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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 172 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 753 1062 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.76% 2.34% 2.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.99% 13.48% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 650 865 1028
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 £36,500 £35,000 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,025 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
6854 7881 7230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.02% 17.35% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 6457 6226
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -40 182 £50,000 -9.09% 23
Kingston Upon Thames -7 9 £47,500 - 1
Hammersmith 0 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Romford - 7 £32,500 - 3
Chiswick 0 6 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Sidcup -1 6 £32,500 -20.73%
Croydon +11 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Bromley +12 4 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Docklands, London -7 4 £75,000 +42.85%
Harrow +6 3 £47,500 -18.80% 3
Enfield +2 3 £50,000 -
Beckenham -1 3 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Wimbledon -1 2 £47,500 +22.58%
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Ealing -10 1 - -
Brentford -12 1 £39,500 +1.85%
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1174 (75.99%) .NET
2 1100 (71.20%) C#
3 944 (61.10%) SQL Server
4 758 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 751 (48.61%) SQL
6 702 (45.44%) Microsoft
7 695 (44.98%) ASP.NET
8 621 (40.19%) JavaScript
9 610 (39.48%) HTML
10 514 (33.27%) MVC
11 503 (32.56%) CSS
12 447 (28.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 433 (28.03%) Finance
14 414 (26.80%) Windows
15 410 (26.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 389 (25.18%) jQuery
17 376 (24.34%) MS Excel
18 329 (21.29%) .NET Framework
19 320 (20.71%) Scrum
20 299 (19.35%) SharePoint
21 270 (17.48%) XML
21 270 (17.48%) Ajax
22 268 (17.35%) QA
23 261 (16.89%) TDD
24 256 (16.57%) T-SQL
24 256 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
25 251 (16.25%) HTML5
25 251 (16.25%) WCF
26 250 (16.18%) Web Services
27 237 (15.34%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 299 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 184 (11.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 177 (11.46%) IIS
4 143 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 57 (3.69%) CMS
6 46 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
8 20 (1.29%) Node.js
9 17 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.04%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.84%) WordPress
12 12 (0.78%) SharePoint Foundation
13 9 (0.58%) Confluence
13 9 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.52%) SAS
15 6 (0.39%) Sitefinity
15 6 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
16 5 (0.32%) DNN
16 5 (0.32%) Kentico
16 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 376 (24.34%) MS Excel
2 170 (11.00%) MS Office
3 58 (3.75%) InfoPath
4 23 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.52%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.45%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.32%) MS Project
10 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.26%) SPSS
12 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.04%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 10 (0.65%) Sophis RISQUE
4 9 (0.58%) Magento
5 5 (0.32%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.26%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.19%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.065%) Endur
9 1 (0.065%) Temenos Globus
9 1 (0.065%) assyst
9 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.62%) GitHub
3 23 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.29%) Office 365
5 4 (0.26%) Yammer
5 4 (0.26%) SaaS
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Trello
6 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.065%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.18%) Intranet
2 41 (2.65%) Internet
3 40 (2.59%) Extranet
4 22 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.84%) HTTP
5 13 (0.84%) SSL
6 10 (0.65%) VPN
7 8 (0.52%) SMTP
7 8 (0.52%) Firewall
8 7 (0.45%) DNS
9 6 (0.39%) SSH
10 4 (0.26%) FTP
10 4 (0.26%) 802.15
10 4 (0.26%) LDAP
10 4 (0.26%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.26%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.19%) Network Security
11 3 (0.19%) DHCP
12 1 (0.065%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.065%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (61.10%) SQL Server
2 410 (26.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 215 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 206 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 147 (9.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 145 (9.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 95 (6.15%) Relational Database
8 88 (5.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 69 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
10 62 (4.01%) MySQL
11 38 (2.46%) MS Access
12 30 (1.94%) SSDT
13 26 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (1.36%) Oracle Database
16 19 (1.23%) DTS
17 18 (1.17%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 18 (1.17%) Big Data
17 18 (1.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 447 (28.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 172 (11.13%) NUnit
3 123 (7.96%) Selenium
4 104 (6.73%) Git (software)
5 85 (5.50%) Subversion
6 83 (5.37%) TeamCity
7 82 (5.31%) FitNesse
8 77 (4.98%) SpecFlow
9 59 (3.82%) JIRA
10 57 (3.69%) WebDriver
10 57 (3.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 48 (3.11%) MSBuild
12 43 (2.78%) GCC
12 43 (2.78%) CruiseControl
13 41 (2.65%) Eclipse
14 35 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
15 34 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 34 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
16 32 (2.07%) MSTest
17 30 (1.94%) GoogleTest
General
1 433 (28.03%) Finance
2 116 (7.51%) Banking
3 71 (4.60%) Retail
4 56 (3.62%) Law
5 46 (2.98%) Front Office
6 39 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.33%) Legal
8 30 (1.94%) Back Office
8 30 (1.94%) Marketing
9 24 (1.55%) Games
10 18 (1.17%) Aerospace
11 17 (1.10%) Advertising
12 13 (0.84%) Publishing
13 11 (0.71%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.52%) Military
14 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.45%) Automotive
16 6 (0.39%) French Language
16 6 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 1055 (68.28%) Developer
2 309 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 235 (15.21%) C# Developer
4 182 (11.78%) Senior Developer
5 159 (10.29%) Analyst
6 147 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 141 (9.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 110 (7.12%) Software Developer
9 76 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 67 (4.34%) Programmer
11 61 (3.95%) Web Developer
11 61 (3.95%) C++ Developer
11 61 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 55 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
13 53 (3.43%) Junior
14 49 (3.17%) Test Analyst
14 49 (3.17%) Applications Developer
14 49 (3.17%) SQL Developer
14 49 (3.17%) AWS Developer
15 45 (2.91%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1174 (75.99%) .NET
2 695 (44.98%) ASP.NET
3 610 (39.48%) HTML
4 503 (32.56%) CSS
5 389 (25.18%) jQuery
6 329 (21.29%) .NET Framework
7 270 (17.48%) Ajax
7 270 (17.48%) XML
8 256 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 251 (16.25%) HTML5
9 251 (16.25%) WCF
10 250 (16.18%) Web Services
11 144 (9.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 111 (7.18%) WPF
13 106 (6.86%) XSLT
14 99 (6.41%) WinForms
15 92 (5.95%) CSS3
16 87 (5.63%) LINQ
17 83 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 82 (5.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 173 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 71 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 53 (3.43%) Open Source
4 53 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 53 (3.43%) Fixed Income
5 52 (3.37%) Inversion of Control
6 50 (3.24%) User Experience
7 45 (2.91%) Hedge funds
8 41 (2.65%) N-Tier
9 39 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 35 (2.27%) Mathematics
11 33 (2.14%) Blog
11 33 (2.14%) Clustering
12 30 (1.94%) Blackberry
13 28 (1.81%) Client/Server
14 19 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.17%) Derivative
16 17 (1.10%) iPhone
17 14 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 414 (26.80%) Windows
2 83 (5.37%) Linux
3 54 (3.50%) Android
4 48 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.20%) UNIX
7 33 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 14 (0.91%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.32%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.32%) VMS
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.065%) CentOS
14 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 514 (33.27%) MVC
3 320 (20.71%) Scrum
4 261 (16.89%) TDD
5 237 (15.34%) OO
6 172 (11.13%) BDD
7 159 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 158 (10.23%) Web Development
9 129 (8.35%) Software Engineering
10 113 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
10 113 (7.31%) Mentoring
11 108 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 106 (6.86%) Unit Testing
13 102 (6.60%) Multithreading
14 101 (6.54%) Workflow
15 91 (5.89%) Kanban
16 88 (5.70%) Content Management
17 81 (5.24%) OOP
18 80 (5.18%) CRM
19 76 (4.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1100 (71.20%) C#
2 751 (48.61%) SQL
3 621 (40.19%) JavaScript
4 256 (16.57%) T-SQL
5 125 (8.09%) PowerShell
6 124 (8.03%) Java
7 114 (7.38%) VB
8 113 (7.31%) C++
9 102 (6.60%) VBA
10 99 (6.41%) VB.NET
11 39 (2.52%) VB6
12 32 (2.07%) PHP
13 20 (1.29%) VBScript
14 18 (1.17%) Ruby
15 14 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.84%) Python
17 12 (0.78%) Ada
18 11 (0.71%) MATLAB
19 9 (0.58%) Objective-C
19 9 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 205 (13.27%) Degree
2 87 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.72%) ISEB
5 39 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 24 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.17%) MCSD
8 16 (1.04%) MCP
9 14 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.84%) MCPD
10 13 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.71%) MCTS
11 11 (0.71%) MCAD
12 4 (0.26%) HND
12 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.26%) MCSA
13 3 (0.19%) PhD
13 3 (0.19%) MCSE
14 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.065%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (17.35%) QA
2 22 (1.42%) SLA
3 13 (0.84%) HL7
4 7 (0.45%) COBIT
4 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) GCP
7 1 (0.065%) WAI
System Software
1 51 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.58%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.58%) vSphere
5 5 (0.32%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 15 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.84%) SCCM
3 11 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.65%) SCOM
4 10 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 7 (0.45%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.19%) Puppet
7 1 (0.065%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.065%) MIIS
Vendors
1 702 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 141 (9.13%) Oracle
3 60 (3.88%) Telerik
4 51 (3.30%) VMware
5 25 (1.62%) Sitecore
6 23 (1.49%) Apple
7 20 (1.29%) Sybase
8 15 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 13 (0.84%) Tableau
9 13 (0.84%) Google
10 12 (0.78%) Adobe
11 11 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.65%) Riverbed
13 9 (0.58%) Polycom
13 9 (0.58%) Citrix
14 8 (0.52%) IBM
14 8 (0.52%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.45%) Charles River
16 6 (0.39%) Business Objects
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £35k Base
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: 4k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
asos
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