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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.41% 7.03% 5.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.95% 42.66% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 56 51
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
195 143 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.01% 16.47% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 149 126 102
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Gloucester 0 14 £35,000 +12.90% 6
Cheltenham -1 7 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Cirencester -2 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 66 (98.51%) .NET
2 55 (82.09%) SQL
3 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
4 45 (67.16%) C#
5 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
6 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
7 35 (52.24%) WCF
8 34 (50.75%) HTML
9 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (46.27%) CSS
10 31 (46.27%) Windows
11 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET
12 26 (38.81%) VB.NET
12 26 (38.81%) Finance
13 23 (34.33%) Oracle
14 20 (29.85%) Java
15 19 (28.36%) IIS
15 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
18 15 (22.39%) XML
18 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (19.40%) Web Services
20 12 (17.91%) MVC
20 12 (17.91%) Scrum
20 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
21 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
21 11 (16.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
21 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
21 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (28.36%) IIS
2 7 (10.45%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.45%) SAS
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
3 3 (4.48%) DNN
3 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.48%) Kentico
3 3 (4.48%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
5 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (16.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (13.43%) Toad
4 8 (11.94%) ClearQuest
4 8 (11.94%) MSI
4 8 (11.94%) InstallShield
5 7 (10.45%) JMeter
5 7 (10.45%) NeoLoad
6 5 (7.46%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
7 1 (1.49%) AppScan
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (71.64%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) .NET Developer
3 19 (28.36%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Business Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle BI Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Systems Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Tester
12 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.99%) Software Tester
12 2 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (98.51%) .NET
2 35 (52.24%) WCF
3 34 (50.75%) HTML
4 31 (46.27%) CSS
5 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET
6 15 (22.39%) XML
7 13 (19.40%) Web Services
8 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.43%) JSON
9 9 (13.43%) MSMQ
10 8 (11.94%) WinForms
10 8 (11.94%) jQuery
10 8 (11.94%) RESTful
11 7 (10.45%) WPF
12 6 (8.96%) HTML5
12 6 (8.96%) CSS3
12 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
13 5 (7.46%) SOAP
13 5 (7.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) CMDB
2 8 (11.94%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
4 6 (8.96%) Physics
4 6 (8.96%) Chemistry
4 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) UNIX
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.91%) MVC
3 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
5 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.94%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (10.45%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Project Management
9 5 (7.46%) Requirements Management
10 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.97%) UML
10 4 (5.97%) OO
10 4 (5.97%) Workflow
10 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.49%) Web Design
11 1 (1.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (82.09%) SQL
2 45 (67.16%) C#
3 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.81%) VB.NET
5 20 (29.85%) Java
6 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
7 10 (14.93%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.48%) C
9 3 (4.48%) VB
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) PhD
4 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.49%) Basel II
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.97%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + package
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