Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Visual Studio Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio Code over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 922 712 968
Rank change year-on-year -210 +256 +110
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Code 146 65 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 78 59 54
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,490 £29,390
25th Percentile £54,250 £39,000 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +44.44% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 -
90th Percentile £80,625 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +52.94% -15.00% +11.11%

Visual Studio Code is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 25,455 13,165 24,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.75% 20.75% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15,327 10,970 19,409
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Visual Studio Code
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Visual Studio Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio Code in the UK

Visual Studio Code
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio Code.

Salary trend for Visual Studio Code in the UK

Visual Studio Code
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio Code over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Code in the UK

Visual Studio Code
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio Code within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
England -180 136 £66,250 +47.22% 30
UK excluding London -149 80 £65,000 +52.94% 16
London -190 58 £67,500 +17.39% 16
Midlands -82 27 £47,500 +15.85% 4
East Midlands -34 24 £47,500 - 1
South East -92 22 £65,000 +4.00% 3
North of England -114 22 £75,000 +66.67% 5
Work from Home -204 20 £57,750 +35.88% 11
Yorkshire - 17 £75,000 - 3
East of England - 7 - - 2
North West -83 5 - - 2
West Midlands -79 3 £50,110 +22.22% 3
Scotland - 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing Visual Studio Code 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 with a requirement for Visual Studio Code.

1 65 (44.52%) SQL
2 60 (41.10%) JavaScript
3 57 (39.04%) React
4 56 (38.36%) CSS
5 55 (37.67%) Git (software)
6 49 (33.56%) Azure
7 48 (32.88%) HTML
8 47 (32.19%) TypeScript
9 46 (31.51%) SQL Server
10 44 (30.14%) Microsoft
11 43 (29.45%) C#
12 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (28.08%) Salesforce.com
14 38 (26.03%) DevOps
15 37 (25.34%) Full Stack Development
16 35 (23.97%) Apex Code
16 35 (23.97%) Visual Studio
17 34 (23.29%) Front End Development
18 32 (21.92%) Visualforce
19 31 (21.23%) Node.js
20 30 (20.55%) AngularJS
20 30 (20.55%) SaaS
21 29 (19.86%) .NET
22 25 (17.12%) Docker
22 25 (17.12%) Redux
23 24 (16.44%) Finance
23 24 (16.44%) Java
24 23 (15.75%) User Experience
24 23 (15.75%) Vue.js
24 23 (15.75%) Social Skills

Visual Studio Code
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (8.90%) Confluence
2 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.05%) CMS
3 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (33.56%) Azure
2 30 (20.55%) SaaS
3 21 (14.38%) AWS
4 19 (13.01%) Power Platform
5 15 (10.27%) GitHub
6 14 (9.59%) Force.com
7 12 (8.22%) npm
8 10 (6.85%) Figma
8 10 (6.85%) Slack
9 6 (4.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (4.11%) GCP
10 5 (3.42%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (3.42%) Firebase
10 5 (3.42%) PaaS
11 4 (2.74%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (2.05%) Amazon S3
12 3 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (2.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (1.37%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) Power BI
3 15 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.22%) Tableau
5 11 (7.53%) MySQL
6 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.74%) OLAP
9 4 (2.74%) OLTP
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.37%) Big Data
10 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 55 (37.67%) Git (software)
2 35 (23.97%) Visual Studio
3 20 (13.70%) Jenkins
4 18 (12.33%) Eclipse
5 17 (11.64%) webpack
6 13 (8.90%) JIRA
6 13 (8.90%) Postman
7 12 (8.22%) SoapUI
8 9 (6.16%) IntelliJ
8 9 (6.16%) Protractor
9 8 (5.48%) Cypress.io
9 8 (5.48%) gulp
10 7 (4.79%) Selenium
10 7 (4.79%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.42%) Axure RP
11 5 (3.42%) Browser DevTools
11 5 (3.42%) GitLab
11 5 (3.42%) JUnit
11 5 (3.42%) Mocha
11 5 (3.42%) PyCharm
General
1 24 (16.44%) Finance
2 23 (15.75%) Social Skills
3 17 (11.64%) Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Environmental Health
4 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Norwegian Language
5 4 (2.74%) Documentation Skills
5 4 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.74%) Marketing
5 4 (2.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (77.40%) Developer
2 34 (23.29%) Salesforce Developer
3 26 (17.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (17.81%) Senior Developer
4 21 (14.38%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.11%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.11%) Backend Developer
7 6 (4.11%) Java Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.11%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (4.11%) React Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Development Team Leader
8 5 (3.42%) Junior
8 5 (3.42%) Junior Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Junior Web Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (39.04%) React
2 56 (38.36%) CSS
3 48 (32.88%) HTML
4 32 (21.92%) Visualforce
5 31 (21.23%) Node.js
6 30 (20.55%) AngularJS
7 29 (19.86%) .NET
8 25 (17.12%) Redux
9 23 (15.75%) Jest
9 23 (15.75%) Vue.js
10 21 (14.38%) Sass
11 20 (13.70%) HTML5
11 20 (13.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (12.33%) jQuery
13 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
13 17 (11.64%) REST
13 17 (11.64%) SOAP
14 15 (10.27%) .NET Core
15 12 (8.22%) LESS
15 12 (8.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) User Experience
2 9 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.79%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.42%) W3C
5 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.05%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Animation
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Android
2 4 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.03%) DevOps
3 37 (25.34%) Full Stack Development
4 34 (23.29%) Front End Development
5 21 (14.38%) Computer Science
5 21 (14.38%) Unit Testing
6 20 (13.70%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 18 (12.33%) Fintech
7 18 (12.33%) Test Automation
8 17 (11.64%) Scrum
9 16 (10.96%) Microservices
9 16 (10.96%) Software Engineering
9 16 (10.96%) UX Design
10 15 (10.27%) Web Development
11 14 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.90%) Migration
12 13 (8.90%) Validation
13 12 (8.22%) API Development
13 12 (8.22%) Mathematics
13 12 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.52%) SQL
2 60 (41.10%) JavaScript
3 47 (32.19%) TypeScript
4 43 (29.45%) C#
5 35 (23.97%) Apex Code
6 24 (16.44%) Java
7 21 (14.38%) T-SQL
8 17 (11.64%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.48%) Groovy
9 8 (5.48%) Python
10 6 (4.11%) Bash
10 6 (4.11%) ES6
11 5 (3.42%) Go
12 4 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.74%) XPath
12 4 (2.74%) XQuery
13 3 (2.05%) Scala
14 2 (1.37%) C
15 1 (0.68%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
2 12 (8.22%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) Accessibility
1 10 (6.85%) WCAG
2 4 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.42%) Istio
2 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.42%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.74%) MIIS
3 4 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.05%) Rancher
Vendors
1 44 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 41 (28.08%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (8.22%) SAP
4 11 (7.53%) MuleSoft
5 10 (6.85%) Oracle
6 4 (2.74%) Apple
6 4 (2.74%) Cognizant
6 4 (2.74%) FNZ
7 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.05%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.37%) Pardot
9 1 (0.68%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.68%) Google