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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.43% 2.74% 3.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.97% 20.18% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 24
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £44,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £65,000
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 113 109 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 17.52% 13.59% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 98
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Luton +19 17 £35,000 - 1
Dunstable - 15 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 64 (92.75%) C#
2 59 (85.51%) .NET
2 59 (85.51%) ASP.NET
3 54 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 42 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 40 (57.97%) HTML
6 31 (44.93%) HTML5
7 26 (37.68%) WinForms
7 26 (37.68%) Java
8 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
9 23 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
11 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (27.54%) SOA
12 19 (27.54%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (26.09%) Ajax
14 16 (23.19%) Oracle
15 15 (21.74%) Windows
15 15 (21.74%) WCF
16 14 (20.29%) Re-Platforming
16 14 (20.29%) SQL
16 14 (20.29%) CSS
17 13 (18.84%) Mobile App
17 13 (18.84%) WPF
18 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (17.39%) TDD
19 11 (15.94%) MVC
19 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
19 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.25%) MySQL
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 7 (10.14%) NUnit
4 6 (8.70%) Subversion
5 5 (7.25%) Selenium
5 5 (7.25%) WebStorm
6 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (91.30%) Developer
2 35 (50.72%) C# Developer
3 22 (31.88%) .NET Developer
4 16 (23.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) C++ Developer
5 10 (14.49%) WinForms Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Graduate
6 7 (10.14%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Lead C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 6 (8.70%) WPF Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# Programmer
8 5 (7.25%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Programmer
8 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (85.51%) .NET
1 59 (85.51%) ASP.NET
2 40 (57.97%) HTML
3 31 (44.93%) HTML5
4 26 (37.68%) WinForms
5 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
6 23 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (27.54%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (26.09%) Ajax
10 15 (21.74%) WCF
11 14 (20.29%) CSS
12 13 (18.84%) WPF
13 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (15.94%) Entity Framework
14 10 (14.49%) ATL
14 10 (14.49%) MFC
14 10 (14.49%) OpenGL
15 8 (11.59%) Web Services
16 7 (10.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.49%) iPad
3 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) SOA
3 14 (20.29%) Re-Platforming
4 12 (17.39%) TDD
5 11 (15.94%) MVC
5 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
6 10 (14.49%) 3D Modelling
6 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.04%) Mobile Development
8 8 (11.59%) Web Development
9 7 (10.14%) Project Management
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
11 5 (7.25%) CRM
12 3 (4.35%) API Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Automation Testing
12 3 (4.35%) BDD
12 3 (4.35%) Coaching
12 3 (4.35%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (92.75%) C#
2 42 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.68%) Java
4 14 (20.29%) SQL
5 10 (14.49%) C++
6 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.25%) ABAP
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) Xamarin
4 5 (7.25%) Adobe
4 5 (7.25%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) hybris
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