The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 84 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 179 206 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 3.93% 4.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.92% 24.94% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 164 185 223
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1058 826 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 15.77% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 922 724 863
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 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
Wiltshire +18 48 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Dorset +1 43 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Gloucestershire -12 43 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Bristol -30 33 £36,750 -2.00% 8
Devon -6 8 £27,500 -14.06% 1
Somerset -40 4 £32,000 +1.99% 3
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 302 (81.62%) .NET
2 273 (73.78%) C#
3 207 (55.95%) ASP.NET
4 201 (54.32%) SQL
5 189 (51.08%) JavaScript
6 182 (49.19%) HTML
7 171 (46.22%) SQL Server
8 154 (41.62%) CSS
9 124 (33.51%) jQuery
10 113 (30.54%) Microsoft
11 82 (22.16%) C++
11 82 (22.16%) XML
11 82 (22.16%) OO
12 76 (20.54%) MVC
13 74 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 72 (19.46%) Software Engineering
15 71 (19.19%) Web Services
16 70 (18.92%) Windows
17 67 (18.11%) MS Excel
18 63 (17.03%) T-SQL
19 59 (15.95%) VB
19 59 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (15.68%) SharePoint
21 54 (14.59%) WPF
22 53 (14.32%) .NET Framework
23 51 (13.78%) SOAP
24 48 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
25 47 (12.70%) Degree
26 46 (12.43%) WCF
27 45 (12.16%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 58 (15.68%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (4.32%) CMS
5 13 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.24%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.24%) IIS
7 8 (2.16%) Immediacy CMS
8 6 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.35%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.54%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 67 (18.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.35%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.81%) MS Office
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.86%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.70%) Intranet
3 5 (1.35%) SNMP
4 3 (0.81%) HTTP
4 3 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) Wireless
4 3 (0.81%) LTE
4 3 (0.81%) 4G
5 2 (0.54%) SMS
5 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (46.22%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.22%) MySQL
4 22 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (5.14%) Crystal Reports
6 17 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.59%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.35%) Informix
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.08%) MS Access
11 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 30 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.24%) Subversion
3 10 (2.70%) GCC
4 9 (2.43%) Selenium
5 8 (2.16%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.89%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.62%) MbUnit
8 5 (1.35%) FogBugz
9 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.54%) Aptana Studio
11 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.27%) Toad
12 1 (0.27%) CodeWarrior
12 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (10.00%) Finance
2 33 (8.92%) Marketing
3 12 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.97%) Advertising
5 8 (2.16%) Electronics
5 8 (2.16%) Games
6 7 (1.89%) Banking
7 5 (1.35%) Legal
7 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.35%) Retail
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 296 (80.00%) Developer
2 127 (34.32%) .NET Developer
3 91 (24.59%) C# Developer
4 66 (17.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (14.32%) Software Developer
6 47 (12.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (12.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (11.35%) Web Developer
9 41 (11.08%) Senior Developer
10 36 (9.73%) SharePoint Developer
11 35 (9.46%) Software Engineer
12 27 (7.30%) SQL Developer
13 17 (4.59%) Junior
13 17 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (4.59%) .NET Software Developer
13 17 (4.59%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (4.32%) Senior C# Developer
15 12 (3.24%) Applications Developer
15 12 (3.24%) Junior Developer
15 12 (3.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (81.62%) .NET
2 207 (55.95%) ASP.NET
3 182 (49.19%) HTML
4 154 (41.62%) CSS
5 124 (33.51%) jQuery
6 82 (22.16%) XML
7 71 (19.19%) Web Services
8 54 (14.59%) WPF
9 53 (14.32%) .NET Framework
10 51 (13.78%) SOAP
11 48 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (12.43%) WCF
13 44 (11.89%) JSON
14 43 (11.62%) HTML5
15 31 (8.38%) CSS3
16 27 (7.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 26 (7.03%) COM
17 26 (7.03%) REST
18 24 (6.49%) LINQ
19 19 (5.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.14%) N-Tier
2 19 (5.14%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.43%) CCTV
5 6 (1.62%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.62%) Device Driver
6 5 (1.35%) Replication
6 5 (1.35%) Open Source
7 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.81%) DTV
7 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.54%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.27%) W3C
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.92%) Windows
2 45 (12.16%) Linux
3 19 (5.14%) Windows CE
4 12 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.62%) UNIX
6 5 (1.35%) AIX
7 4 (1.08%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.54%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.16%) OO
2 76 (20.54%) MVC
3 72 (19.46%) Software Engineering
4 59 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (9.19%) OOD
6 33 (8.92%) Unit Testing
7 27 (7.30%) Web Development
8 24 (6.49%) TDD
9 22 (5.95%) SOA
10 21 (5.68%) Scrum
10 21 (5.68%) Waterfall
11 19 (5.14%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.86%) UML
13 16 (4.32%) OOP
14 15 (4.05%) V-Model
15 14 (3.78%) Time Management
15 14 (3.78%) Content Management
16 13 (3.51%) Product Marketing
17 12 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (3.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 273 (73.78%) C#
2 201 (54.32%) SQL
3 189 (51.08%) JavaScript
4 82 (22.16%) C++
5 74 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 63 (17.03%) T-SQL
7 59 (15.95%) VB
8 37 (10.00%) Java
9 26 (7.03%) PHP
10 22 (5.95%) VB6
11 16 (4.32%) C
12 15 (4.05%) PL/SQL
13 14 (3.78%) VBScript
14 10 (2.70%) VC++
15 4 (1.08%) XAML
15 4 (1.08%) VBA
16 3 (0.81%) Python
17 2 (0.54%) ActionScript 3.0
17 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 47 (12.70%) Degree
2 18 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.70%) MCPD
3 10 (2.70%) MCTS
4 2 (0.54%) MBA
4 2 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) MCP
5 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.22%) QA
2 10 (2.70%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) TickIT
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 113 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.08%) Oracle
3 10 (2.70%) Embarcadero
3 10 (2.70%) Borland
4 5 (1.35%) SAP
4 5 (1.35%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.08%) Trapeze
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe
7 2 (0.54%) Ektron
7 2 (0.54%) Intel
8 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.27%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) Sage
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Dorset
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Computer Futures
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Posted: Yesterday
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Chippenham
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + BENEFITS
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