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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 142 138 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 178 236 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.99% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.84% 13.50% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 167 211 184
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £61,750
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
1504 1748 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.79% 14.75% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1547 1413
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 353 (82.67%) .NET
2 320 (74.94%) SQL Server
3 285 (66.74%) C#
4 237 (55.50%) ASP.NET
5 219 (51.29%) Microsoft
6 209 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (47.54%) JavaScript
8 201 (47.07%) SQL
9 188 (44.03%) MVC
10 182 (42.62%) HTML
11 176 (41.22%) jQuery
12 165 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 149 (34.89%) CSS
14 131 (30.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 116 (27.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 113 (26.46%) Finance
17 107 (25.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 106 (24.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 100 (23.42%) MS Excel
20 95 (22.25%) Web Development
21 90 (21.08%) HTML5
21 90 (21.08%) SharePoint
22 88 (20.61%) Ajax
22 88 (20.61%) T-SQL
23 84 (19.67%) OO
24 76 (17.80%) Degree
25 74 (17.33%) .NET Framework
26 73 (17.10%) SQL Server 2012
27 71 (16.63%) TDD
27 71 (16.63%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 90 (21.08%) SharePoint
2 48 (11.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 45 (10.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 42 (9.84%) CMS
5 40 (9.37%) IIS
6 12 (2.81%) Umbraco
7 9 (2.11%) WordPress
8 8 (1.87%) MS Project Server
9 6 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.94%) JBoss
10 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.94%) Node.js
11 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 100 (23.42%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.20%) MS Office
3 25 (5.85%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Magento
2 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.47%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.23%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.47%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Trello
2 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (16.39%) Intranet
2 56 (13.11%) Internet
3 29 (6.79%) Extranet
4 9 (2.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.23%) VLAN
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) DNS
5 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (74.94%) SQL Server
2 165 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (30.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (24.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (17.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 68 (15.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (9.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 38 (8.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (3.04%) DTS
12 12 (2.81%) QlikView
13 10 (2.34%) MySQL
13 10 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (2.34%) SSDT
14 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.17%) OLAP
16 4 (0.94%) MS Access
16 4 (0.94%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 116 (27.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (6.32%) Subversion
3 24 (5.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 20 (4.68%) JIRA
4 20 (4.68%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.51%) NUnit
6 14 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.81%) Hudson
8 11 (2.58%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.58%) ReSharper
9 10 (2.34%) CruiseControl
9 10 (2.34%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.87%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.87%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (1.64%) Bugzilla
11 7 (1.64%) Selenium
11 7 (1.64%) MSTest
12 6 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (1.17%) ERwin
14 4 (0.94%) Xcode
General
1 113 (26.46%) Finance
2 22 (5.15%) Banking
3 18 (4.22%) Law
4 14 (3.28%) Marketing
5 9 (2.11%) Legal
6 6 (1.41%) Back Office
7 4 (0.94%) Advertising
7 4 (0.94%) Publishing
8 3 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 333 (77.99%) Developer
2 108 (25.29%) .NET Developer
3 61 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 53 (12.41%) C# Developer
5 43 (10.07%) SharePoint Developer
6 37 (8.67%) Web Developer
7 34 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (7.49%) Software Developer
9 28 (6.56%) Programmer
10 24 (5.62%) Analyst
11 18 (4.22%) Lead Developer
11 18 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (3.98%) Applications Developer
12 17 (3.98%) .NET Web Developer
13 16 (3.75%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.75%) Junior
14 15 (3.51%) Development Manager
14 15 (3.51%) Team Leader
14 15 (3.51%) Junior Developer
14 15 (3.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (82.67%) .NET
2 237 (55.50%) ASP.NET
3 182 (42.62%) HTML
4 176 (41.22%) jQuery
5 149 (34.89%) CSS
6 107 (25.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (21.08%) HTML5
8 88 (20.61%) Ajax
9 74 (17.33%) .NET Framework
10 67 (15.69%) XML
10 67 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 66 (15.46%) WCF
12 60 (14.05%) Web Services
13 46 (10.77%) XHTML
14 44 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 38 (8.90%) CSS3
16 34 (7.96%) XSLT
17 33 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (6.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 24 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.63%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (7.96%) Client/Server
4 21 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 21 (4.92%) User Experience
5 18 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.51%) Open Source
7 14 (3.28%) Clustering
8 12 (2.81%) Statistics
8 12 (2.81%) Data Extraction
9 10 (2.34%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.11%) iPhone
11 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.87%) Derivative
12 7 (1.64%) Equities
12 7 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.17%) iPad
15 4 (0.94%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.29%) Windows
2 18 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.75%) Android
4 15 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.34%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.87%) 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
1 209 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (44.03%) MVC
3 95 (22.25%) Web Development
4 84 (19.67%) OO
5 71 (16.63%) TDD
6 60 (14.05%) Scrum
7 59 (13.82%) Mentoring
8 52 (12.18%) UML
9 50 (11.71%) OOD
10 48 (11.24%) ETL
11 40 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (9.37%) Content Management
12 39 (9.13%) Workflow
13 38 (8.90%) SOA
14 32 (7.49%) Unit Testing
15 30 (7.03%) E-Commerce
16 28 (6.56%) Business Analysis
17 27 (6.32%) Waterfall
18 26 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (6.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 285 (66.74%) C#
2 203 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 201 (47.07%) SQL
4 88 (20.61%) T-SQL
5 41 (9.60%) Java
6 38 (8.90%) VB.NET
7 36 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 30 (7.03%) PHP
9 27 (6.32%) VB
10 25 (5.85%) VBA
11 21 (4.92%) C++
12 7 (1.64%) C
12 7 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.70%) VB6
13 3 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.70%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.23%) Scala
14 1 (0.23%) R
14 1 (0.23%) Ruby
14 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (17.80%) Degree
2 36 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.94%) MCSA
5 3 (0.70%) MCTS
5 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCITP
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.48%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) WCAG
3 2 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) SCOM
2 4 (0.94%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 219 (51.29%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.20%) Telerik
2 35 (8.20%) EPiServer
3 29 (6.79%) VMware
4 13 (3.04%) Oracle
5 6 (1.41%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.94%) Nintex
7 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.70%) SAP
7 3 (0.70%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.47%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.23%) Google
9 1 (0.23%) Sencha
9 1 (0.23%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum +
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum plus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 78000 - 95000 package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago