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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.76% 9.24% 11.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.44% 37.18% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 33
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
72 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.47% 24.84% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68 70 75
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (98.04%) C#
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
1 50 (98.04%) SQL Server
2 47 (92.16%) ASP.NET
3 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
4 39 (76.47%) MVC
5 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
5 35 (68.63%) HTML
5 35 (68.63%) jQuery
5 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (66.67%) CSS
7 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (62.75%) .NET Framework
8 30 (58.82%) MS Excel
9 27 (52.94%) TDD
10 26 (50.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (49.02%) Entity Framework
12 24 (47.06%) WCF
13 23 (45.10%) Windows
13 23 (45.10%) OO
14 22 (43.14%) LINQ
15 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (41.18%) OOD
15 21 (41.18%) Scrum
16 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (37.25%) Multithreading
18 18 (35.29%) Web Services
19 17 (33.33%) SQL
19 17 (33.33%) WPF
19 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) CMS
3 5 (9.80%) Node.js
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (58.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (98.04%) SQL Server
2 26 (50.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (21.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (21.57%) Moq
3 7 (13.73%) Subversion
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (1.96%) Back Office
1 1 (1.96%) Billing
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 26 (50.98%) C# Developer
4 22 (43.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (41.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (41.18%) Senior Developer
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (21.57%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (21.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
10 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Architect
10 3 (5.88%) Senior Development Manager
10 3 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (3.92%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 47 (92.16%) ASP.NET
3 35 (68.63%) HTML
3 35 (68.63%) jQuery
3 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (66.67%) CSS
5 32 (62.75%) .NET Framework
6 25 (49.02%) Entity Framework
7 24 (47.06%) WCF
8 22 (43.14%) LINQ
9 18 (35.29%) Web Services
10 17 (33.33%) Ajax
10 17 (33.33%) WPF
11 16 (31.37%) WinForms
12 15 (29.41%) ADO.NET
12 15 (29.41%) Silverlight
12 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
13 14 (27.45%) HTML5
14 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) N-Tier
2 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Wiki
4 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) MVC
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (52.94%) TDD
4 23 (45.10%) OO
5 21 (41.18%) OOD
5 21 (41.18%) Scrum
6 19 (37.25%) Multithreading
7 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 15 (29.41%) Web Development
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) SOA
11 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.88%) Coaching
12 3 (5.88%) Product Management
12 3 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (5.88%) Planning Poker
12 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C#
2 40 (78.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Telerik
2 1 (1.96%) Nintex
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