The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.35% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 3 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 18.24% 2.17% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 25
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £51,500
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 St Albans

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in St Albans

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VB6
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
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