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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 173 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 92 215 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 2.07% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.95% 14.68% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 86 205 230
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1157 1465 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.33% 14.11% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 1301 1374
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 161 (81.73%) .NET
2 149 (75.63%) C#
3 125 (63.45%) SQL Server
4 107 (54.31%) SQL
5 103 (52.28%) Microsoft
6 94 (47.72%) Finance
7 85 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (41.12%) ASP.NET
9 78 (39.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 63 (31.98%) MVC
10 63 (31.98%) JavaScript
11 62 (31.47%) jQuery
12 60 (30.46%) HTML
13 53 (26.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 53 (26.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 49 (24.87%) WCF
15 46 (23.35%) CSS
16 45 (22.84%) Web Services
17 44 (22.34%) SDLC
18 43 (21.83%) Windows
18 43 (21.83%) MS Excel
19 41 (20.81%) XML
19 41 (20.81%) Ajax
20 39 (19.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 39 (19.80%) Degree
21 36 (18.27%) WPF
22 35 (17.77%) TDD
23 34 (17.26%) Banking
24 33 (16.75%) .NET Framework
25 32 (16.24%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 30 (15.23%) SharePoint
2 26 (13.20%) IIS
3 14 (7.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.54%) CMS
6 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.54%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.52%) DNN
7 3 (1.52%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.52%) Kentico
7 3 (1.52%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 43 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.72%) MS Office
3 10 (5.08%) InfoPath
4 8 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (2.03%) Photoshop
7 3 (1.52%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.03%) Visualfiles
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.54%) Office 365
3 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.52%) GitHub
4 3 (1.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) Firewall
2 12 (6.09%) Intranet
3 10 (5.08%) Extranet
3 10 (5.08%) Internet
4 8 (4.06%) SMTP
5 5 (2.54%) DHCP
5 5 (2.54%) DNS
5 5 (2.54%) LAN
5 5 (2.54%) NAS
5 5 (2.54%) SAN
5 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.54%) VLAN
6 3 (1.52%) SSL
7 2 (1.02%) Telnet
8 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (63.45%) SQL Server
2 53 (26.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 53 (26.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (19.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (11.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (9.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.58%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.06%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.03%) MS Access
12 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (1.02%) DTS
13 2 (1.02%) ProClarity
13 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.51%) Essbase
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (39.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.64%) NUnit
3 17 (8.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (6.60%) SpecFlow
5 12 (6.09%) Subversion
6 11 (5.58%) Selenium
7 9 (4.57%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.06%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.06%) FitNesse
8 8 (4.06%) JIRA
9 7 (3.55%) MSBuild
10 6 (3.05%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.05%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (2.54%) Fiddler
12 4 (2.03%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.03%) MSTest
12 4 (2.03%) NCrunch
General
1 94 (47.72%) Finance
2 34 (17.26%) Banking
3 18 (9.14%) Law
4 11 (5.58%) Legal
5 10 (5.08%) Front Office
6 8 (4.06%) Retail
7 7 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.55%) Marketing
7 7 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Back Office
8 3 (1.52%) Billing
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.02%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 148 (75.13%) Developer
2 73 (37.06%) .NET Developer
3 70 (35.53%) C# Developer
4 52 (26.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (14.72%) Analyst
5 29 (14.72%) SQL Developer
6 28 (14.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (14.21%) Senior Developer
7 26 (13.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (8.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 15 (7.61%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (6.60%) Analyst Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.58%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 11 (5.58%) Test Leader
11 11 (5.58%) VB.NET Developer
11 11 (5.58%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.08%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (81.73%) .NET
2 81 (41.12%) ASP.NET
3 62 (31.47%) jQuery
4 60 (30.46%) HTML
5 49 (24.87%) WCF
6 46 (23.35%) CSS
7 45 (22.84%) Web Services
8 41 (20.81%) Ajax
8 41 (20.81%) XML
9 36 (18.27%) WPF
10 33 (16.75%) .NET Framework
11 32 (16.24%) HTML5
12 23 (11.68%) LINQ
13 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (10.15%) Entity Framework
14 19 (9.64%) WinForms
15 18 (9.14%) SOAP
16 14 (7.11%) XHTML
17 12 (6.09%) AngularJS
17 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.66%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.14%) Mathematics
4 12 (6.09%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.08%) User Experience
6 9 (4.57%) Blackberry
6 9 (4.57%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.55%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (3.55%) Replication
8 6 (3.05%) Clustering
8 6 (3.05%) Equities
8 6 (3.05%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.03%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.52%) Derivative
10 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.02%) Fintech
11 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.51%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.83%) Windows
2 10 (5.08%) Windows Server
2 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.98%) MVC
3 44 (22.34%) SDLC
4 35 (17.77%) TDD
5 31 (15.74%) Scrum
6 28 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (13.20%) OO
8 21 (10.66%) BDD
8 21 (10.66%) Waterfall
9 20 (10.15%) Asset Management
10 19 (9.64%) ETL
10 19 (9.64%) Web Development
11 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.61%) CRM
13 14 (7.11%) Business Analysis
14 12 (6.09%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.09%) Change Management
14 12 (6.09%) SOLID
14 12 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (5.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 149 (75.63%) C#
2 107 (54.31%) SQL
3 63 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.71%) T-SQL
5 23 (11.68%) VB.NET
6 19 (9.64%) PowerShell
7 14 (7.11%) C++
8 10 (5.08%) C
9 7 (3.55%) Java
9 7 (3.55%) VB
10 6 (3.05%) VBScript
11 4 (2.03%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.52%) PHP
12 3 (1.52%) Python
12 3 (1.52%) R
12 3 (1.52%) VBA
13 2 (1.02%) F#
13 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (19.80%) Degree
2 18 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.54%) CCNA
3 5 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.54%) MCSA
3 5 (2.54%) MCSE
4 3 (1.52%) MCAD
4 3 (1.52%) MCSD
4 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) Backup Exec
1 5 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 103 (52.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.61%) VMware
3 12 (6.09%) Oracle
4 11 (5.58%) Telerik
5 5 (2.54%) Citrix
5 5 (2.54%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.03%) Charles River
6 4 (2.03%) iManage
6 4 (2.03%) LexisNexis
7 3 (1.52%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.02%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.51%) Akamai
9 1 (0.51%) Apigee
9 1 (0.51%) Cognos
9 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Liberum
Salary: Competitive salary + annual discretionary bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago