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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 72 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.89% 3.40% 5.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.30% 21.53% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 53
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
185 144 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.73% 15.79% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 137 125 113
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -5 15 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Cheltenham -4 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Cirencester -5 1 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 56 (93.33%) .NET
2 50 (83.33%) SQL
3 37 (61.67%) C#
4 35 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
6 29 (48.33%) Windows
6 29 (48.33%) WCF
7 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 27 (45.00%) Oracle
9 26 (43.33%) Finance
10 24 (40.00%) ASP.NET
11 23 (38.33%) HTML
12 22 (36.67%) Java
13 20 (33.33%) VB.NET
13 20 (33.33%) CSS
14 18 (30.00%) IIS
15 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (21.67%) Web Services
16 13 (21.67%) Oracle Database
17 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
17 12 (20.00%) MVC
17 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
18 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (30.00%) IIS
2 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.67%) SAS
4 3 (5.00%) CMS
4 3 (5.00%) DNN
4 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.00%) Kentico
4 3 (5.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (16.67%) Toad
3 9 (15.00%) JMeter
3 9 (15.00%) NeoLoad
4 8 (13.33%) ClearQuest
4 8 (13.33%) MSI
4 8 (13.33%) InstallShield
5 5 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) AppScan
6 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
5 10 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Business Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Tester
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle BI Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Junior
11 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (93.33%) .NET
2 29 (48.33%) WCF
3 24 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 23 (38.33%) HTML
5 20 (33.33%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) Web Services
7 10 (16.67%) XML
8 9 (15.00%) MSMQ
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.33%) jQuery
10 7 (11.67%) HTML5
10 7 (11.67%) WPF
10 7 (11.67%) CSS3
10 7 (11.67%) WinForms
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
11 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 5 (8.33%) JSON
11 5 (8.33%) Entity Framework
12 4 (6.67%) WF
12 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.33%) CMDB
3 8 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 7 (11.67%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.00%) Physics
5 6 (10.00%) Chemistry
6 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.67%) Statistics
9 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.00%) MVC
4 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (13.33%) Scrum
6 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Workflow
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) OO
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.33%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) SQL
2 37 (61.67%) C#
3 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (36.67%) Java
5 20 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 12 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 9 (15.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.00%) C
10 2 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (10.00%) PhD
4 4 (6.67%) MCP
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.67%) Basel II
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.00%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago