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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.93% 6.90% 2.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.57% 35.90% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
28 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 10.26% 19.21% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 22
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% +8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
3 17 (73.91%) Oracle
4 15 (65.22%) VB.NET
5 13 (56.52%) C#
6 12 (52.17%) Finance
7 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
7 11 (47.83%) Windows
8 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
9 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (39.13%) Toad
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
10 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
11 7 (30.43%) MSMQ
12 6 (26.09%) SAS
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 6 (26.09%) HTML
12 6 (26.09%) Java
12 6 (26.09%) CSS
12 6 (26.09%) Degree
13 5 (21.74%) JMeter
13 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (21.74%) WCF
13 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
13 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
13 5 (21.74%) Linux
13 5 (21.74%) WebLogic

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) SAS
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) CMS
3 3 (13.04%) DNN
3 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 3 (13.04%) Kentico
3 3 (13.04%) Sitefinity
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
2 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Toad
2 5 (21.74%) JMeter
2 5 (21.74%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) MSMQ
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) VB.NET
3 13 (56.52%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
8 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) Basel II
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft