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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 154 192 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.01% 3.29% 3.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.19% 19.41% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 134 176 188
Median salary £35,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.23% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
1014 989 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.80% 16.97% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 850 853 957
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Somerset 0 38 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Devon - 34 £32,000 -
Bristol +12 31 £37,500 -1.31% 6
Gloucestershire -21 24 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Dorset +14 23 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Wiltshire -21 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 224 (73.44%) C#
2 208 (68.20%) .NET
3 147 (48.20%) Microsoft
4 142 (46.56%) SQL Server
4 142 (46.56%) ASP.NET
5 120 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (38.69%) HTML
7 117 (38.36%) MVC
8 116 (38.03%) JavaScript
9 108 (35.41%) SQL
10 103 (33.77%) CSS
11 87 (28.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (27.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (23.28%) jQuery
14 62 (20.33%) Scrum
15 58 (19.02%) Windows
16 56 (18.36%) MS Excel
17 53 (17.38%) HTML5
18 51 (16.72%) Web Development
19 47 (15.41%) TDD
20 45 (14.75%) .NET Framework
21 43 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 39 (12.79%) OO
23 38 (12.46%) AngularJS
24 36 (11.80%) Software Engineering
25 33 (10.82%) VB
25 33 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web API
26 32 (10.49%) SharePoint
26 32 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 31 (10.16%) Active Directory

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 32 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.52%) IIS
3 24 (7.87%) Umbraco
4 21 (6.89%) CMS
5 14 (4.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.93%) Apache
6 12 (3.93%) Jetty
6 12 (3.93%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.28%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.33%) Moodle
11 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.33%) Totara
Applications
1 56 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.18%) MS Office
3 10 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (2.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (2.62%) 3ds Max
5 8 (2.62%) Maya
6 2 (0.66%) Mingle
6 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (0.98%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.98%) Line 500
4 3 (0.98%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.89%) GitHub
3 14 (4.59%) Dropbox
4 13 (4.26%) Trello
5 11 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (3.61%) Basecamp
5 11 (3.61%) G Suite
5 11 (3.61%) Slack
6 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.30%) RS-232
3 4 (1.31%) Intranet
3 4 (1.31%) RS-485
4 3 (0.98%) Extranet
4 3 (0.98%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.98%) LAN
4 3 (0.98%) NFC
4 3 (0.98%) Skype
4 3 (0.98%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) IKE
5 1 (0.33%) SMTP
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (46.56%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.90%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.95%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.62%) MySQL
11 7 (2.30%) SSDT
12 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 83 (27.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (9.84%) Subversion
3 27 (8.85%) Git (software)
4 23 (7.54%) Selenium
5 13 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 13 (4.26%) JIRA
6 11 (3.61%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.28%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.97%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.64%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.64%) NUnit
10 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.31%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.31%) Hudson
11 4 (1.31%) MSTest
11 4 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (3.93%) Finance
1 12 (3.93%) Games
1 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.61%) Electronics
2 11 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.95%) Marketing
3 9 (2.95%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.30%) Military
5 6 (1.97%) Retail
6 3 (0.98%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 184 (60.33%) Developer
2 115 (37.70%) .NET Developer
3 93 (30.49%) C# Developer
4 82 (26.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (22.30%) Software Developer
6 50 (16.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (14.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (14.43%) C# Software Developer
9 43 (14.10%) .NET Software Developer
10 40 (13.11%) Analyst
11 28 (9.18%) Web Developer
12 22 (7.21%) Senior Developer
13 21 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 20 (6.56%) Software Engineer
14 20 (6.56%) Support Analyst
15 19 (6.23%) C# Web Developer
16 18 (5.90%) .NET Web Developer
17 16 (5.25%) Senior .NET Developer
18 15 (4.92%) IT Analyst
19 14 (4.59%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (68.20%) .NET
2 142 (46.56%) ASP.NET
3 118 (38.69%) HTML
4 103 (33.77%) CSS
5 87 (28.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (23.28%) jQuery
7 53 (17.38%) HTML5
8 45 (14.75%) .NET Framework
9 38 (12.46%) AngularJS
10 33 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (10.16%) CSS3
11 31 (10.16%) JSON
12 30 (9.84%) Entity Framework
13 29 (9.51%) Web Services
14 28 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 28 (9.18%) WCF
15 27 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 24 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (7.54%) WPF
18 22 (7.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.25%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.95%) Learning Management System
5 8 (2.62%) Animation
5 8 (2.62%) SCORM
6 6 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.64%) Physics
8 4 (1.31%) EPoS
8 4 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.31%) SCADA
8 4 (1.31%) User Experience
9 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.98%) Replication
9 3 (0.98%) Social Network
9 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.02%) Windows
2 24 (7.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.59%) Windows 8
3 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (4.59%) Windows XP
4 13 (4.26%) Linux
5 12 (3.93%) CentOS
6 11 (3.61%) Android
7 10 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (38.36%) MVC
3 62 (20.33%) Scrum
4 51 (16.72%) Web Development
5 47 (15.41%) TDD
6 39 (12.79%) OO
7 36 (11.80%) Software Engineering
8 31 (10.16%) SDLC
9 29 (9.51%) ITIL
10 27 (8.85%) OOP
11 22 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.21%) CRM
12 17 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.57%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.25%) OOD
14 15 (4.92%) Automated Testing
14 15 (4.92%) BDD
15 14 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.59%) DevOps
15 14 (4.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 224 (73.44%) C#
2 116 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 108 (35.41%) SQL
4 33 (10.82%) VB
5 28 (9.18%) PowerShell
6 24 (7.87%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.89%) C
8 20 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.23%) Java
10 18 (5.90%) PHP
11 17 (5.57%) C++
12 14 (4.59%) VBA
12 14 (4.59%) VBScript
13 10 (3.28%) Apex Code
14 9 (2.95%) SOQL
15 8 (2.62%) VC++
16 4 (1.31%) C++/CLI
17 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.98%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 27 (8.85%) Degree
2 14 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.28%) ISEB
5 9 (2.95%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.30%) MCP
6 7 (2.30%) MCSA
7 5 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.31%) MCSD
9 3 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.98%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.98%) cPanel
2 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.66%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 147 (48.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.59%) Oracle
3 12 (3.93%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.93%) Xamarin
4 11 (3.61%) Google
5 10 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.95%) Adobe
7 8 (2.62%) Kenexa
7 8 (2.62%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.62%) VMware
8 7 (2.30%) RedGate
8 7 (2.30%) Veeam
9 6 (1.97%) Citrix
10 5 (1.64%) DevExpress
10 5 (1.64%) SAP
11 3 (0.98%) Sage
12 2 (0.66%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.66%) New Relic
12 2 (0.66%) Telerik
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucester
Prospectus
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Abide Financial
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago