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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.72% 4.24% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.86% 21.19% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 16
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
176 151 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.78% 20.03% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 155 144 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -7 26 £41,000 +26.15% 6
Poole -1 7 £42,000 +40.00% 2
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 92 (86.79%) C#
2 85 (80.19%) .NET
3 80 (75.47%) JavaScript
4 74 (69.81%) HTML
5 72 (67.92%) ASP.NET
6 69 (65.09%) CSS
7 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
8 47 (44.34%) SQL
9 45 (42.45%) jQuery
10 32 (30.19%) SharePoint
11 29 (27.36%) HTML5
12 28 (26.42%) CSS3
13 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
14 26 (24.53%) Windows
15 25 (23.58%) C++
15 25 (23.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 24 (22.64%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (21.70%) VB
17 23 (21.70%) MVC
18 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
19 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
20 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
21 17 (16.04%) Time Management
21 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (15.09%) Linux
22 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
23 15 (14.15%) QA
23 15 (14.15%) WPF
23 15 (14.15%) Waterfall
23 15 (14.15%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (30.19%) SharePoint
2 25 (23.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 24 (22.64%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (12.26%) CMS
4 13 (12.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (8.49%) Umbraco
6 8 (7.55%) Immediacy CMS
7 2 (1.89%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.15%) MySQL
3 13 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.72%) FogBugz
2 5 (4.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) CodeWarrior
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (8.49%) Games
1 9 (8.49%) Advertising
2 8 (7.55%) Marketing
2 8 (7.55%) Finance
3 5 (4.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (98.11%) Developer
2 32 (30.19%) .NET Developer
3 31 (29.25%) Software Developer
4 30 (28.30%) C# Developer
5 28 (26.42%) SharePoint Developer
6 19 (17.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (17.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (14.15%) Web Developer
8 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (4.72%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Embedded Software Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (1.89%) Project Leader
12 2 (1.89%) Graduate
12 2 (1.89%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (1.89%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (80.19%) .NET
2 74 (69.81%) HTML
3 72 (67.92%) ASP.NET
4 69 (65.09%) CSS
5 45 (42.45%) jQuery
6 29 (27.36%) HTML5
7 28 (26.42%) CSS3
8 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
9 15 (14.15%) WPF
10 13 (12.26%) XML
11 8 (7.55%) COM
11 8 (7.55%) XSLT
12 7 (6.60%) XHTML
13 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.66%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (4.72%) Web Services
15 4 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (3.77%) WCF
16 3 (2.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.72%) Open Source
2 5 (4.72%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 15 (14.15%) Windows CE
4 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) MVC
2 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
3 17 (16.04%) Time Management
4 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.15%) Waterfall
5 15 (14.15%) OO
5 15 (14.15%) OOD
6 13 (12.26%) Content Management
7 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (7.55%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.66%) Web Development
9 4 (3.77%) CRM
10 3 (2.83%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (2.83%) Scrum
11 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2
12 1 (0.94%) Unit Testing
12 1 (0.94%) System Testing
12 1 (0.94%) Information Architecture
12 1 (0.94%) Software Architecture
12 1 (0.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 92 (86.79%) C#
2 80 (75.47%) JavaScript
3 47 (44.34%) SQL
4 25 (23.58%) C++
5 23 (21.70%) VB
6 15 (14.15%) PHP
7 8 (7.55%) VB6
7 8 (7.55%) VC++
8 7 (6.60%) C
9 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Java
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.26%) Degree
3 9 (8.49%) MCP
3 9 (8.49%) MCSD
4 8 (7.55%) MCPD
4 8 (7.55%) MCTS
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) Ektron
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