Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 185 153
Rank change year-on-year +28 -32 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 39 147 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.47% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.99% 8.64% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 141 238
Median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £52,000 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £82,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% +4.76%

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 782 1,702 2,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.53% 17.05% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1,484 1,880
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £48,500 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 33 (84.62%) .NET
4 32 (82.05%) XML
4 32 (82.05%) Degree
5 31 (79.49%) Dynamics 365
5 31 (79.49%) XSD
5 31 (79.49%) OO
5 31 (79.49%) CSS
5 31 (79.49%) SQL
5 31 (79.49%) HTML
5 31 (79.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (76.92%) Banking
6 30 (76.92%) Scrum
6 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
6 30 (76.92%) CRM
6 30 (76.92%) OOD
6 30 (76.92%) Web Development
6 30 (76.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 30 (76.92%) Private Banking
6 30 (76.92%) WCF
7 29 (74.36%) Azure
8 25 (64.10%) Power Platform
9 20 (51.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (12.82%) Linux
11 4 (10.26%) Python
11 4 (10.26%) Windows
11 4 (10.26%) C#

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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (79.49%) Dynamics 365
2 29 (74.36%) Azure
3 25 (64.10%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.56%) AWS
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) GCC
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 30 (76.92%) Banking
1 30 (76.92%) Private Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Lead Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Technical Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Developer
5 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (2.56%) React Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) XML
3 31 (79.49%) CSS
3 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 31 (79.49%) XSD
4 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 30 (76.92%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) Qt
5 2 (5.13%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) Enzyme
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) Jest
6 1 (2.56%) React
6 1 (2.56%) Redux
6 1 (2.56%) RESTful
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) OO
3 30 (76.92%) CRM
3 30 (76.92%) OOD
3 30 (76.92%) Scrum
3 30 (76.92%) Web Development
4 20 (51.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Open Source
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 31 (79.49%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) ES6
6 1 (2.56%) ES7
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (82.05%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Perforce
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle