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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 83 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 46 72 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.37% 4.06% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.53% 20.57% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 61
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £41,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
367 350 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.90% 19.73% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 322 288 217
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 47 (59.49%) C#
3 44 (55.70%) SQL
4 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
5 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
6 28 (35.44%) XML
7 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
8 26 (32.91%) HTML
9 25 (31.65%) VB.NET
10 22 (27.85%) Oracle
10 22 (27.85%) CSS
11 21 (26.58%) Web Services
12 19 (24.05%) MySQL
12 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (24.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
14 16 (20.25%) MVC
15 15 (18.99%) Finance
15 15 (18.99%) jQuery
16 14 (17.72%) T-SQL
16 14 (17.72%) XSLT
17 13 (16.46%) Legal
17 13 (16.46%) Retail
18 12 (15.19%) Web Development
18 12 (15.19%) Degree
18 12 (15.19%) PHP
18 12 (15.19%) VB
18 12 (15.19%) OOP
19 11 (13.92%) Windows
19 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (12.66%) CMS
2 7 (8.86%) Umbraco
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.80%) Maya
2 3 (3.80%) 3ds Max
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.27%) FastStats
3 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.05%) MySQL
2 19 (24.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) QlikView
6 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.80%) DB2
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.53%) MS Access
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.27%) OLAP
9 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.86%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) NUnit
4 3 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.53%) PhantomJS
5 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.53%) WatiN
5 2 (2.53%) Moq
5 2 (2.53%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Legal
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
3 6 (7.59%) Games
4 3 (3.80%) Military
4 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.59%) MI Analyst
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%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Lead Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Database Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
3 28 (35.44%) XML
4 26 (32.91%) HTML
5 22 (27.85%) CSS
6 21 (26.58%) Web Services
7 15 (18.99%) jQuery
8 14 (17.72%) XSLT
9 10 (12.66%) Classic ASP
9 10 (12.66%) WCF
10 8 (10.13%) Ajax
10 8 (10.13%) SOAP
10 8 (10.13%) JSON
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.86%) HTML5
12 6 (7.59%) RESTful
13 5 (6.33%) Silverlight
14 4 (5.06%) REST
14 4 (5.06%) CSS3
14 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Copywriting
2 5 (6.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.80%) Animation
3 3 (3.80%) SCORM
3 3 (3.80%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.53%) e-Health
4 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) NLPG
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Physics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) MVC
3 12 (15.19%) Web Development
3 12 (15.19%) OOP
4 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.66%) Logistics
5 9 (11.39%) Project Management
6 8 (10.13%) ETL
6 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) Web Design
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.59%) OO
7 6 (7.59%) ITIL
7 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.33%) Coaching
8 5 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) SQL
3 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.65%) VB.NET
5 14 (17.72%) T-SQL
6 12 (15.19%) VB
6 12 (15.19%) PHP
7 10 (12.66%) C++
8 9 (11.39%) VB6
9 8 (10.13%) C
9 8 (10.13%) VBScript
10 5 (6.33%) VBA
11 4 (5.06%) Java
12 3 (3.80%) Python
12 3 (3.80%) Ruby
12 3 (3.80%) Lisp
12 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) HL7
3 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Oracle
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
3 3 (3.80%) Kenexa
4 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.27%) ESRI
5 1 (1.27%) Logi Analytics
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