The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.94% 5.41% 6.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.18% 25.00% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £23,600 £35,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Development Applications Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 80 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 32.03% 21.62% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 96 71 65
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bath

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (76.47%) MVC
5 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (58.82%) HTML
7 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
8 8 (47.06%) LINQ
8 8 (47.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (47.06%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (41.18%) CSS
9 7 (41.18%) jQuery
9 7 (41.18%) HTML5
9 7 (41.18%) CSS3
10 6 (35.29%) XML
10 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
11 5 (29.41%) CMS
11 5 (29.41%) NUnit
11 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
11 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
11 5 (29.41%) Moq
11 5 (29.41%) Ninject
11 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (29.41%) Mentoring

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) DTS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) NUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (29.41%) Moq
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (58.82%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
5 8 (47.06%) LINQ
5 8 (47.06%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (41.18%) CSS3
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 7 (41.18%) HTML5
6 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 6 (35.29%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) Ninject
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (17.65%) Kendo UI
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) XSLT
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
2 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Telerik