The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 89 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 66 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.76% 4.08% 5.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.77% 22.84% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 53 79
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,745 £26,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £40,251
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
297 289 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.36% 17.85% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 250 255 247
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
South West

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 28 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (66.67%) .NET
2 57 (63.33%) C#
3 49 (54.44%) SQL
4 34 (37.78%) HTML
4 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
4 34 (37.78%) ASP.NET
5 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 29 (32.22%) VB.NET
7 27 (30.00%) C++
8 26 (28.89%) CSS
9 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
11 19 (21.11%) VB
12 18 (20.00%) T-SQL
13 16 (17.78%) OO
14 15 (16.67%) Web Services
14 15 (16.67%) MVC
14 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (15.56%) OOD
16 13 (14.44%) Windows
17 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
17 12 (13.33%) VB6
17 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (12.22%) WCF
18 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
19 10 (11.11%) Embarcadero
19 10 (11.11%) Borland

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.56%) Intranet
3 2 (2.22%) SMS
3 2 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.56%) Informix
6 3 (3.33%) MySQL
7 2 (2.22%) DB2
7 2 (2.22%) MS Access
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.11%) GCC
3 9 (10.00%) Selenium
4 8 (8.89%) MSBuild
5 7 (7.78%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.67%) MbUnit
7 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.11%) Subversion
8 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Electronics
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Tester
6 7 (7.78%) Junior
7 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (66.67%) .NET
2 34 (37.78%) HTML
2 34 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 26 (28.89%) CSS
4 15 (16.67%) Web Services
4 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 11 (12.22%) WCF
5 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.11%) SOAP
6 10 (11.11%) jQuery
6 10 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (10.00%) XML
8 8 (8.89%) COM
8 8 (8.89%) HTML5
8 8 (8.89%) LINQ
8 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (6.67%) JSON
9 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (5.56%) Classic ASP
11 4 (4.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) CCTV
4 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) DTV
5 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 10 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 16 (17.78%) OO
3 15 (16.67%) MVC
4 14 (15.56%) OOD
5 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.11%) UML
6 10 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.78%) Refactoring
9 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.67%) TDD
10 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (5.56%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.56%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (63.33%) C#
2 49 (54.44%) SQL
3 29 (32.22%) VB.NET
4 27 (30.00%) C++
5 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
6 19 (21.11%) VB
7 18 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (13.33%) VB6
9 7 (7.78%) C
10 6 (6.67%) Java
11 3 (3.33%) VBScript
12 2 (2.22%) VBA
12 2 (2.22%) PHP
12 2 (2.22%) Python
13 1 (1.11%) Erlang
13 1 (1.11%) Ruby
13 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) IEC 61508
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Embarcadero
2 10 (11.11%) Borland
3 5 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Intel
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
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