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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.11% 4.49% 4.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.85% 18.44% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 30
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
131 141 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.74% 24.35% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 121 130 131
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 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
Bath +2 12 £42,000 +21.73% 4
Taunton +6 5 £32,500 -3.27% 2
Street -6 4 £26,500 -44.21%
Wells - 1 £35,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 35 (70.00%) C#
2 34 (68.00%) .NET
3 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (46.00%) SQL
6 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (36.00%) HTML
8 16 (32.00%) C++
8 16 (32.00%) MVC
8 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (24.00%) VB.NET
10 12 (24.00%) XML
10 12 (24.00%) WCF
10 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 10 (20.00%) CSS
12 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
13 9 (18.00%) C
13 9 (18.00%) STL
13 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
13 9 (18.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (16.00%) WPF
14 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
14 8 (16.00%) DTS
14 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
14 8 (16.00%) IIS
14 8 (16.00%) MFC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (16.00%) DTS
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) FishEye
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Programmer
3 10 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
4 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.00%) AWS Developer
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.00%) C++ Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Software Programmer
8 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.00%) HTML
4 12 (24.00%) WCF
4 12 (24.00%) XML
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (20.00%) CSS
7 9 (18.00%) STL
7 9 (18.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (16.00%) MFC
8 8 (16.00%) WPF
8 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.00%) OpenGL
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 4 (8.00%) jQuery
10 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.00%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (6.00%) Ajax
10 3 (6.00%) LINQ
11 2 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (12.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) MVC
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (16.00%) Scrum
4 6 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (12.00%) OO
4 6 (12.00%) CAD
4 6 (12.00%) PDM
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (6.00%) ERP
7 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.00%) CRM
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Web Design
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) C++
5 12 (24.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (18.00%) C
8 4 (8.00%) Java
9 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.00%) VB6
10 2 (4.00%) VBA
10 2 (4.00%) PHP
10 2 (4.00%) VB
11 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) MCSD
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Progress
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
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