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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 62 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.44% 4.24% 2.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 43.97% 24.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 31
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +76.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
141 174 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.66% 17.16% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 134 158 150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +18 48 £62,500 +8.69%
Luton +5 2 £45,250 -9.50% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 145 (95.39%) .NET
2 143 (94.08%) C#
3 137 (90.13%) SQL Server
4 111 (73.03%) Microsoft
5 109 (71.71%) ASP.NET
6 94 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (51.97%) Scrum
8 73 (48.03%) WCF
9 72 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 71 (46.71%) SQL
11 68 (44.74%) JavaScript
12 67 (44.08%) TDD
13 61 (40.13%) HTML
14 58 (38.16%) WPF
14 58 (38.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 55 (36.18%) Silverlight
15 55 (36.18%) MVC
16 52 (34.21%) MS Excel
17 46 (30.26%) .NET Framework
18 42 (27.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (27.63%) Windows
19 39 (25.66%) T-SQL
20 38 (25.00%) CSS
21 37 (24.34%) LINQ
21 37 (24.34%) jQuery
21 37 (24.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 35 (23.03%) Web Services
23 29 (19.08%) SharePoint
23 29 (19.08%) SQL Server 2005
24 27 (17.76%) Matrix Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (5.26%) CMS
4 6 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 52 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.50%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Intranet
2 4 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (90.13%) SQL Server
2 72 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (19.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 16 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 15 (9.87%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (38.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (13.16%) Subversion
3 18 (11.84%) Moq
4 17 (11.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (5.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.29%) NUnit
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.66%) JIRA
9 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (7.24%) Automotive
2 2 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (61.18%) Developer
2 34 (22.37%) Architect
3 33 (21.71%) .NET Developer
4 29 (19.08%) C# Developer
5 28 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (16.45%) Senior Developer
7 20 (13.16%) Software Developer
8 19 (12.50%) Technical Architect
8 19 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
9 17 (11.18%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (11.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (10.53%) Lead Architect
11 15 (9.87%) Web Developer
12 14 (9.21%) Development Manager
12 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.92%) Graduate
13 9 (5.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
15 7 (4.61%) .NET Team Leader
15 7 (4.61%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (95.39%) .NET
2 109 (71.71%) ASP.NET
3 73 (48.03%) WCF
4 61 (40.13%) HTML
5 58 (38.16%) WPF
6 55 (36.18%) Silverlight
7 46 (30.26%) .NET Framework
8 42 (27.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (25.00%) CSS
10 37 (24.34%) LINQ
10 37 (24.34%) jQuery
10 37 (24.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 35 (23.03%) Web Services
12 25 (16.45%) WinForms
13 19 (12.50%) Ajax
14 18 (11.84%) ADO.NET
15 17 (11.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (10.53%) XML
17 9 (5.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.63%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.32%) EPoS
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 10 (6.58%) Android
2 10 (6.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (51.97%) Scrum
3 67 (44.08%) TDD
4 55 (36.18%) MVC
5 27 (17.76%) Matrix Management
6 25 (16.45%) OOD
7 24 (15.79%) Multithreading
8 21 (13.82%) OO
9 16 (10.53%) Performance Management
10 15 (9.87%) Mentoring
10 15 (9.87%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.21%) Coaching
12 11 (7.24%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.58%) Project Management
14 9 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (5.26%) CRM
15 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (4.61%) Waterfall
17 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
17 6 (3.95%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 143 (94.08%) C#
2 71 (46.71%) SQL
3 68 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 39 (25.66%) T-SQL
5 27 (17.76%) VB.NET
6 17 (11.18%) VB
7 14 (9.21%) C++
8 11 (7.24%) VB6
9 6 (3.95%) C
10 3 (1.97%) PHP
11 2 (1.32%) XAML
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.66%) Java
12 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) MCP
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) MOM
2 2 (1.32%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 111 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.29%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.63%) Progress
6 2 (1.32%) Nintex
7 1 (0.66%) ESRI
7 1 (0.66%) Luciad
Luton, Bedfordshire
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