The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 85 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 191 198 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.09% 3.44% 4.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.84% 19.80% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 173 188 203
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1134 1000 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.36% 17.36% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 977 874 665
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South West region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the South West

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the South West

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire +26 50 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Dorset -19 44 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Bristol -19 39 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Gloucestershire -28 32 £35,000 +12.90% 4
Somerset +12 21 £34,000 -7.48% 3
Devon -6 1 £31,000 -6.06% 1
Avon - 1 £36,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 310 (82.67%) .NET
2 279 (74.40%) C#
3 243 (64.80%) SQL
4 232 (61.87%) SQL Server
5 209 (55.73%) ASP.NET
6 175 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 174 (46.40%) HTML
8 172 (45.87%) CSS
9 167 (44.53%) Microsoft
10 139 (37.07%) MVC
11 114 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
12 100 (26.67%) jQuery
13 97 (25.87%) WCF
14 90 (24.00%) Windows
15 89 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 88 (23.47%) .NET Framework
17 86 (22.93%) XML
18 80 (21.33%) Oracle
19 73 (19.47%) Entity Framework
20 70 (18.67%) T-SQL
21 67 (17.87%) JSON
22 61 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
23 59 (15.73%) VB.NET
23 59 (15.73%) Web Services
24 53 (14.13%) Scrum
25 52 (13.87%) IIS
25 52 (13.87%) Team Foundation Server
26 50 (13.33%) Finance
27 48 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 42 (11.20%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 52 (13.87%) IIS
2 32 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (4.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.73%) CMS
6 8 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.87%) SAS
8 5 (1.33%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.33%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.80%) DNN
10 3 (0.80%) Kentico
10 3 (0.80%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.53%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.53%) Drupal
11 2 (0.53%) WordPress
12 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.80%) Maya
3 3 (0.80%) 3ds Max
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) FastStats
5 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.53%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.13%) Firewall
3 6 (1.60%) DNS
4 2 (0.53%) SMS
4 2 (0.53%) SMTP
4 2 (0.53%) HTTP
4 2 (0.53%) SMPP
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (61.87%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (6.40%) MySQL
6 24 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.27%) Oracle Database
8 16 (4.27%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (2.13%) DTS
11 8 (2.13%) Big Data
12 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.60%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.33%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (13.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (7.47%) Subversion
3 23 (6.13%) NUnit
4 17 (4.53%) TeamCity
4 17 (4.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (4.27%) Log4Net
6 12 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (2.93%) Selenium
8 10 (2.67%) Toad
9 9 (2.40%) JIRA
10 8 (2.13%) ClearQuest
10 8 (2.13%) MSI
10 8 (2.13%) InstallShield
10 8 (2.13%) JMeter
10 8 (2.13%) NeoLoad
11 7 (1.87%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.87%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.60%) MbUnit
13 5 (1.33%) Git (software)
14 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (13.33%) Finance
2 16 (4.27%) Retail
3 14 (3.73%) Legal
4 12 (3.20%) Marketing
5 9 (2.40%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.60%) Banking
7 5 (1.33%) Publishing
7 5 (1.33%) Games
8 4 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.80%) Military
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 282 (75.20%) Developer
2 132 (35.20%) .NET Developer
3 108 (28.80%) C# Developer
4 82 (21.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (12.27%) Analyst
7 40 (10.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (9.60%) Senior Developer
9 31 (8.27%) Software Developer
10 17 (4.53%) Test Analyst
10 17 (4.53%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.27%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.27%) SQL Developer
11 16 (4.27%) SharePoint Developer
12 14 (3.73%) AWS Developer
13 12 (3.20%) Tester
14 11 (2.93%) C++ Developer
14 11 (2.93%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (2.93%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (2.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (82.67%) .NET
2 209 (55.73%) ASP.NET
3 174 (46.40%) HTML
4 172 (45.87%) CSS
5 100 (26.67%) jQuery
6 97 (25.87%) WCF
7 89 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (23.47%) .NET Framework
9 86 (22.93%) XML
10 73 (19.47%) Entity Framework
11 67 (17.87%) JSON
12 59 (15.73%) Web Services
13 42 (11.20%) LINQ
14 38 (10.13%) HTML5
15 35 (9.33%) WPF
16 32 (8.53%) CSS3
17 26 (6.93%) Ajax
18 23 (6.13%) SOAP
19 20 (5.33%) XSLT
19 20 (5.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.80%) Client/Server
2 18 (4.80%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.27%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.20%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.40%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (2.13%) CMDB
6 8 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.60%) Physics
7 6 (1.60%) Chemistry
8 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.07%) Photography
8 4 (1.07%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.80%) Replication
9 3 (0.80%) SCORM
9 3 (0.80%) Equities
9 3 (0.80%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.80%) Animation
9 3 (0.80%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 90 (24.00%) Windows
2 15 (4.00%) Linux
3 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.33%) Android
5 4 (1.07%) UNIX
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (37.07%) MVC
2 114 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (14.13%) Scrum
4 37 (9.87%) Web Development
5 35 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 28 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (7.20%) TDD
8 23 (6.13%) OO
8 23 (6.13%) Time Management
9 22 (5.87%) Kanban
10 21 (5.60%) Mentoring
11 20 (5.33%) SOA
11 20 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (5.07%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.80%) Logistics
14 16 (4.27%) UML
14 16 (4.27%) Active Record
15 14 (3.73%) CRM
16 12 (3.20%) ITIL
16 12 (3.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (74.40%) C#
2 243 (64.80%) SQL
3 175 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.67%) T-SQL
5 59 (15.73%) VB.NET
6 33 (8.80%) C++
7 31 (8.27%) Java
8 23 (6.13%) PHP
8 23 (6.13%) C
9 16 (4.27%) VB
10 14 (3.73%) VBA
11 13 (3.47%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.87%) R
14 5 (1.33%) VBScript
14 5 (1.33%) Python
14 5 (1.33%) VB6
15 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.80%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (8.00%) Degree
3 24 (6.40%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.87%) MCP
5 21 (5.60%) MCSD
6 13 (3.47%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.60%) PhD
9 5 (1.33%) ISEB
10 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.27%) MCPD
11 1 (0.27%) MCTS
11 1 (0.27%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.93%) QA
2 7 (1.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) HL7
3 2 (0.53%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.33%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 167 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 80 (21.33%) Oracle
3 10 (2.67%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.13%) SAP
5 4 (1.07%) Sybase
5 4 (1.07%) VMware
5 4 (1.07%) Telerik
5 4 (1.07%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.80%) Kenexa
6 3 (0.80%) IBM
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe
7 2 (0.53%) Citrix
7 2 (0.53%) Progress
7 2 (0.53%) Sage
7 2 (0.53%) Zend
7 2 (0.53%) Talend
8 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £23500 - £39500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 per annum
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Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 Dependant on experience +10% Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
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