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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.91% 8.68% 5.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.40% 34.25% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 61 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,250 £26,945
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £43,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
163 181 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.68% 25.35% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 145 155 95
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
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 May 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 -9 22 £40,000 +6.66%
Poole -7 6 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 87 (100.00%) C#
2 85 (97.70%) .NET
3 73 (83.91%) SQL
4 68 (78.16%) CSS
5 61 (70.11%) ASP.NET
6 56 (64.37%) Microsoft
6 56 (64.37%) MVC
7 52 (59.77%) HTML
7 52 (59.77%) .NET Framework
8 48 (55.17%) jQuery
9 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
9 47 (54.02%) Entity Framework
10 45 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
12 27 (31.03%) T-SQL
13 24 (27.59%) JSON
14 23 (26.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (26.44%) Windows
15 22 (25.29%) WCF
16 21 (24.14%) LINQ
17 19 (21.84%) MCSD
17 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (19.54%) IIS
19 16 (18.39%) SOA
19 16 (18.39%) MCP
19 16 (18.39%) Log4Net
19 16 (18.39%) Time Management
19 16 (18.39%) TeamCity
19 16 (18.39%) NHibernate

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (19.54%) IIS
2 14 (16.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) WordPress
4 2 (2.30%) Drupal
4 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (26.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) MySQL
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Log4Net
1 16 (18.39%) TeamCity
1 16 (18.39%) Subversion
1 16 (18.39%) NUnit
1 16 (18.39%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.90%) Multimedia
2 5 (5.75%) Publishing
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 52 (59.77%) C# Developer
3 51 (58.62%) .NET Developer
4 50 (57.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (45.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
8 11 (12.64%) SQL Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
13 3 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Systems Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
14 2 (2.30%) Software Engineer
14 2 (2.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (97.70%) .NET
2 68 (78.16%) CSS
3 61 (70.11%) ASP.NET
4 52 (59.77%) HTML
4 52 (59.77%) .NET Framework
5 48 (55.17%) jQuery
6 47 (54.02%) Entity Framework
7 45 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (27.59%) JSON
9 22 (25.29%) WCF
10 21 (24.14%) LINQ
11 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (18.39%) NHibernate
12 16 (18.39%) Ajax
12 16 (18.39%) ELMAH
12 16 (18.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (16.09%) CSS3
13 14 (16.09%) HTML5
14 8 (9.20%) Web Services
14 8 (9.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Photography
2 3 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) MVC
2 16 (18.39%) SOA
2 16 (18.39%) Time Management
2 16 (18.39%) Active Record
3 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
3 8 (9.20%) Migration
3 8 (9.20%) Data Migration
4 7 (8.05%) QMS
4 7 (8.05%) Web Development
5 5 (5.75%) OO
5 5 (5.75%) OOD
5 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.45%) System Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.30%) CRM
9 1 (1.15%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) C#
2 73 (83.91%) SQL
3 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
4 27 (31.03%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.20%) PHP
6 6 (6.90%) C++
7 3 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) MCSD
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.39%) MCP
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (64.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Telerik
4 2 (2.30%) Zend
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