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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 65 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.76% 1.52% 3.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.16% 11.43% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 11
Average salary £24,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
99 70 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.10% 13.31% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 62
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) CSS
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (50.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) Degree
7 9 (45.00%) QA
7 9 (45.00%) C#
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (25.00%) Subversion
10 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (25.00%) Adobe
10 5 (25.00%) MVC
10 5 (25.00%) Workflow
10 5 (25.00%) Migration
10 5 (25.00%) XHTML
10 5 (25.00%) SOAP
10 5 (25.00%) Web Services
10 5 (25.00%) IIS
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Junior
4 6 (30.00%) QA Tester
4 6 (30.00%) Junior Tester
5 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Web Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Applications Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) HTML
3 17 (85.00%) CSS
4 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 5 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (5.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Web Design
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Memory Management
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe
3 3 (15.00%) Xamarin
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