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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 43 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.77% 7.10% 4.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.83% 57.84% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 44
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
197 102 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.84% 12.27% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 176 88 194
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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
Gloucester +11 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheltenham -15 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Tewkesbury -5 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 73 (91.25%) .NET
2 72 (90.00%) C#
3 62 (77.50%) ASP.NET
4 58 (72.50%) SQL
5 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
6 50 (62.50%) jQuery
7 43 (53.75%) JavaScript
8 42 (52.50%) SQL Server
9 41 (51.25%) T-SQL
10 37 (46.25%) MVC
11 34 (42.50%) HTML
12 31 (38.75%) MS Excel
12 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (36.25%) OO
14 28 (35.00%) CSS
14 28 (35.00%) Web Services
15 24 (30.00%) Windows
16 22 (27.50%) WCF
17 21 (26.25%) WPF
17 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
17 21 (26.25%) Java
18 20 (25.00%) SOAP
18 20 (25.00%) Degree
19 19 (23.75%) SOA
19 19 (23.75%) N-Tier
20 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
21 17 (21.25%) Marketing
22 16 (20.00%) Unit Testing
23 15 (18.75%) V-Model

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (1.25%) SAS
1 1 (1.25%) IIS
1 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (38.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.25%) Toad
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (21.25%) Marketing
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (82.50%) Developer
2 35 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 33 (41.25%) C# Developer
4 30 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (36.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (36.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (30.00%) Senior Developer
7 14 (17.50%) Web Developer
8 11 (13.75%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Applications Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Junior
10 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
10 7 (8.75%) C# Application Developer
10 7 (8.75%) .NET Applications Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Junior Developer
11 6 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (91.25%) .NET
2 62 (77.50%) ASP.NET
3 50 (62.50%) jQuery
4 34 (42.50%) HTML
5 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (35.00%) CSS
6 28 (35.00%) Web Services
7 22 (27.50%) WCF
8 21 (26.25%) WPF
9 20 (25.00%) SOAP
10 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (18.75%) REST
12 14 (17.50%) XML
13 12 (15.00%) JSON
14 7 (8.75%) ADO.NET
14 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
14 7 (8.75%) WinForms
15 6 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (7.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) N-Tier
2 9 (11.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.50%) CCTV
4 1 (1.25%) W3C
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) DTV
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) MVC
2 29 (36.25%) OO
3 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
4 19 (23.75%) SOA
5 16 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (18.75%) V-Model
6 15 (18.75%) OOP
7 13 (16.25%) Product Marketing
8 12 (15.00%) Web Development
9 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.50%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.25%) MVVM
10 5 (6.25%) System Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Time Management
11 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) C#
2 58 (72.50%) SQL
3 43 (53.75%) JavaScript
4 41 (51.25%) T-SQL
5 21 (26.25%) Java
6 15 (18.75%) C++
6 15 (18.75%) PL/SQL
7 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.50%) VB
9 5 (6.25%) VBScript
9 5 (6.25%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) C
11 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.25%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Sage
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe
3 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.25%) SAP
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