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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 107 91 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 25 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.72% 1.40% 4.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.17% 8.20% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 53
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,708 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
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
404 305 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 21.11% 17.09% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 355 250 259
Average salary £49,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bristol

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 45 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 44 (51.76%) C#
3 43 (50.59%) .NET
4 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (41.18%) Windows
6 32 (37.65%) Oracle
7 30 (35.29%) SQL
8 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET
8 26 (30.59%) MVC
9 24 (28.24%) HTML
10 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.71%) Software Testing
11 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
12 19 (22.35%) IIS
12 19 (22.35%) SharePoint
12 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
13 17 (20.00%) Performance Testing
14 16 (18.82%) Degree
14 16 (18.82%) jQuery
15 15 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (17.65%) SDLC
15 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.65%) Finance
16 14 (16.47%) CSS
17 13 (15.29%) C
18 12 (14.12%) HTML5
19 11 (12.94%) C++
20 10 (11.76%) OO
20 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 9 (10.59%) Marketing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (22.35%) IIS
1 19 (22.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Pig
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.71%) SAS
4 3 (3.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.18%) Maya
4 1 (1.18%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.88%) Big Data
2 5 (5.88%) Sqoop
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.24%) Selenium
3 6 (7.06%) MbUnit
3 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.35%) MSTest
5 2 (2.35%) Grunt
5 2 (2.35%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.35%) Bower
5 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.35%) NUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Military
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Test Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Software Test Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) SAS Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Automated Test Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.59%) .NET
2 26 (30.59%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.24%) HTML
4 16 (18.82%) jQuery
5 14 (16.47%) CSS
6 12 (14.12%) HTML5
7 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (9.41%) Web Services
8 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.24%) WPF
9 7 (8.24%) WinForms
10 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.88%) WCF
11 5 (5.88%) Ajax
11 5 (5.88%) XML
11 5 (5.88%) SOAP
12 4 (4.71%) LINQ
13 3 (3.53%) REST
13 3 (3.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Data Extraction
1 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.53%) User Experience
2 3 (3.53%) Animation
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) DTV
3 2 (2.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.18%) SCORM
4 1 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.18%) Derivative
4 1 (1.18%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (4.71%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.18%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) MVC
3 21 (24.71%) Software Testing
4 17 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 15 (17.65%) SDLC
6 10 (11.76%) OO
7 8 (9.41%) Scrum
8 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
9 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.88%) Project Management
10 5 (5.88%) TDD
10 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.71%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.71%) Data Management
11 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) C#
2 30 (35.29%) SQL
3 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.29%) C
5 11 (12.94%) C++
6 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.24%) Python
8 6 (7.06%) VBA
8 6 (7.06%) Java
8 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.88%) R
10 4 (4.71%) VB
11 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.35%) Perl
12 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.35%) Ruby
12 2 (2.35%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.82%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) MCP
4 2 (2.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) TickIT
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Oracle
2 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
4 2 (2.35%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Kenexa
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