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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 88 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.66% 4.77% 5.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.43% 32.96% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 50 65 99
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £43,417
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
350 267 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.26% 14.49% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 305 233 298
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,397 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 16 April 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 5 £21,500 - 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 101 (77.69%) SQL
2 96 (73.85%) .NET
3 91 (70.00%) C#
4 78 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 60 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 56 (43.08%) T-SQL
7 52 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 52 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 50 (38.46%) MVC
9 46 (35.38%) HTML
10 39 (30.00%) jQuery
11 38 (29.23%) CSS
12 35 (26.92%) VB.NET
12 35 (26.92%) .NET Framework
13 34 (26.15%) Finance
13 34 (26.15%) Software Engineering
14 32 (24.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (23.85%) LINQ
16 28 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (20.00%) Marketing
17 26 (20.00%) Web Services
18 25 (19.23%) Legal
18 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 24 (18.46%) VB
20 23 (17.69%) Refactoring
20 23 (17.69%) SQL Server 2005
20 23 (17.69%) Unit Testing
21 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (16.15%) Retail
22 21 (16.15%) Manufacturing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (7.69%) IIS
2 9 (6.92%) Umbraco
3 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.15%) CMS
4 7 (5.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.54%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.77%) Kentico
Applications
1 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.85%) FastStats
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.08%) Intranet
3 2 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (24.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (17.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.85%) QlikView
8 5 (3.85%) Big Data
9 4 (3.08%) Informix
10 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.62%) NUnit
3 17 (13.08%) Selenium
4 14 (10.77%) WebDriver
5 13 (10.00%) MbUnit
6 6 (4.62%) GCC
7 4 (3.08%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.54%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.54%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.54%) Subversion
9 2 (1.54%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (26.15%) Finance
2 26 (20.00%) Marketing
3 25 (19.23%) Legal
4 21 (16.15%) Manufacturing
4 21 (16.15%) Automotive
4 21 (16.15%) Retail
5 17 (13.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) Games
7 1 (0.77%) Military
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) French Language
7 1 (0.77%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 64 (49.23%) Developer
2 36 (27.69%) .NET Developer
3 30 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.31%) Test Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) MI Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) CMS Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Junior
11 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (73.85%) .NET
2 52 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 46 (35.38%) HTML
4 39 (30.00%) jQuery
5 38 (29.23%) CSS
6 35 (26.92%) .NET Framework
7 31 (23.85%) LINQ
8 26 (20.00%) Web Services
9 25 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (13.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (13.85%) Ajax
10 18 (13.85%) WCF
11 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 15 (11.54%) SOAP
12 15 (11.54%) COM
13 10 (7.69%) XML
14 7 (5.38%) RESTful
15 6 (4.62%) HTML5
16 5 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.77%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.23%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.08%) Windows
2 6 (4.62%) Linux
3 4 (3.08%) AIX
4 1 (0.77%) Android
4 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.46%) MVC
2 34 (26.15%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.69%) Refactoring
3 23 (17.69%) Unit Testing
4 21 (16.15%) Campaign Management
5 20 (15.38%) Scrum
6 19 (14.62%) OO
7 17 (13.08%) Automated Testing
8 16 (12.31%) Software Testing
9 15 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (10.00%) PRINCE
11 12 (9.23%) OOD
12 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.15%) CRM
15 8 (6.15%) Project Management
15 8 (6.15%) ETL
15 8 (6.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 101 (77.69%) SQL
2 91 (70.00%) C#
3 56 (43.08%) T-SQL
4 52 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (26.92%) VB.NET
6 24 (18.46%) VB
7 14 (10.77%) C++
8 11 (8.46%) VBA
9 5 (3.85%) PHP
9 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.31%) C
10 3 (2.31%) Java
11 2 (1.54%) VC++
11 2 (1.54%) VB6
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 60 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.92%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.62%) Embarcadero
3 6 (4.62%) Borland
4 5 (3.85%) Unica
4 5 (3.85%) Neolane
5 4 (3.08%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.31%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.54%) Intel
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
7 2 (1.54%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle
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