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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 85 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 198 255 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.04% 4.52% 3.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.37% 26.65% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 183 231 191
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1078 957 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 16.96% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 932 851 621
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +13 51 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Bristol -32 50 £30,000 -14.28% 11
Dorset -4 35 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Gloucestershire -22 24 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Somerset -17 23 £35,000 - 9
Devon -15 13 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 335 (85.24%) .NET
2 317 (80.66%) C#
3 254 (64.63%) ASP.NET
4 230 (58.52%) SQL Server
5 227 (57.76%) JavaScript
6 225 (57.25%) HTML
7 207 (52.67%) SQL
8 199 (50.64%) CSS
9 158 (40.20%) MVC
10 151 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
11 138 (35.11%) Microsoft
12 136 (34.61%) XML
13 132 (33.59%) jQuery
14 94 (23.92%) .NET Framework
15 87 (22.14%) WCF
15 87 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (19.34%) JSON
17 75 (19.08%) HTML5
18 74 (18.83%) MS Excel
19 69 (17.56%) VB.NET
20 68 (17.30%) Web Services
21 66 (16.79%) Windows
21 66 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
22 65 (16.54%) Scrum
23 63 (16.03%) T-SQL
24 61 (15.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 61 (15.52%) CSS3
25 59 (15.01%) SharePoint
26 57 (14.50%) SOAP
27 53 (13.49%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (15.01%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.14%) CMS
3 30 (7.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (4.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (4.07%) Umbraco
6 12 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.80%) IIS
7 11 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 74 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.04%) MS Office
4 3 (0.76%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) InDesign
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.27%) Intranet
2 2 (0.51%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) DMZ
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) Extranet
3 1 (0.25%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (58.52%) SQL Server
2 66 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (7.38%) MySQL
6 24 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (4.58%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.05%) MS Access
12 10 (2.54%) RDBMS
13 9 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 6 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (1.27%) DB2
15 5 (1.27%) QlikView
15 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.05%) Subversion
4 8 (2.04%) NUnit
5 6 (1.53%) Selenium
6 5 (1.27%) Moq
6 5 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.51%) Maven
10 1 (0.25%) JIRA
10 1 (0.25%) Ant
10 1 (0.25%) Toad
10 1 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.25%) MbUnit
10 1 (0.25%) Hudson
10 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.25%) FishEye
General
1 31 (7.89%) Finance
2 16 (4.07%) Marketing
3 15 (3.82%) Retail
4 11 (2.80%) Advertising
4 11 (2.80%) Legal
5 10 (2.54%) Games
5 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.78%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.27%) Automotive
9 3 (0.76%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 349 (88.80%) Developer
2 144 (36.64%) .NET Developer
3 106 (26.97%) C# Developer
4 65 (16.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (15.52%) Senior Developer
6 47 (11.96%) SharePoint Developer
7 41 (10.43%) Software Developer
8 37 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (8.91%) Web Developer
10 32 (8.14%) SQL Developer
11 29 (7.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (4.83%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (4.58%) Software Engineer
15 17 (4.33%) Senior Web Developer
15 17 (4.33%) Front-End Developer
16 15 (3.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 13 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
18 12 (3.05%) Junior
18 12 (3.05%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (85.24%) .NET
2 254 (64.63%) ASP.NET
3 225 (57.25%) HTML
4 199 (50.64%) CSS
5 136 (34.61%) XML
6 132 (33.59%) jQuery
7 94 (23.92%) .NET Framework
8 87 (22.14%) WCF
8 87 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (19.34%) JSON
10 75 (19.08%) HTML5
11 68 (17.30%) Web Services
12 61 (15.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 61 (15.52%) CSS3
13 57 (14.50%) SOAP
14 52 (13.23%) LINQ
15 38 (9.67%) WPF
16 34 (8.65%) XSLT
17 32 (8.14%) REST
18 31 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.60%) Computer Science
1 22 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.78%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.27%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.27%) User Experience
7 4 (1.02%) iPhone
7 4 (1.02%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.76%) GIS
8 3 (0.76%) Physics
8 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.51%) DTV
9 2 (0.51%) CCTV
9 2 (0.51%) Replication
10 1 (0.25%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.79%) Windows
2 9 (2.29%) Android
3 8 (2.04%) Linux
4 6 (1.53%) Windows CE
4 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (40.20%) MVC
2 151 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (16.54%) Scrum
4 45 (11.45%) Software Engineering
5 44 (11.20%) TDD
6 37 (9.41%) Unit Testing
7 33 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (8.14%) Web Development
9 31 (7.89%) OO
10 23 (5.85%) Kanban
11 20 (5.09%) CRM
11 20 (5.09%) Logistics
12 19 (4.83%) Content Management
12 19 (4.83%) Project Management
13 17 (4.33%) Time Management
14 16 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.07%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.07%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.82%) ITIL
15 15 (3.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 317 (80.66%) C#
2 227 (57.76%) JavaScript
3 207 (52.67%) SQL
4 69 (17.56%) VB.NET
5 63 (16.03%) T-SQL
6 39 (9.92%) VB
7 35 (8.91%) C++
8 22 (5.60%) PHP
9 19 (4.83%) Java
10 14 (3.56%) VB6
11 13 (3.31%) VBScript
11 13 (3.31%) VBA
12 12 (3.05%) C
13 9 (2.29%) Python
14 8 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.53%) Ruby
15 6 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.02%) Lisp
17 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (8.14%) Degree
2 24 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.80%) MCP
5 9 (2.29%) MCSD
6 8 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.27%) ISEB
8 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) MCPD
10 1 (0.25%) MBA
10 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.09%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (35.11%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.49%) Oracle
3 17 (4.33%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.53%) SAP
5 5 (1.27%) Telerik
6 3 (0.76%) Sage
7 2 (0.51%) VMware
7 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.25%) Ektron
8 1 (0.25%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.25%) ESRI
8 1 (0.25%) Sybase
8 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) Intel
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37500.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Somerset
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Salary: £28k - 35k per year
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: amazing training
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
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