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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 85 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.11% 4.44% 5.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.46% 25.84% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 46 46
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +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
254 178 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.26% 17.18% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 222 173 135
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 £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 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 22 August 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
Luton +26 40 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedford -8 30 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £33,500 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 173 (93.51%) .NET
2 161 (87.03%) C#
3 159 (85.95%) SQL Server
4 139 (75.14%) ASP.NET
5 104 (56.22%) Microsoft
6 100 (54.05%) Windows
7 94 (50.81%) WCF
8 93 (50.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 84 (45.41%) SQL
10 81 (43.78%) Scrum
11 79 (42.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 78 (42.16%) JavaScript
13 70 (37.84%) HTML
14 67 (36.22%) TDD
15 60 (32.43%) T-SQL
16 58 (31.35%) Subversion
16 58 (31.35%) .NET Framework
17 56 (30.27%) Web Services
18 55 (29.73%) MVC
19 52 (28.11%) SharePoint
20 51 (27.57%) CSS
20 51 (27.57%) Relational Database
21 46 (24.86%) Project Management
22 45 (24.32%) WPF
23 43 (23.24%) Software Engineering
24 42 (22.70%) Multithreading
25 40 (21.62%) jQuery
26 37 (20.00%) Silverlight
26 37 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
27 36 (19.46%) Business Analysis

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (28.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (11.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (10.27%) CMS
5 11 (5.95%) IIS
6 8 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 30 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.49%) Internet
2 5 (2.70%) Intranet
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
3 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (85.95%) SQL Server
2 79 (42.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (27.57%) Relational Database
4 32 (17.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (12.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (7.03%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (5.41%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.16%) MySQL
13 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (50.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (31.35%) Subversion
3 32 (17.30%) TeamCity
4 15 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (4.86%) MSBuild
5 9 (4.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.16%) Moq
8 3 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.62%) JIRA
9 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (6.49%) Marketing
2 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.16%) Finance
3 2 (1.08%) Legal
3 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 118 (63.78%) Developer
2 49 (26.49%) .NET Developer
3 37 (20.00%) Architect
4 30 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.81%) Web Developer
5 20 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 19 (10.27%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (9.73%) Software Developer
8 17 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (8.65%) SharePoint Developer
10 11 (5.95%) Analyst
10 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.41%) Test Manager
11 10 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (5.41%) Programmer
12 9 (4.86%) Technical Architect
12 9 (4.86%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Release Manager
13 8 (4.32%) Team Leader
13 8 (4.32%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (93.51%) .NET
2 139 (75.14%) ASP.NET
3 94 (50.81%) WCF
4 70 (37.84%) HTML
5 58 (31.35%) .NET Framework
6 56 (30.27%) Web Services
7 51 (27.57%) CSS
8 45 (24.32%) WPF
9 40 (21.62%) jQuery
10 37 (20.00%) Silverlight
11 35 (18.92%) WinForms
12 34 (18.38%) XML
13 32 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (11.89%) Middleware
15 19 (10.27%) XSLT
15 19 (10.27%) LINQ
16 18 (9.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (7.57%) WSDL
18 12 (6.49%) Ajax
19 11 (5.95%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.86%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.32%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.16%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.08%) AS400
5 2 (1.08%) EPoS
5 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.08%) Physics
5 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 100 (54.05%) Windows
2 3 (1.62%) Linux
2 3 (1.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (43.78%) Scrum
2 67 (36.22%) TDD
3 55 (29.73%) MVC
4 46 (24.86%) Project Management
5 43 (23.24%) Software Engineering
6 42 (22.70%) Multithreading
7 37 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (19.46%) Business Analysis
9 35 (18.92%) Product Management
9 35 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (14.05%) Web Development
11 25 (13.51%) Waterfall
12 24 (12.97%) OO
13 23 (12.43%) OOD
14 21 (11.35%) Configuration Management
15 20 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
15 20 (10.81%) E-Commerce
16 11 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (5.41%) SOA
17 10 (5.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 161 (87.03%) C#
2 84 (45.41%) SQL
3 78 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 60 (32.43%) T-SQL
5 29 (15.68%) VB.NET
6 19 (10.27%) VB
7 18 (9.73%) VB6
8 17 (9.19%) C
9 12 (6.49%) C++
10 11 (5.95%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.32%) Groovy
12 7 (3.78%) PHP
13 3 (1.62%) VBA
13 3 (1.62%) Perl
14 2 (1.08%) XAML
14 2 (1.08%) Java
14 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (9.73%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) MOM
2 2 (1.08%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 104 (56.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.41%) Oracle
3 7 (3.78%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.62%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.08%) ESRI
5 2 (1.08%) IBM
5 2 (1.08%) Progress
5 2 (1.08%) Luciad
5 2 (1.08%) Nintex
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £35,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago