The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.18% 9.19% 10.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.52% 41.94% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 21
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 62 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.47% 21.91% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 60
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £32,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bedford region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bedford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 98 (98.99%) .NET
2 97 (97.98%) C#
3 88 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 77 (77.78%) ASP.NET
5 61 (61.62%) Windows
6 59 (59.60%) WCF
6 59 (59.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
8 51 (51.52%) .NET Framework
9 50 (50.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 47 (47.47%) SQL
11 46 (46.46%) T-SQL
11 46 (46.46%) Scrum
12 44 (44.44%) SharePoint
13 43 (43.43%) Project Management
13 43 (43.43%) Multithreading
14 42 (42.42%) Software Engineering
15 41 (41.41%) WPF
16 39 (39.39%) WinForms
16 39 (39.39%) Relational Database
17 37 (37.37%) Business Analysis
18 36 (36.36%) Product Management
19 34 (34.34%) Subversion
20 33 (33.33%) Silverlight
21 32 (32.32%) HTML
21 32 (32.32%) JavaScript
21 32 (32.32%) CSS
22 31 (31.31%) TDD
23 29 (29.29%) OOD
24 27 (27.27%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 22 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (19.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (8.08%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 50 (50.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (39.39%) Relational Database
4 21 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 59 (59.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (34.34%) Subversion
3 8 (8.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (6.06%) MSBuild
5 5 (5.05%) Moq
6 4 (4.04%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 58 (58.59%) Developer
2 34 (34.34%) Architect
3 27 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 22 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 21 (21.21%) Senior Developer
6 19 (19.19%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (19.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (15.15%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Team Leader
10 8 (8.08%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (7.07%) SharePoint Architect
12 6 (6.06%) Technical Architect
12 6 (6.06%) Release Engineer
13 5 (5.05%) Technical Leader
13 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (98.99%) .NET
2 77 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 59 (59.60%) WCF
4 51 (51.52%) .NET Framework
5 41 (41.41%) WPF
6 39 (39.39%) WinForms
7 33 (33.33%) Silverlight
8 32 (32.32%) HTML
8 32 (32.32%) CSS
9 27 (27.27%) Web Services
10 24 (24.24%) Middleware
11 23 (23.23%) jQuery
12 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (20.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (20.20%) LINQ
14 14 (14.14%) HTML5
14 14 (14.14%) Ajax
15 11 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
15 11 (11.11%) ADO.NET
16 9 (9.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) N-Tier
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.02%) Physics
4 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.46%) Scrum
2 43 (43.43%) Project Management
2 43 (43.43%) Multithreading
3 42 (42.42%) Software Engineering
4 37 (37.37%) Business Analysis
5 36 (36.36%) Product Management
6 31 (31.31%) TDD
7 29 (29.29%) OOD
8 26 (26.26%) OO
9 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (24.24%) MVC
11 20 (20.20%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (14.14%) Domain-Driven Design
12 14 (14.14%) SOA
13 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
13 13 (13.13%) Web Development
14 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (7.07%) Technical Analysis
16 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 97 (97.98%) C#
2 47 (47.47%) SQL
3 46 (46.46%) T-SQL
4 32 (32.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 1 (1.01%) Nintex
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