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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 151 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 168 269 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 2.29% 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.63% 15.96% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 255 266
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1581 1685 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.34% 14.36% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1492 1686
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 254 (83.55%) C#
2 249 (81.91%) .NET
3 202 (66.45%) SQL Server
4 169 (55.59%) SQL
5 147 (48.36%) Finance
6 128 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (40.79%) Microsoft
8 120 (39.47%) ASP.NET
9 112 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 106 (34.87%) MVC
11 103 (33.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 101 (33.22%) HTML
13 95 (31.25%) CSS
14 87 (28.62%) jQuery
15 82 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 78 (25.66%) Web Services
17 74 (24.34%) WCF
18 73 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 70 (23.03%) TDD
20 67 (22.04%) SQL Server 2008
21 62 (20.39%) MS Excel
22 61 (20.07%) Windows
23 57 (18.75%) Degree
23 57 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
24 54 (17.76%) SharePoint
25 53 (17.43%) Ajax
26 52 (17.11%) .NET Framework
27 51 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
28 47 (15.46%) WPF
29 46 (15.13%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (17.76%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.89%) IIS
3 16 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.99%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) DNN
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Kentico
8 1 (0.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 62 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.89%) MS Office
3 12 (3.95%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.66%) MS Project
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (8.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.96%) Office 365
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) Firewall
2 9 (2.96%) SMTP
3 8 (2.63%) DHCP
3 8 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.63%) DNS
3 8 (2.63%) SAN
3 8 (2.63%) Intranet
3 8 (2.63%) VLAN
3 8 (2.63%) NAS
3 8 (2.63%) LAN
4 6 (1.97%) Internet
4 6 (1.97%) SSL
5 5 (1.64%) SSH
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (66.45%) SQL Server
2 82 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (22.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 57 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (9.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.64%) Data Mart
11 5 (1.64%) Big Data
11 5 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
12 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.99%) QlikView
13 3 (0.99%) DTS
Development Applications
1 103 (33.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (10.20%) NUnit
3 29 (9.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 21 (6.91%) Selenium
5 18 (5.92%) FitNesse
6 16 (5.26%) JIRA
7 14 (4.61%) MSBuild
8 11 (3.62%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.62%) Subversion
9 10 (3.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 8 (2.63%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.32%) NuGet
11 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.32%) Moq
11 4 (1.32%) JMeter
12 3 (0.99%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.99%) Toad
12 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.66%) MSTest
13 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 147 (48.36%) Finance
2 27 (8.88%) Banking
3 24 (7.89%) Front Office
4 19 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.26%) Retail
6 15 (4.93%) Marketing
7 6 (1.97%) Law
8 5 (1.64%) Games
9 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.32%) Electronics
9 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.99%) Back Office
10 3 (0.99%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 215 (70.72%) Developer
2 65 (21.38%) .NET Developer
2 65 (21.38%) C# Developer
3 42 (13.82%) Senior Developer
4 35 (11.51%) Analyst
5 28 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 23 (7.57%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.92%) SQL Developer
9 16 (5.26%) AWS Developer
10 14 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (3.62%) Graduate
12 11 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
12 11 (3.62%) Analyst Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Applications Developer
13 10 (3.29%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.96%) Agile C# Developer
14 9 (2.96%) Senior QA Analyst
14 9 (2.96%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (81.91%) .NET
2 120 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 101 (33.22%) HTML
4 95 (31.25%) CSS
5 87 (28.62%) jQuery
6 78 (25.66%) Web Services
7 74 (24.34%) WCF
8 53 (17.43%) Ajax
9 52 (17.11%) .NET Framework
10 47 (15.46%) WPF
11 42 (13.82%) XML
12 40 (13.16%) HTML5
13 36 (11.84%) LINQ
14 32 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (9.87%) Entity Framework
16 25 (8.22%) CSS3
17 22 (7.24%) WinForms
18 20 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 19 (6.25%) XSLT
20 15 (4.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.92%) Mathematics
4 17 (5.59%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.96%) Derivative
5 9 (2.96%) Java Card
6 8 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.30%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.64%) Replication
9 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.32%) DTV
9 4 (1.32%) Equities
10 3 (0.99%) Wiki
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.07%) Windows
2 9 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (2.96%) Windows 7
2 9 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.32%) Android
4 4 (1.32%) UNIX
5 3 (0.99%) Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (34.87%) MVC
3 70 (23.03%) TDD
4 51 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (15.13%) SDLC
6 39 (12.83%) Scrum
7 34 (11.18%) OO
8 32 (10.53%) CRM
9 25 (8.22%) Asset Management
9 25 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.22%) BDD
10 23 (7.57%) Software Engineering
11 21 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.91%) Waterfall
12 20 (6.58%) Automated Testing
13 19 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 19 (6.25%) Migration
14 15 (4.93%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (4.28%) MVVM
16 12 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (83.55%) C#
2 169 (55.59%) SQL
3 112 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.82%) T-SQL
5 32 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 32 (10.53%) Java
6 23 (7.57%) VBA
7 21 (6.91%) C++
8 13 (4.28%) VB
9 9 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.96%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.97%) PHP
10 6 (1.97%) VBScript
11 5 (1.64%) Perl
12 3 (0.99%) VB6
13 2 (0.66%) XQuery
13 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.66%) F#
13 2 (0.66%) XPath
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (18.75%) Degree
2 31 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.28%) MCSE
4 8 (2.63%) MCSA
4 8 (2.63%) CCNA
4 8 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.64%) CISA
5 5 (1.64%) CISM
6 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.51%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 8 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 124 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.87%) Oracle
3 8 (2.63%) Citrix
3 8 (2.63%) VMware
4 6 (1.97%) WorldPay
5 5 (1.64%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.32%) Metastorm
6 4 (1.32%) Sybase
6 4 (1.32%) SAP
6 4 (1.32%) StreamBase
6 4 (1.32%) Red Gate
7 3 (0.99%) Twitter
7 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.99%) Capita
7 3 (0.99%) Cognos
7 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.99%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.99%) StatPro
8 2 (0.66%) Infragistics
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