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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 57 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.50% 2.85% 4.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.43% 18.51% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 103
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £45,750 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
376 308 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.20% 15.42% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 303 274 455
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 16 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Welwyn Garden City +12 7 £47,500 +35.71%
Watford -6 7 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Hitchin - 7 £60,000 -
St Albans - 5 £23,500 -
Berkhamsted - 4 £35,000 -
Hertford -4 2 £32,750 -0.75% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £26,750 - 1
Stevenage +1 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 104 (91.23%) .NET
2 81 (71.05%) ASP.NET
3 74 (64.91%) C#
4 70 (61.40%) SQL Server
5 67 (58.77%) CSS
6 59 (51.75%) HTML
6 59 (51.75%) JavaScript
7 57 (50.00%) SQL
8 51 (44.74%) Web Services
9 50 (43.86%) Microsoft
10 43 (37.72%) MVC
10 43 (37.72%) .NET Framework
11 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
12 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (31.58%) jQuery
14 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (28.95%) Degree
16 27 (23.68%) VB.NET
17 26 (22.81%) XML
17 26 (22.81%) Ajax
17 26 (22.81%) Relational Database
18 24 (21.05%) TDD
18 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
19 23 (20.18%) WCF
19 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
20 22 (19.30%) VB
20 22 (19.30%) VB6
20 22 (19.30%) Finance
21 21 (18.42%) Oracle

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (15.79%) IIS
2 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (6.14%) CMS
3 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) Mingle
3 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Intranet
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (22.81%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.65%) RavenDB
5 11 (9.65%) Neo4j
6 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.26%) DB2
7 6 (5.26%) MySQL
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.04%) Subversion
3 14 (12.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (11.40%) NUnit
5 12 (10.53%) CruiseControl
5 12 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (9.65%) TeamCity
6 11 (9.65%) MSTest
6 11 (9.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.26%) Hudson
9 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.75%) JMeter
10 2 (1.75%) Maven
10 2 (1.75%) Selenium
10 2 (1.75%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.75%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 22 (19.30%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (79.82%) Developer
2 42 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.81%) Senior Developer
4 25 (21.93%) C# Developer
5 17 (14.91%) Senior .NET Developer
6 16 (14.04%) Software Developer
6 16 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (11.40%) Software Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Programmer
8 11 (9.65%) .NET Programmer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Junior Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Junior
10 8 (7.02%) Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) SQL Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Senior .NET Programmer
11 7 (6.14%) Senior Programmer
12 5 (4.39%) Designer
12 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (91.23%) .NET
2 81 (71.05%) ASP.NET
3 67 (58.77%) CSS
4 59 (51.75%) HTML
5 51 (44.74%) Web Services
6 43 (37.72%) .NET Framework
7 36 (31.58%) jQuery
8 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (22.81%) Ajax
9 26 (22.81%) XML
10 23 (20.18%) WCF
11 18 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (14.91%) WPF
13 15 (13.16%) HTML5
13 15 (13.16%) NHibernate
14 14 (12.28%) REST
15 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
16 12 (10.53%) CSS3
16 12 (10.53%) RESTful
16 12 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Kindle
4 5 (4.39%) User Experience
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
2 7 (6.14%) CentOS
3 2 (1.75%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) MVC
2 40 (35.09%) Software Engineering
3 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.05%) TDD
5 21 (18.42%) SOA
6 19 (16.67%) Web Development
7 13 (11.40%) OOP
8 12 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.53%) MVVM
9 11 (9.65%) BDD
9 11 (9.65%) CQRS
9 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.77%) OO
10 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.02%) E-business
12 7 (6.14%) UML
12 7 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (64.91%) C#
2 59 (51.75%) JavaScript
3 57 (50.00%) SQL
4 27 (23.68%) VB.NET
5 22 (19.30%) VB
5 22 (19.30%) VB6
6 18 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.14%) VBA
8 7 (6.14%) C++
9 6 (5.26%) Java
9 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.39%) Delphi
11 3 (2.63%) COBOL
12 2 (1.75%) C
12 2 (1.75%) PHP
13 1 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (28.95%) Degree
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) MCTS
4 7 (6.14%) MCSD
4 7 (6.14%) MCSE
5 4 (3.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.75%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 50 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Adobe
4 4 (3.51%) JBoss
4 4 (3.51%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.51%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.63%) Temenos
6 2 (1.75%) Software AG
6 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.75%) webMethods
6 2 (1.75%) Fiorano
6 2 (1.75%) Twitter
6 2 (1.75%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.88%) Cognos
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