Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 232 215
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1,147 1,025 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.32% 7.53% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 970 923 1,132
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,567
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 13,793 13,616 15,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.88% 19.37% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,278 11,813 12,969
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +8 335 £55,000 - 42
West London +22 115 £47,500 -5.00% 33
East London +19 26 £60,000 - 9
South London -4 15 £52,500 +75.00% 1
North London +8 6 £47,500 -29.63% 9
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 875 (76.29%) C#
2 797 (69.49%) .NET
3 653 (56.93%) SQL Server
4 611 (53.27%) Microsoft
5 601 (52.40%) SQL
6 526 (45.86%) MVC
7 504 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
8 495 (43.16%) ASP.NET
9 479 (41.76%) JavaScript
10 350 (30.51%) HTML
11 341 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 319 (27.81%) Finance
13 316 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 308 (26.85%) CSS
15 301 (26.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 264 (23.02%) Windows
17 242 (21.10%) .NET Framework
18 237 (20.66%) AngularJS
19 226 (19.70%) Git (software)
20 215 (18.74%) jQuery
21 204 (17.79%) PowerShell
22 199 (17.35%) Web Services
23 198 (17.26%) DevOps
24 189 (16.48%) TDD
25 187 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 180 (15.69%) Web Development
27 178 (15.52%) HTML5
28 175 (15.26%) TeamCity
29 174 (15.17%) T-SQL
30 165 (14.39%) Scrum

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
1 160 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 117 (10.20%) CMS
3 105 (9.15%) IIS
4 78 (6.80%) EPiServer
5 53 (4.62%) Umbraco
6 44 (3.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (2.62%) Confluence
8 28 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.05%) WordPress
12 11 (0.96%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.70%) Apache
15 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.26%) nginx
16 3 (0.26%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 50 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.87%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.26%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.087%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.087%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 48 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.96%) MetaTrader
4 10 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.70%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.44%) ReMetrica
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.17%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.087%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.087%) Relativity
9 1 (0.087%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.087%) Unica
9 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 341 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (14.30%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (8.54%) Office 365
4 66 (5.75%) IaaS
5 48 (4.18%) PaaS
6 44 (3.84%) GitHub
7 39 (3.40%) Serverless
8 30 (2.62%) Azure Data Factory
8 30 (2.62%) npm
9 24 (2.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 21 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (1.48%) Yammer
13 15 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.13%) SaaS
16 11 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 10 (0.87%) BlazeMeter
18 9 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.41%) Intranet
2 59 (5.14%) Internet
3 32 (2.79%) VPN
4 29 (2.53%) Firewall
5 18 (1.57%) SSL
6 10 (0.87%) NetScaler
7 9 (0.78%) DNS
8 7 (0.61%) AMQP
9 5 (0.44%) ATM
9 5 (0.44%) Network Security
10 4 (0.35%) HTTP
10 4 (0.35%) SMS
11 2 (0.17%) DHCP
11 2 (0.17%) FTP
11 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.17%) SAN
12 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (56.93%) SQL Server
2 187 (16.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 142 (12.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 80 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 77 (6.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 68 (5.93%) Relational Database
9 55 (4.80%) NoSQL
10 54 (4.71%) Power BI
11 47 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (4.01%) Crystal Reports
13 40 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 40 (3.49%) MySQL
14 39 (3.40%) MongoDB
15 38 (3.31%) Oracle Database
16 37 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
17 36 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
18 35 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
19 27 (2.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 301 (26.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 226 (19.70%) Git (software)
3 175 (15.26%) TeamCity
4 103 (8.98%) JIRA
5 100 (8.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 98 (8.54%) Selenium
7 77 (6.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 58 (5.06%) SpecFlow
9 51 (4.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 41 (3.57%) Eclipse
11 40 (3.49%) Protractor
12 39 (3.40%) Subversion
13 33 (2.88%) NUnit
14 28 (2.44%) gulp
15 27 (2.35%) Bower
16 26 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
16 26 (2.27%) Mocha
17 25 (2.18%) Sinon.JS
18 24 (2.09%) Cucumber
19 23 (2.01%) Jenkins
General
1 319 (27.81%) Finance
2 91 (7.93%) Banking
3 75 (6.54%) Investment Banking
4 54 (4.71%) Retail Banking
5 46 (4.01%) Retail
6 43 (3.75%) Marketing
7 40 (3.49%) Games
8 26 (2.27%) Advertising
9 22 (1.92%) Back Office
10 17 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.39%) Legal
12 12 (1.05%) Front Office
13 11 (0.96%) Law
14 9 (0.78%) Publishing
15 8 (0.70%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.44%) Military
19 3 (0.26%) Local Government
19 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 747 (65.13%) Developer
2 323 (28.16%) .NET Developer
3 320 (27.90%) C# Developer
4 217 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 147 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 115 (10.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 97 (8.46%) Analyst
8 95 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 89 (7.76%) SQL Developer
10 86 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 84 (7.32%) Software Developer
12 72 (6.28%) Architect
13 70 (6.10%) Senior .NET Developer
14 61 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 59 (5.14%) Senior C# Developer
16 57 (4.97%) Web Developer
17 56 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
18 52 (4.53%) Analyst Developer
18 52 (4.53%) SharePoint Developer
19 48 (4.18%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (69.49%) .NET
2 495 (43.16%) ASP.NET
3 350 (30.51%) HTML
4 316 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 308 (26.85%) CSS
6 242 (21.10%) .NET Framework
7 237 (20.66%) AngularJS
8 215 (18.74%) jQuery
9 199 (17.35%) Web Services
10 178 (15.52%) HTML5
11 164 (14.30%) Entity Framework
12 163 (14.21%) WCF
13 158 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 109 (9.50%) REST
15 106 (9.24%) CSS3
16 89 (7.76%) RESTful
17 84 (7.32%) Ajax
18 83 (7.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 75 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 74 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (11.94%) User Experience
2 131 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 46 (4.01%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.84%) Fintech
6 39 (3.40%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (2.27%) Credit Risk
10 25 (2.18%) Cloud Native
11 21 (1.83%) Clustering
12 19 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.48%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.13%) Public Cloud
15 12 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.87%) Derivative
17 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
17 8 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (0.70%) Reinsurance
17 8 (0.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 264 (23.02%) Windows
2 75 (6.54%) Linux
3 54 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 33 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 28 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.01%) Android
7 19 (1.66%) Unix
8 13 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.96%) CentOS
10 10 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.70%) VMS
12 6 (0.52%) MVS
13 1 (0.087%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.087%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (45.86%) MVC
2 504 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (17.26%) DevOps
4 189 (16.48%) TDD
5 180 (15.69%) Web Development
6 165 (14.39%) Scrum
7 158 (13.78%) OO
8 147 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 142 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (11.77%) Unit Testing
11 124 (10.81%) SDLC
12 123 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
13 122 (10.64%) Software Engineering
14 110 (9.59%) BDD
15 101 (8.81%) Analytics
16 87 (7.59%) Migration
17 77 (6.71%) E-Commerce
18 71 (6.19%) Asset Management
19 63 (5.49%) OOD
19 63 (5.49%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 875 (76.29%) C#
2 601 (52.40%) SQL
3 479 (41.76%) JavaScript
4 204 (17.79%) PowerShell
5 174 (15.17%) T-SQL
6 79 (6.89%) VB.NET
7 74 (6.45%) Java
8 56 (4.88%) Python
9 49 (4.27%) C++
10 35 (3.05%) PHP
11 31 (2.70%) Perl
12 27 (2.35%) VBA
13 25 (2.18%) C
13 25 (2.18%) VB
14 24 (2.09%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.74%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.31%) F#
18 13 (1.13%) XPath
19 12 (1.05%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (12.99%) Degree
2 36 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.66%) ISEB
5 15 (1.31%) MCSD
6 12 (1.05%) MCTS
7 8 (0.70%) MCAD
7 8 (0.70%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.61%) MCPD
8 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.44%) MCITP
10 5 (0.44%) MCP
10 5 (0.44%) MCSE
11 4 (0.35%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.087%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.087%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (10.72%) QA
2 27 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.96%) SLA
4 9 (0.78%) GDPR
4 9 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
6 1 (0.087%) HL7
6 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 89 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.27%) Docker
3 30 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.087%) Firmware
6 1 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (2.44%) Ansible
2 15 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.31%) Kibana
3 13 (1.13%) logstash
4 10 (0.87%) Perfmon
5 8 (0.70%) Grafana
5 8 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.52%) Nagios
6 6 (0.52%) Packer
6 6 (0.52%) Terraform
6 6 (0.52%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.44%) Puppet
8 4 (0.35%) Marathon
8 4 (0.35%) Mesos
9 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.26%) SCOM
10 2 (0.17%) Consul
10 2 (0.17%) Graphite
10 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 611 (53.27%) Microsoft
2 92 (8.02%) Oracle
3 52 (4.53%) Google
4 38 (3.31%) Splunk
5 34 (2.96%) Tableau
6 33 (2.88%) IBM
7 30 (2.62%) VMware
8 22 (1.92%) Alias
9 18 (1.57%) AppDynamics
10 17 (1.48%) Adobe
10 17 (1.48%) New Relic
11 16 (1.39%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.22%) HP
12 14 (1.22%) Infragistics
12 14 (1.22%) TOWER Software
13 13 (1.13%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.96%) EMC
14 11 (0.96%) Sybase
15 10 (0.87%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.87%) TIBCO