The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.10% 1.06% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.89% 5.88% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Watford region.

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
76 68 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.00% 17.94% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 59 33
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 Watford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Watford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) Process Management
7 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Hudson

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Product Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) MFC
6 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
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