The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 76 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.62% 4.27% 5.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.97% 23.30% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 25
Average salary £40,000 £30,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.55% -11.78%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
126 103 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.69% 18.33% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 111 93 85
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,225
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
South West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Taunton -13 3 £31,500 +5.88%
Bath -28 2 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Bridgwater - 1 £47,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £47,500 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (50.00%) WCF
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
8 8 (40.00%) XML
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (35.00%) C++
9 7 (35.00%) WPF
10 6 (30.00%) HTML5
10 6 (30.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (25.00%) CSS
11 5 (25.00%) MVC
11 5 (25.00%) jQuery
12 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (20.00%) Kanban
12 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
12 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone
12 4 (20.00%) Trapeze
12 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (20.00%) XAML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.00%) DTS
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
8 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) WCF
5 8 (40.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) WPF
7 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (20.00%) STL
9 4 (20.00%) XML Schema
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) RESTful
10 3 (15.00%) JSON
11 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) Kanban
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) RAD
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) XAML
7 2 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Trapeze
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago