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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 41 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 5.16% 4.55% 4.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.29% 20.37% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 23
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,600 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
140 162 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.63% 22.34% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 127 155 59
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 £24,000 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -2 26 £41,000 +26.15% 3
Poole 0 7 £42,000 +35.48% 3
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 94 (89.52%) C#
2 88 (83.81%) .NET
3 78 (74.29%) JavaScript
4 76 (72.38%) HTML
5 74 (70.48%) ASP.NET
6 71 (67.62%) CSS
7 49 (46.67%) SQL
8 46 (43.81%) SQL Server
8 46 (43.81%) jQuery
9 36 (34.29%) SharePoint
10 34 (32.38%) HTML5
11 33 (31.43%) CSS3
12 31 (29.52%) MS Excel
13 29 (27.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 28 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
15 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
15 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (23.81%) .NET Framework
16 24 (22.86%) Windows
17 23 (21.90%) MVC
18 22 (20.95%) C++
19 21 (20.00%) VB
20 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
21 18 (17.14%) Time Management
21 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
22 15 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
23 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
24 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
24 13 (12.38%) WPF
24 13 (12.38%) CMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 29 (27.62%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (26.67%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (12.38%) CMS
6 8 (7.62%) Umbraco
7 7 (6.67%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (29.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (43.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.43%) MySQL
4 8 (7.62%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.76%) Subversion
3 4 (3.81%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.95%) CodeWarrior
General
1 12 (11.43%) Advertising
2 11 (10.48%) Games
3 8 (7.62%) Finance
4 7 (6.67%) Marketing
5 4 (3.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (99.05%) Developer
2 33 (31.43%) SharePoint Developer
2 33 (31.43%) C# Developer
3 32 (30.48%) .NET Developer
4 27 (25.71%) Software Developer
5 20 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.62%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (7.62%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Embedded Software Developer
10 3 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1 (0.95%) Junior Software Developer
12 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Consultant
12 1 (0.95%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (0.95%) C# Web Developer
12 1 (0.95%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (83.81%) .NET
2 76 (72.38%) HTML
3 74 (70.48%) ASP.NET
4 71 (67.62%) CSS
5 46 (43.81%) jQuery
6 34 (32.38%) HTML5
7 33 (31.43%) CSS3
8 25 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 13 (12.38%) WPF
9 13 (12.38%) XML
10 8 (7.62%) XSLT
10 8 (7.62%) COM
11 7 (6.67%) WCF
11 7 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.71%) WinForms
12 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.76%) SOAP
13 5 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Open Source
2 4 (3.81%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.81%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Linux
3 12 (11.43%) Windows CE
4 8 (7.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) MVC
3 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 18 (17.14%) Time Management
5 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
6 12 (11.43%) OO
6 12 (11.43%) OOD
7 10 (9.52%) Content Management
8 8 (7.62%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.71%) Scrum
11 5 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (4.76%) Web Development
12 2 (1.90%) CRM
12 2 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
13 1 (0.95%) System Testing
13 1 (0.95%) Unit Testing
13 1 (0.95%) Embedded Software Development
13 1 (0.95%) Mobile Application Development
13 1 (0.95%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 94 (89.52%) C#
2 78 (74.29%) JavaScript
3 49 (46.67%) SQL
4 22 (20.95%) C++
5 21 (20.00%) VB
6 12 (11.43%) PHP
7 8 (7.62%) VC++
7 8 (7.62%) VB6
8 6 (5.71%) C
8 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) Java
9 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
3 9 (8.57%) MCP
3 9 (8.57%) MCSD
4 8 (7.62%) MCPD
4 8 (7.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.95%) Ektron
2 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £0 to £45000 per annum - Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car + Flex Bene + Profit Share
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago