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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 81 62 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 195 198 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.14% 3.89% 3.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.89% 22.25% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 186 181 154
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £25,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1090 890 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.53% 17.49% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 920 795 655
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +34 58 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Dorset 0 38 £41,000 +26.15% 7
Gloucestershire 0 27 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bristol -49 27 £32,500 - 7
Devon -4 23 £29,000 -9.37%
Somerset -26 18 £31,500 - 3
Cornwall - 3 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 332 (83.63%) .NET
2 316 (79.60%) C#
3 252 (63.48%) ASP.NET
4 220 (55.42%) HTML
5 218 (54.91%) JavaScript
6 198 (49.87%) SQL Server
7 192 (48.36%) SQL
8 191 (48.11%) CSS
9 140 (35.26%) jQuery
10 130 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
11 128 (32.24%) Microsoft
12 117 (29.47%) MVC
13 104 (26.20%) XML
14 87 (21.91%) MS Excel
15 83 (20.91%) .NET Framework
16 79 (19.90%) HTML5
17 75 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (17.38%) Windows
19 67 (16.88%) SOAP
19 67 (16.88%) C++
20 66 (16.62%) VB.NET
20 66 (16.62%) WCF
21 65 (16.37%) Web Services
21 65 (16.37%) SharePoint
22 62 (15.62%) Software Engineering
22 62 (15.62%) CSS3
23 57 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
23 57 (14.36%) JSON
23 57 (14.36%) T-SQL
24 54 (13.60%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (16.37%) SharePoint
2 35 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 28 (7.05%) SharePoint Server
4 25 (6.30%) CMS
5 17 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.77%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.77%) IIS
7 9 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.51%) Immediacy CMS
9 5 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.25%) SAS
11 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 87 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.51%) MS Office
4 5 (1.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.01%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.52%) Intranet
3 4 (1.01%) HTTP
4 3 (0.76%) Internet
5 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 2 (0.50%) LTE
5 2 (0.50%) 4G
6 1 (0.25%) DMZ
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) SNMP
6 1 (0.25%) Extranet
6 1 (0.25%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (49.87%) SQL Server
2 57 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (6.55%) MySQL
5 25 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (4.28%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (4.03%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (3.02%) MS Access
13 11 (2.77%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 5 (1.26%) Informix
15 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (1.01%) DB2
16 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (4.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (2.52%) Selenium
4 8 (2.02%) Subversion
5 7 (1.76%) NUnit
5 7 (1.76%) GCC
5 7 (1.76%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.26%) Moq
7 5 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.01%) MbUnit
8 4 (1.01%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.76%) FogBugz
9 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.25%) Maven
11 1 (0.25%) JIRA
11 1 (0.25%) Toad
11 1 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (7.30%) Finance
2 16 (4.03%) Advertising
3 13 (3.27%) Games
3 13 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.02%) Marketing
5 6 (1.51%) Electronics
5 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.26%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.01%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 335 (84.38%) Developer
2 129 (32.49%) .NET Developer
3 104 (26.20%) C# Developer
4 65 (16.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (14.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 49 (12.34%) Senior Developer
7 42 (10.58%) Software Developer
8 40 (10.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (9.57%) SQL Developer
10 37 (9.32%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (7.30%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.79%) Software Engineer
13 20 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (4.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (4.03%) Junior
17 14 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
18 13 (3.27%) Junior Developer
19 12 (3.02%) C# Software Developer
19 12 (3.02%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (83.63%) .NET
2 252 (63.48%) ASP.NET
3 220 (55.42%) HTML
4 191 (48.11%) CSS
5 140 (35.26%) jQuery
6 104 (26.20%) XML
7 83 (20.91%) .NET Framework
8 79 (19.90%) HTML5
9 75 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 67 (16.88%) SOAP
11 66 (16.62%) WCF
12 65 (16.37%) Web Services
13 62 (15.62%) CSS3
14 57 (14.36%) JSON
15 52 (13.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 43 (10.83%) WPF
17 39 (9.82%) LINQ
18 38 (9.57%) REST
19 25 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.26%) Replication
6 5 (1.26%) CCTV
6 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.01%) Open Source
7 4 (1.01%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.01%) iPhone
7 4 (1.01%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.76%) DTV
8 3 (0.76%) GIS
8 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.76%) User Experience
9 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.25%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.38%) Windows
2 25 (6.30%) Linux
3 12 (3.02%) Windows CE
4 10 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.51%) Android
6 5 (1.26%) AIX
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.50%) UNIX
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.47%) MVC
3 62 (15.62%) Software Engineering
4 51 (12.85%) OO
5 41 (10.33%) TDD
6 38 (9.57%) Scrum
7 33 (8.31%) Unit Testing
8 25 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (6.30%) Web Development
9 23 (5.79%) Time Management
10 22 (5.54%) OOD
11 18 (4.53%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.53%) UML
12 17 (4.28%) Kanban
12 17 (4.28%) Waterfall
13 16 (4.03%) Content Management
14 14 (3.53%) Data Mapping
15 13 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (3.02%) Project Management
16 12 (3.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 316 (79.60%) C#
2 218 (54.91%) JavaScript
3 192 (48.36%) SQL
4 67 (16.88%) C++
5 66 (16.62%) VB.NET
6 57 (14.36%) T-SQL
7 54 (13.60%) VB
8 28 (7.05%) Java
9 25 (6.30%) VB6
10 23 (5.79%) C
11 19 (4.79%) PHP
12 14 (3.53%) VBScript
13 9 (2.27%) VC++
14 8 (2.02%) VBA
15 7 (1.76%) Python
15 7 (1.76%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.76%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.76%) Ruby
17 3 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (9.32%) Degree
2 27 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.52%) MCP
3 10 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.27%) MCSD
5 8 (2.02%) MCTS
5 8 (2.02%) MCPD
6 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.26%) ISEB
7 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.05%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (32.24%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.08%) Oracle
3 9 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.76%) SAP
4 7 (1.76%) Embarcadero
4 7 (1.76%) Borland
5 5 (1.26%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.76%) Telerik
7 2 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.50%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.25%) Ektron
8 1 (0.25%) ESRI
8 1 (0.25%) VMware
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) Intel
8 1 (0.25%) Sage
8 1 (0.25%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Sybase
8 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire
PleaseTech Ltd
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum to £45k + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Profit share & Flexi-time!
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £28k + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car + Flex Bene + Profit Share
Posted: 22 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago