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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 51 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.12% 2.34% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.18% 17.24% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 58
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,100 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
387 348 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.12% 13.55% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 328 309 300
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
St Albans -11 16 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Watford +6 10 £24,000 -63.77% 1
Stevenage - 8 £32,000 -
Borehamwood -5 5 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -22 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Welwyn Garden City -15 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 111 (97.37%) .NET
2 99 (86.84%) C#
3 86 (75.44%) ASP.NET
4 72 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 71 (62.28%) JavaScript
6 66 (57.89%) MVC
7 65 (57.02%) HTML
8 61 (53.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (42.98%) CSS
11 45 (39.47%) Microsoft
12 44 (38.60%) SQL
13 43 (37.72%) .NET Framework
14 42 (36.84%) Windows
15 39 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (32.46%) AngularJS
17 36 (31.58%) jQuery
18 30 (26.32%) Finance
19 29 (25.44%) QA
19 29 (25.44%) Git (software)
20 28 (24.56%) Software Engineering
21 26 (22.81%) Degree
22 25 (21.93%) Scrum
23 24 (21.05%) IIS
23 24 (21.05%) Ajax
23 24 (21.05%) HTML5
24 23 (20.18%) KnockoutJS
25 22 (19.30%) Entity Framework
26 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
27 20 (17.54%) SOAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (21.05%) IIS
2 8 (7.02%) CMS
3 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.14%) Confluence
3 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.26%) Drupal
5 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.75%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.75%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.75%) WordPress
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Mingle
3 3 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (0.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
1 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 6 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) Wireless
2 3 (2.63%) HSPA
2 3 (2.63%) LTE
3 2 (1.75%) IMAP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) SMTP
4 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (7.89%) QlikView
7 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.39%) RavenDB
9 5 (4.39%) Neo4j
9 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.63%) MySQL
10 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.88%) UniData
11 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (11.40%) Subversion
4 12 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.77%) TeamCity
6 9 (7.89%) JIRA
7 8 (7.02%) CruiseControl
7 8 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (6.14%) SpecFlow
9 6 (5.26%) NUnit
10 5 (4.39%) ReSharper
11 4 (3.51%) MSTest
11 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.75%) NuGet
13 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.88%) NSubstitute
13 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
General
1 30 (26.32%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Military
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 86 (75.44%) Developer
2 56 (49.12%) .NET Developer
3 36 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 23 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (19.30%) Software Developer
6 17 (14.91%) Software Engineer
6 17 (14.91%) Senior Developer
7 16 (14.04%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (12.28%) .NET Software Engineer
8 14 (12.28%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (10.53%) Junior
10 11 (9.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (7.02%) Head of Development
13 8 (7.02%) Junior Developer
13 8 (7.02%) Lead Developer
14 6 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (4.39%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (97.37%) .NET
2 86 (75.44%) ASP.NET
3 65 (57.02%) HTML
4 61 (53.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (42.98%) CSS
6 43 (37.72%) .NET Framework
7 37 (32.46%) AngularJS
8 36 (31.58%) jQuery
9 24 (21.05%) HTML5
9 24 (21.05%) Ajax
10 23 (20.18%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (19.30%) Entity Framework
12 20 (17.54%) SOAP
13 19 (16.67%) Web Services
14 17 (14.91%) XML
15 16 (14.04%) WCF
16 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 13 (11.40%) XSLT
18 12 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Replication
5 3 (2.63%) W3C
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.39%) Android
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.75%) Linux
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.89%) MVC
2 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.56%) Software Engineering
4 25 (21.93%) Scrum
5 15 (13.16%) OO
6 13 (11.40%) SOA
7 12 (10.53%) TDD
8 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.77%) SDLC
10 9 (7.89%) Analytics
10 9 (7.89%) MVVM
11 8 (7.02%) Content Management
12 7 (6.14%) E-business
12 7 (6.14%) Web Design
12 7 (6.14%) Web Development
12 7 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (5.26%) BDD
13 6 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 99 (86.84%) C#
2 71 (62.28%) JavaScript
3 44 (38.60%) SQL
4 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
5 14 (12.28%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.14%) C++
6 7 (6.14%) Java
7 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.39%) Python
8 3 (2.63%) COBOL
9 2 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) MCSD
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 45 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Telerik
3 9 (7.89%) Tableau
4 7 (6.14%) AppDynamics
4 7 (6.14%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.51%) Adobe
5 4 (3.51%) New Relic
6 3 (2.63%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.63%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.88%) jBASE
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) ExactTarget
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Borehamwood
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Watford
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