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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.96% 2.49% 4.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.89% 10.90% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 28
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,160 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
123 156 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.16% 22.81% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 109 140 128
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 11 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Taunton +7 4 £32,500 -3.27% 2
Street +1 3 £26,500 -44.21%
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (63.27%) C#
2 30 (61.22%) .NET
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.94%) SQL
4 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
5 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
6 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.65%) C++
8 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (28.57%) HTML
10 13 (26.53%) MVC
11 11 (22.45%) VB.NET
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
13 9 (18.37%) C
13 9 (18.37%) CSS
13 9 (18.37%) STL
13 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
13 9 (18.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (18.37%) WCF
13 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (16.33%) WPF
14 8 (16.33%) XML
14 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
14 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
14 8 (16.33%) DTS
14 8 (16.33%) IIS
14 8 (16.33%) MFC
14 8 (16.33%) 3D Graphics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.33%) IIS
1 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (16.33%) DTS
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.12%) Selenium
3 3 (6.12%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.08%) FishEye
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Programmer
3 10 (20.41%) C++ Programmer
4 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) AWS Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.24%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Software Programmer
8 5 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
9 4 (8.16%) Tester
9 4 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (6.12%) C# Programmer
10 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.57%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (18.37%) CSS
4 9 (18.37%) STL
4 9 (18.37%) WCF
5 8 (16.33%) WPF
5 8 (16.33%) OpenGL
5 8 (16.33%) MFC
5 8 (16.33%) XML
6 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.16%) Web Services
8 3 (6.12%) jQuery
9 2 (4.08%) Qt
9 2 (4.08%) RESTful
9 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 2 (4.08%) WinForms
9 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Equities
4 2 (4.08%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.04%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) CAD
5 6 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (12.24%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) PDM
6 5 (10.20%) Image Processing
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.12%) ERP
8 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Web Design
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.08%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) C++
5 11 (22.45%) VB.NET
6 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
7 9 (18.37%) C
8 4 (8.16%) Java
9 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.08%) VBA
10 2 (4.08%) VB6
10 2 (4.08%) VB
11 1 (2.04%) VBScript
11 1 (2.04%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Progress
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath, Avon
Withy King LLP
Salary: up to £35k, (depending on experience)
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago