Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 111 130
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 104 125 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.00% 2.59% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.40% 11.39% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87 98 99
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,700 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,750
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 536 1,097 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.46% 22.74% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 429 905 797
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 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
Hemel Hempstead +20 18 £45,000 -25.00%
Watford -11 18 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Hatfield +14 14 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Waltham Cross - 13 £55,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £70,000 -
Stevenage -12 7 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Cheshunt - 7 - -
Tring +4 6 £30,750 +2.50%
Borehamwood -2 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Broxbourne - 2 £70,000 -
Abbots Langley - 2 £58,750 -
St Albans +16 1 £35,000 -51.72%
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 73 (70.19%) C#
2 67 (64.42%) .NET
3 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
4 57 (54.81%) HTML
5 52 (50.00%) CSS
6 51 (49.04%) ASP.NET
7 44 (42.31%) SQL Server
8 42 (40.38%) MVC
9 38 (36.54%) SQL
10 37 (35.58%) Windows
11 34 (32.69%) Web Services
11 34 (32.69%) C++
12 31 (29.81%) Software Engineering
13 30 (28.85%) XML
14 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (25.00%) TDD
15 26 (25.00%) WCF
15 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (24.04%) .NET Framework
17 24 (23.08%) OO
17 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
18 23 (22.12%) Web Development
19 22 (21.15%) HTTP
19 22 (21.15%) TCP/IP
19 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
20 21 (20.19%) Scrum
20 21 (20.19%) jQuery
21 20 (19.23%) Subversion
22 19 (18.27%) C
23 18 (17.31%) Python

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 9 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon Glacier
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon S3
2 9 (8.65%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (8.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (8.65%) AWS CloudTrail
2 9 (8.65%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (7.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) HTTP
1 22 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.42%) DHCP
3 14 (13.46%) Internet
4 10 (9.62%) DNS
5 9 (8.65%) Firewall
5 9 (8.65%) VPN
6 6 (5.77%) IGMP
6 6 (5.77%) PBX
6 6 (5.77%) RTCP
6 6 (5.77%) RTP
6 6 (5.77%) SNMP
6 6 (5.77%) VLAN
6 6 (5.77%) VoIP
6 6 (5.77%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.96%) Extranet
7 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) MySQL
2 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.65%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.77%) MS Access
4 6 (5.77%) Power BI
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Subversion
2 16 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (13.46%) NUnit
3 14 (13.46%) StyleCop
4 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.77%) GDB
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (5.77%) Valgrind
6 2 (1.92%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.65%) Advertising
3 8 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.77%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (66.35%) Developer
2 43 (41.35%) C# Developer
3 32 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 29 (27.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.19%) Software Developer
6 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (14.42%) Software Engineer
8 14 (13.46%) Senior Developer
9 12 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (10.58%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (9.62%) Web Developer
12 9 (8.65%) AWS Specialist
12 9 (8.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 8 (7.69%) SQL Developer
13 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
14 7 (6.73%) C# Software Engineer
14 7 (6.73%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (64.42%) .NET
2 57 (54.81%) HTML
3 52 (50.00%) CSS
4 51 (49.04%) ASP.NET
5 34 (32.69%) Web Services
6 30 (28.85%) XML
7 26 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (25.00%) WCF
8 25 (24.04%) .NET Framework
9 21 (20.19%) jQuery
10 17 (16.35%) JSON
10 17 (16.35%) SOAP
11 16 (15.38%) LINQ
12 15 (14.42%) Entity Framework
13 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
14 9 (8.65%) OpenGL
14 9 (8.65%) React
14 9 (8.65%) RESTful
14 9 (8.65%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.65%) User Experience
3 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.58%) Windows
2 15 (14.42%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) MVC
2 31 (29.81%) Software Engineering
3 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.00%) TDD
5 24 (23.08%) OO
6 23 (22.12%) Web Development
7 21 (20.19%) Scrum
8 18 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (14.42%) SDLC
10 11 (10.58%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.62%) Project Management
12 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.65%) Front End Development
12 9 (8.65%) Mobile Development
12 9 (8.65%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (8.65%) Server Building
12 9 (8.65%) SOLID
12 9 (8.65%) Task Automation
13 8 (7.69%) API Design
13 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.19%) C#
2 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 38 (36.54%) SQL
4 34 (32.69%) C++
5 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 19 (18.27%) C
7 18 (17.31%) Python
8 17 (16.35%) TypeScript
9 15 (14.42%) Perl
10 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
10 10 (9.62%) VB
10 10 (9.62%) VBScript
11 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
11 9 (8.65%) XAML
12 8 (7.69%) ES6
12 8 (7.69%) Java
13 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.96%) GLSL
15 1 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) Degree
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) HL7
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 13 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.77%) KVM
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) Xamarin
4 7 (6.73%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) Nintex
6 1 (0.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.96%) Google