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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 55 72 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.28% 1.78% 4.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 9.15% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 27
Average salary £34,000 £36,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.48% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,400 £50,000
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
117 153 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.49% 19.47% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 104 131 105
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,984 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +18 7 £34,250 -11.03% 1
Street - 3 £26,500 -
Taunton +11 1 £31,500 -3.07%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (65.85%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 24 (58.54%) .NET
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
4 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (43.90%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
6 14 (34.15%) C++
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (26.83%) HTML
8 11 (26.83%) MVC
9 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
9 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
9 9 (21.95%) C
9 9 (21.95%) STL
9 9 (21.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (19.51%) WPF
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (19.51%) DTS
10 8 (19.51%) IIS
10 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 8 (19.51%) OpenGL
10 8 (19.51%) 3D Graphics
11 7 (17.07%) Windows
11 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
12 6 (14.63%) Computer Science

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (19.51%) DTS
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) TestComplete
2 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) FishEye
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) C++ Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) AWS Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Software Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) STL
4 9 (21.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (19.51%) WPF
5 8 (19.51%) OpenGL
6 6 (14.63%) WCF
6 6 (14.63%) CSS
6 6 (14.63%) MFC
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.88%) WinForms
9 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.44%) Web Services
10 1 (2.44%) RESTful
10 1 (2.44%) HTML5
10 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (14.63%) OO
4 6 (14.63%) CAD
4 6 (14.63%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) PDM
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.32%) ERP
5 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Image Processing
5 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.88%) Product Management
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) UML
7 1 (2.44%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) C++
4 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
4 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
4 9 (21.95%) C
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.88%) VB6
7 2 (4.88%) VB
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) MCSD
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Progress
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
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