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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 72 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.98% 14.60% 6.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.90% 48.00% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 70 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 £35,750 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
39 150 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.88% 30.43% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 142 62
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 £38,250 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +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 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (94.64%) C#
2 52 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 50 (89.29%) .NET
4 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
5 41 (73.21%) ASP.NET
5 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (69.64%) Scrum
6 39 (69.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (66.07%) Silverlight
7 37 (66.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (66.07%) MVC
8 36 (64.29%) .NET Framework
9 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
10 33 (58.93%) MS Excel
10 33 (58.93%) LINQ
10 33 (58.93%) Entity Framework
11 30 (53.57%) TDD
12 29 (51.79%) jQuery
13 28 (50.00%) WCF
13 28 (50.00%) HTML
13 28 (50.00%) CSS
14 27 (48.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (46.43%) WPF
16 18 (32.14%) Web Services
16 18 (32.14%) N-Tier
16 18 (32.14%) OOD
16 18 (32.14%) Performance Management
16 18 (32.14%) Ajax
16 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
16 18 (32.14%) Coaching

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (58.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 39 (69.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (17.86%) Moq
3 6 (10.71%) NUnit
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
3 18 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 18 (32.14%) Development Manager
3 18 (32.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 18 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Manager
6 10 (17.86%) Architect
6 10 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Senior Development Manager
7 8 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Technical Architect
8 7 (12.50%) Lead Architect
9 6 (10.71%) Lead Technical Architect
10 4 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (89.29%) .NET
2 41 (73.21%) ASP.NET
3 37 (66.07%) Silverlight
3 37 (66.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (64.29%) .NET Framework
5 33 (58.93%) LINQ
5 33 (58.93%) Entity Framework
6 29 (51.79%) jQuery
7 28 (50.00%) WCF
7 28 (50.00%) CSS
7 28 (50.00%) HTML
8 26 (46.43%) WPF
9 18 (32.14%) Ajax
9 18 (32.14%) Web Services
10 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 12 (21.43%) WinForms
12 10 (17.86%) ADO.NET
13 7 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) Scrum
3 37 (66.07%) MVC
4 30 (53.57%) TDD
5 18 (32.14%) OOD
5 18 (32.14%) Performance Management
5 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
5 18 (32.14%) Coaching
6 17 (30.36%) Matrix Management
7 14 (25.00%) OO
8 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
9 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.93%) CRM
12 4 (7.14%) Web Development
12 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.57%) Product Management
13 2 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (3.57%) SOA
13 2 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) VB6
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Telerik
3 1 (1.79%) Nintex
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