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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.66% 6.78% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.62% 51.85% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 2
Average salary £43,250 £50,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.50% +12.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £38,500 £40,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
52 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.47% 13.08% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 26
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +75.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,450 £67,000
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 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 1 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Luton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (60.00%) C#
4 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (48.00%) JIRA
6 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (44.00%) Scrum
6 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (40.00%) Confluence
7 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (28.00%) HTML
9 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (24.00%) VB
10 6 (24.00%) C
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) MS Office
10 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
10 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
11 5 (20.00%) jQuery
12 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (48.00%) JIRA
3 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Development Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 4 (16.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 2 (8.00%) Middleware
7 2 (8.00%) XML
8 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) WCF
8 1 (4.00%) WPF
8 1 (4.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
2 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (24.00%) VB
4 6 (24.00%) C
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
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