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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 60 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 71 87 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.44% 4.72% 7.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.54% 32.83% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66 84 119
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
278 265 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.48% 14.36% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 253 255 267
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 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 2 September 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 2 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
Milton Keynes -8 54 £40,000 - 6
Beaconsfield -6 5 £28,500 -25.00%
High Wycombe -4 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Marlow -4 3 £43,500 -29.26%
Aylesbury -3 2 £24,250 -61.50%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 153 (85.47%) .NET
2 130 (72.63%) C#
3 121 (67.60%) SQL Server
4 113 (63.13%) JavaScript
5 101 (56.42%) SQL
5 101 (56.42%) ASP.NET
6 85 (47.49%) HTML
7 71 (39.66%) jQuery
8 64 (35.75%) CSS
9 62 (34.64%) T-SQL
9 62 (34.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (34.08%) Microsoft
11 59 (32.96%) MVC
12 49 (27.37%) VB.NET
13 45 (25.14%) Windows
14 43 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (23.46%) Web Services
15 42 (23.46%) XML
16 37 (20.67%) Finance
17 36 (20.11%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (18.44%) Degree
18 33 (18.44%) MS Excel
19 32 (17.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 30 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (14.53%) Ajax
22 24 (13.41%) TDD
22 24 (13.41%) WCF
23 23 (12.85%) Computer Science
23 23 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 22 (12.29%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.59%) IIS
3 9 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (5.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.91%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (18.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) HTTP
2 3 (1.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (67.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (12.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.12%) UniData
9 1 (0.56%) MySQL
9 1 (0.56%) OLAP
9 1 (0.56%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (20.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.03%) Subversion
2 9 (5.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.35%) NUnit
5 5 (2.79%) JIRA
6 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 37 (20.67%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Automotive
3 10 (5.59%) Marketing
4 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Aerospace
5 8 (4.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.91%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.35%) Games
8 3 (1.68%) Legal
8 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 133 (74.30%) Developer
2 60 (33.52%) .NET Developer
3 52 (29.05%) C# Developer
4 41 (22.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (21.23%) Software Developer
6 27 (15.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (14.53%) Analyst
8 21 (11.73%) Senior Developer
9 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (9.50%) Web Developer
11 15 (8.38%) Applications Support
12 14 (7.82%) Test Analyst
13 12 (6.70%) Support Analyst
13 12 (6.70%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (6.15%) Software Engineer
14 11 (6.15%) Applications Support Analyst
15 10 (5.59%) C++ Developer
16 9 (5.03%) SQL Developer
16 9 (5.03%) .NET Web Developer
16 9 (5.03%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (85.47%) .NET
2 101 (56.42%) ASP.NET
3 85 (47.49%) HTML
4 71 (39.66%) jQuery
5 64 (35.75%) CSS
6 62 (34.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (23.46%) Web Services
7 42 (23.46%) XML
8 32 (17.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 26 (14.53%) Ajax
10 24 (13.41%) WCF
11 20 (11.17%) .NET Framework
12 18 (10.06%) HTML5
13 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (8.94%) WPF
13 16 (8.94%) XHTML
14 15 (8.38%) CSS3
15 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (7.26%) JSON
16 7 (3.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.73%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.70%) Clustering
4 8 (4.47%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.47%) Physics
4 8 (4.47%) Data Extraction
4 8 (4.47%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.91%) FMCG
6 6 (3.35%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.68%) iPad
9 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Social Network
10 1 (0.56%) RIA
10 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.14%) Windows
2 18 (10.06%) Linux
3 13 (7.26%) Solaris
3 13 (7.26%) UNIX
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.96%) MVC
2 43 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.41%) TDD
4 22 (12.29%) OO
5 18 (10.06%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.94%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.82%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (7.82%) BDD
8 13 (7.26%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.70%) Scrum
9 12 (6.70%) ITIL
9 12 (6.70%) OOD
10 10 (5.59%) Web Development
10 10 (5.59%) User Stories
10 10 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.03%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.03%) Test Scripting
12 8 (4.47%) Manual Testing
12 8 (4.47%) High Availability
12 8 (4.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 130 (72.63%) C#
2 113 (63.13%) JavaScript
3 101 (56.42%) SQL
4 62 (34.64%) T-SQL
5 49 (27.37%) VB.NET
6 18 (10.06%) VB
7 17 (9.50%) C++
8 16 (8.94%) VBScript
9 14 (7.82%) VB6
10 4 (2.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) C
11 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.12%) C++/CLI
12 2 (1.12%) UniBasic
12 2 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (18.44%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) ISEB
3 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.35%) MCP
4 6 (3.35%) MCAD
4 6 (3.35%) MCSD
4 6 (3.35%) PhD
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 61 (34.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) Oracle
3 13 (7.26%) Sybase
4 10 (5.59%) Sencha
5 9 (5.03%) Remedy
6 4 (2.23%) VMware
6 4 (2.23%) Sage
7 3 (1.68%) SendGrid
7 3 (1.68%) Google
7 3 (1.68%) Rogue Wave
8 2 (1.12%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.12%) QNX
8 2 (1.12%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.56%) Borland
9 1 (0.56%) Nintex
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago