The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 41 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.52% 4.61% 4.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.16% 27.78% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 18
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
177 126 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.49% 16.58% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 155 117 105
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -17 18 £35,000 - 2
Poole -9 8 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Weymouth - 1 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 80 (86.02%) C#
2 69 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 67 (72.04%) .NET
4 56 (60.22%) HTML
5 54 (58.06%) CSS
6 52 (55.91%) ASP.NET
7 40 (43.01%) SQL
8 37 (39.78%) jQuery
9 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
10 32 (34.41%) C++
11 30 (32.26%) VB
12 24 (25.81%) SharePoint
13 22 (23.66%) Windows
13 22 (23.66%) HTML5
14 21 (22.58%) CSS3
14 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (22.58%) Linux
15 20 (21.51%) OO
15 20 (21.51%) OOD
15 20 (21.51%) MySQL
15 20 (21.51%) PHP
15 20 (21.51%) Windows CE
15 20 (21.51%) QA
15 20 (21.51%) Waterfall
16 19 (20.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (20.43%) SharePoint Server
16 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
17 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
18 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
19 15 (16.13%) WPF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 19 (20.43%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (20.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (12.90%) CMS
4 10 (10.75%) Umbraco
5 8 (8.60%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) MySQL
3 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.75%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.38%) FogBugz
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) CodeWarrior
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Marketing
3 6 (6.45%) Advertising
3 6 (6.45%) Games
4 5 (5.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 91 (97.85%) Developer
2 35 (37.63%) Software Developer
3 22 (23.66%) .NET Developer
4 21 (22.58%) SharePoint Developer
5 20 (21.51%) C# Developer
6 16 (17.20%) Web Developer
7 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.60%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (8.60%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Embedded Software Developer
10 5 (5.38%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Project Leader
12 2 (2.15%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Graduate
12 2 (2.15%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (72.04%) .NET
2 56 (60.22%) HTML
3 54 (58.06%) CSS
4 52 (55.91%) ASP.NET
5 37 (39.78%) jQuery
6 22 (23.66%) HTML5
7 21 (22.58%) CSS3
8 15 (16.13%) WPF
9 10 (10.75%) COM
10 9 (9.68%) XML
10 9 (9.68%) XHTML
10 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (5.38%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (4.30%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.30%) XSLT
12 4 (4.30%) Web Services
13 3 (3.23%) LINQ
13 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.38%) Device Driver
2 5 (5.38%) Open Source
2 5 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Windows
2 21 (22.58%) Linux
3 20 (21.51%) Windows CE
4 10 (10.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) OO
2 20 (21.51%) OOD
2 20 (21.51%) Waterfall
3 19 (20.43%) Software Engineering
4 14 (15.05%) Content Management
5 12 (12.90%) MVC
6 10 (10.75%) iOS Development
7 8 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (8.60%) Time Management
8 5 (5.38%) Web Development
9 3 (3.23%) CRM
10 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.08%) Project Management
11 1 (1.08%) Workflow
11 1 (1.08%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.08%) System Testing
11 1 (1.08%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.08%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (86.02%) C#
2 69 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 40 (43.01%) SQL
4 32 (34.41%) C++
5 30 (32.26%) VB
6 20 (21.51%) PHP
7 10 (10.75%) VC++
7 10 (10.75%) VB6
8 7 (7.53%) C
9 2 (2.15%) Java
10 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.75%) MCTS
2 10 (10.75%) MCPD
3 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.51%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Ektron
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