The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.85% 4.85% 4.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.77% 25.00% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 31
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £52,000
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 Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
161 164 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.97% 19.41% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 134 148 151
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £67,750
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 Dorset

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Dorset

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Dorset

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Bournemouth -12 14 £40,000 -2.43% 3
Poole +17 12 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 55 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (98.18%) .NET
3 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 39 (70.91%) .NET Framework
5 38 (69.09%) ASP.NET
6 36 (65.45%) CSS
7 33 (60.00%) HTML
8 32 (58.18%) SQL
8 32 (58.18%) MVC
8 32 (58.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (49.09%) Entity Framework
10 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
11 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
11 16 (29.09%) jQuery
12 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (27.27%) Windows
13 14 (25.45%) OO
14 11 (20.00%) Windows CE
14 11 (20.00%) OOD
14 11 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
14 11 (20.00%) SDLC
14 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
15 10 (18.18%) System Testing
16 9 (16.36%) LINQ
16 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (12.73%) CSS3
17 7 (12.73%) HTML5
17 7 (12.73%) WCF
17 7 (12.73%) JSON
17 7 (12.73%) MCSD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) WordPress
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.45%) Log4Net
2 3 (5.45%) NUnit
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 42 (76.36%) C# Developer
3 32 (58.18%) .NET Developer
4 31 (56.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (20.00%) Software Developer
8 10 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Graduate
11 2 (3.64%) Junior
11 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Junior C# Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Graduate Software Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 39 (70.91%) .NET Framework
3 38 (69.09%) ASP.NET
4 36 (65.45%) CSS
5 33 (60.00%) HTML
6 32 (58.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (49.09%) Entity Framework
8 16 (29.09%) jQuery
9 11 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
10 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (16.36%) LINQ
11 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 7 (12.73%) JSON
11 7 (12.73%) WCF
11 7 (12.73%) CSS3
12 4 (7.27%) Web Services
12 4 (7.27%) Ajax
13 3 (5.45%) NHibernate
13 3 (5.45%) XHTML
13 3 (5.45%) ELMAH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) User Experience
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Photography
2 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) MVC
2 14 (25.45%) OO
3 11 (20.00%) OOD
3 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (20.00%) SDLC
4 10 (18.18%) System Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) SOA
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 3 (5.45%) API Development
6 3 (5.45%) Web Development
6 3 (5.45%) Active Record
7 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.64%) BDD
7 2 (3.64%) OOP
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.82%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) MCSD
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Zend
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago