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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 62 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 201 209 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.27% 4.13% 2.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.14% 23.35% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 190 191 150
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
1108 895 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.00% 17.69% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 947 803 595
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Wiltshire +24 59 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Dorset +3 39 £41,000 +26.15% 7
Bristol -46 32 £35,000 +3.70% 8
Gloucestershire -13 24 £40,000 +14.28%
Devon -7 23 £29,250 -8.59% 1
Somerset -29 20 £32,000 -1.53% 6
Cornwall - 3 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 327 (83.63%) .NET
2 313 (80.05%) C#
3 249 (63.68%) ASP.NET
4 215 (54.99%) HTML
5 214 (54.73%) JavaScript
6 200 (51.15%) SQL Server
7 192 (49.10%) SQL
8 188 (48.08%) CSS
9 134 (34.27%) jQuery
10 132 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
11 128 (32.74%) Microsoft
12 127 (32.48%) MVC
13 103 (26.34%) XML
14 84 (21.48%) MS Excel
15 83 (21.23%) .NET Framework
16 80 (20.46%) HTML5
17 76 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 68 (17.39%) Windows
19 66 (16.88%) VB.NET
20 65 (16.62%) WCF
20 65 (16.62%) CSS3
21 64 (16.37%) C++
21 64 (16.37%) SOAP
22 62 (15.86%) SharePoint
22 62 (15.86%) Web Services
23 60 (15.35%) Software Engineering
24 58 (14.83%) SQL Server 2008
24 58 (14.83%) JSON
25 54 (13.81%) T-SQL
25 54 (13.81%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 62 (15.86%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 25 (6.39%) CMS
4 23 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
5 16 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (2.81%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.56%) IIS
9 6 (1.53%) Immediacy CMS
10 5 (1.28%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.26%) SAS
11 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 84 (21.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.53%) MS Office
4 5 (1.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.51%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) InDesign
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) SaaS
3 3 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.05%) Intranet
3 4 (1.02%) HTTP
4 3 (0.77%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) DMZ
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) SMPP
6 1 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.26%) LTE
6 1 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (51.15%) SQL Server
2 58 (14.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (6.65%) MySQL
5 25 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (4.35%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (3.07%) MS Access
12 12 (3.07%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.28%) DB2
15 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.05%) Subversion
4 7 (1.79%) Selenium
4 7 (1.79%) NUnit
4 7 (1.79%) MSBuild
5 6 (1.53%) GCC
5 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.28%) Moq
7 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.51%) MbUnit
8 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.26%) Toad
9 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.26%) CodeWarrior
9 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.26%) Maven
9 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 30 (7.67%) Finance
2 14 (3.58%) Advertising
3 13 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.07%) Games
5 11 (2.81%) Marketing
6 7 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.28%) Retail
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 330 (84.40%) Developer
2 126 (32.23%) .NET Developer
3 101 (25.83%) C# Developer
4 61 (15.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (13.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 50 (12.79%) Senior Developer
7 37 (9.46%) Software Developer
8 36 (9.21%) SQL Developer
8 36 (9.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (7.16%) Web Developer
11 22 (5.63%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.37%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (5.12%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (4.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (4.09%) Junior
16 13 (3.32%) Junior Developer
17 12 (3.07%) SQL Server Developer
18 11 (2.81%) .NET Software Developer
18 11 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (83.63%) .NET
2 249 (63.68%) ASP.NET
3 215 (54.99%) HTML
4 188 (48.08%) CSS
5 134 (34.27%) jQuery
6 103 (26.34%) XML
7 83 (21.23%) .NET Framework
8 80 (20.46%) HTML5
9 76 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (16.62%) CSS3
10 65 (16.62%) WCF
11 64 (16.37%) SOAP
12 62 (15.86%) Web Services
13 58 (14.83%) JSON
14 51 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 42 (10.74%) LINQ
16 40 (10.23%) WPF
17 38 (9.72%) REST
18 25 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.28%) CCTV
5 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.02%) User Experience
6 4 (1.02%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.02%) iPhone
6 4 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (0.77%) Replication
7 3 (0.77%) DTV
7 3 (0.77%) GIS
7 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.51%) Open Source
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.39%) Windows
2 20 (5.12%) Linux
3 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.56%) Windows CE
5 7 (1.79%) Android
6 3 (0.77%) AIX
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (32.48%) MVC
3 60 (15.35%) Software Engineering
4 45 (11.51%) OO
5 44 (11.25%) TDD
6 42 (10.74%) Scrum
7 36 (9.21%) Unit Testing
8 25 (6.39%) Web Development
8 25 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (5.37%) Time Management
10 20 (5.12%) OOD
11 19 (4.86%) Content Management
12 17 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.35%) UML
12 17 (4.35%) Kanban
13 15 (3.84%) Waterfall
14 14 (3.58%) Data Mapping
14 14 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (3.32%) Project Management
15 13 (3.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 313 (80.05%) C#
2 214 (54.73%) JavaScript
3 192 (49.10%) SQL
4 66 (16.88%) VB.NET
5 64 (16.37%) C++
6 54 (13.81%) T-SQL
6 54 (13.81%) VB
7 27 (6.91%) Java
8 26 (6.65%) VB6
9 20 (5.12%) C
10 17 (4.35%) PHP
11 15 (3.84%) VBScript
12 9 (2.30%) VC++
13 8 (2.05%) Python
13 8 (2.05%) VBA
14 7 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.02%) Ruby
17 3 (0.77%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.77%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 36 (9.21%) Degree
2 29 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.81%) MCP
5 9 (2.30%) MCSD
6 8 (2.05%) MCTS
6 8 (2.05%) MCPD
7 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.28%) ISEB
9 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.63%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Firmware
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (32.74%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.00%) Oracle
3 12 (3.07%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.79%) SAP
5 6 (1.53%) Embarcadero
5 6 (1.53%) Borland
6 3 (0.77%) Telerik
6 3 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.26%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Ektron
8 1 (0.26%) ESRI
8 1 (0.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe
8 1 (0.26%) Intel
8 1 (0.26%) Sage
8 1 (0.26%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Sybase
8 1 (0.26%) Business Objects
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car + Flex Bene + Profit Share
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Wells
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits + training + flexi time
Posted: 8 days ago