Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 72 64
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 11 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.04% 1.24% 3.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 13.58% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 53
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £40,500 £30,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 136 81 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.92% 9.15% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 130 72 206
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% -9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,625 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £65,875
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -4 12 £53,250 +1.43% 5
Bedford -18 8 £27,500 -52.17%
Dunstable +1 2 £48,750 +5.41%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 29 (90.63%) .NET
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 16 (50.00%) Microservices
5 16 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (37.50%) MVC
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (28.13%) LINQ
8 9 (28.13%) TDD
9 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (25.00%) Google
9 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (25.00%) Ant
9 8 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (25.00%) CQRS
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (25.00%) DevOps
9 8 (25.00%) Kibana
9 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (25.00%) User Experience
9 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (25.00%) .NET Core
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) CSS

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 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) C# Developer
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Junior
4 8 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Junior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Azure Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Performance Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (28.13%) LINQ
5 8 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) WCF
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
8 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.13%) WinForms
9 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Microservices
2 16 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (37.50%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) CQRS
5 8 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (25.00%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Google