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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.98% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.80% 8.86% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 7
Median salary £53,150 £70,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.07% +133.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,400 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
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 125 79 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.52% 16.22% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 113 71 65
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) QA
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) CAML
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 5 (27.78%) REST
7 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft

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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) CAML
4 5 (27.78%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Node.js
6 2 (11.11%) OpenCV
6 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) XSL
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) Physics
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Nintex
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