Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 166 203
Rank change year-on-year +8 +37 -72
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 80 90 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.42% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.60% 7.75% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 78 83 121
10th Percentile £45,875 " £35,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £46,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +31.82% -8.33% +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 1,213 1,162 1,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.42% 18.36% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,004 1,634
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £43,250
25th Percentile £58,000 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 59 (73.75%) SQL
2 55 (68.75%) .NET
3 51 (63.75%) Azure
4 48 (60.00%) C#
4 48 (60.00%) OO
5 45 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
7 40 (50.00%) HTML
7 40 (50.00%) CSS
8 39 (48.75%) ASP.NET
9 37 (46.25%) XML
9 37 (46.25%) Web Development
10 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (40.00%) Power Platform
12 31 (38.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (38.75%) Degree
13 30 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (37.50%) PowerApps
14 28 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
14 28 (35.00%) CRM
14 28 (35.00%) Dynamics 365
15 26 (32.50%) WCF
16 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
16 25 (31.25%) OOD
16 25 (31.25%) XSD
17 24 (30.00%) Private Banking
17 24 (30.00%) Banking
17 24 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
19 18 (22.50%) TDD

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 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.50%) CMS
3 9 (11.25%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (3.75%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 51 (63.75%) Azure
2 32 (40.00%) Power Platform
3 30 (37.50%) PowerApps
4 28 (35.00%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (10.00%) GitHub
6 6 (7.50%) AWS
7 4 (5.00%) Azure Functions
7 4 (5.00%) GCP
7 4 (5.00%) Power Automate
7 4 (5.00%) Serverless
8 3 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (3.75%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) AMQP
2 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.50%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.50%) 4G
3 2 (2.50%) 5G
3 2 (2.50%) ASN.1
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) LTE
4 1 (1.25%) BGP
4 1 (1.25%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) MPLS
4 1 (1.25%) OSPF
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) VoIP
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (7.50%) Power BI
6 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.75%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) Selenium
2 10 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 9 (11.25%) Postman
3 9 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.00%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 24 (30.00%) Banking
1 24 (30.00%) Private Banking
2 16 (20.00%) Finance
3 14 (17.50%) Social Skills
4 9 (11.25%) Marketing
5 7 (8.75%) Law
6 4 (5.00%) Front Office
6 4 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.50%) Games
9 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) Consultant
2 24 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
2 24 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 16 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
6 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (11.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Intapp Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Integration Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (68.75%) .NET
2 40 (50.00%) CSS
2 40 (50.00%) HTML
3 39 (48.75%) ASP.NET
4 37 (46.25%) XML
5 26 (32.50%) WCF
6 25 (31.25%) XSD
7 15 (18.75%) jQuery
8 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
9 12 (15.00%) JSON
10 11 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (12.50%) HTML5
12 8 (10.00%) CSS3
13 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
13 6 (7.50%) React
13 6 (7.50%) RESTful
14 5 (6.25%) .NET Core
14 5 (6.25%) REST
14 5 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Music Streaming
3 1 (1.25%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) OO
2 37 (46.25%) Web Development
3 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (35.00%) CRM
5 25 (31.25%) OOD
6 24 (30.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 18 (22.50%) TDD
8 17 (21.25%) DevOps
8 17 (21.25%) Scrum
9 13 (16.25%) MVC
10 12 (15.00%) Pair Programming
10 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (13.75%) Analytics
12 10 (12.50%) Workflow
13 9 (11.25%) OOP
13 9 (11.25%) SDET
14 8 (10.00%) BDD
14 8 (10.00%) Fintech
15 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
16 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 59 (73.75%) SQL
2 48 (60.00%) C#
3 45 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (6.25%) Java
6 4 (5.00%) C++
6 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (3.75%) VB
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) R
8 2 (2.50%) Rust
8 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) CCNP
2 1 (1.25%) CCVP
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Intapp
3 2 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) Databricks
4 1 (1.25%) F5
4 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.25%) Remedy
4 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.25%) UiPath