The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 100 94 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 35 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 1.85% 4.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.47% 9.54% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 57
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,575 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Visual Studio
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
380 367 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 21.02% 19.35% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 350 319 293
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bristol

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 57 (85.07%) C#
2 53 (79.10%) .NET
3 49 (73.13%) SQL Server
4 41 (61.19%) SQL
5 36 (53.73%) MVC
6 34 (50.75%) ASP.NET
7 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
8 29 (43.28%) CSS
9 28 (41.79%) HTML
10 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
10 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (38.81%) XML
11 26 (38.81%) jQuery
12 21 (31.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
13 19 (28.36%) Web Services
14 18 (26.87%) Oracle
14 18 (26.87%) Finance
15 16 (23.88%) JSON
16 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (22.39%) TDD
16 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
17 14 (20.90%) WCF
18 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
19 11 (16.42%) HTML5
20 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (14.93%) Degree
20 10 (14.93%) XMPP
20 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
20 10 (14.93%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.48%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.99%) 3ds Max
2 2 (2.99%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (10.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (73.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) OLAP
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.46%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.99%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.99%) Moq
4 2 (2.99%) NUnit
4 2 (2.99%) PhantomJS
4 2 (2.99%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (2.99%) WatiN
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.94%) Electronics
4 8 (11.94%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (73.13%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) .NET Developer
2 24 (35.82%) C# Developer
3 18 (26.87%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (19.40%) Software Engineer
7 12 (17.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (17.91%) Software Developer
8 10 (14.93%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (13.43%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (11.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (11.94%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
13 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (7.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 5 (7.46%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 34 (50.75%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.28%) CSS
4 28 (41.79%) HTML
5 26 (38.81%) jQuery
5 26 (38.81%) XML
6 19 (28.36%) Web Services
7 16 (23.88%) JSON
8 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (20.90%) WCF
10 11 (16.42%) HTML5
11 10 (14.93%) XMPP
12 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (8.96%) Ajax
14 6 (8.96%) Classic ASP
14 6 (8.96%) REST
14 6 (8.96%) WinForms
15 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
15 5 (7.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Digital Media
2 6 (8.96%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Animation
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) EPoS
4 2 (2.99%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) SCORM
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) MVC
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
3 15 (22.39%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 9 (13.43%) BDD
5 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.94%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (11.94%) OO
6 8 (11.94%) Programme Management
6 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.96%) High Availability
8 6 (8.96%) OOD
9 5 (7.46%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) C#
2 41 (61.19%) SQL
3 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.93%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.43%) VB
6 8 (11.94%) VB6
6 8 (11.94%) VBScript
7 6 (8.96%) Perl
7 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.96%) Python
7 6 (8.96%) Ruby
8 4 (5.97%) PHP
8 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.48%) Java
9 3 (4.48%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.99%) C
11 1 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.87%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) SAP
4 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.48%) Adobe
5 3 (4.48%) Cegedim Rx
6 2 (2.99%) Kenexa
6 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.99%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) Talend
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