Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 237 219
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 636 965 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.53% 1.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% 7.92% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 506 752 965
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £86,250 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 9,751 12,191 14,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.12% 19.37% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7,584 9,614 11,541
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -34 160 £57,500 +2.68% 30
South London +28 68 £57,500 - 5
West London -4 27 £50,000 -4.76% 24
East London +1 3 £56,250 -6.25% 11
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 466 (73.27%) C#
2 447 (70.28%) .NET
3 402 (63.21%) SQL Server
4 323 (50.79%) Microsoft
5 320 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
6 296 (46.54%) ASP.NET
7 288 (45.28%) SQL
8 260 (40.88%) Azure
9 249 (39.15%) MVC
10 240 (37.74%) JavaScript
11 174 (27.36%) Git (software)
12 173 (27.20%) Finance
13 159 (25.00%) HTML
13 159 (25.00%) Windows
14 157 (24.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 156 (24.53%) .NET Framework
16 152 (23.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 138 (21.70%) DevOps
18 136 (21.38%) REST
19 135 (21.23%) AngularJS
20 134 (21.07%) TDD
21 133 (20.91%) CSS
22 127 (19.97%) Scrum
23 121 (19.03%) XML
24 115 (18.08%) WCF
25 114 (17.92%) Problem-Solving
26 109 (17.14%) Web Development
26 109 (17.14%) Software Engineering
27 106 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
28 102 (16.04%) 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 60 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 55 (8.65%) IIS
3 38 (5.97%) EPiServer
4 27 (4.25%) CMS
5 13 (2.04%) Confluence
6 9 (1.42%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.63%) GemFire
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.47%) WordPress
11 2 (0.31%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.94%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Maya
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 260 (40.88%) Azure
2 79 (12.42%) Power Platform
3 50 (7.86%) AWS
4 35 (5.50%) Office 365
5 25 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (3.62%) PowerApps
7 21 (3.30%) Microsoft Flow
8 20 (3.14%) GitHub
8 20 (3.14%) PaaS
9 17 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (2.67%) ShareGate
10 16 (2.52%) Serverless
11 15 (2.36%) npm
12 14 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
13 11 (1.73%) SaaS
14 8 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
15 7 (1.10%) NuGet
16 5 (0.79%) Google Analytics
17 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.82%) Internet
2 9 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (1.10%) Extranet
3 7 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (0.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.16%) PCoIP
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (63.21%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (9.59%) NoSQL
3 61 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (9.12%) Power BI
5 56 (8.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (8.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 42 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (4.87%) Cosmos DB
9 29 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (4.40%) Relational Database
11 27 (4.25%) Big Data
12 22 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (3.30%) Oracle Database
14 20 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (3.14%) Couchbase
14 20 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (2.52%) MySQL
16 14 (2.20%) RDBMS
16 14 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 174 (27.36%) Git (software)
2 157 (24.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (8.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 54 (8.49%) NUnit
5 46 (7.23%) JIRA
6 43 (6.76%) SpecFlow
7 36 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 26 (4.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 25 (3.93%) Visual Studio Code
11 24 (3.77%) Jasmine
12 23 (3.62%) TeamCity
13 20 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (2.67%) Grunt
15 14 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (2.20%) Postman
15 14 (2.20%) Subversion
16 12 (1.89%) ReSharper
16 12 (1.89%) Selenium
17 11 (1.73%) JMeter
General
1 173 (27.20%) Finance
2 38 (5.97%) Games
3 36 (5.66%) Retail
4 20 (3.14%) Banking
5 19 (2.99%) Law
6 16 (2.52%) Legal
7 14 (2.20%) Public Sector
8 12 (1.89%) Back Office
8 12 (1.89%) Marketing
9 9 (1.42%) Front Office
10 8 (1.26%) Publishing
11 6 (0.94%) Housing Association
11 6 (0.94%) iGaming
11 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.47%) French Language
12 3 (0.47%) German Language
12 3 (0.47%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 395 (62.11%) Developer
2 180 (28.30%) .NET Developer
3 157 (24.69%) C# Developer
4 120 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.86%) SQL Developer
7 44 (6.92%) Software Engineer
8 39 (6.13%) Analyst
8 39 (6.13%) Architect
9 38 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
10 31 (4.87%) Senior C# Developer
11 27 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (4.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (3.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 24 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
14 24 (3.77%) C++ Developer
15 22 (3.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 22 (3.46%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (70.28%) .NET
2 296 (46.54%) ASP.NET
3 159 (25.00%) HTML
4 156 (24.53%) .NET Framework
5 152 (23.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 136 (21.38%) REST
7 135 (21.23%) AngularJS
8 133 (20.91%) CSS
9 121 (19.03%) XML
10 115 (18.08%) WCF
11 106 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 98 (15.41%) Web Services
13 88 (13.84%) Entity Framework
14 84 (13.21%) .NET Core
15 78 (12.26%) JSON
15 78 (12.26%) SOAP
16 74 (11.64%) React
17 62 (9.75%) jQuery
18 58 (9.12%) HTML5
19 48 (7.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.82%) User Experience
3 33 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.14%) Blog
5 20 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.57%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.47%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.47%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (25.00%) Windows
2 31 (4.87%) Unix
3 25 (3.93%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.30%) Android
5 20 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.83%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.04%) Linux
7 13 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (39.15%) MVC
3 138 (21.70%) DevOps
4 134 (21.07%) TDD
5 127 (19.97%) Scrum
6 114 (17.92%) Problem-Solving
7 109 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 109 (17.14%) Web Development
8 94 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
9 78 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (11.16%) SDLC
11 67 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 65 (10.22%) Microservices
13 61 (9.59%) OO
14 60 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (9.43%) Test Automation
15 55 (8.65%) Integration Testing
16 54 (8.49%) Unit Testing
17 53 (8.33%) User Stories
18 45 (7.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 466 (73.27%) C#
2 288 (45.28%) SQL
3 240 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 102 (16.04%) T-SQL
5 78 (12.26%) Python
6 67 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 56 (8.81%) Java
8 50 (7.86%) C++
9 47 (7.39%) TypeScript
10 45 (7.08%) VB
11 36 (5.66%) VB.NET
12 35 (5.50%) XPath
13 30 (4.72%) PL/SQL
14 22 (3.46%) VBA
15 15 (2.36%) VB6
16 14 (2.20%) ES6
17 13 (2.04%) ES7
18 8 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
19 7 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (7.70%) Degree
2 19 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.42%) CCNP
4 9 (1.42%) MCSE
5 8 (1.26%) CCNA
5 8 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.26%) MCSA
5 8 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.10%) JNCIA
7 6 (0.94%) CIPD
7 6 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) HNC
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CAPM
9 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMP
10 1 (0.16%) MCPD
10 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.66%) QA
2 18 (2.83%) SLA
3 14 (2.20%) GDPR
4 9 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.31%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (5.03%) Hyper-V
2 24 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.46%) Docker
4 2 (0.31%) KVM
4 2 (0.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.16%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (3.30%) Kubernetes
3 20 (3.14%) Automic
4 10 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.79%) Ansible
6 3 (0.47%) SCCM
7 2 (0.31%) Terraform
7 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.16%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 323 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.03%) Oracle
3 24 (3.77%) VMware
4 23 (3.62%) SAP
5 22 (3.46%) Citrix
6 20 (3.14%) Cadence
6 20 (3.14%) Databricks
6 20 (3.14%) FactSet
7 16 (2.52%) Xamarin
8 15 (2.36%) Tableau
9 14 (2.20%) New Relic
10 13 (2.04%) DevExpress
11 12 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.73%) HP
13 8 (1.26%) Google
13 8 (1.26%) Workday
14 7 (1.10%) Infragistics
14 7 (1.10%) Perforce
15 6 (0.94%) Informatica
15 6 (0.94%) UiPath