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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 61 42
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.14% 3.21% 5.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.13% 21.32% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 60
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £60,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 136 133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 21.06% 15.06% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 99 120 115
Median salary £45,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% +6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 12 £52,500 -
Bedford +6 8 £36,500 -27.00%
Luton - 4 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 67 (93.06%) C#
1 67 (93.06%) .NET
2 55 (76.39%) ASP.NET
3 52 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 45 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 35 (48.61%) HTML
5 35 (48.61%) .NET Framework
6 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
7 32 (44.44%) WinForms
8 27 (37.50%) WPF
8 27 (37.50%) HTML5
8 27 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 25 (34.72%) WCF
10 24 (33.33%) Ajax
11 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (29.17%) Java
13 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
13 17 (23.61%) TDD
13 17 (23.61%) NUnit
13 17 (23.61%) LINQ
14 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
14 16 (22.22%) OpenGL
14 16 (22.22%) C++
14 16 (22.22%) Windows
15 15 (20.83%) ATL
15 15 (20.83%) MFC
15 15 (20.83%) iPad
15 15 (20.83%) 3D Modelling
15 15 (20.83%) Xamarin
15 15 (20.83%) Mobile App

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 7 (9.72%) CMS
1 7 (9.72%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) NUnit
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (6.94%) Selenium
3 5 (6.94%) WebStorm
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 71 (98.61%) Developer
2 46 (63.89%) C# Developer
3 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 18 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (23.61%) Lead C# Developer
5 17 (23.61%) Lead Developer
6 15 (20.83%) C++ Developer
7 13 (18.06%) Lead .NET Developer
8 11 (15.28%) C# WPF Developer
8 11 (15.28%) WPF Developer
9 8 (11.11%) Graduate
9 8 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
10 7 (9.72%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (9.72%) Senior Systems Developer
10 7 (9.72%) Systems Developer
11 6 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
12 5 (6.94%) Technical Developer
12 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (93.06%) .NET
2 55 (76.39%) ASP.NET
3 35 (48.61%) .NET Framework
3 35 (48.61%) HTML
4 32 (44.44%) WinForms
5 27 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 27 (37.50%) HTML5
5 27 (37.50%) WPF
6 25 (34.72%) WCF
7 24 (33.33%) Ajax
8 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
8 17 (23.61%) LINQ
9 16 (22.22%) OpenGL
10 15 (20.83%) ATL
10 15 (20.83%) MFC
11 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (18.06%) CSS
13 8 (11.11%) jQuery
14 7 (9.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) iPad
1 15 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) TDD
3 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 15 (20.83%) 3D Modelling
5 14 (19.44%) Mobile Development
5 14 (19.44%) Re-Platforming
5 14 (19.44%) SOA
6 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.50%) Project Management
8 8 (11.11%) MVC
9 7 (9.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (9.72%) IT Strategy
9 7 (9.72%) MVVM
10 3 (4.17%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.78%) Scrum
12 1 (1.39%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.39%) Load Testing
12 1 (1.39%) Process Management
12 1 (1.39%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) C#
2 45 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.17%) Java
4 16 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) SQL
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Xamarin
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
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