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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 82 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.10% 3.70% 5.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.54% 27.21% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 43
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
252 147 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.82% 13.60% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 222 141 135
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 24 July 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 July 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
Luton +24 43 £45,250 -9.50% 2
Bedford -4 28 £53,750 +2.38% 8
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £32,750 - 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 173 (93.51%) .NET
2 160 (86.49%) C#
3 157 (84.86%) SQL Server
4 139 (75.14%) ASP.NET
5 106 (57.30%) Windows
6 100 (54.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 98 (52.97%) WCF
7 98 (52.97%) Microsoft
8 84 (45.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 80 (43.24%) Scrum
10 79 (42.70%) SQL
11 74 (40.00%) JavaScript
12 68 (36.76%) HTML
13 63 (34.05%) .NET Framework
13 63 (34.05%) TDD
14 62 (33.51%) Subversion
14 62 (33.51%) Web Services
15 59 (31.89%) T-SQL
16 57 (30.81%) CSS
16 57 (30.81%) MVC
17 56 (30.27%) SharePoint
18 55 (29.73%) Relational Database
19 51 (27.57%) Project Management
20 48 (25.95%) Software Engineering
21 46 (24.86%) jQuery
21 46 (24.86%) Multithreading
22 44 (23.78%) WinForms
23 43 (23.24%) Business Analysis
23 43 (23.24%) WPF
24 40 (21.62%) Continuous Integration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 56 (30.27%) SharePoint
2 26 (14.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (10.81%) CMS
5 11 (5.95%) IIS
6 9 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 29 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.16%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (2.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (84.86%) SQL Server
2 84 (45.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (29.73%) Relational Database
4 31 (16.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.41%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.86%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.16%) MySQL
14 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 100 (54.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (33.51%) Subversion
3 30 (16.22%) TeamCity
4 15 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (4.86%) MSBuild
6 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.70%) Moq
8 4 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.62%) JIRA
10 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (6.49%) Marketing
2 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.16%) Finance
3 2 (1.08%) Publishing
3 2 (1.08%) Legal
3 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (62.16%) Developer
2 52 (28.11%) .NET Developer
3 35 (18.92%) Architect
4 28 (15.14%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.43%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.89%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (9.73%) SharePoint Developer
9 17 (9.19%) Software Developer
10 16 (8.65%) Web Developer
11 12 (6.49%) Analyst
11 12 (6.49%) Programmer
11 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.95%) Analyst Programmer
13 10 (5.41%) Test Manager
14 9 (4.86%) .NET Programmer
14 9 (4.86%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (4.86%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (4.86%) Team Leader
14 9 (4.86%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (93.51%) .NET
2 139 (75.14%) ASP.NET
3 98 (52.97%) WCF
4 68 (36.76%) HTML
5 63 (34.05%) .NET Framework
6 62 (33.51%) Web Services
7 57 (30.81%) CSS
8 46 (24.86%) jQuery
9 44 (23.78%) WinForms
10 43 (23.24%) WPF
11 36 (19.46%) Silverlight
12 32 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (16.76%) XML
14 25 (13.51%) Middleware
15 21 (11.35%) LINQ
16 20 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (10.27%) XSLT
18 17 (9.19%) Ajax
19 15 (8.11%) HTML5
20 14 (7.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) N-Tier
2 12 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.32%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.62%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.08%) AS400
5 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.08%) Physics
5 2 (1.08%) Animation
6 1 (0.54%) Wiki
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 106 (57.30%) Windows
2 3 (1.62%) UNIX
2 3 (1.62%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.24%) Scrum
2 63 (34.05%) TDD
3 57 (30.81%) MVC
4 51 (27.57%) Project Management
5 48 (25.95%) Software Engineering
6 46 (24.86%) Multithreading
7 43 (23.24%) Business Analysis
8 40 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (21.62%) Product Management
9 31 (16.76%) OO
9 31 (16.76%) OOD
10 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (13.51%) Web Development
12 24 (12.97%) Technical Architecture
12 24 (12.97%) Waterfall
13 21 (11.35%) Configuration Management
14 17 (9.19%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.65%) SOA
15 16 (8.65%) Domain-Driven Design
16 12 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (86.49%) C#
2 79 (42.70%) SQL
3 74 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 59 (31.89%) T-SQL
5 24 (12.97%) VB.NET
6 18 (9.73%) C
7 15 (8.11%) VB
8 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.03%) VB6
9 8 (4.32%) Groovy
10 7 (3.78%) PHP
10 7 (3.78%) C++
11 4 (2.16%) VBA
12 3 (1.62%) Perl
13 2 (1.08%) Java
13 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (11.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) MOM
2 1 (0.54%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 98 (52.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle
3 3 (1.62%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.08%) Nintex
4 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.08%) IBM
4 2 (1.08%) ESRI
4 2 (1.08%) Luciad
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Progress
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 20 days
Posted: Yesterday
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago