The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 155 106 112
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 171 316 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.64% 2.55% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.72% 16.74% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 151 297 244
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1595 1888 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.31% 15.25% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1650 1628
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the City of London region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the City of London

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the City of London

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 261 (82.59%) .NET
2 251 (79.43%) C#
3 202 (63.92%) SQL Server
4 173 (54.75%) SQL
5 139 (43.99%) ASP.NET
5 139 (43.99%) Microsoft
6 135 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
7 133 (42.09%) Finance
8 121 (38.29%) JavaScript
9 116 (36.71%) CSS
10 115 (36.39%) HTML
10 115 (36.39%) MVC
11 108 (34.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 91 (28.80%) jQuery
13 85 (26.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 76 (24.05%) Web Services
15 75 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 69 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 66 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 64 (20.25%) WCF
18 64 (20.25%) MS Excel
19 63 (19.94%) TDD
20 62 (19.62%) .NET Framework
21 61 (19.30%) Windows
22 60 (18.99%) SharePoint
23 57 (18.04%) Ajax
24 55 (17.41%) Degree
25 50 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
26 47 (14.87%) HTML5
27 45 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (18.99%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.23%) IIS
3 22 (6.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.95%) CMS
6 3 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.32%) DNN
8 1 (0.32%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Kentico
8 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 64 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.91%) MS Office
3 16 (5.06%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.63%) MS Project
6 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.32%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 21 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.95%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) GitHub
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.06%) Intranet
2 9 (2.85%) Internet
3 6 (1.90%) Firewall
4 4 (1.27%) SSH
4 4 (1.27%) SSL
4 4 (1.27%) SMTP
5 3 (0.95%) Extranet
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) DHCP
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) VLAN
6 2 (0.63%) NAS
6 2 (0.63%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (63.92%) SQL Server
2 85 (26.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (21.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (20.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (14.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (10.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.53%) SSDT
11 7 (2.22%) Big Data
11 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.58%) Data Mart
12 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.95%) QlikView
13 3 (0.95%) PerformancePoint
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 108 (34.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (7.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 23 (7.28%) NUnit
4 18 (5.70%) Selenium
5 14 (4.43%) FitNesse
6 12 (3.80%) MSBuild
7 9 (2.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 9 (2.85%) JIRA
8 8 (2.53%) Subversion
9 7 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.90%) NuGet
11 5 (1.58%) JMeter
12 4 (1.27%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.27%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.95%) Toad
14 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.63%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 133 (42.09%) Finance
2 23 (7.28%) Banking
3 21 (6.65%) Front Office
4 12 (3.80%) Retail
5 11 (3.48%) Marketing
5 11 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.90%) Games
7 5 (1.58%) Law
7 5 (1.58%) Legal
7 5 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.27%) Electronics
8 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.95%) Back Office
10 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 225 (71.20%) Developer
2 63 (19.94%) .NET Developer
3 59 (18.67%) C# Developer
4 52 (16.46%) Senior Developer
5 36 (11.39%) Analyst
6 26 (8.23%) Software Developer
7 25 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (6.65%) Senior C# Developer
9 19 (6.01%) Programmer
9 19 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (5.38%) SQL Developer
11 14 (4.43%) Junior
12 13 (4.11%) Senior Programmer
12 13 (4.11%) AWS Developer
13 12 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
13 12 (3.80%) Graduate
14 10 (3.16%) Architect
14 10 (3.16%) Junior Developer
14 10 (3.16%) SQL Server Developer
14 10 (3.16%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (82.59%) .NET
2 139 (43.99%) ASP.NET
3 116 (36.71%) CSS
4 115 (36.39%) HTML
5 91 (28.80%) jQuery
6 76 (24.05%) Web Services
7 64 (20.25%) WCF
8 62 (19.62%) .NET Framework
9 57 (18.04%) Ajax
10 47 (14.87%) HTML5
11 45 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (14.24%) XML
12 34 (10.76%) WPF
13 28 (8.86%) LINQ
14 27 (8.54%) CSS3
15 26 (8.23%) Entity Framework
15 26 (8.23%) WinForms
16 23 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (6.96%) AngularJS
18 16 (5.06%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.18%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.06%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.85%) Derivative
5 9 (2.85%) Java Card
5 9 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.53%) Clustering
6 8 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.22%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.90%) User Experience
8 6 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.58%) Replication
10 4 (1.27%) DTV
10 4 (1.27%) Equities
11 3 (0.95%) Physics
11 3 (0.95%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.30%) Windows
2 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.58%) Android
4 4 (1.27%) UNIX
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.95%) Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (36.39%) MVC
3 63 (19.94%) TDD
4 50 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (14.24%) SDLC
6 40 (12.66%) OO
7 35 (11.08%) Scrum
8 29 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.23%) CRM
9 26 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (6.96%) BDD
10 22 (6.96%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.65%) Waterfall
12 18 (5.70%) OOP
13 17 (5.38%) ETL
13 17 (5.38%) Business Analysis
14 16 (5.06%) Asset Management
14 16 (5.06%) Migration
15 15 (4.75%) Automated Testing
16 14 (4.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 251 (79.43%) C#
2 173 (54.75%) SQL
3 121 (38.29%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.29%) T-SQL
5 34 (10.76%) Java
6 22 (6.96%) VB.NET
6 22 (6.96%) VBA
7 19 (6.01%) C++
7 19 (6.01%) VB
8 13 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.90%) PHP
9 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.90%) VBScript
10 5 (1.58%) VB6
11 4 (1.27%) Perl
12 2 (0.63%) Ada
12 2 (0.63%) XQuery
12 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (17.41%) Degree
2 38 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.53%) MCSE
4 5 (1.58%) CISA
4 5 (1.58%) CISM
4 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) PhD
6 2 (0.63%) CCNA
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.63%) MCSA
6 2 (0.63%) MCSD
7 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) MCPD
7 1 (0.32%) MCTS
7 1 (0.32%) MCP
7 1 (0.32%) MCAD
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.13%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 139 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.18%) Oracle
3 7 (2.22%) Telerik
4 6 (1.90%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.58%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (1.58%) VMware
5 5 (1.58%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.27%) StreamBase
6 4 (1.27%) Red Gate
6 4 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.27%) Metastorm
6 4 (1.27%) SAP
7 3 (0.95%) Cognos
7 3 (0.95%) IBM
7 3 (0.95%) Sybase
7 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.95%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.95%) StatPro
7 3 (0.95%) Tableau
7 3 (0.95%) Twitter
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic location & Office environment
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus (25%), Car Allowance, & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Argus Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £42000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago