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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 88 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 199 256 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.05% 4.56% 3.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.34% 27.29% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 184 230 199
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
1085 938 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.64% 16.69% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 943 831 690
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -29 55 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Wiltshire +12 45 £35,000 - 5
Dorset -6 36 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Gloucestershire -19 27 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Somerset -17 23 £35,000 - 15
Devon -19 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 337 (85.75%) .NET
2 318 (80.92%) C#
3 258 (65.65%) ASP.NET
4 237 (60.31%) SQL Server
5 228 (58.02%) JavaScript
6 226 (57.51%) HTML
7 210 (53.44%) SQL
8 201 (51.15%) CSS
9 161 (40.97%) MVC
10 150 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
11 139 (35.37%) Microsoft
12 138 (35.11%) XML
13 133 (33.84%) jQuery
14 94 (23.92%) .NET Framework
15 90 (22.90%) WCF
16 88 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 77 (19.59%) HTML5
18 75 (19.08%) JSON
18 75 (19.08%) MS Excel
19 71 (18.07%) VB.NET
20 67 (17.05%) Web Services
20 67 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 66 (16.79%) Windows
21 66 (16.79%) T-SQL
22 64 (16.28%) Scrum
22 64 (16.28%) CSS3
23 63 (16.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 59 (15.01%) SharePoint
25 55 (13.99%) Oracle
25 55 (13.99%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 59 (15.01%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.89%) CMS
2 31 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (4.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (3.82%) Umbraco
5 14 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.05%) IIS
7 11 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.51%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 75 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.78%) MS Office
4 3 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) FastStats
6 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.27%) Intranet
2 4 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) Extranet
4 1 (0.25%) SMPP
4 1 (0.25%) DMZ
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (60.31%) SQL Server
2 67 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (7.63%) MySQL
6 23 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (3.05%) MS Access
11 10 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.53%) QlikView
12 6 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.27%) DB2
14 4 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 14 (3.56%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.80%) Subversion
5 10 (2.54%) NUnit
6 7 (1.78%) Moq
7 5 (1.27%) Selenium
7 5 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.51%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.51%) Maven
10 2 (0.51%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.51%) WatiN
10 2 (0.51%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.25%) Ant
11 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (7.89%) Finance
2 17 (4.33%) Retail
3 13 (3.31%) Marketing
4 12 (3.05%) Legal
5 11 (2.80%) Advertising
6 10 (2.54%) Games
7 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.78%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.27%) Automotive
10 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.76%) Publishing
12 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 349 (88.80%) Developer
2 145 (36.90%) .NET Developer
3 104 (26.46%) C# Developer
4 64 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (15.52%) Senior Developer
6 47 (11.96%) SharePoint Developer
7 40 (10.18%) Software Developer
8 35 (8.91%) Web Developer
8 35 (8.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (8.40%) SQL Developer
10 27 (6.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (4.83%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (4.83%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.33%) Senior Web Developer
13 17 (4.33%) Front-End Developer
14 14 (3.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Junior
16 12 (3.05%) Analyst
17 11 (2.80%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (85.75%) .NET
2 258 (65.65%) ASP.NET
3 226 (57.51%) HTML
4 201 (51.15%) CSS
5 138 (35.11%) XML
6 133 (33.84%) jQuery
7 94 (23.92%) .NET Framework
8 90 (22.90%) WCF
9 88 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 77 (19.59%) HTML5
11 75 (19.08%) JSON
12 67 (17.05%) Web Services
13 64 (16.28%) CSS3
14 63 (16.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 55 (13.99%) SOAP
16 52 (13.23%) LINQ
17 37 (9.41%) WPF
18 35 (8.91%) XSLT
19 33 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 32 (8.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.80%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.27%) Physics
6 5 (1.27%) User Experience
6 5 (1.27%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.02%) iPhone
7 4 (1.02%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.76%) GIS
8 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) Replication
9 2 (0.51%) CCTV
9 2 (0.51%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.79%) Windows
2 9 (2.29%) Android
3 7 (1.78%) Linux
4 5 (1.27%) Windows CE
4 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (40.97%) MVC
2 150 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (16.28%) Scrum
4 45 (11.45%) Software Engineering
5 42 (10.69%) TDD
6 37 (9.41%) Unit Testing
7 36 (9.16%) Web Development
8 35 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (6.87%) OO
10 23 (5.85%) Kanban
11 22 (5.60%) Logistics
12 20 (5.09%) CRM
13 19 (4.83%) Project Management
14 18 (4.58%) Content Management
15 17 (4.33%) Time Management
16 16 (4.07%) E-Commerce
16 16 (4.07%) Mentoring
17 15 (3.82%) ITIL
18 14 (3.56%) OOP
18 14 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 318 (80.92%) C#
2 228 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 210 (53.44%) SQL
4 71 (18.07%) VB.NET
5 66 (16.79%) T-SQL
6 36 (9.16%) VB
7 32 (8.14%) C++
8 21 (5.34%) PHP
9 18 (4.58%) Java
10 15 (3.82%) VBA
11 13 (3.31%) VB6
12 12 (3.05%) C
12 12 (3.05%) VBScript
13 9 (2.29%) Python
14 8 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.53%) Ruby
15 6 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.02%) Lisp
17 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 31 (7.89%) Degree
2 25 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.80%) MCP
5 9 (2.29%) MCSD
6 8 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.27%) ISEB
8 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.51%) PhD
11 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.83%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 139 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.99%) Oracle
3 17 (4.33%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.27%) Telerik
4 5 (1.27%) SAP
5 3 (0.76%) Sage
6 2 (0.51%) VMware
6 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.25%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) Ektron
7 1 (0.25%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.25%) ESRI
7 1 (0.25%) Sybase
7 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe
7 1 (0.25%) Intel
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits generous benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
Talent Spa
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheddar, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37500.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: amazing training
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago