Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 66 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 55 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.21% 3.42% 4.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.60% 20.37% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 56 91
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 129 270 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.90% 16.80% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 107 240 261
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,700 £29,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £65,075 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,712 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +9.91% -

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bedford +9 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Dunstable - 4 £52,500 -
Luton +11 2 £52,500 -6.67%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
6 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (41.67%) MVC
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
9 7 (29.17%) OpenGL
9 7 (29.17%) C++
9 7 (29.17%) Xamarin
9 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
10 6 (25.00%) iPad
10 6 (25.00%) MFC
10 6 (25.00%) ATL
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) Ajax
10 6 (25.00%) WCF
11 5 (20.83%) WPF
11 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
11 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (20.83%) 3D Modelling
11 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
11 5 (20.83%) Microservices

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 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.17%) Calabash
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Architect
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
3 7 (29.17%) OpenGL
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
4 6 (25.00%) ATL
4 6 (25.00%) MFC
4 6 (25.00%) WCF
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.83%) WPF
6 4 (16.67%) LINQ
6 4 (16.67%) WinForms
7 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) jQuery
8 2 (8.33%) Web Services
9 1 (4.17%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) iPad
3 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) 3D Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) MVVM
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (4.17%) Product Management
9 1 (4.17%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.33%) Capita
4 1 (4.17%) SAP