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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.44% 5.57% 5.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.58% 25.38% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 34
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
144 197 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.61% 21.94% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 114 169 109
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -4 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Poole +21 8 £40,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 81 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (97.53%) .NET
3 62 (76.54%) SQL
4 58 (71.60%) CSS
5 55 (67.90%) ASP.NET
6 53 (65.43%) Microsoft
7 50 (61.73%) .NET Framework
8 49 (60.49%) MVC
9 45 (55.56%) jQuery
10 43 (53.09%) HTML
11 42 (51.85%) SQL Server
12 41 (50.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (49.38%) Entity Framework
14 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
15 26 (32.10%) T-SQL
16 24 (29.63%) Windows
17 23 (28.40%) JSON
18 21 (25.93%) WCF
18 21 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (24.69%) LINQ
20 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
21 18 (22.22%) MCSD
21 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (19.75%) Ajax
23 15 (18.52%) NHibernate
23 15 (18.52%) NUnit
23 15 (18.52%) Subversion
23 15 (18.52%) TeamCity
23 15 (18.52%) Time Management
23 15 (18.52%) Rhino Mocks

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (18.52%) IIS
2 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.47%) Drupal
5 2 (2.47%) WordPress
5 2 (2.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.58%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Log4Net
1 15 (18.52%) NUnit
1 15 (18.52%) Subversion
1 15 (18.52%) TeamCity
1 15 (18.52%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.41%) Multimedia
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (96.30%) Developer
2 54 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 47 (58.02%) .NET Developer
3 47 (58.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (45.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (38.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 9 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Systems Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (97.53%) .NET
2 58 (71.60%) CSS
3 55 (67.90%) ASP.NET
4 50 (61.73%) .NET Framework
5 45 (55.56%) jQuery
6 43 (53.09%) HTML
7 41 (50.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (49.38%) Entity Framework
9 23 (28.40%) JSON
10 21 (25.93%) WCF
11 20 (24.69%) LINQ
12 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (19.75%) Ajax
14 15 (18.52%) NHibernate
14 15 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (18.52%) ELMAH
15 11 (13.58%) CSS3
15 11 (13.58%) HTML5
16 8 (9.88%) Web Services
16 8 (9.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Photography
2 3 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (60.49%) MVC
2 15 (18.52%) SOA
2 15 (18.52%) Time Management
2 15 (18.52%) Active Record
3 9 (11.11%) OO
4 8 (9.88%) OOD
4 8 (9.88%) SDLC
4 8 (9.88%) API Development
5 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.41%) QMS
6 6 (7.41%) System Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Web Development
7 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.17%) Migration
8 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (76.54%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.10%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.88%) PHP
6 6 (7.41%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.23%) VB
8 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) MCSD
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.52%) MCP
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) SAP
3 4 (4.94%) Telerik
4 2 (2.47%) Zend
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago