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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 54 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.04% 2.86% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.50% 12.08% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 27
Median salary £44,000 £36,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.37% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
280 447 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.36% 23.64% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 378 254
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 July 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 62 (69.66%) C#
2 55 (61.80%) .NET
3 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (57.30%) SQL Server
5 47 (52.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (47.19%) jQuery
6 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
6 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
7 38 (42.70%) HTML
7 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET
8 36 (40.45%) MVC
9 32 (35.96%) Scrum
9 32 (35.96%) CSS
10 31 (34.83%) SQL
11 29 (32.58%) Finance
12 27 (30.34%) MS Excel
13 26 (29.21%) Telecoms
13 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (28.09%) Web Services
15 24 (26.97%) Oracle
15 24 (26.97%) SharePoint
16 21 (23.60%) WCF
17 20 (22.47%) SOAP
18 19 (21.35%) SAP
18 19 (21.35%) OO
18 19 (21.35%) JSON
19 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
19 18 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (20.22%) Manufacturing
20 17 (19.10%) Electronics

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 24 (26.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (15.73%) CMS
3 9 (10.11%) Umbraco
4 6 (6.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (5.62%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 3 (3.37%) Drupal
7 1 (1.12%) Moodle
7 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.12%) Totara
Applications
1 27 (30.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (7.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.74%) 3ds Max
3 6 (6.74%) Maya
4 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (19.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (57.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Power BI
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (52.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.61%) Subversion
3 9 (10.11%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.74%) MSBuild
5 5 (5.62%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) Hudson
6 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) Moq
6 3 (3.37%) MSTest
6 3 (3.37%) NUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.25%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.12%) NuGet
8 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 26 (29.21%) Telecoms
3 18 (20.22%) Manufacturing
4 17 (19.10%) Electronics
4 17 (19.10%) Marketing
5 7 (7.87%) Games
5 7 (7.87%) Multimedia
6 6 (6.74%) Military
7 3 (3.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (74.16%) Developer
2 39 (43.82%) .NET Developer
3 36 (40.45%) C# Developer
4 32 (35.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (17.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Senior Developer
7 13 (14.61%) Software Developer
8 12 (13.48%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (13.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (13.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 12 (13.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (12.36%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (12.36%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (12.36%) Agile Developer
10 10 (11.24%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (10.11%) Senior Agile Developer
11 9 (10.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (10.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.80%) .NET
2 42 (47.19%) jQuery
3 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET
3 38 (42.70%) HTML
4 32 (35.96%) CSS
5 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (28.09%) Web Services
7 21 (23.60%) WCF
8 20 (22.47%) SOAP
9 19 (21.35%) JSON
10 18 (20.22%) AngularJS
11 17 (19.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (16.85%) XML
14 14 (15.73%) HTML5
15 13 (14.61%) REST
16 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
16 9 (10.11%) Ajax
17 8 (8.99%) WinForms
18 7 (7.87%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Learning Management System
2 6 (6.74%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (6.74%) Animation
2 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.74%) SCORM
3 5 (5.62%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.45%) MVC
3 32 (35.96%) Scrum
4 19 (21.35%) OO
5 18 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (19.10%) CRM
6 17 (19.10%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (19.10%) Programme Management
6 17 (19.10%) SDLC
7 15 (16.85%) OOD
7 15 (16.85%) OOP
8 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.24%) TDD
10 7 (7.87%) Content Management
10 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.87%) Project Management
10 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.87%) Time Management
11 6 (6.74%) DevOps
11 6 (6.74%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (69.66%) C#
2 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.83%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.11%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.74%) C
7 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) VB
9 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) MCSD
4 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.37%) ISEB
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.97%) Oracle
3 19 (21.35%) SAP
4 7 (7.87%) Adobe
5 6 (6.74%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (6.74%) Kenexa
5 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.25%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) Informatica
7 1 (1.12%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) Talend
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
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