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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.37% 2.68% 2.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% 12.71% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 44
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £47,500
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
300 417 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.75% 21.10% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 279 351 299
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,200 £67,500
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 29 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 56 (74.67%) C#
2 53 (70.67%) .NET
3 46 (61.33%) SQL Server
4 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
5 40 (53.33%) SQL
5 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
7 33 (44.00%) jQuery
7 33 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
9 31 (41.33%) MVC
10 29 (38.67%) Telecoms
10 29 (38.67%) Finance
11 28 (37.33%) CSS
11 28 (37.33%) HTML
12 26 (34.67%) Web Services
13 24 (32.00%) WCF
14 23 (30.67%) XML
15 21 (28.00%) Oracle
16 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (25.33%) Scrum
17 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
17 19 (25.33%) SAP
17 19 (25.33%) SharePoint
18 18 (24.00%) JSON
19 17 (22.67%) Marketing
19 17 (22.67%) Digital Marketing
19 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (22.67%) Electronics
19 17 (22.67%) Programme Management

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 19 (25.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) CMS
3 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (9.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (8.00%) 3ds Max
3 6 (8.00%) Maya
4 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (22.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (61.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.67%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.33%) Bower
6 1 (1.33%) gulp
6 1 (1.33%) JMeter
6 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.33%) NuGet
6 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
1 29 (38.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (25.33%) Manufacturing
3 17 (22.67%) Electronics
3 17 (22.67%) Marketing
4 7 (9.33%) Games
4 7 (9.33%) Multimedia
5 6 (8.00%) Military
6 3 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 26 (34.67%) .NET Developer
3 21 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (25.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.33%) Senior Developer
6 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (10.67%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (10.67%) Agile C# Developer
9 8 (10.67%) Agile Developer
9 8 (10.67%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
10 7 (9.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 7 (9.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (9.33%) Multimedia Developer
10 7 (9.33%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (70.67%) .NET
2 33 (44.00%) jQuery
3 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
4 28 (37.33%) CSS
4 28 (37.33%) HTML
5 26 (34.67%) Web Services
6 24 (32.00%) WCF
7 23 (30.67%) XML
8 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (24.00%) JSON
10 14 (18.67%) AngularJS
11 13 (17.33%) SOAP
11 13 (17.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (14.67%) HTML5
14 9 (12.00%) Ajax
14 9 (12.00%) REST
15 7 (9.33%) Flash
15 7 (9.33%) XMPP
16 6 (8.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Digital Media
2 6 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (8.00%) Animation
2 6 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) Learning Management System
2 6 (8.00%) SCORM
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) EPoS
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) MVC
3 19 (25.33%) Scrum
4 17 (22.67%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (22.67%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (22.67%) Programme Management
5 15 (20.00%) SDLC
6 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.67%) OO
7 13 (17.33%) OOD
8 11 (14.67%) TDD
9 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.33%) Content Management
11 7 (9.33%) OOP
11 7 (9.33%) Project Management
11 7 (9.33%) Time Management
12 6 (8.00%) CRM
12 6 (8.00%) SOA
12 6 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) C#
2 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (53.33%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) PL/SQL
5 10 (13.33%) VB
6 9 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.33%) VB6
7 7 (9.33%) VBScript
8 6 (8.00%) C
8 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.33%) PHP
10 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.67%) Perl
11 2 (2.67%) Python
11 2 (2.67%) Ruby
12 1 (1.33%) C++
12 1 (1.33%) Java
12 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.33%) MCSD
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Oracle
3 19 (25.33%) SAP
4 7 (9.33%) Adobe
5 6 (8.00%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (8.00%) Kenexa
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
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