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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 152 141 178
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 176 236 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 1.94% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.72% 13.15% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 163 213 144
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
1502 1795 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 14.75% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1625 1463
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 412 (83.40%) .NET
2 375 (75.91%) C#
3 370 (74.90%) SQL Server
4 300 (60.73%) ASP.NET
5 266 (53.85%) SQL
6 240 (48.58%) Microsoft
7 227 (45.95%) JavaScript
7 227 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
8 222 (44.94%) HTML
9 214 (43.32%) MVC
10 188 (38.06%) CSS
10 188 (38.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 179 (36.23%) jQuery
12 172 (34.82%) Finance
13 166 (33.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 150 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 148 (29.96%) T-SQL
16 137 (27.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 128 (25.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 120 (24.29%) OO
19 109 (22.06%) MS Excel
20 105 (21.26%) XML
21 102 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 100 (20.24%) TDD
23 94 (19.03%) .NET Framework
23 94 (19.03%) Degree
24 92 (18.62%) WCF
25 90 (18.22%) Ajax
25 90 (18.22%) SharePoint
26 89 (18.02%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 90 (18.22%) SharePoint
2 68 (13.77%) CMS
3 60 (12.15%) IIS
4 48 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 42 (8.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (4.25%) Umbraco
7 14 (2.83%) MS Project Server
7 14 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.62%) JBoss
9 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.81%) WordPress
10 4 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.40%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.20%) SAS
12 1 (0.20%) Drupal
12 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 109 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.45%) MS Office
3 14 (2.83%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Magento
1 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.40%) Agresso
3 1 (0.20%) Endur
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.42%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 70 (14.17%) Intranet
2 50 (10.12%) Internet
3 17 (3.44%) Extranet
4 8 (1.62%) Firewall
5 4 (0.81%) SSL
5 4 (0.81%) SSH
6 3 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) HTTP
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.20%) VLAN
7 1 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (74.90%) SQL Server
2 188 (38.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 166 (33.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (25.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (17.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 77 (15.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (9.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 42 (8.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (3.85%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (3.04%) SSDT
13 13 (2.63%) QlikView
13 13 (2.63%) DTS
14 11 (2.23%) MySQL
15 5 (1.01%) OLAP
15 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 150 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (8.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 34 (6.88%) Subversion
4 29 (5.87%) Eclipse
5 21 (4.25%) JIRA
5 21 (4.25%) Git (software)
6 20 (4.05%) SpecFlow
7 18 (3.64%) MSTest
7 18 (3.64%) NUnit
8 17 (3.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (2.63%) Selenium
9 13 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (2.43%) ERwin
11 11 (2.23%) CruiseControl
11 11 (2.23%) ReSharper
12 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.62%) Hudson
14 8 (1.62%) Xcode
14 8 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 172 (34.82%) Finance
2 31 (6.28%) Banking
3 22 (4.45%) Marketing
3 22 (4.45%) Law
4 13 (2.63%) Retail
5 9 (1.82%) Front Office
6 8 (1.62%) Advertising
7 7 (1.42%) Legal
8 6 (1.21%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 380 (76.92%) Developer
2 142 (28.74%) .NET Developer
3 72 (14.57%) Senior Developer
4 70 (14.17%) C# Developer
5 47 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (8.70%) Analyst
7 41 (8.30%) Web Developer
8 38 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 29 (5.87%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.06%) Systems Developer
11 23 (4.66%) Junior Developer
11 23 (4.66%) Junior
12 22 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (4.25%) Team Leader
13 21 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (4.05%) Programmer
15 18 (3.64%) Consultant
15 18 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
16 17 (3.44%) ETL Developer
17 15 (3.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (83.40%) .NET
2 300 (60.73%) ASP.NET
3 222 (44.94%) HTML
4 188 (38.06%) CSS
5 179 (36.23%) jQuery
6 137 (27.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 105 (21.26%) XML
8 102 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 94 (19.03%) .NET Framework
10 92 (18.62%) WCF
11 90 (18.22%) Ajax
12 87 (17.61%) HTML5
13 83 (16.80%) Web Services
14 52 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 49 (9.92%) XSLT
16 40 (8.10%) CSS3
17 37 (7.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 33 (6.68%) XHTML
19 26 (5.26%) JSON
19 26 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.18%) Computer Science
2 49 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.09%) Client/Server
4 25 (5.06%) Open Source
5 18 (3.64%) User Experience
6 16 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.24%) Clustering
7 14 (2.83%) Derivative
8 13 (2.63%) Data Extraction
9 12 (2.43%) Equities
9 12 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (2.23%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (2.02%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.82%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.62%) Statistics
14 7 (1.42%) W3C
15 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (1.21%) iPhone
16 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.16%) Windows
2 20 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (3.04%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.04%) Android
3 15 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.02%) Linux
4 10 (2.02%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.20%) CentOS
5 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (43.32%) MVC
3 120 (24.29%) OO
4 100 (20.24%) TDD
5 89 (18.02%) Web Development
6 69 (13.97%) Scrum
7 65 (13.16%) UML
8 61 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (11.94%) Mentoring
10 49 (9.92%) OOD
11 48 (9.72%) Unit Testing
12 46 (9.31%) ETL
13 45 (9.11%) SOA
13 45 (9.11%) E-Commerce
14 39 (7.89%) Content Management
15 29 (5.87%) Software Engineering
16 27 (5.47%) Business Analysis
17 26 (5.26%) OOP
18 25 (5.06%) Project Management
19 24 (4.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 375 (75.91%) C#
2 266 (53.85%) SQL
3 227 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 148 (29.96%) T-SQL
5 67 (13.56%) Java
6 64 (12.96%) VB.NET
7 40 (8.10%) VB
8 38 (7.69%) C++
9 33 (6.68%) PowerShell
10 27 (5.47%) PHP
11 25 (5.06%) VBA
12 12 (2.43%) XPath
13 8 (1.62%) C
14 7 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.01%) VB6
16 4 (0.81%) Ruby
16 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.81%) VBScript
17 3 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 94 (19.03%) Degree
2 32 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.01%) MCTS
3 5 (1.01%) MCSD
3 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.81%) MCAD
5 3 (0.61%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) MCITP
6 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.74%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) WCAG
3 1 (0.20%) Section 508
System Software
1 18 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.01%) SCOM
2 4 (0.81%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.61%) SCCM
4 2 (0.40%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 240 (48.58%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.70%) EPiServer
3 34 (6.88%) Oracle
4 23 (4.66%) Telerik
5 18 (3.64%) VMware
6 14 (2.83%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.21%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.81%) Nintex
9 3 (0.61%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.61%) SAP
9 3 (0.61%) HP
10 2 (0.40%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.40%) Tableau
11 1 (0.20%) Facebook
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix
11 1 (0.20%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.20%) Lotus
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.20%) IBM
11 1 (0.20%) Ektron
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Human Factors International
Salary: Competitve Salary, Quarterly Bonus, Free Health Care
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, BUPA, Minimal travel!
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Pension / 10-15% Bonus / Car
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago