Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 290 266 239
Rank change year-on-year -24 -27 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 275 626 908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.25% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 6.57% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 275 525 769
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,750 £39,850 £40,800
90th Percentile £82,250 £82,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 5,956 9,529 11,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.04% 19.08% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4,851 7,433 9,601
Median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,129 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 2021. 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 +36 88 £75,000 +36.36% 21
West London +70 32 £70,000 +47.37% 8
South London -5 8 £48,750 -15.22% 2
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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.

1 192 (69.82%) .NET
2 171 (62.18%) C#
3 169 (61.45%) SQL
4 156 (56.73%) Azure
5 154 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (54.55%) JavaScript
7 144 (52.36%) Microsoft
8 132 (48.00%) CSS
9 130 (47.27%) HTML
10 114 (41.45%) SQL Server
11 106 (38.55%) ASP.NET
12 86 (31.27%) OO
13 85 (30.91%) Degree
14 83 (30.18%) XML
15 74 (26.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 72 (26.18%) Scrum
17 70 (25.45%) Web Development
17 70 (25.45%) Power Platform
18 69 (25.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 68 (24.73%) AngularJS
20 65 (23.64%) Git (software)
20 65 (23.64%) Windows
21 63 (22.91%) DevOps
22 61 (22.18%) MVC
23 60 (21.82%) TDD
24 59 (21.45%) ASP.NET Web API
24 59 (21.45%) Dynamics 365
25 56 (20.36%) WCF
25 56 (20.36%) CRM
26 55 (20.00%) T-SQL

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 24 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.64%) IIS
3 10 (3.64%) CMS
4 8 (2.91%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.55%) Confluence
6 4 (1.45%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.73%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.36%) Liferay
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (4.00%) InVision
2 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.00%) Sketch
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (19.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 156 (56.73%) Azure
2 70 (25.45%) Power Platform
3 59 (21.45%) Dynamics 365
4 36 (13.09%) PowerApps
5 27 (9.82%) AWS
6 22 (8.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 18 (6.55%) GCP
8 14 (5.09%) PaaS
9 13 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (4.36%) Logic Apps
11 11 (4.00%) npm
12 9 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (3.27%) IaaS
13 6 (2.18%) Serverless
14 5 (1.82%) GitHub
14 5 (1.82%) Microsoft 365
15 4 (1.45%) SaaS
16 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.73%) Azure Functions
17 1 (0.36%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) VPN
2 6 (2.18%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.73%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) AMQP
5 1 (0.36%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (41.45%) SQL Server
2 74 (26.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (25.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (8.36%) Power BI
5 21 (7.64%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.27%) Tableau
7 7 (2.55%) PowerPivot
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.18%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.82%) DTS
9 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 65 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.00%) Selenium
3 27 (9.82%) SpecFlow
4 20 (7.27%) Visual Studio Code
5 19 (6.91%) MSI
5 19 (6.91%) WiX
6 18 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (5.82%) Postman
8 13 (4.73%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.73%) JIRA
8 13 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (4.00%) Moq
10 10 (3.64%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.27%) Subversion
12 8 (2.91%) NUnit
12 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (1.45%) ReSharper
16 2 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 49 (17.82%) Finance
2 48 (17.45%) Banking
3 46 (16.73%) Private Banking
4 11 (4.00%) Retail
5 9 (3.27%) Games
6 6 (2.18%) Marketing
7 5 (1.82%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.45%) Back Office
8 4 (1.45%) Front Office
8 4 (1.45%) Legal
9 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.73%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (58.18%) Developer
2 49 (17.82%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 38 (13.82%) Consultant
5 34 (12.36%) Technical Leader
6 33 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (11.27%) Technical Consultant
8 25 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 24 (8.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (7.64%) Angular Developer
10 21 (7.64%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 18 (6.55%) Lead Developer
11 18 (6.55%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.00%) Architect
12 11 (4.00%) Tester
13 9 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) Data Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) Junior
13 9 (3.27%) Junior Developer
13 9 (3.27%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (69.82%) .NET
2 132 (48.00%) CSS
3 130 (47.27%) HTML
4 106 (38.55%) ASP.NET
5 83 (30.18%) XML
6 68 (24.73%) AngularJS
7 59 (21.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 56 (20.36%) WCF
9 52 (18.91%) REST
10 49 (17.82%) XSD
11 45 (16.36%) React
12 35 (12.73%) .NET Core
13 33 (12.00%) Entity Framework
13 33 (12.00%) HTML5
13 33 (12.00%) Vue.js
14 32 (11.64%) Web Services
15 29 (10.55%) JSON
15 29 (10.55%) Node.js
16 28 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (9.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.18%) User Experience
2 21 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 19 (6.91%) Web 2.0
5 16 (5.82%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.27%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.27%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.55%) Equities
8 7 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.18%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.82%) Social Media
11 4 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.45%) PMI
11 4 (1.45%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.64%) Windows
2 20 (7.27%) Linux
3 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.55%) VMS
4 4 (1.45%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (31.27%) OO
3 72 (26.18%) Scrum
4 70 (25.45%) Web Development
5 63 (22.91%) DevOps
6 61 (22.18%) MVC
7 60 (21.82%) TDD
8 56 (20.36%) CRM
9 54 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (17.09%) OOD
11 46 (16.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 38 (13.82%) Software Engineering
12 38 (13.82%) Test Automation
13 36 (13.09%) Analytics
14 32 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (10.18%) Visualisation
16 27 (9.82%) Data Visualisation
16 27 (9.82%) Fintech
17 26 (9.45%) Microservices
18 25 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 171 (62.18%) C#
2 169 (61.45%) SQL
3 150 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 55 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 36 (13.09%) TypeScript
6 34 (12.36%) Python
7 17 (6.18%) R
8 16 (5.82%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.73%) C++
9 13 (4.73%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.64%) Java
11 9 (3.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (2.91%) ES7
13 7 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.55%) C
14 6 (2.18%) Rust
14 6 (2.18%) VBA
15 5 (1.82%) ES6
15 5 (1.82%) VB
16 3 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 85 (30.91%) Degree
2 9 (3.27%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.36%) HNC
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.82%) Docker
2 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.73%) Ansible
1 13 (4.73%) Terraform
2 4 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 144 (52.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.36%) Adobe
3 7 (2.55%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.82%) ServiceNow
4 5 (1.82%) VMware
5 4 (1.45%) Alteryx
5 4 (1.45%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle
6 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.73%) Databricks
7 2 (0.73%) Google
7 2 (0.73%) Perforce
7 2 (0.73%) Remedy
7 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.73%) Telerik
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) iManage
8 1 (0.36%) Informatica
8 1 (0.36%) Intapp
8 1 (0.36%) UiPath