Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 221 206
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1151 1198 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.57% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.56% 8.09% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1098 1247
London median annual salary £51,232 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.42% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 15233 14811 15724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.55% 19.41% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11999 13005 13255
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 £36,250 £35,000
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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 +29 280 £52,500 - 16
West London +3 133 £45,000 -5.26% 5
East London +22 32 £60,000 - 1
South London +4 25 £50,000 +66.67% 3
North London -5 1 £28,500 -18.57%
Visual Studio
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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.

1 853 (74.11%) C#
2 834 (72.46%) .NET
3 693 (60.21%) SQL Server
4 628 (54.56%) SQL
5 556 (48.31%) Microsoft
6 525 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
7 500 (43.44%) ASP.NET
8 466 (40.49%) MVC
9 444 (38.58%) JavaScript
10 375 (32.58%) Finance
11 343 (29.80%) HTML
12 320 (27.80%) Windows
13 285 (24.76%) CSS
14 282 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 280 (24.33%) AngularJS
16 278 (24.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 244 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 242 (21.03%) TDD
19 224 (19.46%) Web Services
20 220 (19.11%) .NET Framework
21 219 (19.03%) Web Development
22 218 (18.94%) jQuery
23 197 (17.12%) Scrum
24 192 (16.68%) T-SQL
24 192 (16.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 190 (16.51%) PowerShell
26 184 (15.99%) ASP.NET Web API
27 175 (15.20%) SDLC
27 175 (15.20%) Entity Framework
28 171 (14.86%) Degree

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
1 131 (11.38%) IIS
2 111 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 64 (5.56%) CMS
4 39 (3.39%) EPiServer
5 36 (3.13%) Confluence
6 21 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.39%) NServiceBus
7 16 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.13%) WordPress
9 10 (0.87%) Apache
10 8 (0.70%) nginx
10 8 (0.70%) OpenEdge
10 8 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.61%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.56%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.26%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.087%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.087%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 41 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.56%) Eloqua
4 10 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.35%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.26%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.17%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.087%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 1 (0.087%) iTrent
8 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.087%) Relativity
8 1 (0.087%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.087%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.087%) Unica
8 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 244 (21.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.82%) Office 365
4 34 (2.95%) GitHub
5 30 (2.61%) npm
6 21 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (1.39%) SaaS
8 15 (1.30%) PaaS
9 14 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (1.04%) IaaS
11 9 (0.78%) BlazeMeter
11 9 (0.78%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.70%) iTunes
13 7 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.52%) Google Play
15 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.35%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.26%) Internet
2 48 (4.17%) Intranet
3 27 (2.35%) Firewall
4 24 (2.09%) SSL
5 9 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (0.78%) VPN
6 7 (0.61%) AMQP
7 5 (0.43%) ATM
7 5 (0.43%) Extranet
7 5 (0.43%) Network Security
7 5 (0.43%) SMS
8 4 (0.35%) DNS
8 4 (0.35%) HTTP
9 3 (0.26%) DHCP
9 3 (0.26%) FTP
9 3 (0.26%) LDAP
10 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.17%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.17%) SAN
11 1 (0.087%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (60.21%) SQL Server
2 192 (16.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 170 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 129 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 87 (7.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 83 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 69 (5.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 63 (5.47%) NoSQL
9 61 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
10 60 (5.21%) Relational Database
11 49 (4.26%) MySQL
12 44 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (3.48%) Redis
14 39 (3.39%) MongoDB
15 29 (2.52%) RDBMS
16 26 (2.26%) Power BI
17 22 (1.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 20 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
18 20 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
19 19 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 278 (24.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 169 (14.68%) TeamCity
3 157 (13.64%) JIRA
4 154 (13.38%) Git (software)
5 88 (7.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 81 (7.04%) Selenium
7 62 (5.39%) SpecFlow
8 54 (4.69%) Subversion
9 52 (4.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 39 (3.39%) NUnit
11 38 (3.30%) Jenkins
12 37 (3.21%) Protractor
13 36 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 33 (2.87%) gulp
14 33 (2.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 32 (2.78%) Eclipse
16 31 (2.69%) Bower
16 31 (2.69%) MSTest
17 28 (2.43%) Cucumber
18 25 (2.17%) GoogleTest
General
1 375 (32.58%) Finance
2 136 (11.82%) Banking
3 112 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 80 (6.95%) Retail Banking
5 62 (5.39%) Games
6 51 (4.43%) Marketing
7 39 (3.39%) Retail
7 39 (3.39%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.61%) Advertising
9 23 (2.00%) Legal
10 17 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 17 (1.48%) Electronics
10 17 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.39%) Back Office
12 13 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.04%) Front Office
14 10 (0.87%) Publishing
15 8 (0.70%) Law
16 5 (0.43%) Local Government
17 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 812 (70.55%) Developer
2 380 (33.01%) .NET Developer
3 341 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 252 (21.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 170 (14.77%) Senior Developer
6 146 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 132 (11.47%) SQL Developer
8 104 (9.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 96 (8.34%) Software Developer
10 91 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 91 (7.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 75 (6.52%) Analyst
12 74 (6.43%) Web Developer
13 65 (5.65%) Senior C# Developer
14 64 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 62 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
16 61 (5.30%) C++ Developer
16 61 (5.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 55 (4.78%) C# Software Developer
18 54 (4.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (72.46%) .NET
2 500 (43.44%) ASP.NET
3 343 (29.80%) HTML
4 285 (24.76%) CSS
5 282 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 280 (24.33%) AngularJS
7 224 (19.46%) Web Services
8 220 (19.11%) .NET Framework
9 218 (18.94%) jQuery
10 184 (15.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 175 (15.20%) Entity Framework
12 157 (13.64%) HTML5
13 141 (12.25%) WCF
14 98 (8.51%) XML
15 97 (8.43%) RESTful
15 97 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 95 (8.25%) Ajax
17 90 (7.82%) WPF
18 82 (7.12%) LINQ
19 81 (7.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.08%) User Experience
2 112 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (8.17%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.74%) Credit Risk
6 42 (3.65%) Fintech
7 37 (3.21%) Client/Server
8 32 (2.78%) Algorithms
9 26 (2.26%) Derivative
10 23 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.65%) Online Games
13 18 (1.56%) Cloud Native
14 17 (1.48%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (1.22%) Clustering
17 10 (0.87%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.87%) Reinsurance
18 8 (0.70%) Equities
18 8 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 320 (27.80%) Windows
2 79 (6.86%) Linux
3 61 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 41 (3.56%) Android
5 38 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.82%) Unix
7 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.70%) MVS
9 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (40.49%) MVC
3 242 (21.03%) TDD
4 219 (19.03%) Web Development
5 197 (17.12%) Scrum
6 175 (15.20%) SDLC
7 160 (13.90%) OO
8 159 (13.81%) Test Automation
9 158 (13.73%) DevOps
10 153 (13.29%) Business Intelligence
10 153 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
11 152 (13.21%) Unit Testing
12 149 (12.95%) Software Engineering
13 107 (9.30%) Asset Management
14 97 (8.43%) ETL
15 95 (8.25%) Analytics
16 92 (7.99%) Wealth Management
17 91 (7.91%) BDD
18 75 (6.52%) Data Modelling
19 72 (6.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 853 (74.11%) C#
2 628 (54.56%) SQL
3 444 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 192 (16.68%) T-SQL
5 190 (16.51%) PowerShell
6 109 (9.47%) VB.NET
7 95 (8.25%) C++
8 85 (7.38%) Python
9 60 (5.21%) PHP
10 54 (4.69%) Java
11 44 (3.82%) C
12 35 (3.04%) VB
13 33 (2.87%) Perl
14 32 (2.78%) VBA
15 29 (2.52%) TypeScript
15 29 (2.52%) X++
16 22 (1.91%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.74%) Ruby
18 17 (1.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 171 (14.86%) Degree
2 45 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (1.13%) MCTS
5 10 (0.87%) ISEB
5 10 (0.87%) MCITP
5 10 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.61%) MCSD
8 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.35%) MCPD
11 3 (0.26%) MCAD
11 3 (0.26%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.17%) MCP
13 1 (0.087%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.82%) QA
2 16 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.96%) WCAG
5 10 (0.87%) GDPR
6 6 (0.52%) SLA
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.17%) Docker
3 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.087%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (3.13%) Ansible
2 16 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.04%) Puppet
4 10 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.52%) Kibana
6 6 (0.52%) logstash
7 3 (0.26%) Control-M
7 3 (0.26%) SCOM
8 2 (0.17%) Consul
8 2 (0.17%) Grafana
8 2 (0.17%) Nagios
8 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.17%) Packer
8 2 (0.17%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.17%) Terraform
8 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.087%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.087%) Marathon
Vendors
1 556 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 42 (3.65%) Google
2 42 (3.65%) Oracle
3 35 (3.04%) Splunk
4 28 (2.43%) Sitecore
5 21 (1.82%) SAP
6 19 (1.65%) TOWER Software
7 18 (1.56%) Adobe
7 18 (1.56%) Marketo
8 16 (1.39%) HP
9 14 (1.22%) Cognizant
9 14 (1.22%) Xamarin
10 13 (1.13%) Tableau
11 11 (0.96%) AppDynamics
11 11 (0.96%) Cognos
11 11 (0.96%) EMC
12 10 (0.87%) IBM
12 10 (0.87%) Sybase
13 9 (0.78%) Isilon
13 9 (0.78%) NetApp