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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 73 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.68% 4.07% 3.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.68% 21.59% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 73 36 35
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +85.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £50,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
199 176 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.21% 18.84% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 165 171 129
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 +1 40 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Luton - 18 £42,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £31,000 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 146 (94.19%) .NET
2 137 (88.39%) SQL Server
3 135 (87.10%) C#
4 117 (75.48%) ASP.NET
5 106 (68.39%) Microsoft
6 94 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (51.61%) SQL
8 73 (47.10%) Scrum
9 71 (45.81%) WCF
10 70 (45.16%) JavaScript
11 68 (43.87%) HTML
11 68 (43.87%) TDD
12 65 (41.94%) Windows
12 65 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 60 (38.71%) MVC
14 57 (36.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 46 (29.68%) WPF
16 45 (29.03%) T-SQL
17 41 (26.45%) CSS
18 40 (25.81%) .NET Framework
19 38 (24.52%) MS Excel
20 37 (23.87%) Web Services
20 37 (23.87%) Silverlight
21 36 (23.23%) SharePoint
22 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 34 (21.94%) VB.NET
24 33 (21.29%) Subversion
24 33 (21.29%) jQuery
25 32 (20.65%) SQL Server 2005
26 27 (17.42%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (23.23%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (9.03%) CMS
4 12 (7.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.87%) IIS
6 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 38 (24.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) Internet
2 5 (3.23%) Intranet
3 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (88.39%) SQL Server
2 65 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (20.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (12.26%) Relational Database
5 14 (9.03%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (8.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (8.39%) Oracle Database
6 13 (8.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.29%) MySQL
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (36.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (21.29%) Subversion
3 25 (16.13%) TeamCity
4 12 (7.74%) Moq
5 11 (7.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (7.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.29%) JIRA
9 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (6.45%) Marketing
2 9 (5.81%) Automotive
3 2 (1.29%) Legal
3 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (65.16%) Developer
2 42 (27.10%) .NET Developer
3 29 (18.71%) Architect
4 25 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 23 (14.84%) C# Developer
6 21 (13.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (11.61%) Web Developer
8 17 (10.97%) Software Developer
9 13 (8.39%) Technical Architect
9 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (8.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Lead Architect
11 11 (7.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (5.81%) VB.NET Developer
14 8 (5.16%) Analyst
14 8 (5.16%) Test Manager
14 8 (5.16%) Analyst Programmer
14 8 (5.16%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (94.19%) .NET
2 117 (75.48%) ASP.NET
3 71 (45.81%) WCF
4 68 (43.87%) HTML
5 46 (29.68%) WPF
6 41 (26.45%) CSS
7 40 (25.81%) .NET Framework
8 37 (23.87%) Web Services
8 37 (23.87%) Silverlight
9 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (21.29%) jQuery
11 27 (17.42%) XML
12 22 (14.19%) LINQ
13 21 (13.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (12.90%) WinForms
15 12 (7.74%) ADO.NET
15 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 9 (5.81%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (5.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.58%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.29%) EPoS
6 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (41.94%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) Android
2 7 (4.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (47.10%) Scrum
3 68 (43.87%) TDD
4 60 (38.71%) MVC
5 24 (15.48%) Multithreading
6 21 (13.55%) Web Development
7 18 (11.61%) Waterfall
8 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.97%) OO
9 16 (10.32%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.32%) Project Management
9 16 (10.32%) Matrix Management
10 14 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.03%) OOD
11 13 (8.39%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.10%) Line Management
13 10 (6.45%) Product Management
13 10 (6.45%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.16%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (5.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (87.10%) C#
2 80 (51.61%) SQL
3 70 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 45 (29.03%) T-SQL
5 34 (21.94%) VB.NET
6 25 (16.13%) VB
7 19 (12.26%) VB6
8 13 (8.39%) C
8 13 (8.39%) C++
9 4 (2.58%) Groovy
10 3 (1.94%) PHP
11 2 (1.29%) Java
11 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.29%) XAML
12 1 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) MOM
2 2 (1.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 106 (68.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.68%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.58%) Progress
5 3 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.29%) Nintex
6 2 (1.29%) ESRI
6 2 (1.29%) Luciad
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 20 days
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £32,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £50000 per annum + Pension + Life/Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago