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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 90 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 56 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.87% 2.78% 4.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 16.09% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,275 £25,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
399 348 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 19.65% 17.26% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 332 305 234
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (63.53%) .NET
2 52 (61.18%) C#
3 47 (55.29%) SQL
4 44 (51.76%) SQL Server
5 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 28 (32.94%) XML
7 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
7 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
8 24 (28.24%) HTML
8 24 (28.24%) VB.NET
9 23 (27.06%) Oracle
9 23 (27.06%) MVC
10 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (24.71%) Windows
10 21 (24.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (21.18%) Web Services
12 17 (20.00%) CSS
13 16 (18.82%) Finance
13 16 (18.82%) Degree
14 15 (17.65%) XSLT
14 15 (17.65%) T-SQL
15 14 (16.47%) jQuery
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (15.29%) MySQL
17 12 (14.12%) Legal
18 11 (12.94%) PHP
18 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
18 11 (12.94%) Retail
18 11 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (11.76%) Logistics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (9.41%) IIS
1 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) CMS
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Maya
2 3 (3.53%) 3ds Max
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.35%) SPSS
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) FastStats
4 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.29%) MySQL
4 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.71%) Sqoop
6 4 (4.71%) QlikView
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.71%) Big Data
6 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.24%) Selenium
2 7 (8.24%) Subversion
3 6 (7.06%) NUnit
3 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
3 6 (7.06%) MbUnit
4 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.53%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (3.53%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.35%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.35%) WatiN
6 2 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.35%) Moq
6 2 (2.35%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.18%) Hudson
7 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Legal
3 11 (12.94%) Retail
4 10 (11.76%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.53%) Games
5 3 (3.53%) Military
5 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) MI Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (63.53%) .NET
2 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (32.94%) XML
4 24 (28.24%) HTML
5 18 (21.18%) Web Services
6 17 (20.00%) CSS
7 15 (17.65%) XSLT
8 14 (16.47%) jQuery
9 10 (11.76%) WCF
10 9 (10.59%) HTML5
11 8 (9.41%) Ajax
11 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.41%) SOAP
12 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.06%) RESTful
14 5 (5.88%) REST
14 5 (5.88%) Silverlight
15 4 (4.71%) LINQ
15 4 (4.71%) WPF
15 4 (4.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.53%) SCORM
3 3 (3.53%) Animation
3 3 (3.53%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.35%) e-Health
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) MVC
2 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.76%) Logistics
3 10 (11.76%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.41%) Web Development
5 8 (9.41%) ETL
5 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.41%) OOP
5 8 (9.41%) OO
6 7 (8.24%) CRM
6 7 (8.24%) Project Management
6 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (7.06%) Scrum
8 5 (5.88%) Service Management
8 5 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.18%) C#
2 47 (55.29%) SQL
3 27 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (28.24%) VB.NET
5 15 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 11 (12.94%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) C
8 7 (8.24%) C++
8 7 (8.24%) VBA
9 5 (5.88%) VB
10 4 (4.71%) VBScript
10 4 (4.71%) Python
10 4 (4.71%) R
11 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.53%) VB6
11 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.18%) Java
13 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) MCAD
5 1 (1.18%) MCSD
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MCTS
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) HL7
3 2 (2.35%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) Kenexa
4 2 (2.35%) Talend
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Citrix
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