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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 39 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.96% 9.16% 3.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 66.10% 35.05% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 10
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £59,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
59 97 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.60% 26.15% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 55
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 77 (97.47%) C#
2 75 (94.94%) SQL Server
3 74 (93.67%) .NET
4 67 (84.81%) Microsoft
5 63 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (78.48%) Scrum
7 56 (70.89%) ASP.NET
8 53 (67.09%) TDD
8 53 (67.09%) Silverlight
8 53 (67.09%) WCF
9 51 (64.56%) WPF
10 45 (56.96%) MVC
11 42 (53.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (51.90%) .NET Framework
12 41 (51.90%) MS Excel
13 40 (50.63%) LINQ
13 40 (50.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (45.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
17 27 (34.18%) Matrix Management
18 26 (32.91%) SQL
18 26 (32.91%) HTML
19 25 (31.65%) T-SQL
19 25 (31.65%) CSS
19 25 (31.65%) Web Services
19 25 (31.65%) OOD
20 24 (30.38%) jQuery
20 24 (30.38%) N-Tier
21 20 (25.32%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 20 (25.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 41 (51.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (94.94%) SQL Server
2 42 (53.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (45.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (22.78%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (22.78%) Moq
3 9 (11.39%) Subversion
4 6 (7.59%) NUnit
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Developer
2 29 (36.71%) Architect
3 27 (34.18%) .NET Developer
4 25 (31.65%) C# Developer
4 25 (31.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Senior Developer
5 19 (24.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (22.78%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (22.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (21.52%) Development Manager
7 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (21.52%) Technical Architect
8 15 (18.99%) Lead Architect
9 10 (12.66%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (10.13%) Senior Manager
10 8 (10.13%) Senior Development Manager
11 6 (7.59%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (7.59%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (7.59%) Lead Technical Architect
12 5 (6.33%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (93.67%) .NET
2 56 (70.89%) ASP.NET
3 53 (67.09%) WCF
3 53 (67.09%) Silverlight
4 51 (64.56%) WPF
5 41 (51.90%) .NET Framework
6 40 (50.63%) LINQ
6 40 (50.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (32.91%) HTML
9 25 (31.65%) CSS
9 25 (31.65%) Web Services
10 24 (30.38%) jQuery
11 18 (22.78%) WinForms
11 18 (22.78%) ADO.NET
12 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (18.99%) Ajax
14 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
15 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (8.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (78.48%) Scrum
3 53 (67.09%) TDD
4 45 (56.96%) MVC
5 27 (34.18%) Matrix Management
6 25 (31.65%) OOD
7 20 (25.32%) OO
8 18 (22.78%) Multithreading
9 17 (21.52%) Performance Management
9 17 (21.52%) Mentoring
9 17 (21.52%) Coaching
10 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.33%) CRM
11 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.80%) Web Development
13 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
13 2 (2.53%) Product Management
13 2 (2.53%) Project Management
13 2 (2.53%) Line Management
14 1 (1.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (97.47%) C#
2 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 25 (31.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (84.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
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