Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 154 221
Rank change year-on-year +21 +67 -46
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 267 205 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.40% 2.02% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.73% 10.20% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 256 179 151
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,950 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2,098 2,010 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.88% 19.78% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,862 1,801 2,189
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +7.48%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 - 1 £44,000 -
Visual Studio
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 198 (74.16%) C#
2 167 (62.55%) SQL
3 165 (61.80%) SQL Server
4 161 (60.30%) .NET
5 147 (55.06%) Microsoft
6 132 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (43.07%) Finance
8 108 (40.45%) MVC
9 103 (38.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 101 (37.83%) JavaScript
11 83 (31.09%) ASP.NET
12 80 (29.96%) Git (software)
13 74 (27.72%) Microsoft Azure
14 73 (27.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 72 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 70 (26.22%) HTML
17 64 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 61 (22.85%) SDLC
18 61 (22.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 61 (22.85%) CSS
19 59 (22.10%) T-SQL
19 59 (22.10%) TDD
20 58 (21.72%) Web Services
20 58 (21.72%) WCF
21 56 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
22 53 (19.85%) Degree
23 50 (18.73%) .NET Framework
23 50 (18.73%) Windows
24 49 (18.35%) Web Development
25 47 (17.60%) Continuous Integration

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 25 (9.36%) IIS
2 23 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.87%) CMS
4 18 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.99%) Confluence
6 13 (4.87%) EPiServer
7 6 (2.25%) Apache
8 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.50%) WordPress
10 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.12%) Moodle
10 3 (1.12%) nginx
11 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.37%) Drupal
12 1 (0.37%) Kentico
12 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.62%) MetaTrader
2 6 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (27.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (15.36%) IaaS
3 26 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (7.49%) PaaS
5 19 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (6.74%) Serverless
7 15 (5.62%) NuGet
8 14 (5.24%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (4.49%) Office 365
9 12 (4.49%) SaaS
10 9 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 7 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.12%) AWS OpsWorks
12 3 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.49%) Internet
2 15 (5.62%) NetScaler
3 8 (3.00%) Intranet
4 4 (1.50%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.75%) HTTP
5 2 (0.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (61.80%) SQL Server
2 73 (27.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (26.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (16.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (10.49%) Power BI
7 26 (9.74%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (7.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (4.87%) OLTP
10 13 (4.87%) Siebel EIM
11 12 (4.49%) NoSQL
12 11 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (3.37%) Big Data
13 9 (3.37%) Data Lake
13 9 (3.37%) MySQL
14 8 (3.00%) MongoDB
15 7 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
17 3 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 103 (38.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 80 (29.96%) Git (software)
3 43 (16.10%) TeamCity
4 39 (14.61%) Jenkins
5 37 (13.86%) Subversion
6 22 (8.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (7.49%) JIRA
8 19 (7.12%) Eclipse
8 19 (7.12%) NUnit
9 18 (6.74%) ReSharper
10 17 (6.37%) CruiseControl
10 17 (6.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (6.37%) Selenium
11 16 (5.99%) MSBuild
12 15 (5.62%) Ant
12 15 (5.62%) CA Release Automation
12 15 (5.62%) Fiddler
12 15 (5.62%) IntelliJ
12 15 (5.62%) Maven
12 15 (5.62%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (43.07%) Finance
2 18 (6.74%) Banking
3 11 (4.12%) Advertising
4 8 (3.00%) Law
5 7 (2.62%) Back Office
6 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.25%) Retail
7 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 169 (63.30%) Developer
2 75 (28.09%) .NET Developer
3 39 (14.61%) C# Developer
4 29 (10.86%) Analyst
4 29 (10.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (9.74%) SQL Developer
6 21 (7.87%) Architect
7 20 (7.49%) Software Developer
8 16 (5.99%) Azure Architect
8 16 (5.99%) SSIS Developer
9 15 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.62%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.49%) Delphi Developer
11 12 (4.49%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Developer
13 10 (3.75%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (60.30%) .NET
2 83 (31.09%) ASP.NET
3 70 (26.22%) HTML
4 64 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (22.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (22.85%) CSS
6 58 (21.72%) WCF
6 58 (21.72%) Web Services
7 50 (18.73%) .NET Framework
8 47 (17.60%) AngularJS
9 42 (15.73%) Entity Framework
10 38 (14.23%) RESTful
10 38 (14.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 38 (14.23%) XML
11 35 (13.11%) HTML5
12 29 (10.86%) jQuery
13 28 (10.49%) WinForms
14 26 (9.74%) JSON
15 24 (8.99%) SOAP
16 21 (7.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.49%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.62%) Data Structures
5 12 (4.49%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.37%) Reinsurance
7 8 (3.00%) Fintech
8 7 (2.62%) User Experience
9 6 (2.25%) Equities
9 6 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.12%) Clustering
11 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.75%) Replication
12 2 (0.75%) W3C
13 1 (0.37%) Derivative
13 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.73%) Windows
2 22 (8.24%) Linux
3 18 (6.74%) VMS
3 18 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (5.62%) CentOS
5 5 (1.87%) HPUX
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (40.45%) MVC
3 61 (22.85%) SDLC
4 59 (22.10%) TDD
5 56 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (18.35%) Web Development
7 47 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (17.23%) Test Automation
9 42 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (14.98%) DevOps
11 34 (12.73%) Unit Testing
12 33 (12.36%) Release Management
13 32 (11.99%) OO
14 31 (11.61%) BDD
14 31 (11.61%) Change Management
15 26 (9.74%) Scrum
16 25 (9.36%) Analytics
16 25 (9.36%) Software Engineering
17 23 (8.61%) ITIL
18 21 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 198 (74.16%) C#
2 167 (62.55%) SQL
3 101 (37.83%) JavaScript
4 59 (22.10%) T-SQL
5 39 (14.61%) Java
6 37 (13.86%) PowerShell
7 18 (6.74%) VBA
8 16 (5.99%) Perl
9 12 (4.49%) Delphi
9 12 (4.49%) PHP
10 11 (4.12%) MATLAB
10 11 (4.12%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.87%) U-SQL
12 5 (1.87%) VB
13 4 (1.50%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.12%) Groovy
14 3 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (19.85%) Degree
2 9 (3.37%) ISEB
2 9 (3.37%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) MCSD
5 1 (0.37%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) OCP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.48%) QA
2 7 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.87%) GDPR
4 4 (1.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.75%) Docker
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.62%) Kibana
1 15 (5.62%) logstash
1 15 (5.62%) Perfmon
2 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.75%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.37%) Mesos
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.99%) Oracle
3 20 (7.49%) VMware
4 16 (5.99%) Google
5 15 (5.62%) SolarWinds
5 15 (5.62%) TIBCO
6 13 (4.87%) Siebel
7 11 (4.12%) Telerik
8 9 (3.37%) IBM
8 9 (3.37%) Tableau
9 5 (1.87%) HP
10 3 (1.12%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.75%) Nintex
11 2 (0.75%) SAP
11 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe
12 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.37%) Informatica
12 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.37%) Trillium