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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 62 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.58% 2.33% 3.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.12% 15.17% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 59 45 64
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
410 356 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.03% 15.33% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 378 291 283
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Watford +8 18 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Stevenage +18 14 £37,500 - 3
St Albans -7 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Harpenden +2 7 £55,000 +57.14%
Royston - 4 £45,000 -
Borehamwood -16 3 £50,000 +55.03%
Hertford - 2 £70,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 £42,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 97 (93.27%) .NET
2 86 (82.69%) C#
3 67 (64.42%) ASP.NET
4 62 (59.62%) JavaScript
5 60 (57.69%) HTML
6 58 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (48.08%) SQL
7 50 (48.08%) SQL Server
8 48 (46.15%) MVC
9 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
10 37 (35.58%) CSS
11 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (30.77%) Windows
13 31 (29.81%) .NET Framework
13 31 (29.81%) jQuery
14 30 (28.85%) Scrum
15 27 (25.96%) Entity Framework
16 25 (24.04%) Telerik
17 24 (23.08%) Software Engineering
17 24 (23.08%) IIS
17 24 (23.08%) HTML5
17 24 (23.08%) AngularJS
17 24 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
19 20 (19.23%) Degree
20 18 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (17.31%) Finance
21 17 (16.35%) TeamCity
21 17 (16.35%) TDD
21 17 (16.35%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (23.08%) IIS
2 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.73%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.88%) CMS
5 2 (1.92%) Drupal
5 2 (1.92%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) WordPress
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) SaaS
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.88%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.88%) HSPA
2 3 (2.88%) LTE
3 2 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.96%) Intranet
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (9.62%) QlikView
6 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
8 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.88%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.96%) MySQL
11 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.35%) TeamCity
2 17 (16.35%) Subversion
3 11 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.65%) ReSharper
5 8 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 8 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.92%) NuGet
6 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.92%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.96%) NUnit
7 1 (0.96%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.96%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Games
6 2 (1.92%) Military
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (71.15%) Developer
2 61 (58.65%) .NET Developer
3 29 (27.88%) C# Developer
4 27 (25.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.19%) Senior Developer
6 20 (19.23%) Senior .NET Developer
7 19 (18.27%) Software Developer
8 18 (17.31%) Senior C# Developer
8 18 (17.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (16.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (15.38%) Software Engineer
11 14 (13.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (11.54%) Tester
13 10 (9.62%) C# Software Engineer
13 10 (9.62%) .NET Software Engineer
14 8 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 8 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 8 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
15 7 (6.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (93.27%) .NET
2 67 (64.42%) ASP.NET
3 60 (57.69%) HTML
4 37 (35.58%) CSS
5 35 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (29.81%) jQuery
6 31 (29.81%) .NET Framework
7 27 (25.96%) Entity Framework
8 24 (23.08%) HTML5
8 24 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 16 (15.38%) XML
10 12 (11.54%) WCF
10 12 (11.54%) Kendo UI
10 12 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 11 (10.58%) Ajax
11 11 (10.58%) SOAP
12 10 (9.62%) Web Services
13 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.85%) Machine to Machine
3 4 (3.85%) Replication
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.96%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Android
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.15%) MVC
3 30 (28.85%) Scrum
4 24 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.35%) OO
5 17 (16.35%) TDD
6 14 (13.46%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (10.58%) Web Design
9 10 (9.62%) Analytics
10 9 (8.65%) Workflow
11 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.73%) Coaching
13 6 (5.77%) Web Development
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.77%) SOA
14 5 (4.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 86 (82.69%) C#
2 62 (59.62%) JavaScript
3 50 (48.08%) SQL
4 15 (14.42%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.62%) C++
7 7 (6.73%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) Java
9 4 (3.85%) C
10 3 (2.88%) COBOL
10 3 (2.88%) XQuery
10 3 (2.88%) XPath
11 2 (1.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.96%) PHP
12 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.04%) Telerik
3 10 (9.62%) Tableau
4 8 (7.69%) New Relic
5 5 (4.81%) Adobe
6 3 (2.88%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.88%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.96%) Google
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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