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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Somerset
Rank 44 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.06% 6.81% 5.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.43% 33.60% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 26
Median salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,950 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
218 125 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 34.77% 20.26% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 182 122 138
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 7 £35,000 - 2
Taunton 0 4 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 65 (85.53%) .NET
2 56 (73.68%) C#
3 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
4 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET
4 46 (60.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (48.68%) HTML
6 37 (48.68%) CSS
7 35 (46.05%) JavaScript
7 35 (46.05%) MVC
8 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
9 32 (42.11%) IIS
9 32 (42.11%) jQuery
10 31 (40.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 31 (40.79%) HTML5
11 30 (39.47%) .NET Framework
11 30 (39.47%) SQL
12 29 (38.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (38.16%) Entity Framework
13 26 (34.21%) Scrum
13 26 (34.21%) TDD
14 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (32.89%) Windows
14 25 (32.89%) CSS3
15 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 21 (27.63%) JSON
16 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
16 21 (27.63%) Ajax
17 20 (26.32%) Razor View Engine

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (42.11%) IIS
2 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) Jetty
2 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) Power BI
7 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 46 (60.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (40.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (23.68%) Subversion
4 13 (17.11%) Eclipse
5 8 (10.53%) Selenium
5 8 (10.53%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.63%) JIRA
9 1 (1.32%) GitLab
9 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (56.58%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Software Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Applications Support
8 7 (9.21%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Agile Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (85.53%) .NET
2 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET
3 37 (48.68%) CSS
3 37 (48.68%) HTML
4 32 (42.11%) jQuery
5 31 (40.79%) HTML5
6 30 (39.47%) .NET Framework
7 29 (38.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (38.16%) Entity Framework
8 25 (32.89%) CSS3
9 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (27.63%) Ajax
10 21 (27.63%) JSON
11 20 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (22.37%) ADO.NET
13 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (7.89%) WCF
15 4 (5.26%) RESTful
15 4 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.84%) CentOS
3 9 (11.84%) Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Android
4 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.05%) MVC
3 26 (34.21%) Scrum
3 26 (34.21%) TDD
4 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
6 17 (22.37%) Unit Testing
7 15 (19.74%) Performance Analysis
8 14 (18.42%) Release Management
9 13 (17.11%) Automated Testing
9 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (17.11%) Software Delivery
10 11 (14.47%) DevOps
10 11 (14.47%) ITIL
11 9 (11.84%) SDLC
12 8 (10.53%) BDD
13 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.89%) Android Development
14 6 (7.89%) iOS Development
15 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) C#
2 35 (46.05%) JavaScript
3 30 (39.47%) SQL
4 18 (23.68%) Java
5 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 9 (11.84%) PHP
7 8 (10.53%) C
8 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.95%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) Python
10 1 (1.32%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) ISEB
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.95%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.53%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.26%) Citrix
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Progress
5 1 (1.32%) Tableau
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