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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 55 28 59
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 103 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.34% 8.30% 3.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.68% 41.53% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 98 37
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
148 248 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.01% 19.98% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 102 231 150
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 £36,400 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 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 5 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 -5 18 £43,250 -8.94% 3
Bedford -12 15 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 84 (91.30%) .NET
2 77 (83.70%) SQL Server
2 77 (83.70%) C#
3 69 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 63 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
5 57 (61.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 50 (54.35%) .NET Framework
6 50 (54.35%) Scrum
7 49 (53.26%) JavaScript
8 47 (51.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (46.74%) HTML
10 42 (45.65%) jQuery
11 40 (43.48%) SQL
12 39 (42.39%) MVC
13 38 (41.30%) CSS
14 37 (40.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (39.13%) MS Excel
16 34 (36.96%) Entity Framework
17 33 (35.87%) Silverlight
17 33 (35.87%) LINQ
18 29 (31.52%) TDD
19 26 (28.26%) WCF
20 24 (26.09%) WPF
21 23 (25.00%) Windows
22 22 (23.91%) Ajax
23 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
24 18 (19.57%) Web Services
24 18 (19.57%) Mentoring
25 17 (18.48%) Coaching

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.87%) Confluence
3 9 (9.78%) CMS
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (83.70%) SQL Server
2 57 (61.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (51.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.04%) JIRA
3 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.87%) NUnit
4 10 (10.87%) Subversion
5 8 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (8.70%) Moq
6 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.09%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.52%) Automotive
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) Developer
2 24 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 22 (23.91%) C# Developer
4 21 (22.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.65%) Development Manager
6 18 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (16.30%) Senior Developer
7 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Manager
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Development Manager
9 9 (9.78%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Architect
11 7 (7.61%) Technical Architect
11 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
12 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
12 6 (6.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (5.43%) Lead Technical Architect
13 5 (5.43%) Lead Architect
14 4 (4.35%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (91.30%) .NET
2 69 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 50 (54.35%) .NET Framework
4 43 (46.74%) HTML
5 42 (45.65%) jQuery
6 38 (41.30%) CSS
7 37 (40.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (36.96%) Entity Framework
9 33 (35.87%) Silverlight
9 33 (35.87%) LINQ
10 26 (28.26%) WCF
11 24 (26.09%) WPF
12 22 (23.91%) Ajax
13 18 (19.57%) Web Services
14 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (13.04%) AngularJS
16 11 (11.96%) WinForms
17 9 (9.78%) ADO.NET
17 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 8 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Android
2 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (54.35%) Scrum
3 39 (42.39%) MVC
4 29 (31.52%) TDD
5 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.57%) Mentoring
7 17 (18.48%) Coaching
7 17 (18.48%) Performance Management
8 16 (17.39%) OOD
9 14 (15.22%) Matrix Management
10 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
11 12 (13.04%) OO
12 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.96%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.52%) Web Development
14 6 (6.52%) CRM
14 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
15 5 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (5.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (83.70%) C#
2 49 (53.26%) JavaScript
3 40 (43.48%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 13 (14.13%) PowerShell
6 12 (13.04%) VB
7 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.52%) C
9 5 (5.43%) VB6
10 4 (4.35%) Java
11 1 (1.09%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) MCP
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) Telerik
4 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.17%) Nintex
5 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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