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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 185 145 158
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 699 948 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.55% 2.09% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.77% 13.16% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 608 828 815
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
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
7157 7202 7333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.85% 15.84% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6003 6060 6381
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -10 171 £50,000 - 18
Uxbridge +2 7 £36,500 +55.31%
Croydon -17 5 £47,500 -
Harrow - 5 £47,500 -
Sidcup -4 4 £42,375 -25.33% 2
Upminster - 4 £55,000 -
Ealing +3 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Hammersmith -9 3 £37,500 -25.74% 1
Canary Wharf +32 2 £50,000 -23.07%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £51,250 -19.92% 1
Teddington - 2 £60,000 -
Bromley +2 1 £65,000 +57.09%
Enfield +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Hounslow -3 1 £47,500 +11.11%
Wimbledon - 1 £60,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1369 (80.67%) .NET
2 1310 (77.20%) C#
3 1080 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 956 (56.33%) ASP.NET
5 824 (48.56%) SQL
6 822 (48.44%) Microsoft
7 803 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
8 796 (46.91%) JavaScript
9 766 (45.14%) HTML
10 644 (37.95%) CSS
11 595 (35.06%) MVC
12 510 (30.05%) Finance
13 508 (29.94%) jQuery
14 448 (26.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 444 (26.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 423 (24.93%) MS Excel
17 379 (22.33%) XML
18 372 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 367 (21.63%) OO
20 351 (20.68%) T-SQL
20 351 (20.68%) WCF
21 339 (19.98%) Web Services
21 339 (19.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 338 (19.92%) .NET Framework
23 337 (19.86%) Windows
24 336 (19.80%) TDD
25 310 (18.27%) SharePoint
26 295 (17.38%) Degree
27 289 (17.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 284 (16.74%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 310 (18.27%) SharePoint
2 202 (11.90%) IIS
3 160 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 139 (8.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 125 (7.37%) CMS
6 40 (2.36%) Umbraco
7 33 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
8 28 (1.65%) MS Project Server
8 28 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 27 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (0.71%) NServiceBus
12 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.59%) Node.js
14 9 (0.53%) SAS
15 8 (0.47%) JBoss
16 7 (0.41%) WordPress
17 5 (0.29%) SharePoint Foundation
17 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 423 (24.93%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.01%) MS Office
3 35 (2.06%) InfoPath
4 18 (1.06%) PowerPivot
4 18 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.71%) MS Project
6 10 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.53%) SPSS
8 8 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.18%) Maya
9 3 (0.18%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.53%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 9 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) Tridion
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.18%) Endur
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Agresso
6 2 (0.12%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.12%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 2 (0.12%) Aligne
6 2 (0.12%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.059%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.059%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.059%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.59%) Office 365
3 22 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.30%) SaaS
4 8 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.41%) PaaS
5 7 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.35%) Google App Engine
6 6 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.059%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (7.37%) Intranet
2 119 (7.01%) Internet
3 53 (3.12%) Extranet
4 33 (1.94%) HTTP
5 17 (1.00%) Firewall
6 12 (0.71%) LAN
7 9 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.53%) SSL
7 9 (0.53%) SSH
8 7 (0.41%) DNS
9 5 (0.29%) SAN
9 5 (0.29%) Network Security
10 4 (0.24%) DHCP
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.18%) NAS
12 1 (0.059%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.059%) Multicast
12 1 (0.059%) ATM
12 1 (0.059%) WAN
12 1 (0.059%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1080 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 448 (26.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 339 (19.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 289 (17.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 138 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 136 (8.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 115 (6.78%) Relational Database
9 86 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
10 67 (3.95%) MySQL
11 65 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 58 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 41 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
14 33 (1.94%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.89%) QlikView
16 26 (1.53%) RDBMS
16 26 (1.53%) SSDT
17 24 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
18 21 (1.24%) NoSQL
19 17 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 444 (26.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 115 (6.78%) Subversion
3 112 (6.60%) Selenium
3 112 (6.60%) Git (software)
4 95 (5.60%) NUnit
5 73 (4.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 69 (4.07%) SpecFlow
7 67 (3.95%) MSBuild
8 62 (3.65%) FitNesse
9 47 (2.77%) ReSharper
10 46 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 42 (2.47%) CruiseControl
11 42 (2.47%) Jenkins
12 41 (2.42%) TeamCity
12 41 (2.42%) Eclipse
13 38 (2.24%) JIRA
14 36 (2.12%) Cucumber
15 34 (2.00%) MSTest
15 34 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
16 32 (1.89%) Moq
General
1 510 (30.05%) Finance
2 111 (6.54%) Banking
3 61 (3.59%) Marketing
4 54 (3.18%) Retail
5 47 (2.77%) Law
6 31 (1.83%) Legal
7 30 (1.77%) Advertising
8 29 (1.71%) Games
9 25 (1.47%) Front Office
10 24 (1.41%) Back Office
11 15 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.77%) Publishing
13 12 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.65%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.47%) Telecoms
16 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.29%) Automotive
17 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.18%) Swedish Language
17 3 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 1192 (70.24%) Developer
2 365 (21.51%) .NET Developer
3 250 (14.73%) C# Developer
4 232 (13.67%) Senior Developer
5 171 (10.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 155 (9.13%) Analyst
7 141 (8.31%) SharePoint Developer
8 87 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 80 (4.71%) Web Developer
10 78 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 77 (4.54%) ASP.NET Developer
12 76 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
13 75 (4.42%) Consultant
14 65 (3.83%) Junior
14 65 (3.83%) Junior Developer
15 63 (3.71%) Programmer
16 55 (3.24%) Team Leader
17 53 (3.12%) C++ Developer
18 46 (2.71%) Architect
19 45 (2.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1369 (80.67%) .NET
2 956 (56.33%) ASP.NET
3 766 (45.14%) HTML
4 644 (37.95%) CSS
5 508 (29.94%) jQuery
6 379 (22.33%) XML
7 372 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 351 (20.68%) WCF
9 339 (19.98%) Web Services
10 338 (19.92%) .NET Framework
11 283 (16.68%) HTML5
12 248 (14.61%) Ajax
13 183 (10.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 163 (9.61%) CSS3
15 142 (8.37%) XSLT
16 133 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 112 (6.60%) REST
18 102 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 102 (6.01%) SOAP
19 99 (5.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 183 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 167 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (4.89%) Open Source
4 67 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 63 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (3.59%) User Experience
7 56 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
8 51 (3.01%) Mathematics
9 41 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 41 (2.42%) Derivative
10 40 (2.36%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.89%) Clustering
12 28 (1.65%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.53%) iPhone
14 24 (1.41%) Hedge funds
14 24 (1.41%) Blog
15 22 (1.30%) Statistics
16 21 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (1.12%) Data Extraction
18 17 (1.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 337 (19.86%) Windows
2 53 (3.12%) Linux
3 49 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (2.12%) Android
5 34 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.00%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.59%) VMS
9 10 (0.59%) Solaris
9 10 (0.59%) UNIX
10 6 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.059%) CentOS
13 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (35.06%) MVC
3 367 (21.63%) OO
4 336 (19.80%) TDD
5 284 (16.74%) Scrum
6 194 (11.43%) Web Development
7 187 (11.02%) Unit Testing
8 179 (10.55%) Software Engineering
9 174 (10.25%) E-Commerce
10 140 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
10 140 (8.25%) BDD
11 124 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
12 122 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 117 (6.89%) OOP
14 115 (6.78%) Workflow
15 108 (6.36%) UML
16 104 (6.13%) ETL
17 102 (6.01%) Content Management
18 92 (5.42%) Automated Testing
18 92 (5.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1310 (77.20%) C#
2 824 (48.56%) SQL
3 796 (46.91%) JavaScript
4 351 (20.68%) T-SQL
5 207 (12.20%) VB.NET
6 162 (9.55%) Java
7 143 (8.43%) VB
8 139 (8.19%) PowerShell
9 138 (8.13%) C++
10 109 (6.42%) VBA
11 61 (3.59%) VB6
12 59 (3.48%) PHP
13 45 (2.65%) VBScript
14 36 (2.12%) Ruby
15 25 (1.47%) C
16 24 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 23 (1.36%) Python
18 17 (1.00%) XPath
19 11 (0.65%) Scala
20 10 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 295 (17.38%) Degree
2 80 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.36%) ISEB
4 20 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 14 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.77%) MCTS
7 11 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (0.53%) MCSD
9 8 (0.47%) MCSE
9 8 (0.47%) Brainbench
10 7 (0.41%) MCSA
10 7 (0.41%) MCP
11 6 (0.35%) MCAD
12 3 (0.18%) MCITP
12 3 (0.18%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.12%) CCNA
14 1 (0.059%) MCPD
14 1 (0.059%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (14.32%) QA
2 9 (0.53%) WCAG
3 6 (0.35%) SLA
4 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) MiFID
6 2 (0.12%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.059%) Section 508
7 1 (0.059%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.18%) IAG
5 1 (0.059%) vSphere
5 1 (0.059%) Firmware
5 1 (0.059%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.059%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.47%) Puppet
4 7 (0.41%) SCCM
5 6 (0.35%) SCOM
6 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.059%) Control-M
8 1 (0.059%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.059%) WMI
8 1 (0.059%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 822 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 138 (8.13%) Oracle
3 57 (3.36%) Telerik
4 55 (3.24%) Sitecore
5 47 (2.77%) EPiServer
6 40 (2.36%) VMware
7 25 (1.47%) HP
8 22 (1.30%) Nintex
9 21 (1.24%) Twitter
10 20 (1.18%) Tableau
11 19 (1.12%) Facebook
11 19 (1.12%) Hitachi
12 15 (0.88%) Business Objects
13 13 (0.77%) DevExpress
14 11 (0.65%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.65%) IBM
15 9 (0.53%) SAP
16 8 (0.47%) Google
17 6 (0.35%) Cognos
17 6 (0.35%) Adobe
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
@ITS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Between £30K - £35K + Benefits (dep
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum + excpetional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago