Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 66 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 45 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.28% 2.37% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.13% 19.70% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 57
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 160 132 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.22% 12.04% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 148 109 234
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +2.15% +9.41%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +17 23 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Bedford -14 3 £27,500 -52.17%
Dunstable +2 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 45 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (97.78%) .NET
3 43 (95.56%) SQL Server
4 34 (75.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (75.56%) Microservices
5 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
7 22 (48.89%) MVC
7 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (42.22%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
8 19 (42.22%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (40.00%) DevOps
9 18 (40.00%) TDD
9 18 (40.00%) LINQ
10 17 (37.78%) Load Testing
10 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (37.78%) Google
10 17 (37.78%) Management Information System
10 17 (37.78%) Ant
10 17 (37.78%) Kibana
10 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
10 17 (37.78%) User Experience
10 17 (37.78%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (37.78%) CQRS
10 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (37.78%) .NET Core
11 8 (17.78%) HTML
12 7 (15.56%) 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 17 (37.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (75.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (37.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (95.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Ant
2 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) .NET Developer
3 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Azure Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Junior
9 2 (4.44%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (40.00%) LINQ
5 17 (37.78%) .NET Core
5 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (17.78%) HTML
7 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 5 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) WCF
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
9 4 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (8.89%) Web Services
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.44%) Ajax
11 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
11 2 (4.44%) HTML5
12 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Management Information System
1 17 (37.78%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Microservices
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) MVC
4 19 (42.22%) Dependency Injection
4 19 (42.22%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (42.22%) Software Engineering
5 18 (40.00%) DevOps
5 18 (40.00%) TDD
6 17 (37.78%) CQRS
6 17 (37.78%) Load Testing
6 17 (37.78%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (4.44%) Project Management
10 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.22%) Demand Management
11 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle