Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 204 135
Rank change year-on-year +46 -69 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 146 135 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 1.31% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.55% 7.10% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 123 270
Median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,750 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%

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 1,528 1,901 1,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.66% 18.39% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 1,691 1,717
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the City of London region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -7 4 £57,500 +9.52%
Visual Studio
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 107 (73.29%) C#
1 107 (73.29%) .NET
2 100 (68.49%) SQL Server
3 97 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (58.22%) Microsoft
5 76 (52.05%) SQL
6 74 (50.68%) ASP.NET
7 65 (44.52%) JavaScript
8 63 (43.15%) MVC
9 58 (39.73%) Git (software)
10 57 (39.04%) Finance
11 49 (33.56%) Azure
12 48 (32.88%) Scrum
13 47 (32.19%) .NET Framework
14 41 (28.08%) XML
15 39 (26.71%) JSON
15 39 (26.71%) REST
16 38 (26.03%) AngularJS
17 36 (24.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 35 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (23.97%) Web Services
19 34 (23.29%) SOAP
19 34 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
20 32 (21.92%) ITIL
20 32 (21.92%) EPiServer
21 31 (21.23%) XSLT
21 31 (21.23%) T-SQL
21 31 (21.23%) HTML
21 31 (21.23%) Sprint Planning
22 30 (20.55%) Internet

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 32 (21.92%) EPiServer
2 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.16%) Confluence
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 2 (1.37%) WordPress
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.37%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (33.56%) Azure
2 16 (10.96%) AWS
3 10 (6.85%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.79%) npm
5 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.05%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (2.05%) GitHub
7 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.37%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.37%) Office 365
7 2 (1.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.68%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.68%) Serverless
8 1 (0.68%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (68.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (13.01%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (11.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (6.16%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.16%) Power BI
5 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (5.48%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (4.79%) RavenDB
8 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (2.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.05%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.05%) PowerPivot
10 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.05%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 58 (39.73%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.59%) JIRA
4 13 (8.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (6.85%) Grunt
5 10 (6.85%) Jasmine
6 9 (6.16%) SpecFlow
7 8 (5.48%) Subversion
8 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (4.11%) webpack
9 5 (3.42%) GCC
9 5 (3.42%) Protractor
10 4 (2.74%) gulp
10 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.05%) Selenium
11 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (39.04%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Marketing
2 8 (5.48%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Housing Association
3 7 (4.79%) Law
4 6 (4.11%) Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Back Office
5 3 (2.05%) Games
6 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (70.55%) Developer
2 57 (39.04%) .NET Developer
3 56 (38.36%) C# Developer
4 49 (33.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.01%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Architect
7 11 (7.53%) Analyst
7 11 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.48%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 8 (5.48%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Azure Architect
11 7 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (73.29%) .NET
2 74 (50.68%) ASP.NET
3 47 (32.19%) .NET Framework
4 41 (28.08%) XML
5 39 (26.71%) JSON
5 39 (26.71%) REST
6 38 (26.03%) AngularJS
7 35 (23.97%) Web Services
8 34 (23.29%) SOAP
9 31 (21.23%) HTML
9 31 (21.23%) XSLT
10 25 (17.12%) CSS
11 24 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (12.33%) React
13 17 (11.64%) Spring
14 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (8.90%) .NET Core
16 12 (8.22%) Entity Framework
16 12 (8.22%) HTML5
17 10 (6.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) User Experience
3 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.37%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Windows
2 6 (4.11%) Linux
2 6 (4.11%) Unix
3 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) MVC
3 48 (32.88%) Scrum
4 35 (23.97%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (23.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 32 (21.92%) ITIL
7 31 (21.23%) Sprint Planning
8 30 (20.55%) OWASP
9 29 (19.86%) User Stories
10 27 (18.49%) DevOps
11 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (13.01%) TDD
12 17 (11.64%) OO
13 16 (10.96%) Analytics
14 15 (10.27%) Open Source
15 14 (9.59%) Web Development
16 13 (8.90%) Front End Development
17 11 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (7.53%) Microservices
18 10 (6.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (73.29%) C#
2 76 (52.05%) SQL
3 65 (44.52%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.23%) T-SQL
5 30 (20.55%) XPath
6 19 (13.01%) PowerShell
7 16 (10.96%) Python
8 14 (9.59%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 8 (5.48%) ES6
10 7 (4.79%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.11%) C++
11 6 (4.11%) TypeScript
11 6 (4.11%) VBA
12 5 (3.42%) R
13 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.05%) Java
13 3 (2.05%) VB
14 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.37%) PhD
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) MCP
3 1 (0.68%) MCPD
3 1 (0.68%) MCTS
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.05%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) Docker
2 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (58.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.16%) Citrix
2 9 (6.16%) VMware
3 8 (5.48%) Infragistics
4 7 (4.79%) Tableau
5 5 (3.42%) Perforce
5 5 (3.42%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.37%) Adobe
7 2 (1.37%) Google
7 2 (1.37%) Nintex
7 2 (1.37%) Optimizely
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) Calypso
8 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Meridio
8 1 (0.68%) Remedy
8 1 (0.68%) Snow