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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 91 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 1.93% 2.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.92% 10.83% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 40
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
352 360 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.19% 17.84% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 306 276 269
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +7 11 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Borehamwood - 9 £28,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +3 8 £33,750 -31.12% 1
Watford +12 5 £46,500 +69.09% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (82.58%) .NET
2 98 (74.24%) C#
3 76 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 68 (51.52%) ASP.NET
5 67 (50.76%) SQL
6 66 (50.00%) MVC
7 65 (49.24%) HTML
8 59 (44.70%) JavaScript
9 40 (30.30%) .NET Framework
10 35 (26.52%) CSS
11 34 (25.76%) jQuery
12 30 (22.73%) Entity Framework
13 28 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (20.45%) T-SQL
15 26 (19.70%) XML
16 23 (17.42%) OO
17 22 (16.67%) Software Testing
17 22 (16.67%) Web Services
18 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (14.39%) Ajax
19 19 (14.39%) Windows
19 19 (14.39%) Telerik
20 18 (13.64%) IIS
21 17 (12.88%) QA
21 17 (12.88%) WCF
22 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 16 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 16 (12.12%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (13.64%) IIS
2 14 (10.61%) LiveLink
3 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.55%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.27%) JBoss
5 3 (2.27%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.27%) SAS
5 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.82%) SaaS
3 4 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.30%) RavenDB
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.27%) DB2
8 3 (2.27%) QlikView
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Subversion
2 14 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.85%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.27%) Ant
7 3 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (2.27%) Hudson
7 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.27%) Maven
8 2 (1.52%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.76%) NUnit
9 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 14 (10.61%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (83.33%) Developer
2 56 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 53 (40.15%) C# Developer
4 27 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (19.70%) SQL Developer
6 24 (18.18%) Programmer
7 23 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 23 (17.42%) C# Programmer
8 19 (14.39%) Software Developer
9 17 (12.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (7.58%) HTML Developer
12 10 (7.58%) SQL BI Developer
13 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (6.82%) Web Developer
14 8 (6.06%) Junior
14 8 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (82.58%) .NET
2 68 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 65 (49.24%) HTML
4 40 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 35 (26.52%) CSS
6 34 (25.76%) jQuery
7 30 (22.73%) Entity Framework
8 28 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (19.70%) XML
10 22 (16.67%) Web Services
11 19 (14.39%) Ajax
12 17 (12.88%) WCF
13 16 (12.12%) HTML5
13 16 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (8.33%) XSLT
16 10 (7.58%) AngularJS
17 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (6.82%) REST
18 8 (6.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.58%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.52%) Social Media
3 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.39%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.00%) MVC
2 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.42%) OO
4 22 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 14 (10.61%) Change Management
5 14 (10.61%) Front End Development
6 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.85%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
6 13 (9.85%) ITIL
6 13 (9.85%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (8.33%) TDD
8 10 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (7.58%) Workflow
9 9 (6.82%) Web Development
10 8 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.06%) Release Management
10 8 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (74.24%) C#
2 67 (50.76%) SQL
3 59 (44.70%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.45%) T-SQL
5 14 (10.61%) VB
6 8 (6.06%) C++
6 8 (6.06%) VB6
7 7 (5.30%) XPath
7 7 (5.30%) XQuery
8 6 (4.55%) PHP
8 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.79%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.03%) C
10 4 (3.03%) Java
11 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 76 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Telerik
3 14 (10.61%) OpenText
4 3 (2.27%) Fiorano
4 3 (2.27%) IBM
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle
4 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.76%) MathWorks
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
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