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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 27 72
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +45
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 46 100 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.21% 8.58% 2.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.86% 42.19% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 91 24
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
140 237 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.82% 20.34% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 216 129
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Luton -10 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Bedford -11 17 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 72 (83.72%) SQL Server
3 70 (81.40%) C#
4 65 (75.58%) ASP.NET
5 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (59.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
8 47 (54.65%) Scrum
9 46 (53.49%) HTML
10 45 (52.33%) JavaScript
11 44 (51.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (50.00%) jQuery
12 43 (50.00%) .NET Framework
13 42 (48.84%) CSS
14 39 (45.35%) SQL
15 37 (43.02%) MVC
16 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (36.05%) Entity Framework
18 30 (34.88%) TDD
19 27 (31.40%) MS Excel
19 27 (31.40%) LINQ
20 24 (27.91%) Silverlight
21 23 (26.74%) WCF
21 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
21 23 (26.74%) Windows
22 21 (24.42%) Ajax
22 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
23 20 (23.26%) WPF
24 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
25 17 (19.77%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (11.63%) CMS
1 10 (11.63%) Confluence
2 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (31.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (83.72%) SQL Server
2 51 (59.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (51.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.60%) Subversion
3 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 13 (15.12%) JIRA
5 11 (12.79%) NUnit
6 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (6.98%) Moq
8 4 (4.65%) Selenium
8 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.16%) NSubstitute
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
1 4 (4.65%) Automotive
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (51.16%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) .NET Developer
3 23 (26.74%) C# Developer
4 20 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (17.44%) Development Manager
7 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (15.12%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Architect
10 8 (9.30%) Technical Architect
10 8 (9.30%) Senior Manager
10 8 (9.30%) Senior Development Manager
11 7 (8.14%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (8.14%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Quality Manager
13 4 (4.65%) Release Manager
13 4 (4.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 65 (75.58%) ASP.NET
3 46 (53.49%) HTML
4 43 (50.00%) jQuery
4 43 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 42 (48.84%) CSS
6 35 (40.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (36.05%) Entity Framework
8 27 (31.40%) LINQ
9 24 (27.91%) Silverlight
10 23 (26.74%) WCF
11 21 (24.42%) Ajax
12 20 (23.26%) WPF
13 17 (19.77%) Web Services
14 15 (17.44%) XML
15 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
16 10 (11.63%) WinForms
16 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (10.47%) Razor View Engine
18 8 (9.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) N-Tier
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Android
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) Scrum
3 37 (43.02%) MVC
4 30 (34.88%) TDD
5 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
6 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
7 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
8 12 (13.95%) OOD
8 12 (13.95%) Coaching
8 12 (13.95%) Performance Management
9 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.79%) OO
10 10 (11.63%) Web Development
10 10 (11.63%) Kanban
11 9 (10.47%) Multithreading
11 9 (10.47%) Matrix Management
11 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (81.40%) C#
2 45 (52.33%) JavaScript
3 39 (45.35%) SQL
4 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
5 13 (15.12%) T-SQL
6 12 (13.95%) VB
7 8 (9.30%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.98%) C
9 5 (5.81%) VB6
9 5 (5.81%) Java
10 4 (4.65%) Perl
11 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) MCP
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Telerik
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco
3 2 (2.33%) Nintex
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £43,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago