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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 119 118 172
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +54
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 249 264 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.16% 2.23% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.39% 14.82% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 233 233 171
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1618 1781 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.05% 15.06% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1615 1525
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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.

1 493 (84.71%) .NET
2 447 (76.80%) C#
3 414 (71.13%) SQL Server
4 353 (60.65%) ASP.NET
5 312 (53.61%) SQL
6 278 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
7 276 (47.42%) Microsoft
8 263 (45.19%) HTML
9 256 (43.99%) JavaScript
10 254 (43.64%) MVC
11 236 (40.55%) Finance
12 229 (39.35%) CSS
13 216 (37.11%) jQuery
14 211 (36.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 199 (34.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 195 (33.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 187 (32.13%) T-SQL
18 154 (26.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 146 (25.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 143 (24.57%) OO
21 129 (22.16%) .NET Framework
22 128 (21.99%) WCF
23 126 (21.65%) TDD
24 119 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 109 (18.73%) Ajax
26 108 (18.56%) MS Excel
26 108 (18.56%) XML
27 107 (18.38%) Degree
28 104 (17.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 102 (17.53%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 101 (17.35%) SharePoint
2 88 (15.12%) CMS
3 76 (13.06%) IIS
4 43 (7.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 37 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 37 (6.36%) Umbraco
6 17 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (2.23%) MS Project Server
8 11 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.52%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.34%) DNN
13 1 (0.17%) Drupal
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.17%) WordPress
13 1 (0.17%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 108 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.75%) MS Office
3 9 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.37%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.34%) Agresso
3 1 (0.17%) Endur
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) GitHub
3 2 (0.34%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.00%) Intranet
2 47 (8.08%) Internet
3 8 (1.37%) Extranet
4 6 (1.03%) Firewall
4 6 (1.03%) DNS
4 6 (1.03%) SSL
4 6 (1.03%) SSH
5 2 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (71.13%) SQL Server
2 211 (36.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 195 (33.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (25.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 104 (17.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 77 (13.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 60 (10.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 49 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (4.64%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (2.75%) SSDT
13 15 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (2.23%) QlikView
15 12 (2.06%) MySQL
16 11 (1.89%) DTS
17 8 (1.37%) OLAP
17 8 (1.37%) NoSQL
18 7 (1.20%) Big Data
19 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 199 (34.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (8.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 33 (5.67%) Subversion
4 31 (5.33%) Eclipse
5 30 (5.15%) NUnit
6 24 (4.12%) SpecFlow
7 22 (3.78%) Selenium
7 22 (3.78%) Git (software)
8 19 (3.26%) JIRA
9 17 (2.92%) MSTest
9 17 (2.92%) Rhino Mocks
10 16 (2.75%) ERwin
10 16 (2.75%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (2.23%) Moq
13 12 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (2.06%) CruiseControl
14 11 (1.89%) Xcode
14 11 (1.89%) Jenkins
15 10 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 236 (40.55%) Finance
2 47 (8.08%) Banking
3 31 (5.33%) Retail
4 28 (4.81%) Marketing
5 24 (4.12%) Law
6 20 (3.44%) Advertising
7 13 (2.23%) Front Office
8 7 (1.20%) Back Office
8 7 (1.20%) Legal
9 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 433 (74.40%) Developer
2 161 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 90 (15.46%) C# Developer
4 75 (12.89%) Senior Developer
5 57 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (9.45%) Analyst
7 52 (8.93%) Web Developer
8 33 (5.67%) Systems Developer
9 31 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 27 (4.64%) Junior Developer
10 27 (4.64%) Junior
11 25 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (4.12%) Team Leader
12 24 (4.12%) .NET Web Developer
13 23 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.95%) Programmer
14 22 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (3.61%) ETL Developer
16 20 (3.44%) Architect
17 19 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (84.71%) .NET
2 353 (60.65%) ASP.NET
3 263 (45.19%) HTML
4 229 (39.35%) CSS
5 216 (37.11%) jQuery
6 154 (26.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 129 (22.16%) .NET Framework
8 128 (21.99%) WCF
9 119 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 109 (18.73%) Ajax
11 108 (18.56%) XML
12 102 (17.53%) HTML5
13 93 (15.98%) Web Services
14 65 (11.17%) CSS3
15 57 (9.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 56 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 50 (8.59%) XSLT
18 31 (5.33%) JSON
19 30 (5.15%) LINQ
20 28 (4.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 56 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.01%) Client/Server
4 31 (5.33%) Open Source
5 27 (4.64%) Inversion of Control
6 21 (3.61%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.92%) Clustering
8 16 (2.75%) Derivative
8 16 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.58%) Equities
9 15 (2.58%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.41%) User Experience
11 12 (2.06%) Data Extraction
11 12 (2.06%) W3C
12 8 (1.37%) Statistics
13 5 (0.86%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.86%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.86%) iPhone
14 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.68%) Windows
2 23 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.44%) Android
5 18 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.55%) Linux
6 9 (1.55%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (43.64%) MVC
3 143 (24.57%) OO
4 126 (21.65%) TDD
5 90 (15.46%) Scrum
6 88 (15.12%) Web Development
7 79 (13.57%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (12.89%) Unit Testing
9 69 (11.86%) UML
10 62 (10.65%) Mentoring
11 58 (9.97%) E-Commerce
12 57 (9.79%) OOD
13 50 (8.59%) SOA
13 50 (8.59%) ETL
14 41 (7.04%) Software Engineering
15 38 (6.53%) Content Management
16 36 (6.19%) Project Management
16 36 (6.19%) Business Analysis
17 34 (5.84%) Change Management
18 31 (5.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 447 (76.80%) C#
2 312 (53.61%) SQL
3 256 (43.99%) JavaScript
4 187 (32.13%) T-SQL
5 79 (13.57%) Java
6 77 (13.23%) VB.NET
7 49 (8.42%) C++
8 47 (8.08%) VB
9 32 (5.50%) PowerShell
10 28 (4.81%) PHP
11 27 (4.64%) VBA
12 17 (2.92%) XPath
13 10 (1.72%) C
14 7 (1.20%) VBScript
15 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.03%) Ruby
16 5 (0.86%) VB6
17 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.52%) ActionScript
18 3 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 107 (18.38%) Degree
2 35 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.72%) MCSD
4 9 (1.55%) MCAD
5 7 (1.20%) MCTS
6 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.69%) MCITP
8 3 (0.52%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.65%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) Section 508
System Software
1 12 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.34%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Control-M
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 276 (47.42%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.08%) EPiServer
3 41 (7.04%) Oracle
4 16 (2.75%) DevExpress
5 13 (2.23%) Telerik
6 12 (2.06%) VMware
7 11 (1.89%) JBoss
8 7 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.69%) Red Gate
9 4 (0.69%) Adobe
9 4 (0.69%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.69%) SAP
10 3 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.52%) Nintex
11 2 (0.34%) Tableau
11 2 (0.34%) Ektron
11 2 (0.34%) Google
11 2 (0.34%) HP
12 1 (0.17%) Citrix
12 1 (0.17%) Lotus
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Pension / 10-15% Bonus / Car
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 22 days ago