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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 185 265 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 4.47% 3.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.15% 25.58% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 166 234 202
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1079 1036 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.05% 17.49% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 946 902 726
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,675 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Bristol -27 54 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Wiltshire +2 40 £35,000 - 4
Dorset 0 35 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Gloucestershire -15 31 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Somerset -21 22 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Devon -22 1 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 322 (84.74%) .NET
2 301 (79.21%) C#
3 244 (64.21%) ASP.NET
4 231 (60.79%) SQL Server
5 222 (58.42%) HTML
6 216 (56.84%) JavaScript
7 200 (52.63%) SQL
8 198 (52.11%) CSS
9 157 (41.32%) MVC
10 146 (38.42%) Microsoft
11 145 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (33.95%) XML
13 118 (31.05%) jQuery
14 92 (24.21%) .NET Framework
15 91 (23.95%) WCF
16 86 (22.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 82 (21.58%) HTML5
18 70 (18.42%) JSON
19 67 (17.63%) Scrum
19 67 (17.63%) MS Excel
20 66 (17.37%) CSS3
21 63 (16.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 63 (16.58%) T-SQL
21 63 (16.58%) VB.NET
21 63 (16.58%) SQL Server 2008
22 61 (16.05%) Web Services
23 59 (15.53%) Windows
24 56 (14.74%) SharePoint
25 53 (13.95%) Oracle
26 51 (13.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.68%) SharePoint 2010
3 31 (8.16%) CMS
4 19 (5.00%) IIS
5 18 (4.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (3.16%) Umbraco
8 11 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 67 (17.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.42%) Photoshop
3 12 (3.16%) MS Office
4 6 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.79%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.79%) Maya
6 3 (0.79%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.26%) InDesign
7 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) FastStats
7 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) GitHub
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.32%) Firewall
2 4 (1.05%) HTTP
2 4 (1.05%) Intranet
3 3 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) SMPP
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (60.79%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (13.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (6.84%) MySQL
6 23 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.53%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.16%) MS Access
12 11 (2.89%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.58%) QlikView
14 6 (1.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.32%) DB2
16 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (12.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (2.63%) NUnit
6 9 (2.37%) Subversion
7 7 (1.84%) Moq
8 6 (1.58%) Selenium
9 5 (1.32%) ClearQuest
9 5 (1.32%) MSI
9 5 (1.32%) InstallShield
10 4 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.53%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.53%) Maven
12 2 (0.53%) JIRA
12 2 (0.53%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.53%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (9.21%) Finance
2 15 (3.95%) Retail
3 13 (3.42%) Games
4 12 (3.16%) Legal
5 11 (2.89%) Advertising
6 10 (2.63%) Marketing
7 8 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.11%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.32%) Automotive
9 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.79%) Publishing
10 3 (0.79%) Military
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (85.00%) Developer
2 133 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 101 (26.58%) C# Developer
4 61 (16.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (14.21%) Senior Developer
6 44 (11.58%) SharePoint Developer
7 38 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (9.47%) Software Developer
9 29 (7.63%) Web Developer
10 27 (7.11%) SQL Developer
11 26 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (5.53%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.53%) Analyst
13 19 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
15 14 (3.68%) Senior Web Developer
16 12 (3.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 11 (2.89%) Applications Developer
18 10 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (84.74%) .NET
2 244 (64.21%) ASP.NET
3 222 (58.42%) HTML
4 198 (52.11%) CSS
5 129 (33.95%) XML
6 118 (31.05%) jQuery
7 92 (24.21%) .NET Framework
8 91 (23.95%) WCF
9 86 (22.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 82 (21.58%) HTML5
11 70 (18.42%) JSON
12 66 (17.37%) CSS3
13 63 (16.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 61 (16.05%) Web Services
15 47 (12.37%) SOAP
15 47 (12.37%) LINQ
16 36 (9.47%) XSLT
17 29 (7.63%) WPF
18 28 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 27 (7.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.95%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.37%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.84%) Physics
8 6 (1.58%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.32%) User Experience
9 5 (1.32%) CMDB
9 5 (1.32%) Copywriting
10 4 (1.05%) iPhone
10 4 (1.05%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.05%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.79%) SCORM
11 3 (0.79%) GIS
11 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.79%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.53%) Windows
2 9 (2.37%) Android
3 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.32%) Linux
4 4 (1.05%) Windows 8
4 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (41.32%) MVC
2 145 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (17.63%) Scrum
4 40 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 39 (10.26%) TDD
6 38 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 36 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (8.42%) Web Development
9 23 (6.05%) Kanban
10 22 (5.79%) OO
11 21 (5.53%) Mentoring
12 20 (5.26%) CRM
13 19 (5.00%) Project Management
13 19 (5.00%) Logistics
13 19 (5.00%) Content Management
14 18 (4.74%) Time Management
15 15 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.95%) OOP
16 14 (3.68%) ITIL
17 11 (2.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 301 (79.21%) C#
2 216 (56.84%) JavaScript
3 200 (52.63%) SQL
4 63 (16.58%) T-SQL
4 63 (16.58%) VB.NET
5 29 (7.63%) C++
6 27 (7.11%) VB
7 21 (5.53%) Java
8 17 (4.47%) C
9 15 (3.95%) PHP
9 15 (3.95%) VBA
10 11 (2.89%) VB6
11 10 (2.63%) VBScript
12 9 (2.37%) Python
13 8 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.58%) Ruby
15 4 (1.05%) Lisp
16 3 (0.79%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (7.63%) Degree
2 26 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.89%) MCP
5 10 (2.63%) MCSD
6 9 (2.37%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.58%) ISEB
8 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.05%) PhD
9 4 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 146 (38.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.95%) Oracle
3 18 (4.74%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.58%) SAP
5 5 (1.32%) Telerik
6 4 (1.05%) Adobe
7 3 (0.79%) Kenexa
8 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.53%) Sage
9 1 (0.26%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.26%) ESRI
9 1 (0.26%) VMware
9 1 (0.26%) Intel
9 1 (0.26%) Sybase
9 1 (0.26%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Ektron
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