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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.52% 11.23% 10.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.44% 34.44% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 28
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £40,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £57,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
45 90 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.92% 32.61% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 80 70
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 6 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 36 (97.30%) C#
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
1 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 34 (91.89%) ASP.NET
3 30 (81.08%) MVC
3 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (78.38%) jQuery
4 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
5 28 (75.68%) HTML
6 27 (72.97%) CSS
7 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
7 26 (70.27%) .NET Framework
8 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (62.16%) Entity Framework
9 23 (62.16%) LINQ
10 21 (56.76%) Scrum
11 20 (54.05%) TDD
11 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
12 18 (48.65%) Silverlight
13 16 (43.24%) WCF
14 15 (40.54%) OO
15 14 (37.84%) WPF
15 14 (37.84%) Ajax
16 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
16 12 (32.43%) Web Services
16 12 (32.43%) Windows
16 12 (32.43%) SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) CMS
3 4 (10.81%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (67.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (24.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (24.32%) Moq
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) .NET Developer
3 19 (51.35%) C# Developer
3 19 (51.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (48.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (29.73%) Senior Developer
7 9 (24.32%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (24.32%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (18.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (18.92%) Development Manager
9 6 (16.22%) Senior Manager
9 6 (16.22%) Senior Development Manager
10 4 (10.81%) Architect
11 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
12 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
12 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
13 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
13 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 34 (91.89%) ASP.NET
3 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (78.38%) jQuery
5 28 (75.68%) HTML
6 27 (72.97%) CSS
7 26 (70.27%) .NET Framework
8 23 (62.16%) LINQ
8 23 (62.16%) Entity Framework
9 18 (48.65%) Silverlight
10 16 (43.24%) WCF
11 14 (37.84%) WPF
11 14 (37.84%) Ajax
12 12 (32.43%) Web Services
12 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
13 11 (29.73%) WinForms
14 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (24.32%) ADO.NET
16 8 (21.62%) HTML5
16 8 (21.62%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) MVC
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Scrum
4 20 (54.05%) TDD
5 15 (40.54%) OO
6 12 (32.43%) OOD
7 11 (29.73%) Multithreading
8 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
8 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.92%) Coaching
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.22%) Web Development
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
13 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
13 2 (5.41%) SOA
13 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Telerik
3 1 (2.70%) Nintex
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