Visual Studio Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 285 365 258
Rank change year-on-year +80 -107 -32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 654 495 1,004
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.94% 0.79% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.71% 5.92% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 562 361 716
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,875
25th Percentile £36,313 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +11.58%

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,735 8,363 12,549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.71% 13.35% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,649 4,706 7,647
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,548 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +9.65%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the UK excluding London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the UK excluding London

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the UK excluding London

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +28 171 £54,000 -5.26% 33
South West +75 164 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Midlands +27 100 £45,000 -5.26% 21
North of England +49 84 £47,500 -5.00% 21
East of England +53 71 £35,500 -29.00% 8
North West +26 65 £45,000 -10.00% 15
West Midlands +26 58 £45,931 -3.30% 15
Scotland -50 46 £61,500 +36.67% 9
East Midlands +4 42 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Wales +7 14 £58,750 +30.56% 1
Yorkshire +80 12 £50,000 - 4
North East -5 7 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Northern Ireland +30 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 103 (15.75%) Confluence
2 19 (2.91%) IIS
3 17 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.53%) CMS
5 7 (1.07%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.46%) Apache
6 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.31%) Liferay
7 2 (0.31%) Magnolia
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 35 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.15%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.53%) Shopify
4 5 (0.76%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.31%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 202 (30.89%) Azure
2 104 (15.90%) Azure DevOps
3 48 (7.34%) Power Platform
4 40 (6.12%) GitHub
5 37 (5.66%) AWS
6 22 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (2.14%) SaaS
8 10 (1.53%) PaaS
9 8 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (1.07%) Figma
10 7 (1.07%) Pulumi
11 6 (0.92%) Azure Functions
11 6 (0.92%) Serverless
12 5 (0.76%) WhatsApp
13 4 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 4 (0.61%) npm
13 4 (0.61%) TestFlight
14 2 (0.31%) Azure Service Bus
14 2 (0.31%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.14%) Modbus
3 10 (1.53%) Network Security
4 9 (1.38%) CTI
5 7 (1.07%) Firewall
6 6 (0.92%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.76%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.76%) RS-232
8 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.46%) Internet
9 3 (0.46%) NAS
9 3 (0.46%) RS-485
9 3 (0.46%) SAN
9 3 (0.46%) WAN
10 2 (0.31%) 5G
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.31%) DHCP
10 2 (0.31%) Multicast
10 2 (0.31%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (5.35%) Power BI
3 35 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (4.89%) MS Access
5 23 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.14%) MySQL
9 13 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.53%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.07%) SQLite
13 6 (0.92%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.61%) Big Data
14 4 (0.61%) Redis
15 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 213 (32.57%) Git
2 130 (19.88%) JIRA
3 102 (15.60%) Bitbucket
4 74 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (9.33%) Sourcetree
6 44 (6.73%) Visual Studio Code
7 43 (6.57%) NUnit
8 31 (4.74%) Selenium
9 23 (3.52%) GitLab
10 22 (3.36%) Subversion
11 21 (3.21%) Postman
12 18 (2.75%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.14%) SoapUI
13 14 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (1.99%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.99%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.68%) Cypress.io
16 10 (1.53%) Android Studio
16 10 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (1.38%) MSTest
General
1 119 (18.20%) Social Skills
2 92 (14.07%) Games
3 89 (13.61%) Presentation Skills
4 76 (11.62%) Finance
5 40 (6.12%) Manufacturing
6 34 (5.20%) Marketing
6 34 (5.20%) Retail
7 31 (4.74%) Electronics
8 30 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (3.06%) Public Sector
10 19 (2.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 16 (2.45%) Automotive
12 15 (2.29%) Law
13 14 (2.14%) Back Office
13 14 (2.14%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.83%) Publishing
15 11 (1.68%) Legal
15 11 (1.68%) Police
16 10 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
17 8 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 421 (64.37%) Developer
2 151 (23.09%) .NET Developer
3 110 (16.82%) Senior
4 102 (15.60%) C# Developer
5 98 (14.98%) Software Engineer
6 90 (13.76%) Software Developer
7 88 (13.46%) 3D Developer
7 88 (13.46%) Games Developer
7 88 (13.46%) Unity 3D Developer
8 66 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 66 (10.09%) Senior Developer
9 61 (9.33%) Lead
10 55 (8.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 42 (6.42%) Architect
12 37 (5.66%) Applications Developer
12 37 (5.66%) Full-Stack C# Developer
13 34 (5.20%) Senior Software Engineer
14 31 (4.74%) .NET Software Developer
15 30 (4.59%) Lead Developer
15 30 (4.59%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (61.47%) .NET
2 207 (31.65%) HTML
3 158 (24.16%) .NET Framework
4 149 (22.78%) CSS
5 139 (21.25%) ASP.NET
6 88 (13.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 79 (12.08%) Web Services
8 71 (10.86%) XML
9 69 (10.55%) AngularJS
10 68 (10.40%) .NET Core
10 68 (10.40%) jQuery
10 68 (10.40%) JSON
11 60 (9.17%) HTML5
12 58 (8.87%) WPF
13 56 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 50 (7.65%) RESTful
15 47 (7.19%) React
16 44 (6.73%) WinForms
17 43 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (5.81%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.61%) Virtual Reality
2 28 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.21%) Product Ownership
4 17 (2.60%) IoT
4 17 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.29%) Legacy Systems
5 15 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.14%) FMCG
6 14 (2.14%) Robotics
7 13 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.83%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.53%) Distributed Systems
9 10 (1.53%) GNSS
10 9 (1.38%) EPoS
11 8 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.92%) Distributed Applications
12 6 (0.92%) Low-Code
13 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 111 (16.97%) Windows
2 59 (9.02%) Linux
3 22 (3.36%) Android
4 14 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.68%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.46%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.15%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (42.05%) Software Engineering
2 236 (36.09%) Agile
3 214 (32.72%) DevOps
4 139 (21.25%) Scrum
5 126 (19.27%) Design Patterns
6 120 (18.35%) MVC
7 112 (17.13%) UML
8 94 (14.37%) Use Case
9 81 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (11.16%) Web Development
11 71 (10.86%) Unit Testing
12 70 (10.70%) Test Automation
13 69 (10.55%) Full Stack Development
14 56 (8.56%) Software Testing
15 53 (8.10%) Multithreading
16 52 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (7.65%) CI/CD
18 45 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (6.88%) Computer Science
19 42 (6.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 508 (77.68%) C#
2 290 (44.34%) SQL
3 208 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 107 (16.36%) C++
5 81 (12.39%) C
6 70 (10.70%) Java
7 63 (9.63%) T-SQL
8 49 (7.49%) Python
9 46 (7.03%) VB.NET
10 39 (5.96%) VB
11 35 (5.35%) TypeScript
12 23 (3.52%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.91%) Bash
14 15 (2.29%) Perl
15 14 (2.14%) Assembly Language
15 14 (2.14%) Fortran
16 13 (1.99%) Delphi
16 13 (1.99%) PHP
17 11 (1.68%) VBA
18 10 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 201 (30.73%) Degree
2 134 (20.49%) Security Cleared
3 109 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 91 (13.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.14%) HNC
7 5 (0.76%) ISEB
7 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.46%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) HND
9 2 (0.31%) MCDST
9 2 (0.31%) MCITP
9 2 (0.31%) MCSA
9 2 (0.31%) MCSE
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.31%) QA
2 29 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 18 (2.75%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.53%) PMO
5 8 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.92%) MISRA
7 5 (0.76%) TickIT
8 2 (0.31%) HL7
9 1 (0.15%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (2.45%) Docker
2 13 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.92%) Firmware
5 3 (0.46%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.07%) MIIS
2 7 (1.07%) Terraform
3 5 (0.76%) Ansible
4 2 (0.31%) Functional Safety
4 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.31%) vRealize
5 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 328 (50.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.91%) SAP
3 16 (2.45%) Xamarin
4 14 (2.14%) Oracle
5 13 (1.99%) Atlassian
5 13 (1.99%) VMware
6 8 (1.22%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.22%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.07%) SYSPRO
8 6 (0.92%) Facebook
8 6 (0.92%) OutSystems
9 5 (0.76%) Renesas
10 4 (0.61%) Adobe
10 4 (0.61%) Databricks
11 3 (0.46%) Google
11 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.46%) Veeam
12 2 (0.31%) Jitterbit
12 2 (0.31%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.31%) ServiceNow