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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.77% 3.11% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.62% 19.23% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
74 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.92% 16.15% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 66 25 3
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in St Albans

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 19 (65.52%) MVC
3 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (58.62%) HTML5
6 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
6 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
6 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (55.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
8 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
8 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
9 10 (34.48%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 10 (34.48%) IIS
9 10 (34.48%) Windows
9 10 (34.48%) Telerik
10 9 (31.03%) TDD
10 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
10 9 (31.03%) OO
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
10 9 (31.03%) QlikView
10 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) SaaS
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (31.03%) QlikView
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) RavenDB
6 5 (17.24%) Neo4j
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
1 16 (55.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
4 5 (17.24%) NUnit
5 4 (13.79%) ReSharper
5 4 (13.79%) MSTest
5 4 (13.79%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.90%) NuGet
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Junior
5 7 (24.14%) Junior Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Programmer
7 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Graduate Programmer
9 3 (10.34%) Technical Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (58.62%) HTML5
4 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
5 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
6 10 (34.48%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
10 5 (17.24%) RESTful
10 5 (17.24%) Kendo UI
11 4 (13.79%) CSS3
11 4 (13.79%) jQuery
12 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
13 2 (6.90%) DHTML
13 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) OO
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) Analytics
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (13.79%) CQRS
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) Content Management
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
8 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSD
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Telerik
2 9 (31.03%) Tableau
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) AppDynamics
3 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.79%) New Relic
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