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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.10% 2.31% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.07% 30.00% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 17
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -33.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
57 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.62% 7.71% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 43
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Luton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (66.67%) SQL
6 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
6 11 (61.11%) Scrum
6 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
7 10 (55.56%) JIRA
7 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (55.56%) Confluence
7 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
7 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 8 (44.44%) C#
9 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) MCP
10 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 2 (11.11%) MVC
11 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (11.11%) NUnit
11 2 (11.11%) Banking
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (55.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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