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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 80 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.93% 4.18% 4.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.97% 31.75% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 49 67 85
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
242 252 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.21% 13.15% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 212 201 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 39 £40,000 +6.66% 8
High Wycombe -17 8 £50,500 +1.00%
Gerrards Cross -3 4 £30,000 -34.78%
Marlow -3 1 £43,500 -37.85%
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (78.40%) .NET
2 88 (70.40%) SQL Server
3 87 (69.60%) C#
4 76 (60.80%) JavaScript
5 75 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 71 (56.80%) HTML
7 64 (51.20%) SQL
8 61 (48.80%) CSS
9 59 (47.20%) jQuery
10 58 (46.40%) MVC
11 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (36.00%) XML
13 41 (32.80%) .NET Framework
14 38 (30.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (28.00%) MS Excel
16 33 (26.40%) Web Services
17 32 (25.60%) WCF
17 32 (25.60%) Microsoft
18 31 (24.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (20.00%) Finance
21 24 (19.20%) Software Engineering
21 24 (19.20%) T-SQL
22 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
23 20 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
23 20 (16.00%) Client/Server
24 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 19 (15.20%) C++
25 18 (14.40%) HTML5
25 18 (14.40%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (7.20%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (70.40%) SQL Server
2 38 (30.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (11.20%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (24.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (4.80%) Subversion
4 5 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 5 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (3.20%) Moq
5 4 (3.20%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.60%) NUnit
6 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Marketing
3 8 (6.40%) Automotive
4 6 (4.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.20%) Legal
6 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (76.80%) Developer
2 48 (38.40%) .NET Developer
3 28 (22.40%) C# Developer
4 25 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (19.20%) Web Developer
6 20 (16.00%) Software Developer
7 16 (12.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
8 14 (11.20%) .NET Web Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Test Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) C++ Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.60%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (5.60%) .NET Team Leader
12 6 (4.80%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (78.40%) .NET
2 75 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 71 (56.80%) HTML
4 61 (48.80%) CSS
5 59 (47.20%) jQuery
6 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (36.00%) XML
8 41 (32.80%) .NET Framework
9 33 (26.40%) Web Services
10 32 (25.60%) WCF
11 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (14.40%) HTML5
13 18 (14.40%) Ajax
14 15 (12.00%) CSS3
14 15 (12.00%) LINQ
15 14 (11.20%) Razor View Engine
15 14 (11.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (11.20%) ADO.NET
16 10 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.40%) Physics
7 2 (1.60%) Social Media
7 2 (1.60%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) CUDA
8 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Linux
2 15 (12.00%) Windows
3 10 (8.00%) Solaris
3 10 (8.00%) UNIX
4 5 (4.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.40%) MVC
2 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.20%) Software Engineering
4 17 (13.60%) Web Development
5 13 (10.40%) Multithreading
6 12 (9.60%) Content Management
7 8 (6.40%) Test Scripting
7 8 (6.40%) TDD
7 8 (6.40%) UML
8 7 (5.60%) OOD
8 7 (5.60%) Scrum
8 7 (5.60%) System Testing
9 6 (4.80%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.80%) Project Management
9 6 (4.80%) CRM
9 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.20%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.20%) Integration Testing
11 4 (3.20%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (69.60%) C#
2 76 (60.80%) JavaScript
3 64 (51.20%) SQL
4 24 (19.20%) T-SQL
5 19 (15.20%) C++
6 14 (11.20%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.00%) C++/CLI
8 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.20%) Ruby
9 3 (2.40%) Java
9 3 (2.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) VB
10 2 (1.60%) VBScript
10 2 (1.60%) VB6
11 1 (0.80%) XAML
11 1 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) ISEB
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.20%) MCP
4 2 (1.60%) MCAD
4 2 (1.60%) MCSD
4 2 (1.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Vendors
1 32 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 10 (8.00%) Sybase
4 7 (5.60%) Sencha
5 5 (4.00%) Borland
5 5 (4.00%) QNX
6 3 (2.40%) VMware
6 3 (2.40%) Sage
7 2 (1.60%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.80%) Telerik
8 1 (0.80%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.80%) Nintex
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