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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 181 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 739 1105 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.66% 2.24% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.35% 12.98% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 640 897 984
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
7143 8510 7375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.04% 17.24% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 7008 6357
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -61 160 £49,500 -10.00% 30
Hammersmith +9 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Chiswick +10 8 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 8 £47,500 - 2
Romford - 8 £30,000 - 1
Beckenham 0 6 £48,000 +37.14%
Docklands, London -10 5 £80,000 +52.38%
Croydon +16 3 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Harrow +6 3 £47,500 -18.80% 3
Enfield -2 3 £50,000 -
Bromley +8 2 £43,750 +10.75%
Wimbledon -2 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Sidcup -4 2 £38,750 -5.48%
Surbiton - 2 £57,500 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Brentford -11 1 £39,500 +12.85%
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Ilford - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1210 (78.27%) .NET
2 1127 (72.90%) C#
3 957 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 772 (49.94%) Agile Software Development
5 750 (48.51%) SQL
6 715 (46.25%) Microsoft
7 693 (44.83%) ASP.NET
8 611 (39.52%) JavaScript
9 602 (38.94%) HTML
10 538 (34.80%) MVC
11 500 (32.34%) CSS
12 458 (29.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 423 (27.36%) Finance
14 415 (26.84%) Windows
15 408 (26.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 393 (25.42%) jQuery
17 370 (23.93%) MS Excel
18 357 (23.09%) .NET Framework
19 327 (21.15%) Scrum
20 286 (18.50%) SharePoint
21 278 (17.98%) XML
22 276 (17.85%) Ajax
23 266 (17.21%) QA
24 264 (17.08%) WCF
24 264 (17.08%) TDD
25 263 (17.01%) T-SQL
26 260 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
27 257 (16.62%) Web Services
28 245 (15.85%) OO
29 234 (15.14%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 286 (18.50%) SharePoint
2 195 (12.61%) IIS
3 179 (11.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 131 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 62 (4.01%) CMS
6 56 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
8 24 (1.55%) Umbraco
9 20 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (1.29%) Node.js
10 13 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.78%) SharePoint Foundation
12 10 (0.65%) WordPress
13 9 (0.58%) Immediacy CMS
13 9 (0.58%) Confluence
14 8 (0.52%) DNN
14 8 (0.52%) Kentico
15 7 (0.45%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 370 (23.93%) MS Excel
2 166 (10.74%) MS Office
3 54 (3.49%) InfoPath
4 23 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.45%) GNU Octave
9 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.32%) MS Project
10 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 73 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.84%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 10 (0.65%) Sophis RISQUE
4 7 (0.45%) Magento
5 4 (0.26%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.19%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.19%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.065%) assyst
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.065%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.065%) Endur
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.68%) GitHub
4 12 (0.78%) Office 365
5 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.26%) SaaS
7 3 (0.19%) PaaS
7 3 (0.19%) IaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Trello
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
9 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.53%) Intranet
2 35 (2.26%) Internet
3 28 (1.81%) Extranet
4 22 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.91%) SSL
6 13 (0.84%) HTTP
7 10 (0.65%) SMTP
8 9 (0.58%) VPN
9 8 (0.52%) DNS
9 8 (0.52%) Firewall
10 7 (0.45%) SSH
11 4 (0.26%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.26%) Network Security
11 4 (0.26%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.26%) 802.15
11 4 (0.26%) LDAP
11 4 (0.26%) FTP
12 3 (0.19%) DHCP
13 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.065%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 957 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 408 (26.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 227 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 157 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 146 (9.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 96 (6.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 92 (5.95%) Relational Database
9 77 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (3.43%) MySQL
11 39 (2.52%) MS Access
12 31 (2.01%) SSDT
13 26 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 24 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (1.29%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 18 (1.16%) Big Data
18 17 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 17 (1.10%) DTS
19 16 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 458 (29.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 187 (12.10%) NUnit
3 126 (8.15%) Selenium
4 100 (6.47%) Git (software)
5 82 (5.30%) TeamCity
6 80 (5.17%) Subversion
7 76 (4.92%) SpecFlow
8 73 (4.72%) FitNesse
9 59 (3.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 58 (3.75%) JIRA
11 56 (3.62%) WebDriver
12 51 (3.30%) MSBuild
13 43 (2.78%) Eclipse
14 42 (2.72%) CruiseControl
14 42 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
14 42 (2.72%) MSTest
15 39 (2.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 37 (2.39%) GCC
17 33 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 30 (1.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 423 (27.36%) Finance
2 119 (7.70%) Banking
3 82 (5.30%) Retail
4 57 (3.69%) Law
5 53 (3.43%) Front Office
6 44 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 34 (2.20%) Legal
7 34 (2.20%) Marketing
8 33 (2.13%) Back Office
9 22 (1.42%) Advertising
9 22 (1.42%) Games
10 17 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.78%) Publishing
12 10 (0.65%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.52%) Military
13 8 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.39%) French Language
14 6 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 1072 (69.34%) Developer
2 341 (22.06%) .NET Developer
3 250 (16.17%) C# Developer
4 195 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 157 (10.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 151 (9.77%) Analyst
7 126 (8.15%) SharePoint Developer
8 106 (6.86%) Software Developer
9 78 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 70 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 68 (4.40%) Programmer
12 67 (4.33%) Web Developer
13 66 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
14 52 (3.36%) Junior
15 50 (3.23%) C++ Developer
15 50 (3.23%) SQL Developer
16 49 (3.17%) AWS Developer
17 48 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
17 48 (3.10%) Applications Developer
18 45 (2.91%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1210 (78.27%) .NET
2 693 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 602 (38.94%) HTML
4 500 (32.34%) CSS
5 393 (25.42%) jQuery
6 357 (23.09%) .NET Framework
7 278 (17.98%) XML
8 276 (17.85%) Ajax
9 264 (17.08%) WCF
10 260 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 257 (16.62%) Web Services
12 234 (15.14%) HTML5
13 156 (10.09%) Entity Framework
14 113 (7.31%) XSLT
15 101 (6.53%) WPF
15 101 (6.53%) WinForms
16 94 (6.08%) LINQ
17 89 (5.76%) NHibernate
18 88 (5.69%) CSS3
19 87 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 180 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 74 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 52 (3.36%) Open Source
6 48 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
6 48 (3.10%) Fixed Income
7 44 (2.85%) N-Tier
8 43 (2.78%) Hedge funds
9 42 (2.72%) User Experience
10 39 (2.52%) Management Information System
11 36 (2.33%) Blog
12 33 (2.13%) Clustering
13 29 (1.88%) Mathematics
14 26 (1.68%) Client/Server
15 25 (1.62%) Blackberry
16 20 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (1.23%) Derivative
18 16 (1.03%) W3C
19 15 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 415 (26.84%) Windows
2 69 (4.46%) Linux
3 56 (3.62%) Android
4 50 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 38 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.39%) UNIX
7 32 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 14 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.32%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.065%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (49.94%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (34.80%) MVC
3 327 (21.15%) Scrum
4 264 (17.08%) TDD
5 245 (15.85%) OO
6 169 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
7 159 (10.28%) BDD
8 156 (10.09%) Web Development
9 135 (8.73%) Software Engineering
10 121 (7.83%) Unit Testing
11 118 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
12 117 (7.57%) E-Commerce
13 111 (7.18%) Mentoring
14 102 (6.60%) Multithreading
15 100 (6.47%) CRM
16 96 (6.21%) Workflow
17 86 (5.56%) Kanban
18 82 (5.30%) Content Management
19 77 (4.98%) Software Testing
20 75 (4.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1127 (72.90%) C#
2 750 (48.51%) SQL
3 611 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 263 (17.01%) T-SQL
5 133 (8.60%) Java
6 115 (7.44%) PowerShell
7 104 (6.73%) VB
8 103 (6.66%) VB.NET
8 103 (6.66%) C++
9 94 (6.08%) VBA
10 31 (2.01%) VB6
11 29 (1.88%) PHP
12 20 (1.29%) Ruby
13 18 (1.16%) Python
14 12 (0.78%) Ada
14 12 (0.78%) VBScript
15 11 (0.71%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.58%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 217 (14.04%) Degree
2 93 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 48 (3.10%) DV Cleared
5 41 (2.65%) ISEB
6 29 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.36%) MCSD
8 20 (1.29%) MCP
9 14 (0.91%) MCPD
10 13 (0.84%) MCTS
11 12 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.78%) MCAD
11 12 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.32%) HND
13 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.26%) MCSA
14 3 (0.19%) PhD
14 3 (0.19%) MCSE
15 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (17.21%) QA
2 23 (1.49%) SLA
3 13 (0.84%) HL7
4 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.45%) COBIT
6 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.065%) WAI
System Software
1 40 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.58%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.58%) vSphere
5 5 (0.32%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 12 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.71%) SCCM
3 10 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.65%) HAProxy
4 7 (0.45%) SCOM
5 4 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.065%) MIIS
6 1 (0.065%) Puppet
6 1 (0.065%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 715 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 139 (8.99%) Oracle
3 43 (2.78%) Telerik
4 40 (2.59%) VMware
5 27 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 26 (1.68%) Sybase
7 25 (1.62%) Apple
8 16 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 15 (0.97%) Google
10 13 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.78%) Adobe
12 10 (0.65%) Riverbed
13 9 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.58%) Polycom
13 9 (0.58%) Citrix
13 9 (0.58%) IBM
14 8 (0.52%) Red Gate
14 8 (0.52%) Tableau
14 8 (0.52%) WorldPay
15 7 (0.45%) Xamarin
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Avantia Insurance
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Sheffield
Three People Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago