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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 96 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 78 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 4.93% 3.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.94% 25.08% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 63 44
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
340 311 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.33% 19.67% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 284 271 206
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,830 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (68.00%) C#
1 51 (68.00%) .NET
2 37 (49.33%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET
4 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (38.67%) VB.NET
6 27 (36.00%) C++
6 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (34.67%) HTML
8 24 (32.00%) VB
9 23 (30.67%) CSS
10 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
11 17 (22.67%) Web Services
11 17 (22.67%) VB6
12 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (18.67%) Windows
13 14 (18.67%) T-SQL
14 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
14 13 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (16.00%) Oracle
16 11 (14.67%) Classic ASP
16 11 (14.67%) SOAP
16 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
16 11 (14.67%) MVC
17 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 10 (13.33%) C
17 10 (13.33%) jQuery
17 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) Intranet
3 3 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.33%) MySQL
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.67%) Informix
7 4 (5.33%) MS Access
7 4 (5.33%) DB2
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.33%) GCC
2 7 (9.33%) MSBuild
3 5 (6.67%) Selenium
4 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.33%) MbUnit
4 4 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Technical Leader
5 7 (9.33%) Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Junior
6 6 (8.00%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (68.00%) .NET
2 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET
3 26 (34.67%) HTML
4 23 (30.67%) CSS
5 17 (22.67%) Web Services
6 11 (14.67%) SOAP
6 11 (14.67%) Classic ASP
7 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (13.33%) jQuery
7 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (10.67%) WCF
8 8 (10.67%) XML
8 8 (10.67%) COM
9 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.33%) LINQ
10 4 (5.33%) REST
10 4 (5.33%) XHTML
11 3 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.67%) Replication
4 4 (5.33%) Web 2.0
4 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.00%) CCTV
6 2 (2.67%) DTV
7 1 (1.33%) GIS
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.33%) NLPG
7 1 (1.33%) Physics
7 1 (1.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (14.67%) MVC
3 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.33%) OOD
4 7 (9.33%) UML
4 7 (9.33%) Scrum
4 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) TDD
5 6 (8.00%) OO
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.67%) Project Management
6 5 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.67%) Web Development
7 4 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Test Management
7 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) C#
2 37 (49.33%) SQL
3 29 (38.67%) VB.NET
4 27 (36.00%) C++
5 24 (32.00%) VB
6 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (22.67%) VB6
8 14 (18.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (13.33%) C
10 9 (12.00%) Java
11 7 (9.33%) VBScript
12 3 (4.00%) Python
13 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.67%) Lisp
13 2 (2.67%) Ruby
13 2 (2.67%) Erlang
13 2 (2.67%) PHP
14 1 (1.33%) VC++
14 1 (1.33%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) IEC 61508
2 5 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Embarcadero
3 7 (9.33%) Borland
4 6 (8.00%) SAP
5 5 (6.67%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.33%) ESRI
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Intel
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Salary: £24000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: To £28k + benefits
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