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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 96 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 51 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 2.87% 4.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 15.36% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 53
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
376 332 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 19.59% 18.67% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 323 281 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (63.29%) .NET
2 45 (56.96%) C#
3 44 (55.70%) SQL
4 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
5 33 (41.77%) ASP.NET
6 32 (40.51%) XML
7 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
8 27 (34.18%) HTML
9 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
10 23 (29.11%) VB.NET
11 21 (26.58%) CSS
11 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (24.05%) Oracle
12 19 (24.05%) Web Services
13 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (21.52%) Degree
14 16 (20.25%) Finance
14 16 (20.25%) Windows
15 15 (18.99%) XSLT
15 15 (18.99%) jQuery
16 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (17.72%) PHP
16 14 (17.72%) MySQL
16 14 (17.72%) Legal
16 14 (17.72%) MVC
17 13 (16.46%) T-SQL
18 12 (15.19%) WCF
19 11 (13.92%) Subversion
19 11 (13.92%) Retail
19 11 (13.92%) OOP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (11.39%) CMS
2 6 (7.59%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Maya
2 3 (3.80%) 3ds Max
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) SPSS
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (1.27%) FastStats
4 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
1 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.72%) MySQL
3 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.59%) QlikView
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.27%) DB2
9 1 (1.27%) OLAP
9 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Subversion
2 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.59%) Selenium
5 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.33%) MbUnit
6 4 (5.06%) NUnit
7 3 (3.80%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (3.80%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.53%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.53%) Hudson
8 2 (2.53%) Moq
8 2 (2.53%) Maven
8 2 (2.53%) Ant
8 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Legal
3 11 (13.92%) Retail
4 9 (11.39%) Marketing
5 4 (5.06%) Games
6 3 (3.80%) Military
6 3 (3.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.13%) MI Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Front-End Web Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.06%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (63.29%) .NET
2 33 (41.77%) ASP.NET
3 32 (40.51%) XML
4 27 (34.18%) HTML
5 21 (26.58%) CSS
6 19 (24.05%) Web Services
7 15 (18.99%) jQuery
7 15 (18.99%) XSLT
8 12 (15.19%) WCF
9 9 (11.39%) Ajax
9 9 (11.39%) RESTful
10 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.13%) JSON
10 8 (10.13%) HTML5
11 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.86%) SOAP
12 5 (6.33%) REST
12 5 (6.33%) Silverlight
13 4 (5.06%) CSS3
14 3 (3.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Visualisation
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Copywriting
4 3 (3.80%) Animation
4 3 (3.80%) SCORM
4 3 (3.80%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.53%) e-Health
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) MVC
3 11 (13.92%) OOP
4 10 (12.66%) ITIL
4 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.66%) Logistics
5 9 (11.39%) OO
5 9 (11.39%) Web Development
6 8 (10.13%) ETL
6 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.59%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) CRM
7 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.59%) Web Design
7 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.59%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (6.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) SQL
3 31 (39.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (29.11%) VB.NET
5 14 (17.72%) PHP
6 13 (16.46%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.86%) C++
7 7 (8.86%) VBA
7 7 (8.86%) C
8 4 (5.06%) VBScript
8 4 (5.06%) VB
9 3 (3.80%) VB6
9 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.53%) Java
11 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) MCAD
5 1 (1.27%) MCSD
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCTS
5 1 (1.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) HL7
3 2 (2.53%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Kenexa
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
4 2 (2.53%) Talend
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (1.27%) Logi Analytics
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