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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
London / City of London
Rank 118 181 149
Rank change year-on-year +63 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 108 94 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.13% 1.33% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.94% 7.30% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 98 82 170
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £36,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 987 1287 1372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 19.44% 18.17% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1162 1210
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 191 (84.14%) .NET
2 180 (79.30%) C#
3 153 (67.40%) JavaScript
4 152 (66.96%) SQL Server
5 141 (62.11%) ASP.NET
6 136 (59.91%) MVC
7 130 (57.27%) Microsoft
8 125 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
9 124 (54.63%) CSS
10 115 (50.66%) HTML
11 112 (49.34%) Web Services
12 104 (45.81%) Finance
12 104 (45.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 102 (44.93%) XML
14 101 (44.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 101 (44.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 95 (41.85%) .NET Framework
15 95 (41.85%) SQL
16 88 (38.77%) Entity Framework
17 84 (37.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 80 (35.24%) SQL Server 2014
19 79 (34.80%) Web Development
20 76 (33.48%) CMS
20 76 (33.48%) Internet
21 75 (33.04%) Configuration Management
21 75 (33.04%) QA
21 75 (33.04%) Content Management
22 74 (32.60%) XPath
22 74 (32.60%) XSLT
23 73 (32.16%) Intranet

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 76 (33.48%) CMS
2 73 (32.16%) EPiServer
3 29 (12.78%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (5.73%) IIS
6 5 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.32%) Drupal
8 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.88%) Confluence
9 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.88%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.41%) Office 365
4 4 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.76%) IaaS
4 4 (1.76%) iTunes
5 3 (1.32%) Google Play
5 3 (1.32%) PaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 76 (33.48%) Internet
2 73 (32.16%) Intranet
3 3 (1.32%) HTTP
4 2 (0.88%) LAN
4 2 (0.88%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (66.96%) SQL Server
2 104 (45.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (35.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 43 (18.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (16.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (10.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (5.73%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (3.52%) Big Data
11 8 (3.52%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.64%) SSDT
13 4 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.76%) Power BI
14 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.88%) HDInsight
15 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 101 (44.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (6.17%) Selenium
5 12 (5.29%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.08%) Fiddler
6 7 (3.08%) Protractor
7 6 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.64%) Xcode
8 5 (2.20%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.76%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.76%) MSTest
9 4 (1.76%) NUnit
9 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.32%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.32%) Grunt
10 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.32%) JIRA
11 2 (0.88%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.88%) Gradle
General
1 104 (45.81%) Finance
2 17 (7.49%) Banking
3 11 (4.85%) Retail
4 9 (3.96%) Legal
5 6 (2.64%) Advertising
6 5 (2.20%) Games
6 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Publishing
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 160 (70.48%) Developer
2 111 (48.90%) .NET Developer
3 96 (42.29%) C# Developer
4 87 (38.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (21.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (20.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (17.62%) Senior Developer
8 38 (16.74%) Senior .NET Developer
9 26 (11.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 26 (11.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 25 (11.01%) Web Developer
11 24 (10.57%) .NET Web Developer
11 24 (10.57%) Architect
11 24 (10.57%) Lead Developer
12 23 (10.13%) C# Web Developer
13 21 (9.25%) Lead .NET Developer
13 21 (9.25%) Technical Architect
14 15 (6.61%) Lead C# Developer
14 15 (6.61%) Software Developer
15 13 (5.73%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (84.14%) .NET
2 141 (62.11%) ASP.NET
3 124 (54.63%) CSS
4 115 (50.66%) HTML
5 112 (49.34%) Web Services
6 102 (44.93%) XML
7 101 (44.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 95 (41.85%) .NET Framework
9 88 (38.77%) Entity Framework
10 84 (37.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 74 (32.60%) XSLT
12 73 (32.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 71 (31.28%) HTML5
14 65 (28.63%) CSS3
15 59 (25.99%) jQuery
16 43 (18.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (18.50%) AngularJS
18 34 (14.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (13.66%) WCF
20 30 (13.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.31%) User Experience
2 35 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (9.25%) N-Tier
4 20 (8.81%) Computer Science
5 15 (6.61%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.96%) Fintech
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.88%) iPad
7 2 (0.88%) iPhone
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.44%) CUDA
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.33%) Windows
2 7 (3.08%) Linux
3 6 (2.64%) Android
3 6 (2.64%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Unix
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (59.91%) MVC
2 125 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (34.80%) Web Development
4 75 (33.04%) Configuration Management
4 75 (33.04%) Content Management
5 73 (32.16%) Change Management
5 73 (32.16%) Release Management
5 73 (32.16%) SDLC
5 73 (32.16%) Web Accessibility
6 72 (31.72%) OO
7 67 (29.52%) UML
8 66 (29.07%) OOD
9 63 (27.75%) ITIL
10 61 (26.87%) Dependency Injection
10 61 (26.87%) Test Scripting
10 61 (26.87%) UX Design
11 29 (12.78%) SOA
12 27 (11.89%) System Testing
13 22 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 180 (79.30%) C#
2 153 (67.40%) JavaScript
3 95 (41.85%) SQL
4 74 (32.60%) XPath
5 58 (25.55%) T-SQL
6 18 (7.93%) VBA
7 15 (6.61%) C++
8 11 (4.85%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.41%) Java
10 7 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.76%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.76%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.76%) VB
11 4 (1.76%) XAML
12 3 (1.32%) PHP
12 3 (1.32%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.88%) Scala
13 2 (0.88%) X++
14 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (11.45%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) ISEB
3 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) MCSD
6 1 (0.44%) CITP
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (33.04%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.32%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.88%) KVM
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Ansible
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 130 (57.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.76%) IBM
3 4 (1.76%) Oracle
3 4 (1.76%) Sitecore
3 4 (1.76%) Telerik
4 3 (1.32%) Google
5 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.88%) Facebook
5 2 (0.88%) Twitter
5 2 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.44%) Concur
6 1 (0.44%) HP
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Furness Insurance Services
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago