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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 60 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.28% 13.04% 6.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.86% 42.25% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 18
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
35 142 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.32% 30.87% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 129 56
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 31 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 58 (95.08%) C#
2 57 (93.44%) SQL Server
3 55 (90.16%) .NET
4 50 (81.97%) Microsoft
5 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (73.77%) Scrum
7 44 (72.13%) ASP.NET
8 41 (67.21%) Silverlight
9 39 (63.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 39 (63.93%) MVC
10 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (59.02%) .NET Framework
12 35 (57.38%) TDD
12 35 (57.38%) MS Excel
13 34 (55.74%) LINQ
13 34 (55.74%) WCF
13 34 (55.74%) Entity Framework
14 33 (54.10%) JavaScript
15 32 (52.46%) WPF
16 29 (47.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (45.90%) jQuery
18 27 (44.26%) HTML
19 26 (42.62%) CSS
20 20 (32.79%) Matrix Management
21 19 (31.15%) Web Services
21 19 (31.15%) N-Tier
21 19 (31.15%) OOD
22 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
22 18 (29.51%) Coaching
22 18 (29.51%) Performance Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (57.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (93.44%) SQL Server
2 39 (63.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (19.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (19.67%) Moq
3 6 (9.84%) NUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) .NET Developer
3 19 (31.15%) C# Developer
3 19 (31.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 19 (31.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (29.51%) Development Manager
5 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (22.95%) Architect
7 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
8 12 (19.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (19.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (16.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (16.39%) Technical Architect
10 9 (14.75%) Senior Manager
10 9 (14.75%) Senior Development Manager
11 8 (13.11%) Lead Architect
12 6 (9.84%) Lead Technical Architect
12 6 (9.84%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Agile C# Developer
13 5 (8.20%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) .NET
2 44 (72.13%) ASP.NET
3 41 (67.21%) Silverlight
4 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (59.02%) .NET Framework
6 34 (55.74%) WCF
6 34 (55.74%) LINQ
6 34 (55.74%) Entity Framework
7 32 (52.46%) WPF
8 28 (45.90%) jQuery
9 27 (44.26%) HTML
10 26 (42.62%) CSS
11 19 (31.15%) Web Services
12 17 (27.87%) Ajax
12 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (21.31%) WinForms
14 12 (19.67%) ADO.NET
14 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
15 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (9.84%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (73.77%) Scrum
3 39 (63.93%) MVC
4 35 (57.38%) TDD
5 20 (32.79%) Matrix Management
6 19 (31.15%) OOD
7 18 (29.51%) Performance Management
7 18 (29.51%) Mentoring
7 18 (29.51%) Coaching
8 15 (24.59%) OO
9 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
10 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.20%) CRM
13 3 (4.92%) Web Development
13 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
15 1 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
15 1 (1.64%) Time Management
15 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) C#
2 33 (54.10%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.23%) SQL
4 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) VB6
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 50 (81.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Telerik
3 1 (1.64%) Nintex
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