The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 43 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.27% 4.61% 3.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.05% 23.90% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
195 159 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.38% 19.30% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 130 140 69
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Cheltenham -2 15 £45,000 - 2
Gloucester -18 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Tewkesbury - 4 £40,000 - 4
Dursley - 1 £25,000 -
Stroud - 1 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 59 (83.10%) .NET
2 49 (69.01%) SQL
3 44 (61.97%) C#
4 40 (56.34%) Finance
5 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
6 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
7 32 (45.07%) Windows
8 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET
9 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
10 25 (35.21%) HTML
10 25 (35.21%) XML
11 22 (30.99%) Oracle
11 22 (30.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (26.76%) CSS
12 19 (26.76%) Web Services
13 17 (23.94%) VB.NET
14 16 (22.54%) MVC
14 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (22.54%) jQuery
15 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
16 14 (19.72%) SOAP
16 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
16 14 (19.72%) SDLC
17 13 (18.31%) WCF
17 13 (18.31%) Java
17 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (16.90%) XPath
18 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (16.90%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (8.45%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.45%) SAS
1 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) DNN
3 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) Kentico
3 1 (1.41%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) SMTP
1 11 (15.49%) FTP
1 11 (15.49%) HTTP
1 11 (15.49%) SMPP
2 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) Intranet
2 3 (4.23%) Extranet
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
5 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
7 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (12.68%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.82%) MySQL
10 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.82%) MS Access
10 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.49%) Toad
3 6 (8.45%) JMeter
3 6 (8.45%) NeoLoad
4 5 (7.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (5.63%) JIRA
6 3 (4.23%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.23%) ClearQuest
6 3 (4.23%) MSI
6 3 (4.23%) InstallShield
7 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.41%) AppScan
General
1 40 (56.34%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) .NET Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Analyst
4 15 (21.13%) Senior Developer
5 11 (15.49%) C# Developer
6 10 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Support Analyst
7 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
7 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Support
7 9 (12.68%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (5.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (5.63%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (83.10%) .NET
2 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET
3 25 (35.21%) HTML
3 25 (35.21%) XML
4 19 (26.76%) CSS
4 19 (26.76%) Web Services
5 16 (22.54%) jQuery
6 14 (19.72%) SOAP
7 13 (18.31%) WCF
8 12 (16.90%) WSDL
9 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
9 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (8.45%) WinForms
10 6 (8.45%) MSMQ
11 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.04%) WF
12 4 (5.63%) WPF
13 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.23%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.82%) UNIX
4 2 (2.82%) FreeBSD
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) MVC
2 14 (19.72%) SDLC
3 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.49%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.27%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 6 (8.45%) CRM
8 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.04%) Scrum
8 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.23%) TDD
10 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 49 (69.01%) SQL
2 44 (61.97%) C#
3 28 (39.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.94%) VB.NET
5 13 (18.31%) Java
6 12 (16.90%) XQuery
6 12 (16.90%) XPath
7 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
8 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.63%) C
11 3 (4.23%) C++
11 3 (4.23%) VB
12 2 (2.82%) Perl
12 2 (2.82%) Delphi
12 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Degree
3 10 (14.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Sybase
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago