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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.76% 4.64% 4.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.01% 23.33% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 31
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
147 180 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.11% 19.89% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 117 160 119
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £67,500
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 3 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 3 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
Poole +26 12 £40,000 - 2
Bournemouth -3 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 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 61 (100.00%) C#
2 60 (98.36%) .NET
3 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
4 43 (70.49%) CSS
5 42 (68.85%) .NET Framework
6 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
7 40 (65.57%) SQL
8 36 (59.02%) HTML
9 35 (57.38%) MVC
10 34 (55.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (50.82%) Entity Framework
12 24 (39.34%) jQuery
13 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
14 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
15 17 (27.87%) Windows
16 15 (24.59%) JSON
17 13 (21.31%) LINQ
18 12 (19.67%) WCF
18 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (19.67%) OO
19 11 (18.03%) MCSD
19 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (18.03%) MySQL
19 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
20 10 (16.39%) SDLC
20 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
20 10 (16.39%) OOD
21 9 (14.75%) Windows CE
21 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
21 9 (14.75%) System Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (11.48%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.28%) Drupal
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) WordPress
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) MySQL
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (11.48%) TeamCity
2 7 (11.48%) Log4Net
2 7 (11.48%) NUnit
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Multimedia
2 5 (8.20%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (96.72%) Developer
2 50 (81.97%) C# Developer
3 40 (65.57%) .NET Developer
4 39 (63.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (47.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (45.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (19.67%) Software Developer
8 10 (16.39%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.92%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.92%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Junior C# Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Graduate Software Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (98.36%) .NET
2 43 (70.49%) CSS
3 42 (68.85%) .NET Framework
4 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
5 36 (59.02%) HTML
6 34 (55.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (50.82%) Entity Framework
8 24 (39.34%) jQuery
9 15 (24.59%) JSON
10 13 (21.31%) LINQ
11 12 (19.67%) WCF
11 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (14.75%) .NET Compact Framework
13 8 (13.11%) Web Services
13 8 (13.11%) Ajax
14 7 (11.48%) NHibernate
14 7 (11.48%) XHTML
14 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (11.48%) ELMAH
15 6 (9.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Photography
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) MVC
2 12 (19.67%) OO
3 10 (16.39%) OOD
3 10 (16.39%) SDLC
4 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
4 9 (14.75%) System Testing
5 7 (11.48%) Time Management
5 7 (11.48%) SOA
5 7 (11.48%) API Development
5 7 (11.48%) Active Record
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Web Development
7 2 (3.28%) OOP
7 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 2 (3.28%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.64%) Line Management
8 1 (1.64%) TDD
8 1 (1.64%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (65.57%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
6 5 (8.20%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) MCSD
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCP
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Zend
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + £5,000 Car, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago