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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 74 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 204 187 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.90% 3.14% 3.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.28% 16.32% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 193 169 181
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1006 1146 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.23% 19.26% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 881 972 920
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 51 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Dorset +28 43 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Gloucestershire +13 41 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Somerset +17 35 £40,000 +17.64% 8
Devon +17 20 £32,500 -19.75% 2
Wiltshire -28 11 £35,000 - 5
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 300 (78.74%) C#
2 277 (72.70%) .NET
3 232 (60.89%) Microsoft
4 211 (55.38%) SQL
5 208 (54.59%) SQL Server
6 194 (50.92%) ASP.NET
7 170 (44.62%) MVC
8 148 (38.85%) JavaScript
9 139 (36.48%) HTML
10 130 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
11 123 (32.28%) CSS
11 123 (32.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 118 (30.97%) .NET Framework
13 117 (30.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 89 (23.36%) jQuery
15 83 (21.78%) MS Excel
16 75 (19.69%) Windows
17 74 (19.42%) Web Services
18 71 (18.64%) Entity Framework
19 68 (17.85%) Web Development
20 67 (17.59%) T-SQL
21 63 (16.54%) Software Engineering
22 60 (15.75%) Degree
22 60 (15.75%) Finance
23 58 (15.22%) WCF
24 56 (14.70%) OO
25 53 (13.91%) VB.NET
26 52 (13.65%) Oracle
27 51 (13.39%) Scrum
28 50 (13.12%) 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 39 (10.24%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.04%) CMS
3 19 (4.99%) IIS
4 16 (4.20%) Apache
5 14 (3.67%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.15%) Drupal
6 12 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.84%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.52%) SAS
11 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.26%) Moodle
12 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.26%) Totara
12 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.62%) MS Office
4 8 (2.10%) Mingle
5 7 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.57%) 3ds Max
6 6 (1.57%) Maya
7 5 (1.31%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.31%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (6.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (3.15%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.52%) FastStats
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.57%) GitHub
4 4 (1.05%) Office 365
4 4 (1.05%) SaaS
5 3 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.79%) Intranet
3 2 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) IKE
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (54.59%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (4.99%) MySQL
6 19 (4.99%) Oracle Database
7 17 (4.46%) SSDT
8 13 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (2.89%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.10%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.57%) MS Access
14 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 123 (32.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (10.24%) Subversion
3 20 (5.25%) JIRA
4 15 (3.94%) Selenium
5 11 (2.89%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.62%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.36%) SoapUI
7 9 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.57%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (1.57%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.57%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.31%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.31%) NUnit
9 5 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.31%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.52%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 60 (15.75%) Finance
2 47 (12.34%) Telecoms
3 35 (9.19%) Manufacturing
4 31 (8.14%) Marketing
5 25 (6.56%) Electronics
6 23 (6.04%) Banking
7 21 (5.51%) Automotive
8 10 (2.62%) Games
9 7 (1.84%) Advertising
9 7 (1.84%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.84%) Publishing
10 6 (1.57%) Military
11 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 270 (70.87%) Developer
2 133 (34.91%) .NET Developer
3 126 (33.07%) C# Developer
4 99 (25.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (17.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 61 (16.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 61 (16.01%) Software Developer
7 48 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 40 (10.50%) SQL Developer
9 36 (9.45%) Web Developer
10 31 (8.14%) Senior Developer
11 29 (7.61%) Software Engineer
12 26 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (6.56%) Team Leader
14 24 (6.30%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (5.51%) .NET Web Developer
15 21 (5.51%) C# Web Developer
16 20 (5.25%) Senior .NET Developer
17 17 (4.46%) Agile Developer
17 17 (4.46%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (72.70%) .NET
2 194 (50.92%) ASP.NET
3 139 (36.48%) HTML
4 123 (32.28%) CSS
5 118 (30.97%) .NET Framework
6 117 (30.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 89 (23.36%) jQuery
8 74 (19.42%) Web Services
9 71 (18.64%) Entity Framework
10 58 (15.22%) WCF
11 45 (11.81%) HTML5
12 43 (11.29%) AngularJS
12 43 (11.29%) SOAP
13 42 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (10.50%) WPF
15 39 (10.24%) REST
15 39 (10.24%) XML
16 36 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (8.66%) WinForms
18 31 (8.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.62%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (2.10%) Learning Management System
5 7 (1.84%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (1.57%) Animation
6 6 (1.57%) EPoS
6 6 (1.57%) SCORM
7 5 (1.31%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.05%) Replication
9 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.79%) iPad
9 3 (0.79%) User Experience
10 2 (0.52%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.69%) Windows
2 17 (4.46%) Linux
3 13 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.36%) Unix
4 9 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.57%) Android
6 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (44.62%) MVC
2 130 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.85%) Web Development
4 63 (16.54%) Software Engineering
5 56 (14.70%) OO
6 51 (13.39%) Scrum
7 43 (11.29%) OOD
7 43 (11.29%) TDD
8 39 (10.24%) OOP
9 37 (9.71%) SDLC
10 33 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (8.66%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (6.04%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (6.04%) E-Commerce
12 23 (6.04%) Programme Management
13 21 (5.51%) SOA
14 20 (5.25%) BDD
15 19 (4.99%) CRM
16 17 (4.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 300 (78.74%) C#
2 211 (55.38%) SQL
3 148 (38.85%) JavaScript
4 67 (17.59%) T-SQL
5 53 (13.91%) VB.NET
6 39 (10.24%) C++
7 36 (9.45%) VB
8 35 (9.19%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.72%) PHP
9 18 (4.72%) VB6
9 18 (4.72%) VC++
10 17 (4.46%) C
10 17 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.67%) Java
12 9 (2.36%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.84%) C++/CLI
14 3 (0.79%) X++
15 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.52%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (15.75%) Degree
2 40 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.72%) MCSD
5 13 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.15%) MCPD
6 12 (3.15%) MCTS
7 11 (2.89%) ISEB
8 10 (2.62%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.10%) MCSE
10 7 (1.84%) MCP
11 6 (1.57%) HND
11 6 (1.57%) MCSA
11 6 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.31%) Docker
3 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.52%) Firmware
4 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Control-M
1 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 232 (60.89%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.65%) Oracle
3 37 (9.71%) SAP
4 17 (4.46%) Sitecore
5 12 (3.15%) Adobe
6 6 (1.57%) Cegedim Rx
6 6 (1.57%) Informatica
6 6 (1.57%) Kenexa
6 6 (1.57%) RedGate
7 5 (1.31%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.31%) New Relic
7 5 (1.31%) Perforce
7 5 (1.31%) Splunk
7 5 (1.31%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.79%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.52%) Citrix
9 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.52%) Rally
9 2 (0.52%) VMware
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