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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 88 84 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 177 184 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 3.02% 4.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.11% 17.61% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 164 174 228
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1099 1045 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.83% 17.15% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 948 928 716
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +5 53 £36,250 -3.33% 10
Wiltshire +18 45 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Dorset -18 29 £40,000 +8.84% 6
Gloucestershire -2 28 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Somerset +17 13 £34,000 -7.48% 6
Devon -8 2 £40,500 +37.28% 1
Avon - 1 £36,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 281 (76.99%) .NET
2 258 (70.68%) C#
3 225 (61.64%) SQL
4 209 (57.26%) SQL Server
5 184 (50.41%) ASP.NET
6 160 (43.84%) Microsoft
7 151 (41.37%) HTML
8 148 (40.55%) JavaScript
9 142 (38.90%) CSS
10 130 (35.62%) MVC
11 109 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
11 109 (29.86%) Windows
12 92 (25.21%) jQuery
13 89 (24.38%) .NET Framework
14 86 (23.56%) Oracle
15 79 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (21.37%) WCF
17 70 (19.18%) Entity Framework
18 65 (17.81%) T-SQL
19 64 (17.53%) IIS
20 60 (16.44%) XML
20 60 (16.44%) JSON
21 55 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
21 55 (15.07%) Web Services
22 46 (12.60%) SQL Server 2008
23 41 (11.23%) HTML5
23 41 (11.23%) SDLC
24 40 (10.96%) VB.NET
24 40 (10.96%) Scrum
25 39 (10.68%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 64 (17.53%) IIS
2 39 (10.68%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (3.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.01%) CMS
6 8 (2.19%) SAS
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.82%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.82%) Kentico
8 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.82%) DNN
8 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.55%) Drupal
9 2 (0.55%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.10%) Maya
3 4 (1.10%) 3ds Max
3 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) SPSS
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.55%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Route 53
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.19%) Firewall
3 7 (1.92%) DNS
4 6 (1.64%) SMS
4 6 (1.64%) SMTP
4 6 (1.64%) SMPP
5 1 (0.27%) DHCP
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (57.26%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.75%) Oracle Database
7 20 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (3.56%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.01%) MySQL
11 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.19%) DTS
12 8 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.19%) Big Data
13 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.37%) Sqoop
14 5 (1.37%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.37%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (7.40%) Subversion
3 20 (5.48%) NUnit
4 17 (4.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (4.38%) Log4Net
5 16 (4.38%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.56%) Selenium
7 12 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (3.29%) Toad
8 11 (3.01%) NeoLoad
8 11 (3.01%) JMeter
9 9 (2.47%) JIRA
10 8 (2.19%) ClearQuest
10 8 (2.19%) MSI
10 8 (2.19%) InstallShield
10 8 (2.19%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.92%) MbUnit
12 5 (1.37%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.82%) Selenium IDE
General
1 39 (10.68%) Finance
2 10 (2.74%) Multimedia
3 9 (2.47%) Marketing
4 6 (1.64%) Games
4 6 (1.64%) Legal
4 6 (1.64%) Banking
4 6 (1.64%) Retail
5 5 (1.37%) Publishing
6 4 (1.10%) Military
6 4 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 259 (70.96%) Developer
2 116 (31.78%) .NET Developer
3 104 (28.49%) C# Developer
4 79 (21.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (15.62%) Analyst
6 56 (15.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (10.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (9.86%) Senior Developer
9 30 (8.22%) Test Analyst
10 28 (7.67%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (4.38%) SQL Developer
13 14 (3.84%) Tester
13 14 (3.84%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.84%) Web Developer
14 13 (3.56%) Software Test Analyst
14 13 (3.56%) SharePoint Developer
15 10 (2.74%) C++ Developer
15 10 (2.74%) AWS Developer
16 9 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (76.99%) .NET
2 184 (50.41%) ASP.NET
3 151 (41.37%) HTML
4 142 (38.90%) CSS
5 92 (25.21%) jQuery
6 89 (24.38%) .NET Framework
7 79 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (21.37%) WCF
9 70 (19.18%) Entity Framework
10 60 (16.44%) XML
10 60 (16.44%) JSON
11 55 (15.07%) Web Services
12 41 (11.23%) HTML5
13 39 (10.68%) LINQ
13 39 (10.68%) WPF
14 28 (7.67%) CSS3
15 25 (6.85%) WinForms
15 25 (6.85%) SOAP
16 23 (6.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (4.66%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.11%) Mathematics
2 15 (4.11%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.47%) Visualisation
3 9 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (2.19%) CMDB
5 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.10%) SCORM
7 4 (1.10%) Replication
7 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.10%) Physics
7 4 (1.10%) Chemistry
7 4 (1.10%) Animation
7 4 (1.10%) Photography
7 4 (1.10%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.10%) User Experience
8 3 (0.82%) Statistics
8 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 109 (29.86%) Windows
2 17 (4.66%) Linux
3 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.92%) Android
5 6 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.37%) Windows CE
7 4 (1.10%) UNIX
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.62%) MVC
2 109 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (11.23%) SDLC
4 40 (10.96%) Scrum
5 32 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 28 (7.67%) Web Development
7 26 (7.12%) TDD
8 25 (6.85%) OO
8 25 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 23 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (6.03%) Time Management
11 21 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.48%) Performance Testing
13 19 (5.21%) Kanban
13 19 (5.21%) SOA
14 18 (4.93%) Software Testing
14 18 (4.93%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.38%) Active Record
16 13 (3.56%) UML
17 12 (3.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 258 (70.68%) C#
2 225 (61.64%) SQL
3 148 (40.55%) JavaScript
4 65 (17.81%) T-SQL
5 40 (10.96%) VB.NET
6 36 (9.86%) Java
6 36 (9.86%) C++
7 30 (8.22%) C
8 16 (4.38%) VB
8 16 (4.38%) PHP
8 16 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.29%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.01%) VBA
11 7 (1.92%) R
12 5 (1.37%) Python
13 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.82%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.55%) VB6
14 2 (0.55%) VBScript
15 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (10.41%) Degree
1 38 (10.41%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (6.30%) MCP
4 21 (5.75%) MCSD
5 16 (4.38%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.92%) ISEB
8 4 (1.10%) PhD
8 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) MCPD
9 1 (0.27%) MCTS
9 1 (0.27%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.29%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.55%) HL7
3 2 (0.55%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.37%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Nagios
2 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 160 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 86 (23.56%) Oracle
3 10 (2.74%) Business Objects
4 7 (1.92%) SAP
5 5 (1.37%) Adobe
6 4 (1.10%) VMware
6 4 (1.10%) Telerik
6 4 (1.10%) Sybase
6 4 (1.10%) Kenexa
7 3 (0.82%) IBM
8 2 (0.55%) Sage
8 2 (0.55%) Citrix
8 2 (0.55%) Progress
8 2 (0.55%) Zend
8 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.55%) Talend
9 1 (0.27%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.27%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) Dell
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Reed Technology
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £21,103 to £23,262 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol
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