The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 114 73 47
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 90 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.21% 3.39% 4.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.29% 22.06% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 73 118
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,091 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
362 408 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.57% 15.38% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 280 339 433
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,279
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -23 11 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Letchworth -23 6 £36,500 +19.67%
Hemel Hempstead +6 4 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Stevenage -11 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +20 1 - -
St Albans -4 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £37,500 - 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 64 (88.89%) .NET
2 53 (73.61%) C#
3 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 47 (65.28%) HTML
5 45 (62.50%) CSS
6 42 (58.33%) MVC
7 39 (54.17%) Web Services
8 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (45.83%) SQL
10 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 28 (38.89%) Windows
12 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (37.50%) Degree
13 26 (36.11%) OO
13 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
14 25 (34.72%) Linux
15 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
15 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (31.94%) TDD
15 23 (31.94%) Unit Testing
15 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
15 23 (31.94%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (30.56%) CQRS
16 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 22 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (30.56%) Node.js
16 22 (30.56%) Neo4j
16 22 (30.56%) TeamCity
16 22 (30.56%) PowerShell
16 22 (30.56%) RESTful

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (30.56%) Node.js
2 17 (23.61%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Mingle
2 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.78%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.78%) MS Office
5 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.39%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.39%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) NFC
2 1 (1.39%) SMPP
2 1 (1.39%) Broadband
2 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (30.56%) Neo4j
4 12 (16.67%) RavenDB
5 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.78%) DB2
9 2 (2.78%) UniData
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.39%) MySQL
10 1 (1.39%) OLAP
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.39%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.56%) TeamCity
2 22 (30.56%) NUnit
3 21 (29.17%) MSTest
4 18 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (5.56%) Subversion
5 4 (5.56%) PhoneGap
6 2 (2.78%) Ant
6 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (19.44%) Retail
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.39%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (88.89%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 47 (65.28%) HTML
4 45 (62.50%) CSS
5 39 (54.17%) Web Services
6 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (31.94%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 22 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
8 22 (30.56%) RESTful
9 21 (29.17%) jQuery
10 20 (27.78%) Silverlight
10 20 (27.78%) HTML5
11 17 (23.61%) WCF
12 16 (22.22%) CSS3
13 14 (19.44%) Ajax
14 7 (9.72%) XML
15 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
16 5 (6.94%) JSON
16 5 (6.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) VHDL
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Kindle
4 1 (1.39%) Social Network
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Linux
3 20 (27.78%) CentOS
4 5 (6.94%) Android
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.39%) SUSE
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) MVC
2 26 (36.11%) OO
2 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.94%) TDD
3 23 (31.94%) Unit Testing
4 22 (30.56%) CQRS
5 20 (27.78%) Web Development
6 19 (26.39%) BDD
7 17 (23.61%) UML
8 15 (20.83%) System Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (9.72%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (8.33%) Scrum
12 5 (6.94%) Product Management
12 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.56%) Image Processing
14 3 (4.17%) Android Development
14 3 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
15 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 53 (73.61%) C#
2 33 (45.83%) SQL
3 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.56%) PowerShell
5 16 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.28%) C++
7 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 7 (9.72%) Java
9 5 (6.94%) C
9 5 (6.94%) VBA
10 3 (4.17%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.78%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (1.39%) VB6
12 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.39%) XAML
12 1 (1.39%) VB
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (16.67%) MCSE
3 12 (16.67%) MCTS
4 11 (15.28%) MCSD
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 2 (2.78%) jBASE
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Apple
5 1 (1.39%) Macromedia
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