The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 102 107 158
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +51
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 310 283 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.55% 2.36% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.45% 15.93% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 294 238 176
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1884 1777 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.49% 14.83% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1573 1445
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Visual Studio
London

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 July 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 July 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.

1 531 (82.71%) .NET
2 474 (73.83%) C#
3 434 (67.60%) SQL Server
4 363 (56.54%) ASP.NET
5 330 (51.40%) SQL
6 298 (46.42%) Microsoft
7 297 (46.26%) HTML
8 289 (45.02%) JavaScript
9 282 (43.93%) Finance
10 278 (43.30%) CSS
11 272 (42.37%) MVC
12 245 (38.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 239 (37.23%) jQuery
14 224 (34.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 189 (29.44%) T-SQL
16 179 (27.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 166 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
18 159 (24.77%) WCF
19 150 (23.36%) .NET Framework
19 150 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 144 (22.43%) OO
21 136 (21.18%) TDD
22 134 (20.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 129 (20.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 127 (19.78%) Ajax
24 127 (19.78%) HTML5
25 115 (17.91%) Degree
26 113 (17.60%) XML
26 113 (17.60%) SharePoint
27 105 (16.36%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 113 (17.60%) SharePoint
2 102 (15.89%) CMS
3 95 (14.80%) IIS
4 54 (8.41%) Umbraco
5 49 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 36 (5.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
8 20 (3.12%) MS Project Server
9 14 (2.18%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.62%) Lync
13 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.47%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.31%) WordPress
14 2 (0.31%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.31%) DNN
Applications
1 105 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.80%) MS Office
3 13 (2.02%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.87%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.31%) Agresso
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.56%) GitHub
2 7 (1.09%) Office 365
3 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Pure360
4 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.44%) Internet
2 56 (8.72%) Intranet
3 8 (1.25%) SSH
3 8 (1.25%) SSL
4 6 (0.93%) Extranet
5 5 (0.78%) DNS
6 4 (0.62%) HTTP
7 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.16%) Multicast
8 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (67.60%) SQL Server
2 224 (34.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (27.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (20.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (15.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 60 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 34 (5.30%) Relational Database
10 30 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.34%) MySQL
12 13 (2.02%) SSDT
13 12 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (1.40%) NoSQL
16 7 (1.09%) Big Data
16 7 (1.09%) QlikView
17 6 (0.93%) DTS
17 6 (0.93%) MS Access
18 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 245 (38.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (7.01%) NUnit
3 43 (6.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 34 (5.30%) Subversion
5 32 (4.98%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.36%) SpecFlow
7 26 (4.05%) Selenium
8 21 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
10 17 (2.65%) Git (software)
11 16 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
12 15 (2.34%) Xcode
12 15 (2.34%) JIRA
12 15 (2.34%) Moq
12 15 (2.34%) MSTest
13 14 (2.18%) ERwin
14 13 (2.02%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.71%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 282 (43.93%) Finance
2 65 (10.12%) Banking
3 54 (8.41%) Retail
4 36 (5.61%) Advertising
5 31 (4.83%) Marketing
6 21 (3.27%) Law
7 16 (2.49%) Front Office
8 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.25%) Legal
9 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 451 (70.25%) Developer
2 153 (23.83%) .NET Developer
3 104 (16.20%) C# Developer
4 74 (11.53%) Web Developer
5 72 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 69 (10.75%) Analyst
7 58 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (5.61%) SharePoint Developer
8 36 (5.61%) Systems Developer
9 30 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (4.36%) .NET Web Developer
11 25 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (3.89%) Junior Developer
11 25 (3.89%) Junior
12 24 (3.74%) Programmer
12 24 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (3.74%) C# Web Developer
13 23 (3.58%) Software Engineer
14 22 (3.43%) Architect
14 22 (3.43%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (82.71%) .NET
2 363 (56.54%) ASP.NET
3 297 (46.26%) HTML
4 278 (43.30%) CSS
5 239 (37.23%) jQuery
6 159 (24.77%) WCF
7 150 (23.36%) .NET Framework
7 150 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 129 (20.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 127 (19.78%) Ajax
9 127 (19.78%) HTML5
10 113 (17.60%) XML
11 95 (14.80%) Web Services
12 85 (13.24%) CSS3
13 64 (9.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 57 (8.88%) XSLT
15 50 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 42 (6.54%) WPF
17 41 (6.39%) LINQ
18 33 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 46 (7.17%) Inversion of Control
3 40 (6.23%) Open Source
4 36 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 29 (4.52%) Client/Server
6 27 (4.21%) Mathematics
7 21 (3.27%) Derivative
8 15 (2.34%) W3C
8 15 (2.34%) Equities
8 15 (2.34%) Clustering
9 12 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.25%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.93%) Statistics
11 6 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.62%) Replication
12 4 (0.62%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.71%) Windows
2 29 (4.52%) Android
3 28 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.80%) Windows 8
7 13 (2.02%) Linux
8 9 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (42.37%) MVC
2 166 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (22.43%) OO
4 136 (21.18%) TDD
5 97 (15.11%) Scrum
6 88 (13.71%) Web Development
7 80 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
8 75 (11.68%) Unit Testing
9 63 (9.81%) UML
10 59 (9.19%) SOA
10 59 (9.19%) E-Commerce
11 58 (9.03%) OOD
12 57 (8.88%) Software Engineering
13 49 (7.63%) Project Management
13 49 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (7.01%) ETL
15 42 (6.54%) Change Management
16 41 (6.39%) Content Management
17 40 (6.23%) Waterfall
18 39 (6.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 474 (73.83%) C#
2 330 (51.40%) SQL
3 289 (45.02%) JavaScript
4 189 (29.44%) T-SQL
5 82 (12.77%) Java
6 73 (11.37%) VB.NET
7 60 (9.35%) C++
8 55 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 55 (8.57%) VB
9 29 (4.52%) XPath
10 26 (4.05%) PHP
11 25 (3.89%) VBA
12 16 (2.49%) VBScript
13 13 (2.02%) C
14 11 (1.71%) R
15 10 (1.56%) Ruby
15 10 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.40%) Perl
17 6 (0.93%) VB6
18 4 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (17.91%) Degree
2 44 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.65%) MCSD
4 16 (2.49%) MCAD
5 9 (1.40%) MCTS
6 5 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.47%) MCT
7 3 (0.47%) ISEB
7 3 (0.47%) MCITP
8 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.72%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) WCAG
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) Section 508
System Software
1 10 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.62%) IAG
5 1 (0.16%) UAG
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Control-M
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 298 (46.42%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.94%) Oracle
3 43 (6.70%) EPiServer
4 15 (2.34%) DevExpress
5 14 (2.18%) JBoss
6 9 (1.40%) VMware
6 9 (1.40%) Sitecore
6 9 (1.40%) Telerik
7 5 (0.78%) Sybase
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe
7 5 (0.78%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.62%) Google
8 4 (0.62%) Facebook
9 3 (0.47%) Red Gate
9 3 (0.47%) FactSet
9 3 (0.47%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.47%) Ektron
10 2 (0.31%) Sun
10 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-65k
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Drake Fleming
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits etc.
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago