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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 22 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 41 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.83% 8.74% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.12% 52.56% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.97% -9.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
34 78 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.67% 16.63% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 63 29
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 30 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Luton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 27 (79.41%) C#
4 26 (76.47%) SQL
5 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
7 21 (61.76%) HTML
7 21 (61.76%) CSS
7 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
8 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
9 12 (35.29%) VB
9 12 (35.29%) C
9 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 12 (35.29%) MS Office
9 12 (35.29%) Mathematics
10 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
10 11 (32.35%) jQuery
11 10 (29.41%) JIRA
11 10 (29.41%) Windows
12 9 (26.47%) SDLC
13 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
13 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
13 8 (23.53%) Client/Server
13 8 (23.53%) MVC
13 8 (23.53%) Scrum
13 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
14 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
14 7 (20.59%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (29.41%) JIRA
3 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) WPF Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Development Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 21 (61.76%) CSS
3 21 (61.76%) HTML
4 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
4 11 (32.35%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) HTML5
5 7 (20.59%) CSS3
6 6 (17.65%) WPF
7 4 (11.76%) LINQ
7 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.82%) JSON
8 3 (8.82%) XML
8 3 (8.82%) Middleware
8 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.94%) WinForms
9 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 8 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
2 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Line Management
7 5 (14.71%) UML
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.88%) Release Management
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
11 1 (2.94%) Kanban
11 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C#
2 26 (76.47%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) VB
3 12 (35.29%) C
3 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
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