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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 89 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 177 185 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.16% 3.04% 3.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.42% 16.64% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 158 168 187
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 1112 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.22% 18.30% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 938 949 899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +18 38 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Dorset +12 37 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Bristol -3 36 £41,500 +18.57% 7
Gloucestershire -2 31 £35,000 - 5
Wiltshire -30 23 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Devon +15 10 £32,500 +4.83% 3
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 315 (80.15%) C#
2 302 (76.84%) .NET
3 251 (63.87%) SQL Server
4 232 (59.03%) SQL
5 214 (54.45%) ASP.NET
6 210 (53.44%) Microsoft
7 193 (49.11%) MVC
8 161 (40.97%) JavaScript
9 141 (35.88%) HTML
10 133 (33.84%) .NET Framework
11 130 (33.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 129 (32.82%) CSS
13 106 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 95 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
15 92 (23.41%) jQuery
15 92 (23.41%) Entity Framework
16 87 (22.14%) Windows
17 83 (21.12%) MS Excel
18 78 (19.85%) Degree
19 77 (19.59%) VB.NET
20 75 (19.08%) T-SQL
21 72 (18.32%) Web Development
22 70 (17.81%) Web Services
23 63 (16.03%) WCF
23 63 (16.03%) Software Engineering
24 62 (15.78%) Finance
24 62 (15.78%) XML
25 57 (14.50%) VB
26 55 (13.99%) Telecoms
26 55 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 36 (9.16%) Apache
1 36 (9.16%) IIS
2 35 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.11%) Drupal
4 19 (4.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (4.07%) CMS
6 7 (1.78%) Node.js
7 6 (1.53%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.51%) SAS
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (21.12%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (2.04%) 3ds Max
4 8 (2.04%) Maya
5 5 (1.27%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.27%) Mingle
5 5 (1.27%) MS Office
5 5 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (4.58%) SAP Business One
3 5 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.51%) FastStats
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.04%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) Office 365
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.27%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) FTP
3 4 (1.02%) HTTP
3 4 (1.02%) SMTP
4 3 (0.76%) SMPP
5 2 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.25%) DHCP
6 1 (0.25%) DNS
6 1 (0.25%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (63.87%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (5.09%) SSDT
6 18 (4.58%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (3.56%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.05%) MySQL
10 11 (2.80%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.54%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.27%) QlikView
13 5 (1.27%) SQLite
14 4 (1.02%) Big Data
14 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (8.65%) Subversion
3 12 (3.05%) JIRA
4 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.27%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.27%) NUnit
6 5 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.02%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.02%) Selenium
8 3 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.76%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.76%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.76%) JMeter
8 3 (0.76%) MSI
8 3 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.51%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.51%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.51%) ReSharper
General
1 62 (15.78%) Finance
2 55 (13.99%) Telecoms
3 29 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 28 (7.12%) Automotive
5 27 (6.87%) Banking
6 22 (5.60%) Electronics
6 22 (5.60%) Marketing
7 14 (3.56%) Games
7 14 (3.56%) Publishing
8 11 (2.80%) Multimedia
9 10 (2.54%) Military
10 8 (2.04%) Advertising
11 3 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 307 (78.12%) Developer
2 132 (33.59%) C# Developer
3 122 (31.04%) .NET Developer
4 88 (22.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (17.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 64 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 64 (16.28%) Software Developer
7 53 (13.49%) SQL Developer
8 47 (11.96%) Senior Developer
9 46 (11.70%) Web Developer
10 45 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 28 (7.12%) Software Engineer
12 25 (6.36%) Team Leader
13 22 (5.60%) Analyst
13 22 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (5.34%) .NET Software Developer
14 21 (5.34%) .NET Web Developer
14 21 (5.34%) C# Web Developer
15 20 (5.09%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (5.09%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (76.84%) .NET
2 214 (54.45%) ASP.NET
3 141 (35.88%) HTML
4 133 (33.84%) .NET Framework
5 130 (33.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 129 (32.82%) CSS
7 92 (23.41%) Entity Framework
7 92 (23.41%) jQuery
8 70 (17.81%) Web Services
9 63 (16.03%) WCF
10 62 (15.78%) XML
11 46 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (11.70%) HTML5
12 41 (10.43%) SOAP
13 38 (9.67%) REST
14 33 (8.40%) JSON
14 33 (8.40%) WPF
15 32 (8.14%) AngularJS
15 32 (8.14%) WinForms
16 28 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.54%) Learning Management System
3 10 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.29%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.04%) Animation
5 8 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.04%) EPoS
5 8 (2.04%) Replication
5 8 (2.04%) SCORM
6 7 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
6 7 (1.78%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 87 (22.14%) Windows
2 29 (7.38%) Linux
3 22 (5.60%) Unix
4 20 (5.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.78%) Android
7 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (49.11%) MVC
2 95 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (18.32%) Web Development
4 63 (16.03%) Software Engineering
5 46 (11.70%) Scrum
6 39 (9.92%) Mentoring
7 38 (9.67%) TDD
8 37 (9.41%) OO
9 31 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (6.87%) SDLC
12 26 (6.62%) OOD
13 24 (6.11%) OOP
14 20 (5.09%) Mobile Development
15 19 (4.83%) Digital Marketing
15 19 (4.83%) Programme Management
16 17 (4.33%) Front End Development
17 15 (3.82%) SOA
18 14 (3.56%) E-Commerce
18 14 (3.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 315 (80.15%) C#
2 232 (59.03%) SQL
3 161 (40.97%) JavaScript
4 77 (19.59%) VB.NET
5 75 (19.08%) T-SQL
6 57 (14.50%) VB
7 41 (10.43%) C++
8 38 (9.67%) Java
8 38 (9.67%) PHP
9 29 (7.38%) PowerShell
10 28 (7.12%) VB6
11 19 (4.83%) VC++
12 17 (4.33%) C
13 14 (3.56%) PL/SQL
14 13 (3.31%) VBScript
15 7 (1.78%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.53%) Python
17 3 (0.76%) C++/CLI
17 3 (0.76%) XPath
17 3 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 78 (19.85%) Degree
2 54 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.40%) MCSD
4 28 (7.12%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.09%) MCSE
6 18 (4.58%) MCPD
6 18 (4.58%) MCTS
7 15 (3.82%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.04%) ISEB
9 7 (1.78%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.76%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) Firmware
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) Control-M
2 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 210 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.18%) Oracle
3 39 (9.92%) SAP
4 16 (4.07%) Adobe
5 8 (2.04%) Kenexa
5 8 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.53%) Cegedim Rx
7 5 (1.27%) Informatica
7 5 (1.27%) Perforce
7 5 (1.27%) Splunk
8 3 (0.76%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.51%) Citrix
9 2 (0.51%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.51%) i2
9 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.51%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.25%) Sencha
10 1 (0.25%) TippingPoint
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