Period
to 7 March 2021

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 6 months to 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 155 192
Rank change year-on-year +15 +37 -38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 86 145 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 1.63% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.75% 9.50% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 131 144
Median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £82,250 £77,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -4.35% -

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,110 1,527 1,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.79% 17.18% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,282 1,709
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +5.69%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,163 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in the City of London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 65 (75.58%) SQL
2 63 (73.26%) Azure
3 60 (69.77%) OO
3 60 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 54 (62.79%) Power Platform
5 53 (61.63%) JavaScript
5 53 (61.63%) .NET
5 53 (61.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (56.98%) CSS
7 49 (56.98%) HTML
7 49 (56.98%) XML
8 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET
9 47 (54.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (54.65%) Degree
10 46 (53.49%) Web Development
11 44 (51.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 44 (51.16%) Private Banking
11 44 (51.16%) Banking
11 44 (51.16%) WCF
11 44 (51.16%) XSD
11 44 (51.16%) OOD
11 44 (51.16%) CRM
11 44 (51.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 44 (51.16%) Dynamics 365
12 35 (40.70%) PowerApps
13 34 (39.53%) Scrum
14 32 (37.21%) C#
15 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
16 16 (18.60%) Finance

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 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
4 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (51.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (73.26%) Azure
2 54 (62.79%) Power Platform
3 44 (51.16%) Dynamics 365
4 35 (40.70%) PowerApps
5 8 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (6.98%) AWS
7 5 (5.81%) GCP
8 2 (2.33%) GitHub
9 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.16%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (61.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 47 (54.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.47%) Power BI
5 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.14%) PowerPivot
7 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.33%) MySQL
8 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.16%) Big Data
9 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Selenium
1 14 (16.28%) SpecFlow
2 13 (15.12%) Postman
3 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.33%) GCC
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (51.16%) Banking
1 44 (51.16%) Private Banking
2 16 (18.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Developer
2 28 (32.56%) Consultant
2 28 (32.56%) Technical Consultant
2 28 (32.56%) Technical Leader
3 16 (18.60%) Lead Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Tester
5 8 (9.30%) Automation Tester
5 8 (9.30%) SharePoint Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Systems Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.33%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (2.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) EPiServer Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Senior Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (61.63%) .NET
2 49 (56.98%) CSS
2 49 (56.98%) HTML
2 49 (56.98%) XML
3 48 (55.81%) ASP.NET
4 44 (51.16%) WCF
4 44 (51.16%) XSD
5 5 (5.81%) jQuery
5 5 (5.81%) JSON
5 5 (5.81%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) React
6 4 (4.65%) RESTful
7 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.49%) HTML5
7 3 (3.49%) SOAP
7 3 (3.49%) Vue.js
8 2 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.33%) LAMP
8 2 (2.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.16%) Music Streaming
3 1 (1.16%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (69.77%) OO
2 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (53.49%) Web Development
4 44 (51.16%) CRM
4 44 (51.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 44 (51.16%) OOD
5 34 (39.53%) Scrum
6 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 15 (17.44%) TDD
8 13 (15.12%) Pair Programming
8 13 (15.12%) SDET
9 12 (13.95%) BDD
9 12 (13.95%) Fintech
10 11 (12.79%) Analytics
11 10 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.30%) Data Modelling
12 8 (9.30%) DevOps
13 7 (8.14%) Data Ingestion
14 4 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 65 (75.58%) SQL
2 53 (61.63%) JavaScript
3 32 (37.21%) C#
4 13 (15.12%) Python
5 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (8.14%) R
8 4 (4.65%) C++
8 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.65%) VB
9 3 (3.49%) Java
10 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.33%) Rust
10 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) VBA
11 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (54.65%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Ansible
1 4 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Perforce
2 2 (2.33%) Remedy
3 1 (1.16%) Databricks
3 1 (1.16%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) Informatica
3 1 (1.16%) Intapp
3 1 (1.16%) Talend
3 1 (1.16%) Teradata
3 1 (1.16%) UiPath