Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 184 179
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 218 187 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.14% 1.60% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.50% 8.49% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 206 177 237
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 1896 2203 2753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.63% 18.83% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 2039 2355
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 164 (75.23%) C#
2 161 (73.85%) .NET
3 160 (73.39%) SQL Server
4 155 (71.10%) Microsoft
5 154 (70.64%) SQL
6 116 (53.21%) ASP.NET
7 108 (49.54%) Finance
8 104 (47.71%) MVC
9 96 (44.04%) JavaScript
10 90 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (35.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 73 (33.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 70 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 69 (31.65%) .NET Framework
15 66 (30.28%) HTML
16 60 (27.52%) T-SQL
17 59 (27.06%) Web Development
18 55 (25.23%) CSS
19 53 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
20 48 (22.02%) AngularJS
20 48 (22.02%) Web Services
20 48 (22.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 46 (21.10%) Windows
21 46 (21.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 45 (20.64%) OO
23 44 (20.18%) ETL
23 44 (20.18%) jQuery
23 44 (20.18%) SQL Server 2014
24 43 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
25 41 (18.81%) SDLC

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 29 (13.30%) CMS
2 27 (12.39%) EPiServer
3 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.34%) IIS
5 9 (4.13%) WordPress
6 5 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.92%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (2.29%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.46%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.46%) Relativity
4 1 (0.46%) Unica
4 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 53 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.34%) GitHub
3 11 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.13%) Office 365
5 7 (3.21%) PaaS
6 6 (2.75%) npm
7 4 (1.83%) Dropbox
7 4 (1.83%) Google Drive
7 4 (1.83%) iTunes
8 3 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.38%) BlueKai
8 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.38%) Datadog
8 3 (1.38%) Google Play
8 3 (1.38%) IaaS
9 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.43%) Intranet
2 22 (10.09%) Internet
3 3 (1.38%) LDAP
3 3 (1.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) DHCP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (73.39%) SQL Server
2 73 (33.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (22.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (20.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 43 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (10.09%) Relational Database
7 22 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (10.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (6.88%) NoSQL
9 13 (5.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 7 (3.21%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.29%) Big Data
11 5 (2.29%) Couchbase
11 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.29%) OLAP
11 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.29%) Redis
12 4 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 78 (35.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (16.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 31 (14.22%) Git (software)
4 26 (11.93%) TeamCity
5 16 (7.34%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.50%) Selenium
6 12 (5.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (4.59%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (3.21%) ReSharper
10 6 (2.75%) NUnit
11 5 (2.29%) Clang
11 5 (2.29%) CMake
11 5 (2.29%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.29%) FitNesse
11 5 (2.29%) gulp
11 5 (2.29%) Mocha
11 5 (2.29%) Protractor
11 5 (2.29%) Sinon.JS
11 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 108 (49.54%) Finance
2 13 (5.96%) Games
3 9 (4.13%) Back Office
3 9 (4.13%) Banking
3 9 (4.13%) Retail
4 8 (3.67%) Marketing
5 6 (2.75%) Advertising
5 6 (2.75%) Legal
6 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.92%) Front Office
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (77.52%) Developer
2 96 (44.04%) C# Developer
3 86 (39.45%) .NET Developer
4 73 (33.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (27.06%) SQL Developer
6 39 (17.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (17.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (14.68%) Senior Developer
9 23 (10.55%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (10.55%) SQL Server Developer
10 22 (10.09%) Analyst
10 22 (10.09%) Senior .NET Developer
11 21 (9.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 19 (8.72%) SSIS Developer
13 17 (7.80%) Junior
13 17 (7.80%) Junior Developer
14 13 (5.96%) Analyst Developer
14 13 (5.96%) C# WPF Developer
14 13 (5.96%) Lead Developer
14 13 (5.96%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (73.85%) .NET
2 116 (53.21%) ASP.NET
3 70 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (31.65%) .NET Framework
5 66 (30.28%) HTML
6 55 (25.23%) CSS
7 48 (22.02%) AngularJS
7 48 (22.02%) Web Services
8 46 (21.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 44 (20.18%) jQuery
10 37 (16.97%) RESTful
11 35 (16.06%) Entity Framework
12 34 (15.60%) HTML5
13 31 (14.22%) Ajax
14 25 (11.47%) XML
15 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 21 (9.63%) CSS3
16 21 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (8.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (9.17%) User Experience
2 10 (4.59%) Fintech
3 8 (3.67%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.21%) PMI
5 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.29%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.38%) CUDA
8 3 (1.38%) Equities
8 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.92%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.10%) Windows
2 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.29%) Android
3 5 (2.29%) Linux
3 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.29%) Unix
3 5 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (47.71%) MVC
2 90 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (27.06%) Web Development
4 45 (20.64%) OO
5 44 (20.18%) ETL
6 41 (18.81%) SDLC
7 39 (17.89%) Test Automation
8 37 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (16.97%) Software Engineering
9 35 (16.06%) TDD
10 32 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (13.30%) ITIL
12 27 (12.39%) Content Management
12 27 (12.39%) Mathematics
13 25 (11.47%) OOP
13 25 (11.47%) Scrum
14 23 (10.55%) UML
15 21 (9.63%) Release Management
15 21 (9.63%) Web Accessibility
16 20 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 164 (75.23%) C#
2 154 (70.64%) SQL
3 96 (44.04%) JavaScript
4 60 (27.52%) T-SQL
5 34 (15.60%) PowerShell
6 22 (10.09%) C++
7 18 (8.26%) Python
8 16 (7.34%) Java
8 16 (7.34%) VBA
9 11 (5.05%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.59%) VB.NET
11 9 (4.13%) PHP
12 7 (3.21%) Scala
13 6 (2.75%) TypeScript
14 5 (2.29%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.29%) XPath
15 4 (1.83%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.83%) Ruby
16 3 (1.38%) C
17 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (16.06%) Degree
2 7 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.75%) MCSD
3 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.46%) MCAD
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.35%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.38%) Docker
3 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) Ansible
2 3 (1.38%) Kibana
2 3 (1.38%) logstash
2 3 (1.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.13%) Cognos
2 9 (4.13%) Google
3 8 (3.67%) HP
4 5 (2.29%) Infragistics
4 5 (2.29%) Marketo
4 5 (2.29%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.38%) Adobe
5 3 (1.38%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.38%) Facebook
5 3 (1.38%) Splunk
5 3 (1.38%) Twitter
5 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) EMC
7 1 (0.46%) IBM
7 1 (0.46%) Siebel
7 1 (0.46%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.46%) Veritas