The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 41 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.39% 6.23% 4.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.71% 43.26% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 48
Average salary £31,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 141 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.79% 14.40% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 120 116 195
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £28,800 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +29 12 £31,000 +5.98% 1
Cheltenham -16 11 £30,500 -28.23% 2
Cirencester 0 4 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Tewkesbury -4 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 72 (83.72%) C#
3 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
4 63 (73.26%) SQL Server
5 62 (72.09%) SQL
6 54 (62.79%) ASP.NET
7 38 (44.19%) Web Services
8 37 (43.02%) T-SQL
8 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (39.53%) N-Tier
10 33 (38.37%) OO
10 33 (38.37%) Marketing
10 33 (38.37%) V-Model
11 32 (37.21%) jQuery
11 32 (37.21%) Unit Testing
12 31 (36.05%) SOA
12 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
13 30 (34.88%) MVC
13 30 (34.88%) Oracle
13 30 (34.88%) Product Marketing
14 29 (33.72%) PL/SQL
15 27 (31.40%) OOP
16 26 (30.23%) C++
16 26 (30.23%) Software Engineering
17 24 (27.91%) WPF
17 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
17 24 (27.91%) Oracle Database
18 23 (26.74%) HTML
19 22 (25.58%) VB.NET
19 22 (25.58%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (3.49%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (73.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.91%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Toad
2 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) NUnit
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 33 (38.37%) Marketing
2 14 (16.28%) Banking
3 12 (13.95%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (80.23%) Developer
2 50 (58.14%) C# Developer
3 49 (56.98%) .NET Developer
4 44 (51.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (47.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (45.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (17.44%) Software Engineer
8 14 (16.28%) Software Developer
9 13 (15.12%) Applications Developer
10 12 (13.95%) C# Application Developer
11 11 (12.79%) .NET Applications Developer
12 10 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (10.47%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (10.47%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
15 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
16 5 (5.81%) Junior
16 5 (5.81%) Junior Developer
17 4 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
17 4 (4.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 54 (62.79%) ASP.NET
3 38 (44.19%) Web Services
4 32 (37.21%) jQuery
5 24 (27.91%) WPF
6 23 (26.74%) HTML
7 22 (25.58%) CSS
8 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (17.44%) WinForms
9 15 (17.44%) XML
10 14 (16.28%) COM
10 14 (16.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 13 (15.12%) D-Bus
11 13 (15.12%) .NET Framework
11 13 (15.12%) Qt
12 6 (6.98%) WCF
12 6 (6.98%) MSMQ
13 5 (5.81%) JSON
14 3 (3.49%) MFC
15 2 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.53%) N-Tier
2 14 (16.28%) CCTV
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) OO
2 33 (38.37%) V-Model
3 32 (37.21%) Unit Testing
4 31 (36.05%) SOA
5 30 (34.88%) MVC
5 30 (34.88%) Product Marketing
6 27 (31.40%) OOP
7 26 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
9 10 (11.63%) Logistics
10 9 (10.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) Web Development
13 3 (3.49%) Scrum
13 3 (3.49%) Data Protection
14 2 (2.33%) Web Design
15 1 (1.16%) Project Management
15 1 (1.16%) ITIL
15 1 (1.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (83.72%) C#
2 62 (72.09%) SQL
3 37 (43.02%) T-SQL
4 29 (33.72%) PL/SQL
5 26 (30.23%) C++
6 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 22 (25.58%) VB.NET
8 20 (23.26%) Java
9 1 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (1.16%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.49%) Basel II
Vendors
1 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.88%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Kofax
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
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