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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 125 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 137 177 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.42% 2.97% 3.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.90% 14.89% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 158 188
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £28,576
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1062 1189 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.78% 19.95% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 918 996 945
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Somerset +12 33 £35,500 +5.97% 7
Bristol +9 31 £35,500 -8.38% 2
Dorset +11 30 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Devon +16 15 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Gloucestershire -35 15 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Wiltshire -35 11 £39,000 +11.42% 4
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 255 (75.44%) C#
2 235 (69.53%) .NET
3 208 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 169 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 145 (42.90%) SQL Server
6 140 (41.42%) SQL
7 138 (40.83%) MVC
8 136 (40.24%) JavaScript
9 128 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
10 126 (37.28%) HTML
11 112 (33.14%) CSS
11 112 (33.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 100 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (22.49%) MS Excel
14 70 (20.71%) jQuery
15 67 (19.82%) Windows
16 65 (19.23%) OO
17 62 (18.34%) .NET Framework
18 59 (17.46%) Web Development
19 56 (16.57%) Scrum
20 50 (14.79%) AngularJS
21 46 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
22 45 (13.31%) HTML5
23 44 (13.02%) Software Engineering
23 44 (13.02%) Web Services
24 43 (12.72%) OOD
24 43 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 43 (12.72%) TDD
25 42 (12.43%) SharePoint
25 42 (12.43%) PowerShell

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 42 (12.43%) SharePoint
2 31 (9.17%) Umbraco
3 27 (7.99%) IIS
4 20 (5.92%) Apache
4 20 (5.92%) CMS
5 15 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (3.25%) Jetty
6 11 (3.25%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.25%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.78%) Drupal
8 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.30%) Moodle
12 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.30%) Totara
Applications
1 76 (22.49%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.62%) MS Office
3 7 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.48%) Mingle
5 4 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.89%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.89%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.89%) Maya
6 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (6.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.89%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 3 (0.89%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.89%) Line 500
3 3 (0.89%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.30%) FastStats
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.92%) GitHub
3 14 (4.14%) Trello
4 12 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (3.25%) Basecamp
5 11 (3.25%) Dropbox
5 11 (3.25%) Google Apps
5 11 (3.25%) Slack
6 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.89%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.48%) Intranet
2 4 (1.18%) RS-485
3 3 (0.89%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.89%) IP Telephony
3 3 (0.89%) LAN
3 3 (0.89%) WAN
4 2 (0.59%) Extranet
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) IKE
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (42.90%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.55%) MySQL
6 12 (3.55%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (2.66%) SSDT
10 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.48%) MS Access
12 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 2 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 112 (33.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (10.65%) Subversion
3 23 (6.80%) Selenium
4 15 (4.44%) JIRA
5 14 (4.14%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.25%) Bitbucket
6 11 (3.25%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.96%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.66%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.66%) SoapUI
8 9 (2.66%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (2.07%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.78%) NUnit
12 5 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.48%) FinalBuilder
12 5 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.18%) Moq
13 4 (1.18%) MSTest
13 4 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (9.47%) Finance
2 28 (8.28%) Manufacturing
3 27 (7.99%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.40%) Marketing
5 18 (5.33%) Electronics
6 5 (1.48%) Banking
7 4 (1.18%) Advertising
8 3 (0.89%) Games
8 3 (0.89%) Military
8 3 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.89%) Retail
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 218 (64.50%) Developer
2 130 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 108 (31.95%) C# Developer
4 97 (28.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (19.23%) Software Developer
6 60 (17.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (16.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 40 (11.83%) .NET Software Developer
9 40 (11.83%) C# Software Developer
10 32 (9.47%) Senior Developer
11 27 (7.99%) SQL Developer
11 27 (7.99%) Web Developer
12 26 (7.69%) Analyst
13 24 (7.10%) Team Leader
14 22 (6.51%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (5.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 18 (5.33%) Software Engineer
17 17 (5.03%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (69.53%) .NET
2 169 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 126 (37.28%) HTML
4 112 (33.14%) CSS
5 100 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (20.71%) jQuery
7 62 (18.34%) .NET Framework
8 50 (14.79%) AngularJS
9 45 (13.31%) HTML5
10 44 (13.02%) Web Services
11 39 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (10.65%) WPF
13 35 (10.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (10.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 31 (9.17%) WCF
16 27 (7.99%) SOAP
17 26 (7.69%) JSON
18 25 (7.40%) REST
19 24 (7.10%) Entity Framework
20 23 (6.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (2.66%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.37%) EPoS
5 6 (1.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.48%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.18%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.18%) SCADA
8 3 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.89%) Animation
8 3 (0.89%) Replication
8 3 (0.89%) SCORM
8 3 (0.89%) Social Network
8 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.82%) Windows
2 15 (4.44%) Linux
3 11 (3.25%) CentOS
3 11 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.89%) Android
6 3 (0.89%) Unix
6 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (40.83%) MVC
2 128 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (19.23%) OO
4 59 (17.46%) Web Development
5 56 (16.57%) Scrum
6 44 (13.02%) Software Engineering
7 43 (12.72%) OOD
7 43 (12.72%) TDD
8 40 (11.83%) OOP
9 36 (10.65%) SDLC
10 27 (7.99%) CRM
11 25 (7.40%) E-Commerce
12 24 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (6.51%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.21%) BDD
16 19 (5.62%) ITIL
17 17 (5.03%) DevOps
17 17 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
17 17 (5.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (75.44%) C#
2 140 (41.42%) SQL
3 136 (40.24%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.43%) PowerShell
5 33 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.51%) PHP
7 21 (6.21%) VB
8 20 (5.92%) VB.NET
9 19 (5.62%) C++
10 18 (5.33%) Java
11 14 (4.14%) C
12 9 (2.66%) C++/CLI
12 9 (2.66%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.78%) VB6
14 6 (1.78%) VC++
15 4 (1.18%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.18%) SOQL
16 3 (0.89%) VBScript
16 3 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (7.69%) Degree
2 23 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.55%) MCSD
4 11 (3.25%) ISEB
4 11 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.96%) MCP
6 9 (2.66%) MCSA
6 9 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.37%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.78%) HND
9 5 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.89%) MCSE
12 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.30%) MCPD
12 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.48%) Docker
5 3 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.59%) SCCM
2 2 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 208 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.99%) Oracle
3 18 (5.33%) SAP
3 18 (5.33%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.25%) Google
4 11 (3.25%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.66%) RedGate
5 9 (2.66%) VMware
6 8 (2.37%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.78%) Adobe
7 6 (1.78%) Citrix
7 6 (1.78%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.78%) Veeam
8 5 (1.48%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.48%) New Relic
8 5 (1.48%) Perforce
9 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.89%) Kenexa
10 3 (0.89%) Rally
10 3 (0.89%) Sage
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wells, Somerset
Datamine Software Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum strictly depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Newton Abbot, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cullompton, Devon
Acorn
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46500 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Tiverton
Computer Futures
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive & negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Tiverton
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago