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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 81 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 185 176 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.47% 3.01% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.00% 15.97% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 172 164 171
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1028 1102 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.27% 18.86% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 900 949 913
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +12 41 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Bristol -6 40 £42,500 +17.24% 11
Dorset +21 37 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Somerset +16 37 £38,000 +11.76% 5
Wiltshire -17 17 £35,000 - 4
Devon +11 9 £32,500 -19.75% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 307 (79.74%) C#
2 292 (75.84%) .NET
3 227 (58.96%) SQL Server
4 219 (56.88%) SQL
5 215 (55.84%) Microsoft
6 209 (54.29%) ASP.NET
7 188 (48.83%) MVC
8 163 (42.34%) JavaScript
9 137 (35.58%) HTML
10 131 (34.03%) .NET Framework
11 128 (33.25%) CSS
12 127 (32.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 115 (29.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 112 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
15 94 (24.42%) jQuery
16 87 (22.60%) Entity Framework
17 77 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 75 (19.48%) Windows
19 71 (18.44%) Web Services
19 71 (18.44%) Web Development
20 70 (18.18%) T-SQL
20 70 (18.18%) VB.NET
21 64 (16.62%) Finance
22 63 (16.36%) Degree
23 62 (16.10%) Software Engineering
24 61 (15.84%) WCF
25 54 (14.03%) Telecoms
26 52 (13.51%) Oracle
26 52 (13.51%) XML
27 51 (13.25%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 34 (8.83%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.45%) Apache
2 21 (5.45%) IIS
3 16 (4.16%) CMS
3 16 (4.16%) Drupal
4 11 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.08%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.82%) Node.js
7 5 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.52%) SAS
9 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.08%) Mingle
4 7 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.56%) 3ds Max
5 6 (1.56%) Maya
5 6 (1.56%) MS Office
6 5 (1.30%) Fireworks
6 5 (1.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (3.90%) SAP Business One
3 9 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.52%) FastStats
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.56%) SaaS
3 5 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.04%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.78%) Intranet
3 2 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (58.96%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (5.19%) SSDT
6 17 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (3.90%) MySQL
7 15 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (3.38%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.30%) MS Access
12 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.30%) QlikView
12 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 115 (29.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (9.87%) Subversion
3 17 (4.42%) JIRA
4 8 (2.08%) Selenium
4 8 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (1.56%) NUnit
7 5 (1.30%) FinalBuilder
7 5 (1.30%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.30%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.78%) JMeter
8 3 (0.78%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
General
1 64 (16.62%) Finance
2 54 (14.03%) Telecoms
3 34 (8.83%) Manufacturing
4 29 (7.53%) Marketing
5 27 (7.01%) Automotive
6 26 (6.75%) Banking
7 25 (6.49%) Electronics
8 12 (3.12%) Publishing
9 10 (2.60%) Games
10 8 (2.08%) Advertising
10 8 (2.08%) Military
11 7 (1.82%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 293 (76.10%) Developer
2 132 (34.29%) .NET Developer
3 125 (32.47%) C# Developer
4 92 (23.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (17.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 64 (16.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (14.55%) Software Developer
8 51 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 51 (13.25%) SQL Developer
9 43 (11.17%) Web Developer
10 35 (9.09%) Senior Developer
11 28 (7.27%) Software Engineer
12 23 (5.97%) .NET Web Developer
12 23 (5.97%) C# Web Developer
12 23 (5.97%) Team Leader
13 22 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (4.94%) Analyst
14 19 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (4.42%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (75.84%) .NET
2 209 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 137 (35.58%) HTML
4 131 (34.03%) .NET Framework
5 128 (33.25%) CSS
6 127 (32.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 94 (24.42%) jQuery
8 87 (22.60%) Entity Framework
9 71 (18.44%) Web Services
10 61 (15.84%) WCF
11 52 (13.51%) XML
12 43 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (11.17%) HTML5
13 41 (10.65%) SOAP
14 38 (9.87%) AngularJS
15 37 (9.61%) REST
16 33 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (8.31%) JSON
18 31 (8.05%) WPF
19 30 (7.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.60%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.08%) EPoS
4 8 (2.08%) Replication
5 7 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.82%) Learning Management System
6 6 (1.56%) Animation
6 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.56%) SCORM
7 5 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.78%) iPad
10 2 (0.52%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.48%) Windows
2 20 (5.19%) Linux
3 13 (3.38%) Apple iOS
3 13 (3.38%) Unix
3 13 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.56%) Android
5 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.78%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (48.83%) MVC
2 112 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (18.44%) Web Development
4 62 (16.10%) Software Engineering
5 51 (13.25%) OO
6 47 (12.21%) Scrum
7 39 (10.13%) TDD
8 37 (9.61%) OOD
9 33 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 32 (8.31%) OOP
10 32 (8.31%) SDLC
11 31 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (5.97%) Programme Management
13 18 (4.68%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.42%) BDD
14 17 (4.42%) SOA
15 16 (4.16%) Front End Development
16 15 (3.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 307 (79.74%) C#
2 219 (56.88%) SQL
3 163 (42.34%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 70 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 48 (12.47%) VB
6 41 (10.65%) C++
7 28 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 28 (7.27%) VB6
8 24 (6.23%) Java
9 22 (5.71%) PHP
10 20 (5.19%) VC++
11 16 (4.16%) C
11 16 (4.16%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.12%) VBScript
13 9 (2.34%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.30%) C++/CLI
14 5 (1.30%) Python
15 2 (0.52%) Perl
15 2 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (16.36%) Degree
2 37 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.68%) MCSD
5 15 (3.90%) MCPD
5 15 (3.90%) MCTS
6 12 (3.12%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.86%) MCSE
8 10 (2.60%) ISEB
9 9 (2.34%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.26%) HND
12 1 (0.26%) MCP
12 1 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Docker
1 2 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Control-M
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 215 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.51%) Oracle
3 40 (10.39%) SAP
4 12 (3.12%) Adobe
5 11 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.56%) Cegedim Rx
6 6 (1.56%) Kenexa
7 5 (1.30%) Informatica
7 5 (1.30%) Perforce
7 5 (1.30%) Splunk
8 3 (0.78%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.52%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.52%) Citrix
9 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.52%) i2
9 2 (0.52%) New Relic
9 2 (0.52%) Rally
9 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.52%) Sybase
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Salary: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cullompton, Devon
BDS Solutions
Salary: Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Merkle DBG
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40400 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension etc.
Posted: 8 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Salary: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheltenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension etc.
Posted: 25 days ago