The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 183 168
Rank change year-on-year +45 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 97 75 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 1.18% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.04% 6.72% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 68 133
Median salary £52,500 £45,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £88,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1073 1116 1476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.61% 17.58% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1023 1277
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the City of London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the City of London.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in the City of London

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 169 (82.44%) .NET
2 157 (76.59%) C#
3 134 (65.37%) SQL Server
4 131 (63.90%) SQL
5 118 (57.56%) JavaScript
6 110 (53.66%) MVC
7 107 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (51.71%) ASP.NET
9 100 (48.78%) CSS
10 95 (46.34%) Microsoft
11 87 (42.44%) HTML
12 72 (35.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 69 (33.66%) Web Services
13 69 (33.66%) XML
14 68 (33.17%) Finance
14 68 (33.17%) AngularJS
15 65 (31.71%) T-SQL
16 61 (29.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 61 (29.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 61 (29.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 59 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
18 58 (28.29%) jQuery
19 57 (27.80%) ASP.NET Web API
20 47 (22.93%) .NET Framework
21 45 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 45 (21.95%) Test Automation
22 44 (21.46%) Software Engineering
23 43 (20.98%) Degree
24 42 (20.49%) WCF
24 42 (20.49%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (15.12%) CMS
2 28 (13.66%) SharePoint
3 25 (12.20%) EPiServer
4 22 (10.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (6.83%) IIS
6 7 (3.41%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.44%) Sitefinity
9 4 (1.95%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.98%) Maximo
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 72 (35.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.24%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (6.83%) iTunes
4 13 (6.34%) Office 365
5 9 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (3.90%) Google Play
7 6 (2.93%) GitHub
7 6 (2.93%) PaaS
8 4 (1.95%) Basecamp
8 4 (1.95%) IaaS
9 2 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.98%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.17%) Intranet
2 20 (9.76%) Internet
3 7 (3.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) FTP
4 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (65.37%) SQL Server
2 61 (29.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (20.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (17.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 31 (15.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (10.73%) NoSQL
8 16 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (2.93%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.95%) Big Data
14 4 (1.95%) Power BI
15 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.46%) Redis
15 3 (1.46%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 61 (29.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (11.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 22 (10.73%) Git (software)
4 19 (9.27%) Selenium
4 19 (9.27%) TeamCity
5 14 (6.83%) Android Studio
5 14 (6.83%) Xcode
6 12 (5.85%) Protractor
6 12 (5.85%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.39%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.90%) CruiseControl
8 8 (3.90%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (2.93%) Bower
10 6 (2.93%) Fiddler
10 6 (2.93%) gulp
10 6 (2.93%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (2.93%) Mocha
10 6 (2.93%) Sinon.JS
General
1 68 (33.17%) Finance
2 26 (12.68%) Retail
3 14 (6.83%) Legal
4 9 (4.39%) Banking
4 9 (4.39%) Games
5 7 (3.41%) Advertising
5 7 (3.41%) Marketing
6 6 (2.93%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.93%) Publishing
7 5 (2.44%) Front Office
7 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (60.49%) Developer
2 66 (32.20%) .NET Developer
3 59 (28.78%) C# Developer
4 53 (25.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (14.63%) Architect
6 29 (14.15%) Technical Architect
7 26 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (12.20%) Senior Developer
8 25 (12.20%) SQL Developer
9 23 (11.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (11.22%) Software Developer
9 23 (11.22%) Software Engineer
10 21 (10.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 21 (10.24%) Web Developer
11 20 (9.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 20 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (9.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (6.34%) C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (6.34%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (6.34%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (82.44%) .NET
2 106 (51.71%) ASP.NET
3 100 (48.78%) CSS
4 87 (42.44%) HTML
5 69 (33.66%) Web Services
5 69 (33.66%) XML
6 68 (33.17%) AngularJS
7 61 (29.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 59 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (28.29%) jQuery
10 57 (27.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (22.93%) .NET Framework
12 42 (20.49%) WCF
13 39 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 38 (18.54%) HTML5
15 37 (18.05%) Entity Framework
16 35 (17.07%) RESTful
17 31 (15.12%) Ajax
18 26 (12.68%) WPF
19 25 (12.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.10%) User Experience
2 29 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.15%) N-Tier
3 23 (11.22%) Computer Science
4 21 (10.24%) Client/Server
5 12 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (5.37%) Fintech
7 8 (3.90%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.90%) CUDA
8 7 (3.41%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.93%) Equities
10 5 (2.44%) PMI
11 4 (1.95%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.10%) Windows
2 15 (7.32%) Android
2 15 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.95%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.46%) Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.66%) MVC
2 107 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.95%) Test Automation
4 44 (21.46%) Software Engineering
5 37 (18.05%) Web Development
6 35 (17.07%) SOA
7 31 (15.12%) System Testing
7 31 (15.12%) UML
8 30 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (14.15%) Technical Architecture
10 27 (13.17%) TDD
11 26 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (12.68%) Front End Development
12 25 (12.20%) Content Management
13 24 (11.71%) Software Architecture
13 24 (11.71%) SOLID
14 23 (11.22%) TOGAF
15 22 (10.73%) CRM
16 21 (10.24%) Configuration Management
16 21 (10.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 157 (76.59%) C#
2 131 (63.90%) SQL
3 118 (57.56%) JavaScript
4 65 (31.71%) T-SQL
5 26 (12.68%) VBA
6 24 (11.71%) C++
7 20 (9.76%) XPath
8 16 (7.80%) Java
9 15 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 14 (6.83%) Apple Swift
10 14 (6.83%) Objective-C
11 11 (5.37%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.90%) Python
13 5 (2.44%) Scala
13 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.46%) PHP
15 2 (0.98%) VB
16 1 (0.49%) C
16 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (20.98%) Degree
2 22 (10.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.44%) ISEB
3 5 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.95%) MCP
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.63%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.98%) Ansible
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.49%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.90%) Google
2 8 (3.90%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.93%) Marketo
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle
5 2 (0.98%) IBM
5 2 (0.98%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.49%) CA
6 1 (0.49%) Cognos
6 1 (0.49%) HP
6 1 (0.49%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.49%) Nintex
6 1 (0.49%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50K + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + bens & bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
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City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
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