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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.30% 2.75% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.07% 15.53% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 7
Median salary £70,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+191.66% -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Watford region.

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 103 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.28% 17.73% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 46
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 13 (81.25%) .NET
4 12 (75.00%) CRM
4 12 (75.00%) B2B
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (68.75%) Project Management
5 11 (68.75%) CMS
6 9 (56.25%) CSS
6 9 (56.25%) HTML
6 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (56.25%) Ajax
7 8 (50.00%) CSS3
7 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (50.00%) TDD
7 8 (50.00%) Load Testing
7 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (50.00%) DHTML
7 8 (50.00%) Subversion
8 7 (43.75%) Content Management
8 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (37.50%) Open Source
10 4 (25.00%) Line Management
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Head of Development
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 9 (56.25%) Ajax
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS3
3 8 (50.00%) DHTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) B2B
1 12 (75.00%) CRM
2 11 (68.75%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Content Management
5 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Line Management
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.25%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft