The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 148 137 140
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 905 934 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.95% 2.09% 1.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.53% 12.83% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 794 805 918
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7847 7277 7457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.94% 16.24% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6616 6190 6502
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the London region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in London

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in London

Visual Studio
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 269 £50,000 - 25
Kingston Upon Thames -6 19 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Croydon 0 14 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Uxbridge +4 10 £40,000 -40.74%
Sidcup -2 5 £42,000 -40.00% 1
Bromley -15 5 £53,750 +34.37%
Upminster - 3 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £42,500 -
Twickenham +9 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Orpington +4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Hammersmith 0 2 £37,500 -
Chessington - 2 £45,000 -
Teddington - 2 £35,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +9 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Enfield +4 1 £37,500 -11.76%
New Malden -11 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1628 (82.35%) .NET
2 1529 (77.34%) C#
3 1230 (62.22%) SQL Server
4 1067 (53.97%) ASP.NET
5 958 (48.46%) Microsoft
6 929 (46.99%) SQL
7 875 (44.26%) JavaScript
8 850 (42.99%) HTML
9 746 (37.73%) CSS
10 718 (36.32%) MVC
11 623 (31.51%) jQuery
12 593 (29.99%) Finance
13 592 (29.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 524 (26.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 469 (23.72%) MS Excel
16 456 (23.07%) WCF
17 454 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
18 439 (22.21%) XML
19 434 (21.95%) T-SQL
20 426 (21.55%) OO
21 425 (21.50%) ASP.NET MVC
22 414 (20.94%) .NET Framework
23 412 (20.84%) Degree
24 395 (19.98%) TDD
25 393 (19.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 380 (19.22%) Web Services
27 356 (18.01%) Windows
28 348 (17.60%) SharePoint
29 331 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 325 (16.44%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 348 (17.60%) SharePoint
2 259 (13.10%) IIS
3 178 (9.00%) CMS
3 178 (9.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 126 (6.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 80 (4.05%) Umbraco
6 56 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
7 34 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 28 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.21%) MS Project Server
10 22 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (0.96%) Node.js
12 17 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.61%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.56%) DNN
15 10 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.35%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.35%) Confluence
17 6 (0.30%) WorkSite
17 6 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 469 (23.72%) MS Excel
2 69 (3.49%) MS Office
3 35 (1.77%) InfoPath
4 28 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.32%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.61%) MS Project
8 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.40%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.20%) Maya
11 3 (0.15%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.10%) GIMP
13 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.20%) Tridion
5 3 (0.15%) Agresso
6 2 (0.10%) Endur
6 2 (0.10%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.10%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.10%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 2 (0.10%) Aligne
7 1 (0.051%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.051%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.051%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.051%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.57%) SaaS
4 26 (1.32%) Office 365
5 22 (1.11%) GitHub
6 9 (0.46%) PaaS
7 8 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (0.40%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.35%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.051%) IaaS
9 1 (0.051%) Pure360
9 1 (0.051%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 128 (6.47%) Internet
2 105 (5.31%) Intranet
3 59 (2.98%) HTTP
4 26 (1.32%) Extranet
5 15 (0.76%) Firewall
5 15 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.56%) LAN
7 10 (0.51%) SSL
7 10 (0.51%) SSH
8 9 (0.46%) DNS
9 7 (0.35%) SAN
10 5 (0.25%) Network Security
11 4 (0.20%) DHCP
12 3 (0.15%) IPv4
12 3 (0.15%) IPv6
12 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.15%) NAS
12 3 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1230 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 524 (26.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 393 (19.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 331 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 194 (9.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 194 (9.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 184 (9.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 113 (5.72%) Relational Database
8 101 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
9 87 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 57 (2.88%) MySQL
11 46 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 36 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (1.72%) QlikView
14 33 (1.67%) SSDT
15 26 (1.32%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.21%) PerformancePoint
16 24 (1.21%) NoSQL
17 23 (1.16%) Big Data
18 20 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 592 (29.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 139 (7.03%) Subversion
3 128 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 124 (6.27%) Selenium
5 117 (5.92%) NUnit
6 88 (4.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 81 (4.10%) MSBuild
8 68 (3.44%) SpecFlow
9 59 (2.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 58 (2.93%) CruiseControl
11 56 (2.83%) ReSharper
11 56 (2.83%) Jenkins
12 53 (2.68%) TeamCity
13 51 (2.58%) Cucumber
14 48 (2.43%) Eclipse
15 45 (2.28%) Moq
16 40 (2.02%) JIRA
17 35 (1.77%) SoapUI
18 33 (1.67%) MSTest
19 32 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 593 (29.99%) Finance
2 143 (7.23%) Banking
3 110 (5.56%) Retail
4 79 (4.00%) Marketing
5 55 (2.78%) Advertising
6 46 (2.33%) Games
7 41 (2.07%) Law
8 36 (1.82%) Front Office
9 27 (1.37%) Legal
9 27 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.26%) Back Office
11 20 (1.01%) Publishing
12 18 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.76%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.40%) French Language
14 8 (0.40%) Swedish Language
14 8 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
15 6 (0.30%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1373 (69.45%) Developer
2 460 (23.27%) .NET Developer
3 309 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 294 (14.87%) Senior Developer
5 208 (10.52%) Analyst
6 195 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 129 (6.53%) Web Developer
8 126 (6.37%) SharePoint Developer
9 102 (5.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 95 (4.81%) Software Developer
11 92 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 88 (4.45%) Programmer
13 77 (3.89%) Junior
14 76 (3.84%) Junior Developer
15 68 (3.44%) Consultant
16 67 (3.39%) Team Leader
17 66 (3.34%) Architect
18 63 (3.19%) Agile .NET Developer
19 61 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 61 (3.09%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1628 (82.35%) .NET
2 1067 (53.97%) ASP.NET
3 850 (42.99%) HTML
4 746 (37.73%) CSS
5 623 (31.51%) jQuery
6 456 (23.07%) WCF
7 439 (22.21%) XML
8 425 (21.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 414 (20.94%) .NET Framework
10 380 (19.22%) Web Services
11 324 (16.39%) HTML5
12 306 (15.48%) Ajax
13 236 (11.94%) CSS3
14 207 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 181 (9.16%) XSLT
16 178 (9.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 162 (8.19%) WPF
18 145 (7.33%) WinForms
19 132 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 128 (6.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 214 (10.82%) Computer Science
2 104 (5.26%) Open Source
3 82 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
4 65 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 54 (2.73%) Mathematics
6 53 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 50 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 41 (2.07%) Derivative
10 31 (1.57%) Clustering
10 31 (1.57%) iPhone
11 27 (1.37%) Blog
12 23 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 22 (1.11%) Equities
13 22 (1.11%) W3C
14 21 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 19 (0.96%) Blackberry
16 16 (0.81%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.71%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 356 (18.01%) Windows
2 76 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (3.09%) Android
4 50 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.82%) Linux
6 31 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.96%) Windows Phone
8 18 (0.91%) Windows 8
9 17 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.61%) UNIX
11 10 (0.51%) Solaris
11 10 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.051%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (36.32%) MVC
2 454 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (21.55%) OO
4 395 (19.98%) TDD
5 325 (16.44%) Scrum
6 278 (14.06%) Unit Testing
7 244 (12.34%) E-Commerce
8 232 (11.73%) Software Engineering
9 214 (10.82%) Web Development
10 180 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
11 172 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 142 (7.18%) UML
13 127 (6.42%) ETL
14 123 (6.22%) OOP
15 122 (6.17%) Automated Testing
16 121 (6.12%) BDD
17 120 (6.07%) OOD
18 118 (5.97%) Workflow
19 109 (5.51%) Content Management
20 99 (5.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1529 (77.34%) C#
2 929 (46.99%) SQL
3 875 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 434 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 236 (11.94%) VB.NET
6 224 (11.33%) Java
7 159 (8.04%) C++
8 140 (7.08%) PowerShell
9 135 (6.83%) VB
10 102 (5.16%) VBA
11 72 (3.64%) PHP
12 68 (3.44%) Ruby
13 40 (2.02%) VBScript
14 39 (1.97%) VB6
15 31 (1.57%) C
16 27 (1.37%) XPath
17 24 (1.21%) Python
18 21 (1.06%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.81%) PL/SQL
20 14 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 412 (20.84%) Degree
2 114 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 24 (1.21%) ISEB
5 21 (1.06%) MCTS
6 16 (0.81%) MCSD
6 16 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.71%) MCP
7 14 (0.71%) MCAD
8 12 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.56%) MCITP
10 9 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.46%) MCSE
11 8 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.40%) Brainbench
12 6 (0.30%) MCSA
13 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.10%) CCNA
14 1 (0.051%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (12.34%) QA
2 10 (0.51%) WCAG
3 6 (0.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.25%) EMIR
5 4 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.10%) MiFID
7 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.051%) COBIT
8 1 (0.051%) HL7
8 1 (0.051%) DICOM
8 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.051%) Section 508
System Software
1 76 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.30%) IAG
5 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.051%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.051%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 24 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.30%) Control-M
2 6 (0.30%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.25%) Puppet
3 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.20%) SCCM
5 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.051%) WMI
Vendors
1 958 (48.46%) Microsoft
2 140 (7.08%) Oracle
3 74 (3.74%) Sitecore
4 61 (3.09%) EPiServer
5 32 (1.62%) Telerik
6 30 (1.52%) VMware
7 25 (1.26%) DevExpress
8 24 (1.21%) IBM
8 24 (1.21%) HP
9 23 (1.16%) Facebook
10 22 (1.11%) Nintex
11 20 (1.01%) Twitter
11 20 (1.01%) Hitachi
12 16 (0.81%) Business Objects
13 15 (0.76%) Adobe
13 15 (0.76%) TIBCO
14 13 (0.66%) SAP
14 13 (0.66%) JBoss
14 13 (0.66%) Tableau
14 13 (0.66%) Google
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c. 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£35,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago