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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 60 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.37% 9.09% 5.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.35% 37.27% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30 58 30
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,500 £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
172 161 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.38% 24.39% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 158 136 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 0 29 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Poole -13 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 88 (100.00%) C#
2 86 (97.73%) .NET
3 76 (86.36%) SQL
4 70 (79.55%) CSS
5 64 (72.73%) ASP.NET
6 60 (68.18%) MVC
7 58 (65.91%) Microsoft
8 54 (61.36%) HTML
9 53 (60.23%) .NET Framework
10 51 (57.95%) SQL Server
11 49 (55.68%) Entity Framework
12 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (54.55%) jQuery
13 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
14 27 (30.68%) T-SQL
15 24 (27.27%) WCF
15 24 (27.27%) JSON
15 24 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (25.00%) LINQ
16 22 (25.00%) Windows
17 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (21.59%) MCSD
18 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (19.32%) IIS
19 17 (19.32%) Time Management
20 16 (18.18%) TeamCity
20 16 (18.18%) NUnit
20 16 (18.18%) Subversion
20 16 (18.18%) Ajax
20 16 (18.18%) NHibernate

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (19.32%) IIS
2 14 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 14 (15.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (14.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.27%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.27%) Drupal
4 2 (2.27%) WordPress
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Office
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (57.95%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (11.36%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Log4Net
1 16 (18.18%) NUnit
1 16 (18.18%) Subversion
1 16 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 16 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.82%) Multimedia
2 5 (5.68%) Publishing
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (93.18%) Developer
2 53 (60.23%) .NET Developer
3 52 (59.09%) C# Developer
3 52 (59.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 41 (46.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 11 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Systems Developer
11 3 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.41%) C# Web Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Senior Systems Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (97.73%) .NET
2 70 (79.55%) CSS
3 64 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 54 (61.36%) HTML
5 53 (60.23%) .NET Framework
6 49 (55.68%) Entity Framework
7 48 (54.55%) jQuery
7 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (27.27%) JSON
8 24 (27.27%) WCF
9 22 (25.00%) LINQ
10 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (18.18%) ELMAH
11 16 (18.18%) Ajax
11 16 (18.18%) NHibernate
12 13 (14.77%) HTML5
12 13 (14.77%) CSS3
13 9 (10.23%) Web Services
14 8 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Photography
2 3 (3.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.18%) MVC
2 17 (19.32%) Time Management
3 16 (18.18%) Active Record
3 16 (18.18%) SOA
4 8 (9.09%) QMS
4 8 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
4 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.82%) Web Development
6 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.41%) OO
7 3 (3.41%) CRM
7 3 (3.41%) OOD
8 2 (2.27%) Scrum
8 2 (2.27%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.14%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 76 (86.36%) SQL
3 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.68%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.09%) PHP
6 6 (6.82%) C++
7 3 (3.41%) VBA
8 2 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (21.59%) MCSD
3 16 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) Telerik
4 2 (2.27%) Zend
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 Dependant on experience +10% Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, Paid MS certs!
Posted: 25 days ago