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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 29 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 83 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.50% 7.15% 3.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.96% 32.55% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 42
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 £36,750 £37,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
129 255 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.23% 21.96% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 121 225 142
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 27 £47,500 -11.62% 3
Luton -17 15 £47,500 +4.97% 3
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (93.62%) .NET
2 80 (85.11%) SQL Server
2 80 (85.11%) C#
2 80 (85.11%) ASP.NET
3 67 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (69.15%) HTML
5 63 (67.02%) CSS
6 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
7 57 (60.64%) JavaScript
8 54 (57.45%) jQuery
9 50 (53.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (50.00%) MVC
11 45 (47.87%) SQL
11 45 (47.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (45.74%) .NET Framework
13 42 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (43.62%) Scrum
15 38 (40.43%) Entity Framework
16 36 (38.30%) Windows
17 34 (36.17%) TDD
18 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
19 32 (34.04%) Software Engineering
20 30 (31.91%) Ajax
20 30 (31.91%) WCF
20 30 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
21 26 (27.66%) LINQ
22 25 (26.60%) Degree
23 23 (24.47%) Web Services
23 23 (24.47%) AngularJS
24 22 (23.40%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.64%) CMS
3 8 (8.51%) Confluence
4 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.77%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (85.11%) SQL Server
2 45 (47.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (17.02%) Relational Database
5 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (53.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (23.40%) Subversion
3 19 (20.21%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.77%) TeamCity
4 12 (12.77%) JIRA
5 11 (11.70%) NUnit
6 10 (10.64%) Selenium
7 9 (9.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (9.57%) Moq
8 7 (7.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (4.26%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.06%) NSubstitute
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Billing
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) C# Developer
3 29 (30.85%) .NET Developer
4 23 (24.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (21.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (21.28%) Senior Developer
6 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Architect
7 11 (11.70%) Technical Architect
8 10 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (9.57%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (8.51%) Development Manager
10 8 (8.51%) Web Architect
11 7 (7.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.38%) WPF Developer
13 5 (5.32%) AWS Developer
13 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
13 5 (5.32%) Analyst
14 4 (4.26%) Senior Manager
14 4 (4.26%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (93.62%) .NET
2 80 (85.11%) ASP.NET
3 65 (69.15%) HTML
4 63 (67.02%) CSS
5 54 (57.45%) jQuery
6 43 (45.74%) .NET Framework
7 42 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (40.43%) Entity Framework
9 30 (31.91%) Ajax
9 30 (31.91%) WCF
10 26 (27.66%) LINQ
11 23 (24.47%) Web Services
11 23 (24.47%) AngularJS
12 21 (22.34%) HTML5
12 21 (22.34%) WPF
13 17 (18.09%) XML
14 16 (17.02%) ADO.NET
15 15 (15.96%) WinForms
15 15 (15.96%) Silverlight
16 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) N-Tier
2 12 (12.77%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.57%) Client/Server
5 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Wiki
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) UNIX
3 3 (3.19%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) MVC
3 41 (43.62%) Scrum
4 34 (36.17%) TDD
5 32 (34.04%) Software Engineering
6 21 (22.34%) Web Development
7 20 (21.28%) E-Commerce
7 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (19.15%) OO
9 17 (18.09%) Multithreading
9 17 (18.09%) SDLC
10 16 (17.02%) OOD
11 15 (15.96%) Kanban
12 13 (13.83%) Waterfall
12 13 (13.83%) Mentoring
13 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
14 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
15 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
17 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (85.11%) C#
2 57 (60.64%) JavaScript
3 45 (47.87%) SQL
4 15 (15.96%) VB
5 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 13 (13.83%) C
7 11 (11.70%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.38%) Java
10 4 (4.26%) Perl
11 2 (2.13%) VB6
12 1 (1.06%) VBA
12 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco
3 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.13%) Telerik
4 2 (2.13%) Nintex
5 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago