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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.22% 3.06% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.31% 13.67% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 39
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
259 439 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.70% 22.41% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 238 367 275
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 58 (70.73%) C#
2 51 (62.20%) .NET
3 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
4 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
6 42 (51.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 37 (45.12%) jQuery
9 33 (40.24%) SQL
9 33 (40.24%) HTML
9 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET
10 31 (37.80%) MVC
11 29 (35.37%) Finance
12 27 (32.93%) CSS
13 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
14 25 (30.49%) Scrum
15 24 (29.27%) Web Services
16 23 (28.05%) Oracle
16 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
16 23 (28.05%) SharePoint
17 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (24.39%) WCF
19 19 (23.17%) SAP
20 18 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
20 18 (21.95%) Manufacturing
21 17 (20.73%) Electronics
21 17 (20.73%) Programme Management
21 17 (20.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
21 17 (20.73%) JSON
21 17 (20.73%) Marketing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (28.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.85%) CMS
3 5 (6.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.10%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) Drupal
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Moodle
6 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) Totara
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (8.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.32%) 3ds Max
3 6 (7.32%) Maya
4 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (20.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (18.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) MySQL
6 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Big Data
8 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Power BI
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.20%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) MSBuild
3 6 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.22%) Bower
5 1 (1.22%) gulp
5 1 (1.22%) NuGet
5 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
3 18 (21.95%) Manufacturing
4 17 (20.73%) Electronics
4 17 (20.73%) Marketing
5 7 (8.54%) Games
5 7 (8.54%) Multimedia
6 6 (7.32%) Military
7 3 (3.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (73.17%) Developer
2 33 (40.24%) .NET Developer
3 30 (36.59%) C# Developer
4 26 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (17.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (14.63%) Software Developer
8 11 (13.41%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (12.20%) Agile .NET Developer
9 10 (12.20%) Agile C# Developer
9 10 (12.20%) Agile Developer
10 9 (10.98%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (10.98%) Senior Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior Agile Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.20%) .NET
2 37 (45.12%) jQuery
3 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET
3 33 (40.24%) HTML
4 27 (32.93%) CSS
5 24 (29.27%) Web Services
6 22 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (24.39%) WCF
8 17 (20.73%) AngularJS
8 17 (20.73%) JSON
9 16 (19.51%) SOAP
9 16 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (17.07%) XML
12 12 (14.63%) REST
13 11 (13.41%) HTML5
14 9 (10.98%) Ajax
15 7 (8.54%) Flash
15 7 (8.54%) WinForms
16 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Learning Management System
2 6 (7.32%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (7.32%) Animation
2 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) SCORM
3 5 (6.10%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) MVC
3 25 (30.49%) Scrum
4 18 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (20.73%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (20.73%) Programme Management
6 16 (19.51%) SDLC
7 15 (18.29%) CRM
7 15 (18.29%) OO
8 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.07%) OOD
9 11 (13.41%) OOP
10 7 (8.54%) Content Management
10 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.54%) Project Management
10 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.54%) TDD
10 7 (8.54%) Time Management
11 6 (7.32%) DevOps
11 6 (7.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) C#
2 41 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.24%) SQL
4 12 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.32%) C
7 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.88%) PHP
8 4 (4.88%) VB
9 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (6.10%) MCSD
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) ISEB
6 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) Oracle
3 19 (23.17%) SAP
4 7 (8.54%) Adobe
5 6 (7.32%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (7.32%) Kenexa
6 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.44%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) Informatica
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) Talend
8 1 (1.22%) VMware
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