Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 143 207
Rank change year-on-year +9 +64 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 261 225 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.38% 2.22% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.48% 11.22% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 248 198 152
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £39,550 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
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 2,091 2,006 2,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.04% 19.77% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,875 1,804 2,081
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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.

1 193 (73.95%) C#
2 172 (65.90%) SQL Server
3 170 (65.13%) SQL
4 154 (59.00%) .NET
5 145 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (47.89%) Microsoft
7 119 (45.59%) Finance
8 109 (41.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 100 (38.31%) MVC
10 92 (35.25%) JavaScript
11 81 (31.03%) HTML
12 73 (27.97%) CSS
13 72 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 70 (26.82%) Git (software)
15 69 (26.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 68 (26.05%) ASP.NET
17 66 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 63 (24.14%) T-SQL
19 62 (23.75%) SDLC
20 57 (21.84%) TDD
20 57 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
21 54 (20.69%) Degree
22 53 (20.31%) Web Services
23 52 (19.92%) Windows
23 52 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
24 51 (19.54%) AngularJS
25 50 (19.16%) Jenkins
26 49 (18.77%) WCF
26 49 (18.77%) Subversion
27 47 (18.01%) 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 24 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.43%) IIS
3 21 (8.05%) CMS
4 17 (6.51%) EPiServer
5 11 (4.21%) Confluence
5 11 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.68%) Apache
7 7 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.15%) Moodle
9 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.15%) nginx
9 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.15%) WordPress
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.07%) MetaTrader
3 5 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.77%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 66 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (11.11%) IaaS
3 22 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (4.21%) SaaS
6 10 (3.83%) PaaS
7 9 (3.45%) NuGet
8 7 (2.68%) Office 365
9 4 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.15%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (1.15%) Serverless
11 2 (0.77%) npm
12 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.38%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.38%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) Internet
1 8 (3.07%) NetScaler
2 5 (1.92%) HTTP
2 5 (1.92%) Intranet
3 4 (1.53%) Firewall
4 2 (0.77%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (65.90%) SQL Server
2 72 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (26.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (8.43%) Power BI
7 20 (7.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (6.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.98%) OLTP
10 13 (4.98%) Siebel EIM
11 10 (3.83%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.45%) MongoDB
12 9 (3.45%) NoSQL
13 8 (3.07%) MySQL
14 7 (2.68%) Big Data
14 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 109 (41.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (26.82%) Git (software)
3 50 (19.16%) Jenkins
4 49 (18.77%) Subversion
5 39 (14.94%) TeamCity
6 22 (8.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (7.28%) NUnit
8 18 (6.90%) CruiseControl
8 18 (6.90%) MSBuild
8 18 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (6.51%) JIRA
10 16 (6.13%) Jasmine
11 15 (5.75%) Eclipse
12 14 (5.36%) Selenium
13 12 (4.60%) WebDriver
14 10 (3.83%) ReSharper
15 8 (3.07%) Ant
15 8 (3.07%) Fiddler
15 8 (3.07%) IntelliJ
15 8 (3.07%) Maven
General
1 119 (45.59%) Finance
2 21 (8.05%) Law
3 20 (7.66%) Banking
4 15 (5.75%) Advertising
5 5 (1.92%) Retail
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (71.26%) Developer
2 66 (25.29%) .NET Developer
3 28 (10.73%) C# Developer
3 28 (10.73%) SQL Developer
4 22 (8.43%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.43%) Software Developer
5 20 (7.66%) Analyst
5 20 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (5.75%) Delphi Developer
7 14 (5.36%) Architect
7 14 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 13 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (4.98%) SSIS Developer
9 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (3.83%) Tester
11 9 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.45%) Junior
12 8 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.07%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (59.00%) .NET
2 81 (31.03%) HTML
3 73 (27.97%) CSS
4 68 (26.05%) ASP.NET
5 57 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 53 (20.31%) Web Services
7 51 (19.54%) AngularJS
8 49 (18.77%) WCF
9 46 (17.62%) HTML5
10 45 (17.24%) jQuery
11 44 (16.86%) XML
12 39 (14.94%) RESTful
12 39 (14.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 38 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (13.79%) .NET Framework
15 34 (13.03%) CSS3
16 31 (11.88%) Entity Framework
17 28 (10.73%) JSON
18 25 (9.58%) WinForms
19 19 (7.28%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.43%) Data Structures
2 22 (8.43%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.75%) Virtual Team
5 14 (5.36%) Equities
6 12 (4.60%) Reinsurance
7 10 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (3.45%) User Experience
9 8 (3.07%) Fixed Income
10 7 (2.68%) Fintech
11 5 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.53%) Derivative
12 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.53%) Replication
13 3 (1.15%) Clustering
14 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.92%) Windows
2 20 (7.66%) VMS
3 16 (6.13%) Linux
4 13 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.07%) CentOS
6 7 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.92%) HPUX
8 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Unix
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (38.31%) MVC
3 62 (23.75%) SDLC
4 57 (21.84%) TDD
5 52 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (17.24%) Web Development
8 43 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 35 (13.41%) DevOps
11 34 (13.03%) Unit Testing
12 31 (11.88%) Scrum
13 27 (10.34%) BDD
13 27 (10.34%) OO
14 26 (9.96%) ETL
15 25 (9.58%) Change Management
15 25 (9.58%) Release Management
16 24 (9.20%) Software Engineering
17 21 (8.05%) ITIL
18 19 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 193 (73.95%) C#
2 170 (65.13%) SQL
3 92 (35.25%) JavaScript
4 63 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 42 (16.09%) Java
6 34 (13.03%) PowerShell
7 22 (8.43%) VBA
8 15 (5.75%) Delphi
9 13 (4.98%) VB
10 12 (4.60%) PHP
11 10 (3.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (3.83%) Perl
12 8 (3.07%) Python
12 8 (3.07%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.68%) Ruby
14 6 (2.30%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (20.69%) Degree
2 9 (3.45%) ISEB
2 9 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) MCSD
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.38%) OCP
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.58%) QA
2 12 (4.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.77%) EMIR
4 2 (0.77%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.45%) Kibana
2 8 (3.07%) logstash
2 8 (3.07%) Perfmon
3 6 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.77%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
6 1 (0.38%) Ansible
6 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.38%) Mesos
6 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.41%) Oracle
3 13 (4.98%) Siebel
3 13 (4.98%) VMware
4 9 (3.45%) Telerik
4 9 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.07%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.07%) SolarWinds
6 5 (1.92%) HP
7 3 (1.15%) Informatica
8 2 (0.77%) CQG
8 2 (0.77%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.77%) FIS
8 2 (0.77%) Google
8 2 (0.77%) IBM
8 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.77%) SAP
8 2 (0.77%) SunGard
9 1 (0.38%) Capita
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata