The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.27% 9.67% 12.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 52.63% 36.11% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 24
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +91.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £51,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
76 72 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.31% 26.77% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 71 49
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 68 (100.00%) C#
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (98.53%) SQL Server
3 54 (79.41%) ASP.NET
4 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
5 48 (70.59%) WCF
6 42 (61.76%) WPF
7 41 (60.29%) Scrum
8 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (54.41%) TDD
9 34 (50.00%) Windows
10 32 (47.06%) SQL
10 32 (47.06%) T-SQL
10 32 (47.06%) Silverlight
11 29 (42.65%) .NET Framework
11 29 (42.65%) SharePoint
11 29 (42.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (38.24%) MVC
13 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
13 24 (35.29%) Multithreading
14 22 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (27.94%) HTML
15 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
15 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (26.47%) CSS
16 18 (26.47%) Web Services
17 17 (25.00%) WinForms
17 17 (25.00%) LINQ
17 17 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 16 (23.53%) Matrix Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (42.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (14.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.35%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (98.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (42.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (20.59%) Subversion
3 11 (16.18%) Moq
4 10 (14.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 29 (42.65%) Architect
3 22 (32.35%) .NET Developer
4 21 (30.88%) Senior Developer
5 19 (27.94%) C# Developer
6 16 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (19.12%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (19.12%) Technical Architect
8 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (16.18%) Lead Architect
10 10 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (10.29%) Team Leader
11 7 (10.29%) SharePoint Developer
11 7 (10.29%) .NET Team Leader
12 4 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
13 3 (4.41%) Chief Architect
14 2 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (2.94%) Senior Architect
14 2 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 48 (70.59%) WCF
4 42 (61.76%) WPF
5 32 (47.06%) Silverlight
6 29 (42.65%) .NET Framework
7 19 (27.94%) HTML
7 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (26.47%) CSS
8 18 (26.47%) Web Services
9 17 (25.00%) WinForms
9 17 (25.00%) LINQ
9 17 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (14.71%) ADO.NET
11 9 (13.24%) jQuery
12 7 (10.29%) Middleware
13 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (7.35%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 2 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Scrum
2 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (54.41%) TDD
3 26 (38.24%) MVC
4 24 (35.29%) Multithreading
5 16 (23.53%) Matrix Management
6 14 (20.59%) Project Management
7 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.12%) OO
7 13 (19.12%) OOD
8 10 (14.71%) Business Analysis
8 10 (14.71%) Web Development
8 10 (14.71%) Product Management
8 10 (14.71%) Line Management
9 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
14 1 (1.47%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Nintex
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