The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 80 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 67 76 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.69% 3.59% 4.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.41% 19.90% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 59 69 107
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
364 382 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.61% 18.04% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 316 310 388
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Hitchin - 11 £60,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 6 £37,500 -
St Albans +5 5 £43,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £41,250 - 2
Letchworth - 5 £36,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford -6 4 £30,750 -31.66%
Watford -26 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Borehamwood - 3 £38,500 -
Berkhamsted - 2 £30,750 -
Harpenden +4 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 87 (90.63%) .NET
2 65 (67.71%) SQL
3 62 (64.58%) ASP.NET
4 56 (58.33%) C#
5 51 (53.13%) CSS
6 47 (48.96%) Web Services
7 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
8 45 (46.88%) HTML
8 45 (46.88%) SQL Server
9 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 34 (35.42%) MVC
10 34 (35.42%) Software Engineering
11 30 (31.25%) jQuery
12 28 (29.17%) .NET Framework
13 27 (28.13%) Ajax
14 26 (27.08%) Finance
14 26 (27.08%) VB.NET
15 25 (26.04%) T-SQL
15 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (25.00%) Oracle
17 23 (23.96%) Degree
18 22 (22.92%) VB6
18 22 (22.92%) VB
19 21 (21.88%) XML
19 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (20.83%) WCF
20 20 (20.83%) IIS
21 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
22 18 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (20.83%) IIS
2 6 (6.25%) CMS
3 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) Mingle
3 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.04%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.04%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) InDesign
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (1.04%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Broadband
1 1 (1.04%) SMS
1 1 (1.04%) SSL
1 1 (1.04%) Intranet
1 1 (1.04%) SMPP
1 1 (1.04%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.25%) RavenDB
5 6 (6.25%) Neo4j
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.17%) DB2
7 4 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.13%) MySQL
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.08%) UniData
10 1 (1.04%) OLAP
10 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.38%) Subversion
4 8 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (7.29%) MSTest
6 6 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.25%) NUnit
7 5 (5.21%) CruiseControl
7 5 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.17%) PhoneGap
9 2 (2.08%) Hudson
9 2 (2.08%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (2.08%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (2.08%) Ant
9 2 (2.08%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (2.08%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.08%) JMeter
9 2 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (73.96%) Developer
2 34 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 24 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.63%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
11 6 (6.25%) Senior .NET Programmer
11 6 (6.25%) Programmer
11 6 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 5 (5.21%) DBA
12 5 (5.21%) SQL DBA
12 5 (5.21%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (90.63%) .NET
2 62 (64.58%) ASP.NET
3 51 (53.13%) CSS
4 47 (48.96%) Web Services
5 45 (46.88%) HTML
6 30 (31.25%) jQuery
7 28 (29.17%) .NET Framework
8 27 (28.13%) Ajax
9 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (21.88%) XML
11 20 (20.83%) WCF
12 16 (16.67%) WPF
13 12 (12.50%) Middleware
14 10 (10.42%) HTML5
15 9 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (9.38%) JSON
16 8 (8.33%) REST
17 7 (7.29%) RESTful
17 7 (7.29%) KnockoutJS
18 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Kindle
2 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) VHDL
4 1 (1.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) CentOS
4 5 (5.21%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.04%) SUSE
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) MVC
1 34 (35.42%) Software Engineering
2 16 (16.67%) Web Development
3 13 (13.54%) TDD
4 9 (9.38%) OOP
4 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (7.29%) UML
7 6 (6.25%) SOA
7 6 (6.25%) OO
7 6 (6.25%) BDD
7 6 (6.25%) CQRS
8 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.21%) Scrum
8 5 (5.21%) ERD
8 5 (5.21%) MVVM
9 4 (4.17%) MSF
9 4 (4.17%) B2B
9 4 (4.17%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.71%) SQL
2 56 (58.33%) C#
3 46 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.08%) VB.NET
5 25 (26.04%) T-SQL
6 22 (22.92%) VB
6 22 (22.92%) VB6
7 11 (11.46%) VBA
8 8 (8.33%) C++
8 8 (8.33%) Java
9 6 (6.25%) C
9 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.21%) Delphi
11 1 (1.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) XAML
11 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Degree
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) MCTS
4 6 (6.25%) MCSD
4 6 (6.25%) MCSE
5 5 (5.21%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Adobe
4 2 (2.08%) JBoss
4 2 (2.08%) jBASE
4 2 (2.08%) Twitter
4 2 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.04%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.04%) Cognos
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) Macromedia
5 1 (1.04%) Apple
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago