Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 105 113
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 77 119 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.86% 2.89% 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.13% 13.42% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 76 124 117
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,168 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 692 887 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.76% 21.54% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 592 789 655
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +31 34 £45,000 +5.88% 2
St Albans +1 9 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Tring -3 8 £31,500 -3.08% 1
Hatfield -3 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Borehamwood -7 6 £40,000 -3.61%
Watford -9 5 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Broxbourne -5 2 £70,000 +133.33% 2
Stevenage -8 2 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Letchworth +19 1 - - 1
Hitchin +2 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 64 (83.12%) C#
2 63 (81.82%) .NET
3 44 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 43 (55.84%) CSS
5 42 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 42 (54.55%) MVC
6 40 (51.95%) HTML
6 40 (51.95%) Web Services
7 38 (49.35%) jQuery
8 37 (48.05%) .NET Framework
9 35 (45.45%) WCF
9 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (41.56%) TDD
11 32 (41.56%) LINQ
12 30 (38.96%) Scrum
12 30 (38.96%) Entity Framework
13 26 (33.77%) StyleCop
13 26 (33.77%) NUnit
14 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
15 20 (25.97%) Windows
15 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
16 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
17 17 (22.08%) C++
17 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (19.48%) Web Development
19 14 (18.18%) Aerospace
19 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
20 13 (16.88%) SQL
21 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

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 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudTrail
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DHCP
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) NUnit
1 26 (33.77%) StyleCop
2 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.39%) Subversion
4 6 (7.79%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) MSTest
6 1 (1.30%) Protractor
6 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 14 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 8 (10.39%) Electronics
3 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.79%) Games
5 4 (5.19%) Finance
6 3 (3.90%) Advertising
7 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (76.62%) Developer
2 41 (53.25%) C# Developer
3 39 (50.65%) .NET Developer
4 33 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (33.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (15.58%) Software Developer
8 9 (11.69%) C++ Developer
8 9 (11.69%) Software Engineer
9 8 (10.39%) Junior
9 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
10 7 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (7.79%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (7.79%) C++ Software Developer
12 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (6.49%) Junior C# Software Engineer
12 5 (6.49%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (6.49%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (81.82%) .NET
2 44 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 43 (55.84%) CSS
4 40 (51.95%) HTML
4 40 (51.95%) Web Services
5 38 (49.35%) jQuery
6 37 (48.05%) .NET Framework
7 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (45.45%) WCF
8 32 (41.56%) LINQ
9 30 (38.96%) Entity Framework
10 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (12.99%) XML
12 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (9.09%) SOAP
14 5 (6.49%) CSS3
14 5 (6.49%) HTML5
15 4 (5.19%) Ajax
15 4 (5.19%) JSON
15 4 (5.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
2 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) MVC
2 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) TDD
4 30 (38.96%) Scrum
5 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
6 15 (19.48%) Web Development
7 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 10 (12.99%) OO
9 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
10 6 (7.79%) Data Acquisition
10 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.79%) Image Processing
10 6 (7.79%) OOD
10 6 (7.79%) Physics
10 6 (7.79%) Signal Processing
10 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.19%) API Development
11 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (83.12%) C#
2 42 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.08%) C++
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) C
6 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.79%) VB
8 5 (6.49%) Python
9 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.19%) VB6
10 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.90%) Perl
10 3 (3.90%) VBScript
11 2 (2.60%) GLSL
11 2 (2.60%) Java
11 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.30%) VC++
12 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Telerik
3 1 (1.30%) Nintex
3 1 (1.30%) Xamarin