Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 55 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 52 46 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.01% 4.06% 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.11% 25.27% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 46
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,875 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%

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

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 185 182 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.84% 16.08% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 170 143 215
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% +13.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £67,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Bedfordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +27 33 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Bedford -8 3 £55,000 +50.68%
Dunstable -10 2 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 52 (100.00%) C#
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (98.08%) .NET
3 44 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (84.62%) Microservices
4 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (55.77%) TDD
5 29 (55.77%) LINQ
5 29 (55.77%) DevOps
5 29 (55.77%) Dependency Injection
6 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (53.85%) Kibana
6 28 (53.85%) CQRS
6 28 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (53.85%) .NET Core
6 28 (53.85%) Google
7 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
8 20 (38.46%) MVC
8 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
10 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
11 16 (30.77%) Load Testing
11 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
11 16 (30.77%) User Experience
12 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
13 14 (26.92%) Ant
13 14 (26.92%) Capita
13 14 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (17.31%) Performance Engineering

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 28 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 44 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Ant
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Senior Developer
4 11 (21.15%) C# Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Performance Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Senior Performance Engineer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Azure Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Graduate
10 2 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Junior
11 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) LINQ
3 28 (53.85%) .NET Core
3 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
5 20 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (13.46%) HTML
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
8 4 (7.69%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) WCF
9 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (5.77%) NHibernate
9 3 (5.77%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (5.77%) Web Services
10 2 (3.85%) Ajax
10 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.85%) HTML5
11 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) User Experience
2 15 (28.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) Microservices
2 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (55.77%) Dependency Injection
3 29 (55.77%) DevOps
3 29 (55.77%) TDD
4 28 (53.85%) CQRS
5 20 (38.46%) MVC
6 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
7 16 (30.77%) Load Testing
7 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 14 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (17.31%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.85%) Project Management
11 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 28 (53.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Google
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Capita
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle