Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 228 232
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1,108 1,172 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.59% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.57% 8.04% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 851 985 998
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £73,750
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 12,933 14,572 14,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.46% 19.83% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10,220 11,751 12,412
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 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -22 273 £57,500 +9.52% 32
West London -33 63 £52,500 +16.67% 33
South London +31 52 £55,000 +4.76% 7
East London -6 18 £60,000 - 5
North London +16 6 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 851 (76.81%) C#
2 727 (65.61%) .NET
3 635 (57.31%) SQL Server
4 627 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
5 618 (55.78%) SQL
6 456 (41.16%) Microsoft
7 423 (38.18%) ASP.NET
8 414 (37.36%) JavaScript
9 399 (36.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 361 (32.58%) HTML
11 348 (31.41%) MVC
12 330 (29.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 292 (26.35%) Finance
14 274 (24.73%) CSS
15 268 (24.19%) Git (software)
16 255 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
17 233 (21.03%) DevOps
18 223 (20.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 211 (19.04%) HTML5
20 209 (18.86%) Windows
21 201 (18.14%) T-SQL
22 200 (18.05%) ASP.NET MVC
23 195 (17.60%) TDD
24 185 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
25 184 (16.61%) Degree
26 178 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 176 (15.88%) AngularJS
28 172 (15.52%) Software Engineering
29 167 (15.07%) .NET Framework
30 157 (14.17%) Web Services

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 86 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 85 (7.67%) CMS
3 69 (6.23%) EPiServer
4 62 (5.60%) IIS
5 51 (4.60%) Confluence
6 38 (3.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 35 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (2.80%) Apache Spark
9 28 (2.53%) Apache
9 28 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.99%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.72%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.63%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.090%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.090%) InDesign
9 1 (0.090%) Mingle
9 1 (0.090%) Snagit
9 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (2.98%) Eloqua
3 9 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.81%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.72%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 399 (36.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 185 (16.70%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (6.14%) npm
4 49 (4.42%) Azure Data Factory
5 41 (3.70%) PaaS
6 34 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
7 33 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (2.71%) GitHub
9 28 (2.53%) Office 365
10 21 (1.90%) IaaS
11 15 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
12 13 (1.17%) Serverless
13 12 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 12 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.99%) BlazeMeter
14 11 (0.99%) SaaS
15 10 (0.90%) BrowserStack
16 9 (0.81%) NuGet
17 8 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.33%) HTTP
2 13 (1.17%) Internet
3 10 (0.90%) DNS
4 8 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.63%) Firewall
6 5 (0.45%) WAN
7 3 (0.27%) Intranet
8 2 (0.18%) DHCP
8 2 (0.18%) SAN
8 2 (0.18%) VPN
9 1 (0.090%) Broadband
9 1 (0.090%) CTI
9 1 (0.090%) Extranet
9 1 (0.090%) LAN
9 1 (0.090%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.090%) RS-232
9 1 (0.090%) RS-422
9 1 (0.090%) RS-485
9 1 (0.090%) VLAN
9 1 (0.090%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (57.31%) SQL Server
2 178 (16.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 151 (13.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 134 (12.09%) NoSQL
5 105 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (8.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 93 (8.39%) MongoDB
8 82 (7.40%) Cosmos DB
9 71 (6.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 71 (6.41%) Power BI
10 68 (6.14%) SQL Server 2016
11 58 (5.23%) Big Data
11 58 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 58 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 57 (5.14%) Couchbase
13 56 (5.05%) SQL Server 2014
14 53 (4.78%) Relational Database
15 45 (4.06%) Crystal Reports
16 38 (3.43%) Data Lake
16 38 (3.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 330 (29.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 268 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 155 (13.99%) Selenium
4 145 (13.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 139 (12.55%) TeamCity
6 114 (10.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 87 (7.85%) JIRA
8 79 (7.13%) Jenkins
9 68 (6.14%) gulp
9 68 (6.14%) Protractor
10 63 (5.69%) Karma Test Runner
10 63 (5.69%) NUnit
11 62 (5.60%) Mocha
11 62 (5.60%) Sinon.JS
12 60 (5.42%) Bower
13 52 (4.69%) WebDriver
14 42 (3.79%) Subversion
15 37 (3.34%) SpecFlow
16 34 (3.07%) webpack
17 21 (1.90%) ReSharper
General
1 292 (26.35%) Finance
2 80 (7.22%) Marketing
3 61 (5.51%) Advertising
4 49 (4.42%) Banking
5 47 (4.24%) Retail
6 29 (2.62%) Back Office
7 24 (2.17%) Games
8 20 (1.81%) Law
9 15 (1.35%) Front Office
10 11 (0.99%) Billing
10 11 (0.99%) Legal
11 9 (0.81%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.63%) Norwegian Language
12 7 (0.63%) Publishing
13 6 (0.54%) French Language
13 6 (0.54%) Swedish Language
14 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.27%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 633 (57.13%) Developer
2 324 (29.24%) .NET Developer
3 269 (24.28%) C# Developer
4 188 (16.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 102 (9.21%) SQL Developer
6 96 (8.66%) Architect
7 78 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 78 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 74 (6.68%) Analyst
9 53 (4.78%) Software Developer
9 53 (4.78%) Web Developer
10 51 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
11 47 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 45 (4.06%) Consultant
13 44 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 38 (3.43%) Software Engineer
15 36 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
16 33 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 32 (2.89%) Lead Architect
18 31 (2.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 727 (65.61%) .NET
2 423 (38.18%) ASP.NET
3 361 (32.58%) HTML
4 274 (24.73%) CSS
5 223 (20.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 211 (19.04%) HTML5
7 200 (18.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 176 (15.88%) AngularJS
9 167 (15.07%) .NET Framework
10 157 (14.17%) Web Services
11 155 (13.99%) jQuery
12 132 (11.91%) RESTful
13 129 (11.64%) CSS3
14 127 (11.46%) WCF
15 126 (11.37%) SOAP
16 121 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 109 (9.84%) Entity Framework
18 105 (9.48%) XML
19 95 (8.57%) JSON
20 91 (8.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.39%) User Experience
3 66 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (4.60%) Fintech
4 51 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 46 (4.15%) Equities
5 46 (4.15%) Fixed Income
6 45 (4.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 45 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.89%) Cloud Native
9 28 (2.53%) Algorithms
10 25 (2.26%) Derivative
11 24 (2.17%) N-Tier
12 19 (1.71%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.53%) Reinsurance
14 16 (1.44%) Data Structures
15 14 (1.26%) CUDA
16 11 (0.99%) Clustering
16 11 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 209 (18.86%) Windows
2 42 (3.79%) Linux
3 28 (2.53%) Android
4 27 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.54%) Unix
6 6 (0.54%) VMS
7 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) MVS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.090%) CentOS
10 1 (0.090%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (31.41%) MVC
3 255 (23.01%) Problem-Solving
4 233 (21.03%) DevOps
5 195 (17.60%) TDD
6 172 (15.52%) Software Engineering
7 148 (13.36%) BDD
7 148 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
8 141 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 141 (12.73%) Test Automation
9 139 (12.55%) Microservices
10 134 (12.09%) Analytics
11 129 (11.64%) SDLC
12 128 (11.55%) Scrum
13 108 (9.75%) Web Development
14 100 (9.03%) Data Science
14 100 (9.03%) ETL
15 93 (8.39%) Unit Testing
16 92 (8.30%) OO
17 80 (7.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 851 (76.81%) C#
2 618 (55.78%) SQL
3 414 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 201 (18.14%) T-SQL
5 104 (9.39%) Python
6 94 (8.48%) Java
7 84 (7.58%) PowerShell
8 53 (4.78%) C++
9 40 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 35 (3.16%) C
11 32 (2.89%) VB
12 27 (2.44%) VBA
13 22 (1.99%) TypeScript
14 18 (1.62%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.62%) U-SQL
15 17 (1.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 17 (1.53%) R
16 16 (1.44%) PHP
17 15 (1.35%) F#
18 14 (1.26%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 184 (16.61%) Degree
2 39 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.71%) SAFe Agilist
5 26 (2.35%) ISTQB
6 23 (2.08%) ISEB
7 21 (1.90%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.08%) MCSE
10 11 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.90%) MCT
12 8 (0.72%) CISSP
13 7 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.36%) MCAD
15 4 (0.36%) MCDBA
15 4 (0.36%) MCSD
15 4 (0.36%) PhD
16 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
17 2 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (8.94%) QA
2 27 (2.44%) GDPR
3 25 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.72%) EMIR
4 8 (0.72%) MiFID
5 4 (0.36%) FATCA
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) PMO
6 3 (0.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (6.68%) Docker
2 37 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (4.15%) Terraform
2 37 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (3.16%) Ansible
4 33 (2.98%) Kubernetes
5 30 (2.71%) Puppet
6 10 (0.90%) Automic
6 10 (0.90%) Grafana
7 9 (0.81%) Dollar Universe
7 9 (0.81%) HP ALM
8 7 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.54%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.36%) QRadar
11 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 3 (0.27%) Mesos
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.27%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 456 (41.16%) Microsoft
2 107 (9.66%) Oracle
3 44 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 34 (3.07%) Pega
5 30 (2.71%) Marketo
6 28 (2.53%) Alias
7 23 (2.08%) IBM
8 19 (1.71%) Infragistics
9 18 (1.62%) Google
10 16 (1.44%) Databricks
11 12 (1.08%) Cognos
11 12 (1.08%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.99%) HP
13 10 (0.90%) New Relic
13 10 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.90%) VMware
14 9 (0.81%) SAP
15 8 (0.72%) CQG
15 8 (0.72%) Fidessa
15 8 (0.72%) SunGard