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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 60 61 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.17% 1.88% 4.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.42% 9.66% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 21
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,712 £23,923
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
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
138 145 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.08% 19.49% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 95
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,712 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Taunton +10 9 £33,500 +6.34% 3
Bath +9 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Glastonbury - 1 £26,500 -
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
6 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) HTML5
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) C++
8 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (19.23%) VB
9 5 (19.23%) STL
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (15.38%) CAD
10 4 (15.38%) PDM
10 4 (15.38%) OpenGL
10 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Arabic Language
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 4 (15.38%) C++ Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Navision Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) C Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) STL
7 5 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (15.38%) OpenGL
9 3 (11.54%) Ajax
9 3 (11.54%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
9 3 (11.54%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (7.69%) Bing Maps
10 2 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (15.38%) OO
3 4 (15.38%) CAD
3 4 (15.38%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) PDM
4 3 (11.54%) Product Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) UX Design
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Video Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 7 (26.92%) C++
5 5 (19.23%) VB
6 4 (15.38%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) C
8 2 (7.69%) VC++
8 2 (7.69%) VB6
9 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Trapeze
3 2 (7.69%) ESRI
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
Yeovil, Somerset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Sedgemoor District Council
Salary: From £27,924 to £30,178 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago