The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 140 144 143
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 991 882 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.05% 1.99% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.66% 12.65% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 879 754 903
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8499 6970 7114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.58% 15.73% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7236 5952 6224
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 312 £50,000 - 58
Kingston Upon Thames -4 18 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Croydon +11 15 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Uxbridge +2 11 £40,000 -40.74%
Bromley - 10 £42,500 - 1
Sidcup -5 4 £42,000 -40.00% 1
Twickenham +9 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Wimbledon - 3 £42,500 -
Teddington - 3 £35,000 - 1
Orpington +5 2 £40,000 - 1
Docklands, London -3 2 £52,500 +22.09%
Chessington - 2 £45,000 -
New Malden -10 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1697 (81.20%) .NET
2 1592 (76.17%) C#
3 1283 (61.39%) SQL Server
4 1037 (49.62%) ASP.NET
5 1019 (48.76%) Microsoft
6 938 (44.88%) SQL
7 903 (43.21%) JavaScript
8 877 (41.96%) HTML
9 789 (37.75%) CSS
10 726 (34.74%) MVC
11 651 (31.15%) jQuery
12 645 (30.86%) Finance
13 635 (30.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 501 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 487 (23.30%) MS Excel
16 476 (22.78%) WCF
17 462 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
18 461 (22.06%) XML
19 457 (21.87%) Degree
20 445 (21.29%) .NET Framework
21 430 (20.57%) T-SQL
22 429 (20.53%) OO
23 425 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
24 421 (20.14%) TDD
25 390 (18.66%) Web Services
26 377 (18.04%) SharePoint
26 377 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 368 (17.61%) Windows
28 357 (17.08%) HTML5
29 345 (16.51%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 377 (18.04%) SharePoint
2 289 (13.83%) IIS
3 203 (9.71%) CMS
4 186 (8.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 129 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 95 (4.55%) Umbraco
7 73 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
8 44 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 29 (1.39%) MS Project Server
10 28 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
11 22 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
12 19 (0.91%) Node.js
13 14 (0.67%) DNN
14 13 (0.62%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.57%) NServiceBus
16 10 (0.48%) Joomla!
16 10 (0.48%) Drupal
17 9 (0.43%) Confluence
17 9 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 487 (23.30%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.11%) MS Office
3 41 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 39 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.57%) MS Project
8 9 (0.43%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.14%) Maya
11 2 (0.096%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.096%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.096%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 20 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.19%) Tridion
5 3 (0.14%) Agresso
6 2 (0.096%) Endur
6 2 (0.096%) ZaiNet
6 2 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.096%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.096%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 2 (0.096%) Aligne
7 1 (0.048%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.048%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.048%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.048%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.048%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.53%) Office 365
4 29 (1.39%) GitHub
4 29 (1.39%) SaaS
5 9 (0.43%) PaaS
6 8 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.38%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.38%) Basecamp
6 8 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.096%) Pure360
8 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.048%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (6.70%) Internet
2 87 (4.16%) Intranet
3 54 (2.58%) HTTP
4 18 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.77%) Extranet
6 12 (0.57%) Firewall
7 11 (0.53%) LAN
8 8 (0.38%) DNS
8 8 (0.38%) SSL
8 8 (0.38%) SSH
9 6 (0.29%) SAN
10 5 (0.24%) Network Security
11 3 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.14%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.14%) IPv4
11 3 (0.14%) IPv6
12 2 (0.096%) SMS
12 2 (0.096%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.096%) DHCP
12 2 (0.096%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1283 (61.39%) SQL Server
2 501 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 377 (18.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 311 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 217 (10.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 185 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 172 (8.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 124 (5.93%) Relational Database
9 95 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 80 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 65 (3.11%) MySQL
12 32 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
13 31 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 31 (1.48%) QlikView
14 29 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 28 (1.34%) SSDT
16 25 (1.20%) MS Access
17 22 (1.05%) NoSQL
18 21 (1.00%) PerformancePoint
18 21 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 635 (30.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 154 (7.37%) Subversion
3 149 (7.13%) NUnit
4 134 (6.41%) Selenium
5 125 (5.98%) Git (software)
6 82 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 78 (3.73%) SpecFlow
8 72 (3.44%) MSBuild
9 65 (3.11%) Cucumber
10 60 (2.87%) Jenkins
10 60 (2.87%) CruiseControl
11 58 (2.78%) ReSharper
11 58 (2.78%) Eclipse
11 58 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 52 (2.49%) TeamCity
13 50 (2.39%) Moq
14 44 (2.11%) FitNesse
15 38 (1.82%) JIRA
16 35 (1.67%) SoapUI
17 32 (1.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 645 (30.86%) Finance
2 152 (7.27%) Banking
3 130 (6.22%) Retail
4 89 (4.26%) Marketing
5 78 (3.73%) Advertising
6 55 (2.63%) Games
7 42 (2.01%) Law
7 42 (2.01%) Front Office
8 33 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.29%) Publishing
10 26 (1.24%) Back Office
11 24 (1.15%) Legal
12 17 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.77%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.38%) Norwegian Language
14 8 (0.38%) French Language
14 8 (0.38%) Swedish Language
15 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.19%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.096%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1443 (69.04%) Developer
2 459 (21.96%) .NET Developer
3 324 (15.50%) C# Developer
4 300 (14.35%) Senior Developer
5 239 (11.44%) Analyst
6 194 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 165 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 131 (6.27%) SharePoint Developer
9 104 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
10 102 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 97 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 88 (4.21%) Junior
13 87 (4.16%) Programmer
14 86 (4.11%) Junior Developer
15 74 (3.54%) Consultant
16 68 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
17 65 (3.11%) Team Leader
18 60 (2.87%) Architect
18 60 (2.87%) Analyst Programmer
19 56 (2.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1697 (81.20%) .NET
2 1037 (49.62%) ASP.NET
3 877 (41.96%) HTML
4 789 (37.75%) CSS
5 651 (31.15%) jQuery
6 476 (22.78%) WCF
7 461 (22.06%) XML
8 445 (21.29%) .NET Framework
9 425 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 390 (18.66%) Web Services
11 357 (17.08%) HTML5
12 309 (14.78%) Ajax
13 258 (12.34%) CSS3
14 201 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 199 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 190 (9.09%) XSLT
17 183 (8.76%) WPF
18 155 (7.42%) WinForms
19 150 (7.18%) LINQ
20 141 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 227 (10.86%) Computer Science
2 119 (5.69%) Open Source
3 82 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 74 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 74 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 73 (3.49%) Mathematics
6 52 (2.49%) Client/Server
7 41 (1.96%) Derivative
8 35 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 26 (1.24%) Clustering
10 26 (1.24%) iPhone
10 26 (1.24%) Blog
11 23 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.05%) Equities
13 21 (1.00%) W3C
14 20 (0.96%) N-Tier
15 18 (0.86%) Fixed Income
16 17 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.77%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 368 (17.61%) Windows
2 79 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (3.54%) Android
4 59 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.72%) Linux
6 28 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 20 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.67%) UNIX
10 13 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.43%) Solaris
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
14 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.096%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (34.74%) MVC
2 462 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (20.53%) OO
4 421 (20.14%) TDD
5 345 (16.51%) Scrum
6 299 (14.31%) Unit Testing
7 252 (12.06%) E-Commerce
8 246 (11.77%) Software Engineering
9 232 (11.10%) Web Development
10 214 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
11 174 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 137 (6.56%) UML
13 135 (6.46%) Automated Testing
13 135 (6.46%) BDD
14 134 (6.41%) OOD
15 119 (5.69%) OOP
16 116 (5.55%) Workflow
17 115 (5.50%) ETL
18 113 (5.41%) SOA
19 111 (5.31%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1592 (76.17%) C#
2 938 (44.88%) SQL
3 903 (43.21%) JavaScript
4 430 (20.57%) T-SQL
5 247 (11.82%) Java
6 222 (10.62%) VB.NET
7 185 (8.85%) C++
8 149 (7.13%) VB
8 149 (7.13%) PowerShell
9 104 (4.98%) VBA
10 88 (4.21%) Ruby
11 75 (3.59%) PHP
12 39 (1.87%) C
12 39 (1.87%) XPath
13 37 (1.77%) VBScript
14 29 (1.39%) Python
15 27 (1.29%) VB6
16 22 (1.05%) MATLAB
17 18 (0.86%) Objective-C
18 17 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 457 (21.87%) Degree
2 119 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (1.39%) ISEB
3 29 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 23 (1.10%) MCTS
5 20 (0.96%) MCSD
6 16 (0.77%) MCP
6 16 (0.77%) MCAD
6 16 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 15 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (0.62%) MCITP
9 12 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.48%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.33%) MCSE
12 5 (0.24%) Brainbench
13 3 (0.14%) MCSA
13 3 (0.14%) MCT
14 2 (0.096%) PhD
14 2 (0.096%) CCNA
14 2 (0.096%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (11.67%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) WCAG
3 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.24%) EMIR
4 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.096%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.096%) MiFID
7 1 (0.048%) HL7
7 1 (0.048%) DICOM
7 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.048%) Section 508
System Software
1 62 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.43%) IAG
5 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.14%) vSphere
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.048%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.33%) Control-M
3 5 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.14%) SCCM
5 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.048%) SCOM
6 1 (0.048%) WMI
Vendors
1 1019 (48.76%) Microsoft
2 164 (7.85%) Oracle
3 90 (4.31%) Sitecore
4 63 (3.01%) EPiServer
5 31 (1.48%) DevExpress
6 30 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 29 (1.39%) IBM
8 27 (1.29%) VMware
9 24 (1.15%) Telerik
10 23 (1.10%) HP
11 22 (1.05%) Facebook
12 21 (1.00%) Nintex
12 21 (1.00%) Adobe
13 19 (0.91%) Hitachi
14 18 (0.86%) Twitter
15 16 (0.77%) JBoss
16 15 (0.72%) Ektron
17 14 (0.67%) Google
17 14 (0.67%) Sybase
18 13 (0.62%) Lotus
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday