The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 105 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 41 57 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.79% 3.01% 3.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.48% 17.87% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 103
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
357 319 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.60% 16.85% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 300 269 440
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Welwyn Garden City -3 12 £30,000 -14.28%
Watford -9 9 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £32,000 -
St Albans -26 3 £23,500 -41.25%
Hertford -4 2 £34,500 -34.28%
Borehamwood - 2 £32,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £50,000 -
Ware - 1 £26,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 91 (91.92%) .NET
2 79 (79.80%) C#
2 79 (79.80%) SQL Server
3 76 (76.77%) ASP.NET
4 70 (70.71%) HTML
5 60 (60.61%) CSS
6 59 (59.60%) JavaScript
7 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
8 46 (46.46%) SQL
9 38 (38.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (36.36%) jQuery
11 35 (35.35%) MVC
12 34 (34.34%) .NET Framework
13 33 (33.33%) Degree
14 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (28.28%) Software Engineering
17 26 (26.26%) IIS
17 26 (26.26%) Web Services
18 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
18 24 (24.24%) TDD
19 22 (22.22%) WinForms
19 22 (22.22%) Web Development
19 22 (22.22%) Computer Science
19 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
20 21 (21.21%) VB.NET
20 21 (21.21%) Windows
21 20 (20.20%) HTML5
22 19 (19.19%) SOA
23 18 (18.18%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 26 (26.26%) IIS
2 15 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.07%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.07%) CMS
4 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.05%) JBoss
4 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.02%) WordPress
6 2 (2.02%) Moodle
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.11%) Mingle
3 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Temenos T24
1 4 (4.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) PBX
1 4 (4.04%) VoIP
1 4 (4.04%) Intranet
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (79.80%) SQL Server
2 38 (38.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (17.17%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.11%) RavenDB
4 11 (11.11%) Neo4j
5 9 (9.09%) MS Access
6 8 (8.08%) MySQL
7 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.05%) DB2
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.01%) OLAP
11 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.14%) NUnit
3 12 (12.12%) Subversion
4 11 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 11 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (11.11%) MSTest
5 10 (10.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (10.10%) CruiseControl
5 10 (10.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (5.05%) Hudson
6 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (2.02%) Ant
7 2 (2.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Marketing
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (88.89%) Developer
2 30 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Senior Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Software Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Junior
7 14 (14.14%) Junior Developer
8 12 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
9 11 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (11.11%) Programmer
10 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.07%) SQL Developer
11 7 (7.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (6.06%) Graduate Programmer
12 6 (6.06%) Junior Programmer
12 6 (6.06%) Software Programmer
12 6 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
12 6 (6.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (91.92%) .NET
2 76 (76.77%) ASP.NET
3 70 (70.71%) HTML
4 60 (60.61%) CSS
5 36 (36.36%) jQuery
6 34 (34.34%) .NET Framework
7 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (26.26%) Web Services
9 22 (22.22%) WinForms
10 20 (20.20%) HTML5
11 18 (18.18%) XML
12 16 (16.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (15.15%) CSS3
13 15 (15.15%) Ajax
13 15 (15.15%) WCF
14 13 (13.13%) NHibernate
14 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (12.12%) REST
15 12 (12.12%) RESTful
16 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.03%) Kindle
5 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.01%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) CentOS
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) MVC
2 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 24 (24.24%) TDD
5 22 (22.22%) Web Development
6 19 (19.19%) SOA
7 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.11%) BDD
8 11 (11.11%) CQRS
9 10 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.10%) MVVM
9 10 (10.10%) OOP
9 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.08%) Workflow
10 8 (8.08%) OO
11 7 (7.07%) E-business
11 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.06%) Process Management
12 6 (6.06%) Software Architecture
12 6 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (79.80%) C#
2 59 (59.60%) JavaScript
3 46 (46.46%) SQL
4 21 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.17%) T-SQL
6 14 (14.14%) VB
7 12 (12.12%) VBA
8 11 (11.11%) VB6
8 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.05%) Java
9 5 (5.05%) PHP
9 5 (5.05%) C++
10 3 (3.03%) COBOL
10 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.03%) ActionScript
10 3 (3.03%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (2.02%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) MCTS
4 5 (5.05%) MCSD
4 5 (5.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) WCAG
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) IBM
4 4 (4.04%) Temenos
5 3 (3.03%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.03%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.02%) Fiorano
6 2 (2.02%) Software AG
6 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.02%) webMethods
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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