The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 33 35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 5.03% 5.04%
As % of the Development Applications category - 45.00% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 14
Median salary - £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 20 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 13.64% 11.17% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 29
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bedford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Bedford.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Bedford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Subversion
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
8 1 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (11.11%) SOAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM Technical Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Support Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP