The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.95% 1.68% 9.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.42% 19.05% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 24
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Visual Studio
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Development Applications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 18.75% 8.82% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £63,000
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 High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the High Wycombe region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
4 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
5 21 (60.00%) C#
6 19 (54.29%) SQL
7 18 (51.43%) jQuery
7 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
9 15 (42.86%) OO
10 14 (40.00%) Web Services
10 14 (40.00%) N-Tier
10 14 (40.00%) VB.NET
10 14 (40.00%) TDD
10 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 13 (37.14%) VB
12 12 (34.29%) VBScript
12 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
13 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (28.57%) VB6
14 10 (28.57%) BDD
15 9 (25.71%) MVC
15 9 (25.71%) HTML
15 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
16 8 (22.86%) Oracle
16 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 8 (22.86%) Retail
16 8 (22.86%) Data Extraction

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) UniData
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) C# Developer
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
5 8 (22.86%) SQL Developer
5 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Architect
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
7 5 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (14.29%) Consultant
7 5 (14.29%) Architect
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 18 (51.43%) jQuery
3 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (40.00%) Web Services
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) SOAP
8 6 (17.14%) RESTful
9 4 (11.43%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 4 (11.43%) WPF
10 2 (5.71%) MFC
10 2 (5.71%) WCF
10 2 (5.71%) HTML5
11 1 (2.86%) CSS3
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 8 (22.86%) Data Extraction
3 4 (11.43%) FMCG
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) OO
2 14 (40.00%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) BDD
6 9 (25.71%) MVC
7 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.43%) DSDM
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 4 (11.43%) Kanban
9 4 (11.43%) Web Development
10 2 (5.71%) UML
10 2 (5.71%) ERP
11 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.86%) CRM
11 1 (2.86%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 21 (60.00%) C#
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
5 14 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (37.14%) VB
7 12 (34.29%) VBScript
8 10 (28.57%) VB6
9 2 (5.71%) UniBasic
9 2 (5.71%) C++
9 2 (5.71%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) QNX
4 2 (5.71%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.86%) SendGrid
5 1 (2.86%) Borland