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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 104 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 158 190 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.83% 3.22% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.49% 15.25% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 166 182
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,576
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1020 1246 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.25% 21.09% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1034 917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 August 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 25 August 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
Bristol +14 41 £44,000 +17.33% 7
Somerset +23 37 £40,000 +17.64% 12
Dorset +19 34 £39,125 -2.18% 4
Devon +17 18 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Gloucestershire -30 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Wiltshire -37 12 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 247 (73.51%) C#
2 226 (67.26%) .NET
3 208 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 163 (48.51%) ASP.NET
5 157 (46.73%) SQL Server
6 152 (45.24%) SQL
7 142 (42.26%) MVC
8 132 (39.29%) HTML
9 131 (38.99%) JavaScript
10 119 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
11 113 (33.63%) CSS
12 108 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 99 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 77 (22.92%) MS Excel
15 72 (21.43%) .NET Framework
15 72 (21.43%) jQuery
16 59 (17.56%) OO
17 56 (16.67%) Scrum
17 56 (16.67%) Web Development
18 55 (16.37%) Windows
19 50 (14.88%) HTML5
20 49 (14.58%) Web Services
21 48 (14.29%) Software Engineering
22 45 (13.39%) SharePoint
22 45 (13.39%) PowerShell
22 45 (13.39%) AngularJS
23 44 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 43 (12.80%) OOD
24 43 (12.80%) T-SQL
25 42 (12.50%) OOP

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 45 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.04%) Umbraco
3 22 (6.55%) CMS
4 19 (5.65%) IIS
5 16 (4.76%) Apache
6 14 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (2.68%) Drupal
9 8 (2.38%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.60%) Jetty
11 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.30%) Moodle
12 1 (0.30%) SAS
12 1 (0.30%) Totara
Applications
1 77 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.76%) MS Office
3 10 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (2.08%) Mingle
5 6 (1.79%) 3ds Max
5 6 (1.79%) Maya
6 3 (0.89%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 21 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.19%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.60%) FastStats
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Line 500
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.36%) GitHub
3 12 (3.57%) Trello
4 9 (2.68%) Basecamp
4 9 (2.68%) Dropbox
4 9 (2.68%) Google Apps
4 9 (2.68%) Slack
5 8 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.19%) Office 365
7 2 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.89%) Intranet
1 3 (0.89%) RS-485
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) IKE
2 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.30%) LAN
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
2 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (46.73%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.46%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.17%) MySQL
9 11 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.68%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.68%) SSDT
12 7 (2.08%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.79%) MS Access
14 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 108 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (10.42%) Subversion
3 20 (5.95%) Selenium
4 16 (4.76%) JIRA
5 11 (3.27%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.68%) Bitbucket
6 9 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.68%) SoapUI
6 9 (2.68%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.79%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (1.79%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.79%) NUnit
9 5 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.19%) Hudson
10 4 (1.19%) Moq
10 4 (1.19%) MSTest
10 4 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 38 (11.31%) Finance
2 34 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 33 (9.82%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.63%) Marketing
5 22 (6.55%) Electronics
6 8 (2.38%) Banking
6 8 (2.38%) Games
7 7 (2.08%) Automotive
7 7 (2.08%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.79%) Military
9 5 (1.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 223 (66.37%) Developer
2 131 (38.99%) .NET Developer
3 107 (31.85%) C# Developer
4 95 (28.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 57 (16.96%) Software Developer
7 55 (16.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 37 (11.01%) Senior Developer
10 34 (10.12%) C# Software Developer
11 33 (9.82%) .NET Software Developer
12 31 (9.23%) SQL Developer
13 26 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (7.44%) Team Leader
15 24 (7.14%) Web Developer
16 21 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
17 20 (5.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 19 (5.65%) Software Engineer
19 17 (5.06%) Agile .NET Developer
19 17 (5.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (67.26%) .NET
2 163 (48.51%) ASP.NET
3 132 (39.29%) HTML
4 113 (33.63%) CSS
5 99 (29.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 72 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 72 (21.43%) jQuery
7 50 (14.88%) HTML5
8 49 (14.58%) Web Services
9 45 (13.39%) AngularJS
10 41 (12.20%) WCF
11 39 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (11.61%) WPF
12 35 (10.42%) Entity Framework
13 33 (9.82%) SOAP
14 32 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (8.93%) XML
16 29 (8.63%) JSON
17 27 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 26 (7.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.68%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.08%) Learning Management System
6 6 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (1.79%) Animation
6 6 (1.79%) EPoS
6 6 (1.79%) SCORM
7 5 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.89%) iPad
9 3 (0.89%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.89%) SCADA
9 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.37%) Windows
2 11 (3.27%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.98%) Linux
4 6 (1.79%) Unix
5 5 (1.49%) Android
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.60%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (42.26%) MVC
2 119 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (17.56%) OO
4 56 (16.67%) Scrum
4 56 (16.67%) Web Development
5 48 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 43 (12.80%) OOD
7 42 (12.50%) OOP
8 37 (11.01%) SDLC
8 37 (11.01%) TDD
9 26 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 25 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.85%) CRM
12 21 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (6.25%) Programme Management
13 20 (5.95%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.65%) BDD
15 18 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.46%) DevOps
16 15 (4.46%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (73.51%) C#
2 152 (45.24%) SQL
3 131 (38.99%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.39%) PowerShell
5 43 (12.80%) T-SQL
6 28 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 26 (7.74%) C++
8 25 (7.44%) VB
9 18 (5.36%) C
9 18 (5.36%) PHP
10 10 (2.98%) C++/CLI
10 10 (2.98%) VB6
10 10 (2.98%) VC++
11 8 (2.38%) Java
11 8 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.89%) VBA
12 3 (0.89%) X++
13 2 (0.60%) Python
14 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 41 (12.20%) Degree
2 33 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.06%) MCSD
4 14 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.57%) ISEB
5 12 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 12 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.98%) MCP
7 9 (2.68%) MCSA
8 6 (1.79%) HND
8 6 (1.79%) MCSE
9 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.19%) MCPD
9 4 (1.19%) MCTS
10 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.49%) Docker
3 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
2 2 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 208 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.01%) Oracle
3 25 (7.44%) SAP
4 17 (5.06%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.98%) Adobe
6 9 (2.68%) Google
6 9 (2.68%) RedGate
7 8 (2.38%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.79%) Kenexa
9 5 (1.49%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.49%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.49%) New Relic
9 5 (1.49%) Perforce
10 3 (0.89%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.89%) VMware
11 2 (0.60%) Cegedim Rx
11 2 (0.60%) Citrix
11 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.60%) Telerik
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