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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.42% 4.94% 5.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 32.65% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 10
Average salary - £36,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
25 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 10.46% 15.12% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 19
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
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 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 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Cybercrime
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle