The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.09% 1.28% 3.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.58% 18.75% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £38,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 16 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 18.13% 6.81% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 46
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Gloucester region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Gloucester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 21 (95.45%) C#
3 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (81.82%) MVC
4 18 (81.82%) jQuery
4 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
6 12 (54.55%) XML
6 12 (54.55%) SQL
6 12 (54.55%) HTML
6 12 (54.55%) CSS
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) Windows
7 11 (50.00%) WCF
8 10 (45.45%) ADO.NET
9 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
9 9 (40.91%) JSON
9 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (31.82%) Web Development
12 6 (27.27%) Degree
12 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 6 (27.27%) Backbone.js
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (27.27%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Senior Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Web Developer
4 10 (45.45%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
3 18 (81.82%) jQuery
3 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 12 (54.55%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) WCF
6 10 (45.45%) ADO.NET
7 9 (40.91%) JSON
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (27.27%) Backbone.js
10 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (9.09%) Ajax
13 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
13 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Information Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects