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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 15 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 3.45% 13.51% 30.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 50.00% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 18
Average salary £34,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 24.14% 27.03% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 19
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Hertford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Hertford

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

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Hertford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) WCAG
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft