Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 191 141 175
Rank change year-on-year -50 +34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 59 76 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 1.78% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.52% 7.56% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 73 130
10th Percentile £53,750 £49,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +22.45% +6.52%
75th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £66,938
90th Percentile - £82,250 £75,925
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% +4.35%

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 1,304 1,005 1,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.99% 23.53% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 925 1,287
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £90,000 -
Visual Studio
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 45 (76.27%) C#
2 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
3 36 (61.02%) SQL
4 34 (57.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
6 28 (47.46%) Finance
7 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (40.68%) Azure
9 23 (38.98%) .NET
10 18 (30.51%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (25.42%) SharePoint
13 15 (25.42%) Degree
13 15 (25.42%) DevOps
14 14 (23.73%) Power Platform
15 13 (22.03%) Social Skills
15 13 (22.03%) Law
16 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio Team System
17 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
18 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
18 10 (16.95%) TDD
18 10 (16.95%) CRM
18 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (16.95%) XML
18 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (16.95%) Power BI
19 9 (15.25%) Organisational Skills
19 9 (15.25%) T-SQL

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 15 (25.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (40.68%) Azure
2 18 (30.51%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (23.73%) Power Platform
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (8.47%) Power Automate
6 4 (6.78%) PowerApps
6 4 (6.78%) Trello
7 2 (3.39%) Azure Service Fabric
7 2 (3.39%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (3.39%) BrowserStack
7 2 (3.39%) GitHub
8 1 (1.69%) AWS
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (28.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (16.95%) Power BI
5 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2017
5 8 (13.56%) SSDT
6 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.34%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.56%) JMeter
4 8 (13.56%) NUnit
4 8 (13.56%) Selenium
5 6 (10.17%) JIRA
5 6 (10.17%) MSTest
5 6 (10.17%) ReSharper
5 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.78%) Postman
7 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.39%) Serenity BDD
8 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Law
2 13 (22.03%) Social Skills
3 9 (15.25%) Organisational Skills
4 7 (11.86%) Public Sector
5 6 (10.17%) Retail
6 4 (6.78%) Banking
7 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
8 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.69%) Environmental Health
9 1 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Developer
3 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) T-SQL Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) CRM Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Integration Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Programmer
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Automation Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) .NET
2 10 (16.95%) XML
3 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
3 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 8 (13.56%) XSLT
4 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.17%) RESTful
6 5 (8.47%) SOAP
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.78%) React
7 4 (6.78%) REST
8 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (5.08%) CSS
8 3 (5.08%) CSS3
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
8 3 (5.08%) jQuery
8 3 (5.08%) Web Services
9 2 (3.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.78%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (16.95%) CRM
3 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
4 8 (13.56%) CI/CD
4 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.56%) Investment Management
4 8 (13.56%) Order Management
4 8 (13.56%) Scrum
4 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
6 6 (10.17%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.17%) MVC
6 6 (10.17%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) C#
2 36 (61.02%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.56%) XPath
5 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) R
8 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Bloomberg
2 8 (13.56%) MarketAxess
2 8 (13.56%) Tradeweb
3 5 (8.47%) RedGate
3 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
4 4 (6.78%) Intapp
4 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.39%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (1.69%) Veracode