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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 90 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 66 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.46% 3.29% 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.38% 19.94% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 65 111
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
354 331 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.01% 16.48% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 291 291 422
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hitchin - 12 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Watford -14 8 £37,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £41,250 -
St Albans - 3 £50,000 - 1
Berkhamsted - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford -9 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Borehamwood - 2 £32,250 -
Stevenage -3 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £36,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £37,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 88 (90.72%) .NET
2 69 (71.13%) ASP.NET
3 61 (62.89%) C#
4 57 (58.76%) SQL
5 53 (54.64%) CSS
6 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
7 48 (49.48%) HTML
8 46 (47.42%) JavaScript
9 43 (44.33%) Web Services
10 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
11 35 (36.08%) Software Engineering
12 33 (34.02%) MVC
13 30 (30.93%) .NET Framework
14 28 (28.87%) jQuery
15 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (25.77%) Degree
15 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (25.77%) Finance
15 25 (25.77%) VB.NET
16 22 (22.68%) VB
16 22 (22.68%) VB6
16 22 (22.68%) Ajax
17 21 (21.65%) XML
18 19 (19.59%) T-SQL
18 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
19 18 (18.56%) Oracle
20 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (17.53%) WPF
21 16 (16.49%) Web Development
21 16 (16.49%) Git (software)

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (14.43%) IIS
2 8 (8.25%) CMS
3 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) Mingle
3 2 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.03%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.03%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) SMPP
2 1 (1.03%) NFC
2 1 (1.03%) SMS
2 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (19.59%) Relational Database
4 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.25%) RavenDB
5 8 (8.25%) Neo4j
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.12%) MySQL
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.06%) DB2
9 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.34%) Subversion
3 10 (10.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (9.28%) MSTest
5 8 (8.25%) TeamCity
5 8 (8.25%) NUnit
5 8 (8.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (7.22%) CruiseControl
6 7 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.15%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.06%) JMeter
8 2 (2.06%) Selenium
8 2 (2.06%) Fiddler
8 2 (2.06%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (2.06%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.06%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (2.06%) Hudson
9 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (74.23%) Developer
2 36 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.68%) Senior Developer
4 20 (20.62%) C# Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (13.40%) Software Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Analyst
8 8 (8.25%) Programmer
8 8 (8.25%) .NET Programmer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior .NET Programmer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Programmer
9 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Junior
11 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.15%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (90.72%) .NET
2 69 (71.13%) ASP.NET
3 53 (54.64%) CSS
4 48 (49.48%) HTML
5 43 (44.33%) Web Services
6 30 (30.93%) .NET Framework
7 28 (28.87%) jQuery
8 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (22.68%) Ajax
10 21 (21.65%) XML
11 17 (17.53%) WPF
12 16 (16.49%) WCF
13 12 (12.37%) HTML5
13 12 (12.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (12.37%) Middleware
14 9 (9.28%) NHibernate
14 9 (9.28%) REST
14 9 (9.28%) RESTful
15 8 (8.25%) CSS3
15 8 (8.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) Kindle
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Open Source
4 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) CentOS
4 4 (4.12%) Android
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.03%) SUSE
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Software Engineering
2 33 (34.02%) MVC
3 16 (16.49%) Web Development
4 14 (14.43%) TDD
5 12 (12.37%) SOA
6 11 (11.34%) OOP
7 9 (9.28%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.25%) BDD
8 8 (8.25%) CQRS
9 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) MVVM
9 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.15%) ERD
11 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.15%) Scrum
11 5 (5.15%) UML
12 4 (4.12%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) C#
2 57 (58.76%) SQL
3 46 (47.42%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.77%) VB.NET
5 22 (22.68%) VB6
5 22 (22.68%) VB
6 19 (19.59%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.25%) VBA
8 6 (6.19%) Java
8 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.15%) C++
9 5 (5.15%) Delphi
10 2 (2.06%) C
10 2 (2.06%) COBOL
11 1 (1.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.03%) XAML
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) MCTS
4 7 (7.22%) MCSD
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Adobe
4 2 (2.06%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.06%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.06%) Twitter
4 2 (2.06%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.03%) Macromedia
5 1 (1.03%) Apple
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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