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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 91 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 180 199 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.31% 3.41% 2.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.93% 16.35% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 171 172 164
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,173
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
1004 1217 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.48% 20.84% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1022 914
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol +12 47 £44,000 +25.71% 5
Somerset +20 39 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Dorset +20 33 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -13 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Devon +12 18 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Wiltshire -27 13 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 267 (74.17%) C#
2 244 (67.78%) .NET
3 223 (61.94%) Microsoft
4 180 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 176 (48.89%) SQL
6 170 (47.22%) ASP.NET
7 148 (41.11%) MVC
8 137 (38.06%) HTML
9 133 (36.94%) JavaScript
9 133 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (33.06%) CSS
11 115 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 100 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 90 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 83 (23.06%) MS Excel
15 78 (21.67%) jQuery
16 65 (18.06%) Windows
17 61 (16.94%) Web Services
18 58 (16.11%) OO
19 57 (15.83%) Web Development
19 57 (15.83%) Software Engineering
20 55 (15.28%) WCF
21 54 (15.00%) Scrum
21 54 (15.00%) Degree
21 54 (15.00%) T-SQL
22 50 (13.89%) HTML5
22 50 (13.89%) Entity Framework
22 50 (13.89%) Finance
23 46 (12.78%) Oracle
24 45 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 43 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.83%) CMS
3 20 (5.56%) Umbraco
4 18 (5.00%) IIS
5 16 (4.44%) Apache
6 13 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (3.06%) Drupal
9 8 (2.22%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.56%) SAS
12 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.28%) Moodle
13 1 (0.28%) Totara
13 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 83 (23.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.44%) MS Office
3 12 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.22%) Mingle
5 7 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.67%) 3ds Max
6 6 (1.67%) Maya
7 5 (1.39%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.39%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (6.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.22%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.56%) FastStats
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.61%) GitHub
3 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.94%) Trello
5 4 (1.11%) Basecamp
5 4 (1.11%) Dropbox
5 4 (1.11%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.11%) Office 365
6 3 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) IKE
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.00%) MySQL
6 18 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (3.06%) SSDT
9 10 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.67%) MS Access
13 6 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 115 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (11.39%) Subversion
3 20 (5.56%) Selenium
4 18 (5.00%) JIRA
5 14 (3.89%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 9 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.22%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.67%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (1.67%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.67%) NUnit
9 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.83%) Hudson
11 3 (0.83%) MSTest
11 3 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 50 (13.89%) Finance
2 41 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 37 (10.28%) Manufacturing
4 30 (8.33%) Marketing
5 25 (6.94%) Electronics
6 14 (3.89%) Automotive
6 14 (3.89%) Banking
7 8 (2.22%) Games
8 7 (1.94%) Advertising
8 7 (1.94%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.67%) Military
10 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 240 (66.67%) Developer
2 132 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 114 (31.67%) C# Developer
4 99 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (17.22%) Software Developer
6 55 (15.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 51 (14.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 36 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 32 (8.89%) C# Software Developer
10 32 (8.89%) SQL Developer
11 30 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
12 27 (7.50%) Web Developer
13 26 (7.22%) Team Leader
14 25 (6.94%) Software Engineer
15 24 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
16 19 (5.28%) Agile Developer
16 19 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
17 18 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
17 18 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (67.78%) .NET
2 170 (47.22%) ASP.NET
3 137 (38.06%) HTML
4 119 (33.06%) CSS
5 100 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 90 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 78 (21.67%) jQuery
8 61 (16.94%) Web Services
9 55 (15.28%) WCF
10 50 (13.89%) Entity Framework
10 50 (13.89%) HTML5
11 45 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 43 (11.94%) WPF
13 39 (10.83%) XML
14 37 (10.28%) SOAP
14 37 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (8.89%) WinForms
16 31 (8.61%) JSON
17 30 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.94%) Learning Management System
5 6 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (1.67%) Animation
5 6 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.67%) EPoS
5 6 (1.67%) SCORM
6 5 (1.39%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.83%) iPad
9 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.06%) Windows
2 15 (4.17%) Linux
3 13 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.50%) Unix
5 6 (1.67%) Android
6 4 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (41.11%) MVC
2 133 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.11%) OO
4 57 (15.83%) Software Engineering
4 57 (15.83%) Web Development
5 54 (15.00%) Scrum
6 45 (12.50%) TDD
7 43 (11.94%) OOD
7 43 (11.94%) OOP
8 40 (11.11%) SDLC
9 31 (8.61%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (7.78%) E-Commerce
11 23 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (6.11%) CRM
12 22 (6.11%) Digital Marketing
12 22 (6.11%) Programme Management
13 19 (5.28%) Automated Testing
13 19 (5.28%) BDD
14 17 (4.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 267 (74.17%) C#
2 176 (48.89%) SQL
3 133 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 54 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 42 (11.67%) PowerShell
6 38 (10.56%) C++
7 34 (9.44%) VB.NET
8 31 (8.61%) VB
9 20 (5.56%) C
10 18 (5.00%) PHP
11 14 (3.89%) VB6
11 14 (3.89%) VC++
12 13 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.06%) Java
14 10 (2.78%) C++/CLI
15 9 (2.50%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.83%) X++
17 2 (0.56%) Python
17 2 (0.56%) SAS Macro
18 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (15.00%) Degree
2 40 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.28%) MCSD
4 17 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.89%) ISEB
5 14 (3.89%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.78%) MCP
8 9 (2.50%) MCSA
9 8 (2.22%) MCPD
9 8 (2.22%) MCSE
9 8 (2.22%) MCTS
10 6 (1.67%) HND
10 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.11%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.39%) Docker
3 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.56%) Firmware
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 223 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.78%) Oracle
3 31 (8.61%) SAP
4 18 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 12 (3.33%) Adobe
6 9 (2.50%) RedGate
7 8 (2.22%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.67%) Cegedim Rx
8 6 (1.67%) Kenexa
9 5 (1.39%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.39%) Google
9 5 (1.39%) New Relic
9 5 (1.39%) Perforce
10 3 (0.83%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.56%) Citrix
11 2 (0.56%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.56%) i2
11 2 (0.56%) Informatica
11 2 (0.56%) Rally
11 2 (0.56%) VMware
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