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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 34 30 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.97% 4.54% 8.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.06% 24.19% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 55
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £46,000
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
117 124 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.11% 18.76% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 118
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 -9 21 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Poole -11 2 £41,750 +14.38%
Dorchester - 2 £32,500 - 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (98.63%) C#
1 72 (98.63%) .NET
2 62 (84.93%) HTML
2 62 (84.93%) ASP.NET
3 56 (76.71%) JavaScript
3 56 (76.71%) CSS
4 47 (64.38%) SQL Server
5 46 (63.01%) SQL
6 40 (54.79%) MVC
7 34 (46.58%) .NET Framework
8 32 (43.84%) jQuery
9 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
10 28 (38.36%) SharePoint
11 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
12 22 (30.14%) HTML5
12 22 (30.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (28.77%) CSS3
14 20 (27.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (21.92%) Windows
16 16 (21.92%) WCF
17 15 (20.55%) XML
17 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (17.81%) XSLT
18 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (17.81%) WinForms
18 13 (17.81%) Time Management
18 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (16.44%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (38.36%) SharePoint
2 22 (30.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (32.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (64.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.59%) Advertising
2 6 (8.22%) Games
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (94.52%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) C# Developer
3 26 (35.62%) .NET Developer
4 22 (30.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 22 (30.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (26.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Systems Developer
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (98.63%) .NET
2 62 (84.93%) ASP.NET
2 62 (84.93%) HTML
3 56 (76.71%) CSS
4 34 (46.58%) .NET Framework
5 32 (43.84%) jQuery
6 22 (30.14%) HTML5
7 21 (28.77%) CSS3
7 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (27.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (21.92%) WCF
10 15 (20.55%) XML
11 13 (17.81%) XSLT
11 13 (17.81%) WinForms
12 12 (16.44%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (9.59%) WPF
15 7 (9.59%) SOAP
16 6 (8.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Replication
2 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) MVC
2 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.81%) Time Management
4 12 (16.44%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) Web Development
6 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.22%) CRM
7 6 (8.22%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.48%) QMS
9 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.74%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.74%) System Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.74%) Content Management
10 2 (2.74%) Migration
11 1 (1.37%) Workflow
11 1 (1.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) C#
2 56 (76.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (63.01%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.85%) VB
6 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.33%) MCP
2 9 (12.33%) MCSD
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Telerik
2 2 (2.74%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Ektron
Dorchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago