Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 90 104
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 102 141 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.64% 3.23% 2.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.09% 14.83% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 101 134 133
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,375 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 634 951 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.43% 21.77% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 531 814 719
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +3.26% +8.24%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Hertfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Hertfordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Hertfordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hemel Hempstead +32 33 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Waltham Cross - 12 £55,000 - 3
Tring -2 11 £31,500 -3.08% 3
Watford -12 10 £37,500 -28.57% 7
St Albans +10 8 £37,500 +38.89% 1
Hatfield -2 8 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Borehamwood -12 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Stevenage -8 4 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £52,500 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £58,750 - 2
Broxbourne - 2 £70,000 -
Letchworth +4 1 - -
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 80 (78.43%) C#
2 79 (77.45%) .NET
3 59 (57.84%) ASP.NET
4 57 (55.88%) JavaScript
5 56 (54.90%) CSS
6 54 (52.94%) HTML
7 47 (46.08%) MVC
8 41 (40.20%) Web Services
9 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
9 38 (37.25%) .NET Framework
10 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (34.31%) Windows
13 33 (32.35%) TDD
13 33 (32.35%) WCF
13 33 (32.35%) jQuery
14 32 (31.37%) C++
15 31 (30.39%) Scrum
16 26 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
16 26 (25.49%) SQL
17 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
17 25 (24.51%) OO
17 25 (24.51%) LINQ
17 25 (24.51%) Entity Framework
18 24 (23.53%) XML
19 23 (22.55%) NUnit
19 23 (22.55%) StyleCop
20 21 (20.59%) Web Development
21 20 (19.61%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon Glacier
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
2 6 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Office 365
6 1 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.71%) HTTP
3 12 (11.76%) DHCP
3 12 (11.76%) Internet
4 6 (5.88%) DNS
4 6 (5.88%) Firewall
4 6 (5.88%) IGMP
4 6 (5.88%) PBX
4 6 (5.88%) RTCP
4 6 (5.88%) RTP
4 6 (5.88%) SNMP
4 6 (5.88%) VLAN
4 6 (5.88%) VoIP
4 6 (5.88%) VPN
4 6 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.98%) Redis
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (22.55%) NUnit
2 23 (22.55%) StyleCop
3 20 (19.61%) Subversion
4 6 (5.88%) GDB
4 6 (5.88%) LabVIEW
4 6 (5.88%) Valgrind
5 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.98%) MSTest
7 1 (0.98%) Protractor
7 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 11 (10.78%) Electronics
4 6 (5.88%) Advertising
4 6 (5.88%) Games
5 5 (4.90%) Finance
6 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (76.47%) Developer
2 49 (48.04%) C# Developer
3 43 (42.16%) .NET Developer
4 37 (36.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (27.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (25.49%) Software Developer
8 13 (12.75%) Software Engineer
9 12 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (10.78%) Junior
10 11 (10.78%) Web Developer
11 9 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (8.82%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (8.82%) C++ Developer
12 8 (7.84%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (7.84%) Junior C# Software Engineer
12 8 (7.84%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (7.84%) Junior Software Engineer
13 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (77.45%) .NET
2 59 (57.84%) ASP.NET
3 56 (54.90%) CSS
4 54 (52.94%) HTML
5 41 (40.20%) Web Services
6 38 (37.25%) .NET Framework
7 36 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (32.35%) jQuery
8 33 (32.35%) WCF
9 25 (24.51%) Entity Framework
9 25 (24.51%) LINQ
10 24 (23.53%) XML
11 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (11.76%) SOAP
12 11 (10.78%) JSON
13 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (5.88%) .NET Core
14 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
14 6 (5.88%) FreeSWITCH
14 6 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.31%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 11 (10.78%) Windows 10
4 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) MVC
2 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (32.35%) TDD
4 31 (30.39%) Scrum
5 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
6 25 (24.51%) OO
7 21 (20.59%) Web Development
8 17 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 12 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (11.76%) SDLC
10 7 (6.86%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.88%) Image Processing
11 6 (5.88%) OOD
11 6 (5.88%) Physics
11 6 (5.88%) Project Management
11 6 (5.88%) Server Building
11 6 (5.88%) Signal Processing
11 6 (5.88%) Test Strategy
11 6 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (78.43%) C#
2 57 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 32 (31.37%) C++
4 26 (25.49%) SQL
5 20 (19.61%) C
6 15 (14.71%) T-SQL
7 13 (12.75%) Python
8 12 (11.76%) Perl
8 12 (11.76%) TypeScript
9 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
10 7 (6.86%) VB
10 7 (6.86%) VBScript
11 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.92%) VB6
13 4 (3.92%) XAML
14 3 (2.94%) ES6
14 3 (2.94%) Java
14 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.98%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 12 (11.76%) VirtualBox
2 6 (5.88%) KVM
2 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) VMware
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.96%) Nintex
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Google