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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 88 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.62% 4.63% 5.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.48% 26.32% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 84 45 49
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
248 171 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.47% 17.59% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 206 168 136
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -6 33 £55,000 - 2
Luton - 33 £45,000 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 5 £32,000 - 1
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 172 (93.99%) .NET
2 159 (86.89%) SQL Server
3 158 (86.34%) C#
4 138 (75.41%) ASP.NET
5 108 (59.02%) Microsoft
6 92 (50.27%) Windows
7 91 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (48.09%) SQL
9 87 (47.54%) WCF
10 84 (45.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 83 (45.36%) JavaScript
12 79 (43.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 78 (42.62%) Scrum
14 77 (42.08%) HTML
15 71 (38.80%) TDD
16 60 (32.79%) MVC
17 57 (31.15%) Web Services
18 53 (28.96%) T-SQL
19 52 (28.42%) CSS
20 51 (27.87%) Subversion
21 50 (27.32%) .NET Framework
22 46 (25.14%) SharePoint
23 42 (22.95%) Relational Database
24 41 (22.40%) WPF
24 41 (22.40%) jQuery
25 36 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
25 36 (19.67%) VB.NET
25 36 (19.67%) XML
26 34 (18.58%) Multithreading
26 34 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (25.14%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (10.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (10.38%) CMS
4 11 (6.01%) IIS
5 8 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.09%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 31 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.20%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.56%) Internet
2 5 (2.73%) Intranet
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (86.89%) SQL Server
2 79 (43.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (22.95%) Relational Database
4 36 (19.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (7.65%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (5.46%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.19%) MySQL
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (45.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (27.87%) Subversion
3 33 (18.03%) TeamCity
4 14 (7.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (5.46%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.28%) Moq
6 6 (3.28%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.09%) JIRA
8 2 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (6.56%) Marketing
2 6 (3.28%) Automotive
3 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Finance
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 123 (67.21%) Developer
2 49 (26.78%) .NET Developer
3 34 (18.58%) Architect
4 29 (15.85%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.57%) Web Developer
6 22 (12.02%) C# Developer
7 19 (10.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (10.38%) Software Developer
8 16 (8.74%) SharePoint Developer
9 12 (6.56%) Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Analyst Programmer
9 12 (6.56%) Programmer
9 12 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.01%) Technical Architect
10 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.46%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.92%) Release Manager
12 9 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
13 8 (4.37%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (93.99%) .NET
2 138 (75.41%) ASP.NET
3 87 (47.54%) WCF
4 77 (42.08%) HTML
5 57 (31.15%) Web Services
6 52 (28.42%) CSS
7 50 (27.32%) .NET Framework
8 41 (22.40%) WPF
8 41 (22.40%) jQuery
9 36 (19.67%) XML
10 34 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (16.39%) Silverlight
12 29 (15.85%) WinForms
13 19 (10.38%) XSLT
14 17 (9.29%) LINQ
15 16 (8.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 15 (8.20%) Middleware
17 14 (7.65%) WSDL
18 13 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 11 (6.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.56%) N-Tier
1 12 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.19%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.09%) EPoS
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) AS400
6 2 (1.09%) Physics
6 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 92 (50.27%) Windows
2 4 (2.19%) Android
2 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.64%) UNIX
3 3 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (42.62%) Scrum
3 71 (38.80%) TDD
4 60 (32.79%) MVC
5 34 (18.58%) Multithreading
6 33 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 32 (17.49%) Project Management
8 29 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (14.21%) Web Development
10 25 (13.66%) Waterfall
11 23 (12.57%) Product Management
11 23 (12.57%) Business Analysis
12 22 (12.02%) E-Commerce
13 20 (10.93%) OO
14 18 (9.84%) Configuration Management
14 18 (9.84%) OOD
15 14 (7.65%) Line Management
16 13 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
17 10 (5.46%) ETL
17 10 (5.46%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (86.34%) C#
2 88 (48.09%) SQL
3 83 (45.36%) JavaScript
4 53 (28.96%) T-SQL
5 36 (19.67%) VB.NET
6 24 (13.11%) VB
7 19 (10.38%) VB6
8 17 (9.29%) C
9 13 (7.10%) C++
10 8 (4.37%) Groovy
10 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.83%) PHP
12 3 (1.64%) VBA
12 3 (1.64%) Perl
13 2 (1.09%) Java
13 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) MOM
2 2 (1.09%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 108 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.56%) Oracle
3 8 (4.37%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.19%) Progress
5 3 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.09%) IBM
6 2 (1.09%) ESRI
6 2 (1.09%) Luciad
6 2 (1.09%) Nintex
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
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