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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 166 156 152
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 807 1020 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.81% 2.05% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.68% 11.79% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 651 911 756
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
7554 8652 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.98% 17.37% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6359 7405 5881
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 £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -46 165 £52,500 -4.54% 34
Croydon -2 13 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Hammersmith - 11 £60,000 - 1
Chiswick - 10 £37,500 -
Beckenham -6 5 £42,500 -11.45%
Canary Wharf - 5 £65,000 -
Wimbledon -4 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Romford - 3 £38,750 -
Bromley +14 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Docklands, London +6 2 £68,750 +30.95%
Enfield 0 2 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Teddington -4 2 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Hounslow - 2 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £56,250 -
Harrow +3 1 £46,500 -20.51%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Uxbridge -13 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
New Malden - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £45,000 -
Barking - 1 £45,000 -
Chislehurst - 1 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (82.33%) .NET
2 1253 (79.35%) C#
3 1030 (65.23%) SQL Server
4 805 (50.98%) SQL
5 783 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
6 758 (48.01%) Microsoft
7 721 (45.66%) ASP.NET
8 649 (41.10%) JavaScript
9 633 (40.09%) HTML
10 612 (38.76%) MVC
11 533 (33.76%) CSS
12 476 (30.15%) Windows
13 452 (28.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 425 (26.92%) .NET Framework
15 423 (26.79%) jQuery
16 405 (25.65%) Finance
17 401 (25.40%) MS Excel
18 399 (25.27%) SQL Server 2008
19 350 (22.17%) WCF
20 344 (21.79%) Scrum
21 330 (20.90%) Web Services
22 325 (20.58%) XML
23 294 (18.62%) ASP.NET MVC
24 286 (18.11%) Degree
25 282 (17.86%) T-SQL
26 280 (17.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 279 (17.67%) TDD
28 257 (16.28%) SharePoint
29 254 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 246 (15.58%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 257 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 240 (15.20%) IIS
3 142 (8.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 107 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 85 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
6 68 (4.31%) CMS
7 45 (2.85%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.52%) Kentico
9 22 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 18 (1.14%) DNN
10 18 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 18 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.01%) Immediacy CMS
11 16 (1.01%) Sitefinity
12 14 (0.89%) Node.js
13 8 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.51%) Confluence
13 8 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
13 8 (0.51%) WordPress
13 8 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 401 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 123 (7.79%) MS Office
3 38 (2.41%) InfoPath
4 27 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.46%) Photoshop
6 18 (1.14%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.44%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.25%) MS Project
11 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 110 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
4 4 (0.25%) Endur
4 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.063%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.063%) assyst
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.063%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.063%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 109 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.27%) GitHub
4 14 (0.89%) Office 365
5 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.38%) SaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
8 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.063%) Trello
9 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.85%) Intranet
2 27 (1.71%) Internet
3 19 (1.20%) HTTP
4 17 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.89%) DNS
6 10 (0.63%) Extranet
6 10 (0.63%) SMTP
7 9 (0.57%) Firewall
8 8 (0.51%) SSL
9 6 (0.38%) VPN
10 5 (0.32%) FTP
10 5 (0.32%) SSH
10 5 (0.32%) Network Security
11 4 (0.25%) DHCP
11 4 (0.25%) LDAP
12 2 (0.13%) Broadband
12 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.063%) 802.15
13 1 (0.063%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1030 (65.23%) SQL Server
2 399 (25.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 280 (17.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 254 (16.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 203 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 146 (9.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 122 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
9 105 (6.65%) Relational Database
10 37 (2.34%) MySQL
11 33 (2.09%) Oracle Database
12 31 (1.96%) MongoDB
12 31 (1.96%) MS Access
13 29 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 27 (1.71%) SSDT
15 26 (1.65%) Big Data
16 25 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
16 25 (1.58%) RDBMS
17 20 (1.27%) Star Schema
17 20 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 452 (28.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 188 (11.91%) NUnit
3 106 (6.71%) Selenium
4 84 (5.32%) Subversion
5 81 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 75 (4.75%) MSBuild
7 72 (4.56%) SpecFlow
8 69 (4.37%) FitNesse
9 59 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 57 (3.61%) JIRA
10 57 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 48 (3.04%) CruiseControl
12 45 (2.85%) MSTest
13 38 (2.41%) TeamCity
14 35 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
15 32 (2.03%) Eclipse
16 28 (1.77%) SoapUI
17 27 (1.71%) HP UFT
18 25 (1.58%) WebDriver
19 17 (1.08%) NCover
General
1 405 (25.65%) Finance
2 110 (6.97%) Retail
3 92 (5.83%) Banking
4 61 (3.86%) Back Office
5 58 (3.67%) Front Office
6 54 (3.42%) Law
7 46 (2.91%) Marketing
8 36 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.77%) Legal
9 28 (1.77%) Advertising
10 19 (1.20%) Games
11 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.70%) Publishing
14 7 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.44%) Automotive
15 6 (0.38%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.25%) Electronics
17 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1115 (70.61%) Developer
2 407 (25.78%) .NET Developer
3 288 (18.24%) C# Developer
4 211 (13.36%) Senior Developer
5 187 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 125 (7.92%) Analyst
7 117 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 80 (5.07%) SharePoint Developer
9 79 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 75 (4.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 72 (4.56%) Software Engineer
12 63 (3.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 61 (3.86%) Junior
14 58 (3.67%) Senior C# Developer
15 57 (3.61%) CRM Developer
16 55 (3.48%) SQL Developer
17 54 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
17 54 (3.42%) Programmer
18 42 (2.66%) Junior Developer
19 41 (2.60%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1300 (82.33%) .NET
2 721 (45.66%) ASP.NET
3 633 (40.09%) HTML
4 533 (33.76%) CSS
5 425 (26.92%) .NET Framework
6 423 (26.79%) jQuery
7 350 (22.17%) WCF
8 330 (20.90%) Web Services
9 325 (20.58%) XML
10 294 (18.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 246 (15.58%) Ajax
12 221 (14.00%) HTML5
13 204 (12.92%) Entity Framework
14 142 (8.99%) NHibernate
15 115 (7.28%) CSS3
16 112 (7.09%) WPF
17 103 (6.52%) SOAP
18 100 (6.33%) AngularJS
19 98 (6.21%) XSLT
20 97 (6.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 209 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 82 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 71 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 45 (2.85%) Blog
6 44 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 41 (2.60%) Mathematics
8 38 (2.41%) User Experience
9 36 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
10 31 (1.96%) Fixed Income
11 30 (1.90%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.65%) N-Tier
13 25 (1.58%) Clustering
14 23 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.33%) W3C
16 20 (1.27%) Blackberry
16 20 (1.27%) Physics
16 20 (1.27%) Hedge funds
17 18 (1.14%) Derivative
18 15 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 476 (30.15%) Windows
2 63 (3.99%) Linux
3 60 (3.80%) Android
4 54 (3.42%) UNIX
4 54 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 49 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.19%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.063%) CentOS
13 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.063%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (38.76%) MVC
3 344 (21.79%) Scrum
4 279 (17.67%) TDD
5 246 (15.58%) OO
6 186 (11.78%) Software Engineering
7 166 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (9.69%) SDLC
9 146 (9.25%) Unit Testing
10 143 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
11 139 (8.80%) CRM
12 132 (8.36%) BDD
13 124 (7.85%) Web Development
14 122 (7.73%) E-Commerce
15 108 (6.84%) Workflow
16 94 (5.95%) Multithreading
17 84 (5.32%) Mentoring
18 81 (5.13%) Automated Testing
19 76 (4.81%) Migration
19 76 (4.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1253 (79.35%) C#
2 805 (50.98%) SQL
3 649 (41.10%) JavaScript
4 282 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 150 (9.50%) Java
6 105 (6.65%) C++
7 101 (6.40%) VB.NET
8 78 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 74 (4.69%) VB
10 66 (4.18%) VBA
11 43 (2.72%) Python
12 24 (1.52%) PHP
13 21 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 21 (1.33%) VB6
14 16 (1.01%) C
15 13 (0.82%) VBScript
16 12 (0.76%) R
17 11 (0.70%) Ruby
18 9 (0.57%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 286 (18.11%) Degree
2 120 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 67 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 37 (2.34%) MCP
6 36 (2.28%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.20%) MCTS
8 17 (1.08%) ISEB
8 17 (1.08%) MCSD
9 12 (0.76%) HND
9 12 (0.76%) MCPD
10 11 (0.70%) MCAD
11 8 (0.51%) MCITP
12 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.38%) MCSE
14 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.19%) PhD
15 3 (0.19%) CISA
15 3 (0.19%) CISM
16 1 (0.063%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (14.69%) QA
2 29 (1.84%) SLA
3 6 (0.38%) HL7
3 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.32%) COBIT
5 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) GCP
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.44%) Docker
5 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.38%) vSphere
6 5 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.19%) HDFS
9 2 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.14%) SCOM
2 9 (0.57%) SCCM
3 7 (0.44%) WMI
3 7 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (0.44%) Puppet
4 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.32%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.25%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.25%) MOM
7 3 (0.19%) MIIS
7 3 (0.19%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.063%) Graphite
9 1 (0.063%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 758 (48.01%) Microsoft
2 205 (12.98%) Oracle
3 48 (3.04%) Sybase
4 32 (2.03%) Red Gate
5 30 (1.90%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (1.52%) VMware
7 21 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 20 (1.27%) Apple
9 18 (1.14%) Business Objects
10 15 (0.95%) Telerik
10 15 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 15 (0.95%) StreamBase
11 14 (0.89%) Adobe
12 12 (0.76%) Perforce
12 12 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
13 10 (0.63%) Infragistics
13 10 (0.63%) Metastorm
13 10 (0.63%) SAP
14 9 (0.57%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus £5 K bonus
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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