The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 61 61 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.93% 3.19% 4.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.54% 27.48% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 80
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
297 222 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.27% 11.62% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 263 208 216
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Buckinghamshire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Milton Keynes -2 41 £40,000 - 6
Marlow +1 6 £43,500 -30.40%
High Wycombe -13 5 £51,000 +2.00% 1
Beaconsfield - 2 £28,750 -
Gerrards Cross +2 1 £27,500 -40.21%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 116 (82.27%) .NET
2 97 (68.79%) SQL Server
2 97 (68.79%) C#
3 95 (67.38%) JavaScript
4 90 (63.83%) ASP.NET
5 85 (60.28%) HTML
6 77 (54.61%) SQL
7 70 (49.65%) jQuery
8 67 (47.52%) CSS
9 63 (44.68%) MVC
10 60 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (30.50%) XML
13 41 (29.08%) Microsoft
14 40 (28.37%) Web Services
15 35 (24.82%) T-SQL
16 34 (24.11%) Finance
16 34 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (22.70%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (21.28%) MS Excel
19 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 27 (19.15%) .NET Framework
21 26 (18.44%) WCF
22 25 (17.73%) Ajax
23 23 (16.31%) Linux
23 23 (16.31%) VB.NET
23 23 (16.31%) Windows
24 22 (15.60%) Oracle
24 22 (15.60%) C++
25 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
1 12 (8.51%) CMS
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.55%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (68.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (22.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (9.93%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.71%) UniData
9 1 (0.71%) OLAP
9 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.38%) Subversion
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.84%) Bugzilla
3 4 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.84%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.42%) NUnit
5 2 (1.42%) JIRA
5 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (24.11%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Automotive
3 9 (6.38%) Marketing
4 8 (5.67%) Aerospace
4 8 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.26%) Games
6 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (80.14%) Developer
2 52 (36.88%) .NET Developer
3 44 (31.21%) C# Developer
4 37 (26.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (19.15%) Web Developer
6 26 (18.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (17.02%) Software Developer
8 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (9.93%) .NET Web Developer
9 13 (9.22%) Senior Developer
10 12 (8.51%) Software Engineer
10 12 (8.51%) C++ Developer
11 9 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
11 9 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (4.96%) VB.NET Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Software Tester
13 6 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (4.26%) SQL Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Analyst
13 6 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (82.27%) .NET
2 90 (63.83%) ASP.NET
3 85 (60.28%) HTML
4 70 (49.65%) jQuery
5 67 (47.52%) CSS
6 60 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (30.50%) XML
8 40 (28.37%) Web Services
9 29 (20.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 27 (19.15%) .NET Framework
11 26 (18.44%) WCF
12 25 (17.73%) Ajax
13 20 (14.18%) HTML5
14 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (12.06%) CSS3
16 15 (10.64%) Razor View Engine
16 15 (10.64%) JSON
17 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (7.80%) XHTML
19 10 (7.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Client/Server
2 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.80%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.26%) Physics
6 5 (3.55%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.13%) FMCG
9 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.42%) Clustering
10 1 (0.71%) Social Network
10 1 (0.71%) RIA
10 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Windows
1 23 (16.31%) Linux
2 15 (10.64%) Solaris
2 15 (10.64%) UNIX
3 4 (2.84%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.68%) MVC
2 45 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 16 (11.35%) Web Development
5 15 (10.64%) Multithreading
6 13 (9.22%) TDD
7 10 (7.09%) UML
7 10 (7.09%) OO
8 9 (6.38%) Content Management
9 8 (5.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.67%) BDD
10 7 (4.96%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.26%) OOD
11 6 (4.26%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.26%) Test Scripting
12 5 (3.55%) Project Management
12 5 (3.55%) Scrum
13 4 (2.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 97 (68.79%) C#
2 95 (67.38%) JavaScript
3 77 (54.61%) SQL
4 35 (24.82%) T-SQL
5 23 (16.31%) VB.NET
6 22 (15.60%) C++
7 9 (6.38%) VB
8 8 (5.67%) VBScript
8 8 (5.67%) VB6
9 4 (2.84%) C++/CLI
9 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.84%) C
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) Java
11 1 (0.71%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 11 (7.80%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) PhD
2 6 (4.26%) ISEB
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) MCP
4 2 (1.42%) MCAD
4 2 (1.42%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 41 (29.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.60%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) Sybase
4 12 (8.51%) Sencha
5 4 (2.84%) QNX
5 4 (2.84%) Borland
5 4 (2.84%) Sage
6 3 (2.13%) Remedy
6 3 (2.13%) SendGrid
6 3 (2.13%) Rogue Wave
7 2 (1.42%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.71%) Nintex
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