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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.88% 4.15% 2.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.60% 40.24% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 28
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
178 82 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.70% 10.30% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 155 71 147
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +13 18 £40,000 -13.97%
Cheltenham -10 13 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Tewkesbury -2 1 £47,500 +58.33%
Berkeley - 1 £26,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 62 (89.86%) C#
3 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET
4 50 (72.46%) JavaScript
5 46 (66.67%) jQuery
6 45 (65.22%) SQL
7 40 (57.97%) Microsoft
8 39 (56.52%) HTML
8 39 (56.52%) MVC
8 39 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (47.83%) CSS
10 32 (46.38%) T-SQL
10 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
11 30 (43.48%) WCF
12 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
12 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (34.78%) SOAP
14 23 (33.33%) OO
15 21 (30.43%) Windows
16 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
16 19 (27.54%) REST
17 18 (26.09%) Degree
18 17 (24.64%) XML
19 16 (23.19%) Web Services
20 15 (21.74%) JSON
21 13 (18.84%) Web Development
22 12 (17.39%) Java
22 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
23 11 (15.94%) VB.NET
23 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) SAS
1 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (36.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.45%) Toad
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (82.61%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Senior Developer
3 25 (36.23%) .NET Developer
4 21 (30.43%) C# Developer
5 19 (27.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (27.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (21.74%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (21.74%) Web Developer
8 14 (20.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (20.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (14.49%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (8.70%) Junior Developer
10 6 (8.70%) Junior
11 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
11 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
12 4 (5.80%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (5.80%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET
3 46 (66.67%) jQuery
4 39 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (56.52%) HTML
5 33 (47.83%) CSS
6 30 (43.48%) WCF
7 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (34.78%) SOAP
9 19 (27.54%) REST
10 17 (24.64%) XML
11 16 (23.19%) Web Services
12 15 (21.74%) JSON
13 10 (14.49%) ADO.NET
14 9 (13.04%) WPF
15 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
15 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (8.70%) Backbone.js
16 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 4 (5.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.35%) CCTV
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) W3C
5 1 (1.45%) DTV
5 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) MVC
2 23 (33.33%) OO
3 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.84%) Web Development
5 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.70%) UML
6 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.70%) SOA
6 6 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 6 (8.70%) MVVM
6 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.25%) System Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Time Management
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) TDD
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (89.86%) C#
2 50 (72.46%) JavaScript
3 45 (65.22%) SQL
4 32 (46.38%) T-SQL
5 12 (17.39%) Java
6 11 (15.94%) VB.NET
7 10 (14.49%) C++
8 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.70%) VB
10 5 (7.25%) VBScript
10 5 (7.25%) PHP
11 2 (2.90%) C
12 1 (1.45%) Python
12 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.45%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (57.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Sage
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkeley, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago