Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 206 244
Rank change year-on-year -60 +38 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 792 1,214 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.74% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.88% 8.51% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 634 991 870
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,675
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 11,512 14,258 13,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.98% 20.39% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9,162 11,583 11,560
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 £37,800 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 -50 190 £57,500 - 8
West London -38 45 £70,000 +55.56% 2
South London +5 37 £52,500 +16.67%
East London +11 12 £51,516 -6.33%
North London +18 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 631 (79.67%) C#
2 537 (67.80%) .NET
3 426 (53.79%) SQL
4 415 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
5 400 (50.51%) SQL Server
6 370 (46.72%) Microsoft
7 343 (43.31%) ASP.NET
8 281 (35.48%) JavaScript
9 262 (33.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 246 (31.06%) MVC
11 223 (28.16%) Finance
12 219 (27.65%) HTML
13 198 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 182 (22.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 174 (21.97%) Git (software)
16 169 (21.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 168 (21.21%) DevOps
18 159 (20.08%) CSS
19 153 (19.32%) Web Services
20 145 (18.31%) T-SQL
21 144 (18.18%) AngularJS
22 139 (17.55%) Windows
23 130 (16.41%) Test Automation
24 127 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 125 (15.78%) HTML5
26 122 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
26 122 (15.40%) Visual Studio Team System
27 120 (15.15%) .NET Framework
28 119 (15.03%) Web Development
28 119 (15.03%) SQL Server Reporting 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 66 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 50 (6.31%) IIS
3 32 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 29 (3.66%) Confluence
5 24 (3.03%) Apache
6 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.14%) CMS
8 9 (1.14%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.51%) SAS
10 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.25%) Kentico
12 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 39 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.76%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.76%) InVision
7 5 (0.63%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.51%) Notepad++
9 1 (0.13%) ArchiCAD
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.13%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.13%) Revit
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (7.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.13%) Endur
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 262 (33.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.42%) Azure Data Factory
4 33 (4.17%) Office 365
5 28 (3.54%) Dynamics 365
6 24 (3.03%) Serverless
7 23 (2.90%) GitHub
8 22 (2.78%) PaaS
9 18 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (2.15%) SaaS
11 16 (2.02%) Azure Functions
12 12 (1.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 10 (1.26%) NuGet
14 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.01%) npm
15 7 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.88%) IaaS
15 7 (0.88%) Trello
16 5 (0.63%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.41%) HTTP
2 13 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.26%) Internet
4 8 (1.01%) DNS
5 3 (0.38%) SMS
6 2 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) Skype
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 127 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 119 (15.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (8.71%) Cosmos DB
5 66 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (7.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 45 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 42 (5.30%) NoSQL
9 39 (4.92%) Power BI
10 35 (4.42%) Data Lake
10 35 (4.42%) Relational Database
11 34 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (3.91%) Redis
13 27 (3.41%) Big Data
14 26 (3.28%) Hadoop
15 23 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (2.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 182 (22.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 174 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 122 (15.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 79 (9.97%) Selenium
5 64 (8.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 59 (7.45%) TeamCity
7 55 (6.94%) JIRA
8 45 (5.68%) NUnit
9 43 (5.43%) Jenkins
10 41 (5.18%) SpecFlow
11 38 (4.80%) WebDriver
12 35 (4.42%) ReSharper
13 28 (3.54%) Visual Studio Code
14 23 (2.90%) LINQPad
15 22 (2.78%) Subversion
16 20 (2.53%) Cucumber
17 18 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 17 (2.15%) Fiddler
19 16 (2.02%) SoapUI
20 15 (1.89%) MSTest
General
1 223 (28.16%) Finance
2 57 (7.20%) Banking
3 39 (4.92%) Marketing
4 22 (2.78%) Back Office
5 21 (2.65%) Retail
6 16 (2.02%) Advertising
6 16 (2.02%) Billing
7 11 (1.39%) Norwegian Language
8 10 (1.26%) French Language
8 10 (1.26%) Front Office
8 10 (1.26%) Swedish Language
9 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.38%) Games
12 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 471 (59.47%) Developer
2 236 (29.80%) .NET Developer
3 227 (28.66%) C# Developer
4 148 (18.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (8.96%) SQL Developer
6 70 (8.84%) Senior Developer
7 59 (7.45%) Architect
8 52 (6.57%) Software Developer
9 51 (6.44%) Analyst
10 45 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 45 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
11 44 (5.56%) Web Developer
12 38 (4.80%) Software Engineer
13 34 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (3.41%) C# Web Developer
14 27 (3.41%) Lead Developer
14 27 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
15 26 (3.28%) Azure Developer
16 25 (3.16%) .NET Software Engineer
16 25 (3.16%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (67.80%) .NET
2 343 (43.31%) ASP.NET
3 219 (27.65%) HTML
4 198 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 169 (21.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 159 (20.08%) CSS
7 153 (19.32%) Web Services
8 144 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 125 (15.78%) HTML5
10 120 (15.15%) .NET Framework
11 103 (13.01%) WCF
12 92 (11.62%) JSON
13 88 (11.11%) Entity Framework
14 86 (10.86%) XML
15 82 (10.35%) jQuery
16 80 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 68 (8.59%) REST
18 64 (8.08%) React
19 62 (7.83%) RESTful
20 56 (7.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.60%) Fintech
2 69 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (8.33%) User Experience
4 44 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 25 (3.16%) Reinsurance
9 23 (2.90%) Client/Server
10 18 (2.27%) Equities
11 12 (1.52%) Blog
12 11 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.39%) Social Media
13 10 (1.26%) Cloud Native
13 10 (1.26%) Derivative
13 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 9 (1.14%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 139 (17.55%) Windows
2 30 (3.79%) Linux
3 20 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.40%) Android
4 19 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.76%) Unix
6 5 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) VMS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (31.06%) MVC
3 168 (21.21%) DevOps
4 130 (16.41%) Test Automation
5 122 (15.40%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (15.03%) Web Development
7 108 (13.64%) TDD
8 106 (13.38%) Scrum
9 103 (13.01%) SDLC
10 93 (11.74%) Software Engineering
11 90 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 89 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (9.97%) Microservices
14 73 (9.22%) CRM
15 72 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
16 64 (8.08%) Front End Development
16 64 (8.08%) Migration
17 61 (7.70%) Analytics
18 56 (7.07%) Asset Management
19 53 (6.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 631 (79.67%) C#
2 426 (53.79%) SQL
3 281 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 145 (18.31%) T-SQL
5 81 (10.23%) Python
6 74 (9.34%) PowerShell
7 56 (7.07%) Java
8 36 (4.55%) C++
9 29 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 23 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.40%) C
12 18 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.89%) VB
13 15 (1.89%) VBA
14 13 (1.64%) Objective-C
15 12 (1.52%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.26%) VBScript
17 8 (1.01%) PHP
17 8 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (8.96%) Degree
2 22 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.88%) MCSE
7 6 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.63%) CISSP
8 5 (0.63%) ISEB
8 5 (0.63%) MCAD
8 5 (0.63%) MCSD
9 4 (0.51%) MCDBA
9 4 (0.51%) MCP
9 4 (0.51%) PhD
10 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.25%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.32%) QA
2 10 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.63%) GDPR
4 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 64 (8.08%) Docker
2 23 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) LXC
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (4.55%) Terraform
2 34 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.04%) Kubernetes
4 31 (3.91%) Ansible
5 27 (3.41%) Puppet
6 5 (0.63%) Grafana
6 5 (0.63%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.51%) QRadar
7 4 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.25%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.13%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 370 (46.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.29%) Oracle
3 18 (2.27%) Pega
4 16 (2.02%) Databricks
5 12 (1.52%) Adobe
5 12 (1.52%) Google
6 11 (1.39%) IBM
6 11 (1.39%) Infragistics
7 10 (1.26%) VMware
7 10 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.01%) Splunk
9 7 (0.88%) Cisco
9 7 (0.88%) Cognizant
10 6 (0.76%) BT
11 5 (0.63%) Alibaba
11 5 (0.63%) HP
11 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.63%) Veracode
12 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.51%) Tableau