Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 257 209
Rank change year-on-year -3 -48 +41
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 594 813 1,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.32% 1.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.48% 6.92% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 516 699 1,085
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,161 11,749 14,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.13% 19.14% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,095 9,316 11,585
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in London.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in London

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in London

Visual Studio
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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
Central London 0 155 £55,000 -4.35% 18
South London +16 49 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West London -4 28 £50,000 -28.57% 6
East London -3 2 £50,000 -2.94% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 422 (71.04%) C#
2 404 (68.01%) .NET
3 360 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 296 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (45.29%) SQL
6 268 (45.12%) Microsoft
7 244 (41.08%) Azure
8 240 (40.40%) JavaScript
9 232 (39.06%) ASP.NET
10 217 (36.53%) MVC
11 169 (28.45%) Git (software)
12 158 (26.60%) .NET Framework
13 143 (24.07%) Finance
14 139 (23.40%) AngularJS
15 137 (23.06%) TDD
16 136 (22.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 135 (22.73%) HTML
18 133 (22.39%) REST
19 132 (22.22%) Windows
20 130 (21.89%) Scrum
21 128 (21.55%) DevOps
22 118 (19.87%) CSS
23 113 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
24 108 (18.18%) Software Engineering
25 103 (17.34%) Web Services
26 101 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
27 98 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
28 96 (16.16%) XML
29 86 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
29 86 (14.48%) .NET Core

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 63 (10.61%) IIS
2 58 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.73%) EPiServer
4 22 (3.70%) CMS
5 17 (2.86%) Confluence
6 12 (2.02%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.67%) GemFire
11 3 (0.51%) WordPress
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.01%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 244 (41.08%) Azure
2 67 (11.28%) Power Platform
3 47 (7.91%) AWS
4 35 (5.89%) Office 365
5 20 (3.37%) SaaS
6 19 (3.20%) GitHub
6 19 (3.20%) PaaS
6 19 (3.20%) PowerApps
7 18 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
8 17 (2.86%) npm
9 16 (2.69%) Microsoft Flow
10 15 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 15 (2.53%) NuGet
10 15 (2.53%) ShareGate
11 13 (2.19%) Serverless
12 9 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.67%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.72%) Internet
2 9 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (1.35%) Extranet
4 7 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (0.84%) SSL
6 3 (0.51%) VoIP
6 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.34%) SAN
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.17%) PCoIP
8 1 (0.17%) Skype
8 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 52 (8.75%) NoSQL
5 51 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 50 (8.42%) Power BI
7 45 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (4.88%) Cosmos DB
10 29 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (4.38%) Relational Database
12 22 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
13 16 (2.69%) Big Data
13 16 (2.69%) MySQL
14 14 (2.36%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.02%) Data Lake
15 12 (2.02%) SSDT
16 10 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 169 (28.45%) Git (software)
2 113 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (7.74%) JIRA
4 42 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 31 (5.22%) NUnit
5 31 (5.22%) SpecFlow
6 29 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 27 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (4.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 25 (4.21%) Visual Studio Code
9 22 (3.70%) Jasmine
10 18 (3.03%) Grunt
11 17 (2.86%) Selenium
12 16 (2.69%) Postman
13 15 (2.53%) ReSharper
14 14 (2.36%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.19%) git-flow
16 10 (1.68%) InstallShield
16 10 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 143 (24.07%) Finance
2 46 (7.74%) Games
3 31 (5.22%) Retail
4 18 (3.03%) Law
5 16 (2.69%) Legal
6 15 (2.53%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.36%) Marketing
8 12 (2.02%) Back Office
8 12 (2.02%) Banking
9 9 (1.52%) Publishing
10 8 (1.35%) Housing Association
11 7 (1.18%) Front Office
11 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.01%) iGaming
13 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.67%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.51%) French Language
14 3 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 375 (63.13%) Developer
2 188 (31.65%) .NET Developer
3 145 (24.41%) C# Developer
4 114 (19.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (8.42%) Senior Developer
6 47 (7.91%) Software Engineer
7 41 (6.90%) Architect
7 41 (6.90%) SQL Developer
8 33 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (4.55%) Analyst
12 25 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 25 (4.21%) C++ Developer
12 25 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
13 24 (4.04%) Azure Architect
14 22 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
14 22 (3.70%) Software Developer
15 20 (3.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (68.01%) .NET
2 232 (39.06%) ASP.NET
3 158 (26.60%) .NET Framework
4 139 (23.40%) AngularJS
5 136 (22.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 135 (22.73%) HTML
7 133 (22.39%) REST
8 118 (19.87%) CSS
9 103 (17.34%) Web Services
10 101 (17.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 96 (16.16%) XML
12 86 (14.48%) .NET Core
13 84 (14.14%) Entity Framework
13 84 (14.14%) WCF
14 78 (13.13%) JSON
15 75 (12.63%) React
16 64 (10.77%) SOAP
17 60 (10.10%) jQuery
18 49 (8.25%) LINQ
19 44 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.24%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.55%) User Experience
4 26 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.37%) Blog
6 19 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.01%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.67%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.67%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (22.22%) Windows
2 20 (3.37%) Android
2 20 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.20%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.19%) Linux
4 13 (2.19%) Unix
5 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.34%) CentOS
9 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (36.53%) MVC
3 137 (23.06%) TDD
4 130 (21.89%) Scrum
5 128 (21.55%) DevOps
6 108 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 98 (16.50%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
9 83 (13.97%) Web Development
10 73 (12.29%) OO
10 73 (12.29%) SDLC
11 71 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (11.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 61 (10.27%) Test Automation
14 60 (10.10%) Microservices
15 53 (8.92%) Unit Testing
16 51 (8.59%) User Stories
17 49 (8.25%) Mentoring
17 49 (8.25%) OOD
18 48 (8.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 422 (71.04%) C#
2 269 (45.29%) SQL
3 240 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 83 (13.97%) Python
5 80 (13.47%) T-SQL
6 63 (10.61%) PowerShell
7 49 (8.25%) C++
8 37 (6.23%) XPath
9 34 (5.72%) TypeScript
10 32 (5.39%) Java
11 29 (4.88%) VB.NET
12 24 (4.04%) VB
13 14 (2.36%) ES6
14 12 (2.02%) VBA
15 10 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (1.68%) ES7
15 10 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 61 (10.27%) Degree
2 19 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.02%) CCNP
5 9 (1.52%) CCNA
6 8 (1.35%) MCSA
6 8 (1.35%) MCSE
6 8 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.18%) JNCIA
8 6 (1.01%) CIPD
8 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.51%) HNC
11 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.34%) PhD
12 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.87%) QA
2 16 (2.69%) SLA
3 9 (1.52%) GDPR
4 8 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (5.22%) Docker
2 26 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.18%) Ansible
5 4 (0.67%) Automic
5 4 (0.67%) SCCM
6 3 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.51%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.34%) Puppet
7 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.17%) Kibana
8 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 268 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.38%) Tableau
3 18 (3.03%) Databricks
4 17 (2.86%) VMware
5 16 (2.69%) Citrix
6 14 (2.36%) HP
6 14 (2.36%) New Relic
6 14 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.19%) DevExpress
7 13 (2.19%) Oracle
8 11 (1.85%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.68%) Infragistics
10 9 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.52%) Workday
11 7 (1.18%) Google
11 7 (1.18%) Perforce
12 6 (1.01%) Cisco
12 6 (1.01%) Informatica
13 5 (0.84%) SAP
14 4 (0.67%) Cadence