Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 34 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +45 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.72% 5.84% 2.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.56% 30.13% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 44
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £21,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 180 239 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.71% 19.38% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 165 190 198
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £70,050
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +14 43 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bedford +6 7 £55,000 +50.68%
Dunstable -10 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 55 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 54 (98.18%) SQL Server
3 47 (85.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (85.45%) Microservices
4 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (76.36%) LINQ
6 40 (72.73%) DevOps
6 40 (72.73%) TDD
7 39 (70.91%) Google
7 39 (70.91%) Kibana
7 39 (70.91%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (70.91%) CQRS
7 39 (70.91%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (70.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (70.91%) .NET Core
8 38 (69.09%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.00%) MVC
10 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (14.55%) Load Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.55%) User Experience
12 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
12 7 (12.73%) HTML
13 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
14 5 (9.09%) CSS
14 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework

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 39 (70.91%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 47 (85.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (70.91%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (98.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Ant
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (30.91%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) LINQ
3 39 (70.91%) .NET Core
3 39 (70.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.73%) HTML
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.45%) jQuery
9 3 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (3.64%) Ajax
10 2 (3.64%) HTML5
10 2 (3.64%) WCF
10 2 (3.64%) XML
11 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.82%) Web Services
11 1 (1.82%) WinForms
11 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Microservices
2 43 (78.18%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (72.73%) DevOps
3 40 (72.73%) TDD
4 39 (70.91%) CQRS
5 38 (69.09%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (20.00%) MVC
7 8 (14.55%) Load Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.27%) Web Development
11 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.64%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 39 (70.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Google
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Capita
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle