Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 246 225
Rank change year-on-year +33 -21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1,222 1,051 1,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.72% 1.44% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.46% 7.02% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 961 919 1,203
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 14,438 14,980 15,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.27% 20.47% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11,535 12,051 13,882
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,473 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 +18 337 £55,000 +4.76% 42
West London +43 137 £46,250 +15.63% 25
South London -21 32 £48,750 +14.71% 2
East London +4 26 £60,000 - 7
North London +11 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 868 (71.03%) C#
2 741 (60.64%) .NET
3 714 (58.43%) SQL
4 695 (56.87%) SQL Server
5 623 (50.98%) Microsoft
6 619 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
7 478 (39.12%) JavaScript
8 444 (36.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 434 (35.52%) HTML
10 432 (35.35%) MVC
11 377 (30.85%) CSS
12 366 (29.95%) ASP.NET
13 355 (29.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 335 (27.41%) Git (software)
15 312 (25.53%) Finance
16 263 (21.52%) Degree
17 245 (20.05%) jQuery
18 244 (19.97%) AngularJS
19 240 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
20 235 (19.23%) T-SQL
21 226 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
22 224 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
22 224 (18.33%) Web Services
23 222 (18.17%) DevOps
24 218 (17.84%) TDD
24 218 (17.84%) .NET Framework
25 215 (17.59%) HTML5
26 211 (17.27%) WCF
27 209 (17.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 197 (16.12%) Scrum

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
1 139 (11.37%) CMS
2 123 (10.07%) SharePoint
3 97 (7.94%) EPiServer
4 75 (6.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 64 (5.24%) IIS
6 61 (4.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 44 (3.60%) Confluence
8 32 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (2.62%) Umbraco
9 23 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.55%) Apache
11 18 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.31%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.65%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.57%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.49%) WordPress
17 5 (0.41%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.41%) Kentico
18 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 63 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.95%) InfoPath
3 17 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.25%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.25%) Revit
9 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (3.44%) Eloqua
2 20 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.47%) Elite 3E
4 17 (1.39%) Markit EDM
5 15 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.98%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.082%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.082%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.082%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 444 (36.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (7.94%) IaaS
4 68 (5.56%) npm
5 64 (5.24%) Serverless
6 62 (5.07%) Office 365
7 56 (4.58%) PaaS
8 51 (4.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 45 (3.68%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 23 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 23 (1.88%) GitHub
11 18 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (1.39%) NuGet
13 16 (1.31%) SaaS
14 15 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
15 13 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.82%) BlazeMeter
17 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (0.74%) Google Analytics
18 8 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.72%) Intranet
2 18 (1.47%) Internet
3 12 (0.98%) NetScaler
4 11 (0.90%) Firewall
5 9 (0.74%) DNS
5 9 (0.74%) HTTP
5 9 (0.74%) LTE
6 4 (0.33%) VPN
7 3 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.16%) CTI
8 2 (0.16%) DHCP
8 2 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.16%) Skype
9 1 (0.082%) Network Security
9 1 (0.082%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.082%) SMS
9 1 (0.082%) VLAN
9 1 (0.082%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (56.87%) SQL Server
2 209 (17.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 188 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 126 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 124 (10.15%) NoSQL
5 124 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 98 (8.02%) MongoDB
6 98 (8.02%) Power BI
7 84 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 83 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (6.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 74 (6.06%) Big Data
11 59 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 58 (4.75%) Data Lake
13 50 (4.09%) Couchbase
14 45 (3.68%) SQL Server 2016
15 38 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
16 31 (2.54%) Relational Database
17 28 (2.29%) DTS
18 27 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 355 (29.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 335 (27.41%) Git (software)
3 166 (13.58%) TeamCity
4 141 (11.54%) Selenium
5 140 (11.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 124 (10.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 113 (9.25%) Jenkins
8 94 (7.69%) JIRA
9 75 (6.14%) gulp
9 75 (6.14%) Protractor
10 71 (5.81%) Mocha
10 71 (5.81%) Sinon.JS
11 68 (5.56%) Subversion
12 67 (5.48%) Bower
12 67 (5.48%) Karma Test Runner
13 61 (4.99%) Eclipse
13 61 (4.99%) NUnit
14 31 (2.54%) SpecFlow
15 29 (2.37%) WebDriver
16 28 (2.29%) MSBuild
General
1 312 (25.53%) Finance
2 121 (9.90%) Marketing
3 71 (5.81%) Advertising
4 66 (5.40%) Banking
5 47 (3.85%) Retail
6 33 (2.70%) Law
7 19 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.23%) Back Office
9 13 (1.06%) Front Office
10 12 (0.98%) Games
11 9 (0.74%) Publishing
12 8 (0.65%) Legal
13 7 (0.57%) Military
14 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.33%) Local Government
14 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.33%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.25%) Automotive
15 3 (0.25%) Billing
16 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 817 (66.86%) Developer
2 371 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 262 (21.44%) C# Developer
4 187 (15.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 120 (9.82%) Software Developer
6 87 (7.12%) Senior Developer
6 87 (7.12%) SQL Developer
7 78 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
8 77 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 74 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
9 74 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 72 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 71 (5.81%) .NET Software Developer
11 71 (5.81%) Architect
12 63 (5.16%) Analyst
12 63 (5.16%) Consultant
13 55 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 48 (3.93%) Web Developer
15 38 (3.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 38 (3.11%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (60.64%) .NET
2 434 (35.52%) HTML
3 377 (30.85%) CSS
4 366 (29.95%) ASP.NET
5 245 (20.05%) jQuery
6 244 (19.97%) AngularJS
7 226 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 224 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 224 (18.33%) Web Services
9 218 (17.84%) .NET Framework
10 215 (17.59%) HTML5
11 211 (17.27%) WCF
12 162 (13.26%) Entity Framework
13 161 (13.18%) RESTful
14 158 (12.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 153 (12.52%) XML
16 136 (11.13%) CSS3
17 111 (9.08%) JSON
18 109 (8.92%) REST
19 108 (8.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 144 (11.78%) User Experience
2 92 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 91 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
5 50 (4.09%) Fintech
6 47 (3.85%) Cloud Native
7 46 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 26 (2.13%) Equities
10 25 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 25 (2.05%) Virtual Team
11 23 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.64%) Derivative
14 19 (1.55%) Fixed Income
14 19 (1.55%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.31%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.06%) Blog
17 13 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 179 (14.65%) Windows
2 57 (4.66%) Linux
3 27 (2.21%) VMS
4 25 (2.05%) Android
5 22 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.98%) CentOS
7 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.49%) Unix
8 6 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.41%) HPUX
9 5 (0.41%) MVS
10 3 (0.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (35.35%) MVC
3 240 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
4 222 (18.17%) DevOps
5 218 (17.84%) TDD
6 197 (16.12%) Scrum
7 185 (15.14%) Software Engineering
8 182 (14.89%) Analytics
9 180 (14.73%) Business Intelligence
10 172 (14.08%) BDD
11 169 (13.83%) SDLC
12 138 (11.29%) Test Automation
13 129 (10.56%) Microservices
14 128 (10.47%) Web Development
15 126 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
16 123 (10.07%) Unit Testing
17 113 (9.25%) Data Science
18 103 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
19 96 (7.86%) Responsive Web Design
19 96 (7.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 868 (71.03%) C#
2 714 (58.43%) SQL
3 478 (39.12%) JavaScript
4 235 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 152 (12.44%) PowerShell
6 133 (10.88%) Java
7 60 (4.91%) C++
8 55 (4.50%) Python
9 54 (4.42%) VB.NET
10 51 (4.17%) VBA
11 40 (3.27%) VB
12 39 (3.19%) U-SQL
13 31 (2.54%) PHP
14 30 (2.45%) PL/SQL
15 26 (2.13%) Perl
16 24 (1.96%) C
17 21 (1.72%) MATLAB
17 21 (1.72%) XPath
18 19 (1.55%) TypeScript
19 17 (1.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 263 (21.52%) Degree
2 63 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (3.44%) SAFe Agilist
5 39 (3.19%) ISEB
6 30 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.88%) MCSD
8 20 (1.64%) MCAD
8 20 (1.64%) MCPD
8 20 (1.64%) MCTS
9 17 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 7 (0.57%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.33%) MCT
13 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.25%) MCP
14 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (13.18%) QA
2 24 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.90%) GDPR
4 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.16%) PMO
5 2 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.082%) EMIR
6 1 (0.082%) MiFID
6 1 (0.082%) WAI
System Software
1 72 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 53 (4.34%) Docker
3 37 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 33 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.41%) VMware NSX
5 5 (0.41%) vSphere
6 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.082%) GridGain
7 1 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.96%) Automic
2 24 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (1.55%) Kibana
4 18 (1.47%) Puppet
5 17 (1.39%) Dollar Universe
6 14 (1.15%) logstash
7 12 (0.98%) Perfmon
8 9 (0.74%) Ansible
8 9 (0.74%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.41%) Control-M
10 5 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.41%) Mesos
10 5 (0.41%) Terraform
11 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.16%) Rancher
12 2 (0.16%) SCOM
13 1 (0.082%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 623 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.30%) Oracle
3 66 (5.40%) Sitecore
4 42 (3.44%) Marketo
5 41 (3.36%) Tableau
6 33 (2.70%) Alias
6 33 (2.70%) VMware
7 29 (2.37%) Google
8 25 (2.05%) HP
9 24 (1.96%) Telerik
10 18 (1.47%) Intapp
11 14 (1.15%) TIBCO
12 13 (1.06%) Siebel
13 12 (0.98%) ATG
13 12 (0.98%) hybris
13 12 (0.98%) SolarWinds
14 11 (0.90%) IBM
15 10 (0.82%) SAP
16 9 (0.74%) Adobe
16 9 (0.74%) Informatica