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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 74 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 50 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 2.51% 5.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.93% 15.97% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 76
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
410 313 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 21.35% 15.70% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 342 293 240
Average salary £40,000 £44,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 3 June 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 39 (48.15%) C#
2 38 (46.91%) SQL Server
3 37 (45.68%) .NET
3 37 (45.68%) Windows
4 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (38.27%) SQL
6 28 (34.57%) Oracle
7 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 22 (27.16%) MVC
9 21 (25.93%) Degree
10 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
10 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
11 19 (23.46%) IIS
11 19 (23.46%) HTML
12 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
13 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
13 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
14 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
15 14 (17.28%) C
15 14 (17.28%) Performance Testing
15 14 (17.28%) SDLC
16 12 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (14.81%) C++
17 11 (13.58%) VB.NET
18 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
18 10 (12.35%) Web Services
18 10 (12.35%) XML
18 10 (12.35%) HTML5
18 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
19 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 19 (23.46%) IIS
2 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.17%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.70%) CMS
4 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) Maya
2 3 (3.70%) 3ds Max
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) SPSS
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) Sqoop
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.88%) Selenium
3 7 (8.64%) WebDriver
3 7 (8.64%) MbUnit
4 5 (6.17%) Subversion
5 3 (3.70%) NUnit
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.41%) Marketing
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Games
3 3 (3.70%) Military
3 3 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) .NET Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Automated Test Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Digital Architect
9 4 (4.94%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) C Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Multimedia Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) .NET
2 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET
3 19 (23.46%) HTML
4 10 (12.35%) Web Services
4 10 (12.35%) XML
4 10 (12.35%) HTML5
4 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (8.64%) CSS
6 7 (8.64%) WPF
6 7 (8.64%) jQuery
7 6 (7.41%) SOAP
8 5 (6.17%) WinForms
8 5 (6.17%) Ajax
8 5 (6.17%) LINQ
9 4 (4.94%) WCF
10 3 (3.70%) Flash
10 3 (3.70%) XSD
10 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.70%) SCORM
3 3 (3.70%) Animation
3 3 (3.70%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) e-Health
5 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (6.17%) Android
2 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) MVC
3 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 14 (17.28%) Performance Testing
4 14 (17.28%) SDLC
5 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.64%) OO
7 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.41%) ETL
9 5 (6.17%) Service Management
9 5 (6.17%) ITIL
9 5 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.17%) Line Management
9 5 (6.17%) Software Delivery
10 4 (4.94%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Time Management
10 4 (4.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) C#
2 31 (38.27%) SQL
3 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.28%) C
5 12 (14.81%) C++
6 11 (13.58%) VB.NET
7 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.41%) VBA
9 5 (6.17%) VB
9 5 (6.17%) Python
9 5 (6.17%) R
10 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 3 (3.70%) Java
11 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) VBScript
12 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) MCP
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) MCAD
6 1 (1.23%) MCSD
6 1 (1.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.23%) MCPD
6 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.47%) HL7
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Oracle
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Adobe
3 3 (3.70%) Kenexa
4 2 (2.47%) Talend
4 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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