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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 163 145 155
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 830 912 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.81% 2.05% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.04% 12.73% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 728 778 898
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,550 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
7520 7166 7552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.43% 16.10% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6307 6038 6593
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 237 £47,500 -5.00% 19
Kingston Upon Thames -9 12 £65,250 +37.36%
Croydon -5 11 £47,500 -17.39%
Sidcup -7 6 £42,000 -40.00% 2
Upminster - 4 £55,000 -
Teddington - 3 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +17 2 £50,000 -14.89%
Uxbridge +4 2 £47,500 -29.62%
Hammersmith 0 2 £37,500 -
Bromley -10 2 £53,750 +59.25%
Ealing +2 1 - -
Enfield +1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
New Malden -13 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £52,500 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £52,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1562 (83.62%) .NET
2 1465 (78.43%) C#
3 1170 (62.63%) SQL Server
4 1063 (56.91%) ASP.NET
5 917 (49.09%) Microsoft
6 891 (47.70%) SQL
7 880 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
8 850 (45.50%) JavaScript
9 829 (44.38%) HTML
10 714 (38.22%) CSS
11 682 (36.51%) MVC
12 585 (31.32%) jQuery
13 560 (29.98%) Finance
14 549 (29.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 492 (26.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 450 (24.09%) MS Excel
17 426 (22.81%) XML
18 425 (22.75%) WCF
19 424 (22.70%) OO
20 416 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
21 414 (22.16%) T-SQL
22 391 (20.93%) .NET Framework
23 390 (20.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 376 (20.13%) TDD
25 374 (20.02%) Web Services
26 358 (19.16%) Degree
27 336 (17.99%) SharePoint
28 334 (17.88%) Windows
29 330 (17.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 303 (16.22%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 336 (17.99%) SharePoint
2 225 (12.04%) IIS
3 176 (9.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 157 (8.40%) CMS
5 131 (7.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 61 (3.27%) Umbraco
7 49 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
8 33 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 28 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (1.45%) MS Project Server
11 24 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.80%) Node.js
13 13 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.64%) NServiceBus
15 10 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.43%) DNN
17 6 (0.32%) WorkSite
17 6 (0.32%) MS Exchange
18 5 (0.27%) Alfresco
18 5 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 450 (24.09%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.80%) MS Office
3 31 (1.66%) InfoPath
4 22 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.64%) MS Project
7 11 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.54%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.21%) Maya
10 3 (0.16%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.16%) SPSS
10 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.11%) GIMP
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.21%) Tridion
5 3 (0.16%) Agresso
5 3 (0.16%) Endur
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.16%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.11%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.11%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 2 (0.11%) Aligne
6 2 (0.11%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.054%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.054%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.054%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.66%) SaaS
4 23 (1.23%) Office 365
5 13 (0.70%) GitHub
6 9 (0.48%) PaaS
6 9 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.43%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.16%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.054%) IaaS
9 1 (0.054%) Pure360
9 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 118 (6.32%) Internet
2 107 (5.73%) Intranet
3 48 (2.57%) HTTP
4 33 (1.77%) Extranet
5 17 (0.91%) Firewall
6 15 (0.80%) LAN
7 11 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.59%) SSL
7 11 (0.59%) SSH
8 10 (0.54%) DNS
9 7 (0.37%) SAN
10 5 (0.27%) Network Security
11 4 (0.21%) DHCP
12 3 (0.16%) IPv4
12 3 (0.16%) IPv6
12 3 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.16%) NAS
12 3 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.16%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.054%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1170 (62.63%) SQL Server
2 492 (26.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 390 (20.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 330 (17.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 189 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 169 (9.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 167 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 118 (6.32%) Relational Database
9 95 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (4.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 59 (3.16%) MySQL
12 53 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
13 41 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
14 35 (1.87%) QlikView
15 33 (1.77%) SSDT
16 28 (1.50%) PerformancePoint
17 27 (1.45%) RDBMS
18 25 (1.34%) NoSQL
19 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database
20 23 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 549 (29.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 125 (6.69%) Subversion
3 120 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 113 (6.05%) Selenium
5 99 (5.30%) NUnit
6 90 (4.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 74 (3.96%) MSBuild
8 68 (3.64%) SpecFlow
9 56 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 52 (2.78%) Jenkins
11 51 (2.73%) ReSharper
12 48 (2.57%) CruiseControl
13 47 (2.52%) Cucumber
14 43 (2.30%) Moq
14 43 (2.30%) Eclipse
15 41 (2.19%) TeamCity
16 38 (2.03%) FitNesse
17 35 (1.87%) JIRA
18 34 (1.82%) MSTest
19 33 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 560 (29.98%) Finance
2 130 (6.96%) Banking
3 81 (4.34%) Retail
4 70 (3.75%) Marketing
5 47 (2.52%) Law
6 44 (2.36%) Advertising
7 40 (2.14%) Games
8 31 (1.66%) Legal
8 31 (1.66%) Front Office
9 24 (1.28%) Back Office
10 21 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.80%) Publishing
13 9 (0.48%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
14 8 (0.43%) French Language
14 8 (0.43%) Swedish Language
14 8 (0.43%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1319 (70.61%) Developer
2 442 (23.66%) .NET Developer
3 293 (15.69%) C# Developer
4 276 (14.78%) Senior Developer
5 190 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 177 (9.48%) Analyst
7 128 (6.85%) SharePoint Developer
8 105 (5.62%) Web Developer
9 94 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 92 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
11 91 (4.87%) Software Developer
12 85 (4.55%) Programmer
13 75 (4.01%) Junior
14 74 (3.96%) Junior Developer
14 74 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 69 (3.69%) Consultant
16 62 (3.32%) Team Leader
16 62 (3.32%) Agile .NET Developer
17 59 (3.16%) Architect
18 55 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1562 (83.62%) .NET
2 1063 (56.91%) ASP.NET
3 829 (44.38%) HTML
4 714 (38.22%) CSS
5 585 (31.32%) jQuery
6 426 (22.81%) XML
7 425 (22.75%) WCF
8 416 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 391 (20.93%) .NET Framework
10 374 (20.02%) Web Services
11 303 (16.22%) HTML5
12 285 (15.26%) Ajax
13 211 (11.30%) CSS3
14 202 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 166 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 165 (8.83%) XSLT
17 133 (7.12%) WinForms
18 124 (6.64%) WPF
19 122 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 119 (6.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 207 (11.08%) Computer Science
2 171 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.76%) Open Source
4 77 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
5 63 (3.37%) User Experience
6 58 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 54 (2.89%) Client/Server
8 50 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.57%) Mathematics
10 42 (2.25%) Derivative
11 32 (1.71%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.71%) Clustering
11 32 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.45%) iPhone
13 24 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 22 (1.18%) Equities
14 22 (1.18%) Blog
15 20 (1.07%) W3C
16 18 (0.96%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 334 (17.88%) Windows
2 62 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (2.46%) Android
4 43 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.09%) Linux
6 29 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.54%) UNIX
10 10 (0.54%) Solaris
11 8 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 682 (36.51%) MVC
3 424 (22.70%) OO
4 376 (20.13%) TDD
5 300 (16.06%) Scrum
6 254 (13.60%) Unit Testing
7 220 (11.78%) Software Engineering
8 213 (11.40%) E-Commerce
9 201 (10.76%) Web Development
10 169 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
11 152 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (7.71%) Mentoring
13 129 (6.91%) OOP
14 122 (6.53%) UML
14 122 (6.53%) Workflow
15 116 (6.21%) ETL
16 114 (6.10%) BDD
17 111 (5.94%) OOD
18 109 (5.84%) Automated Testing
19 107 (5.73%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1465 (78.43%) C#
2 891 (47.70%) SQL
3 850 (45.50%) JavaScript
4 414 (22.16%) T-SQL
5 244 (13.06%) VB.NET
6 191 (10.22%) Java
7 149 (7.98%) C++
8 136 (7.28%) PowerShell
9 135 (7.23%) VB
10 108 (5.78%) VBA
11 65 (3.48%) PHP
12 55 (2.94%) Ruby
13 50 (2.68%) VB6
14 38 (2.03%) VBScript
15 30 (1.61%) C
16 26 (1.39%) Python
17 23 (1.23%) XPath
18 19 (1.02%) MATLAB
19 18 (0.96%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 358 (19.16%) Degree
2 97 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 16 (0.86%) MCTS
4 16 (0.86%) ISEB
5 14 (0.75%) MCSD
6 12 (0.64%) MCP
7 11 (0.59%) MCAD
8 9 (0.48%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.43%) Brainbench
9 8 (0.43%) MCSE
10 7 (0.37%) MCITP
11 6 (0.32%) MCSA
12 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.11%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.11%) CCNA
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.054%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (12.15%) QA
2 10 (0.54%) WCAG
3 6 (0.32%) SLA
4 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.21%) EMIR
6 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.054%) Section 508
8 1 (0.054%) COBIT
System Software
1 82 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.27%) IAG
3 5 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.054%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 23 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.37%) Puppet
4 6 (0.32%) Control-M
4 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.21%) SCCM
6 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.054%) WMI
Vendors
1 917 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 135 (7.23%) Oracle
3 67 (3.59%) Sitecore
4 54 (2.89%) EPiServer
5 39 (2.09%) Telerik
6 29 (1.55%) VMware
7 23 (1.23%) Nintex
8 22 (1.18%) Facebook
8 22 (1.18%) Twitter
8 22 (1.18%) HP
8 22 (1.18%) Hitachi
9 19 (1.02%) DevExpress
10 18 (0.96%) IBM
11 16 (0.86%) Business Objects
12 15 (0.80%) Tableau
13 14 (0.75%) Adobe
14 12 (0.64%) SAP
15 11 (0.59%) JBoss
16 10 (0.54%) Google
17 8 (0.43%) Red Gate
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Findababysitter.com Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +10% bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 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: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Rewards
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Bonus+ Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago