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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.92% 11.26% 9.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.00% 44.00% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 20
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 £44,250 £41,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £42,000
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
80 75 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.48% 25.60% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 56
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £45,000 £55,000
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 29 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 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 89 (100.00%) C#
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (91.01%) SQL Server
3 70 (78.65%) ASP.NET
4 56 (62.92%) WCF
5 54 (60.67%) Windows
6 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
7 48 (53.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (49.44%) .NET Framework
9 43 (48.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (48.31%) SharePoint
9 43 (48.31%) SQL
9 43 (48.31%) T-SQL
10 42 (47.19%) Scrum
10 42 (47.19%) WPF
11 38 (42.70%) Multithreading
12 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
12 36 (40.45%) Project Management
13 35 (39.33%) Silverlight
14 32 (35.96%) Relational Database
15 31 (34.83%) WinForms
16 30 (33.71%) TDD
16 30 (33.71%) Business Analysis
16 30 (33.71%) Product Management
17 29 (32.58%) Subversion
18 26 (29.21%) HTML
18 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
18 26 (29.21%) CSS
19 24 (26.97%) Web Services
20 23 (25.84%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 43 (48.31%) SharePoint
2 18 (20.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (16.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.74%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (91.01%) SQL Server
2 43 (48.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (35.96%) Relational Database
4 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (53.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (32.58%) Subversion
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.62%) Moq
4 5 (5.62%) MSBuild
4 5 (5.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.49%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Developer
2 32 (35.96%) Architect
3 23 (25.84%) .NET Developer
4 22 (24.72%) Senior Developer
5 20 (22.47%) C# Developer
6 17 (19.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (15.73%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (13.48%) SharePoint Developer
9 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (8.99%) Team Leader
10 8 (8.99%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (8.99%) Technical Architect
11 7 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Architect
12 6 (6.74%) Release Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
13 5 (5.62%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (5.62%) Lead Architect
13 5 (5.62%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (78.65%) ASP.NET
3 56 (62.92%) WCF
4 44 (49.44%) .NET Framework
5 42 (47.19%) WPF
6 35 (39.33%) Silverlight
7 31 (34.83%) WinForms
8 26 (29.21%) CSS
8 26 (29.21%) HTML
9 24 (26.97%) Web Services
10 21 (23.60%) Middleware
11 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (20.22%) LINQ
12 18 (20.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (17.98%) jQuery
14 11 (12.36%) ADO.NET
15 9 (10.11%) Ajax
15 9 (10.11%) HTML5
16 8 (8.99%) LINQ to SQL
17 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.87%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Scrum
2 38 (42.70%) Multithreading
3 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
3 36 (40.45%) Project Management
4 30 (33.71%) Business Analysis
4 30 (33.71%) TDD
4 30 (33.71%) Product Management
5 23 (25.84%) MVC
6 21 (23.60%) OOD
7 19 (21.35%) OO
7 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (16.85%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (15.73%) Web Development
9 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.48%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.99%) Matrix Management
11 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.87%) SOA
12 7 (7.87%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (48.31%) SQL
2 43 (48.31%) T-SQL
3 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) Nintex
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