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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.96% - 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.21% - 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £27,500 - £43,485
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Watford region.

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
96 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.36% 13.02% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 67 41 32
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 13 (81.25%) HTML
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
6 10 (62.50%) IIS
6 10 (62.50%) jQuery
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (56.25%) SQL
8 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (50.00%) Degree
8 8 (50.00%) Workflow
9 6 (37.50%) Process Management
9 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (31.25%) QA
10 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
10 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
11 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (12.50%) User Experience
12 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (6.25%) Web Services
13 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
13 1 (6.25%) MFC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) IIS
2 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Product Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) MFC
5 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Workflow
2 6 (37.50%) Process Management
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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