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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 164 141 164
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 160 238 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.95% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.85% 13.11% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 148 205 162
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1475 1816 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 14.89% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1614 1402
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 November 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 November 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.

1 366 (82.62%) .NET
2 337 (76.07%) SQL Server
3 312 (70.43%) C#
4 254 (57.34%) ASP.NET
5 218 (49.21%) SQL
5 218 (49.21%) Microsoft
5 218 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (44.70%) JavaScript
7 197 (44.47%) MVC
8 184 (41.53%) HTML
9 177 (39.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 171 (38.60%) jQuery
11 157 (35.44%) CSS
12 142 (32.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 129 (29.12%) Finance
14 126 (28.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 123 (27.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 109 (24.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 107 (24.15%) T-SQL
18 100 (22.57%) OO
19 98 (22.12%) MS Excel
20 93 (20.99%) SharePoint
21 88 (19.86%) Ajax
21 88 (19.86%) Web Development
22 87 (19.64%) .NET Framework
23 85 (19.19%) Degree
23 85 (19.19%) TDD
24 80 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
25 78 (17.61%) WCF
26 77 (17.38%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 93 (20.99%) SharePoint
2 50 (11.29%) CMS
3 49 (11.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 46 (10.38%) IIS
5 44 (9.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.93%) Umbraco
7 12 (2.71%) MS Project Server
8 11 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.58%) WordPress
10 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.35%) JBoss
11 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.45%) Node.js
13 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 98 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.42%) MS Office
3 18 (4.06%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.45%) MS Project
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.23%) Endur
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.58%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Trello
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.12%) Intranet
2 49 (11.06%) Internet
3 22 (4.97%) Extranet
4 8 (1.81%) Firewall
5 2 (0.45%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) VLAN
6 1 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (76.07%) SQL Server
2 177 (39.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 142 (32.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 109 (24.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 72 (16.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (9.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 37 (8.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (3.16%) SSDT
12 13 (2.93%) QlikView
13 12 (2.71%) Relational Database
13 12 (2.71%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (2.26%) DTS
14 10 (2.26%) MySQL
15 5 (1.13%) OLAP
16 4 (0.90%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 126 (28.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (6.55%) Subversion
2 29 (6.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 23 (5.19%) Eclipse
4 21 (4.74%) Git (software)
5 20 (4.51%) MSTest
5 20 (4.51%) SpecFlow
5 20 (4.51%) JIRA
6 19 (4.29%) NUnit
7 16 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 12 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (2.71%) ReSharper
8 12 (2.71%) Hudson
9 10 (2.26%) CruiseControl
10 9 (2.03%) Selenium
11 8 (1.81%) Dreamweaver
11 8 (1.81%) ERwin
11 8 (1.81%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.81%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.58%) Bugzilla
General
1 129 (29.12%) Finance
2 20 (4.51%) Banking
3 17 (3.84%) Marketing
3 17 (3.84%) Law
4 7 (1.58%) Legal
5 6 (1.35%) Advertising
5 6 (1.35%) Back Office
6 4 (0.90%) Publishing
6 4 (0.90%) Front Office
7 3 (0.68%) Retail
7 3 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 348 (78.56%) Developer
2 127 (28.67%) .NET Developer
3 67 (15.12%) Senior Developer
4 61 (13.77%) C# Developer
5 40 (9.03%) SharePoint Developer
5 40 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 37 (8.35%) Web Developer
7 28 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 26 (5.87%) Analyst
9 22 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
10 21 (4.74%) Programmer
11 19 (4.29%) Junior
11 19 (4.29%) Junior Developer
12 18 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (3.84%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.84%) .NET Web Developer
14 16 (3.61%) Team Leader
14 16 (3.61%) Systems Developer
14 16 (3.61%) Consultant
14 16 (3.61%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (82.62%) .NET
2 254 (57.34%) ASP.NET
3 184 (41.53%) HTML
4 171 (38.60%) jQuery
5 157 (35.44%) CSS
6 123 (27.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 88 (19.86%) Ajax
8 87 (19.64%) .NET Framework
9 78 (17.61%) WCF
10 77 (17.38%) HTML5
11 76 (17.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 73 (16.48%) XML
13 62 (14.00%) Web Services
14 44 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 37 (8.35%) XHTML
15 37 (8.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (7.90%) XSLT
17 29 (6.55%) CSS3
18 27 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (4.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.80%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.67%) Client/Server
4 21 (4.74%) Open Source
5 19 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.84%) Clustering
7 15 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 15 (3.39%) User Experience
8 13 (2.93%) Data Extraction
9 12 (2.71%) Statistics
10 11 (2.48%) Derivative
10 11 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.03%) Equities
11 9 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.81%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.35%) iPhone
15 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.90%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.00%) Windows
2 17 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.61%) Android
4 14 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.26%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.81%) Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (44.47%) MVC
3 100 (22.57%) OO
4 88 (19.86%) Web Development
5 85 (19.19%) TDD
6 70 (15.80%) Scrum
7 63 (14.22%) Mentoring
8 57 (12.87%) UML
9 52 (11.74%) ETL
10 49 (11.06%) OOD
11 47 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (9.03%) SOA
12 40 (9.03%) Unit Testing
13 36 (8.13%) Content Management
14 32 (7.22%) E-Commerce
15 31 (7.00%) Workflow
16 27 (6.09%) Business Analysis
16 27 (6.09%) BDD
17 26 (5.87%) OOP
18 23 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 312 (70.43%) C#
2 218 (49.21%) SQL
3 198 (44.70%) JavaScript
4 107 (24.15%) T-SQL
5 49 (11.06%) Java
6 48 (10.84%) VB.NET
7 30 (6.77%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.77%) PHP
7 30 (6.77%) VB
8 29 (6.55%) C++
9 22 (4.97%) VBA
10 8 (1.81%) C
11 7 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.90%) Ruby
12 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.68%) VB6
13 3 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.23%) Python
14 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (19.19%) Degree
2 31 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.90%) MCSA
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
5 3 (0.68%) MCTS
6 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (11.74%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) SCOM
2 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 218 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.90%) EPiServer
3 27 (6.09%) Telerik
4 23 (5.19%) VMware
5 21 (4.74%) Oracle
6 8 (1.81%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.90%) Nintex
8 3 (0.68%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.68%) SAP
8 3 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.23%) Lotus
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos
9 1 (0.23%) IBM
9 1 (0.23%) Google
9 1 (0.23%) Ektron
9 1 (0.23%) Sencha
9 1 (0.23%) Red Gate
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £55 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Human Factors International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 78000 - 95000 package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: + Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago