Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 748 950 1060
Rank change year-on-year +202 +110 +137
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Code 69 69 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.056% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 63
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,135 £29,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 14,759 23,676 29,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.92% 19.17% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12,058 18,831 24,156
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Code in the UK

Visual Studio Code
Top 11 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 25 February 2021. 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
England +214 64 £42,500 -15.00% 9
UK excluding London +180 43 £42,500 -15.00% 4
London +164 21 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Work from Home -88 13 £42,500 +13.33% 5
South East +121 12 £62,500 +25.00%
Midlands +70 12 £41,000 +32.26%
West Midlands - 11 £41,000 -
South West +59 10 £42,500 +88.89%
North West - 8 £45,000 - 2
North of England - 8 £45,000 - 2
Scotland - 1 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 64 (92.75%) Visual Studio
2 51 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (69.57%) .NET
3 48 (69.57%) AngularJS
4 45 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 43 (62.32%) SQL Server
6 39 (56.52%) HTML
6 39 (56.52%) CSS
7 38 (55.07%) MVC
7 38 (55.07%) Azure
8 35 (50.72%) DevOps
9 29 (42.03%) C#
9 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
10 26 (37.68%) TypeScript
11 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (27.54%) Integration Testing
13 18 (26.09%) TDD
13 18 (26.09%) Web Development
13 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
13 18 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (26.09%) .NET Core
14 17 (24.64%) Blazor
15 16 (23.19%) CRUD
15 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
17 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
17 14 (20.29%) SQL
17 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
18 13 (18.84%) jQuery

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 12 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (5.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (55.07%) Azure
2 10 (14.49%) npm
3 6 (8.70%) NuGet
3 6 (8.70%) Slack
3 6 (8.70%) Trello
4 5 (7.25%) Power Platform
5 4 (5.80%) AWS
5 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (4.35%) PowerApps
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.45%) GCP
8 1 (1.45%) GitHub
8 1 (1.45%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.45%) SaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (62.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.70%) Redis
4 4 (5.80%) MySQL
5 3 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.35%) MySQL Workbench
6 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 64 (92.75%) Visual Studio
2 29 (42.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) Postman
3 8 (11.59%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.25%) JIRA
4 5 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) PhpStorm
6 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.90%) Ant
7 2 (2.90%) Cypress.io
7 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.90%) NUnit
7 2 (2.90%) Sourcetree
7 2 (2.90%) TestCafe
7 2 (2.90%) TestNG
8 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (73.91%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 15 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (20.29%) Software Engineer
6 12 (17.39%) Angular Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (10.14%) Business Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Junior
10 5 (7.25%) Junior Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Consultant
12 3 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Junior Web Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Salesforce Developer
13 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Junior C# .NET Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (69.57%) .NET
1 48 (69.57%) AngularJS
2 39 (56.52%) CSS
2 39 (56.52%) HTML
3 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (26.09%) .NET Core
4 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 18 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (24.64%) Blazor
6 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (18.84%) jQuery
8 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 12 (17.39%) JSON
8 12 (17.39%) REST
8 12 (17.39%) SOAP
9 10 (14.49%) Angular 2
9 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Core
9 10 (14.49%) XML
10 9 (13.04%) Entity Framework
11 8 (11.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.07%) MVC
3 35 (50.72%) DevOps
4 19 (27.54%) Integration Testing
5 18 (26.09%) TDD
5 18 (26.09%) Web Development
6 16 (23.19%) CRUD
7 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.94%) Microservices
9 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.59%) Change Control
10 8 (11.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (11.59%) SOLID
10 8 (11.59%) Web Design
11 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.70%) CQRS
12 6 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (8.70%) Scrum
13 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (42.03%) C#
3 26 (37.68%) TypeScript
4 14 (20.29%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) C
6 6 (8.70%) ES6
7 4 (5.80%) PHP
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.35%) Java
8 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) MIIS
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
2 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.90%) Axosoft
3 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.45%) Dell
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) VMware