The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.51% 3.53% 6.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 19.42% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 29
Average salary £32,000 £31,375 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.99% -3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £47,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
125 103 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.78% 18.17% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 92 89
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
South West

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
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 23 July 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 -11 3 £31,500 +5.00%
Bath -25 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) C#
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
6 10 (47.62%) WCF
7 9 (42.86%) XML
8 8 (38.10%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (33.33%) C++
9 7 (33.33%) WPF
10 6 (28.57%) SOAP
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) MVC
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (23.81%) RESTful
11 5 (23.81%) HTML5
11 5 (23.81%) JSON
12 4 (19.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (19.05%) Trapeze
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Phone
12 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
12 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 7 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) WCF
5 9 (42.86%) XML
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) WPF
8 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) RESTful
9 5 (23.81%) HTML5
9 5 (23.81%) JSON
10 4 (19.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (19.05%) STL
10 4 (19.05%) CSS
10 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
10 4 (19.05%) jQuery
10 4 (19.05%) XML Schema
11 3 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Phone
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Web Design
2 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (19.05%) Kanban
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) RAD
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) VB.NET
4 7 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) XAML
6 2 (9.52%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSD
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Trapeze
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
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