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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 35 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.28% 5.72% 8.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.32% 28.23% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 43
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
155 124 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.72% 20.26% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 141 104 104
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -9 33 £40,000 +2.56% 11
Dorchester - 4 £42,500 - 1
Poole -20 3 £35,500 -2.73% 4
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 89 (98.89%) .NET
1 89 (98.89%) C#
2 72 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 65 (72.22%) CSS
3 65 (72.22%) HTML
4 64 (71.11%) SQL
5 62 (68.89%) SQL Server
6 60 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 57 (63.33%) MVC
8 46 (51.11%) .NET Framework
9 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 43 (47.78%) jQuery
11 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (35.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (28.89%) SharePoint
14 23 (25.56%) Windows
14 23 (25.56%) WCF
14 23 (25.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (24.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (24.44%) T-SQL
16 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
17 20 (22.22%) HTML5
17 20 (22.22%) CSS3
18 18 (20.00%) Time Management
18 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (18.89%) WinForms
19 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (16.67%) XML
20 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
20 15 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 22 (24.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (7.78%) IIS
6 2 (2.22%) CMS
7 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Log4Net
1 6 (6.67%) NUnit
1 6 (6.67%) Subversion
1 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 6 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.56%) Advertising
1 5 (5.56%) Marketing
2 4 (4.44%) Games
3 3 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (93.33%) Developer
2 39 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 36 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 32 (35.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (32.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
7 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Systems Developer
12 4 (4.44%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.44%) Senior Systems Developer
12 4 (4.44%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Junior
12 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (98.89%) .NET
2 72 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 65 (72.22%) CSS
3 65 (72.22%) HTML
4 46 (51.11%) .NET Framework
5 43 (47.78%) jQuery
6 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (35.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (25.56%) WCF
9 20 (22.22%) HTML5
9 20 (22.22%) CSS3
10 17 (18.89%) WinForms
11 15 (16.67%) XML
12 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (14.44%) XSLT
14 12 (13.33%) LINQ
14 12 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
15 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (12.22%) WPF
16 10 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) MVC
2 18 (20.00%) Time Management
3 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.89%) QMS
5 8 (8.89%) Web Development
6 6 (6.67%) Active Record
6 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (6.67%) SOA
6 6 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
7 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.22%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.22%) System Testing
8 2 (2.22%) OOD
8 2 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 89 (98.89%) C#
2 64 (71.11%) SQL
3 60 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.44%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.56%) VB
5 5 (5.56%) VBA
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.56%) MCP
2 14 (15.56%) MCSD
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Telerik
2 6 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.11%) Ektron
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Bournemouth
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