The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 63 25
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -38
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 99 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.44% 3.67% 6.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.29% 26.22% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 94 40 61
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
252 164 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.93% 14.01% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 234 147 168
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
East of England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +16 72 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Luton +13 22 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £30,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 147 (98.00%) .NET
2 140 (93.33%) C#
3 125 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 111 (74.00%) ASP.NET
5 89 (59.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (55.33%) WCF
7 73 (48.67%) Windows
8 70 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (44.00%) Microsoft
9 66 (44.00%) Scrum
10 61 (40.67%) SQL
11 59 (39.33%) Web Services
12 55 (36.67%) TDD
13 53 (35.33%) Project Management
14 51 (34.00%) Business Analysis
15 50 (33.33%) .NET Framework
15 50 (33.33%) Software Engineering
16 49 (32.67%) WinForms
16 49 (32.67%) OO
16 49 (32.67%) HTML
16 49 (32.67%) Product Management
16 49 (32.67%) Relational Database
17 47 (31.33%) T-SQL
17 47 (31.33%) CSS
18 45 (30.00%) SharePoint
19 44 (29.33%) Subversion
19 44 (29.33%) Silverlight
20 42 (28.00%) WPF
21 41 (27.33%) MVC
21 41 (27.33%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 45 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (15.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (7.33%) CMS
5 9 (6.00%) Node.js
5 9 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.67%) IIS
7 3 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.67%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) Mingle
2 7 (4.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.67%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) SaaS
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 70 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (32.67%) Relational Database
4 18 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.67%) RavenDB
7 7 (4.67%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.33%) MySQL
10 2 (1.33%) MS Access
10 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (59.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (29.33%) Subversion
3 13 (8.67%) TeamCity
4 11 (7.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (6.67%) MSBuild
6 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (6.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.00%) NUnit
7 7 (4.67%) MSTest
8 5 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (3.33%) Moq
9 3 (2.00%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.67%) JIRA
10 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 4 (2.67%) Finance
1 4 (2.67%) Legal
2 3 (2.00%) Marketing
2 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (55.33%) Developer
2 44 (29.33%) Architect
3 35 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (23.33%) .NET Developer
4 25 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 23 (15.33%) C# Developer
6 22 (14.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (11.33%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.33%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Technical Leader
9 10 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 10 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Release Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Programmer
12 7 (4.67%) Build and Release Engineer
12 7 (4.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (98.00%) .NET
2 111 (74.00%) ASP.NET
3 83 (55.33%) WCF
4 59 (39.33%) Web Services
5 50 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 49 (32.67%) WinForms
6 49 (32.67%) HTML
7 47 (31.33%) CSS
8 44 (29.33%) Silverlight
9 42 (28.00%) WPF
10 36 (24.00%) jQuery
11 28 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (18.67%) HTML5
12 26 (17.33%) LINQ
12 26 (17.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (16.00%) Middleware
14 22 (14.67%) Ajax
15 18 (12.00%) LINQ to SQL
15 18 (12.00%) ADO.NET
16 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.00%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.00%) Animation
5 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.33%) Physics
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.67%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) AS400
6 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (48.67%) Windows
2 8 (5.33%) Linux
3 7 (4.67%) CentOS
4 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.00%) Scrum
2 55 (36.67%) TDD
3 53 (35.33%) Project Management
4 51 (34.00%) Business Analysis
5 50 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 49 (32.67%) OO
6 49 (32.67%) Product Management
7 41 (27.33%) MVC
8 39 (26.00%) OOD
8 39 (26.00%) Multithreading
9 37 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (24.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 29 (19.33%) SOA
12 27 (18.00%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (10.00%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (6.00%) Build Automation
16 9 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (93.33%) C#
2 61 (40.67%) SQL
3 47 (31.33%) T-SQL
4 41 (27.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.33%) C
8 3 (2.00%) Groovy
8 3 (2.00%) VBA
8 3 (2.00%) PHP
8 3 (2.00%) VB
9 2 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) MCTS
4 1 (0.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (0.67%) IBM
3 1 (0.67%) HP
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