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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 25 38 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 10 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.13% 4.10% 13.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 21.28% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 39
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
18 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.77% 19.26% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 60
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
5 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
5 8 (61.54%) Subversion
6 7 (53.85%) TDD
6 7 (53.85%) Web Development
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
8 5 (38.46%) CSS
8 5 (38.46%) HTML
8 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
8 5 (38.46%) WCF
8 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (7.69%) Retail
11 1 (7.69%) JIRA
11 1 (7.69%) REST

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Support Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Framework
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP