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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.37% 3.70% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.83% 16.80% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 16
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Somerset region.

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
120 125 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.65% 22.01% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 118 110 138
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 -5 9 £37,500 +15.38%
Bath +9 8 £36,350 -9.12% 2
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 80 (78.43%) C#
2 68 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 58 (56.86%) .NET
4 48 (47.06%) SQL
5 45 (44.12%) ASP.NET
6 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
7 39 (38.24%) MVC
7 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
8 37 (36.27%) PHP
9 35 (34.31%) MCSD
9 35 (34.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (34.31%) Apache
10 33 (32.35%) VB.NET
11 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (27.45%) jQuery
12 28 (27.45%) HTML
12 28 (27.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (25.49%) Degree
14 26 (25.49%) Windows
15 22 (21.57%) VB
16 21 (20.59%) Java
16 21 (20.59%) Linux
16 21 (20.59%) Unix
16 21 (20.59%) CSS
16 21 (20.59%) MCSE
16 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
16 21 (20.59%) Drupal
16 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (34.31%) Apache
2 21 (20.59%) Drupal
2 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
3 19 (18.63%) IIS
4 16 (15.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Mingle
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (27.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.92%) SSDT
6 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.96%) Big Data
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) Power BI
8 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.92%) NUnit
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.98%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.96%) Advertising
1 2 (1.96%) Electronics
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
1 2 (1.96%) Games
1 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
1 2 (1.96%) Marketing
1 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (72.55%) Developer
2 40 (39.22%) C# Developer
3 27 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET Developer
3 27 (26.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 23 (22.55%) Senior Developer
5 21 (20.59%) Team Leader
6 18 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
8 16 (15.69%) SQL Developer
9 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.88%) Agile Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.86%) .NET
2 45 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 31 (30.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (27.45%) HTML
4 28 (27.45%) jQuery
5 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (20.59%) CSS
6 19 (18.63%) .NET Framework
7 17 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 7 (6.86%) WCF
9 6 (5.88%) Ajax
9 6 (5.88%) HTML5
9 6 (5.88%) JSON
10 5 (4.90%) LINQ
11 2 (1.96%) Apache Flex
11 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.96%) CSS3
11 2 (1.96%) REST
11 2 (1.96%) Web Services
11 2 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.98%) EPoS
3 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) Unix
3 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) MVC
2 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.69%) Mobile Development
4 10 (9.80%) Automated Testing
4 10 (9.80%) Scrum
5 8 (7.84%) Front End Development
6 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.86%) Web Development
7 6 (5.88%) TDD
8 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.90%) Manual Testing
9 4 (3.92%) ETL
9 4 (3.92%) OO
9 4 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.92%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.94%) ITIL
10 3 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (78.43%) C#
2 48 (47.06%) SQL
3 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 37 (36.27%) PHP
5 33 (32.35%) VB.NET
6 22 (21.57%) VB
7 21 (20.59%) Java
8 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.92%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (34.31%) MCSD
1 35 (34.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (25.49%) Degree
3 21 (20.59%) MCSE
4 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.98%) Tableau
4 1 (0.98%) TippingPoint
4 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Datamine Software Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago