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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 144 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 183 272 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 2.42% 2.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.21% 15.23% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 165 237 220
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1385 1786 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.28% 15.88% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1522 1332
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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.

1 292 (79.13%) .NET
2 250 (67.75%) SQL Server
3 223 (60.43%) C#
4 202 (54.74%) Microsoft
5 192 (52.03%) SQL
6 183 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
7 167 (45.26%) ASP.NET
8 160 (43.36%) HTML
9 156 (42.28%) JavaScript
10 151 (40.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 141 (38.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 140 (37.94%) MVC
13 136 (36.86%) CSS
14 135 (36.59%) jQuery
15 97 (26.29%) Ajax
16 96 (26.02%) .NET Framework
17 93 (25.20%) MS Excel
18 87 (23.58%) HTML5
19 83 (22.49%) SharePoint
20 82 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
21 78 (21.14%) Finance
22 75 (20.33%) Windows
23 74 (20.05%) XML
23 74 (20.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 61 (16.53%) Web Services
24 61 (16.53%) Scrum
24 61 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
25 60 (16.26%) SQL Server 2005
25 60 (16.26%) Web Development
26 55 (14.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 83 (22.49%) SharePoint
2 49 (13.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 47 (12.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (9.21%) IIS
5 10 (2.71%) WordPress
6 6 (1.63%) Node.js
7 4 (1.08%) CMS
8 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.27%) DNN
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (25.20%) MS Excel
2 43 (11.65%) MS Office
3 37 (10.03%) InfoPath
4 10 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.81%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) MS Project
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (2.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.27%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.54%) Trello
5 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.11%) Intranet
2 28 (7.59%) Internet
3 27 (7.32%) Extranet
4 3 (0.81%) Firewall
4 3 (0.81%) SSL
5 2 (0.54%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (67.75%) SQL Server
2 151 (40.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 74 (20.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (16.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (14.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (4.61%) SSDT
10 13 (3.52%) DTS
11 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.44%) Relational Database
13 8 (2.17%) Big Data
14 6 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.63%) MS Access
15 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.81%) MongoDB
17 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 141 (38.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (6.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 19 (5.15%) NUnit
4 13 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 12 (3.25%) Selenium
6 11 (2.98%) Subversion
6 11 (2.98%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.90%) MSTest
7 7 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.90%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.36%) Hudson
8 5 (1.36%) NuGet
8 5 (1.36%) JIRA
8 5 (1.36%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.08%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (1.08%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 78 (21.14%) Finance
2 32 (8.67%) Banking
3 11 (2.98%) Law
4 7 (1.90%) Legal
5 5 (1.36%) Publishing
5 5 (1.36%) Games
5 5 (1.36%) Marketing
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.81%) Front Office
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 270 (73.17%) Developer
2 62 (16.80%) .NET Developer
3 59 (15.99%) Senior Developer
4 52 (14.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 43 (11.65%) Programmer
6 32 (8.67%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.86%) Analyst
7 29 (7.86%) AWS Developer
8 28 (7.59%) Software Developer
9 21 (5.69%) Technical Leader
10 20 (5.42%) SQL Developer
11 19 (5.15%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.34%) Development Manager
12 16 (4.34%) Junior
12 16 (4.34%) Senior Programmer
12 16 (4.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.52%) Web Developer
13 13 (3.52%) Applications Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (79.13%) .NET
2 167 (45.26%) ASP.NET
3 160 (43.36%) HTML
4 136 (36.86%) CSS
5 135 (36.59%) jQuery
6 97 (26.29%) Ajax
7 96 (26.02%) .NET Framework
8 87 (23.58%) HTML5
9 74 (20.05%) XML
10 61 (16.53%) Web Services
10 61 (16.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (14.09%) WCF
12 46 (12.47%) XHTML
13 34 (9.21%) CSS3
14 31 (8.40%) XSLT
15 30 (8.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 30 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (7.32%) WinForms
17 26 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 22 (5.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.59%) User Experience
2 28 (7.59%) Blackberry
3 21 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.42%) Clustering
5 12 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.36%) Statistics
9 5 (1.36%) iPad
10 4 (1.08%) Replication
10 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.08%) iPhone
11 3 (0.81%) Physics
11 3 (0.81%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.81%) Open Source
12 2 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (20.33%) Windows
2 16 (4.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (3.25%) Linux
4 9 (2.44%) Android
4 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (37.94%) MVC
3 61 (16.53%) Scrum
4 60 (16.26%) Web Development
5 52 (14.09%) Mentoring
6 49 (13.28%) Waterfall
7 47 (12.74%) ETL
8 46 (12.47%) Workflow
8 46 (12.47%) Business Analysis
9 42 (11.38%) TDD
10 41 (11.11%) Content Management
10 41 (11.11%) OO
11 38 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (7.86%) OOP
14 28 (7.59%) Unit Testing
15 24 (6.50%) BDD
16 19 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (5.15%) Change Management
17 18 (4.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 223 (60.43%) C#
2 192 (52.03%) SQL
3 156 (42.28%) JavaScript
4 52 (14.09%) T-SQL
5 41 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 26 (7.05%) VB
7 22 (5.96%) Java
8 21 (5.69%) VB.NET
9 16 (4.34%) VBA
10 14 (3.79%) PHP
11 8 (2.17%) C++
12 6 (1.63%) VB6
13 5 (1.36%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.81%) R
14 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.54%) Ruby
15 2 (0.54%) Ada
15 2 (0.54%) C
16 1 (0.27%) Python
16 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (9.21%) Degree
3 9 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.08%) MCSA
5 3 (0.81%) PhD
5 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) MCPD
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCAD
7 1 (0.27%) MCSD
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.78%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) COBIT
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) SCOM
2 5 (1.36%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 202 (54.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.30%) Telerik
3 29 (7.86%) VMware
4 18 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (0.81%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.81%) Charles River
5 3 (0.81%) Tableau
5 3 (0.81%) Nintex
6 2 (0.54%) LexisNexis
6 2 (0.54%) IBM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos
7 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) HP
7 1 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.27%) Apple
7 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.27%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.27%) StreamBase
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k basic + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k + Excellent OTE Bonus &
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 23 days ago