Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 171 123
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 83 161 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.36% 1.64% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.76% 8.07% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 75 168 300
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £71,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,227 1,995 2,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 20.09% 20.26% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,034 1,684 2,133
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the Thames Valley

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the Thames Valley

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the Thames Valley

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
Berkshire 0 34 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Buckinghamshire +7 33 £42,500 -10.53%
Oxfordshire +27 16 £51,250 +20.59% 2
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 75 (90.36%) C#
2 63 (75.90%) .NET
3 56 (67.47%) SQL Server
4 49 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
5 42 (50.60%) CSS
5 42 (50.60%) AngularJS
6 40 (48.19%) SQL
6 40 (48.19%) HTML
7 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
8 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
9 32 (38.55%) TDD
9 32 (38.55%) Azure
10 31 (37.35%) MVC
11 27 (32.53%) Scrum
12 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
13 25 (30.12%) JIRA
14 21 (25.30%) SOLID
15 20 (24.10%) jQuery
16 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
17 18 (21.69%) WCF
17 18 (21.69%) .NET Core
18 17 (20.48%) NUnit
19 16 (19.28%) T-SQL
19 16 (19.28%) Entity Framework
19 16 (19.28%) Docker
19 16 (19.28%) DevOps
20 15 (18.07%) Responsive Web Design
20 15 (18.07%) Web Services
21 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 10 (12.05%) Umbraco
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Synapse
4 2 (2.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Kentico
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe XD
1 1 (1.20%) InVision
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.55%) Azure
2 10 (12.05%) Power Platform
3 7 (8.43%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (8.43%) SaaS
3 7 (8.43%) Serverless
4 3 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.41%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (2.41%) Power Automate
5 2 (2.41%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Office 365
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) FTP
1 7 (8.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (67.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.05%) Power BI
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (9.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (7.23%) Blockchain
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.82%) Data Lake
7 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.41%) OLAP
8 2 (2.41%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.41%) SSDT
9 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) JIRA
2 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
3 17 (20.48%) NUnit
4 13 (15.66%) Visual Studio Code
5 10 (12.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (12.05%) TeamCity
6 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (8.43%) Selenium
7 7 (8.43%) StyleCop
8 6 (7.23%) Grunt
8 6 (7.23%) gulp
9 4 (4.82%) MSTest
10 2 (2.41%) IDA Disassembler
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
11 1 (1.20%) Appium
11 1 (1.20%) PyCharm
11 1 (1.20%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.20%) Sikuli
11 1 (1.20%) UI Automator
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.82%) Automotive
4 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Billing
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 74 (89.16%) Developer
2 35 (42.17%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.30%) C# Developer
4 19 (22.89%) Software Developer
5 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (15.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Azure Developer
9 7 (8.43%) CRM Developer
10 6 (7.23%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Graduate
12 4 (4.82%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Junior
12 4 (4.82%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.90%) .NET
2 42 (50.60%) AngularJS
2 42 (50.60%) CSS
3 40 (48.19%) HTML
4 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
5 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
6 20 (24.10%) jQuery
7 18 (21.69%) .NET Core
7 18 (21.69%) WCF
8 16 (19.28%) Entity Framework
9 15 (18.07%) Web Services
10 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (15.66%) RESTful
11 12 (14.46%) React
11 12 (14.46%) Sass
12 11 (13.25%) NHibernate
12 11 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (12.05%) WPF
13 10 (12.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Augmented Reality
2 6 (7.23%) Life Science
3 5 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Android
3 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Linux
5 2 (2.41%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.55%) TDD
3 31 (37.35%) MVC
4 27 (32.53%) Scrum
5 21 (25.30%) SOLID
6 16 (19.28%) DevOps
7 15 (18.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (15.66%) SDLC
9 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.46%) Microservices
10 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.84%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (10.84%) CRM
12 9 (10.84%) Machine Learning
12 9 (10.84%) Sprint Planning
13 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
14 7 (8.43%) Migration
14 7 (8.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (90.36%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
3 40 (48.19%) SQL
4 16 (19.28%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.64%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.23%) Python
7 4 (4.82%) Java
7 4 (4.82%) VC++
8 3 (3.61%) C++
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) U-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) MCITP
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CSPO
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 6 (7.23%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.41%) Capita
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Databricks
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau