The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 52 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.55% 5.26% 6.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.89% 30.00% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 50
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
180 160 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.75% 17.54% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 164 152 118
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Milton Keynes region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 91 (80.53%) .NET
2 85 (75.22%) SQL Server
3 83 (73.45%) C#
4 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
5 58 (51.33%) HTML
6 54 (47.79%) SQL
7 52 (46.02%) ASP.NET
8 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
9 41 (36.28%) CSS
10 35 (30.97%) MVC
11 34 (30.09%) Windows
11 34 (30.09%) jQuery
12 33 (29.20%) XML
13 31 (27.43%) VB.NET
13 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (26.55%) T-SQL
14 30 (26.55%) Degree
15 28 (24.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (23.01%) Finance
17 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (20.35%) Web Services
18 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
19 21 (18.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (16.81%) .NET Framework
20 19 (16.81%) MS Excel
20 19 (16.81%) WCF
21 16 (14.16%) Linux
22 14 (12.39%) HTTP
22 14 (12.39%) Automotive

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (7.08%) IIS
2 7 (6.19%) CMS
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (75.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (18.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.88%) MS Access
9 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (5.31%) NUnit
5 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.65%) Subversion
7 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Automotive
3 8 (7.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.19%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.31%) Games
5 6 (5.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (69.91%) Developer
2 35 (30.97%) .NET Developer
3 30 (26.55%) C# Developer
4 24 (21.24%) Analyst
4 24 (21.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (19.47%) Software Developer
6 15 (13.27%) Applications Support
7 12 (10.62%) Support Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (9.73%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (9.73%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) C++ Developer
10 9 (7.96%) Web Developer
10 9 (7.96%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (7.08%) .NET Web Developer
12 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.19%) VB.NET Developer
13 6 (5.31%) Tester
13 6 (5.31%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (80.53%) .NET
2 58 (51.33%) HTML
3 52 (46.02%) ASP.NET
4 41 (36.28%) CSS
5 34 (30.09%) jQuery
6 33 (29.20%) XML
7 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (20.35%) Web Services
9 19 (16.81%) .NET Framework
9 19 (16.81%) WCF
10 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 12 (10.62%) JSON
11 12 (10.62%) Ajax
12 11 (9.73%) WPF
13 9 (7.96%) XHTML
13 9 (7.96%) CSS3
13 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (7.08%) HTML5
15 7 (6.19%) Ext JS
16 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.62%) Clustering
3 8 (7.08%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.08%) Physics
4 6 (5.31%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.65%) iPad
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Windows
2 16 (14.16%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) Solaris
3 12 (10.62%) UNIX
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) MVC
2 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.62%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Multithreading
4 11 (9.73%) OOD
5 10 (8.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.08%) High Availability
8 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.19%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.19%) Scrum
9 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.31%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Web Development
9 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.31%) UML
10 5 (4.42%) Web Design
10 5 (4.42%) TDD
10 5 (4.42%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.54%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 83 (73.45%) C#
2 68 (60.18%) JavaScript
3 54 (47.79%) SQL
4 31 (27.43%) VB.NET
5 30 (26.55%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.50%) C++
7 3 (2.65%) PHP
7 3 (2.65%) C
8 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) ISEB
3 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.31%) MCP
4 6 (5.31%) MCAD
4 6 (5.31%) MCSD
4 6 (5.31%) PhD
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Sybase
3 9 (7.96%) Sencha
4 4 (3.54%) Sage
5 3 (2.65%) Google
6 2 (1.77%) Rogue Wave
6 2 (1.77%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) ION Trading
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago