The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 20 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 48 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.02% 9.74% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 51.22% 53.93% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -9.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Bedfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 89 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.81% 18.05% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 68 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Luton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Luton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 29 (78.38%) SQL
4 27 (72.97%) C#
4 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
6 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
7 20 (54.05%) HTML
7 20 (54.05%) CSS
8 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (35.14%) JIRA
11 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
11 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
11 12 (32.43%) VB
11 12 (32.43%) C
11 12 (32.43%) MS Office
12 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
12 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
12 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
12 11 (29.73%) Scrum
12 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
13 10 (27.03%) jQuery
13 10 (27.03%) Confluence
13 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
13 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
13 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (27.03%) Windows
14 9 (24.32%) SDLC
15 8 (21.62%) Client/Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 10 (27.03%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (35.14%) JIRA
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (5.41%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) WPF Developer
5 4 (10.81%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Development Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Development Manager
6 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
3 20 (54.05%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
5 10 (27.03%) jQuery
6 7 (18.92%) HTML5
6 7 (18.92%) CSS3
7 6 (16.22%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) LINQ
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
8 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.11%) Ajax
8 3 (8.11%) XML
8 3 (8.11%) Middleware
9 1 (2.70%) WinForms
9 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
2 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
2 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
3 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Line Management
7 5 (13.51%) UML
7 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) Release Management
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.41%) Time Management
11 1 (2.70%) Kanban
11 1 (2.70%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 27 (72.97%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) C
3 12 (32.43%) VB
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 5 (13.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
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