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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.81% 0.59% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 4.55% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
36 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 12.63% 12.90% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 44 29
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Luton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 41 (91.11%) .NET
2 40 (88.89%) C#
3 36 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (77.78%) ASP.NET
5 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
6 30 (66.67%) HTML
6 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 27 (60.00%) SQL
8 24 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (48.89%) XML
10 19 (42.22%) VB.NET
11 18 (40.00%) MVC
12 16 (35.56%) Windows
12 16 (35.56%) Web Services
12 16 (35.56%) MS Office
12 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (33.33%) TDD
13 15 (33.33%) TeamCity
13 15 (33.33%) Scrum
14 14 (31.11%) VB
14 14 (31.11%) VB6
14 14 (31.11%) WCF
15 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
16 11 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
17 10 (22.22%) CSS
17 10 (22.22%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (13.33%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Office
2 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 10 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (22.22%) Subversion
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Software Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Web Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (17.78%) Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (8.89%) Release Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Head of Development
9 1 (2.22%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) .NET
2 35 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 30 (66.67%) HTML
4 22 (48.89%) XML
5 16 (35.56%) Web Services
6 14 (31.11%) WCF
7 10 (22.22%) jQuery
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (22.22%) CSS
8 6 (13.33%) XSLT
8 6 (13.33%) WSDL
9 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.22%) WPF
10 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) MVC
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.33%) ETL
7 6 (13.33%) B2B
8 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.11%) Web Development
9 4 (8.89%) Release Management
9 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) B2C
9 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C#
2 30 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (60.00%) SQL
4 19 (42.22%) VB.NET
5 14 (31.11%) VB6
5 14 (31.11%) VB
6 8 (17.78%) C
6 8 (17.78%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.89%) Groovy
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.67%) Progress
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle