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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.96% 4.84% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.43% 27.91% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 2
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
70 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 22.15% 17.34% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 15
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £65,000 £50,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 44 (89.80%) .NET
2 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET
3 31 (63.27%) .NET Framework
4 30 (61.22%) SQL Server
4 30 (61.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (59.18%) CSS
6 25 (51.02%) C#
6 25 (51.02%) SharePoint
6 25 (51.02%) WCF
6 25 (51.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
8 22 (44.90%) HTML
9 21 (42.86%) MVC
10 20 (40.82%) jQuery
11 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
11 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
12 18 (36.73%) XML
12 18 (36.73%) Scrum
12 18 (36.73%) Extreme Programming
12 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (36.73%) TDD
12 18 (36.73%) OOD
12 18 (36.73%) JSON
12 18 (36.73%) ReSharper
12 18 (36.73%) Ruby
12 18 (36.73%) Ajax
12 18 (36.73%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2005

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 25 (51.02%) SharePoint
1 25 (51.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
3 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (61.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (59.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (61.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (36.73%) Moq
2 18 (36.73%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) Senior Developer
3 17 (34.69%) Web Developer
3 17 (34.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 14 (28.57%) SharePoint Administrator
5 13 (26.53%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (24.49%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Designer
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) .NET
2 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET
3 31 (63.27%) .NET Framework
4 29 (59.18%) CSS
5 25 (51.02%) WCF
6 22 (44.90%) HTML
7 20 (40.82%) jQuery
8 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (36.73%) Entity Framework
9 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 18 (36.73%) Unity DI Container
9 18 (36.73%) LINQ
9 18 (36.73%) JSON
9 18 (36.73%) XML
9 18 (36.73%) Ajax
9 18 (36.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (22.45%) Web Services
10 11 (22.45%) HTML5
11 5 (10.20%) WPF
12 2 (4.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Physics
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) MVC
2 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
2 18 (36.73%) OOD
2 18 (36.73%) Scrum
2 18 (36.73%) Extreme Programming
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) ITIL
4 11 (22.45%) Workflow
4 11 (22.45%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Content Management
6 4 (8.16%) Document Management
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.12%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) Ruby
4 17 (34.69%) VB.NET
4 17 (34.69%) VBScript
5 12 (24.49%) VB
6 11 (22.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) PhD
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Nintex
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
3 2 (4.08%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.04%) HP