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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 76 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.11% 6.47% 4.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.18% 35.85% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 71 55
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
151 212 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.40% 18.06% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 100 194 157
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +8 16 £51,250 +36.66% 1
Bedford -16 14 £47,500 - 3
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 87 (92.55%) .NET
2 80 (85.11%) C#
3 78 (82.98%) SQL Server
4 70 (74.47%) ASP.NET
5 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
7 58 (61.70%) Scrum
8 53 (56.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (48.94%) .NET Framework
9 46 (48.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
11 41 (43.62%) MVC
12 40 (42.55%) Silverlight
13 37 (39.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (38.30%) TDD
14 36 (38.30%) SQL
15 35 (37.23%) MS Excel
15 35 (37.23%) WCF
16 34 (36.17%) jQuery
17 33 (35.11%) WPF
17 33 (35.11%) LINQ
17 33 (35.11%) HTML
17 33 (35.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 27 (28.72%) CSS
19 20 (21.28%) Matrix Management
20 19 (20.21%) Ajax
21 18 (19.15%) Software Engineering
21 18 (19.15%) Performance Management
21 18 (19.15%) Web Services
21 18 (19.15%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.64%) Confluence
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.13%) Node.js
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (82.98%) SQL Server
2 53 (56.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (48.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (11.70%) Moq
3 10 (10.64%) JIRA
3 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.57%) NUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Subversion
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.06%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (7.45%) Automotive
2 2 (2.13%) Banking
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 23 (24.47%) C# Developer
4 22 (23.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (19.15%) Development Manager
6 16 (17.02%) Senior Developer
6 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (14.89%) Architect
8 12 (12.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (10.64%) Technical Architect
9 10 (10.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (9.57%) Senior Development Manager
10 9 (9.57%) Senior Manager
11 8 (8.51%) Lead Architect
12 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
13 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
13 6 (6.38%) Lead Technical Architect
13 6 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (92.55%) .NET
2 70 (74.47%) ASP.NET
3 46 (48.94%) .NET Framework
4 40 (42.55%) Silverlight
5 37 (39.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (37.23%) WCF
7 34 (36.17%) jQuery
8 33 (35.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 33 (35.11%) WPF
8 33 (35.11%) LINQ
8 33 (35.11%) HTML
9 27 (28.72%) CSS
10 19 (20.21%) Ajax
11 18 (19.15%) Web Services
12 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (12.77%) AngularJS
13 12 (12.77%) WinForms
14 11 (11.70%) ADO.NET
14 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (6.38%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Android
2 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (61.70%) Scrum
3 41 (43.62%) MVC
4 36 (38.30%) TDD
5 20 (21.28%) Matrix Management
6 18 (19.15%) Performance Management
6 18 (19.15%) OOD
6 18 (19.15%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
6 18 (19.15%) Coaching
7 14 (14.89%) OO
8 12 (12.77%) Multithreading
9 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.38%) CRM
11 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.26%) Web Design
12 4 (4.26%) Web Development
12 4 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (85.11%) C#
2 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 36 (38.30%) SQL
4 16 (17.02%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.32%) VB
8 4 (4.26%) VB6
9 2 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) MCP
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 61 (64.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Telerik
4 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.13%) Nintex
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38 - 45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago