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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 44 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.23% 4.49% 4.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.59% 20.14% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 34
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
131 139 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.56% 22.28% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 112 135 71
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Bournemouth -3 31 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Poole 0 6 £42,250 +28.03% 1
Dorchester 0 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 81 (93.10%) C#
2 78 (89.66%) .NET
3 64 (73.56%) HTML
3 64 (73.56%) JavaScript
3 64 (73.56%) ASP.NET
4 58 (66.67%) CSS
5 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
6 47 (54.02%) SQL
7 39 (44.83%) jQuery
8 30 (34.48%) MVC
8 30 (34.48%) SharePoint
9 26 (29.89%) MS Excel
9 26 (29.89%) HTML5
10 25 (28.74%) CSS3
10 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
10 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
11 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (26.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (25.29%) Windows
14 17 (19.54%) XML
14 17 (19.54%) SharePoint Server
15 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (17.24%) VB
17 14 (16.09%) Time Management
17 14 (16.09%) C++
18 12 (13.79%) WCF
18 12 (13.79%) WPF
18 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
19 11 (12.64%) XSLT

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 30 (34.48%) SharePoint
2 23 (26.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (19.54%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (12.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (10.34%) CMS
6 5 (5.75%) Umbraco
7 4 (4.60%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (29.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.05%) MySQL
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.75%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.30%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) CodeWarrior
General
1 8 (9.20%) Advertising
2 7 (8.05%) Games
2 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 5 (5.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (97.70%) Developer
2 28 (32.18%) .NET Developer
2 28 (32.18%) C# Developer
3 25 (28.74%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Software Developer
5 16 (18.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Junior
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Systems Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (89.66%) .NET
2 64 (73.56%) ASP.NET
2 64 (73.56%) HTML
3 58 (66.67%) CSS
4 39 (44.83%) jQuery
5 26 (29.89%) HTML5
6 25 (28.74%) CSS3
6 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
7 17 (19.54%) XML
8 12 (13.79%) WCF
8 12 (13.79%) WPF
9 11 (12.64%) WinForms
9 11 (12.64%) XSLT
9 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
13 6 (6.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Windows CE
3 8 (9.20%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) MVC
2 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.09%) Time Management
4 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.34%) Scrum
6 8 (9.20%) OO
6 8 (9.20%) OOD
6 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.05%) Content Management
8 6 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (5.75%) iOS Development
9 5 (5.75%) Web Development
10 4 (4.60%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.60%) CRM
11 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.30%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.30%) System Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.30%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 81 (93.10%) C#
2 64 (73.56%) JavaScript
3 47 (54.02%) SQL
4 15 (17.24%) VB
5 14 (16.09%) C++
6 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.05%) PHP
8 5 (5.75%) VC++
8 5 (5.75%) VB6
9 2 (2.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.15%) C
10 1 (1.15%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) Java
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.34%) MCP
2 9 (10.34%) MCSD
3 5 (5.75%) MCTS
3 5 (5.75%) MCPD
3 5 (5.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Telerik
3 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.15%) Ektron
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Dependant On Experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago