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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 334 231 183
Rank change year-on-year -103 -48 -36
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 767 546 142
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.97% 1.45% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 6.32% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 547 450 130
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £27,375
25th Percentile £45,000 £38,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,000 £44,250
Median % change year-on-year +14.58% +8.47% -11.50%
75th Percentile £68,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.06%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,525 8,633 1,922
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.81% 22.98% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8,710 6,492 1,653
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +7.84% -7.27%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +7.84%

Visual Studio
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Visual Studio trend for jobs with a WFH option

Visual Studio
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Visual Studio.

Visual Studio salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Visual Studio over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Visual Studio salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Visual Studio job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 574 (74.84%) C#
2 507 (66.10%) .NET
3 422 (55.02%) Agile
4 414 (53.98%) SQL
5 411 (53.59%) Azure
6 380 (49.54%) SQL Server
7 356 (46.41%) Microsoft
8 332 (43.29%) DevOps
9 271 (35.33%) JavaScript
10 258 (33.64%) HTML
11 252 (32.86%) Git (software)
12 238 (31.03%) ASP.NET
13 226 (29.47%) Scrum
14 213 (27.77%) MVC
15 207 (26.99%) .NET Framework
16 206 (26.86%) Social Skills
17 199 (25.95%) Azure DevOps
18 184 (23.99%) Degree
19 170 (22.16%) CSS
20 156 (20.34%) Entity Framework
21 143 (18.64%) HTML5
22 134 (17.47%) Software Engineering
23 133 (17.34%) Unit Testing
24 130 (16.95%) JSON
25 125 (16.30%) Test Automation
25 125 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
26 124 (16.17%) T-SQL
27 120 (15.65%) TDD
27 120 (15.65%) AngularJS
27 120 (15.65%) Microservices

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 75 (9.78%) IIS
2 48 (6.26%) SharePoint
3 42 (5.48%) Umbraco
4 22 (2.87%) CMS
5 21 (2.74%) Confluence
6 16 (2.09%) WordPress
7 8 (1.04%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.78%) nginx
9 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.26%) Apache
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.26%) Kentico
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.13%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.26%) Blender
6 2 (0.26%) Houdini
6 2 (0.26%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) GIMP
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 14 (1.83%) Maximo
2 13 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.26%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.13%) DELMIA
6 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 411 (53.59%) Azure
2 199 (25.95%) Azure DevOps
3 105 (13.69%) PaaS
3 105 (13.69%) Power Platform
4 74 (9.65%) SaaS
5 68 (8.87%) AWS
6 51 (6.65%) Serverless
7 42 (5.48%) Azure Monitor
8 41 (5.35%) Azure Service Bus
9 40 (5.22%) Google Workspace
10 36 (4.69%) GitHub
11 30 (3.91%) Dynamics 365
12 27 (3.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 26 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
14 22 (2.87%) Power Automate
15 21 (2.74%) Slack
16 18 (2.35%) Azure Functions
17 17 (2.22%) PowerApps
18 16 (2.09%) Azure Data Factory
19 15 (1.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.78%) HTTP
2 20 (2.61%) Intranet
3 16 (2.09%) Broadband
4 8 (1.04%) Firewall
4 8 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.78%) DNS
5 6 (0.78%) SMTP
6 4 (0.52%) PBX
6 4 (0.52%) PSTN
6 4 (0.52%) TETRA
7 3 (0.39%) 5G
7 3 (0.39%) Internet
7 3 (0.39%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.39%) WAN
8 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.26%) SSL
9 1 (0.13%) FTP
9 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (49.54%) SQL Server
2 98 (12.78%) Power BI
3 67 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (8.08%) Relational Database
5 60 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (4.95%) NoSQL
8 34 (4.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 34 (4.43%) Data Lake
9 26 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 25 (3.26%) Big Data
11 22 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (2.74%) Tableau
13 16 (2.09%) PolyBase
13 16 (2.09%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.96%) MongoDB
15 12 (1.56%) MySQL
16 7 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.91%) Metadata
16 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 252 (32.86%) Git (software)
2 97 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 89 (11.60%) NUnit
4 77 (10.04%) JIRA
5 74 (9.65%) Selenium
6 61 (7.95%) Bitbucket
7 52 (6.78%) Jenkins
8 43 (5.61%) MSTest
8 43 (5.61%) Visual Studio Code
9 39 (5.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 38 (4.95%) Moq
10 38 (4.95%) SpecFlow
11 32 (4.17%) webpack
12 28 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 27 (3.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 26 (3.39%) Postman
15 25 (3.26%) JMeter
16 20 (2.61%) SonarQube
16 20 (2.61%) WebDriver
17 19 (2.48%) WiX
General
1 206 (26.86%) Social Skills
2 95 (12.39%) Marketing
3 94 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (11.86%) Finance
5 67 (8.74%) Games
6 65 (8.47%) Public Sector
7 51 (6.65%) Documentation Skills
8 46 (6.00%) Esports
8 46 (6.00%) Local Government
9 35 (4.56%) Advertising
10 34 (4.43%) Retail
11 31 (4.04%) Publishing
12 19 (2.48%) Back Office
13 16 (2.09%) Electronics
13 16 (2.09%) Online Betting
14 13 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (1.30%) Environmental Health
16 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
17 8 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 500 (65.19%) Developer
2 195 (25.42%) .NET Developer
3 132 (17.21%) C# Developer
4 111 (14.47%) Senior Developer
5 97 (12.65%) Software Developer
6 77 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 75 (9.78%) Software Engineer
8 44 (5.74%) Senior Software Developer
9 38 (4.95%) C++ Software Engineer
10 36 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
11 35 (4.56%) Data Engineer
12 32 (4.17%) Azure Developer
13 31 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 30 (3.91%) Analyst
15 29 (3.78%) C++ Developer
16 28 (3.65%) Lead Developer
17 27 (3.52%) DevOps Developer
18 25 (3.26%) Applications Developer
18 25 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
19 24 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (66.10%) .NET
2 258 (33.64%) HTML
3 238 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 207 (26.99%) .NET Framework
5 170 (22.16%) CSS
6 156 (20.34%) Entity Framework
7 143 (18.64%) HTML5
8 130 (16.95%) JSON
9 125 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 120 (15.65%) AngularJS
11 119 (15.51%) .NET Core
12 114 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 113 (14.73%) jQuery
13 113 (14.73%) React
13 113 (14.73%) XML
14 104 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 99 (12.91%) REST
16 92 (11.99%) Web Services
17 63 (8.21%) ASP.NET Core
18 60 (7.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.13%) User Experience
2 61 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
3 52 (6.78%) Sports Betting
4 46 (6.00%) Online Games
5 38 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.65%) Cloud Native
6 28 (3.65%) Virtual Team
7 22 (2.87%) Client/Server
8 21 (2.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 19 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.96%) Driving Licence
12 13 (1.69%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.56%) Verilog
13 12 (1.56%) VHDL
14 11 (1.43%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.17%) NHS
16 8 (1.04%) Tandem
16 8 (1.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 110 (14.34%) Windows
2 36 (4.69%) Linux
3 15 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.56%) FreeRTOS
5 10 (1.30%) Android
6 7 (0.91%) VMS
7 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.26%) Unix
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (55.02%) Agile
2 332 (43.29%) DevOps
3 226 (29.47%) Scrum
4 213 (27.77%) MVC
5 134 (17.47%) Software Engineering
6 133 (17.34%) Unit Testing
7 125 (16.30%) Test Automation
8 120 (15.65%) Microservices
8 120 (15.65%) TDD
9 117 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
10 107 (13.95%) Computer Science
11 98 (12.78%) Analytics
12 94 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
12 94 (12.26%) CI/CD
13 87 (11.34%) SDLC
14 76 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (9.65%) Full Stack Development
16 67 (8.74%) Kanban
17 65 (8.47%) CRM
18 64 (8.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 574 (74.84%) C#
2 414 (53.98%) SQL
3 271 (35.33%) JavaScript
4 124 (16.17%) T-SQL
5 116 (15.12%) PowerShell
6 110 (14.34%) C++
7 74 (9.65%) Python
8 45 (5.87%) TypeScript
9 37 (4.82%) C
10 29 (3.78%) Java
11 16 (2.09%) Scala
11 16 (2.09%) XPath
12 15 (1.96%) Go
12 15 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.69%) Bash
14 12 (1.56%) Assembly Language
14 12 (1.56%) VB
15 9 (1.17%) VC++
16 6 (0.78%) PHP
17 5 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 184 (23.99%) Degree
2 72 (9.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (5.22%) DBS Check
4 27 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.09%) Master's Degree
7 8 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.39%) MCSE
10 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.26%) PhD
12 1 (0.13%) ISEB
12 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.04%) QA
2 19 (2.48%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.43%) HL7
4 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.65%) WCAG
7 4 (0.52%) WAI
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (10.95%) Docker
2 12 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.56%) Firmware
3 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (7.30%) Kubernetes
2 37 (4.82%) Terraform
3 19 (2.48%) Puppet
4 13 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.17%) MIIS
6 8 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.91%) Ansible
7 7 (0.91%) Grafana
8 3 (0.39%) SCCM
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.13%) cPanel
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 356 (46.41%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.35%) Oracle
3 40 (5.22%) NEC
3 40 (5.22%) Northgate
4 24 (3.13%) Databricks
4 24 (3.13%) Google
5 23 (3.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 23 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (2.61%) Xamarin
7 14 (1.83%) IBM
8 8 (1.04%) Citrix
8 8 (1.04%) ESRI
9 6 (0.78%) Civica
9 6 (0.78%) Dynatrace
9 6 (0.78%) LogicMonitor
9 6 (0.78%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.78%) Palo Alto
9 6 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.78%) RedGate
10 5 (0.65%) Tradeweb