The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 23 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.62% 2.25% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.51% 16.67% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 4
Average salary £29,250 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.59% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,625 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 Devon region.

Development Applications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 14.66% 13.48% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 63 35 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £37,500
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 Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Devon region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Devon

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Devon

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -15 6 £28,250 -11.71%
Okehampton - 5 - -
Tavistock - 4 £42,500 -
Exeter - 1 £29,500 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 16 (59.26%) MVC
6 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
9 9 (33.33%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) TDD
10 8 (29.63%) jQuery
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.93%) VBA
11 7 (25.93%) HTML5
11 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
12 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
12 6 (22.22%) MS Access
12 6 (22.22%) CRM
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (22.22%) MS Access
3 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
4 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Applications Developer
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (14.81%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Report Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) HTML5
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) CSS3
10 1 (3.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) MVC
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
5 6 (22.22%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.70%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Logistics
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) VBA
5 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.41%) COBOL
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft