Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 142 133
Rank change year-on-year -22 -9 +65
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 190 230 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 2.22% 2.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.03% 12.26% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 176 221 223
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 1,894 1,876 2,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.52% 18.12% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,702 1,680 1,958
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Moorgate - 4 - -
London Bridge - 1 £52,500 -
Visual Studio
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 157 (82.63%) C#
2 143 (75.26%) .NET
3 128 (67.37%) SQL Server
4 92 (48.42%) SQL
5 88 (46.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (43.68%) ASP.NET
6 83 (43.68%) Microsoft
7 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (38.42%) MVC
9 59 (31.05%) Finance
10 57 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 55 (28.95%) HTML
12 54 (28.42%) T-SQL
13 51 (26.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (25.26%) CSS
15 44 (23.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 43 (22.63%) .NET Framework
16 43 (22.63%) Windows
17 40 (21.05%) TeamCity
17 40 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (21.05%) AngularJS
18 38 (20.00%) Git (software)
19 35 (18.42%) TDD
20 34 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (17.37%) ASP.NET Web API
22 32 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (16.32%) XML
23 31 (16.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 23 (12.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (11.05%) IIS
3 9 (4.74%) CMS
4 7 (3.68%) EPiServer
5 6 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.63%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.53%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.53%) InDesign
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.68%) Azure Functions
2 7 (3.68%) Serverless
3 6 (3.16%) PaaS
4 5 (2.63%) IaaS
5 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.58%) SaaS
7 2 (1.05%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.05%) npm
7 2 (1.05%) NuGet
8 1 (0.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.53%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) DNS
2 2 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (67.37%) SQL Server
2 51 (26.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (23.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (16.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (10.53%) MS Access
6 19 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (6.84%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (6.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (4.21%) Cosmos DB
9 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (3.16%) Data Lake
11 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.11%) Power BI
13 3 (1.58%) Big Data
13 3 (1.58%) DTS
13 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (46.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (21.05%) TeamCity
3 38 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
4 20 (10.53%) Selenium
5 19 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (7.89%) Eclipse
7 13 (6.84%) WebDriver
8 12 (6.32%) JIRA
9 10 (5.26%) NUnit
9 10 (5.26%) Subversion
10 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (4.21%) Jenkins
11 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (2.11%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.11%) SpecFlow
13 3 (1.58%) Grunt
13 3 (1.58%) gulp
13 3 (1.58%) MSBuild
13 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 59 (31.05%) Finance
2 21 (11.05%) Banking
3 11 (5.79%) Advertising
4 7 (3.68%) Law
5 5 (2.63%) Front Office
5 5 (2.63%) Marketing
6 4 (2.11%) Back Office
6 4 (2.11%) Games
7 3 (1.58%) Legal
8 2 (1.05%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.05%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 124 (65.26%) Developer
2 62 (32.63%) .NET Developer
3 53 (27.89%) C# Developer
4 42 (22.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (17.89%) Analyst
6 23 (12.11%) SQL Developer
7 20 (10.53%) WPF Developer
8 18 (9.47%) C# WPF Developer
8 18 (9.47%) Senior Developer
9 14 (7.37%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.84%) Programmer
11 12 (6.32%) Analyst Programmer
11 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (6.32%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (6.32%) Systems Analyst Programmer
11 12 (6.32%) Systems Programmer
11 12 (6.32%) VB.NET Developer
12 11 (5.79%) Analyst Developer
12 11 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (75.26%) .NET
2 83 (43.68%) ASP.NET
3 55 (28.95%) HTML
4 48 (25.26%) CSS
5 43 (22.63%) .NET Framework
6 40 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 40 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (17.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (16.32%) XML
9 29 (15.26%) jQuery
10 26 (13.68%) JSON
11 24 (12.63%) HTML5
12 23 (12.11%) Entity Framework
12 23 (12.11%) Web Services
12 23 (12.11%) WPF
13 20 (10.53%) CSS3
13 20 (10.53%) WinForms
14 18 (9.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (8.95%) WCF
16 12 (6.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.21%) Fixed Income
3 26 (13.68%) Equities
3 26 (13.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (6.84%) Reinsurance
5 9 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.68%) User Experience
7 6 (3.16%) Derivative
8 4 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.58%) PlayStation
9 3 (1.58%) Xbox
10 2 (1.05%) Fintech
10 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.63%) Windows
2 3 (1.58%) Linux
3 2 (1.05%) VMS
3 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) CentOS
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.42%) MVC
3 35 (18.42%) TDD
4 34 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (13.16%) OO
6 24 (12.63%) BDD
7 23 (12.11%) Investment Management
7 23 (12.11%) SDLC
8 21 (11.05%) Scrum
8 21 (11.05%) Web Development
9 20 (10.53%) Asset Management
9 20 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 19 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (9.47%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.37%) Web Application Development
13 12 (6.32%) DevOps
13 12 (6.32%) Front End Development
13 12 (6.32%) Software Delivery
14 11 (5.79%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (82.63%) C#
2 92 (48.42%) SQL
3 57 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 54 (28.42%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.42%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.37%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.84%) Python
8 10 (5.26%) Java
9 7 (3.68%) Ruby
9 7 (3.68%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.68%) VB
10 6 (3.16%) VBA
11 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.58%) R
12 3 (1.58%) VB6
13 2 (1.05%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.53%) Groovy
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) EMIR
2 4 (2.11%) MiFID
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Ansible
1 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) logstash
1 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.79%) Oracle
3 11 (5.79%) Infragistics
4 6 (3.16%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.16%) Splunk
5 4 (2.11%) CQG
5 4 (2.11%) Fidessa
5 4 (2.11%) FIS
5 4 (2.11%) SunGard
6 3 (1.58%) Google
6 3 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.05%) HP
7 2 (1.05%) Informatica
7 2 (1.05%) Telerik
7 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Borland
8 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.53%) New Relic
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat