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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 109 113 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 41 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.78% 1.61% 3.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.73% 11.85% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 60
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £45,000
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
341 346 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.18% 13.55% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 279 299 298
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 12 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Stevenage +23 7 £32,000 -
Watford +1 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Welwyn Garden City -9 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -30 3 £37,500 -
Borehamwood +3 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Hertford - 1 £70,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £32,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 94 (98.95%) .NET
2 85 (89.47%) C#
3 75 (78.95%) ASP.NET
4 64 (67.37%) SQL Server
5 60 (63.16%) JavaScript
6 57 (60.00%) HTML
7 56 (58.95%) MVC
8 55 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (44.21%) CSS
10 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
10 41 (43.16%) .NET Framework
11 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (37.89%) SQL
13 34 (35.79%) Windows
13 34 (35.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (34.74%) AngularJS
15 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
15 28 (29.47%) QA
16 27 (28.42%) jQuery
16 27 (28.42%) Finance
17 25 (26.32%) MS Excel
17 25 (26.32%) Software Engineering
18 24 (25.26%) Degree
19 21 (22.11%) Ajax
20 20 (21.05%) Entity Framework
20 20 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
21 18 (18.95%) HTML5
21 18 (18.95%) WCF
22 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
22 17 (17.89%) PowerShell

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (17.89%) IIS
2 9 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.42%) CMS
4 7 (7.37%) Confluence
4 7 (7.37%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (5.26%) Drupal
6 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.11%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.11%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.05%) JBoss
8 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.05%) WordPress
8 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) Mingle
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Temenos Globus
1 1 (1.05%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) SaaS
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.05%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) HTTPS
1 6 (6.32%) HTTP
1 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.11%) HSPA
2 2 (2.11%) LTE
2 2 (2.11%) IMAP
2 2 (2.11%) Wireless
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) SMTP
3 1 (1.05%) FTP
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (67.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (35.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.37%) QlikView
5 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.26%) RavenDB
7 5 (5.26%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.11%) MySQL
10 1 (1.05%) MS Access
10 1 (1.05%) DB2
10 1 (1.05%) UniData
10 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (12.63%) Subversion
4 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (10.53%) CruiseControl
5 10 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (9.47%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.42%) JIRA
8 7 (7.37%) SpecFlow
9 6 (6.32%) NUnit
10 4 (4.21%) MSTest
10 4 (4.21%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (1.05%) Ant
12 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.05%) Maven
12 1 (1.05%) Selenium
12 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Front Office
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (81.05%) Developer
2 45 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 35 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 15 (15.79%) Software Engineer
7 14 (14.74%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (14.74%) .NET Software Engineer
8 13 (13.68%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (9.47%) Junior
11 8 (8.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Lead Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Junior Developer
12 7 (7.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (7.37%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (6.32%) Team Leader
14 5 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (98.95%) .NET
2 75 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 57 (60.00%) HTML
4 55 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (44.21%) CSS
6 41 (43.16%) .NET Framework
7 33 (34.74%) AngularJS
8 27 (28.42%) jQuery
9 21 (22.11%) Ajax
10 20 (21.05%) Entity Framework
10 20 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (18.95%) HTML5
11 18 (18.95%) WCF
12 16 (16.84%) SOAP
12 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 15 (15.79%) Web Services
14 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (12.63%) XML
16 11 (11.58%) REST
16 11 (11.58%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.16%) W3C
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) PMI
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) CentOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.95%) MVC
2 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 17 (17.89%) Scrum
5 15 (15.79%) SOA
6 11 (11.58%) OO
7 10 (10.53%) MVVM
8 9 (9.47%) TDD
8 9 (9.47%) E-business
8 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.42%) SDLC
10 7 (7.37%) Content Management
10 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (6.32%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (6.32%) Analytics
11 6 (6.32%) BDD
11 6 (6.32%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (89.47%) C#
2 60 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 36 (37.89%) SQL
4 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
5 11 (11.58%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (4.21%) C++
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.16%) Python
8 3 (3.16%) VBA
8 3 (3.16%) COBOL
9 2 (2.11%) PHP
10 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) VB
10 1 (1.05%) VB6
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (25.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) MCSE
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.05%) MCSD
2 1 (1.05%) MCTS
2 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.47%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Telerik
2 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
2 7 (7.37%) Tableau
2 7 (7.37%) AppDynamics
3 3 (3.16%) Micro Focus
3 3 (3.16%) New Relic
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) jBASE
5 1 (1.05%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.05%) ExactTarget
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: Flexible benefits and competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
N. Herts
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago