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 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 66 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 41 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.95% 4.41% 7.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.58% 21.47% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 58
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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

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
165 191 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.77% 20.54% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 124 172 102
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -4 8 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Gloucester -13 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Tewkesbury +9 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 57 (87.69%) .NET
2 49 (75.38%) SQL
3 37 (56.92%) C#
4 33 (50.77%) Windows
4 33 (50.77%) Finance
5 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
6 30 (46.15%) Oracle
6 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
7 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET
7 24 (36.92%) VB.NET
8 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (29.23%) HTML
10 18 (27.69%) WCF
11 17 (26.15%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (26.15%) Java
12 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
13 15 (23.08%) Web Services
13 15 (23.08%) XML
13 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (21.54%) PL/SQL
15 13 (20.00%) CSS
15 13 (20.00%) Linux
15 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
16 12 (18.46%) Toad
17 11 (16.92%) Degree
18 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 7 (10.77%) SAS
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) DNN
4 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.62%) Kentico
4 3 (4.62%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) SMPP
3 2 (3.08%) SMTP
3 2 (3.08%) FTP
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle Database
3 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Toad
1 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.38%) NeoLoad
2 10 (15.38%) JMeter
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.62%) ClearQuest
4 3 (4.62%) MSI
4 3 (4.62%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.08%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) AppScan
6 1 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 33 (50.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Tester
7 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Business Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle BI Developer
10 3 (4.62%) QA Test Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (87.69%) .NET
2 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.23%) HTML
4 18 (27.69%) WCF
5 15 (23.08%) Web Services
5 15 (23.08%) XML
6 13 (20.00%) CSS
7 9 (13.85%) MSMQ
7 9 (13.85%) WinForms
8 8 (12.31%) jQuery
9 7 (10.77%) WPF
9 7 (10.77%) SOAP
10 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.15%) WF
12 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
12 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
12 4 (6.15%) DAO
12 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Physics
6 1 (1.54%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (6.15%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.38%) MVC
3 10 (15.38%) SDLC
4 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.77%) Scrum
4 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.69%) CRM
6 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.15%) Workflow
7 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.15%) UML
7 4 (6.15%) Requirements Management
7 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) SQL
2 37 (56.92%) C#
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) VB.NET
4 17 (26.15%) Java
5 14 (21.54%) PL/SQL
6 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.62%) VB
8 3 (4.62%) XQuery
8 3 (4.62%) XPath
9 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) DV Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.15%) MCP
7 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 30 (46.15%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.15%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) IBM