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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.50% 3.04% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.27% 14.86% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 9
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
71 74 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.27% 20.44% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 31
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Android
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (20.00%) QA
8 3 (20.00%) PhoneGap
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
8 3 (20.00%) Marketing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (13.33%) JMeter
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
1 2 (13.33%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
1 2 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) PhoneGap
7 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) MFC
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) Flash
7 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) SUSE
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
1 4 (26.67%) Scrum
1 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Macromedia
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
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