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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.33% 5.46% 4.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.39% 27.78% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 26
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £22,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,200 £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
158 108 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.41% 19.67% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 127 102 75
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,902 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 9 £31,500 -
Bath -24 8 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Bridgwater - 2 £47,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £47,500 -
Wells - 1 £30,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (58.33%) jQuery
5 14 (58.33%) HTML5
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) MVC
8 11 (45.83%) SQL
8 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
9 9 (37.50%) CSS
9 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (33.33%) XML
10 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (29.17%) Scrum
11 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
11 7 (29.17%) XSLT
11 7 (29.17%) CSS3
11 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (25.00%) ITIL
13 5 (20.83%) MS Office
13 5 (20.83%) CMS
13 5 (20.83%) NUnit
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) CMS
2 5 (20.83%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) NUnit
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.83%) Moq
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) FishEye
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 14 (58.33%) jQuery
3 14 (58.33%) HTML5
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 9 (37.50%) CSS
6 8 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) XSLT
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.83%) LINQ
8 5 (20.83%) WCF
8 5 (20.83%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (20.83%) Ninject
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (12.50%) WPF
9 3 (12.50%) Kendo UI
10 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Kanban
8 2 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 2 (8.33%) XAML
8 1 (4.17%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Telerik
3 2 (8.33%) Trapeze
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