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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 111 100 170
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +70
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 283 302 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.35% 2.49% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.13% 16.10% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 268 270 178
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,150 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +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
1754 1876 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.56% 15.48% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1709 1521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 528 (84.62%) .NET
2 472 (75.64%) C#
3 438 (70.19%) SQL Server
4 373 (59.78%) ASP.NET
5 329 (52.72%) SQL
6 291 (46.63%) Microsoft
7 289 (46.31%) HTML
8 280 (44.87%) JavaScript
9 274 (43.91%) MVC
10 265 (42.47%) Finance
11 256 (41.03%) CSS
12 238 (38.14%) jQuery
13 233 (37.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 223 (35.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 193 (30.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 191 (30.61%) T-SQL
17 161 (25.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 160 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
19 156 (25.00%) OO
20 145 (23.24%) WCF
21 144 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 143 (22.92%) .NET Framework
23 131 (20.99%) TDD
24 129 (20.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 125 (20.03%) Ajax
26 121 (19.39%) HTML5
27 118 (18.91%) Degree
28 113 (18.11%) XML
29 107 (17.15%) MS Excel
30 106 (16.99%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 106 (16.99%) SharePoint
2 99 (15.87%) CMS
3 91 (14.58%) IIS
4 48 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 42 (6.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 36 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (2.24%) MS Project Server
9 13 (2.08%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.48%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.32%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.32%) DNN
13 2 (0.32%) Drupal
13 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.56%) MS Office
3 12 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.76%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.80%) Office 365
1 5 (0.80%) GitHub
2 4 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.42%) Intranet
2 58 (9.29%) Internet
3 8 (1.28%) Extranet
4 7 (1.12%) SSL
4 7 (1.12%) SSH
5 5 (0.80%) DNS
6 3 (0.48%) Firewall
7 2 (0.32%) HTTP
7 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (70.19%) SQL Server
2 233 (37.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 193 (30.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 144 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 104 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 73 (11.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 60 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 55 (8.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (4.81%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (2.40%) SSDT
12 14 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (2.24%) MySQL
13 10 (1.60%) QlikView
14 9 (1.44%) DTS
14 9 (1.44%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.28%) OLAP
16 7 (1.12%) Big Data
17 5 (0.80%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 223 (35.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 38 (6.09%) NUnit
4 36 (5.77%) Subversion
5 31 (4.97%) Eclipse
6 29 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 27 (4.33%) Selenium
8 22 (3.53%) Git (software)
9 20 (3.21%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.04%) JIRA
11 17 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (2.56%) MSTest
12 16 (2.56%) ERwin
13 15 (2.40%) Moq
14 14 (2.24%) Xcode
15 11 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (1.76%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.60%) MSBuild
16 10 (1.60%) ReSharper
General
1 265 (42.47%) Finance
2 57 (9.13%) Banking
3 42 (6.73%) Retail
4 33 (5.29%) Marketing
5 23 (3.69%) Advertising
6 22 (3.53%) Law
7 14 (2.24%) Front Office
8 7 (1.12%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.80%) Back Office
10 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 455 (72.92%) Developer
2 168 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 103 (16.51%) C# Developer
4 80 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 65 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (9.46%) Analyst
7 58 (9.29%) Web Developer
8 33 (5.29%) Systems Developer
9 30 (4.81%) SharePoint Developer
10 28 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (4.33%) Junior Developer
11 27 (4.33%) Junior
12 26 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
13 24 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
13 24 (3.85%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.69%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.69%) Architect
14 23 (3.69%) Programmer
15 21 (3.37%) C# Web Developer
16 20 (3.21%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (84.62%) .NET
2 373 (59.78%) ASP.NET
3 289 (46.31%) HTML
4 256 (41.03%) CSS
5 238 (38.14%) jQuery
6 161 (25.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 145 (23.24%) WCF
8 143 (22.92%) .NET Framework
9 129 (20.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 125 (20.03%) Ajax
11 121 (19.39%) HTML5
12 113 (18.11%) XML
13 98 (15.71%) Web Services
14 79 (12.66%) CSS3
15 62 (9.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 54 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 52 (8.33%) XSLT
18 37 (5.93%) LINQ
19 34 (5.45%) WPF
20 32 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.41%) Open Source
3 37 (5.93%) Inversion of Control
4 35 (5.61%) Client/Server
5 26 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 25 (4.01%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.88%) Derivative
8 17 (2.72%) Clustering
9 16 (2.56%) Equities
9 16 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.40%) W3C
11 14 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.76%) Data Extraction
13 8 (1.28%) Statistics
14 6 (0.96%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.80%) Blackberry
16 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.64%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.64%) Replication
17 3 (0.48%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.14%) Windows
2 27 (4.33%) Android
2 27 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 11 (1.76%) Linux
7 7 (1.12%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (43.91%) MVC
2 160 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (25.00%) OO
4 131 (20.99%) TDD
5 95 (15.22%) Web Development
6 94 (15.06%) Scrum
7 79 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (12.34%) Unit Testing
9 72 (11.54%) UML
10 63 (10.10%) OOD
11 61 (9.78%) E-Commerce
12 55 (8.81%) SOA
13 51 (8.17%) ETL
14 46 (7.37%) Software Engineering
15 44 (7.05%) Project Management
16 41 (6.57%) Content Management
17 39 (6.25%) Change Management
18 38 (6.09%) Waterfall
19 36 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (5.77%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 472 (75.64%) C#
2 329 (52.72%) SQL
3 280 (44.87%) JavaScript
4 191 (30.61%) T-SQL
5 82 (13.14%) Java
6 74 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 54 (8.65%) C++
8 50 (8.01%) VB
9 36 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 26 (4.17%) PHP
11 25 (4.01%) VBA
12 21 (3.37%) XPath
13 12 (1.92%) VBScript
14 11 (1.76%) C
15 9 (1.44%) Ruby
16 8 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.96%) Perl
18 4 (0.64%) VB6
18 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.48%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 118 (18.91%) Degree
2 42 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.08%) MCSD
4 12 (1.92%) MCAD
5 9 (1.44%) MCTS
6 5 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.64%) MCITP
8 3 (0.48%) ISEB
8 3 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCSE
10 1 (0.16%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.10%) QA
2 4 (0.64%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) Section 508
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.48%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.96%) Control-M
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 291 (46.63%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.69%) Oracle
2 48 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 17 (2.72%) DevExpress
4 13 (2.08%) JBoss
5 12 (1.92%) Telerik
6 10 (1.60%) VMware
7 9 (1.44%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.64%) Red Gate
8 4 (0.64%) Adobe
8 4 (0.64%) SAP
8 4 (0.64%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.48%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.48%) Google
9 3 (0.48%) Facebook
9 3 (0.48%) Nintex
10 2 (0.32%) FactSet
10 2 (0.32%) Tableau
10 2 (0.32%) Ektron
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, BUPA, Minimal travel!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Pension / 10-15% Bonus / Car
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago