Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 145 188
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 243 212 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 2.13% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.80% 11.34% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 231 194 175
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,525 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,250 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 2,059 1,869 2,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.66% 18.80% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 1,709 2,012
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,800 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,375
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 181 (74.49%) C#
2 148 (60.91%) SQL Server
3 144 (59.26%) .NET
3 144 (59.26%) SQL
4 125 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (41.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 100 (41.15%) Microsoft
7 90 (37.04%) Finance
8 89 (36.63%) MVC
9 79 (32.51%) JavaScript
10 77 (31.69%) HTML
11 71 (29.22%) ASP.NET
12 69 (28.40%) CSS
13 62 (25.51%) T-SQL
14 58 (23.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 58 (23.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 57 (23.46%) Git (software)
16 54 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
17 49 (20.16%) TDD
17 49 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
19 46 (18.93%) Windows
20 45 (18.52%) TeamCity
20 45 (18.52%) jQuery
21 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
22 42 (17.28%) XML
23 41 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
24 40 (16.46%) AngularJS
25 39 (16.05%) HTML5

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 30 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.47%) IIS
3 18 (7.41%) CMS
4 14 (5.76%) EPiServer
5 8 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.88%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.47%) Confluence
8 4 (1.65%) Apache
9 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.23%) nginx
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.23%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.65%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (1.23%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.41%) IaaS
3 13 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (4.94%) PaaS
5 11 (4.53%) SaaS
6 9 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (2.06%) NuGet
8 4 (1.65%) Office 365
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
9 3 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.23%) Serverless
10 2 (0.82%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.82%) npm
11 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.41%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) Firewall
1 5 (2.06%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) Internet
2 3 (1.23%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (60.91%) SQL Server
2 58 (23.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 58 (23.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (15.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 29 (11.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (7.82%) Power BI
8 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (4.53%) MS Access
9 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.88%) Big Data
12 7 (2.88%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.88%) OLTP
12 7 (2.88%) Siebel EIM
13 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 101 (41.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (23.46%) Git (software)
3 45 (18.52%) TeamCity
4 36 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 33 (13.58%) Subversion
6 23 (9.47%) Selenium
7 20 (8.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (7.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (7.00%) WebDriver
9 16 (6.58%) JIRA
10 15 (6.17%) Jasmine
11 14 (5.76%) Eclipse
12 11 (4.53%) NUnit
12 11 (4.53%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (3.70%) MSBuild
14 8 (3.29%) CruiseControl
15 5 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.06%) ReSharper
15 5 (2.06%) Sinon.JS
15 5 (2.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (37.04%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Law
3 16 (6.58%) Banking
4 14 (5.76%) Advertising
5 6 (2.47%) Front Office
6 5 (2.06%) Marketing
7 4 (1.65%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.23%) Retail
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 160 (65.84%) Developer
2 56 (23.05%) .NET Developer
3 41 (16.87%) C# Developer
4 38 (15.64%) SQL Developer
5 34 (13.99%) Analyst
6 29 (11.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Analyst Developer
10 11 (4.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Delphi Developer
10 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (4.53%) Team Leader
10 11 (4.53%) WPF Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Programmer
11 10 (4.12%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (59.26%) .NET
2 77 (31.69%) HTML
3 71 (29.22%) ASP.NET
4 69 (28.40%) CSS
5 45 (18.52%) jQuery
6 42 (17.28%) XML
7 41 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (16.46%) AngularJS
9 39 (16.05%) HTML5
10 37 (15.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (13.58%) .NET Framework
12 32 (13.17%) CSS3
12 32 (13.17%) Web Services
13 27 (11.11%) RESTful
14 25 (10.29%) JSON
15 22 (9.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (8.64%) WCF
17 20 (8.23%) React
18 18 (7.41%) Entity Framework
19 17 (7.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.05%) Equities
3 20 (8.23%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 18 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 18 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 17 (7.00%) Reinsurance
6 11 (4.53%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.88%) User Experience
8 6 (2.47%) Derivative
8 6 (2.47%) Fintech
9 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.65%) Replication
10 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.23%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.23%) Xbox
11 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.93%) Windows
2 10 (4.12%) Linux
3 9 (3.70%) VMS
4 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.65%) CentOS
6 3 (1.23%) HPUX
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (51.44%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (36.63%) MVC
3 54 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (20.16%) TDD
5 43 (17.70%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (15.64%) SDLC
7 35 (14.40%) Test Automation
8 33 (13.58%) Scrum
9 32 (13.17%) OO
10 31 (12.76%) Web Development
11 29 (11.93%) BDD
12 27 (11.11%) DevOps
12 27 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 26 (10.70%) ETL
14 22 (9.05%) Investment Management
15 15 (6.17%) Change Management
15 15 (6.17%) Release Management
16 14 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (5.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 181 (74.49%) C#
2 144 (59.26%) SQL
3 79 (32.51%) JavaScript
4 62 (25.51%) T-SQL
5 29 (11.93%) Java
6 27 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.58%) VBA
8 13 (5.35%) Python
9 12 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.53%) Delphi
10 11 (4.53%) VB
11 10 (4.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (4.12%) Ruby
12 8 (3.29%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.88%) PHP
14 4 (1.65%) Perl
15 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (14.40%) Degree
2 6 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.65%) ISEB
3 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) QA
2 11 (4.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.65%) EMIR
3 4 (1.65%) MiFID
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.65%) Kibana
2 4 (1.65%) logstash
3 3 (1.23%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.23%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.82%) Terraform
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (41.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.93%) Oracle
3 8 (3.29%) Sitecore
3 8 (3.29%) VMware
4 7 (2.88%) HP
4 7 (2.88%) Infragistics
4 7 (2.88%) Siebel
5 4 (1.65%) CQG
5 4 (1.65%) Fidessa
5 4 (1.65%) FIS
5 4 (1.65%) SunGard
5 4 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.23%) Informatica
6 3 (1.23%) SAP
6 3 (1.23%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.23%) Telerik
7 2 (0.82%) Google
7 2 (0.82%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.41%) CA
8 1 (0.41%) IBM