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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 71 89 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.48% 4.73% 7.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.82% 32.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 66 86 119
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £52,200
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
275 271 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.49% 14.40% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 253 259 282
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £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 20 August 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 20 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
Milton Keynes -10 52 £40,000 - 3
High Wycombe -3 6 £50,000 -23.07%
Beaconsfield -5 5 £28,500 -25.00%
Aylesbury -5 2 £24,250 -62.10%
Marlow -11 2 £43,500 -29.26%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 155 (85.64%) .NET
2 133 (73.48%) C#
3 126 (69.61%) SQL Server
4 114 (62.98%) JavaScript
5 103 (56.91%) ASP.NET
6 102 (56.35%) SQL
7 85 (46.96%) HTML
8 71 (39.23%) jQuery
9 64 (35.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (35.36%) T-SQL
10 62 (34.25%) CSS
10 62 (34.25%) MVC
11 61 (33.70%) Microsoft
12 50 (27.62%) VB.NET
13 48 (26.52%) Windows
14 43 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (23.20%) XML
16 40 (22.10%) Web Services
17 36 (19.89%) Finance
17 36 (19.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 32 (17.68%) Degree
20 31 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (16.57%) MS Excel
22 27 (14.92%) Ajax
23 25 (13.81%) WCF
24 24 (13.26%) TDD
24 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 23 (12.71%) Oracle
26 22 (12.15%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.52%) IIS
3 8 (4.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.87%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.55%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (69.61%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (13.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) UniData
10 1 (0.55%) MySQL
10 1 (0.55%) OLAP
10 1 (0.55%) MS Access
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (19.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (4.97%) Subversion
5 6 (3.31%) NUnit
6 5 (2.76%) JIRA
7 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 36 (19.89%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Automotive
3 9 (4.97%) Aerospace
3 9 (4.97%) Retail
3 9 (4.97%) Marketing
4 8 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.31%) Games
7 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 136 (75.14%) Developer
2 57 (31.49%) .NET Developer
3 53 (29.28%) C# Developer
4 41 (22.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (20.44%) Software Developer
6 27 (14.92%) Analyst
6 27 (14.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (11.60%) Senior Developer
8 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (9.39%) Applications Support
10 16 (8.84%) Web Developer
11 14 (7.73%) Support Analyst
12 13 (7.18%) Test Analyst
12 13 (7.18%) Applications Support Analyst
13 12 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (6.08%) C++ Developer
15 10 (5.52%) SQL Developer
15 10 (5.52%) Software Engineer
16 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
17 8 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (85.64%) .NET
2 103 (56.91%) ASP.NET
3 85 (46.96%) HTML
4 71 (39.23%) jQuery
5 64 (35.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (34.25%) CSS
7 42 (23.20%) XML
8 40 (22.10%) Web Services
9 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 27 (14.92%) Ajax
11 25 (13.81%) WCF
12 20 (11.05%) .NET Framework
13 17 (9.39%) HTML5
14 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (8.84%) WPF
14 16 (8.84%) XHTML
15 14 (7.73%) JSON
16 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (7.18%) CSS3
17 8 (4.42%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.05%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.63%) Clustering
4 9 (4.97%) Data Extraction
5 8 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.42%) Physics
6 7 (3.87%) FMCG
7 6 (3.31%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (3.31%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.55%) Social Network
10 1 (0.55%) RIA
10 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.52%) Windows
2 19 (10.50%) Linux
3 14 (7.73%) Solaris
3 14 (7.73%) UNIX
4 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.25%) MVC
2 43 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.26%) TDD
4 22 (12.15%) OO
5 17 (9.39%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.84%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.73%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (7.73%) Multithreading
7 14 (7.73%) BDD
8 13 (7.18%) ITIL
9 12 (6.63%) OOD
9 12 (6.63%) Scrum
10 10 (5.52%) User Stories
10 10 (5.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (4.97%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.97%) Test Scripting
11 9 (4.97%) Web Development
12 8 (4.42%) Software Testing
12 8 (4.42%) UML
12 8 (4.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 133 (73.48%) C#
2 114 (62.98%) JavaScript
3 102 (56.35%) SQL
4 64 (35.36%) T-SQL
5 50 (27.62%) VB.NET
6 18 (9.94%) VB
6 18 (9.94%) C++
7 16 (8.84%) VBScript
8 14 (7.73%) VB6
9 4 (2.21%) PHP
10 3 (1.66%) C
11 2 (1.10%) Java
11 2 (1.10%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.10%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 32 (17.68%) Degree
2 13 (7.18%) ISEB
3 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.31%) MCP
4 6 (3.31%) MCAD
4 6 (3.31%) MCSD
4 6 (3.31%) PhD
5 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 61 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.71%) Oracle
3 14 (7.73%) Sybase
4 11 (6.08%) Sencha
5 9 (4.97%) Remedy
6 4 (2.21%) VMware
6 4 (2.21%) Google
6 4 (2.21%) Rogue Wave
6 4 (2.21%) Sage
7 3 (1.66%) SendGrid
7 3 (1.66%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.10%) QNX
8 2 (1.10%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.55%) SunGard
9 1 (0.55%) Borland
9 1 (0.55%) Nintex
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago