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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 180 98 119
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 126 342 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 2.71% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.50% 16.36% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 108 306 216
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1326 2091 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.21% 16.55% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1820 1414
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 May 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 22 May 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 (84.39%) .NET
2 250 (72.25%) C#
3 226 (65.32%) SQL Server
4 180 (52.02%) SQL
5 178 (51.45%) Microsoft
6 156 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (44.80%) ASP.NET
8 153 (44.22%) JavaScript
9 150 (43.35%) HTML
10 135 (39.02%) CSS
11 130 (37.57%) MVC
12 126 (36.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 123 (35.55%) jQuery
14 116 (33.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 98 (28.32%) Finance
16 92 (26.59%) .NET Framework
17 82 (23.70%) SQL Server 2012
18 80 (23.12%) MS Excel
19 79 (22.83%) Ajax
20 74 (21.39%) SharePoint
21 71 (20.52%) Web Services
22 69 (19.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 69 (19.94%) HTML5
23 67 (19.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 65 (18.79%) XML
24 65 (18.79%) Windows
25 60 (17.34%) SQL Server 2005
26 58 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
27 53 (15.32%) WCF
28 49 (14.16%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 74 (21.39%) SharePoint
2 38 (10.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (9.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (7.80%) IIS
5 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.16%) Node.js
6 3 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.87%) WordPress
6 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.58%) CMS
7 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.29%) DNN
8 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.29%) Kentico
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (23.12%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.83%) MS Office
3 29 (8.38%) InfoPath
4 11 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.87%) Magento
3 2 (0.58%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.29%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.38%) Intranet
2 17 (4.91%) Internet
3 13 (3.76%) Extranet
4 5 (1.45%) SSL
5 3 (0.87%) SSH
6 2 (0.58%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (65.32%) SQL Server
2 116 (33.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (23.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (19.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (19.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (17.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (8.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.47%) SSDT
9 12 (3.47%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (2.89%) DTS
12 9 (2.60%) Big Data
13 6 (1.73%) MS Access
13 6 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.87%) QlikView
16 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 126 (36.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 20 (5.78%) NUnit
4 11 (3.18%) MSBuild
5 10 (2.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (2.60%) Selenium
7 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (1.45%) NuGet
8 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.45%) Subversion
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.16%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.16%) JIRA
10 3 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.87%) JMeter
10 3 (0.87%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.87%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.58%) Appium
General
1 98 (28.32%) Finance
2 33 (9.54%) Banking
3 12 (3.47%) Front Office
4 8 (2.31%) Law
5 7 (2.02%) Legal
6 6 (1.73%) Games
6 6 (1.73%) Retail
6 6 (1.73%) Marketing
7 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 264 (76.30%) Developer
2 71 (20.52%) .NET Developer
3 58 (16.76%) Senior Developer
4 47 (13.58%) C# Developer
5 37 (10.69%) Programmer
6 36 (10.40%) Analyst
7 35 (10.12%) SharePoint Developer
8 29 (8.38%) Software Developer
8 29 (8.38%) AWS Developer
9 21 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.91%) Senior Programmer
11 15 (4.34%) Junior
11 15 (4.34%) Development Manager
12 14 (4.05%) Graduate
13 12 (3.47%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.18%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (3.18%) Web Developer
15 10 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (2.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (84.39%) .NET
2 155 (44.80%) ASP.NET
3 150 (43.35%) HTML
4 135 (39.02%) CSS
5 123 (35.55%) jQuery
6 92 (26.59%) .NET Framework
7 79 (22.83%) Ajax
8 71 (20.52%) Web Services
9 69 (19.94%) HTML5
10 65 (18.79%) XML
11 58 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (15.32%) WCF
13 34 (9.83%) CSS3
14 33 (9.54%) WinForms
15 30 (8.67%) Entity Framework
16 28 (8.09%) LINQ
17 27 (7.80%) XSLT
18 24 (6.94%) AngularJS
19 23 (6.65%) XHTML
20 19 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.34%) User Experience
5 12 (3.47%) Clustering
6 11 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.31%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.73%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.16%) Replication
10 4 (1.16%) Derivative
11 3 (0.87%) iPhone
11 3 (0.87%) Physics
11 3 (0.87%) Chemistry
11 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.87%) Equities
11 3 (0.87%) DTV
12 2 (0.58%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.79%) Windows
2 9 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.73%) Linux
5 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (0.58%) UNIX
7 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (37.57%) MVC
3 45 (13.01%) TDD
3 45 (13.01%) OO
4 44 (12.72%) Scrum
5 41 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (10.98%) Waterfall
7 37 (10.69%) Business Analysis
8 34 (9.83%) Web Development
9 30 (8.67%) Unit Testing
10 29 (8.38%) Mentoring
11 27 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (7.80%) ETL
12 25 (7.23%) Content Management
12 25 (7.23%) Workflow
13 24 (6.94%) CRM
13 24 (6.94%) OOP
14 18 (5.20%) Change Management
15 17 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (4.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 250 (72.25%) C#
2 180 (52.02%) SQL
3 153 (44.22%) JavaScript
4 49 (14.16%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.23%) Java
5 25 (7.23%) PowerShell
6 23 (6.65%) VB
7 22 (6.36%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.91%) VBA
9 10 (2.89%) C++
10 8 (2.31%) PHP
11 6 (1.73%) VB6
12 5 (1.45%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.87%) R
14 2 (0.58%) XQuery
14 2 (0.58%) Ada
14 2 (0.58%) C
14 2 (0.58%) Perl
14 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (13.29%) Degree
2 34 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.87%) PhD
4 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.58%) MCSD
6 1 (0.29%) MCPD
6 1 (0.29%) MCTS
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.29%) MCAD
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.09%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) COBIT
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.29%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) SCOM
1 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 178 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.51%) Oracle
3 22 (6.36%) Telerik
4 13 (3.76%) VMware
5 5 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.16%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.16%) Tableau
7 3 (0.87%) Capita
7 3 (0.87%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.87%) Metastorm
7 3 (0.87%) SAP
7 3 (0.87%) Charles River
7 3 (0.87%) IBM
7 3 (0.87%) Cognos
8 2 (0.58%) Nintex
8 2 (0.58%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.58%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.58%) Sencha
9 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.29%) Alteryx
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per month + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: generous base + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago