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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 144 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 852 994 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.05% 2.35% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 14.10% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 707 846 1015
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,804 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
6683 7052 7251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.11% 16.69% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5567 5792 6282
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 213 £50,000 - 39
Sidcup 0 14 £32,500 -27.77%
Hammersmith -2 6 £40,000 - 2
Croydon +4 5 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 5 £25,000 -50.00%
Harrow - 5 £47,500 -
Uxbridge - 5 £36,500 - 1
Bromley - 5 £42,500 - 1
Wimbledon -4 2 £58,750 +95.83% 1
Brentford -14 2 £41,000 +5.71%
Enfield - 2 £50,000 -
Ealing +5 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1155 (74.81%) .NET
2 1109 (71.83%) C#
3 919 (59.52%) SQL Server
4 768 (49.74%) SQL
5 756 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
6 749 (48.51%) ASP.NET
7 693 (44.88%) Microsoft
8 689 (44.62%) JavaScript
9 661 (42.81%) HTML
10 545 (35.30%) CSS
11 495 (32.06%) MVC
12 443 (28.69%) Finance
13 417 (27.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 411 (26.62%) jQuery
15 385 (24.94%) Windows
15 385 (24.94%) MS Excel
16 367 (23.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 320 (20.73%) Scrum
18 317 (20.53%) TDD
19 297 (19.24%) SharePoint
20 296 (19.17%) .NET Framework
21 287 (18.59%) XML
22 284 (18.39%) QA
23 276 (17.88%) Web Services
24 266 (17.23%) T-SQL
24 266 (17.23%) HTML5
25 263 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
26 258 (16.71%) WCF
27 254 (16.45%) Ajax
28 248 (16.06%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 297 (19.24%) SharePoint
2 178 (11.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 167 (10.82%) IIS
4 132 (8.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 83 (5.38%) CMS
6 28 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 25 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 22 (1.42%) Umbraco
9 17 (1.10%) Node.js
10 16 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.71%) MS Project Server
12 11 (0.71%) WordPress
12 11 (0.71%) SharePoint Foundation
13 10 (0.65%) SAS
14 7 (0.45%) Confluence
15 6 (0.39%) Sitefinity
15 6 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
16 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.32%) DNN
Applications
1 385 (24.94%) MS Excel
2 154 (9.97%) MS Office
3 50 (3.24%) InfoPath
4 23 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.78%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.58%) SPSS
9 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.32%) MS Project
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.065%) Maya
12 1 (0.065%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 10 (0.65%) Sophis RISQUE
4 9 (0.58%) Magento
5 5 (0.32%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.26%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.26%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.065%) Temenos Globus
9 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.065%) Endur
9 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.49%) GitHub
3 18 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.04%) Office 365
5 11 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Trello
7 2 (0.13%) Yammer
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.76%) Intranet
2 55 (3.56%) Extranet
3 41 (2.66%) Internet
4 20 (1.30%) HTTP
5 18 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.97%) SSL
7 9 (0.58%) SSH
7 9 (0.58%) Firewall
8 7 (0.45%) DNS
9 5 (0.32%) SMTP
10 4 (0.26%) DHCP
10 4 (0.26%) VPN
10 4 (0.26%) LAN
11 3 (0.19%) 802.15
11 3 (0.19%) FTP
11 3 (0.19%) ZigBee
11 3 (0.19%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.13%) LDAP
12 2 (0.13%) SAN
13 1 (0.065%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 919 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 367 (23.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 214 (13.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 207 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 123 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 108 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 99 (6.41%) Relational Database
8 77 (4.99%) MySQL
9 75 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 67 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (2.85%) SQL Server 2000
12 35 (2.27%) MS Access
12 35 (2.27%) Oracle Database
13 29 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (1.36%) DTS
15 20 (1.30%) SSDT
15 20 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
15 20 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 16 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 417 (27.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 132 (8.55%) NUnit
3 121 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 116 (7.51%) Selenium
5 94 (6.09%) FitNesse
6 87 (5.63%) Subversion
7 84 (5.44%) TeamCity
8 80 (5.18%) SpecFlow
9 66 (4.27%) JIRA
10 50 (3.24%) GCC
11 49 (3.17%) MSBuild
12 47 (3.04%) WebDriver
13 45 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 42 (2.72%) Eclipse
15 34 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
15 34 (2.20%) CruiseControl
16 31 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
17 30 (1.94%) GoogleTest
17 30 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 26 (1.68%) Jenkins
General
1 443 (28.69%) Finance
2 108 (6.99%) Banking
3 61 (3.95%) Law
4 57 (3.69%) Retail
5 43 (2.78%) Legal
6 42 (2.72%) Front Office
7 35 (2.27%) Back Office
8 32 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.94%) Marketing
10 19 (1.23%) Games
11 18 (1.17%) Aerospace
12 16 (1.04%) Publishing
13 12 (0.78%) Advertising
14 10 (0.65%) Automotive
14 10 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.52%) Military
16 7 (0.45%) Telecoms
17 6 (0.39%) French Language
17 6 (0.39%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 1042 (67.49%) Developer
2 282 (18.26%) .NET Developer
3 230 (14.90%) C# Developer
4 168 (10.88%) Senior Developer
5 167 (10.82%) Analyst
6 152 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 144 (9.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 99 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 85 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 75 (4.86%) C++ Developer
11 56 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
11 56 (3.63%) Programmer
12 52 (3.37%) Test Analyst
13 50 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
13 50 (3.24%) Consultant
14 49 (3.17%) Applications Developer
15 47 (3.04%) QA Analyst
16 46 (2.98%) Lead Developer
16 46 (2.98%) Web Developer
17 39 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1155 (74.81%) .NET
2 749 (48.51%) ASP.NET
3 661 (42.81%) HTML
4 545 (35.30%) CSS
5 411 (26.62%) jQuery
6 296 (19.17%) .NET Framework
7 287 (18.59%) XML
8 276 (17.88%) Web Services
9 266 (17.23%) HTML5
10 263 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 258 (16.71%) WCF
12 254 (16.45%) Ajax
13 116 (7.51%) REST
14 107 (6.93%) XSLT
14 107 (6.93%) CSS3
15 105 (6.80%) SOAP
16 101 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 98 (6.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 93 (6.02%) WPF
19 88 (5.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 66 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
4 66 (4.27%) Fixed Income
5 61 (3.95%) Open Source
6 59 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 52 (3.37%) User Experience
8 47 (3.04%) Hedge funds
9 44 (2.85%) Mathematics
10 38 (2.46%) N-Tier
11 37 (2.40%) Blog
12 36 (2.33%) Client/Server
13 33 (2.14%) Management Information System
14 30 (1.94%) Clustering
15 28 (1.81%) Derivative
16 25 (1.62%) Blackberry
17 19 (1.23%) iPhone
18 18 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
19 17 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 385 (24.94%) Windows
2 92 (5.96%) Linux
3 53 (3.43%) Android
4 51 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.30%) Windows Phone
8 17 (1.10%) UNIX
9 12 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.71%) VMS
10 11 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.26%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.065%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.065%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.065%) Solaris
14 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.065%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (32.06%) MVC
3 320 (20.73%) Scrum
4 317 (20.53%) TDD
5 248 (16.06%) OO
6 194 (12.56%) BDD
7 167 (10.82%) Web Development
8 131 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 126 (8.16%) Mentoring
10 108 (6.99%) E-Commerce
11 102 (6.61%) Unit Testing
12 101 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (6.48%) Workflow
13 100 (6.48%) Multithreading
14 91 (5.89%) OOP
15 89 (5.76%) Content Management
15 89 (5.76%) Kanban
16 86 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
17 74 (4.79%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1109 (71.83%) C#
2 768 (49.74%) SQL
3 689 (44.62%) JavaScript
4 266 (17.23%) T-SQL
5 137 (8.87%) PowerShell
6 133 (8.61%) VB
7 131 (8.48%) C++
8 115 (7.45%) Java
9 113 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 111 (7.19%) VBA
11 61 (3.95%) VB6
12 45 (2.91%) PHP
13 34 (2.20%) VBScript
14 17 (1.10%) Ruby
15 16 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.91%) Python
16 14 (0.91%) C
17 13 (0.84%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.65%) Scala
18 10 (0.65%) Ada
Qualifications
1 216 (13.99%) Degree
2 59 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (2.53%) ISEB
4 23 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.45%) MCSD
8 7 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.39%) MCSA
10 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.26%) MCSE
11 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.19%) MCTS
12 3 (0.19%) MCPD
12 3 (0.19%) MCP
12 3 (0.19%) Brainbench
13 2 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (18.39%) QA
2 15 (0.97%) SLA
3 12 (0.78%) HL7
4 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.39%) COBIT
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.19%) WCAG
8 2 (0.13%) GCP
9 1 (0.065%) WAI
System Software
1 53 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 53 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
3 5 (0.32%) vSphere
4 4 (0.26%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) IAG
6 1 (0.065%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.065%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.65%) HAProxy
4 9 (0.58%) SCCM
5 7 (0.45%) SCOM
5 7 (0.45%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.065%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 693 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 149 (9.65%) Oracle
3 77 (4.99%) Telerik
4 53 (3.43%) VMware
5 37 (2.40%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.04%) Tableau
7 13 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (0.84%) HP
7 13 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.78%) Apple
8 12 (0.78%) Google
9 11 (0.71%) Hitachi
9 11 (0.71%) Twitter
9 11 (0.71%) Facebook
10 10 (0.65%) Riverbed
11 9 (0.58%) Business Objects
11 9 (0.58%) Nintex
12 8 (0.52%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.45%) Charles River
13 7 (0.45%) Adobe
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £100,000 to £135,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago