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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 69 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 53 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.78% 5.74% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.96% 40.46% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 29
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
171 131 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.41% 14.19% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 143 110 87
Average salary £42,500 £35,200 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.73% -6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -1 14 £45,000 +36.36%
Stroud 0 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Cirencester - 2 £32,500 -
Dursley - 2 £45,000 -
Gloucester +2 1 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 49 (94.23%) .NET
2 45 (86.54%) C#
3 41 (78.85%) SQL
4 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 36 (69.23%) HTML
5 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 36 (69.23%) CSS
6 33 (63.46%) WCF
7 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET
9 19 (36.54%) Windows
9 19 (36.54%) T-SQL
10 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (30.77%) jQuery
11 16 (30.77%) MVC
11 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (26.92%) XML
12 14 (26.92%) IIS
13 12 (23.08%) Java
13 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
14 11 (21.15%) JSON
15 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
16 9 (17.31%) HTML5
16 9 (17.31%) CSS3
16 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
16 9 (17.31%) Finance
16 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (15.38%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (26.92%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) InDesign
3 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.92%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (9.62%) NeoLoad
3 5 (9.62%) JMeter
3 5 (9.62%) MSI
3 5 (9.62%) InstallShield
3 5 (9.62%) ClearQuest
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Analyst
5 11 (21.15%) C# Developer
6 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (17.31%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) Systems Developer
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
11 3 (5.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Tester
12 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
12 2 (3.85%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) .NET
2 36 (69.23%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) CSS
3 33 (63.46%) WCF
4 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 16 (30.77%) jQuery
6 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (26.92%) XML
7 11 (21.15%) JSON
8 9 (17.31%) HTML5
8 9 (17.31%) CSS3
9 8 (15.38%) Web Services
9 8 (15.38%) RESTful
10 7 (13.46%) SOAP
11 6 (11.54%) WinForms
12 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (9.62%) WPF
12 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
13 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
2 6 (11.54%) Physics
2 6 (11.54%) Chemistry
2 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) CMDB
3 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.85%) GIS
5 2 (3.85%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) Scrum
5 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.85%) CRM
10 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.92%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.92%) Coaching
11 1 (1.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 41 (78.85%) SQL
3 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 19 (36.54%) T-SQL
5 12 (23.08%) Java
5 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.69%) C
8 3 (5.77%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) PhD
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Sybase
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe
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