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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 95 119 66
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -53
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 56 28 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.49% 1.12% 3.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.51% 7.87% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 71
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £46,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
361 356 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.03% 14.27% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 293 279 331
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +1 12 - -
St Albans -4 10 £47,500 - 4
Stevenage +23 6 £32,000 -
Hitchin - 5 £32,000 -
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Watford -5 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Hemel Hempstead -28 1 £37,500 -1.31% 2
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 89 (95.70%) .NET
2 81 (87.10%) C#
3 76 (81.72%) ASP.NET
4 67 (72.04%) SQL Server
5 64 (68.82%) JavaScript
6 61 (65.59%) HTML
7 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
7 47 (50.54%) MVC
7 47 (50.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (49.46%) CSS
9 44 (47.31%) SQL
10 42 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (40.86%) .NET Framework
12 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (30.11%) QA
12 28 (30.11%) AngularJS
13 27 (29.03%) jQuery
13 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
13 27 (29.03%) Windows
13 27 (29.03%) MS Excel
14 25 (26.88%) Finance
15 23 (24.73%) Degree
15 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
16 21 (22.58%) Ajax
17 19 (20.43%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
19 16 (17.20%) WCF
20 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
20 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 15 (16.13%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (16.13%) IIS
2 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (8.60%) CMS
5 7 (7.53%) Confluence
5 7 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (5.38%) Drupal
7 2 (2.15%) ColdFusion
7 2 (2.15%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.08%) WordPress
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.08%) JBoss
8 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Mingle
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (1.08%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) HTTP
1 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) SMTP
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) IMAP
3 1 (1.08%) HSPA
3 1 (1.08%) LTE
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.08%) PBX
3 1 (1.08%) VoIP
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (72.04%) SQL Server
2 42 (45.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.53%) MS Access
5 5 (5.38%) RavenDB
5 5 (5.38%) Neo4j
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.15%) MySQL
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.08%) UniData
9 1 (1.08%) DB2
9 1 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (10.75%) Subversion
4 9 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (9.68%) CruiseControl
5 8 (8.60%) JIRA
6 7 (7.53%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.45%) NUnit
8 4 (4.30%) MSTest
9 1 (1.08%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.08%) GCC
9 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.08%) Ant
9 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (79.57%) Developer
2 34 (36.56%) .NET Developer
3 33 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 17 (18.28%) Software Developer
5 16 (17.20%) Software Engineer
6 15 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (15.05%) .NET Software Engineer
7 14 (15.05%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (11.83%) Junior
8 11 (11.83%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (10.75%) Junior Developer
10 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
11 8 (8.60%) SQL Developer
11 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (7.53%) Team Leader
13 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (5.38%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 5 (5.38%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 5 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
14 5 (5.38%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (95.70%) .NET
2 76 (81.72%) ASP.NET
3 61 (65.59%) HTML
4 47 (50.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (49.46%) CSS
6 38 (40.86%) .NET Framework
7 28 (30.11%) AngularJS
8 27 (29.03%) jQuery
9 21 (22.58%) Ajax
10 19 (20.43%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (17.20%) WCF
12 15 (16.13%) HTML5
12 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 15 (16.13%) Entity Framework
13 14 (15.05%) Web Services
14 13 (13.98%) XML
14 13 (13.98%) SOAP
15 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (9.68%) XSLT
16 9 (9.68%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) W3C
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) MVC
2 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.83%) Scrum
4 11 (11.83%) SOA
5 9 (9.68%) E-business
5 9 (9.68%) MVVM
6 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.45%) BDD
7 6 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (6.45%) TDD
7 6 (6.45%) Content Management
8 5 (5.38%) Workflow
8 5 (5.38%) OO
8 5 (5.38%) Web Development
8 5 (5.38%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (87.10%) C#
2 64 (68.82%) JavaScript
3 44 (47.31%) SQL
4 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
5 12 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.90%) VBA
5 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.75%) VB
7 7 (7.53%) VB6
8 5 (5.38%) Java
9 3 (3.23%) C++
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) Python
11 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.08%) COBOL
11 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) MCSD
3 1 (1.08%) MCSE
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
2 7 (7.53%) AppDynamics
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) ExactTarget
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.08%) jBASE
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, bonus, 33 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago