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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 47 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.31% 0.76% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.01% 6.25% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Median salary £37,500 £44,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +61.81%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
109 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.96% 12.19% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 98 59 66
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 10 (43.48%) Physics
2 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) LabVIEW
2 10 (43.48%) Subversion
2 10 (43.48%) OOD
2 10 (43.48%) OpenGL
2 10 (43.48%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Image Processing
2 10 (43.48%) OpenCV
2 10 (43.48%) Node.js
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Ajax
7 5 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) CAD
9 3 (13.04%) Project Management

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) LabVIEW
1 10 (43.48%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Software Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) CAD Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
1 10 (43.48%) Node.js
1 10 (43.48%) OpenCV
1 10 (43.48%) OpenGL
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
1 10 (43.48%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
2 10 (43.48%) Image Processing
2 10 (43.48%) OOD
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) CAD
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) BCP
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft