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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 9.00% 12.83% 2.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 51.92% 50.88% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 3
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £37,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,250 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
52 57 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 17.33% 25.22% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 43 (93.48%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (69.57%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) .NET Framework
3 32 (69.57%) WCF
3 32 (69.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (69.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (56.52%) MVC
4 26 (56.52%) C#
5 25 (54.35%) jQuery
6 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (52.17%) OOD
6 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (50.00%) TDD
7 23 (50.00%) Scrum
7 23 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
7 23 (50.00%) Ruby
7 23 (50.00%) Ajax
7 23 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (50.00%) XML
7 23 (50.00%) LINQ
7 23 (50.00%) ReSharper
7 23 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 23 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 23 (50.00%) Moq
7 23 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
8 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 18 (39.13%) Microsoft

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (39.13%) SharePoint
1 18 (39.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (69.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (69.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (50.00%) Moq
2 23 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 12 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Ruby Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Web Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (19.57%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (19.57%) SharePoint Administrator
7 7 (15.22%) Administrator
8 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Designer
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (93.48%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (69.57%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) .NET Framework
3 32 (69.57%) WCF
4 25 (54.35%) jQuery
5 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 23 (50.00%) LINQ
6 23 (50.00%) XML
6 23 (50.00%) Ajax
6 23 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 23 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
7 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 16 (34.78%) HTML
9 11 (23.91%) JSON
10 9 (19.57%) Web Services
10 9 (19.57%) HTML5
11 3 (6.52%) WPF
11 3 (6.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) MVC
2 24 (52.17%) OOD
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (50.00%) Scrum
3 23 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
3 23 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.26%) ITIL
5 10 (21.74%) Migration
6 8 (17.39%) OO
6 8 (17.39%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) Document Management
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Line Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) Test Management
9 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) Ruby
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) VBScript
4 10 (21.74%) VB.NET
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Nintex
3 2 (4.35%) Remedy
3 2 (4.35%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.17%) HP