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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 109 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 325 285 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 2.42% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.85% 17.48% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 285 238 215
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2051 1630 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.20% 13.86% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 1417 1438
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 473 (84.31%) .NET
2 424 (75.58%) C#
3 326 (58.11%) SQL Server
4 289 (51.52%) ASP.NET
5 275 (49.02%) SQL
6 253 (45.10%) JavaScript
7 248 (44.21%) HTML
8 241 (42.96%) CSS
9 232 (41.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 230 (41.00%) Finance
11 227 (40.46%) Microsoft
12 226 (40.29%) MVC
13 189 (33.69%) jQuery
14 172 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
15 156 (27.81%) WCF
16 154 (27.45%) .NET Framework
16 154 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 141 (25.13%) XML
18 131 (23.35%) TDD
19 125 (22.28%) T-SQL
20 112 (19.96%) Ajax
21 108 (19.25%) HTML5
22 99 (17.65%) SharePoint
23 96 (17.11%) Windows
24 94 (16.76%) OO
25 87 (15.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 85 (15.15%) IIS
27 83 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 81 (14.44%) Degree
28 81 (14.44%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 99 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 85 (15.15%) IIS
3 72 (12.83%) CMS
4 57 (10.16%) Umbraco
5 40 (7.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
7 19 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (2.85%) MS Project Server
9 11 (1.96%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.07%) Lync
11 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.53%) DNN
13 2 (0.36%) WordPress
13 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 73 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.32%) MS Office
4 11 (1.96%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.14%) GitHub
2 10 (1.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.91%) Internet
2 15 (2.67%) Intranet
3 6 (1.07%) SSH
3 6 (1.07%) SSL
4 5 (0.89%) HTTP
5 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.36%) NAS
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.36%) Extranet
7 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (58.11%) SQL Server
2 154 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (14.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (6.42%) Relational Database
8 27 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (4.46%) MySQL
10 23 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 15 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (2.32%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (2.14%) OLAP
14 11 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (1.78%) DTS
15 10 (1.78%) ProClarity
16 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
17 6 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 232 (41.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (9.80%) NUnit
3 37 (6.60%) Subversion
4 24 (4.28%) Eclipse
5 19 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 19 (3.39%) MSBuild
6 18 (3.21%) Selenium
7 17 (3.03%) JIRA
8 15 (2.67%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.32%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (2.14%) Xcode
11 11 (1.96%) CruiseControl
11 11 (1.96%) Moq
11 11 (1.96%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.43%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (1.07%) Ant
General
1 230 (41.00%) Finance
2 57 (10.16%) Banking
3 53 (9.45%) Retail
4 33 (5.88%) Advertising
5 31 (5.53%) Marketing
6 19 (3.39%) Law
7 18 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.32%) Front Office
9 10 (1.78%) Legal
10 9 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.53%) Games
12 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 370 (65.95%) Developer
2 121 (21.57%) C# Developer
3 115 (20.50%) .NET Developer
4 70 (12.48%) Web Developer
5 64 (11.41%) Senior Developer
6 55 (9.80%) Analyst
7 49 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (4.99%) Software Engineer
9 27 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (4.81%) SharePoint Developer
10 26 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 26 (4.63%) Consultant
11 25 (4.46%) ASP Developer
11 25 (4.46%) Architect
11 25 (4.46%) C# Web Developer
11 25 (4.46%) Umbraco Developer
12 23 (4.10%) Analyst Programmer
12 23 (4.10%) Programmer
12 23 (4.10%) Lead Software Engineer
13 21 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (84.31%) .NET
2 289 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 248 (44.21%) HTML
4 241 (42.96%) CSS
5 189 (33.69%) jQuery
6 156 (27.81%) WCF
7 154 (27.45%) .NET Framework
8 141 (25.13%) XML
9 112 (19.96%) Ajax
10 108 (19.25%) HTML5
11 87 (15.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 81 (14.44%) WPF
12 81 (14.44%) Web Services
13 80 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 77 (13.73%) CSS3
15 69 (12.30%) XSLT
16 66 (11.76%) LINQ
17 61 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 52 (9.27%) WinForms
19 40 (7.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.38%) Inversion of Control
2 45 (8.02%) Mathematics
3 42 (7.49%) Computer Science
4 37 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.74%) Open Source
6 19 (3.39%) Derivative
7 12 (2.14%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.78%) W3C
8 10 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.60%) Equities
10 8 (1.43%) Social Media
10 8 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.07%) Wiki
12 6 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.89%) Clustering
14 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.71%) Energy Derivatives
14 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.11%) Windows
2 34 (6.06%) Android
3 27 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.10%) Windows 8
6 13 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.78%) Linux
9 6 (1.07%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (40.29%) MVC
2 172 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (23.35%) TDD
4 94 (16.76%) OO
5 81 (14.44%) Scrum
6 72 (12.83%) Software Engineering
7 61 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (10.70%) E-Commerce
9 55 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 49 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (7.66%) Dependency Injection
11 43 (7.66%) Waterfall
11 43 (7.66%) Project Management
12 41 (7.31%) Web Development
13 39 (6.95%) SEO
14 38 (6.77%) OOD
15 36 (6.42%) Migration
15 36 (6.42%) SOA
16 30 (5.35%) Change Management
17 28 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 424 (75.58%) C#
2 275 (49.02%) SQL
3 253 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 125 (22.28%) T-SQL
5 49 (8.73%) PowerShell
6 46 (8.20%) VB
7 43 (7.66%) Java
8 42 (7.49%) C++
9 41 (7.31%) VB.NET
10 32 (5.70%) XPath
11 21 (3.74%) VBScript
12 19 (3.39%) Objective-C
13 18 (3.21%) PHP
14 16 (2.85%) R
15 15 (2.67%) VB6
16 13 (2.32%) Perl
17 11 (1.96%) C
18 9 (1.60%) VBA
18 9 (1.60%) Ruby
19 6 (1.07%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (14.44%) Degree
2 29 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.32%) MCAD
3 13 (2.32%) MCSD
4 4 (0.71%) MCTS
5 3 (0.53%) MCT
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.89%) IAG
4 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) UAG
5 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) Control-M
2 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.53%) SCOM
3 2 (0.36%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 227 (40.46%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.98%) Oracle
3 23 (4.10%) DevExpress
4 15 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.32%) Sybase
6 11 (1.96%) JBoss
7 10 (1.78%) Facebook
8 9 (1.60%) Telerik
8 9 (1.60%) Adobe
9 8 (1.43%) VMware
10 7 (1.25%) EPiServer
11 6 (1.07%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.89%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.89%) Google
13 3 (0.53%) FactSet
14 2 (0.36%) Ektron
14 2 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
14 2 (0.36%) Reuters
14 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg
14 2 (0.36%) Metastorm
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