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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / South West
Rank 116 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 133 202 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 3.48% 3.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.62% 18.43% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 125 185 174
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1145 1096 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.77% 18.89% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 952 945 981
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +4 42 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Somerset -12 39 £38,000 +1.33% 5
Gloucestershire +5 29 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Dorset -6 10 £33,750 -0.73% 2
Devon +8 9 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Wiltshire -26 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 219 (74.74%) C#
2 190 (64.85%) .NET
3 150 (51.19%) SQL Server
4 134 (45.73%) ASP.NET
5 130 (44.37%) JavaScript
6 123 (41.98%) HTML
6 123 (41.98%) Microsoft
7 118 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (34.81%) CSS
9 97 (33.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 93 (31.74%) SQL
11 90 (30.72%) MVC
12 80 (27.30%) jQuery
13 71 (24.23%) HTML5
14 66 (22.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 65 (22.18%) Windows
16 56 (19.11%) Web Development
17 55 (18.77%) Scrum
18 54 (18.43%) Software Engineering
19 49 (16.72%) .NET Framework
20 48 (16.38%) TDD
21 45 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
21 45 (15.36%) CSS3
22 44 (15.02%) ASP.NET Web API
23 42 (14.33%) JSON
23 42 (14.33%) Entity Framework
23 42 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
24 41 (13.99%) MS Excel
25 36 (12.29%) IIS
25 36 (12.29%) Git (software)

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 36 (12.29%) IIS
2 25 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.48%) CMS
4 11 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.41%) Apache
5 10 (3.41%) Jetty
5 10 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.73%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.05%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.34%) FileNet
9 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.17%) MS Office
3 10 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (2.73%) 3ds Max
5 8 (2.73%) Maya
6 4 (1.37%) Mingle
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Line 500
3 2 (0.68%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.05%) GitHub
4 5 (1.71%) Dropbox
5 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.68%) G Suite
6 2 (0.68%) Slack
6 2 (0.68%) Trello
6 2 (0.68%) Zapier
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.75%) Ethernet
2 8 (2.73%) RS-232
3 7 (2.39%) Intranet
4 6 (2.05%) Skype
5 4 (1.37%) Extranet
6 3 (1.02%) Internet
6 3 (1.02%) NFC
7 2 (0.68%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.68%) LAN
7 2 (0.68%) WAN
8 1 (0.34%) DNS
8 1 (0.34%) RS-485
8 1 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (51.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 28 (9.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.39%) Big Data
8 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.05%) Power BI
10 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.02%) MySQL
12 3 (1.02%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 97 (33.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (12.29%) Git (software)
3 34 (11.60%) Subversion
3 34 (11.60%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (5.46%) Selenium
5 15 (5.12%) Eclipse
6 13 (4.44%) JIRA
7 11 (3.75%) SpecFlow
8 10 (3.41%) NCover
8 10 (3.41%) NUnit
9 5 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.71%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.37%) GCC
10 4 (1.37%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.37%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.02%) NCrunch
11 3 (1.02%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (6.48%) Games
2 16 (5.46%) Finance
3 11 (3.75%) Electronics
3 11 (3.75%) Marketing
4 9 (3.07%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.39%) Military
5 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.05%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 182 (62.12%) Developer
2 107 (36.52%) .NET Developer
3 74 (25.26%) C# Developer
4 59 (20.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 57 (19.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (15.02%) Software Developer
7 39 (13.31%) Web Developer
8 35 (11.95%) Software Engineer
9 33 (11.26%) Analyst
10 31 (10.58%) .NET Software Developer
10 31 (10.58%) .NET Web Developer
10 31 (10.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (9.90%) C# Software Developer
12 22 (7.51%) Senior Developer
13 21 (7.17%) C# Web Developer
14 19 (6.48%) Support Analyst
15 16 (5.46%) IT Analyst
16 15 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
16 15 (5.12%) SQL Developer
17 12 (4.10%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (64.85%) .NET
2 134 (45.73%) ASP.NET
3 123 (41.98%) HTML
4 102 (34.81%) CSS
5 80 (27.30%) jQuery
6 71 (24.23%) HTML5
7 66 (22.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (16.72%) .NET Framework
9 45 (15.36%) CSS3
10 44 (15.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (14.33%) Entity Framework
11 42 (14.33%) JSON
12 35 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 30 (10.24%) AngularJS
14 28 (9.56%) Ajax
15 22 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (6.83%) Razor View Engine
17 19 (6.48%) ADO.NET
18 18 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 17 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.41%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.73%) Animation
4 8 (2.73%) Learning Management System
4 8 (2.73%) SCORM
5 7 (2.39%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.39%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.37%) EPoS
7 4 (1.37%) User Experience
8 3 (1.02%) Social Network
9 2 (0.68%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) iPhone
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.18%) Windows
2 29 (9.90%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.12%) Linux
3 15 (5.12%) Windows 8
3 15 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (5.12%) Windows XP
4 13 (4.44%) Android
5 11 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.41%) CentOS
7 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Unix
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (30.72%) MVC
3 56 (19.11%) Web Development
4 55 (18.77%) Scrum
5 54 (18.43%) Software Engineering
6 48 (16.38%) TDD
7 42 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (11.26%) Unit Testing
9 28 (9.56%) SDLC
10 26 (8.87%) ITIL
10 26 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 26 (8.87%) OO
11 23 (7.85%) CRM
12 19 (6.48%) DevOps
12 19 (6.48%) Performance Analysis
13 17 (5.80%) Automated Testing
13 17 (5.80%) Software Delivery
14 16 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.12%) OOP
15 15 (5.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (74.74%) C#
2 130 (44.37%) JavaScript
3 93 (31.74%) SQL
4 31 (10.58%) C
4 31 (10.58%) VB
5 29 (9.90%) Java
6 27 (9.22%) VB.NET
7 26 (8.87%) C++
8 24 (8.19%) PowerShell
9 20 (6.83%) VBScript
10 15 (5.12%) PHP
10 15 (5.12%) VBA
11 13 (4.44%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.41%) Apex Code
12 10 (3.41%) Python
13 9 (3.07%) SOQL
14 8 (2.73%) VC++
15 3 (1.02%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.02%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.02%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 24 (8.19%) Degree
2 22 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.78%) ISEB
5 13 (4.44%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) cPanel
1 3 (1.02%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 123 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.41%) Red Hat
2 10 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.07%) Adobe
3 9 (3.07%) Oracle
4 8 (2.73%) Kenexa
4 8 (2.73%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.05%) Veeam
5 6 (2.05%) VMware
6 4 (1.37%) Citrix
6 4 (1.37%) SAP
7 2 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.68%) Google
7 2 (0.68%) HP
7 2 (0.68%) Sage
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) Tableau
8 1 (0.34%) Talend
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