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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.00% 4.93% 6.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.12% 29.03% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 55
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
182 155 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.15% 17.00% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 160 147 128
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 86 (79.63%) .NET
2 80 (74.07%) SQL Server
3 78 (72.22%) C#
4 70 (64.81%) JavaScript
5 64 (59.26%) HTML
6 52 (48.15%) ASP.NET
7 49 (45.37%) SQL
8 46 (42.59%) CSS
9 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
10 39 (36.11%) XML
11 37 (34.26%) MVC
12 36 (33.33%) jQuery
13 33 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (26.85%) Finance
15 29 (26.85%) Web Services
16 28 (25.93%) Windows
17 27 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (24.07%) VB.NET
19 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
20 24 (22.22%) T-SQL
21 23 (21.30%) Degree
22 22 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
23 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
24 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
25 18 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 18 (16.67%) WCF
26 17 (15.74%) HTTP
26 17 (15.74%) Linux
27 14 (12.96%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.41%) CMS
1 8 (7.41%) IIS
1 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) MS Access
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (6.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.70%) NUnit
5 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (26.85%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Automotive
3 8 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.48%) Marketing
4 7 (6.48%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.56%) Games
6 4 (3.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (73.15%) Developer
2 37 (34.26%) .NET Developer
3 30 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 24 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (17.59%) Analyst
6 18 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 12 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Web Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Applications Support
8 11 (10.19%) C++ Developer
9 10 (9.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Test Analyst
10 9 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
11 8 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (6.48%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (6.48%) Tester
12 7 (6.48%) VB.NET Developer
12 7 (6.48%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (79.63%) .NET
2 64 (59.26%) HTML
3 52 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 46 (42.59%) CSS
5 39 (36.11%) XML
6 36 (33.33%) jQuery
7 33 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (26.85%) Web Services
9 21 (19.44%) .NET Framework
10 18 (16.67%) WCF
11 13 (12.04%) JSON
11 13 (12.04%) Ajax
11 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (10.19%) CSS3
14 10 (9.26%) HTML5
15 9 (8.33%) XHTML
16 8 (7.41%) Ext JS
17 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (6.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.33%) Clustering
3 8 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.41%) Physics
3 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.93%) Windows
2 17 (15.74%) Linux
3 13 (12.04%) Solaris
3 13 (12.04%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) MVC
2 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.04%) Multithreading
4 9 (8.33%) OOD
4 9 (8.33%) ITIL
5 8 (7.41%) Web Development
5 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 8 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.48%) Test Scripting
6 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.56%) Scrum
7 6 (5.56%) UML
7 6 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.56%) High Availability
8 5 (4.63%) Web Design
8 5 (4.63%) Content Management
8 5 (4.63%) TDD
9 4 (3.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (72.22%) C#
2 70 (64.81%) JavaScript
3 49 (45.37%) SQL
4 26 (24.07%) VB.NET
5 24 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.96%) C++
7 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.78%) C
8 3 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) ISEB
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.56%) PhD
5 4 (3.70%) MCP
5 4 (3.70%) MCAD
5 4 (3.70%) MCSD
6 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
1 3 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Sybase
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) Sencha
4 4 (3.70%) Sage
5 2 (1.85%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.85%) Rogue Wave
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Google