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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 71 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.26% 6.72% 13.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.41% 27.69% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 69 18 26
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +82.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
153 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.72% 24.25% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 145 65 58
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 18 April 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 101 (98.06%) .NET
2 99 (96.12%) C#
3 88 (85.44%) SQL Server
4 75 (72.82%) ASP.NET
5 73 (70.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (61.17%) WCF
7 56 (54.37%) Scrum
8 52 (50.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 50 (48.54%) Windows
10 48 (46.60%) .NET Framework
11 47 (45.63%) Project Management
11 47 (45.63%) Microsoft
12 46 (44.66%) SQL
13 45 (43.69%) T-SQL
13 45 (43.69%) Business Analysis
14 44 (42.72%) Product Management
14 44 (42.72%) WinForms
15 43 (41.75%) Software Engineering
16 42 (40.78%) Relational Database
17 41 (39.81%) WPF
18 40 (38.83%) OO
19 39 (37.86%) SharePoint
19 39 (37.86%) Subversion
20 38 (36.89%) OOD
20 38 (36.89%) Multithreading
21 36 (34.95%) TDD
22 34 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (33.01%) Web Services
23 32 (31.07%) N-Tier
23 32 (31.07%) Silverlight

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (37.86%) SharePoint
2 20 (19.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (15.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.77%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (85.44%) SQL Server
2 52 (50.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (40.78%) Relational Database
4 15 (14.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.97%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 73 (70.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (37.86%) Subversion
3 11 (10.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (8.74%) MSBuild
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.85%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (4.85%) Moq
6 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.97%) Xcode
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.97%) MSTest
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA
7 1 (0.97%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 52 (50.49%) Developer
2 39 (37.86%) Architect
3 32 (31.07%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (22.33%) .NET Developer
5 21 (20.39%) C# Developer
6 20 (19.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.65%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.68%) Technical Leader
8 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
8 11 (10.68%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (9.71%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (8.74%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (7.77%) Release Engineer
11 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Team Leader
12 7 (6.80%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (6.80%) Build and Release Engineer
13 6 (5.83%) SharePoint Architect
13 6 (5.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (98.06%) .NET
2 75 (72.82%) ASP.NET
3 63 (61.17%) WCF
4 48 (46.60%) .NET Framework
5 44 (42.72%) WinForms
6 41 (39.81%) WPF
7 34 (33.01%) Web Services
8 32 (31.07%) Silverlight
9 30 (29.13%) HTML
9 30 (29.13%) CSS
10 29 (28.16%) jQuery
11 26 (25.24%) LINQ
11 26 (25.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (23.30%) Middleware
13 21 (20.39%) HTML5
14 20 (19.42%) Ajax
15 18 (17.48%) ADO.NET
15 18 (17.48%) LINQ to SQL
16 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.07%) N-Tier
2 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.94%) Physics
5 1 (0.97%) iPhone
5 1 (0.97%) Animation
5 1 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.37%) Scrum
2 47 (45.63%) Project Management
3 45 (43.69%) Business Analysis
4 44 (42.72%) Product Management
5 43 (41.75%) Software Engineering
6 40 (38.83%) OO
7 38 (36.89%) OOD
7 38 (36.89%) Multithreading
8 36 (34.95%) TDD
9 34 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (27.18%) Domain-Driven Design
11 27 (26.21%) SOA
12 24 (23.30%) Technical Architecture
13 22 (21.36%) MVC
14 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (8.74%) Build Automation
16 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
17 6 (5.83%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (96.12%) C#
2 46 (44.66%) SQL
3 45 (43.69%) T-SQL
4 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 47 (45.63%) Microsoft
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