4
West Sussex +45 175 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire +24 133 £40,500 -13.37% 7
Oxfordshire +39 88 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Sussex +14 85 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Kent +10 23 £75,000 +100.00% 1
Home Counties - 8 £43,500 -
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 888 (80.07%) C#
2 802 (72.32%) .NET
3 608 (54.82%) SQL
4 551 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
5 534 (48.15%) SQL Server
6 521 (46.98%) ASP.NET
7 508 (45.81%) MVC
8 506 (45.63%) JavaScript
9 488 (44.00%) HTML
10 422 (38.05%) CSS
11 368 (33.18%) jQuery
12 366 (33.00%) Microsoft
13 290 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 286 (25.79%) TDD
15 255 (22.99%) WCF
16 253 (22.81%) .NET Framework
17 242 (21.82%) Software Engineering
18 206 (18.58%) Degree
19 201 (18.12%) T-SQL
20 196 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
21 195 (17.58%) Scrum
22 193 (17.40%) Windows
23 181 (16.32%) VB.NET
24 180 (16.23%) C++
25 177 (15.96%) Git (software)
25 177 (15.96%) HTML5
26 176 (15.87%) AngularJS
27 174 (15.69%) Unit Testing
28 171 (15.42%) XML
29 160 (14.43%) OO

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 87 (7.84%) IIS
2 45 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (3.07%) CMS
4 25 (2.25%) DNN
5 23 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.07%) Umbraco
6 21 (1.89%) Documentum
7 17 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.81%) EPiServer
9 9 (0.81%) K2 blackpearl
10 8 (0.72%) WordPress
11 7 (0.63%) Kentico
12 5 (0.45%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.27%) Drupal
14 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 49 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.090%) Exstream
4 1 (0.090%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 125 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.52%) SaaS
3 23 (2.07%) PaaS
4 22 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.71%) IaaS
6 11 (0.99%) GitHub
7 9 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.36%) Office 365
10 3 (0.27%) Google Play
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) TestFlight
12 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.090%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.25%) HTTP
2 22 (1.98%) Internet
3 19 (1.71%) Intranet
4 17 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.44%) DNS
6 13 (1.17%) Broadband
6 13 (1.17%) Wireless
7 9 (0.81%) RS-232
7 9 (0.81%) RS-422
7 9 (0.81%) RS-485
8 8 (0.72%) SMTP
9 5 (0.45%) AMQP
9 5 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.45%) SSL
10 4 (0.36%) SMS
11 3 (0.27%) CTI
11 3 (0.27%) Extranet
11 3 (0.27%) Network Security
11 3 (0.27%) POP3
12 1 (0.090%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 109 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 91 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 60 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (3.70%) MySQL
7 38 (3.43%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 25 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (1.89%) GIS
12 18 (1.62%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (1.26%) Power BI
15 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.90%) Big Data
16 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
17 9 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
18 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 196 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 177 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 63 (5.68%) Selenium
4 59 (5.32%) JIRA
5 56 (5.05%) NUnit
6 31 (2.80%) Subversion
7 28 (2.52%) WebDriver
8 24 (2.16%) WiX
9 23 (2.07%) StyleCop
10 22 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (1.89%) T4 Templates
12 20 (1.80%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 19 (1.71%) JSUnit
13 19 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 18 (1.62%) ReSharper
15 17 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
16 16 (1.44%) MSTest
17 15 (1.35%) SpecFlow
18 14 (1.26%) Eclipse
General
1 150 (13.53%) Finance
2 49 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 34 (3.07%) Retail
4 29 (2.61%) Games
4 29 (2.61%) Marketing
5 24 (2.16%) Legal
6 21 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.81%) Automotive
8 7 (0.63%) Back Office
8 7 (0.63%) Banking
8 7 (0.63%) Publishing
9 5 (0.45%) Advertising
9 5 (0.45%) Law
10 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.090%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 768 (69.25%) Developer
2 491 (44.27%) .NET Developer
3 303 (27.32%) C# Developer
4 250 (22.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 181 (16.32%) Software Developer
6 143 (12.89%) Software Engineer
7 142 (12.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 141 (12.71%) Senior Developer
9 103 (9.29%) SQL Developer
10 98 (8.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 97 (8.75%) .NET Software Developer
12 85 (7.66%) C++ Software Engineer
12 85 (7.66%) Senior .NET Developer
13 84 (7.57%) C# Software Developer
14 80 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 71 (6.40%) Web Developer
16 53 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
17 51 (4.60%) Analyst
18 45 (4.06%) .NET Web Developer
19 44 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 802 (72.32%) .NET
2 521 (46.98%) ASP.NET
3 488 (44.00%) HTML
4 422 (38.05%) CSS
5 368 (33.18%) jQuery
6 290 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 255 (22.99%) WCF
8 253 (22.81%) .NET Framework
9 177 (15.96%) HTML5
10 176 (15.87%) AngularJS
11 171 (15.42%) XML
12 145 (13.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 143 (12.89%) Web Services
14 127 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 122 (11.00%) WPF
16 121 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 116 (10.46%) Entity Framework
18 114 (10.28%) Ajax
19 105 (9.47%) CSS3
20 92 (8.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 150 (13.53%) Computer Science
2 113 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 31 (2.80%) Clustering
6 29 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.43%) N-Tier
8 21 (1.89%) User Experience
9 19 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 19 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.17%) CUDA
12 12 (1.08%) Xbox
13 11 (0.99%) PlayStation
13 11 (0.99%) W3C
14 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.72%) Graphic Design
14 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.54%) Social Media
16 5 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 193 (17.40%) Windows
2 37 (3.34%) Android
3 35 (3.16%) Linux
4 25 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.44%) Unix
7 9 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (45.81%) MVC
3 286 (25.79%) TDD
4 242 (21.82%) Software Engineering
5 195 (17.58%) Scrum
6 174 (15.69%) Unit Testing
7 160 (14.43%) OO
8 144 (12.98%) Test Automation
9 135 (12.17%) SOLID
9 135 (12.17%) Web Development
10 134 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
11 131 (11.81%) SDLC
12 121 (10.91%) OOD
13 67 (6.04%) Multithreading
14 53 (4.78%) Mathematics
15 50 (4.51%) Mobile Development
16 48 (4.33%) OOP
16 48 (4.33%) Test Scripting
17 45 (4.06%) Customer Requirements
18 44 (3.97%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 888 (80.07%) C#
2 608 (54.82%) SQL
3 506 (45.63%) JavaScript
4 201 (18.12%) T-SQL
5 181 (16.32%) VB.NET
6 180 (16.23%) C++
7 68 (6.13%) Java
8 58 (5.23%) C
9 50 (4.51%) Python
10 42 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 37 (3.34%) VB
12 35 (3.16%) PHP
13 27 (2.43%) Perl
14 21 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.62%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.53%) Embedded C
16 17 (1.53%) R
17 16 (1.44%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.44%) X++
18 12 (1.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 206 (18.58%) Degree
2 48 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.16%) PhD
5 19 (1.71%) ISEB
5 19 (1.71%) MCSD
6 16 (1.44%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) HND
12 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (10.28%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) WCAG
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 4 (0.36%) PMO
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.090%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.090%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 23 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.71%) Firmware
2 19 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 19 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.08%) Docker
4 1 (0.090%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 20 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (1.80%) Puppet
2 19 (1.71%) SCCM
3 14 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.27%) SQL Sentry
5 2 (0.18%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.090%) Ansible
6 1 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.090%) Terraform
Vendors
1 366 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.04%) Telerik
3 33 (2.98%) Oracle
4 21 (1.89%) EMC
4 21 (1.89%) HP
5 19 (1.71%) Google
5 19 (1.71%) VMware
5 19 (1.71%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 10 (0.90%) RedGate
8 9 (0.81%) TOWER Software
9 8 (0.72%) Dell
10 7 (0.63%) Cognos
10 7 (0.63%) Tableau
11 4 (0.36%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.27%) Adobe
12 3 (0.27%) Apple
12 3 (0.27%) Siemens
13 2 (0.18%) IBM
13 2 (0.18%) Sony