Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 275 219 234
Rank change year-on-year -56 +15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 646 1,135 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.69% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.40% 8.57% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 513 877 1,012
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,732
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.34% -3.37%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 10,088 13,242 15,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.46% 19.70% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8,116 10,547 12,211
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in London

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in London.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in London

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 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
Central London -55 165 £62,500 +11.61% 35
South London +33 79 £57,500 - 1
West London -12 40 £57,500 +10.52% 17
East London +10 5 £60,000 - 3
North London -4 2 £43,250 -21.36% 3
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 507 (78.48%) C#
2 461 (71.36%) .NET
3 422 (65.33%) SQL Server
4 362 (56.04%) Microsoft
5 338 (52.32%) SQL
6 299 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
7 283 (43.81%) ASP.NET
8 240 (37.15%) Finance
9 239 (37.00%) MVC
10 237 (36.69%) Azure
11 229 (35.45%) JavaScript
12 199 (30.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 185 (28.64%) HTML
14 157 (24.30%) Windows
15 155 (23.99%) Git (software)
16 151 (23.37%) CSS
17 147 (22.76%) T-SQL
18 144 (22.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 141 (21.83%) .NET Framework
20 136 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
21 131 (20.28%) REST
21 131 (20.28%) Web Development
22 123 (19.04%) Business Intelligence
23 122 (18.89%) XML
24 120 (18.58%) WCF
25 118 (18.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 117 (18.11%) DevOps
27 109 (16.87%) TDD
28 108 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 101 (15.63%) AngularJS

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 61 (9.44%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.42%) IIS
3 28 (4.33%) CMS
4 25 (3.87%) EPiServer
5 18 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (2.63%) Confluence
7 9 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.93%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.31%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.31%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.15%) SAS
12 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.80%) MS Visio
3 25 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.24%) Mathematica
5 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.93%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.46%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 28 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 237 (36.69%) Azure
2 95 (14.71%) Power Platform
3 52 (8.05%) AWS
4 41 (6.35%) Office 365
5 28 (4.33%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (3.87%) PowerApps
7 21 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.94%) Microsoft Flow
9 16 (2.48%) ShareGate
10 11 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (1.70%) SaaS
11 10 (1.55%) GCP
11 10 (1.55%) Serverless
12 9 (1.39%) PaaS
13 8 (1.24%) NuGet
14 7 (1.08%) Trello
15 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.62%) GitHub
15 4 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.18%) Internet
2 8 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (1.08%) DNS
4 6 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (0.93%) DHCP
4 6 (0.93%) SAN
4 6 (0.93%) SMTP
5 4 (0.62%) Intranet
6 2 (0.31%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.31%) IPv6
7 1 (0.15%) PCoIP
7 1 (0.15%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (65.33%) SQL Server
2 118 (18.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (11.76%) Power BI
5 73 (11.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 70 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (9.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (7.12%) NoSQL
9 34 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 29 (4.49%) Big Data
11 26 (4.02%) Oracle Database
12 23 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (3.25%) Cosmos DB
14 20 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (3.10%) Couchbase
15 19 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (2.63%) MySQL
17 17 (2.63%) Relational Database
18 16 (2.48%) Redis
Development Applications
1 199 (30.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 155 (23.99%) Git (software)
3 70 (10.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 60 (9.29%) JIRA
5 57 (8.82%) NUnit
6 44 (6.81%) TeamCity
7 36 (5.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (5.26%) ReSharper
8 34 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 32 (4.95%) Selenium
10 28 (4.33%) Subversion
11 23 (3.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 21 (3.25%) Bitbucket
12 21 (3.25%) Jenkins
13 20 (3.10%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (2.63%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 16 (2.48%) Visual Studio Code
16 12 (1.86%) WebDriver
17 11 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (1.70%) LINQPad
General
1 240 (37.15%) Finance
2 26 (4.02%) Games
3 25 (3.87%) Retail
4 23 (3.56%) Banking
5 22 (3.41%) Marketing
6 17 (2.63%) Legal
7 16 (2.48%) Law
8 6 (0.93%) iGaming
9 5 (0.77%) Back Office
9 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.77%) French Language
9 5 (0.77%) Front Office
9 5 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.77%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Advertising
11 3 (0.46%) German Language
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 396 (61.30%) Developer
2 157 (24.30%) C# Developer
3 150 (23.22%) .NET Developer
4 111 (17.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (14.55%) SQL Developer
6 59 (9.13%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.50%) Analyst
8 37 (5.73%) Architect
9 36 (5.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 36 (5.57%) Software Engineer
10 33 (5.11%) SQL Server Developer
11 26 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 22 (3.41%) Analyst Developer
13 22 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 22 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 21 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (71.36%) .NET
2 283 (43.81%) ASP.NET
3 185 (28.64%) HTML
4 151 (23.37%) CSS
5 144 (22.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 141 (21.83%) .NET Framework
7 131 (20.28%) REST
8 122 (18.89%) XML
9 120 (18.58%) WCF
10 101 (15.63%) AngularJS
11 94 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 93 (14.40%) Web Services
13 87 (13.47%) .NET Core
14 74 (11.46%) HTML5
15 68 (10.53%) Entity Framework
16 67 (10.37%) JSON
17 63 (9.75%) WPF
18 62 (9.60%) SOAP
19 61 (9.44%) jQuery
20 60 (9.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.73%) User Experience
3 33 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.32%) Reinsurance
9 14 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.17%) N-Tier
10 13 (2.01%) Robotics
11 11 (1.70%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.39%) Blog
12 9 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.24%) CUDA
13 8 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.08%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (24.30%) Windows
2 29 (4.49%) Windows Server
3 28 (4.33%) Unix
4 18 (2.79%) Android
4 18 (2.79%) Windows 10
5 17 (2.63%) Linux
6 15 (2.32%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.01%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.31%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (37.00%) MVC
3 136 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (20.28%) Web Development
5 123 (19.04%) Business Intelligence
6 117 (18.11%) DevOps
7 109 (16.87%) TDD
8 93 (14.40%) Software Engineering
9 92 (14.24%) Integration Testing
9 92 (14.24%) Scrum
10 87 (13.47%) Unit Testing
11 76 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 72 (11.15%) OO
13 71 (10.99%) Test Automation
14 69 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (8.51%) Microservices
16 51 (7.89%) SDLC
17 49 (7.59%) ETL
18 48 (7.43%) Computer Science
19 43 (6.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 507 (78.48%) C#
2 338 (52.32%) SQL
3 229 (35.45%) JavaScript
4 147 (22.76%) T-SQL
5 88 (13.62%) Python
6 81 (12.54%) PowerShell
7 71 (10.99%) VB
8 59 (9.13%) VB.NET
9 56 (8.67%) Java
10 43 (6.66%) C++
11 33 (5.11%) TypeScript
12 32 (4.95%) PL/SQL
13 31 (4.80%) VB6
14 23 (3.56%) XPath
15 19 (2.94%) VBA
16 13 (2.01%) R
17 9 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.39%) ES6
17 9 (1.39%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.24%) Cython
Qualifications
1 86 (13.31%) Degree
2 34 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.63%) MCSE
5 15 (2.32%) MCSA
6 11 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.08%) CCNA
8 7 (1.08%) CCNP
8 7 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (1.08%) JNCIA
9 6 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.77%) ISEB
11 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.31%) CAPM
12 2 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.12%) QA
2 19 (2.94%) SLA
3 14 (2.17%) GDPR
4 8 (1.24%) DICOM
5 7 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (4.95%) Hyper-V
2 27 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.24%) Docker
5 6 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) KVM
6 2 (0.31%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.15%) LXC
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (3.25%) Automic
1 21 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.01%) SQL Sentry
3 8 (1.24%) Terraform
4 7 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.93%) WSUS
6 5 (0.77%) Dollar Universe
7 4 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.62%) SCCM
8 3 (0.46%) Ansible
9 2 (0.31%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.31%) Puppet
9 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 362 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.19%) Oracle
3 27 (4.18%) VMware
4 23 (3.56%) SAP
5 21 (3.25%) Xamarin
6 20 (3.10%) Cadence
6 20 (3.10%) FactSet
7 19 (2.94%) Citrix
8 12 (1.86%) Databricks
9 10 (1.55%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.24%) IBM
10 8 (1.24%) UiPath
10 8 (1.24%) Veeam
11 7 (1.08%) Cisco
11 7 (1.08%) Google
12 6 (0.93%) ESRI
12 6 (0.93%) Infragistics
12 6 (0.93%) Mapbox
12 6 (0.93%) Meraki
13 5 (0.77%) Intapp