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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 87 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 215 182 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.78% 3.09% 4.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.59% 17.22% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 201 170 221
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1044 1057 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.34% 17.95% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 910 940 917
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Somerset +10 56 £37,500 -1.31% 8
Wiltshire +26 55 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Dorset -2 52 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Bristol -6 33 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Gloucestershire -8 18 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Devon -1 1 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 323 (84.55%) C#
2 322 (84.29%) .NET
3 251 (65.71%) SQL Server
4 247 (64.66%) SQL
5 218 (57.07%) ASP.NET
6 192 (50.26%) MVC
7 191 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 165 (43.19%) JavaScript
9 135 (35.34%) HTML
9 135 (35.34%) CSS
10 132 (34.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 115 (30.10%) .NET Framework
12 114 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 109 (28.53%) jQuery
14 102 (26.70%) Windows
15 91 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
16 89 (23.30%) XML
17 87 (22.77%) Entity Framework
18 84 (21.99%) Web Services
19 80 (20.94%) Finance
20 78 (20.42%) VB.NET
21 75 (19.63%) MS Excel
22 73 (19.11%) T-SQL
23 65 (17.02%) VB
24 61 (15.97%) Telecoms
25 55 (14.40%) Degree
26 51 (13.35%) SOAP
26 51 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
27 50 (13.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 49 (12.83%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (12.57%) IIS
2 25 (6.54%) Apache
3 23 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.71%) Drupal
5 16 (4.19%) CMS
6 13 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.52%) Node.js
9 2 (0.52%) WordPress
10 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.26%) SAS
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.52%) Maya
3 2 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (4.45%) SAP Business One
2 13 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.62%) SaaS
2 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.24%) HTTP
1 20 (5.24%) SMTP
2 17 (4.45%) FTP
2 17 (4.45%) SMPP
3 14 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.57%) DNS
4 6 (1.57%) Internet
5 5 (1.31%) Intranet
6 4 (1.05%) Extranet
6 4 (1.05%) SMS
7 3 (0.79%) DHCP
7 3 (0.79%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (6.28%) Crystal Reports
6 20 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.24%) SSDT
7 10 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.09%) MySQL
9 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.31%) QlikView
10 5 (1.31%) SQLite
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.79%) Big Data
12 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 132 (34.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.76%) Subversion
3 13 (3.40%) Selenium
4 11 (2.88%) SoapUI
5 10 (2.62%) JIRA
6 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.57%) NUnit
7 6 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.31%) JMeter
8 5 (1.31%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.05%) NeoLoad
10 3 (0.79%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.79%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.79%) Moq
10 3 (0.79%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.79%) MSI
10 3 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (20.94%) Finance
2 61 (15.97%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.59%) Banking
4 26 (6.81%) Automotive
5 19 (4.97%) Publishing
6 16 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.66%) Electronics
8 13 (3.40%) Marketing
9 9 (2.36%) Games
10 5 (1.31%) Military
11 4 (1.05%) Back Office
11 4 (1.05%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 306 (80.10%) Developer
2 146 (38.22%) C# Developer
3 132 (34.55%) .NET Developer
4 89 (23.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 76 (19.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 74 (19.37%) Software Developer
7 73 (19.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 54 (14.14%) SQL Developer
9 49 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 44 (11.52%) Web Developer
11 43 (11.26%) Senior Developer
12 37 (9.69%) C# Software Developer
13 33 (8.64%) .NET Software Developer
14 27 (7.07%) Software Engineer
15 24 (6.28%) SQL Server Developer
16 21 (5.50%) Analyst
16 21 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (5.24%) .NET Web Developer
18 17 (4.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 17 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (84.29%) .NET
2 218 (57.07%) ASP.NET
3 135 (35.34%) CSS
3 135 (35.34%) HTML
4 115 (30.10%) .NET Framework
5 114 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 109 (28.53%) jQuery
7 89 (23.30%) XML
8 87 (22.77%) Entity Framework
9 84 (21.99%) Web Services
10 51 (13.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (13.35%) SOAP
11 49 (12.83%) WCF
12 47 (12.30%) JSON
13 43 (11.26%) HTML5
14 42 (10.99%) REST
15 33 (8.64%) WPF
16 32 (8.38%) WinForms
17 31 (8.12%) CSS3
18 28 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.62%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.09%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.83%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.83%) Replication
6 6 (1.57%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.05%) User Experience
8 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.79%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.52%) Animation
9 2 (0.52%) CMDB
9 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 2 (0.52%) SCORM
10 1 (0.26%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 102 (26.70%) Windows
2 30 (7.85%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.02%) Linux
4 16 (4.19%) Unix
5 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.79%) Android
6 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (50.26%) MVC
2 91 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (12.83%) Software Engineering
4 42 (10.99%) TDD
5 41 (10.73%) Mentoring
6 35 (9.16%) Scrum
7 30 (7.85%) SDLC
8 27 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (5.50%) Web Development
10 19 (4.97%) Data Mapping
10 19 (4.97%) Logistics
11 18 (4.71%) OO
11 18 (4.71%) SOA
12 17 (4.45%) Front End Development
13 16 (4.19%) Mobile Development
13 16 (4.19%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (3.93%) BDD
14 15 (3.93%) Software Testing
15 14 (3.66%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 323 (84.55%) C#
2 247 (64.66%) SQL
3 165 (43.19%) JavaScript
4 78 (20.42%) VB.NET
5 73 (19.11%) T-SQL
6 65 (17.02%) VB
7 44 (11.52%) Java
8 34 (8.90%) PHP
9 31 (8.12%) C++
10 26 (6.81%) VB6
11 20 (5.24%) XPath
12 17 (4.45%) VC++
13 15 (3.93%) XQuery
14 14 (3.66%) PowerShell
15 13 (3.40%) VBScript
16 11 (2.88%) C
17 10 (2.62%) PL/SQL
18 9 (2.36%) Python
19 7 (1.83%) Perl
20 6 (1.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (14.40%) Degree
2 44 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (6.28%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.76%) MCSD
5 17 (4.45%) MCPD
5 17 (4.45%) MCTS
6 13 (3.40%) MCSE
7 7 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB
10 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
4 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 191 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.21%) Oracle
3 32 (8.38%) SAP
4 6 (1.57%) Informatica
4 6 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.31%) Google
5 5 (1.31%) Splunk
6 4 (1.05%) Adobe
7 3 (0.79%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.52%) Cegedim Rx
8 2 (0.52%) Citrix
8 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.52%) Kenexa
8 2 (0.52%) Sybase
8 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.26%) i2
9 1 (0.26%) Talend
9 1 (0.26%) Telerik
9 1 (0.26%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + pension, flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - please contact for further details
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Wattle
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum with Profit related bonuses
Posted: 9 days ago
Cirencester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, South West, UK
INPS
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cullompton
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