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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 178 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 146 325 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 2.62% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.44% 16.27% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 127 285 238
Average salary £49,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £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
1399 1998 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.26% 16.09% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1731 1402
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 (82.25%) .NET
2 233 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 227 (63.94%) C#
4 190 (53.52%) Microsoft
5 181 (50.99%) SQL
6 173 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (43.94%) ASP.NET
8 151 (42.54%) JavaScript
9 148 (41.69%) HTML
10 138 (38.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 137 (38.59%) MVC
12 132 (37.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 128 (36.06%) jQuery
14 126 (35.49%) CSS
15 98 (27.61%) .NET Framework
16 88 (24.79%) Ajax
17 87 (24.51%) Finance
18 80 (22.54%) MS Excel
18 80 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
19 76 (21.41%) SharePoint
20 75 (21.13%) HTML5
21 72 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 66 (18.59%) Windows
23 64 (18.03%) XML
24 61 (17.18%) SQL Server 2005
25 60 (16.90%) Web Services
26 59 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 57 (16.06%) Scrum
27 57 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
28 51 (14.37%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 76 (21.41%) SharePoint
2 39 (10.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 37 (10.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 30 (8.45%) IIS
5 6 (1.69%) WordPress
6 5 (1.41%) Node.js
7 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.28%) Kentico
10 1 (0.28%) DNN
10 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.28%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.28%) JBoss
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.58%) MS Office
3 27 (7.61%) InfoPath
4 9 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.85%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Magento
3 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) GitHub
3 2 (0.56%) Trello
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.30%) Intranet
2 22 (6.20%) Internet
3 18 (5.07%) Extranet
4 4 (1.13%) SSL
5 2 (0.56%) SSH
5 2 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.28%) SMTP
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 132 (37.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 72 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (17.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (16.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (4.23%) SSDT
10 12 (3.38%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.10%) DTS
11 11 (3.10%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.54%) Big Data
13 6 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.69%) MS Access
14 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.13%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 138 (38.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 21 (5.92%) NUnit
4 12 (3.38%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (2.82%) Selenium
7 9 (2.54%) Subversion
7 9 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.41%) MSTest
9 5 (1.41%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.41%) NuGet
9 5 (1.41%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.13%) JIRA
10 4 (1.13%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.13%) Hudson
10 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 87 (24.51%) Finance
2 33 (9.30%) Banking
3 9 (2.54%) Law
4 7 (1.97%) Legal
5 6 (1.69%) Marketing
6 5 (1.41%) Publishing
6 5 (1.41%) Games
6 5 (1.41%) Front Office
6 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Retail
7 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 263 (74.08%) Developer
2 67 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 55 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 43 (12.11%) Programmer
5 41 (11.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 37 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 30 (8.45%) Analyst
7 30 (8.45%) AWS Developer
8 25 (7.04%) Software Developer
9 18 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.79%) Development Manager
10 17 (4.79%) SQL Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Junior
11 16 (4.51%) Senior Programmer
12 13 (3.66%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.66%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.38%) Graduate
13 12 (3.38%) Applications Developer
13 12 (3.38%) Web Developer
13 12 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (82.25%) .NET
2 156 (43.94%) ASP.NET
3 148 (41.69%) HTML
4 128 (36.06%) jQuery
5 126 (35.49%) CSS
6 98 (27.61%) .NET Framework
7 88 (24.79%) Ajax
8 75 (21.13%) HTML5
9 64 (18.03%) XML
10 60 (16.90%) Web Services
11 57 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (14.37%) WCF
13 32 (9.01%) CSS3
14 31 (8.73%) Entity Framework
15 30 (8.45%) XHTML
15 30 (8.45%) WinForms
16 26 (7.32%) XSLT
17 24 (6.76%) AngularJS
18 22 (6.20%) LINQ
19 21 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 19 (5.35%) User Experience
4 17 (4.79%) Clustering
5 10 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.41%) Statistics
9 4 (1.13%) Replication
10 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.85%) DTV
10 3 (0.85%) Physics
10 3 (0.85%) Chemistry
10 3 (0.85%) Derivative
10 3 (0.85%) iPad
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
11 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.59%) Windows
2 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.25%) Android
5 7 (1.97%) Linux
6 2 (0.56%) UNIX
7 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (38.59%) MVC
3 57 (16.06%) Scrum
4 47 (13.24%) Waterfall
5 45 (12.68%) Mentoring
5 45 (12.68%) Web Development
6 44 (12.39%) Business Analysis
7 43 (12.11%) ETL
8 42 (11.83%) OO
9 41 (11.55%) TDD
10 40 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (9.58%) Workflow
12 32 (9.01%) Content Management
13 30 (8.45%) Unit Testing
14 25 (7.04%) OOP
15 22 (6.20%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (5.63%) BDD
18 19 (5.35%) Kanban
18 19 (5.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (63.94%) C#
2 181 (50.99%) SQL
3 151 (42.54%) JavaScript
4 49 (13.80%) T-SQL
5 29 (8.17%) PowerShell
6 23 (6.48%) VB
6 23 (6.48%) VB.NET
6 23 (6.48%) Java
7 15 (4.23%) VBA
8 10 (2.82%) PHP
9 8 (2.25%) C++
10 5 (1.41%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.41%) VB6
11 3 (0.85%) Ruby
11 3 (0.85%) R
12 2 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) Ada
12 2 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (11.83%) Degree
2 39 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.13%) MCSA
5 3 (0.85%) PhD
5 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.56%) MCSD
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) MCAD
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCTS
7 1 (0.28%) MCPD
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.89%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) COBIT
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) SCOM
1 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 190 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.32%) Telerik
3 22 (6.20%) Oracle
4 19 (5.35%) VMware
5 4 (1.13%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.85%) Charles River
6 3 (0.85%) SAP
6 3 (0.85%) Tableau
6 3 (0.85%) IBM
6 3 (0.85%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.56%) StreamBase
7 2 (0.56%) Nintex
7 2 (0.56%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.56%) Cognos
7 2 (0.56%) Metastorm
7 2 (0.56%) Capita
7 2 (0.56%) Sencha
8 1 (0.28%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.28%) Serena
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £44,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k basic + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
The City, London (EC1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £35-45K (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £47000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago