The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 80 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.20% 6.95% 4.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.76% 33.06% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 49 74 46
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
136 242 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.15% 21.03% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 131 213 175
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bedfordshire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +4 33 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Luton -17 11 £46,250 +2.77%
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 93 (94.90%) .NET
2 91 (92.86%) C#
3 90 (91.84%) SQL Server
4 84 (85.71%) ASP.NET
5 71 (72.45%) HTML
6 69 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (69.39%) CSS
7 68 (69.39%) Microsoft
8 66 (67.35%) JavaScript
9 59 (60.20%) jQuery
10 56 (57.14%) MVC
11 48 (48.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (46.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (46.94%) .NET Framework
13 42 (42.86%) SQL
13 42 (42.86%) Windows
14 41 (41.84%) TDD
15 40 (40.82%) Entity Framework
16 39 (39.80%) MS Excel
17 38 (38.78%) Scrum
18 36 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
18 36 (36.73%) WCF
19 32 (32.65%) Ajax
20 31 (31.63%) Software Engineering
21 28 (28.57%) Degree
22 27 (27.55%) Web Services
22 27 (27.55%) LINQ
23 26 (26.53%) Web Development
24 25 (25.51%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.20%) CMS
3 5 (5.10%) Node.js
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.04%) Confluence
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (39.80%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.24%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (91.84%) SQL Server
2 48 (48.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (19.39%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (46.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (23.47%) Subversion
3 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.24%) Selenium
4 12 (12.24%) TeamCity
5 11 (11.22%) NUnit
5 11 (11.22%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (11.22%) Moq
6 8 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (6.12%) JIRA
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (4.08%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.02%) NSubstitute
General
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Billing
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (68.37%) Developer
2 37 (37.76%) C# Developer
3 35 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 27 (27.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (25.51%) Senior Developer
6 24 (24.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (12.24%) Architect
8 12 (12.24%) Technical Architect
9 11 (11.22%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.16%) Web Architect
12 7 (7.14%) Development Manager
13 6 (6.12%) WPF Developer
14 5 (5.10%) AWS Developer
14 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
14 5 (5.10%) Analyst
15 4 (4.08%) Quality Manager
15 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (94.90%) .NET
2 84 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 71 (72.45%) HTML
4 68 (69.39%) CSS
5 59 (60.20%) jQuery
6 48 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (46.94%) .NET Framework
8 40 (40.82%) Entity Framework
9 36 (36.73%) WCF
10 32 (32.65%) Ajax
11 27 (27.55%) LINQ
11 27 (27.55%) Web Services
12 25 (25.51%) WPF
12 25 (25.51%) AngularJS
13 24 (24.49%) HTML5
14 19 (19.39%) ADO.NET
15 18 (18.37%) WinForms
16 17 (17.35%) XML
17 16 (16.33%) Silverlight
18 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) N-Tier
2 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.24%) Mathematics
4 11 (11.22%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.08%) Wiki
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) UNIX
3 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (57.14%) MVC
3 41 (41.84%) TDD
4 38 (38.78%) Scrum
5 31 (31.63%) Software Engineering
6 26 (26.53%) Web Development
7 24 (24.49%) OO
8 22 (22.45%) Multithreading
9 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (21.43%) OOD
10 17 (17.35%) SDLC
11 15 (15.31%) Kanban
11 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
14 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
15 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (9.18%) Automated Testing
17 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (92.86%) C#
2 66 (67.35%) JavaScript
3 42 (42.86%) SQL
4 15 (15.31%) T-SQL
4 15 (15.31%) VB
5 13 (13.27%) C
6 8 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.12%) Java
9 4 (4.08%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) VB6
11 1 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 68 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) Cisco
3 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.04%) Telerik
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.02%) Nintex
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago