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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 41 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.40% 4.95% 6.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.43% 22.73% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 50
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
175 198 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.78% 21.78% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 123 176 88
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 4 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 4 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 +1 13 £45,000 - 1
Gloucester -9 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Tewkesbury +6 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 64 (87.67%) .NET
2 53 (72.60%) SQL
3 43 (58.90%) C#
4 40 (54.79%) Finance
5 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
6 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
7 34 (46.58%) Windows
8 30 (41.10%) Oracle
9 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
10 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
11 24 (32.88%) HTML
11 24 (32.88%) XML
12 22 (30.14%) VB.NET
13 19 (26.03%) Web Services
14 18 (24.66%) CSS
14 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (20.55%) MVC
16 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
16 15 (20.55%) WCF
17 14 (19.18%) Toad
17 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
17 14 (19.18%) Java
17 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
17 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
18 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (17.81%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (10.96%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.59%) IIS
2 7 (9.59%) SAS
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) DNN
4 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.74%) Kentico
4 2 (2.74%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) SMTP
1 8 (10.96%) FTP
1 8 (10.96%) HTTP
1 8 (10.96%) SMPP
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
5 1 (1.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
3 14 (19.18%) Relational Database
4 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (16.44%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.74%) MySQL
8 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (19.18%) Toad
3 8 (10.96%) JMeter
3 8 (10.96%) NeoLoad
4 5 (6.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (5.48%) JIRA
6 3 (4.11%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.11%) ClearQuest
6 3 (4.11%) MSI
6 3 (4.11%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.37%) NUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) AppScan
7 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 40 (54.79%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
5 11 (15.07%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (12.33%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Technical Support Analyst
7 9 (12.33%) Support Analyst
7 9 (12.33%) Technical Support
8 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Tester
10 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Business Developer
10 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (87.67%) .NET
2 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.88%) HTML
3 24 (32.88%) XML
4 19 (26.03%) Web Services
5 18 (24.66%) CSS
6 15 (20.55%) WCF
7 13 (17.81%) jQuery
8 12 (16.44%) SOAP
9 9 (12.33%) MSMQ
9 9 (12.33%) WSDL
10 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
11 7 (9.59%) WinForms
12 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
13 5 (6.85%) WPF
13 5 (6.85%) WF
14 4 (5.48%) NHibernate
14 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 3 (4.11%) CMDB
4 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (5.48%) UNIX
5 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) MVC
3 12 (16.44%) SDLC
4 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.96%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (9.59%) Scrum
7 6 (8.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) CRM
8 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.48%) UML
8 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.48%) Workflow
8 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Automation Testing
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) SQL
2 43 (58.90%) C#
3 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.14%) VB.NET
5 14 (19.18%) Java
5 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.33%) XQuery
6 9 (12.33%) XPath
7 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.11%) VB
9 3 (4.11%) C
10 2 (2.74%) Delphi
11 1 (1.37%) C++
11 1 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) Python
11 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) Degree
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) MCP
5 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.37%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.10%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Sybase
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
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