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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 106 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 44 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.70% 2.29% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.06% 13.92% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 81
Average salary £32,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £67,500 £48,750
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
348 316 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.92% 16.42% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 273 259 376
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -2 8 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £49,000 - 1
Watford - 7 £27,500 -
St Albans - 4 £27,000 - 2
Letchworth +6 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Hertford +3 1 £29,000 -44.76%
Hitchin - 1 £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 26 January 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 92 (91.09%) .NET
2 82 (81.19%) SQL Server
3 81 (80.20%) ASP.NET
3 81 (80.20%) C#
4 72 (71.29%) HTML
5 65 (64.36%) JavaScript
6 62 (61.39%) CSS
7 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
8 44 (43.56%) SQL
9 43 (42.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (41.58%) .NET Framework
11 40 (39.60%) MVC
12 39 (38.61%) jQuery
13 36 (35.64%) Degree
13 36 (35.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (32.67%) Web Services
16 31 (30.69%) Software Engineering
17 29 (28.71%) IIS
18 28 (27.72%) Windows
18 28 (27.72%) MS Excel
19 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
20 25 (24.75%) Web Development
21 24 (23.76%) Git (software)
22 23 (22.77%) HTML5
22 23 (22.77%) TDD
22 23 (22.77%) Relational Database
23 20 (19.80%) WinForms
23 20 (19.80%) WCF
24 19 (18.81%) SOA

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (28.71%) IIS
2 16 (15.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.92%) CMS
4 7 (6.93%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.94%) JBoss
5 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.97%) WordPress
8 2 (1.98%) Moodle
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.98%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.98%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (27.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.88%) Mingle
3 5 (4.95%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.99%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) PBX
1 4 (3.96%) VoIP
1 4 (3.96%) Intranet
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) SMTP
3 2 (1.98%) IMAP
4 1 (0.99%) FTP
4 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (81.19%) SQL Server
2 43 (42.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (22.77%) Relational Database
4 12 (11.88%) RavenDB
4 12 (11.88%) Neo4j
5 9 (8.91%) MySQL
5 9 (8.91%) MS Access
6 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.94%) DB2
8 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.99%) UniData
10 1 (0.99%) OLAP
10 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.85%) NUnit
3 12 (11.88%) Subversion
3 12 (11.88%) MSTest
3 12 (11.88%) TeamCity
3 12 (11.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (9.90%) CruiseControl
4 10 (9.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.95%) Hudson
8 3 (2.97%) Ant
8 3 (2.97%) Maven
9 2 (1.98%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.99%) JIRA
10 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.99%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Front Office
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (89.11%) Developer
2 26 (25.74%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.75%) C# Developer
4 19 (18.81%) Software Developer
5 18 (17.82%) Junior
6 17 (16.83%) Junior Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Senior Developer
8 12 (11.88%) Programmer
8 12 (11.88%) .NET Programmer
9 11 (10.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (8.91%) Graduate
11 9 (8.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (8.91%) Graduate Programmer
11 9 (8.91%) Junior Software Developer
11 9 (8.91%) Junior Programmer
11 9 (8.91%) Software Programmer
12 8 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
13 7 (6.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (91.09%) .NET
2 81 (80.20%) ASP.NET
3 72 (71.29%) HTML
4 62 (61.39%) CSS
5 42 (41.58%) .NET Framework
6 39 (38.61%) jQuery
7 36 (35.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (32.67%) Web Services
9 23 (22.77%) HTML5
10 20 (19.80%) WCF
10 20 (19.80%) WinForms
11 19 (18.81%) XML
12 18 (17.82%) Ajax
12 18 (17.82%) CSS3
13 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (15.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 13 (12.87%) NHibernate
15 12 (11.88%) REST
15 12 (11.88%) RESTful
15 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) User Experience
3 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.97%) Kindle
4 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.97%) W3C
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.99%) PMI
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.60%) MVC
2 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.69%) Software Engineering
4 25 (24.75%) Web Development
5 23 (22.77%) TDD
6 19 (18.81%) SOA
7 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.88%) BDD
8 12 (11.88%) CQRS
9 11 (10.89%) OO
10 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (9.90%) MVVM
11 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.92%) Workflow
13 7 (6.93%) OOP
13 7 (6.93%) E-business
14 6 (5.94%) Software Architecture
14 6 (5.94%) Test Scripting
14 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.94%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (80.20%) C#
2 65 (64.36%) JavaScript
3 44 (43.56%) SQL
4 19 (18.81%) VB.NET
5 17 (16.83%) T-SQL
6 12 (11.88%) VB
6 12 (11.88%) VBA
6 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.91%) VB6
8 7 (6.93%) Java
9 6 (5.94%) C++
9 6 (5.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) COBOL
10 3 (2.97%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (2.97%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.97%) MCSD
4 3 (2.97%) MCSE
4 3 (2.97%) MCTS
5 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.97%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) IBM
4 4 (3.96%) Temenos
5 3 (2.97%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.97%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.98%) Fiorano
6 2 (1.98%) Software AG
6 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.98%) webMethods
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe
7 1 (0.99%) jBASE
7 1 (0.99%) Telerik
7 1 (0.99%) ExactTarget
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago