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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 150 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 166 324 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 2.49% 2.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.02% 15.87% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 144 305 247
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1507 2042 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.54% 15.72% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1811 1530
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 286 (82.66%) .NET
2 256 (73.99%) C#
3 215 (62.14%) SQL Server
4 190 (54.91%) SQL
5 162 (46.82%) Microsoft
6 154 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (42.49%) ASP.NET
8 139 (40.17%) JavaScript
9 136 (39.31%) HTML
10 125 (36.13%) CSS
11 124 (35.84%) MVC
12 122 (35.26%) Finance
12 122 (35.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 100 (28.90%) jQuery
14 98 (28.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 91 (26.30%) .NET Framework
16 79 (22.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 79 (22.83%) Web Services
17 76 (21.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 73 (21.10%) MS Excel
18 73 (21.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 72 (20.81%) Windows
20 65 (18.79%) SharePoint
21 64 (18.50%) XML
22 62 (17.92%) WCF
23 60 (17.34%) Ajax
24 57 (16.47%) Degree
25 56 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
26 54 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
26 54 (15.61%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 65 (18.79%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (7.51%) IIS
4 20 (5.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.16%) CMS
6 4 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.58%) DNN
8 2 (0.58%) SAS
8 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.58%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (0.58%) Kentico
8 2 (0.58%) Node.js
8 2 (0.58%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.29%) WordPress
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 73 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.36%) MS Office
3 18 (5.20%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.87%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.87%) GitHub
4 2 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.78%) Intranet
2 10 (2.89%) Internet
3 4 (1.16%) Extranet
3 4 (1.16%) SSL
4 3 (0.87%) SSH
5 2 (0.58%) HTTP
6 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (62.14%) SQL Server
2 98 (28.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (22.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 76 (21.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (21.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (9.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (8.67%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (4.34%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.47%) SSDT
11 7 (2.02%) Big Data
11 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.45%) DTS
13 5 (1.45%) MS Access
13 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.87%) QlikView
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 122 (35.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 22 (6.36%) NUnit
4 16 (4.62%) Selenium
5 12 (3.47%) MSBuild
6 10 (2.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 8 (2.31%) FitNesse
7 8 (2.31%) Subversion
8 6 (1.73%) NuGet
9 5 (1.45%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.45%) JIRA
9 5 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.16%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.16%) JMeter
10 4 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.87%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.87%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 122 (35.26%) Finance
2 29 (8.38%) Banking
3 17 (4.91%) Front Office
4 9 (2.60%) Retail
4 9 (2.60%) Marketing
5 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.73%) Games
6 6 (1.73%) Law
7 5 (1.45%) Legal
7 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.16%) Electronics
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 251 (72.54%) Developer
2 71 (20.52%) .NET Developer
3 59 (17.05%) Senior Developer
4 58 (16.76%) C# Developer
5 41 (11.85%) Analyst
6 31 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 29 (8.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (7.80%) Programmer
9 21 (6.07%) SharePoint Developer
10 18 (5.20%) AWS Developer
11 17 (4.91%) Senior Programmer
11 17 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (4.34%) SQL Developer
14 14 (4.05%) Junior
15 13 (3.76%) Graduate
16 11 (3.18%) Front-End Developer
17 10 (2.89%) Architect
17 10 (2.89%) Analyst Developer
17 10 (2.89%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (82.66%) .NET
2 147 (42.49%) ASP.NET
3 136 (39.31%) HTML
4 125 (36.13%) CSS
5 100 (28.90%) jQuery
6 91 (26.30%) .NET Framework
7 79 (22.83%) Web Services
8 64 (18.50%) XML
9 62 (17.92%) WCF
10 60 (17.34%) Ajax
11 54 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (15.61%) HTML5
12 33 (9.54%) WinForms
13 31 (8.96%) CSS3
14 28 (8.09%) AngularJS
14 28 (8.09%) WPF
15 26 (7.51%) LINQ
15 26 (7.51%) Entity Framework
16 23 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 21 (6.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.76%) Clustering
4 10 (2.89%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.31%) Derivative
7 7 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.02%) User Experience
7 7 (2.02%) Java Card
8 6 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.45%) Replication
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.16%) Equities
10 4 (1.16%) DTV
11 3 (0.87%) Physics
11 3 (0.87%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.81%) Windows
2 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.45%) Android
3 5 (1.45%) Linux
4 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.16%) UNIX
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (35.84%) MVC
3 54 (15.61%) TDD
4 49 (14.16%) OO
5 48 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (13.58%) SDLC
7 43 (12.43%) Scrum
8 30 (8.67%) Unit Testing
9 29 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 27 (7.80%) Business Analysis
10 27 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.23%) Waterfall
12 24 (6.94%) CRM
13 23 (6.65%) OOP
14 21 (6.07%) ETL
15 19 (5.49%) Web Development
15 19 (5.49%) Mentoring
16 18 (5.20%) BDD
16 18 (5.20%) Asset Management
16 18 (5.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 256 (73.99%) C#
2 190 (54.91%) SQL
3 139 (40.17%) JavaScript
4 51 (14.74%) T-SQL
5 30 (8.67%) Java
6 23 (6.65%) VB
7 21 (6.07%) VB.NET
7 21 (6.07%) VBA
8 17 (4.91%) C++
9 14 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.02%) VB6
10 7 (2.02%) PHP
11 5 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.16%) VBScript
12 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.87%) Perl
13 3 (0.87%) R
14 2 (0.58%) Ruby
14 2 (0.58%) XPath
14 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (16.47%) Degree
2 38 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.16%) MCSE
5 3 (0.87%) PhD
5 3 (0.87%) CISA
5 3 (0.87%) CISM
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.58%) MCSD
7 1 (0.29%) MCPD
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) MCTS
7 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.40%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.58%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) HL7
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) SCOM
1 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 162 (46.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.54%) Oracle
3 11 (3.18%) Telerik
4 6 (1.73%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.45%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.16%) StreamBase
6 4 (1.16%) Tableau
6 4 (1.16%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.16%) VMware
6 4 (1.16%) Metastorm
6 4 (1.16%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.16%) SAP
7 3 (0.87%) Cognos
7 3 (0.87%) IBM
7 3 (0.87%) Sybase
7 3 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.87%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.87%) StatPro
7 3 (0.87%) Charles River
7 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 25000 and 34000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago