The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 78 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.20% 0.50% 3.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 3.28% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 20
Average salary £34,500 £32,000 £31,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £31,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,750 £47,750
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 Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 122 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.48% 15.38% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 105 108 91
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Somerset region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Somerset

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Somerset

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bath +20 3 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Taunton +9 3 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Glastonbury - 1 £26,500 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (64.29%) C#
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (21.43%) XML
10 6 (21.43%) STL
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
10 6 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) Java
11 5 (17.86%) C
12 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (14.29%) OO
12 4 (14.29%) ERP
12 4 (14.29%) OpenGL
12 4 (14.29%) CAD
12 4 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (14.29%) PDM
12 4 (14.29%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) DTS
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Arabic Language
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Programmer
2 5 (17.86%) C++ Programmer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Automated Tester
4 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Navision Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (21.43%) STL
5 6 (21.43%) XML
5 6 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.29%) OpenGL
7 3 (10.71%) WPF
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.14%) WCF
8 2 (7.14%) WSDL
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) Google Maps API
8 2 (7.14%) Bing Maps
8 2 (7.14%) LESS
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (10.71%) Equities
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) PDM
4 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) CAD
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) UX Design
6 2 (7.14%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) C++
5 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (17.86%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) C
7 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.14%) VB
8 2 (7.14%) VC++
8 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 2 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) ESRI
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Trapeze
4 1 (3.57%) Progress
4 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago