Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 230 222
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1,159 1,151 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.72% 1.55% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.74% 7.61% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 889 977 1,110
London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 13,268 15,121 14,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.64% 20.39% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10,531 11,905 12,936
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 310 £55,000 +4.76% 48
West London +1 90 £50,000 +11.11% 27
South London +5 28 £60,000 +20.00% 11
East London -13 23 £60,000 - 5
North London +13 7 £55,000 +92.98% 4
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 852 (73.51%) C#
2 728 (62.81%) .NET
3 680 (58.67%) SQL
4 661 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
5 659 (56.86%) SQL Server
6 500 (43.14%) Microsoft
7 454 (39.17%) JavaScript
8 418 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 405 (34.94%) HTML
10 399 (34.43%) ASP.NET
11 380 (32.79%) MVC
12 362 (31.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 330 (28.47%) CSS
14 316 (27.26%) Finance
15 297 (25.63%) Git (software)
16 291 (25.11%) Problem-Solving
17 253 (21.83%) Degree
18 249 (21.48%) DevOps
19 240 (20.71%) HTML5
20 232 (20.02%) ASP.NET Web API
21 226 (19.50%) TDD
22 221 (19.07%) T-SQL
23 211 (18.21%) AngularJS
24 209 (18.03%) jQuery
25 207 (17.86%) Software Engineering
26 205 (17.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 204 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
28 192 (16.57%) Windows
29 190 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
30 189 (16.31%) Amazon AWS

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
1 131 (11.30%) CMS
2 104 (8.97%) EPiServer
3 93 (8.02%) SharePoint
4 57 (4.92%) IIS
5 52 (4.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 48 (4.14%) Confluence
7 35 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (2.67%) Apache
9 27 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (1.81%) Apache Spark
11 15 (1.29%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.04%) Apache Pig
12 12 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.95%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.69%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.35%) nginx
16 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.26%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.26%) Revit
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.086%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.086%) Mingle
8 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.086%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 45 (3.88%) Eloqua
2 41 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.29%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.69%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.26%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.086%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 418 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 189 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (8.28%) npm
4 49 (4.23%) Azure Data Factory
5 46 (3.97%) PaaS
6 44 (3.80%) IaaS
7 33 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (2.76%) Office 365
9 31 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
10 29 (2.50%) GitHub
11 23 (1.98%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 20 (1.73%) SaaS
13 19 (1.64%) Serverless
14 18 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (1.29%) Data Lake Analytics
15 15 (1.29%) NuGet
16 13 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (1.12%) Google Analytics
17 12 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
18 9 (0.78%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.19%) HTTP
2 12 (1.04%) Firewall
3 11 (0.95%) Internet
4 8 (0.69%) DNS
5 6 (0.52%) Intranet
5 6 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.35%) WAN
7 3 (0.26%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.26%) VPN
8 2 (0.17%) CTI
8 2 (0.17%) DHCP
8 2 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.086%) Broadband
9 1 (0.086%) LAN
9 1 (0.086%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.086%) RS-232
9 1 (0.086%) RS-422
9 1 (0.086%) RS-485
9 1 (0.086%) SAN
9 1 (0.086%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 205 (17.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 179 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 163 (14.06%) NoSQL
5 130 (11.22%) MongoDB
6 124 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
7 101 (8.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 95 (8.20%) Power BI
9 82 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 80 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 78 (6.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 71 (6.13%) Couchbase
13 69 (5.95%) SQL Server 2016
14 68 (5.87%) Big Data
15 63 (5.44%) SQL Server 2014
16 58 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
17 46 (3.97%) CouchDB
18 45 (3.88%) Relational Database
19 43 (3.71%) Data Lake
20 39 (3.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 362 (31.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 297 (25.63%) Git (software)
3 183 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 181 (15.62%) Selenium
5 152 (13.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 145 (12.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 101 (8.71%) Jenkins
8 97 (8.37%) gulp
8 97 (8.37%) Protractor
9 93 (8.02%) Mocha
9 93 (8.02%) Sinon.JS
10 92 (7.94%) Karma Test Runner
11 89 (7.68%) Bower
12 82 (7.08%) JIRA
13 64 (5.52%) NUnit
14 53 (4.57%) Subversion
15 48 (4.14%) webpack
16 42 (3.62%) WebDriver
17 33 (2.85%) Eclipse
17 33 (2.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 316 (27.26%) Finance
2 93 (8.02%) Marketing
3 77 (6.64%) Advertising
4 61 (5.26%) Banking
5 50 (4.31%) Retail
6 29 (2.50%) Law
7 25 (2.16%) Games
8 15 (1.29%) Back Office
8 15 (1.29%) Front Office
9 11 (0.95%) Legal
10 9 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.60%) Publishing
13 4 (0.35%) French Language
13 4 (0.35%) Local Government
13 4 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
13 4 (0.35%) Swedish Language
14 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 709 (61.17%) Developer
2 351 (30.28%) .NET Developer
3 273 (23.55%) C# Developer
4 195 (16.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (9.66%) SQL Developer
6 95 (8.20%) Architect
7 83 (7.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 78 (6.73%) Software Developer
9 71 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 69 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 65 (5.61%) Analyst
12 51 (4.40%) Web Developer
13 50 (4.31%) Consultant
14 49 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 47 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 40 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
17 38 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
18 37 (3.19%) Junior
19 36 (3.11%) .NET Software Developer
20 34 (2.93%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 728 (62.81%) .NET
2 405 (34.94%) HTML
3 399 (34.43%) ASP.NET
4 330 (28.47%) CSS
5 240 (20.71%) HTML5
6 232 (20.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 211 (18.21%) AngularJS
8 209 (18.03%) jQuery
9 204 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 186 (16.05%) .NET Framework
11 169 (14.58%) CSS3
12 165 (14.24%) Web Services
13 153 (13.20%) RESTful
14 149 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 148 (12.77%) WCF
16 127 (10.96%) Sass
16 127 (10.96%) SOAP
17 125 (10.79%) Entity Framework
18 123 (10.61%) XML
19 114 (9.84%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.32%) User Experience
2 98 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 65 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
5 52 (4.49%) Fintech
6 43 (3.71%) Cloud Native
7 42 (3.62%) Fixed Income
7 42 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (3.54%) Equities
9 38 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (3.19%) Management Information System
11 27 (2.33%) Algorithms
12 26 (2.24%) Derivative
13 25 (2.16%) N-Tier
14 24 (2.07%) Data Structures
15 19 (1.64%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.64%) Reinsurance
16 18 (1.55%) Virtual Team
17 17 (1.47%) Client/Server
18 16 (1.38%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 192 (16.57%) Windows
2 38 (3.28%) Linux
3 26 (2.24%) Android
3 26 (2.24%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.29%) VMS
6 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.35%) CentOS
7 4 (0.35%) Unix
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.26%) HPUX
8 3 (0.26%) MVS
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.086%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (32.79%) MVC
3 291 (25.11%) Problem-Solving
4 249 (21.48%) DevOps
5 226 (19.50%) TDD
6 207 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 190 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
8 174 (15.01%) Analytics
9 172 (14.84%) BDD
10 158 (13.63%) Microservices
11 152 (13.11%) Test Automation
12 151 (13.03%) SDLC
13 149 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
14 140 (12.08%) Scrum
15 127 (10.96%) Data Science
16 125 (10.79%) ETL
17 119 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 109 (9.40%) Web Development
19 105 (9.06%) Responsive Web Design
19 105 (9.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 852 (73.51%) C#
2 680 (58.67%) SQL
3 454 (39.17%) JavaScript
4 221 (19.07%) T-SQL
5 107 (9.23%) Java
6 91 (7.85%) PowerShell
7 87 (7.51%) Python
8 52 (4.49%) C++
9 36 (3.11%) VB.NET
9 36 (3.11%) VBA
10 29 (2.50%) VB
11 28 (2.42%) TypeScript
12 27 (2.33%) C
13 22 (1.90%) U-SQL
14 21 (1.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 18 (1.55%) PHP
16 17 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.47%) Ruby
17 14 (1.21%) F#
18 13 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 253 (21.83%) Degree
2 47 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (3.71%) SAFe Agilist
4 39 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (3.19%) ISEB
6 33 (2.85%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.73%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.86%) MCT
11 9 (0.78%) MCSE
12 7 (0.60%) CISSP
13 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
16 1 (0.086%) MCAD
16 1 (0.086%) MCSD
16 1 (0.086%) Numerate Degree
16 1 (0.086%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (10.27%) QA
2 28 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.90%) GDPR
4 8 (0.69%) EMIR
4 8 (0.69%) MiFID
5 4 (0.35%) FATCA
5 4 (0.35%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (6.21%) Docker
2 50 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.086%) GridGain
7 1 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.086%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (3.28%) Kubernetes
1 38 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (2.50%) Terraform
3 27 (2.33%) Puppet
4 23 (1.98%) Ansible
5 22 (1.90%) Automic
6 15 (1.29%) Dollar Universe
6 15 (1.29%) HP ALM
6 15 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.86%) Kibana
8 6 (0.52%) logstash
8 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.43%) Grafana
9 5 (0.43%) Mesos
9 5 (0.43%) SCOM
10 4 (0.35%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 500 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 110 (9.49%) Oracle
3 57 (4.92%) Sitecore
4 43 (3.71%) Marketo
5 36 (3.11%) Alias
6 23 (1.98%) Pega
7 20 (1.73%) HP
8 18 (1.55%) IBM
9 15 (1.29%) SAP
10 14 (1.21%) Google
10 14 (1.21%) Tableau
10 14 (1.21%) VMware
11 13 (1.12%) Cognos
11 13 (1.12%) New Relic
12 11 (0.95%) Infragistics
13 10 (0.86%) AppDynamics
13 10 (0.86%) Databricks
13 10 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 9 (0.78%) Dynatrace
15 8 (0.69%) FIS