Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 107 89
Rank change year-on-year -80 -18 +43
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 127 321 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 1.31% 2.87% 3.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.47% 15.07% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 111 290 363
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,450
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% +15.29% -5.03%

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 1,963 2,130 2,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 20.31% 19.05% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 1,873 2,084
Thames Valley median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 -53 74 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Buckinghamshire -48 36 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Oxfordshire -12 17 £52,500 +7.69% 5
Visual Studio
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 105 (82.68%) C#
2 81 (63.78%) .NET
3 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
4 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (46.46%) SQL
6 48 (37.80%) ASP.NET
6 48 (37.80%) TDD
7 46 (36.22%) JavaScript
8 43 (33.86%) MVC
9 41 (32.28%) Software Engineering
9 41 (32.28%) HTML
10 39 (30.71%) CSS
10 39 (30.71%) Azure
10 39 (30.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (28.35%) Git (software)
12 34 (26.77%) jQuery
13 33 (25.98%) DevOps
14 32 (25.20%) Scrum
15 30 (23.62%) C++
16 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
17 26 (20.47%) JIRA
17 26 (20.47%) AngularJS
18 25 (19.69%) SDLC
19 23 (18.11%) .NET Framework
19 23 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (17.32%) C
21 20 (15.75%) Windows
21 20 (15.75%) Degree
22 19 (14.96%) Computer Science Degree
23 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration 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 7 (5.51%) Apache
1 7 (5.51%) Apache Spark
1 7 (5.51%) Confluence
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) CMS
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.79%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.79%) InVision
3 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.71%) Azure
2 12 (9.45%) Power Platform
3 10 (7.87%) PaaS
4 9 (7.09%) IaaS
5 8 (6.30%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (5.51%) Data Lake Analytics
6 7 (5.51%) GitHub
7 4 (3.15%) AWS
8 3 (2.36%) SaaS
8 3 (2.36%) Serverless
9 2 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.57%) Office 365
10 1 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.79%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.79%) Datadog
10 1 (0.79%) GCP
10 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) CTI
1 1 (0.79%) DAB
1 1 (0.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (9.45%) Data Lake
4 12 (9.45%) Power BI
5 5 (3.94%) HDInsight
6 4 (3.15%) MySQL
7 2 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (28.35%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.47%) JIRA
3 23 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (12.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (5.51%) NUnit
5 7 (5.51%) StyleCop
6 6 (4.72%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.94%) ReSharper
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (2.36%) Selenium
10 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.79%) CMake
11 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.79%) Subversion
11 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (5.51%) Automotive
2 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (57.48%) Developer
2 38 (29.92%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.05%) Software Engineer
4 27 (21.26%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (14.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (14.17%) Software Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (5.51%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.72%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.94%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Consultant
11 5 (3.94%) Graduate
11 5 (3.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (63.78%) .NET
2 48 (37.80%) ASP.NET
3 41 (32.28%) HTML
4 39 (30.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (30.71%) CSS
5 34 (26.77%) jQuery
6 26 (20.47%) AngularJS
7 23 (18.11%) .NET Framework
8 17 (13.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 16 (12.60%) HTML5
10 15 (11.81%) WCF
10 15 (11.81%) Web Services
11 14 (11.02%) COM
11 14 (11.02%) JSON
11 14 (11.02%) MFC
11 14 (11.02%) STL
12 11 (8.66%) XML
13 10 (7.87%) .NET Core
14 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Algorithms
1 11 (8.66%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.72%) User Experience
3 5 (3.94%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) CUDA
5 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.57%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Android
3 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (37.80%) TDD
3 43 (33.86%) MVC
4 41 (32.28%) Software Engineering
5 33 (25.98%) DevOps
6 32 (25.20%) Scrum
7 25 (19.69%) SDLC
8 15 (11.81%) Multithreading
8 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
9 13 (10.24%) Analytics
9 13 (10.24%) BDD
9 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.24%) Data Management
10 12 (9.45%) Data-Driven Testing
10 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.45%) SOLID
11 11 (8.66%) DNA
11 11 (8.66%) Mathematics
12 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 105 (82.68%) C#
2 59 (46.46%) SQL
3 46 (36.22%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.62%) C++
5 22 (17.32%) C
6 15 (11.81%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.45%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.66%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.51%) Python
9 7 (5.51%) VBScript
10 5 (3.94%) Java
11 3 (2.36%) VB
12 2 (1.57%) COBOL
12 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) Scala
13 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (15.75%) Degree
2 19 (14.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.30%) MCITP
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.72%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) ISO 13485
2 6 (4.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) MIIS
2 2 (1.57%) Ansible
2 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 63 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.57%) Google
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle
3 2 (1.57%) Sage
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe
4 1 (0.79%) New Relic
4 1 (0.79%) Xamarin