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

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 237 226
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11 -34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1,220 963 1,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.74% 1.40% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.56% 7.10% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 993 867 1,141
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%

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 14,250 13,563 15,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.35% 19.77% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11,564 11,508 13,495
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 April 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 April 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 +22 346 £57,500 +4.55% 38
West London +43 119 £45,000 -10.00% 20
South London -7 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East London +19 22 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North London 0 7 £47,500 -29.63% 2
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 896 (73.44%) C#
2 785 (64.34%) .NET
3 681 (55.82%) SQL Server
4 680 (55.74%) Microsoft
5 653 (53.52%) SQL
6 546 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
7 511 (41.89%) JavaScript
8 486 (39.84%) MVC
9 451 (36.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 445 (36.48%) HTML
11 427 (35.00%) ASP.NET
12 384 (31.48%) CSS
13 345 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 329 (26.97%) Git (software)
15 280 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 272 (22.30%) Finance
17 241 (19.75%) AngularJS
18 237 (19.43%) .NET Framework
19 235 (19.26%) Web Services
20 227 (18.61%) HTML5
21 224 (18.36%) jQuery
22 222 (18.20%) WCF
23 214 (17.54%) DevOps
24 203 (16.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 198 (16.23%) TDD
26 195 (15.98%) PowerShell
27 191 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
28 190 (15.57%) Degree
28 190 (15.57%) Scrum
29 187 (15.33%) 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
1 176 (14.43%) SharePoint
2 145 (11.89%) CMS
3 98 (8.03%) EPiServer
4 85 (6.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 68 (5.57%) Umbraco
6 60 (4.92%) IIS
7 49 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 43 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 35 (2.87%) Confluence
10 26 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 20 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.66%) Apache
15 8 (0.66%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.57%) WordPress
17 5 (0.41%) Kentico
18 3 (0.25%) NServiceBus
18 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (3.28%) InfoPath
3 20 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.39%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.97%) Eloqua
3 22 (1.80%) Elite 3E
4 18 (1.48%) MetaTrader
5 10 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (0.49%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.16%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.082%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.082%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 451 (36.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (10.16%) IaaS
4 107 (8.77%) Office 365
5 88 (7.21%) Serverless
6 78 (6.39%) PaaS
7 63 (5.16%) Azure Data Factory
8 53 (4.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 44 (3.61%) npm
10 36 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (2.62%) GitHub
12 21 (1.72%) Yammer
13 19 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (1.39%) NuGet
15 12 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 9 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (0.74%) SaaS
17 7 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.59%) Intranet
2 39 (3.20%) Internet
3 25 (2.05%) VPN
4 18 (1.48%) Firewall
5 17 (1.39%) NetScaler
6 11 (0.90%) DNS
7 9 (0.74%) LTE
8 3 (0.25%) HTTP
9 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.082%) CTI
10 1 (0.082%) Skype
10 1 (0.082%) SMS
10 1 (0.082%) SSL
10 1 (0.082%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (55.82%) SQL Server
2 203 (16.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (8.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 99 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 85 (6.97%) Power BI
7 82 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 76 (6.23%) NoSQL
9 70 (5.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 61 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
10 61 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 56 (4.59%) Data Lake
12 55 (4.51%) Big Data
13 52 (4.26%) MongoDB
14 45 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
15 40 (3.28%) Couchbase
16 39 (3.20%) Relational Database
17 37 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
18 34 (2.79%) Oracle Database
19 27 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 345 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 329 (26.97%) Git (software)
3 142 (11.64%) TeamCity
4 114 (9.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 109 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 108 (8.85%) Selenium
7 86 (7.05%) JIRA
8 65 (5.33%) Jenkins
9 61 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 57 (4.67%) Subversion
11 54 (4.43%) NUnit
11 54 (4.43%) Protractor
12 48 (3.93%) gulp
13 42 (3.44%) Karma Test Runner
13 42 (3.44%) Mocha
13 42 (3.44%) SpecFlow
14 41 (3.36%) Bower
14 41 (3.36%) Sinon.JS
15 30 (2.46%) ReSharper
16 27 (2.21%) Maven
General
1 272 (22.30%) Finance
2 102 (8.36%) Marketing
3 50 (4.10%) Retail
4 43 (3.52%) Advertising
4 43 (3.52%) Banking
5 24 (1.97%) Games
5 24 (1.97%) Law
6 20 (1.64%) Back Office
6 20 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 11 (0.90%) Front Office
7 11 (0.90%) Publishing
8 10 (0.82%) Legal
9 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.57%) Military
11 6 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.082%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 788 (64.59%) Developer
2 344 (28.20%) .NET Developer
3 288 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 198 (16.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (9.18%) Senior Developer
6 97 (7.95%) Software Developer
7 95 (7.79%) SharePoint Developer
8 85 (6.97%) Architect
9 78 (6.39%) Analyst
10 74 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 73 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 73 (5.98%) Consultant
12 69 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 68 (5.57%) SQL Developer
14 57 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
14 57 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 57 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
15 54 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
16 52 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
17 50 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 785 (64.34%) .NET
2 445 (36.48%) HTML
3 427 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 384 (31.48%) CSS
5 280 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 241 (19.75%) AngularJS
7 237 (19.43%) .NET Framework
8 235 (19.26%) Web Services
9 227 (18.61%) HTML5
10 224 (18.36%) jQuery
11 222 (18.20%) WCF
12 184 (15.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 170 (13.93%) Entity Framework
14 124 (10.16%) CSS3
14 124 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 123 (10.08%) REST
16 121 (9.92%) RESTful
17 111 (9.10%) XML
18 97 (7.95%) JSON
19 94 (7.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 156 (12.79%) User Experience
2 98 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (3.77%) Cloud Native
5 46 (3.77%) Fintech
6 31 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 18 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.15%) W3C
13 13 (1.07%) Blog
14 10 (0.82%) Clustering
14 10 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.74%) Equities
15 9 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 180 (14.75%) Windows
2 70 (5.74%) Linux
3 33 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.80%) Android
6 21 (1.72%) VMS
7 17 (1.39%) CentOS
8 16 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.41%) Unix
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.25%) MVS
13 2 (0.16%) HPUX
13 2 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) SUSE
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (44.75%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (39.84%) MVC
3 214 (17.54%) DevOps
4 198 (16.23%) TDD
5 190 (15.57%) Scrum
6 185 (15.16%) Problem-Solving
7 160 (13.11%) Software Engineering
8 156 (12.79%) BDD
9 143 (11.72%) Analytics
9 143 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
9 143 (11.72%) Web Development
10 136 (11.15%) Test Automation
11 124 (10.16%) SDLC
12 120 (9.84%) Unit Testing
13 118 (9.67%) Presales
14 116 (9.51%) Migration
15 114 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
16 102 (8.36%) OO
17 100 (8.20%) Service Delivery
18 96 (7.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 896 (73.44%) C#
2 653 (53.52%) SQL
3 511 (41.89%) JavaScript
4 195 (15.98%) PowerShell
5 187 (15.33%) T-SQL
6 118 (9.67%) Java
7 65 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 50 (4.10%) C++
9 41 (3.36%) Python
10 37 (3.03%) U-SQL
10 37 (3.03%) VBA
11 35 (2.87%) PHP
12 28 (2.30%) Perl
13 26 (2.13%) VB
14 25 (2.05%) C
14 25 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 23 (1.89%) XPath
16 21 (1.72%) F#
16 21 (1.72%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 190 (15.57%) Degree
2 54 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (3.28%) SAFe Agilist
5 32 (2.62%) MCSD
6 28 (2.30%) ISEB
7 26 (2.13%) MCAD
8 25 (2.05%) MCPD
8 25 (2.05%) MCTS
9 22 (1.80%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.31%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.66%) MCP
13 6 (0.49%) MCSE
13 6 (0.49%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.082%) CEH
16 1 (0.082%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (13.11%) QA
2 19 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.90%) GDPR
4 7 (0.57%) SLA
5 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.082%) HL7
6 1 (0.082%) WAI
6 1 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 77 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 53 (4.34%) Docker
3 44 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.41%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.082%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (1.56%) Kibana
2 17 (1.39%) logstash
2 17 (1.39%) Perfmon
3 16 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.98%) Ansible
5 10 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (0.57%) Grafana
7 7 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.49%) Automic
8 6 (0.49%) Dollar Universe
8 6 (0.49%) Mesos
9 5 (0.41%) Nagios
9 5 (0.41%) Packer
9 5 (0.41%) Puppet
9 5 (0.41%) Terraform
9 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.33%) Control-M
11 3 (0.25%) Graphite
11 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 680 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.77%) Oracle
3 58 (4.75%) Google
4 54 (4.43%) Tableau
5 49 (4.02%) Sitecore
6 44 (3.61%) VMware
7 36 (2.95%) Alias
8 31 (2.54%) IBM
9 24 (1.97%) Marketo
10 22 (1.80%) Telerik
11 21 (1.72%) HP
12 19 (1.56%) Intapp
13 17 (1.39%) Adobe
13 17 (1.39%) SolarWinds
13 17 (1.39%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.98%) ATG
14 12 (0.98%) hybris
15 11 (0.90%) Capita
15 11 (0.90%) Infragistics
15 11 (0.90%) Splunk