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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 92 106 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 35 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.77% 1.65% 3.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.36% 10.42% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 75
Average salary £49,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £31,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
358 336 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.05% 15.84% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 270 260 355
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -3 13 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 12 - - 2
Hitchin - 6 £32,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -14 5 £49,000 +22.50%
Hertford +10 4 £70,000 +33.33%
Letchworth +6 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Watford -5 1 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 106 (93.81%) .NET
2 96 (84.96%) SQL Server
3 93 (82.30%) ASP.NET
3 93 (82.30%) C#
4 84 (74.34%) JavaScript
5 81 (71.68%) HTML
6 65 (57.52%) CSS
7 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
8 58 (51.33%) MVC
9 55 (48.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (47.79%) SQL
11 53 (46.90%) .NET Framework
12 50 (44.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 40 (35.40%) jQuery
14 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (29.20%) Degree
16 31 (27.43%) QA
16 31 (27.43%) IIS
16 31 (27.43%) MS Excel
17 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
18 29 (25.66%) Software Engineering
18 29 (25.66%) Windows
19 28 (24.78%) Ajax
20 27 (23.89%) Web Services
21 26 (23.01%) HTML5
21 26 (23.01%) AngularJS
22 25 (22.12%) Computer Science
23 23 (20.35%) WCF
24 20 (17.70%) TDD
24 20 (17.70%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (27.43%) IIS
2 12 (10.62%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.08%) CMS
5 7 (6.19%) Confluence
5 7 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.31%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.31%) JBoss
7 4 (3.54%) Drupal
8 3 (2.65%) WordPress
9 2 (1.77%) Moodle
9 2 (1.77%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.77%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (27.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) Mingle
3 5 (4.42%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) SaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) PBX
2 4 (3.54%) VoIP
3 3 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.65%) HTTP
4 2 (1.77%) IMAP
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) DNS
4 2 (1.77%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (84.96%) SQL Server
2 50 (44.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (15.93%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.96%) RavenDB
5 9 (7.96%) Neo4j
5 9 (7.96%) MS Access
6 7 (6.19%) MySQL
7 6 (5.31%) DB2
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.88%) OLAP
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.88%) UniData
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (12.39%) Subversion
5 13 (11.50%) NUnit
6 12 (10.62%) CruiseControl
6 12 (10.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (10.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (8.85%) TeamCity
8 8 (7.08%) JIRA
8 8 (7.08%) MSTest
9 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
11 5 (4.42%) Hudson
12 3 (2.65%) Maven
12 3 (2.65%) Ant
13 2 (1.77%) Apache Ivy
14 1 (0.88%) NSubstitute
14 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Retail
3 5 (4.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 98 (86.73%) Developer
2 35 (30.97%) C# Developer
3 34 (30.09%) .NET Developer
4 23 (20.35%) Software Developer
5 17 (15.04%) Junior
6 16 (14.16%) Junior Developer
6 16 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Senior Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Software Engineer
9 11 (9.73%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (9.73%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.96%) Junior Software Developer
12 8 (7.08%) .NET Programmer
12 8 (7.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (7.08%) SQL Developer
12 8 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (7.08%) Programmer
13 7 (6.19%) Graduate
13 7 (6.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (93.81%) .NET
2 93 (82.30%) ASP.NET
3 81 (71.68%) HTML
4 65 (57.52%) CSS
5 55 (48.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (46.90%) .NET Framework
7 40 (35.40%) jQuery
8 28 (24.78%) Ajax
9 27 (23.89%) Web Services
10 26 (23.01%) HTML5
10 26 (23.01%) AngularJS
11 23 (20.35%) WCF
12 20 (17.70%) XML
12 20 (17.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (15.93%) WinForms
14 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (13.27%) CSS3
15 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 15 (13.27%) SOAP
16 14 (12.39%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
3 3 (2.65%) Kindle
3 3 (2.65%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.65%) W3C
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.66%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.77%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) MVC
2 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.66%) Software Engineering
4 20 (17.70%) TDD
5 17 (15.04%) Web Development
6 16 (14.16%) SOA
7 12 (10.62%) E-business
7 12 (10.62%) MVVM
8 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.85%) BDD
10 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.08%) OO
10 8 (7.08%) CQRS
10 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.19%) Workflow
11 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.31%) Scrum
13 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.42%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (82.30%) C#
2 84 (74.34%) JavaScript
3 54 (47.79%) SQL
4 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
5 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
6 16 (14.16%) VB.NET
7 12 (10.62%) VBA
7 12 (10.62%) VB
8 10 (8.85%) Java
9 9 (7.96%) VB6
10 6 (5.31%) PHP
11 4 (3.54%) C++
12 3 (2.65%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (2.65%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.88%) Python
13 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (29.20%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) VCP4
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCTS
5 1 (0.88%) MCSD
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.43%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) SolarWinds
3 7 (6.19%) AppDynamics
4 5 (4.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.54%) Temenos
6 2 (1.77%) Software AG
6 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.77%) webMethods
6 2 (1.77%) Fiorano
7 1 (0.88%) jBASE
7 1 (0.88%) Telerik
7 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) ExactTarget
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
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St Albans
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago