The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.97% 0.29% 5.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 53.16% 3.03% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 1 17
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.88% 9.68% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 30 42
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Bedfordshire

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 29 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Luton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (86.96%) .NET
2 58 (84.06%) SQL Server
3 50 (72.46%) C#
3 50 (72.46%) ASP.NET
4 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 36 (52.17%) Windows
5 36 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
7 33 (47.83%) Web Services
8 32 (46.38%) WCF
9 31 (44.93%) TDD
10 30 (43.48%) Scrum
10 30 (43.48%) MVC
11 29 (42.03%) SQL
11 29 (42.03%) TeamCity
12 28 (40.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (40.58%) HTML
12 28 (40.58%) XML
12 28 (40.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 24 (34.78%) Waterfall
14 23 (33.33%) VB.NET
15 22 (31.88%) Subversion
16 18 (26.09%) XSLT
17 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (23.19%) jQuery
18 16 (23.19%) CSS
19 15 (21.74%) VB
19 15 (21.74%) C
19 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
20 14 (20.29%) VB6

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (18.84%) CMS
2 11 (15.94%) IIS
3 8 (11.59%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (84.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (40.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 28 (40.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
3 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.49%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
5 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.80%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (42.03%) TeamCity
3 22 (31.88%) Subversion
4 7 (10.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (17.39%) Marketing
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Programmer
5 10 (14.49%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (14.49%) Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Test Manager
6 9 (13.04%) Release Manager
6 9 (13.04%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (11.59%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 8 (11.59%) Developer Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
8 7 (10.14%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (5.80%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Web Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (86.96%) .NET
2 50 (72.46%) ASP.NET
3 33 (47.83%) Web Services
4 32 (46.38%) WCF
5 28 (40.58%) XML
5 28 (40.58%) HTML
6 18 (26.09%) XSLT
7 16 (23.19%) CSS
7 16 (23.19%) jQuery
8 13 (18.84%) WSDL
9 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
9 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (8.70%) COM
11 5 (7.25%) XSD
12 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (2.90%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) AS400
4 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) TDD
2 30 (43.48%) MVC
2 30 (43.48%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (17.39%) Web Development
8 10 (14.49%) ETL
8 10 (14.49%) Data Transformation
9 9 (13.04%) Web Application Development
10 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (8.70%) BCP
12 6 (8.70%) Workflow
12 6 (8.70%) Release Management
12 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Load Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) C#
2 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.03%) SQL
4 23 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 15 (21.74%) VB
5 15 (21.74%) C
6 14 (20.29%) VB6
7 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 8 (11.59%) Groovy
9 7 (10.14%) PHP
10 4 (5.80%) C++
11 3 (4.35%) Perl
11 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.35%) VBA
12 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Progress
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago