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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 89 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -42
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 59 43 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.03% 2.19% 4.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 14.05% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 70
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
428 306 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 21.99% 15.61% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 367 273 246
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 1 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 41 (46.59%) C#
1 41 (46.59%) SQL Server
2 40 (45.45%) Windows
3 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (42.05%) .NET
5 35 (39.77%) SQL
6 33 (37.50%) Oracle
7 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 23 (26.14%) Software Testing
9 22 (25.00%) IIS
10 21 (23.86%) MVC
10 21 (23.86%) Degree
10 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
11 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
11 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
12 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.45%) HTML
13 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
13 17 (19.32%) Performance Testing
14 15 (17.05%) SDLC
15 14 (15.91%) C
16 13 (14.77%) C++
17 11 (12.50%) Web Services
17 11 (12.50%) Finance
17 11 (12.50%) .NET Framework
17 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (11.36%) Selenium
18 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
18 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
18 10 (11.36%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 22 (25.00%) IIS
2 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.68%) Apache Pig
3 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.55%) SAS
5 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.27%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) SPSS
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Maya
4 1 (1.14%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.68%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.68%) Big Data
4 5 (5.68%) Sqoop
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.36%) Selenium
3 9 (10.23%) WebDriver
3 9 (10.23%) MbUnit
4 6 (6.82%) Subversion
5 3 (3.41%) NUnit
5 3 (3.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (3.41%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.14%) Ant
7 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.14%) Maven
7 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Test Analyst
4 18 (20.45%) .NET Developer
5 16 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Automated Test Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Architect
9 5 (5.68%) C Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) SAS Developer
10 4 (4.55%) MI Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Real Time Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Digital Architect
11 3 (3.41%) Integration Specialist
11 3 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.05%) .NET
2 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.45%) HTML
4 11 (12.50%) Web Services
4 11 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.23%) jQuery
5 9 (10.23%) HTML5
5 9 (10.23%) XML
6 8 (9.09%) CSS
6 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (7.95%) WPF
7 7 (7.95%) SOAP
8 6 (6.82%) Ajax
9 5 (5.68%) WinForms
9 5 (5.68%) LINQ
10 4 (4.55%) WCF
11 3 (3.41%) RESTful
11 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.41%) REST
11 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Data Extraction
1 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) GIS
3 2 (2.27%) e-Health
3 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.14%) Animation
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) SCORM
4 1 (1.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (5.68%) Android
2 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Software Testing
3 21 (23.86%) MVC
4 17 (19.32%) Performance Testing
5 15 (17.05%) SDLC
6 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.95%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.95%) OO
10 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.82%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.68%) ITIL
11 5 (5.68%) ETL
11 5 (5.68%) Project Management
11 5 (5.68%) Service Management
11 5 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (4.55%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.59%) C#
2 35 (39.77%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.91%) C
5 13 (14.77%) C++
6 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
6 10 (11.36%) VBA
7 7 (7.95%) Java
8 5 (5.68%) VB
8 5 (5.68%) Python
8 5 (5.68%) R
9 3 (3.41%) PHP
9 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Degree
1 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) MCP
4 2 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCTS
5 1 (1.14%) MCAD
5 1 (1.14%) MCSD
5 1 (1.14%) MCPD
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) HL7
3 2 (2.27%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Oracle
2 24 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) IBM
3 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.27%) Talend
4 1 (1.14%) Kenexa
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago