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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 119 112
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.50% 1.52% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.82% 10.96% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 38
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 457 356 400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 21.13% 13.83% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 411 275 323
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood 0 11 £40,000 +33.33%
St Albans - 9 £47,500 -
Watford -1 8 £50,000 +0.50% 2
Hitchin - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 5 £40,000 -
Letchworth -15 4 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 £87,500 +150.00% 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £10,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 71 (73.96%) C#
2 66 (68.75%) .NET
3 60 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 49 (51.04%) ASP.NET
5 44 (45.83%) MVC
6 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (42.71%) HTML
7 41 (42.71%) SQL
8 38 (39.58%) JavaScript
8 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
8 38 (39.58%) Web Development
9 36 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 36 (37.50%) Entity Framework
10 35 (36.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (34.38%) CSS
12 31 (32.29%) Degree
13 30 (31.25%) jQuery
14 29 (30.21%) TDD
15 28 (29.17%) Scrum
15 28 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (28.13%) Software Engineering
17 25 (26.04%) C++
17 25 (26.04%) OOD
17 25 (26.04%) Computer Science
18 24 (25.00%) Image Processing
18 24 (25.00%) AngularJS
18 24 (25.00%) LabVIEW
19 23 (23.96%) Windows
20 20 (20.83%) OO

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 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 7 (7.29%) CMS
2 7 (7.29%) Kentico
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.21%) Apache
3 5 (5.21%) JBoss
4 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (5.21%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) JasperReports
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (25.00%) LabVIEW
3 14 (14.58%) Protractor
3 14 (14.58%) Subversion
4 11 (11.46%) Jasmine
5 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.29%) NUnit
6 5 (5.21%) HP UFT
6 5 (5.21%) JIRA
6 5 (5.21%) Selenium
6 5 (5.21%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.17%) Moq
8 3 (3.13%) MSTest
8 3 (3.13%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.42%) Games
3 9 (9.38%) Legal
4 8 (8.33%) Finance
5 2 (2.08%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (83.33%) Developer
2 45 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 37 (38.54%) C# Developer
4 32 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (21.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (19.79%) Software Developer
9 17 (17.71%) C++ Developer
9 17 (17.71%) C++ Software Developer
10 13 (13.54%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (12.50%) HTML Developer
12 11 (11.46%) Lead .NET Developer
12 11 (11.46%) Lead Developer
12 11 (11.46%) Web Developer
13 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
13 9 (9.38%) Software Engineer
14 8 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (8.33%) Angular Developer
14 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (68.75%) .NET
2 49 (51.04%) ASP.NET
3 41 (42.71%) HTML
4 36 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 36 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 35 (36.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (34.38%) CSS
7 30 (31.25%) jQuery
8 24 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 15 (15.63%) XML
10 14 (14.58%) Ajax
11 12 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (11.46%) HTML5
13 10 (10.42%) CSS3
13 10 (10.42%) JSON
13 10 (10.42%) RESTful
14 9 (9.38%) Node.js
15 8 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
16 7 (7.29%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Unix
3 5 (5.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) MVC
2 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.58%) Web Development
4 29 (30.21%) TDD
5 28 (29.17%) Scrum
6 27 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 25 (26.04%) OOD
8 24 (25.00%) Image Processing
9 20 (20.83%) OO
10 17 (17.71%) BDD
10 17 (17.71%) Physics
11 16 (16.67%) SDLC
12 15 (15.63%) Unit Testing
13 13 (13.54%) ATDD
14 12 (12.50%) Multithreading
15 11 (11.46%) OWASP
16 10 (10.42%) Data Acquisition
16 10 (10.42%) Data Analysis
16 10 (10.42%) Signal Processing
17 7 (7.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) C#
2 41 (42.71%) SQL
3 38 (39.58%) JavaScript
4 25 (26.04%) C++
5 13 (13.54%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.42%) Java
6 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
7 9 (9.38%) TypeScript
8 8 (8.33%) C
9 7 (7.29%) MATLAB
10 6 (6.25%) PHP
11 5 (5.21%) Python
11 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.17%) VBA
13 2 (2.08%) VB
13 2 (2.08%) VB6
13 2 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.29%) MCTS
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Google
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Snow
4 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
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