Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
UK
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 667 1006 1081
Rank change year-on-year +339 +75 +110
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio Code 54 58 68
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.043% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 62
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £36,400 £29,216 £28,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,750 £72,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% +4.44% -7.69%

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 11,927 25,770 32,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.13% 19.08% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,964 20,507 26,001
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,675 £83,750 £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 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio Code in the UK

Visual Studio Code
Top 12 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 3 December 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
England +325 54 £42,500 -15.00% 15
UK excluding London +260 30 £42,500 -9.57% 10
London +237 19 £57,500 -9.80% 5
Midlands +145 14 £40,000 +14.29%
Work from Home -10 12 £42,500 +21.43% 7
West Midlands - 11 £40,000 -
North of England +151 9 £45,000 +2.27% 2
North West - 8 £45,000 - 2
South West +116 5 £42,500 +88.89% 4
South East +168 2 £39,000 -22.00% 4
East Midlands +76 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Yorkshire +91 1 £57,500 +30.68%

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 40 (74.07%) Visual Studio
4 35 (64.81%) .NET
5 33 (61.11%) AngularJS
6 31 (57.41%) MVC
7 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 30 (55.56%) CSS
7 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 29 (53.70%) HTML
9 26 (48.15%) Azure
10 25 (46.30%) C#
11 24 (44.44%) TypeScript
12 22 (40.74%) DevOps
12 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
13 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (35.19%) Web Development
14 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
15 16 (29.63%) TDD
16 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
16 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (24.07%) .NET Core
16 13 (24.07%) npm
17 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
17 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
17 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
18 11 (20.37%) Java
18 11 (20.37%) JIRA
18 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared

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 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (48.15%) Azure
2 13 (24.07%) npm
3 4 (7.41%) NuGet
3 4 (7.41%) Slack
3 4 (7.41%) Trello
4 3 (5.56%) AWS
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.70%) GitHub
5 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.85%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Redis
3 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) OLAP
3 2 (3.70%) OLTP
3 2 (3.70%) Power BI
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 40 (74.07%) Visual Studio
2 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.37%) JIRA
4 7 (12.96%) Postman
4 7 (12.96%) TeamCity
5 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.11%) JUnit
5 6 (11.11%) TestNG
6 5 (9.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
7 4 (7.41%) Subversion
8 2 (3.70%) Cypress.io
8 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.70%) NUnit
8 2 (3.70%) Sourcetree
8 2 (3.70%) TestCafe
9 1 (1.85%) PyCharm
9 1 (1.85%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Electronics
3 5 (9.26%) Public Sector
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 18 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 13 (24.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) Software Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Angular Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Web Developer
9 5 (9.26%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Junior
11 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.70%) DBA
12 2 (3.70%) Developer in Test
12 2 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (64.81%) .NET
2 33 (61.11%) AngularJS
3 30 (55.56%) CSS
4 29 (53.70%) HTML
5 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
6 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (24.07%) .NET Core
7 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
9 9 (16.67%) Blazor
9 9 (16.67%) jQuery
10 8 (14.81%) REST
11 7 (12.96%) JSON
11 7 (12.96%) React
12 6 (11.11%) LINQ
12 6 (11.11%) SOAP
12 6 (11.11%) Web Services
12 6 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Life Science
3 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) MVC
3 22 (40.74%) DevOps
3 22 (40.74%) Software Engineering
4 19 (35.19%) Web Development
5 16 (29.63%) TDD
6 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
7 11 (20.37%) CRUD
7 11 (20.37%) Microservices
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (14.81%) Scrum
10 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
10 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (11.11%) Fintech
11 6 (11.11%) OOP
12 5 (9.26%) OO
12 5 (9.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 25 (46.30%) C#
3 24 (44.44%) TypeScript
4 11 (20.37%) Java
5 6 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 6 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) ES6
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) MIIS
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Axosoft
4 2 (3.70%) DevExpress