Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 285 217
Rank change year-on-year +13 -68 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 195 621 1,201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.99% 1.12% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.73% 6.10% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 152 516 951
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £42,625 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 4,124 10,177 13,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.92% 18.41% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,362 8,277 10,883
Median annual salary £68,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £96,125 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +67 43 £72,500 +20.83% 14
West London +45 12 £44,250 -26.25% 4
South London -5 10 £52,500 -8.70%
East London +31 3 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 121 (62.05%) Azure
2 120 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 108 (55.38%) .NET
4 105 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (52.31%) C#
6 95 (48.72%) SQL
7 77 (39.49%) SQL Server
8 75 (38.46%) JavaScript
9 70 (35.90%) HTML
10 67 (34.36%) XML
11 66 (33.85%) Dynamics 365
12 65 (33.33%) CSS
13 64 (32.82%) CRM
14 62 (31.79%) Dynamics CRM
15 56 (28.72%) ASP.NET
16 48 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (24.62%) Web Development
17 46 (23.59%) Power Platform
18 45 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
19 42 (21.54%) DevOps
19 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 40 (20.51%) OO
21 39 (20.00%) Scrum
21 39 (20.00%) Degree
22 37 (18.97%) Git (software)
23 35 (17.95%) WCF
23 35 (17.95%) MVC
24 33 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
25 32 (16.41%) REST
25 32 (16.41%) Python

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 31 (15.90%) BizTalk Server
2 29 (14.87%) SharePoint
3 28 (14.36%) IIS
4 8 (4.10%) CMS
5 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.54%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.03%) Confluence
7 2 (1.03%) SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (31.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 121 (62.05%) Azure
2 66 (33.85%) Dynamics 365
3 46 (23.59%) Power Platform
4 31 (15.90%) Office 365
5 14 (7.18%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (4.62%) AWS
6 9 (4.62%) PowerApps
7 8 (4.10%) Serverless
8 7 (3.59%) GitHub
8 7 (3.59%) SaaS
9 6 (3.08%) NuGet
10 4 (2.05%) Azure Functions
10 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.05%) IaaS
10 4 (2.05%) PaaS
11 2 (1.03%) Firebase
11 2 (1.03%) G Suite
11 2 (1.03%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) Internet
2 4 (2.05%) Firewall
3 3 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.54%) SAN
3 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.49%) SQL Server
2 48 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (12.31%) Power BI
5 14 (7.18%) Data Lake
6 10 (5.13%) MySQL
7 9 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2017
10 6 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (2.05%) Informix
11 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.54%) QlikView
12 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (18.97%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.21%) JIRA
4 15 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
5 12 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (4.62%) Subversion
8 7 (3.59%) JMeter
8 7 (3.59%) ReSharper
8 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (3.08%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.56%) git-flow
10 5 (2.56%) Postman
11 4 (2.05%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (2.05%) webpack
12 3 (1.54%) NUnit
12 3 (1.54%) Selenium
12 3 (1.54%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.03%) GCC
13 2 (1.03%) tSQLt
General
1 30 (15.38%) Finance
2 29 (14.87%) Banking
3 27 (13.85%) Private Banking
4 15 (7.69%) Games
5 8 (4.10%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 4 (2.05%) Law
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
7 3 (1.54%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (63.08%) Developer
2 30 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.85%) C# Developer
4 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Developer
5 21 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (10.26%) Consultant
7 19 (9.74%) Technical Leader
8 17 (8.72%) Angular Developer
8 17 (8.72%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (8.21%) Lead Developer
10 11 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Data Manager
12 8 (4.10%) Analyst
12 8 (4.10%) Architect
13 6 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (3.08%) C++ Developer
13 6 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 5 (2.56%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (55.38%) .NET
2 70 (35.90%) HTML
3 67 (34.36%) XML
4 65 (33.33%) CSS
5 56 (28.72%) ASP.NET
6 35 (17.95%) WCF
7 33 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (16.41%) REST
9 31 (15.90%) XSD
10 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
10 29 (14.87%) SOAP
11 26 (13.33%) JSON
12 25 (12.82%) Web Services
13 20 (10.26%) .NET Framework
14 19 (9.74%) jQuery
15 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (8.21%) .NET Core
17 15 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (7.69%) DirectX
18 14 (7.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
2 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.54%) User Experience
4 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.03%) Derivative
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.51%) Equities
5 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.90%) Windows
2 7 (3.59%) Linux
3 4 (2.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.03%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.82%) CRM
3 48 (24.62%) Web Development
4 42 (21.54%) DevOps
5 40 (20.51%) OO
6 39 (20.00%) Scrum
7 35 (17.95%) MVC
8 32 (16.41%) OOD
9 27 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (13.33%) Microservices
11 25 (12.82%) TDD
12 21 (10.77%) Computer Science
12 21 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (10.26%) Analytics
14 16 (8.21%) Unit Testing
15 15 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
16 14 (7.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 13 (6.67%) Change Control
17 13 (6.67%) Workflow
18 12 (6.15%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 102 (52.31%) C#
2 95 (48.72%) SQL
3 75 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 32 (16.41%) Python
5 27 (13.85%) T-SQL
6 22 (11.28%) C++
7 17 (8.72%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.13%) C
9 7 (3.59%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.54%) R
12 3 (1.54%) VBA
12 3 (1.54%) XAML
12 3 (1.54%) XPath
13 2 (1.03%) Java
13 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.03%) VB
14 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.54%) CCNA
5 3 (1.54%) CCNP
5 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.54%) MCITP
5 3 (1.54%) VCP5
5 3 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.56%) Docker
2 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.56%) Puppet
3 4 (2.05%) Ansible
3 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.05%) SCCM
4 3 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.03%) Terraform
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.51%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 120 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.59%) HP
3 4 (2.05%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.05%) GrapeCity
3 4 (2.05%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.54%) 3PAR
4 3 (1.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.54%) Cisco
4 3 (1.54%) F5
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle
4 3 (1.54%) Splunk
4 3 (1.54%) Tableau
4 3 (1.54%) VMware
5 2 (1.03%) Databricks
5 2 (1.03%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Perforce
5 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.51%) iManage
6 1 (0.51%) New Relic
6 1 (0.51%) Workday