Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 123 101
Rank change year-on-year +27 -22 +32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 131 95 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.92% 2.16% 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.66% 11.38% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 114 110 107
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,325 £23,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,035 835 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.11% 19.01% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 875 757 727
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Stevenage +28 23 £32,500 -10.96% 4
Borehamwood -9 21 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford 0 20 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Hatfield - 20 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +5 19 £60,000 +41.18%
Letchworth +1 7 £35,000 - 1
Tring 0 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Hitchin -2 5 £35,000 -7.89%
St Albans -4 1 £72,500 +102.80% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £72,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 104 (79.39%) C#
2 89 (67.94%) .NET
3 71 (54.20%) SQL
4 65 (49.62%) SQL Server
5 45 (34.35%) JavaScript
6 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
7 41 (31.30%) .NET Framework
8 40 (30.53%) Software Engineering
9 39 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (29.77%) C++
10 38 (29.01%) HTML
11 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET
11 34 (25.95%) Windows
12 30 (22.90%) MVC
12 30 (22.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (22.90%) Entity Framework
13 29 (22.14%) CSS
14 23 (17.56%) C
15 22 (16.79%) jQuery
16 21 (16.03%) Python
17 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
18 19 (14.50%) Scrum
18 19 (14.50%) OpenGL
18 19 (14.50%) DirectX
18 19 (14.50%) Mathematics
18 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (14.50%) Algorithms
18 19 (14.50%) SDLC
19 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (13.74%) Degree

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 (4.58%) IIS
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) CMS
3 2 (1.53%) DNN
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) DNS
2 3 (2.29%) IMAP
2 3 (2.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (49.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.98%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.05%) MySQL
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.76%) MS Access
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.63%) LabVIEW
3 8 (6.11%) GCC
4 7 (5.34%) Subversion
5 6 (4.58%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.58%) Protractor
6 3 (2.29%) GDB
6 3 (2.29%) JIRA
6 3 (2.29%) Moq
6 3 (2.29%) ProC
7 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.53%) git-flow
7 2 (1.53%) Selenium
7 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.53%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.76%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.21%) Finance
3 15 (11.45%) Aerospace
3 15 (11.45%) Electronics
4 11 (8.40%) Billing
5 9 (6.87%) Games
6 6 (4.58%) Legal
7 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 3 (2.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (67.18%) Developer
2 55 (41.98%) .NET Developer
3 53 (40.46%) C# Developer
4 41 (31.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (19.85%) Software Engineer
6 25 (19.08%) Senior Developer
7 21 (16.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (10.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (8.40%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (8.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 11 (8.40%) Software Developer
10 10 (7.63%) Development Engineer
10 10 (7.63%) Software Development Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) C++ Developer
11 9 (6.87%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (6.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Junior
13 7 (5.34%) 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (67.94%) .NET
2 41 (31.30%) .NET Framework
3 38 (29.01%) HTML
4 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET
5 30 (22.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 30 (22.90%) Entity Framework
6 29 (22.14%) CSS
7 22 (16.79%) jQuery
8 19 (14.50%) DirectX
8 19 (14.50%) OpenGL
9 18 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (12.98%) AngularJS
11 15 (11.45%) XML
12 12 (9.16%) Web Services
13 11 (8.40%) WCF
14 10 (7.63%) Ajax
14 10 (7.63%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (6.87%) LINQ
16 8 (6.11%) Autofac
16 8 (6.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Algorithms
2 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.87%) Video\Live Streaming
4 6 (4.58%) Fintech
5 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.53%) W3C
8 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.95%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
2 9 (6.87%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.11%) Linux
3 8 (6.11%) Unix
4 3 (2.29%) CentOS
4 3 (2.29%) Solaris
4 3 (2.29%) SUSE
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) Software Engineering
2 39 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.90%) MVC
4 19 (14.50%) Mathematics
4 19 (14.50%) Scrum
4 19 (14.50%) SDLC
5 18 (13.74%) OO
6 16 (12.21%) Multithreading
6 16 (12.21%) Web Development
7 15 (11.45%) OOD
8 13 (9.92%) Data Analysis
8 13 (9.92%) TDD
9 12 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (8.40%) CRM
10 11 (8.40%) Test Strategy
10 11 (8.40%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.63%) Image Processing
12 9 (6.87%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 104 (79.39%) C#
2 71 (54.20%) SQL
3 45 (34.35%) JavaScript
4 39 (29.77%) C++
5 23 (17.56%) C
6 21 (16.03%) Python
7 16 (12.21%) T-SQL
8 15 (11.45%) VB
9 14 (10.69%) GLSL
10 13 (9.92%) Java
11 12 (9.16%) VB6
12 8 (6.11%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.53%) Ruby
15 1 (0.76%) HLSL
15 1 (0.76%) PHP
15 1 (0.76%) VBScript
15 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) DICOM
2 2 (1.53%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.29%) Sun
4 1 (0.76%) Telerik