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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.46% 3.90% 5.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.86% 20.00% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 30
Average salary £31,500 £30,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,827 £23,731 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
140 105 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.59% 19.52% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 120 96 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,827 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 7 £31,500 +15.59% 1
Bath -17 3 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Bridgwater - 2 £47,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £47,500 - 1
Wells - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (96.00%) C#
2 22 (88.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (56.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) XML
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (36.00%) jQuery
7 9 (36.00%) HTML5
8 8 (32.00%) WCF
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) XSLT
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) C++
9 6 (24.00%) MS Office
9 6 (24.00%) WPF
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (20.00%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) DTS
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) FishEye
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) WPF
6 6 (24.00%) XSLT
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
8 4 (16.00%) STL
8 4 (16.00%) XML Schema
8 4 (16.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (16.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (12.00%) RESTful
9 3 (12.00%) Ajax
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (4.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Kanban
4 4 (16.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (24.00%) C++
6 4 (16.00%) XAML
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) VB
7 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) Fortran
8 1 (4.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Trapeze
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 13 days ago