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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 178 142 142
Rank change year-on-year
-36 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 755 1044 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.74% 2.15% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.61% 12.31% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 626 888 790
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
7119 8483 6713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.39% 17.43% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5948 7158 5756
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -82 126 £48,000 -12.72% 39
Hammersmith +10 19 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Chiswick +17 12 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Croydon +12 9 £52,500 -8.69%
Romford - 8 £27,500 -
Beckenham -3 7 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Docklands, London -3 3 £80,000 +52.38%
Wimbledon -7 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Teddington +4 2 £25,000 -13.04%
Uxbridge -6 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Surbiton - 2 £57,500 -
Enfield 0 1 £20,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 -
Ilford - 1 £45,000 -
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Paddington - 1 £40,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1300 (81.97%) .NET
2 1228 (77.43%) C#
3 1019 (64.25%) SQL Server
4 804 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
5 786 (49.56%) SQL
6 761 (47.98%) Microsoft
7 727 (45.84%) ASP.NET
8 661 (41.68%) JavaScript
9 647 (40.79%) HTML
10 588 (37.07%) MVC
11 548 (34.55%) CSS
12 449 (28.31%) Windows
13 439 (27.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 423 (26.67%) jQuery
15 406 (25.60%) MS Excel
16 402 (25.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 397 (25.03%) .NET Framework
18 396 (24.97%) Finance
19 335 (21.12%) Scrum
20 321 (20.24%) XML
21 305 (19.23%) Web Services
22 300 (18.92%) WCF
23 289 (18.22%) SharePoint
24 281 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
25 274 (17.28%) Ajax
26 265 (16.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 264 (16.65%) T-SQL
28 256 (16.14%) OO
28 256 (16.14%) TDD
29 248 (15.64%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 289 (18.22%) SharePoint
2 233 (14.69%) IIS
3 176 (11.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 128 (8.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 73 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
6 72 (4.54%) CMS
7 38 (2.40%) Umbraco
8 25 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
9 23 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 20 (1.26%) Kentico
11 18 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.01%) DNN
13 15 (0.95%) Node.js
13 15 (0.95%) Immediacy CMS
14 14 (0.88%) Sitefinity
15 12 (0.76%) SharePoint Foundation
16 8 (0.50%) Confluence
16 8 (0.50%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.38%) WordPress
18 5 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 406 (25.60%) MS Excel
2 163 (10.28%) MS Office
3 53 (3.34%) InfoPath
4 29 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.44%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.25%) MS Project
10 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 100 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.63%) Sophis RISQUE
3 8 (0.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 7 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.38%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.25%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.19%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.19%) Magento
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.063%) Endur
8 1 (0.063%) assyst
8 1 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.063%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.063%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 103 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.89%) GitHub
4 12 (0.76%) Office 365
5 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) SaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Trello
7 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.47%) Intranet
2 30 (1.89%) Internet
3 22 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.26%) HTTP
5 16 (1.01%) SSL
6 15 (0.95%) Extranet
7 11 (0.69%) DNS
7 11 (0.69%) SMTP
8 9 (0.57%) Firewall
8 9 (0.57%) VPN
9 8 (0.50%) SSH
10 5 (0.32%) FTP
11 4 (0.25%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.25%) Network Security
11 4 (0.25%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.25%) LDAP
11 4 (0.25%) 802.15
12 3 (0.19%) DHCP
13 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1019 (64.25%) SQL Server
2 402 (25.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 265 (16.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 224 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 184 (11.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 143 (9.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 104 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 96 (6.05%) Relational Database
9 89 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (2.77%) MySQL
11 37 (2.33%) MS Access
12 30 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (1.83%) MongoDB
14 27 (1.70%) SSDT
15 23 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 22 (1.39%) DTS
17 21 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (1.32%) Big Data
18 19 (1.20%) Oracle Database
19 17 (1.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 439 (27.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 181 (11.41%) NUnit
3 115 (7.25%) Selenium
4 89 (5.61%) Git (software)
5 69 (4.35%) Subversion
6 68 (4.29%) SpecFlow
7 63 (3.97%) TeamCity
8 61 (3.85%) FitNesse
9 60 (3.78%) MSBuild
10 57 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 54 (3.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 52 (3.28%) JIRA
13 45 (2.84%) CruiseControl
14 44 (2.77%) Eclipse
14 44 (2.77%) MSTest
15 40 (2.52%) WebDriver
15 40 (2.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 30 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 29 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
18 28 (1.77%) GCC
General
1 396 (24.97%) Finance
2 104 (6.56%) Banking
3 97 (6.12%) Retail
4 58 (3.66%) Front Office
4 58 (3.66%) Law
5 48 (3.03%) Back Office
6 40 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 39 (2.46%) Marketing
8 31 (1.95%) Legal
9 25 (1.58%) Advertising
10 20 (1.26%) Games
11 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.57%) Publishing
13 9 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.38%) Automotive
15 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.32%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1146 (72.26%) Developer
2 401 (25.28%) .NET Developer
3 282 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 217 (13.68%) Senior Developer
5 181 (11.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 145 (9.14%) Analyst
7 123 (7.76%) Software Developer
8 111 (7.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 84 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 84 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 67 (4.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 63 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 61 (3.85%) Programmer
13 57 (3.59%) Junior
14 56 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
15 54 (3.40%) Software Engineer
15 54 (3.40%) CRM Developer
16 47 (2.96%) AWS Developer
17 42 (2.65%) Architect
18 41 (2.59%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1300 (81.97%) .NET
2 727 (45.84%) ASP.NET
3 647 (40.79%) HTML
4 548 (34.55%) CSS
5 423 (26.67%) jQuery
6 397 (25.03%) .NET Framework
7 321 (20.24%) XML
8 305 (19.23%) Web Services
9 300 (18.92%) WCF
10 281 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 274 (17.28%) Ajax
12 237 (14.94%) HTML5
13 178 (11.22%) Entity Framework
14 121 (7.63%) XSLT
15 109 (6.87%) NHibernate
15 109 (6.87%) CSS3
16 107 (6.75%) LINQ
17 105 (6.62%) WinForms
18 104 (6.56%) WPF
19 99 (6.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 75 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 65 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 48 (3.03%) User Experience
6 46 (2.90%) Open Source
7 44 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.52%) Blog
9 39 (2.46%) Fixed Income
9 39 (2.46%) N-Tier
10 38 (2.40%) Mathematics
11 33 (2.08%) Hedge funds
12 31 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
13 28 (1.77%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.64%) Clustering
15 24 (1.51%) Blackberry
16 23 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (1.13%) W3C
18 16 (1.01%) Derivative
19 15 (0.95%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 449 (28.31%) Windows
2 70 (4.41%) Linux
3 60 (3.78%) Android
4 52 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.09%) UNIX
6 43 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.01%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.32%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.063%) VMS
13 1 (0.063%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
2 588 (37.07%) MVC
3 335 (21.12%) Scrum
4 256 (16.14%) OO
4 256 (16.14%) TDD
5 175 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
6 151 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 142 (8.95%) Web Development
8 134 (8.45%) CRM
9 130 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 126 (7.94%) BDD
11 123 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
12 116 (7.31%) E-Commerce
13 104 (6.56%) Workflow
14 99 (6.24%) Multithreading
15 83 (5.23%) Mentoring
16 73 (4.60%) UML
17 72 (4.54%) Software Testing
18 71 (4.48%) Content Management
18 71 (4.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1228 (77.43%) C#
2 786 (49.56%) SQL
3 661 (41.68%) JavaScript
4 264 (16.65%) T-SQL
5 156 (9.84%) Java
6 105 (6.62%) VB.NET
7 102 (6.43%) C++
8 95 (5.99%) VB
9 91 (5.74%) PowerShell
10 79 (4.98%) VBA
11 26 (1.64%) PHP
11 26 (1.64%) Python
12 25 (1.58%) VB6
13 17 (1.07%) Ruby
14 13 (0.82%) C
15 12 (0.76%) R
15 12 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.76%) VBScript
16 10 (0.63%) XAML
17 9 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 248 (15.64%) Degree
2 103 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 63 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 37 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 32 (2.02%) ISEB
7 27 (1.70%) MCP
8 19 (1.20%) MCSD
9 16 (1.01%) MCTS
10 12 (0.76%) MCPD
11 11 (0.69%) MCAD
11 11 (0.69%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.50%) HND
14 5 (0.32%) MCITP
15 3 (0.19%) PhD
16 2 (0.13%) MCSE
17 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
17 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (15.01%) QA
2 29 (1.83%) SLA
3 11 (0.69%) HL7
4 7 (0.44%) COBIT
5 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.57%) vSphere
5 5 (0.32%) Firmware
5 5 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) Docker
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.063%) IAG
Systems Management
1 11 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (0.69%) SCCM
2 10 (0.63%) HAProxy
3 9 (0.57%) SCOM
4 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.19%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.13%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) WMI
6 2 (0.13%) MIIS
7 1 (0.063%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.063%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 761 (47.98%) Microsoft
2 173 (10.91%) Oracle
3 37 (2.33%) Sybase
4 32 (2.02%) VMware
5 31 (1.95%) Sitecore
6 28 (1.77%) Telerik
7 24 (1.51%) Apple
8 22 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 16 (1.01%) Adobe
11 15 (0.95%) Red Gate
12 11 (0.69%) Google
13 10 (0.63%) Riverbed
13 10 (0.63%) StreamBase
14 9 (0.57%) Metastorm
14 9 (0.57%) Citrix
14 9 (0.57%) SAP
14 9 (0.57%) Business Objects
14 9 (0.57%) WorldPay
14 9 (0.57%) Polycom
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