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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.01% 10.66% 13.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.35% 42.03% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 28
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +82.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
85 69 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.99% 25.37% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 54
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (100.00%) C#
1 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (92.50%) SQL Server
3 62 (77.50%) ASP.NET
4 52 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 52 (65.00%) WCF
5 46 (57.50%) Windows
6 42 (52.50%) Scrum
7 41 (51.25%) SQL
7 41 (51.25%) T-SQL
7 41 (51.25%) WPF
8 39 (48.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (47.50%) .NET Framework
10 37 (46.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 37 (46.25%) SharePoint
11 36 (45.00%) TDD
12 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (41.25%) Multithreading
13 29 (36.25%) Silverlight
14 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
14 26 (32.50%) WinForms
14 26 (32.50%) Project Management
15 25 (31.25%) Subversion
15 25 (31.25%) Relational Database
16 24 (30.00%) CSS
16 24 (30.00%) HTML
16 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
17 23 (28.75%) Web Services
18 22 (27.50%) MVC
19 21 (26.25%) Business Analysis

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (46.25%) SharePoint
2 17 (21.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (17.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (23.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (92.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (46.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (48.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (31.25%) Subversion
3 7 (8.75%) Moq
4 6 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Developer
2 34 (42.50%) Architect
3 22 (27.50%) Senior Developer
3 22 (27.50%) .NET Developer
4 19 (23.75%) C# Developer
5 16 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Technical Architect
8 10 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (10.00%) Lead Architect
10 6 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.50%) SharePoint Architect
10 6 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
11 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
12 4 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
12 4 (5.00%) Release Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (77.50%) ASP.NET
3 52 (65.00%) WCF
4 41 (51.25%) WPF
5 38 (47.50%) .NET Framework
6 29 (36.25%) Silverlight
7 26 (32.50%) WinForms
8 24 (30.00%) CSS
8 24 (30.00%) HTML
9 23 (28.75%) Web Services
10 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (18.75%) LINQ
11 15 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (17.50%) jQuery
12 14 (17.50%) Middleware
13 9 (11.25%) ADO.NET
14 8 (10.00%) Ajax
14 8 (10.00%) HTML5
15 6 (7.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
16 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Scrum
2 36 (45.00%) TDD
3 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) Multithreading
4 26 (32.50%) Project Management
4 26 (32.50%) Software Engineering
5 22 (27.50%) MVC
6 21 (26.25%) Business Analysis
6 21 (26.25%) Product Management
7 19 (23.75%) OOD
8 18 (22.50%) OO
9 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (17.50%) Web Development
11 11 (13.75%) Matrix Management
11 11 (13.75%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.50%) Line Management
13 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (7.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (51.25%) SQL
2 41 (51.25%) T-SQL
3 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Nintex
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