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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.86% 1.31% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.47% 9.43% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £46,250 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.80% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
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
76 53 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.84% 13.91% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 33
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (80.00%) C#
4 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
6 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) Process Management
8 4 (26.67%) Workflow
8 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) User Experience
10 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 2 (13.33%) Web Services
11 1 (6.67%) MFC
11 1 (6.67%) Oracle
11 1 (6.67%) C++
11 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (6.67%) Demand Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Product Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Trainee
6 1 (6.67%) Trainee Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
6 1 (6.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Process Management
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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