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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.64% 4.30% 4.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.33% 25.78% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 17
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 £28,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
180 128 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.89% 16.67% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 160 118 99
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 31 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 31 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 -18 21 £35,000 - 2
Poole -9 7 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Weymouth - 1 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 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 86 (86.87%) C#
2 75 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 75 (75.76%) .NET
3 64 (64.65%) HTML
4 62 (62.63%) CSS
5 59 (59.60%) ASP.NET
6 47 (47.47%) SQL
7 41 (41.41%) SQL Server
8 40 (40.40%) jQuery
9 30 (30.30%) C++
10 28 (28.28%) VB
11 27 (27.27%) SharePoint
12 25 (25.25%) HTML5
13 24 (24.24%) CSS3
13 24 (24.24%) Windows
14 22 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
16 20 (20.20%) SharePoint Server
17 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
17 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (19.19%) Linux
18 18 (18.18%) OO
18 18 (18.18%) OOD
18 18 (18.18%) MySQL
18 18 (18.18%) PHP
18 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 18 (18.18%) Windows CE
18 18 (18.18%) QA
18 18 (18.18%) Waterfall
19 16 (16.16%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (20.20%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (13.13%) CMS
5 12 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (10.10%) Umbraco
7 8 (8.08%) Immediacy CMS
8 2 (2.02%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) MySQL
3 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.10%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.05%) Subversion
2 5 (5.05%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.01%) CodeWarrior
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 7 (7.07%) Games
3 7 (7.07%) Advertising
4 5 (5.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (97.98%) Developer
2 33 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 27 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 24 (24.24%) SharePoint Developer
4 24 (24.24%) C# Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Web Developer
6 14 (14.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Embedded Software Developer
9 5 (5.05%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Project Leader
11 2 (2.02%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Graduate
11 2 (2.02%) Graduate Web Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (75.76%) .NET
2 64 (64.65%) HTML
3 62 (62.63%) CSS
4 59 (59.60%) ASP.NET
5 40 (40.40%) jQuery
6 25 (25.25%) HTML5
7 24 (24.24%) CSS3
8 15 (15.15%) WPF
9 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
9 10 (10.10%) COM
10 9 (9.09%) XML
10 9 (9.09%) XHTML
11 5 (5.05%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.04%) XSLT
12 4 (4.04%) Web Services
12 4 (4.04%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.03%) LINQ
13 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.02%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.05%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.05%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Windows
2 19 (19.19%) Linux
3 18 (18.18%) Windows CE
4 10 (10.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
1 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) OO
2 18 (18.18%) OOD
2 18 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 16 (16.16%) MVC
4 14 (14.14%) Content Management
5 12 (12.12%) Time Management
6 10 (10.10%) iOS Development
7 8 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.06%) Web Development
9 3 (3.03%) CRM
10 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.01%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.01%) System Testing
11 1 (1.01%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.01%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.01%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (1.01%) Workflow
11 1 (1.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (86.87%) C#
2 75 (75.76%) JavaScript
3 47 (47.47%) SQL
4 30 (30.30%) C++
5 28 (28.28%) VB
6 18 (18.18%) PHP
7 10 (10.10%) VB6
7 10 (10.10%) VC++
8 7 (7.07%) C
9 2 (2.02%) Java
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.10%) MCPD
3 10 (10.10%) MCTS
4 4 (4.04%) MCP
4 4 (4.04%) MCSD
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.02%) Ektron
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorset
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Salary: £0 to £45000 per annum - Flexible Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Including Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago