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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.62% 6.12% 4.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.18% 22.15% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
146 158 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 29.32% 27.62% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 138 142 151
Average salary £35,000 £36,700 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 February 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 27 February 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 -4 12 £42,000 +60.00% 4
Taunton +7 9 £32,500 -22.61%
Street -7 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Wells - 1 £35,000 -
Cheddar - 1 £32,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (80.39%) C#
2 37 (72.55%) .NET
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (47.06%) SQL
6 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 23 (45.10%) HTML
8 20 (39.22%) MVC
9 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (29.41%) CSS
11 14 (27.45%) C++
11 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
12 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 12 (23.53%) Scrum
13 11 (21.57%) XML
13 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
13 11 (21.57%) WCF
13 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (19.61%) jQuery
15 9 (17.65%) WPF
15 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
15 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
16 8 (15.69%) MFC
16 8 (15.69%) LINQ
16 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
16 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
16 8 (15.69%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 5 (9.80%) CMS
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.96%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.73%) DTS
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) Moq
2 5 (9.80%) NUnit
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) FishEye
5 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) C++ Developer
3 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Programmer
4 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.73%) C++ Programmer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) .NET
2 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET
3 23 (45.10%) HTML
4 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (29.41%) CSS
5 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
6 11 (21.57%) WCF
6 11 (21.57%) XML
7 10 (19.61%) jQuery
8 9 (17.65%) WPF
9 8 (15.69%) LINQ
9 8 (15.69%) MFC
9 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 8 (15.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (15.69%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (13.73%) CSS3
10 7 (13.73%) OpenGL
11 5 (9.80%) STL
11 5 (9.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) MVC
3 12 (23.53%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.84%) Image Processing
6 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.88%) PDM
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) CAD
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) C++
5 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
6 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 6 (11.76%) C
8 3 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) Java
9 2 (3.92%) PHP
9 2 (3.92%) VBA
9 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) MCSD
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Telerik
3 2 (3.92%) Progress
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
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