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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.56% 7.32% 8.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.78% 34.88% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 22
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +5.26%  
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 23 43 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 18.85% 20.98% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 36
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) IT Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (87.50%) EPiServer
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) MVVM
2 7 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

Visual Studio
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) CMS
1 7 (87.50%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) C# Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior C# Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Systems Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 7 (87.50%) IT Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft