Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 197 141
Rank change year-on-year +27 -56 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 140 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.37% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.99% 7.54% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 52 141 253
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £68,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% +9.09% +4.76%

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 969 1,857 2,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.01% 18.14% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1,652 1,880
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £94,875 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (67.24%) .NET
3 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
3 37 (63.79%) C#
4 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
5 32 (55.17%) SQL
6 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET
8 24 (41.38%) Scrum
9 23 (39.66%) Azure
10 22 (37.93%) XML
11 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
12 20 (34.48%) MVC
12 20 (34.48%) Finance
13 18 (31.03%) REST
14 16 (27.59%) HTML
15 15 (25.86%) CSS
15 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
17 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (22.41%) AWS
17 13 (22.41%) JSON
17 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
18 12 (20.69%) SOAP
18 12 (20.69%) XSLT
18 12 (20.69%) OO
18 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (20.69%) Sprint Planning

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 11 (18.97%) EPiServer
2 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) Azure
2 13 (22.41%) AWS
3 7 (12.07%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (10.34%) Power Platform
5 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.45%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) npm
6 2 (3.45%) SaaS
7 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
5 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.62%) Power BI
6 5 (8.62%) RavenDB
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (3.45%) Data Lake
9 2 (3.45%) PowerPivot
9 2 (3.45%) SSDT
10 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 5 (8.62%) webpack
4 4 (6.90%) Grunt
4 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.17%) Protractor
5 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) GCC
6 2 (3.45%) gulp
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.45%) RStudio
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
2 6 (10.34%) Private Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Law
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Technical Leader
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.90%) Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Integration Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Azure Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 2 (3.45%) Data Scientist
10 2 (3.45%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (3.45%) SSAS Developer
10 2 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
10 2 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.93%) XML
4 18 (31.03%) REST
5 16 (27.59%) HTML
6 15 (25.86%) CSS
7 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
8 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
8 13 (22.41%) JSON
9 12 (20.69%) SOAP
9 12 (20.69%) XSLT
10 11 (18.97%) Web Services
11 7 (12.07%) XSD
12 6 (10.34%) .NET Core
12 6 (10.34%) Spring
12 6 (10.34%) WCF
13 5 (8.62%) HTML5
14 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (6.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Derivative
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Unix
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Scrum
3 20 (34.48%) MVC
4 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (20.69%) OO
5 12 (20.69%) Sprint Planning
6 11 (18.97%) ITIL
6 11 (18.97%) OWASP
6 11 (18.97%) User Stories
7 10 (17.24%) TDD
8 9 (15.52%) Analytics
9 8 (13.79%) OOD
9 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (12.07%) CRM
10 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
10 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 7 (12.07%) Microservices
10 7 (12.07%) Web Development
11 6 (10.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.97%) XPath
5 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.34%) ES6
6 6 (10.34%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (6.90%) R
7 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.17%) VBA
9 2 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) ES7
9 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) VBScript
10 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Google
2 2 (3.45%) Infragistics
2 2 (3.45%) Nintex
2 2 (3.45%) Optimizely
2 2 (3.45%) Perforce
2 2 (3.45%) Tableau
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy