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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 52 52 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.34% 6.90% 6.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.10% 31.14% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 35
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
162 167 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.76% 22.15% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 119 156 98
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -4 30 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Poole +30 20 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Dorchester 0 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 71 (93.42%) .NET
2 70 (92.11%) Microsoft
3 63 (82.89%) C#
3 63 (82.89%) SQL
4 56 (73.68%) .NET Framework
5 43 (56.58%) MVC
5 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
6 42 (55.26%) SQL Server
7 40 (52.63%) HTML
8 38 (50.00%) CSS
9 37 (48.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (44.74%) T-SQL
11 33 (43.42%) MS Excel
12 32 (42.11%) Entity Framework
13 31 (40.79%) Web Services
14 28 (36.84%) SOAP
14 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (36.84%) REST
15 25 (32.89%) Degree
16 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
17 22 (28.95%) WCF
18 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
19 20 (26.32%) C++
19 20 (26.32%) Windows
20 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
21 17 (22.37%) VB6
21 17 (22.37%) SAP Business One
21 17 (22.37%) MCTS
21 17 (22.37%) MCPD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.63%) Drupal
3 2 (2.63%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (43.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (22.37%) SAP Business One
2 2 (2.63%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (6.58%) QlikView
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.58%) SQLite
3 5 (6.58%) SSDT
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (48.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (14.47%) Selenium
2 11 (14.47%) SoapUI
3 7 (9.21%) Subversion
4 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.63%) JUnit
5 2 (2.63%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.63%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.32%) Moq
6 1 (1.32%) MSTest
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Automated Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Software Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Tester
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.21%) SOA Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.95%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.63%) Java Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
12 1 (1.32%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (93.42%) .NET
2 56 (73.68%) .NET Framework
3 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
4 40 (52.63%) HTML
5 38 (50.00%) CSS
6 32 (42.11%) Entity Framework
7 31 (40.79%) Web Services
8 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (36.84%) REST
8 28 (36.84%) SOAP
9 22 (28.95%) WCF
10 17 (22.37%) COM
10 17 (22.37%) LINQ
10 17 (22.37%) WinForms
11 16 (21.05%) jQuery
12 14 (18.42%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (15.79%) Classic ASP
14 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (6.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) MVC
2 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
3 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
4 16 (21.05%) SOA
5 12 (15.79%) Web Development
6 11 (14.47%) Functional Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Security Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Software Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Scrum
7 10 (13.16%) TDD
8 9 (11.84%) SOLID
9 8 (10.53%) AOP
9 8 (10.53%) OO
10 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.89%) BDD
12 5 (6.58%) Data Visualisation
12 5 (6.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 63 (82.89%) C#
1 63 (82.89%) SQL
2 34 (44.74%) T-SQL
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 20 (26.32%) C++
5 17 (22.37%) VB
5 17 (22.37%) VB6
5 17 (22.37%) VC++
6 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) Fortran
8 2 (2.63%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) MCPD
2 17 (22.37%) MCTS
2 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Informatica
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Splunk
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago