Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 59 81
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.17% 3.11% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.29% 16.24% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 22
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +96.88% -41.82%
10th Percentile £49,195 £33,750 £21,775
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £47,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +8.00%

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 Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 204 197 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.10% 19.16% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 173 185 132
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) CRM
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) HTML5
9 4 (19.05%) Workflow
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) CAML
10 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (14.29%) Nintex
10 3 (14.29%) REST
10 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 3 (14.29%) Office 365
10 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (14.29%) SDLC
10 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (9.52%) Retail

Visual Studio
Co-occurring 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) DNN
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP
2 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Senior Developer
3 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 12 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
9 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
9 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) CAML
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Nintex