Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 160 194
Rank change year-on-year -37 +34 -50
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 57 43 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 1.13% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.38% 5.35% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 134
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,625 £35,000
25th Percentile £58,125 £56,250 £49,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +18.37% +11.36%
75th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £65,938
90th Percentile £115,000 £85,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +20.83% +9.09%

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 1,300 803 1,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.06% 21.11% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 715 1,561
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,750 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 41 (71.93%) C#
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 36 (63.16%) .NET
4 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 29 (50.88%) Azure
6 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
6 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (36.84%) DevOps
8 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 19 (33.33%) OO
9 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
9 17 (29.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (28.07%) HTML
11 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
11 15 (26.32%) CSS
11 15 (26.32%) Web Development
11 15 (26.32%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (26.32%) Power Platform
12 14 (24.56%) Social Skills
12 14 (24.56%) jQuery
12 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
12 14 (24.56%) Finance
12 14 (24.56%) MVC
13 12 (21.05%) TDD
13 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (21.05%) Power BI
13 12 (21.05%) Analytics
13 12 (21.05%) Full Stack Development
14 11 (19.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (19.30%) Law

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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) CMS
2 9 (15.79%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.26%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.26%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.75%) nopCommerce
3 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.88%) Azure
2 15 (26.32%) Dynamics 365
2 15 (26.32%) Power Platform
3 9 (15.79%) GitHub
4 6 (10.53%) PowerApps
5 5 (8.77%) Power Automate
5 5 (8.77%) Serverless
6 4 (7.02%) Azure Functions
6 4 (7.02%) Azure Logic Apps
6 4 (7.02%) Trello
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (3.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.75%) AWS
9 1 (1.75%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (1.75%) Azure Storage
9 1 (1.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.75%) Sage Pay
9 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) AMQP
2 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.51%) 4G
2 2 (3.51%) 5G
2 2 (3.51%) ASN.1
2 2 (3.51%) LTE
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) OSPF
3 1 (1.75%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) WAAS
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) Power BI
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (17.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Metadata
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.75%) QlikView
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.04%) JIRA
4 7 (12.28%) ReSharper
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.02%) JMeter
6 4 (7.02%) MSTest
6 4 (7.02%) NUnit
6 4 (7.02%) Postman
6 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (1.75%) GDB
8 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
1 14 (24.56%) Social Skills
2 11 (19.30%) Law
3 9 (15.79%) Marketing
4 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.77%) Advertising
5 5 (8.77%) French Language
5 5 (8.77%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (5.26%) Front Office
6 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
6 3 (5.26%) Retail
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 12 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Integration Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Head of Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Intapp Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.51%) CRM Architect
10 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) .NET
2 17 (29.82%) .NET Framework
3 16 (28.07%) HTML
4 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 15 (26.32%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) jQuery
6 11 (19.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (19.30%) XML
7 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.79%) HTML5
7 9 (15.79%) JSON
8 8 (14.04%) CSS3
8 8 (14.04%) RESTful
9 7 (12.28%) REST
10 6 (10.53%) .NET Core
11 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (8.77%) MDX
12 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.02%) SOAP
12 4 (7.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) DevOps
3 19 (33.33%) OO
4 15 (26.32%) Web Development
5 14 (24.56%) MVC
6 12 (21.05%) Analytics
6 12 (21.05%) Full Stack Development
6 12 (21.05%) TDD
7 11 (19.30%) Scrum
8 10 (17.54%) CRM
9 9 (15.79%) OOP
9 9 (15.79%) Workflow
10 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.28%) Kanban
11 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.53%) ETL
12 6 (10.53%) OOD
12 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C#
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.53%) Python
4 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (5.26%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.51%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) CCVP
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Intapp
3 4 (7.02%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.51%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.75%) Actuate
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) Databricks
5 1 (1.75%) F5
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Netezza
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (1.75%) Sage
5 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.75%) Teradata