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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 94 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 63 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.52% 3.92% 4.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.25% 21.28% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 61
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
292 296 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.46% 18.42% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 242 263 231
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 52 (69.33%) .NET
2 51 (68.00%) C#
3 36 (48.00%) SQL
3 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
5 28 (37.33%) C++
5 28 (37.33%) HTML
5 28 (37.33%) VB.NET
5 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.00%) CSS
7 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
8 21 (28.00%) VB
9 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (22.67%) T-SQL
11 15 (20.00%) Web Services
12 14 (18.67%) Windows
13 13 (17.33%) MVC
13 13 (17.33%) VB6
13 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
15 11 (14.67%) WCF
15 11 (14.67%) jQuery
15 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (14.67%) SOAP
15 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
16 10 (13.33%) OOD
16 10 (13.33%) OO
16 10 (13.33%) C

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) Intranet
3 3 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.67%) Informix
6 4 (5.33%) MS Access
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.33%) DB2
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.00%) MySQL
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.67%) GCC
2 8 (10.67%) MSBuild
3 5 (6.67%) Selenium
4 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.33%) MbUnit
4 4 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Technical Leader
5 7 (9.33%) Junior
5 7 (9.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (69.33%) .NET
2 36 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (37.33%) HTML
4 24 (32.00%) CSS
5 15 (20.00%) Web Services
6 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.67%) WCF
7 11 (14.67%) jQuery
7 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (14.67%) SOAP
8 9 (12.00%) XML
8 9 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (10.67%) COM
10 7 (9.33%) Classic ASP
10 7 (9.33%) LINQ
11 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (5.33%) REST
13 4 (5.33%) HTML5
13 4 (5.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (10.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.67%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.00%) CCTV
5 2 (2.67%) DTV
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.33%) NLPG
6 1 (1.33%) Physics
6 1 (1.33%) Open Source
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (17.33%) MVC
3 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.33%) OOD
4 10 (13.33%) OO
5 8 (10.67%) UML
5 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) TDD
6 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Scrum
7 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Web Development
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) C#
2 36 (48.00%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) C++
3 28 (37.33%) VB.NET
4 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.00%) VB
6 17 (22.67%) T-SQL
7 13 (17.33%) VB6
8 10 (13.33%) C
9 9 (12.00%) Java
10 3 (4.00%) VBScript
11 2 (2.67%) PHP
11 2 (2.67%) Python
11 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.67%) Erlang
12 1 (1.33%) Lisp
12 1 (1.33%) Uniface
12 1 (1.33%) Ruby
12 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) IEC 61508
2 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Embarcadero
2 8 (10.67%) Borland
3 6 (8.00%) SAP
4 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.67%) Intel
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) ESRI
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Mapinfo
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