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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 18 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.68% 1.45% 2.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.38% 50.00% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
47 2 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 26.26% 2.90% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 1 46
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in St Albans

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Mingle
3 6 (75.00%) RavenDB
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) Neo4j
3 6 (75.00%) CQRS
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) MSTest
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) RavenDB
2 6 (75.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) NUnit
1 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) MSTest
1 6 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Graduate
2 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Junior
2 6 (75.00%) Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Junior Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Junior Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Graduate Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) CQRS
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik