The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 80 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 178 208 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.89% 3.99% 4.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.86% 24.64% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 163 185 211
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,115 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1056 844 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.17% 16.18% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 917 737 842
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +20 47 £35,000 -2.77% 4
Gloucestershire -10 45 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Dorset +1 42 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Bristol -38 31 £37,500 +10.29% 10
Devon -9 8 £27,500 -14.06% 3
Somerset -38 4 £32,000 +3.64% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 309 (82.18%) .NET
2 279 (74.20%) C#
3 214 (56.91%) ASP.NET
4 202 (53.72%) SQL
5 195 (51.86%) JavaScript
6 187 (49.73%) HTML
7 173 (46.01%) SQL Server
8 159 (42.29%) CSS
9 126 (33.51%) jQuery
10 114 (30.32%) Microsoft
11 84 (22.34%) C++
12 83 (22.07%) XML
13 82 (21.81%) OO
14 81 (21.54%) MVC
15 73 (19.41%) VB.NET
16 72 (19.15%) Windows
17 71 (18.88%) Software Engineering
18 70 (18.62%) MS Excel
19 68 (18.09%) Web Services
20 63 (16.76%) T-SQL
21 59 (15.69%) VB
21 59 (15.69%) SharePoint
22 58 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
23 53 (14.10%) .NET Framework
23 53 (14.10%) WPF
24 52 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
25 51 (13.56%) SOAP
26 49 (13.03%) WCF
27 48 (12.77%) Degree
28 46 (12.23%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (5.32%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (4.26%) CMS
5 13 (3.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (3.19%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.19%) IIS
7 8 (2.13%) Immediacy CMS
8 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.53%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 70 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.80%) MS Office
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.19%) Intranet
3 5 (1.33%) SNMP
4 4 (1.06%) Internet
5 3 (0.80%) Wireless
5 3 (0.80%) HTTP
5 3 (0.80%) LTE
5 3 (0.80%) 4G
6 2 (0.53%) SMS
6 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (46.01%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (6.12%) MySQL
5 21 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
7 18 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.99%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.86%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.33%) Informix
11 5 (1.33%) MS Access
12 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.19%) Subversion
3 10 (2.66%) GCC
4 9 (2.39%) Selenium
5 8 (2.13%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.86%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.60%) MbUnit
8 5 (1.33%) FogBugz
9 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.53%) Aptana Studio
11 2 (0.53%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.27%) CodeWarrior
12 1 (0.27%) Toad
12 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (10.11%) Finance
2 28 (7.45%) Marketing
3 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.93%) Advertising
5 8 (2.13%) Games
5 8 (2.13%) Electronics
6 6 (1.60%) Banking
6 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
7 5 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 302 (80.32%) Developer
2 130 (34.57%) .NET Developer
3 92 (24.47%) C# Developer
4 66 (17.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (13.83%) Software Developer
6 47 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (11.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (11.44%) Senior Developer
9 41 (10.90%) Web Developer
10 38 (10.11%) SharePoint Developer
11 34 (9.04%) Software Engineer
12 28 (7.45%) SQL Developer
13 18 (4.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (4.52%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (4.52%) Junior
15 16 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
15 16 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
16 12 (3.19%) Applications Developer
16 12 (3.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (3.19%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (82.18%) .NET
2 214 (56.91%) ASP.NET
3 187 (49.73%) HTML
4 159 (42.29%) CSS
5 126 (33.51%) jQuery
6 83 (22.07%) XML
7 68 (18.09%) Web Services
8 53 (14.10%) .NET Framework
8 53 (14.10%) WPF
9 52 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (13.56%) SOAP
11 49 (13.03%) WCF
12 46 (12.23%) JSON
13 45 (11.97%) HTML5
14 33 (8.78%) CSS3
15 27 (7.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 27 (7.18%) REST
16 26 (6.91%) COM
17 24 (6.38%) LINQ
18 21 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.85%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.05%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (4.26%) N-Tier
4 13 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.39%) CCTV
6 6 (1.60%) Device Driver
7 5 (1.33%) Replication
7 5 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.33%) Open Source
8 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.80%) DTV
10 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.53%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.27%) W3C
11 1 (0.27%) Firmware
11 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.15%) Windows
2 45 (11.97%) Linux
3 19 (5.05%) Windows CE
4 12 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.60%) UNIX
6 5 (1.33%) AIX
7 4 (1.06%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.81%) OO
2 81 (21.54%) MVC
3 71 (18.88%) Software Engineering
4 58 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (9.31%) OOD
6 29 (7.71%) Unit Testing
7 28 (7.45%) Web Development
8 25 (6.65%) TDD
9 22 (5.85%) Scrum
10 21 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 21 (5.59%) SOA
11 20 (5.32%) UML
12 19 (5.05%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.26%) Time Management
14 14 (3.72%) Content Management
14 14 (3.72%) OOP
15 13 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (3.19%) Multithreading
16 12 (3.19%) Kanban
16 12 (3.19%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 279 (74.20%) C#
2 202 (53.72%) SQL
3 195 (51.86%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.34%) C++
5 73 (19.41%) VB.NET
6 63 (16.76%) T-SQL
7 59 (15.69%) VB
8 35 (9.31%) Java
9 26 (6.91%) PHP
10 22 (5.85%) VB6
11 18 (4.79%) C
12 13 (3.46%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.46%) VBScript
13 10 (2.66%) VC++
14 5 (1.33%) XAML
15 4 (1.06%) VBA
16 3 (0.80%) Python
17 2 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
17 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.53%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 48 (12.77%) Degree
2 20 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.66%) MCPD
3 10 (2.66%) MCTS
4 4 (1.06%) MCSD
5 3 (0.80%) MCP
6 2 (0.53%) MBA
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.65%) QA
2 10 (2.66%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) TickIT
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 114 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.64%) Oracle
3 10 (2.66%) Embarcadero
3 10 (2.66%) Borland
4 5 (1.33%) SAP
4 5 (1.33%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.06%) Trapeze
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe
7 2 (0.53%) Ektron
7 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.53%) Intel
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.27%) Sage
8 1 (0.27%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
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