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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 82 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 189 243 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.13% 4.51% 3.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.45% 23.52% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 176 219 190
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
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
1083 1033 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.93% 19.19% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 957 898 710
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
Dorset -6 51 £40,000 +9.58% 24
Bristol -27 43 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Wiltshire +1 32 £35,000 - 4
Somerset -5 29 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Gloucestershire -27 29 £45,000 +34.32% 4
Devon -9 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 325 (82.70%) .NET
2 311 (79.13%) C#
3 250 (63.61%) SQL Server
4 244 (62.09%) ASP.NET
5 228 (58.02%) HTML
6 222 (56.49%) JavaScript
7 213 (54.20%) SQL
8 205 (52.16%) CSS
9 165 (41.98%) MVC
10 160 (40.71%) Microsoft
11 152 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
12 122 (31.04%) jQuery
13 118 (30.03%) XML
14 105 (26.72%) WCF
15 104 (26.46%) .NET Framework
16 90 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
17 84 (21.37%) HTML5
18 75 (19.08%) Scrum
19 74 (18.83%) SQL Server 2008
20 72 (18.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 72 (18.32%) Windows
21 70 (17.81%) JSON
22 69 (17.56%) T-SQL
23 68 (17.30%) CSS3
24 62 (15.78%) Web Services
24 62 (15.78%) MS Excel
25 58 (14.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 57 (14.50%) VB.NET
26 57 (14.50%) Oracle
27 56 (14.25%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 51 (12.98%) SharePoint
2 35 (8.91%) IIS
3 34 (8.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 31 (7.89%) CMS
5 22 (5.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (4.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (3.05%) Umbraco
8 8 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 62 (15.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.82%) MS Office
3 13 (3.31%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.76%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.76%) Maya
6 3 (0.76%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) InDesign
7 1 (0.25%) FastStats
7 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.76%) GitHub
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.27%) Firewall
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
4 3 (0.76%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) DMZ
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (63.61%) SQL Server
2 74 (18.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (14.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (6.62%) MySQL
7 25 (6.36%) Relational Database
8 24 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.04%) MS Access
13 6 (1.53%) QlikView
13 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.53%) DTS
14 4 (1.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 3 (0.76%) DB2
16 2 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (14.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.83%) Subversion
3 18 (4.58%) NUnit
4 17 (4.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (3.31%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (2.04%) JIRA
8 8 (2.04%) Log4Net
9 7 (1.78%) Moq
10 6 (1.53%) Selenium
11 5 (1.27%) MSI
11 5 (1.27%) ClearQuest
11 5 (1.27%) InstallShield
11 5 (1.27%) JMeter
11 5 (1.27%) NeoLoad
12 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.02%) FishEye
12 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (8.40%) Finance
2 15 (3.82%) Retail
2 15 (3.82%) Legal
3 12 (3.05%) Marketing
4 10 (2.54%) Games
5 9 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.53%) Advertising
8 5 (1.27%) Automotive
9 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Military
10 2 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 324 (82.44%) Developer
2 126 (32.06%) .NET Developer
3 101 (25.70%) C# Developer
4 61 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (12.98%) Senior Developer
6 47 (11.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 41 (10.43%) Software Developer
8 36 (9.16%) SharePoint Developer
9 32 (8.14%) Analyst
10 31 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (6.62%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.85%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
15 15 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
15 15 (3.82%) C# Software Developer
16 14 (3.56%) SQL Developer
17 10 (2.54%) Systems Developer
17 10 (2.54%) C# Software Engineer
17 10 (2.54%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (82.70%) .NET
2 244 (62.09%) ASP.NET
3 228 (58.02%) HTML
4 205 (52.16%) CSS
5 122 (31.04%) jQuery
6 118 (30.03%) XML
7 105 (26.72%) WCF
8 104 (26.46%) .NET Framework
9 90 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (21.37%) HTML5
11 72 (18.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 70 (17.81%) JSON
13 68 (17.30%) CSS3
14 62 (15.78%) Web Services
15 47 (11.96%) LINQ
16 38 (9.67%) SOAP
17 36 (9.16%) XSLT
17 36 (9.16%) WPF
18 31 (7.89%) WinForms
19 26 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.58%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.07%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.82%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.56%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.54%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (2.29%) Physics
8 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.53%) User Experience
9 6 (1.53%) Chemistry
10 5 (1.27%) Replication
10 5 (1.27%) CMDB
10 5 (1.27%) Copywriting
11 4 (1.02%) iPhone
11 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.76%) GIS
12 3 (0.76%) SCORM
12 3 (0.76%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.32%) Windows
2 10 (2.54%) Linux
3 7 (1.78%) Android
4 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.76%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (41.98%) MVC
2 152 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (19.08%) Scrum
4 43 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 39 (9.92%) Unit Testing
6 38 (9.67%) TDD
7 36 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (7.63%) Web Development
9 27 (6.87%) Mentoring
10 24 (6.11%) Kanban
11 23 (5.85%) Time Management
12 20 (5.09%) Content Management
13 19 (4.83%) Project Management
14 18 (4.58%) CRM
15 15 (3.82%) Logistics
15 15 (3.82%) ITIL
15 15 (3.82%) PRINCE2
15 15 (3.82%) OO
16 14 (3.56%) OOP
17 13 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 311 (79.13%) C#
2 222 (56.49%) JavaScript
3 213 (54.20%) SQL
4 69 (17.56%) T-SQL
5 57 (14.50%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.63%) C++
7 26 (6.62%) Java
8 22 (5.60%) VB
9 18 (4.58%) VBA
9 18 (4.58%) PHP
10 17 (4.33%) C
11 11 (2.80%) VB6
12 9 (2.29%) VBScript
13 7 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.53%) Python
15 5 (1.27%) Ruby
16 3 (0.76%) Lisp
16 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.36%) Degree
3 23 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.07%) MCP
5 15 (3.82%) MCSD
6 13 (3.31%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.78%) ISEB
7 7 (1.78%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.53%) PhD
9 5 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 160 (40.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.50%) Oracle
3 19 (4.83%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.54%) SAP
5 9 (2.29%) Telerik
6 4 (1.02%) Adobe
7 3 (0.76%) Sage
7 3 (0.76%) Kenexa
8 2 (0.51%) Progress
9 1 (0.25%) Sybase
9 1 (0.25%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.25%) ESRI
9 1 (0.25%) VMware
9 1 (0.25%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) Ektron
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £22500 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, Paid MS certs!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
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