Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 284 214 239
Rank change year-on-year -70 +25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 633 1,199 1,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.74% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.14% 8.71% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 506 919 968
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +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 10,316 13,758 15,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.42% 19.97% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8,381 10,935 12,081
London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +7.14%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -76 156 £60,000 +9.09% 33
South London +34 69 £57,500 +15.00% 4
West London -16 57 £61,500 +36.67% 15
East London +16 6 £60,000 - 3
North London -4 3 £46,500 -15.45% 5
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 509 (80.41%) C#
2 441 (69.67%) .NET
3 356 (56.24%) Microsoft
4 348 (54.98%) SQL Server
5 343 (54.19%) SQL
6 312 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (39.18%) Finance
8 247 (39.02%) ASP.NET
9 241 (38.07%) JavaScript
10 221 (34.91%) Azure
11 190 (30.02%) MVC
12 177 (27.96%) HTML
13 156 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 151 (23.85%) T-SQL
14 151 (23.85%) DevOps
15 147 (23.22%) Git (software)
16 144 (22.75%) CSS
17 134 (21.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 130 (20.54%) Windows
19 123 (19.43%) Web Development
20 122 (19.27%) .NET Framework
21 117 (18.48%) Test Automation
22 115 (18.17%) Problem-Solving
23 114 (18.01%) REST
24 112 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
25 106 (16.75%) Degree
26 105 (16.59%) AngularJS
27 103 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 103 (16.27%) Python
28 101 (15.96%) TDD

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 42 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.27%) IIS
3 25 (3.95%) CMS
4 21 (3.32%) Confluence
5 20 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (2.37%) EPiServer
7 14 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.90%) Apache
9 11 (1.74%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.11%) ArcGIS
11 7 (1.11%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.95%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.47%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.32%) Kentico
15 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 24 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.26%) Mathematica
4 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.79%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.32%) InVision
6 2 (0.32%) Sketch
7 1 (0.16%) ArchiCAD
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Maya
7 1 (0.16%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.32%) Endur
4 2 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 221 (34.91%) Azure
2 80 (12.64%) Power Platform
3 70 (11.06%) AWS
4 29 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
5 27 (4.27%) Office 365
6 25 (3.95%) SaaS
7 19 (3.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 19 (3.00%) Serverless
8 18 (2.84%) PaaS
9 15 (2.37%) GCP
10 13 (2.05%) PowerApps
11 11 (1.74%) Azure Functions
11 11 (1.74%) Trello
12 10 (1.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 9 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (1.42%) NuGet
14 7 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (1.11%) GitHub
14 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.00%) Internet
2 8 (1.26%) DHCP
2 8 (1.26%) DNS
3 6 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (0.95%) SAN
3 6 (0.95%) SMTP
4 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.63%) Intranet
6 3 (0.47%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.47%) IPv6
7 2 (0.32%) HTTP
7 2 (0.32%) Network Security
7 2 (0.32%) Skype
7 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.16%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.16%) PBX
8 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.16%) SNMP
8 1 (0.16%) SSL
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (54.98%) SQL Server
2 103 (16.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (15.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 80 (12.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 75 (11.85%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (11.53%) Power BI
7 47 (7.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (6.95%) NoSQL
9 36 (5.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (4.42%) Cosmos DB
11 25 (3.95%) Big Data
12 23 (3.63%) Redis
13 22 (3.48%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (3.00%) Data Lake
15 18 (2.84%) MongoDB
16 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (2.53%) Oracle Database
18 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
19 14 (2.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 13 (2.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 156 (24.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 147 (23.22%) Git (software)
3 78 (12.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 63 (9.95%) JIRA
5 61 (9.64%) Selenium
6 47 (7.42%) NUnit
7 44 (6.95%) TeamCity
8 43 (6.79%) SpecFlow
9 41 (6.48%) ReSharper
10 34 (5.37%) Subversion
10 34 (5.37%) Visual Studio Code
11 25 (3.95%) Bitbucket
12 23 (3.63%) PyCharm
13 21 (3.32%) Cucumber
13 21 (3.32%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 20 (3.16%) JMeter
15 19 (3.00%) LINQPad
15 19 (3.00%) WebDriver
16 18 (2.84%) Jenkins
17 17 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 248 (39.18%) Finance
2 25 (3.95%) Marketing
3 23 (3.63%) Banking
4 22 (3.48%) Retail
5 11 (1.74%) Games
6 8 (1.26%) Back Office
7 6 (0.95%) Advertising
7 6 (0.95%) Legal
7 6 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.79%) French Language
8 5 (0.79%) Front Office
8 5 (0.79%) Law
8 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.79%) Norwegian Language
8 5 (0.79%) Swedish Language
9 4 (0.63%) Billing
9 4 (0.63%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Local Government
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 402 (63.51%) Developer
2 171 (27.01%) .NET Developer
3 169 (26.70%) C# Developer
4 129 (20.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 92 (14.53%) SQL Developer
6 63 (9.95%) Senior Developer
7 38 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 36 (5.69%) Software Developer
9 34 (5.37%) Senior C# Developer
10 32 (5.06%) Architect
11 31 (4.90%) SQL Server Developer
12 26 (4.11%) Analyst
12 26 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 25 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 23 (3.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.63%) Test Engineer
15 21 (3.32%) Azure Developer
16 20 (3.16%) WinForms Developer
17 19 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (69.67%) .NET
2 247 (39.02%) ASP.NET
3 177 (27.96%) HTML
4 144 (22.75%) CSS
5 134 (21.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 122 (19.27%) .NET Framework
7 114 (18.01%) REST
8 105 (16.59%) AngularJS
9 96 (15.17%) WCF
10 93 (14.69%) XML
11 91 (14.38%) Web Services
12 89 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (13.11%) HTML5
14 73 (11.53%) .NET Core
15 69 (10.90%) React
16 67 (10.58%) Entity Framework
17 64 (10.11%) jQuery
18 55 (8.69%) JSON
19 51 (8.06%) WPF
20 44 (6.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.37%) Reinsurance
4 33 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 29 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (4.42%) User Experience
7 20 (3.16%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (2.05%) Robotics
10 8 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.26%) CUDA
10 8 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.63%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 130 (20.54%) Windows
2 21 (3.32%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.00%) Linux
4 14 (2.21%) Android
4 14 (2.21%) Unix
5 12 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.90%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.32%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (30.02%) MVC
3 151 (23.85%) DevOps
4 123 (19.43%) Web Development
5 117 (18.48%) Test Automation
6 115 (18.17%) Problem-Solving
7 112 (17.69%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (15.96%) TDD
9 96 (15.17%) Unit Testing
10 92 (14.53%) Software Engineering
11 87 (13.74%) OO
12 85 (13.43%) Scrum
13 74 (11.69%) Integration Testing
14 72 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (10.11%) Mentoring
16 58 (9.16%) Computer Science
17 55 (8.69%) SDLC
18 51 (8.06%) Fintech
19 49 (7.74%) Analytics
20 45 (7.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 509 (80.41%) C#
2 343 (54.19%) SQL
3 241 (38.07%) JavaScript
4 151 (23.85%) T-SQL
5 103 (16.27%) Python
6 70 (11.06%) PowerShell
7 56 (8.85%) Java
8 54 (8.53%) VB
9 46 (7.27%) VB.NET
10 34 (5.37%) C++
11 28 (4.42%) VB6
12 23 (3.63%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.84%) TypeScript
14 15 (2.37%) R
15 14 (2.21%) XPath
16 10 (1.58%) VBA
17 9 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.42%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.26%) Cython
19 7 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 106 (16.75%) Degree
2 45 (7.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.58%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.58%) MCSE
5 9 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.26%) MCSA
6 8 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.79%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.63%) ISEB
11 3 (0.47%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.47%) Server+ Certification
12 2 (0.32%) CISSP
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.53%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) DICOM
3 7 (1.11%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.74%) Docker
5 5 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.47%) KVM
7 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) LXC
8 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.16%) XenApp
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.37%) SQL Sentry
3 9 (1.42%) Automic
3 9 (1.42%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.42%) Terraform
4 8 (1.26%) Dollar Universe
5 6 (0.95%) Puppet
5 6 (0.95%) WSUS
6 5 (0.79%) SCCM
7 4 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.47%) Ansible
8 3 (0.47%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.16%) Control-M
10 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.16%) SCOM
10 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 356 (56.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.37%) Oracle
3 24 (3.79%) VMware
4 17 (2.69%) IBM
5 16 (2.53%) Databricks
6 13 (2.05%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.90%) Citrix
8 9 (1.42%) Veeam
8 9 (1.42%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.26%) Adobe
9 8 (1.26%) Cadence
9 8 (1.26%) FactSet
9 8 (1.26%) SAP
9 8 (1.26%) UiPath
10 7 (1.11%) Cisco
10 7 (1.11%) HP
11 6 (0.95%) ESRI
11 6 (0.95%) Mapbox
11 6 (0.95%) Meraki
12 5 (0.79%) Google