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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 39 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.79% 6.26% 9.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.11% 23.66% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 54
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £37,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £44,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
108 186 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.82% 26.46% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 94 171 125
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 25 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Poole +18 13 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 79 (91.86%) C#
2 74 (86.05%) .NET
3 70 (81.40%) Microsoft
4 62 (72.09%) .NET Framework
5 59 (68.60%) SQL
6 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
6 51 (59.30%) ASP.NET
6 51 (59.30%) MVC
7 48 (55.81%) HTML
8 43 (50.00%) CSS
9 42 (48.84%) MS Excel
10 40 (46.51%) T-SQL
11 39 (45.35%) Entity Framework
12 33 (38.37%) Software Engineering
13 32 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
14 28 (32.56%) Web Services
15 27 (31.40%) Degree
15 27 (31.40%) WCF
16 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (27.91%) SOAP
18 23 (26.74%) Windows
18 23 (26.74%) C++
19 21 (24.42%) Web Development
19 21 (24.42%) REST
20 19 (22.09%) Mentoring
20 19 (22.09%) VB.NET
20 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (20.93%) Crystal Reports
21 18 (20.93%) VB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (6.98%) CMS
1 6 (6.98%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.16%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (48.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (20.93%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (59.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.93%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.81%) QlikView
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.81%) SQLite
4 5 (5.81%) SSDT
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.63%) Subversion
3 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.81%) JIRA
4 3 (3.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (3.49%) Selenium
4 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.33%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.33%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.16%) Moq
6 1 (1.16%) MSTest
6 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 5 (5.81%) Banking
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (79.07%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) Software Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (86.05%) .NET
2 62 (72.09%) .NET Framework
3 51 (59.30%) ASP.NET
4 48 (55.81%) HTML
5 43 (50.00%) CSS
6 39 (45.35%) Entity Framework
7 28 (32.56%) Web Services
8 27 (31.40%) WCF
9 25 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (27.91%) SOAP
11 21 (24.42%) REST
12 18 (20.93%) COM
12 18 (20.93%) WinForms
13 17 (19.77%) LINQ
13 17 (19.77%) Razor View Engine
14 16 (18.60%) jQuery
15 13 (15.12%) Classic ASP
16 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (6.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.16%) iPad
4 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Android
2 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) MVC
2 33 (38.37%) Software Engineering
3 21 (24.42%) Web Development
4 19 (22.09%) Mentoring
5 14 (16.28%) OO
6 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 12 (13.95%) OOD
7 12 (13.95%) Scrum
8 9 (10.47%) SOLID
9 8 (9.30%) AOP
9 8 (9.30%) BDD
9 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.30%) SOA
10 6 (6.98%) OOP
11 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.81%) Kanban
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 79 (91.86%) C#
2 59 (68.60%) SQL
3 40 (46.51%) T-SQL
4 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
5 23 (26.74%) C++
6 19 (22.09%) VB.NET
7 18 (20.93%) VB
7 18 (20.93%) VB6
7 18 (20.93%) VC++
8 5 (5.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.49%) C
10 2 (2.33%) Fortran
10 2 (2.33%) Java
10 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.33%) Python
11 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Degree
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (20.93%) MCPD
3 18 (20.93%) MCTS
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) Informatica
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Splunk
4 3 (3.49%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Perks
Posted: 22 days ago