The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 56 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.41% 1.03% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.84% 7.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Median salary £50,000 £47,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.82% -  
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 Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 117 82 77
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.67% 14.11% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 104 63 47
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Watford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Watford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Watford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 10 (43.48%) Image Processing
3 10 (43.48%) Physics
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (43.48%) Node.js
3 10 (43.48%) OpenCV
3 10 (43.48%) OOD
3 10 (43.48%) C++
3 10 (43.48%) Subversion
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 10 (43.48%) OpenGL
3 10 (43.48%) LabVIEW
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) Ajax
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) LabVIEW
1 10 (43.48%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Moq
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Software Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Node.js
1 10 (43.48%) OpenCV
1 10 (43.48%) OpenGL
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
3 10 (43.48%) Image Processing
3 10 (43.48%) OOD
3 10 (43.48%) Physics
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 1 (4.35%) BCP
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
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