Visual Studio Jobs

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Visual Studio skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Visual Studio over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 369 444 417
Rank change year-on-year +75 -27 -122
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 682 519 1,568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.22% 4.57% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 520 420 1,038
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,750 £36,115
25th Percentile £41,188 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +1.82% +10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%

All Development Application Skills
UK

Visual Studio falls under the Development Applications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring development application skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8,297 11,346 41,132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.66% 13.68% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,491 7,703 16,198
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.77% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the UK

Visual Studio
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the UK

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the UK

Visual Studio
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 21 July 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
England +102 617 £50,000 -13.04% 77
UK excluding London +102 541 £50,000 - 79
Work from Home +36 220 £57,500 +4.55% 29
South East +99 194 £60,000 -4.00% 16
London +10 118 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South West +60 107 £50,000 - 18
Midlands -13 80 £45,000 -5.26% 8
North of England +17 62 £50,000 - 21
East of England +4 53 £35,500 -29.00% 6
North West +22 48 £48,750 +4.73% 13
West Midlands -23 44 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East Midlands -5 36 £45,000 -12.20% 2
Scotland -26 29 £56,250 +32.35% 4
Wales +29 12 £67,500 +36.36% 5
Yorkshire +20 8 £50,000 - 8
North East -11 6 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +21 4 £42,500 -26.09% 2

Visual Studio
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 68 (9.97%) Confluence
2 43 (6.30%) IIS
3 42 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 31 (4.55%) CMS
5 7 (1.03%) Apache
6 5 (0.73%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.73%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.44%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.15%) Mendix
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.64%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.59%) Trello
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.64%) SDL Web 8
3 7 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.03%) Shopify
4 5 (0.73%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.73%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.73%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 260 (38.12%) Azure
2 152 (22.29%) Azure DevOps
3 83 (12.17%) Power Platform
4 38 (5.57%) AWS
5 34 (4.99%) GitHub
6 32 (4.69%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (3.37%) SaaS
8 20 (2.93%) PowerApps
9 18 (2.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 18 (2.64%) NuGet
10 15 (2.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 15 (2.20%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (2.20%) Serverless
11 14 (2.05%) Power Automate
12 12 (1.76%) Azure Service Bus
13 11 (1.61%) Google Analytics
14 10 (1.47%) Azure Functions
15 7 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (1.03%) PaaS
15 7 (1.03%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.20%) Network Security
2 13 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.03%) CTI
4 6 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.88%) Firewall
4 6 (0.88%) RS-232
4 6 (0.88%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.73%) Internet
6 4 (0.59%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.59%) Modbus
6 4 (0.59%) RS-485
6 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.44%) NAS
7 3 (0.44%) SAN
8 2 (0.29%) DHCP
8 2 (0.29%) HTTP
8 2 (0.29%) VoIP
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.15%) MQTT
9 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.77%) Power BI
3 48 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.08%) MS Access
7 20 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.64%) MySQL
9 15 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.88%) Data Lake
16 5 (0.73%) Big Data
17 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 4 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 237 (34.75%) Git
2 106 (15.54%) JIRA
3 88 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (10.12%) Sourcetree
5 63 (9.24%) Bitbucket
5 63 (9.24%) NUnit
6 44 (6.45%) Selenium
7 36 (5.28%) Visual Studio Code
8 34 (4.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 31 (4.55%) SpecFlow
9 31 (4.55%) TeamCity
10 28 (4.11%) GitLab
11 26 (3.81%) Moq
11 26 (3.81%) Postman
12 19 (2.79%) SoapUI
13 18 (2.64%) git-flow
13 18 (2.64%) Jenkins
14 16 (2.35%) Subversion
15 15 (2.20%) MSBuild
16 14 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 138 (20.23%) Social Skills
2 111 (16.28%) Finance
3 63 (9.24%) Marketing
4 55 (8.06%) Games
5 52 (7.62%) Presentation Skills
6 42 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (5.57%) Law
8 36 (5.28%) Manufacturing
9 31 (4.55%) Electronics
10 27 (3.96%) Public Sector
11 21 (3.08%) Retail
12 16 (2.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 15 (2.20%) Legal
14 14 (2.05%) Aerospace
14 14 (2.05%) Telecoms
15 13 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
16 12 (1.76%) Police
17 10 (1.47%) Automotive
17 10 (1.47%) Back Office
18 8 (1.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 405 (59.38%) Developer
2 150 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 136 (19.94%) Senior
4 116 (17.01%) C# Developer
5 89 (13.05%) Senior Developer
5 89 (13.05%) Software Engineer
6 82 (12.02%) Software Developer
7 68 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 65 (9.53%) Lead
9 64 (9.38%) Architect
10 52 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 51 (7.48%) 3D Developer
11 51 (7.48%) Games Developer
11 51 (7.48%) Unity 3D Developer
12 40 (5.87%) .NET Software Developer
13 39 (5.72%) Senior C# Developer
14 38 (5.57%) Full-Stack C# Developer
15 36 (5.28%) C# Software Developer
16 34 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
17 33 (4.84%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (64.81%) .NET
2 192 (28.15%) ASP.NET
3 185 (27.13%) HTML
4 181 (26.54%) .NET Framework
5 156 (22.87%) CSS
6 123 (18.04%) XML
7 115 (16.86%) Web Services
8 105 (15.40%) JSON
9 96 (14.08%) AngularJS
10 90 (13.20%) .NET Core
11 78 (11.44%) jQuery
12 77 (11.29%) REST
13 74 (10.85%) Entity Framework
14 67 (9.82%) RESTful
15 66 (9.68%) SOAP
16 62 (9.09%) React
17 57 (8.36%) HTML5
18 52 (7.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 50 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 45 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.77%) Virtual Reality
2 33 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (3.37%) Product Ownership
4 20 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.79%) IoT
6 18 (2.64%) Legacy Code
7 17 (2.49%) FMCG
7 17 (2.49%) Robotics
8 12 (1.76%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.76%) Distributed Systems
8 12 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.76%) GNSS
9 10 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
11 8 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.03%) EPoS
12 7 (1.03%) Low-Code
13 6 (0.88%) Social Media
14 5 (0.73%) PMI
14 5 (0.73%) PropTech
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.34%) Windows
2 55 (8.06%) Linux
3 15 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 13 (1.91%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.76%) Android
6 4 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.44%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.15%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (45.75%) Agile
2 288 (42.23%) DevOps
3 236 (34.60%) Software Engineering
4 157 (23.02%) Scrum
5 132 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
6 120 (17.60%) MVC
7 113 (16.57%) Design Patterns
8 101 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 92 (13.49%) Unit Testing
10 89 (13.05%) Computer Science
11 80 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (11.29%) CI/CD
12 77 (11.29%) Full Stack Development
13 76 (11.14%) UML
14 73 (10.70%) Software Testing
15 66 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (9.38%) OO
17 61 (8.94%) SOLID
18 58 (8.50%) Web Development
19 54 (7.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 527 (77.27%) C#
2 337 (49.41%) SQL
3 203 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 123 (18.04%) C++
5 99 (14.52%) T-SQL
6 76 (11.14%) C
7 63 (9.24%) Python
8 43 (6.30%) VB.NET
9 39 (5.72%) TypeScript
10 37 (5.43%) VB
11 36 (5.28%) PowerShell
12 34 (4.99%) Java
13 32 (4.69%) XPath
14 31 (4.55%) Fortran
15 15 (2.20%) Bash
16 14 (2.05%) Assembly Language
17 12 (1.76%) Perl
18 10 (1.47%) MATLAB
18 10 (1.47%) VBA
19 9 (1.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 231 (33.87%) Degree
2 113 (16.57%) Security Cleared
3 76 (11.14%) SC Cleared
4 58 (8.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.03%) HNC
6 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.88%) ISEB
8 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.59%) Azure Certification
9 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.29%) MCDST
10 2 (0.29%) MCITP
10 2 (0.29%) MCSA
10 2 (0.29%) MCSE
11 1 (0.15%) ACCA
11 1 (0.15%) CIMA
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.21%) QA
2 28 (4.11%) Accessibility
3 12 (1.76%) PMO
4 10 (1.47%) GDPR
5 7 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.88%) TickIT
6 6 (0.88%) WCAG
7 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.44%) MISRA
8 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 27 (3.96%) Docker
2 14 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.29%) Embedded Firmware
5 2 (0.29%) Firmware
5 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) Ansible
2 10 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.03%) MIIS
3 7 (1.03%) Terraform
4 5 (0.73%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 308 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.11%) Oracle
3 19 (2.79%) SAP
4 18 (2.64%) Adobe
4 18 (2.64%) Cognizant
5 15 (2.20%) Google
6 14 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.05%) VMware
7 12 (1.76%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.32%) DevExpress
9 7 (1.03%) Facebook
10 5 (0.73%) Aderant
10 5 (0.73%) Databricks
10 5 (0.73%) HP
10 5 (0.73%) Lotus
10 5 (0.73%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.73%) Sage
10 5 (0.73%) SYSPRO
11 4 (0.59%) OutSystems
11 4 (0.59%) Renesas