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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 90 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 190 194 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.14% 3.18% 3.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.31% 18.42% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 167 183 158
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,460 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1241 1053 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.50% 17.28% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 896 760
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Wiltshire +4 63 £35,000 - 8
Gloucestershire -13 44 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Bristol -16 33 £37,500 +12.78% 7
Dorset -10 28 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Somerset +4 11 £34,000 +7.93% 3
Devon -16 6 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Cornwall -5 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 279 (77.29%) .NET
2 257 (71.19%) C#
3 207 (57.34%) SQL Server
4 204 (56.51%) SQL
5 157 (43.49%) ASP.NET
5 157 (43.49%) Microsoft
6 129 (35.73%) JavaScript
7 124 (34.35%) MVC
8 123 (34.07%) HTML
9 116 (32.13%) Windows
10 111 (30.75%) CSS
11 92 (25.48%) .NET Framework
12 88 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (23.27%) jQuery
14 83 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 70 (19.39%) Oracle
16 69 (19.11%) XML
17 66 (18.28%) Finance
18 63 (17.45%) Web Services
19 61 (16.90%) Entity Framework
20 54 (14.96%) Unit Testing
21 53 (14.68%) T-SQL
22 52 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
23 51 (14.13%) WCF
24 42 (11.63%) SDLC
25 40 (11.08%) MS Excel
26 39 (10.80%) Security Cleared
26 39 (10.80%) SQL Server 2008
26 39 (10.80%) JSON
27 38 (10.53%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (10.25%) IIS
2 33 (9.14%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.77%) SAS
4 8 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.39%) Confluence
6 5 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.39%) CMS
7 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) WordPress
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.55%) Node.js
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.55%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.55%) Drupal
8 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 40 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Maya
5 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Magento
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) Route 53
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.03%) SMTP
1 29 (8.03%) SMPP
2 18 (4.99%) SMS
3 12 (3.32%) HTTP
4 11 (3.05%) FTP
5 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.83%) DNS
6 3 (0.83%) Firewall
6 3 (0.83%) Intranet
6 3 (0.83%) Extranet
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) SNMP
7 1 (0.28%) DHCP
7 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (57.34%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.16%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.16%) MySQL
7 13 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.49%) SSDT
11 5 (1.39%) Sqoop
11 5 (1.39%) Big Data
11 5 (1.39%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.43%) Subversion
3 12 (3.32%) Toad
4 10 (2.77%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.22%) Selenium
6 7 (1.94%) NUnit
7 6 (1.66%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.66%) JMeter
7 6 (1.66%) NeoLoad
7 6 (1.66%) WebDriver
7 6 (1.66%) MbUnit
8 5 (1.39%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.39%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.39%) JIRA
8 5 (1.39%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 66 (18.28%) Finance
2 24 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.32%) Marketing
4 8 (2.22%) Retail
5 7 (1.94%) Games
6 6 (1.66%) Banking
7 5 (1.39%) Advertising
7 5 (1.39%) Back Office
8 4 (1.11%) Publishing
9 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.83%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.55%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.55%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 265 (73.41%) Developer
2 113 (31.30%) .NET Developer
3 92 (25.48%) C# Developer
4 67 (18.56%) Software Developer
5 64 (17.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (13.30%) Analyst
7 43 (11.91%) Senior Developer
8 42 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (9.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (7.76%) Test Analyst
11 27 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
12 19 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
12 19 (5.26%) Software Engineer
13 16 (4.43%) Software Test Analyst
14 15 (4.16%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.16%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.77%) SQL DBA
15 10 (2.77%) Senior C# Developer
15 10 (2.77%) DBA
15 10 (2.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (77.29%) .NET
2 157 (43.49%) ASP.NET
3 123 (34.07%) HTML
4 111 (30.75%) CSS
5 92 (25.48%) .NET Framework
6 84 (23.27%) jQuery
7 69 (19.11%) XML
8 63 (17.45%) Web Services
9 61 (16.90%) Entity Framework
10 52 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 51 (14.13%) WCF
12 39 (10.80%) JSON
13 38 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 36 (9.97%) HTML5
15 34 (9.42%) WPF
15 34 (9.42%) SOAP
16 31 (8.59%) WinForms
17 30 (8.31%) LINQ
18 26 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (5.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.88%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.77%) User Experience
4 8 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.94%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.39%) Wiki
8 4 (1.11%) CMDB
8 4 (1.11%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.11%) Statistics
9 3 (0.83%) Animation
9 3 (0.83%) Equities
9 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.55%) DTV
10 2 (0.55%) GIS
10 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.28%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 116 (32.13%) Windows
2 21 (5.82%) Linux
3 11 (3.05%) Windows CE
4 10 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.49%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (2.49%) UNIX
6 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.39%) Android
8 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (34.35%) MVC
2 88 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (14.96%) Unit Testing
4 42 (11.63%) SDLC
5 37 (10.25%) OO
6 29 (8.03%) TDD
7 27 (7.48%) Software Engineering
8 24 (6.65%) Scrum
9 22 (6.09%) Workflow
9 22 (6.09%) Software Testing
9 22 (6.09%) Multithreading
10 20 (5.54%) Data Mapping
11 19 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.26%) Performance Testing
12 18 (4.99%) Logistics
12 18 (4.99%) OOD
13 15 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.16%) CRM
13 15 (4.16%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 257 (71.19%) C#
2 204 (56.51%) SQL
3 129 (35.73%) JavaScript
4 53 (14.68%) T-SQL
5 38 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 31 (8.59%) VB
7 30 (8.31%) Java
8 27 (7.48%) C
9 26 (7.20%) C++
10 13 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.32%) XQuery
11 12 (3.32%) XPath
12 9 (2.49%) Python
13 7 (1.94%) PHP
14 6 (1.66%) VBA
14 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.39%) R
15 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.11%) Perl
17 3 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 38 (10.53%) Degree
3 17 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.94%) MCSD
7 6 (1.66%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.66%) MCP
8 5 (1.39%) ISEB
9 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.60%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) Basel II
3 1 (0.28%) TickIT
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.39%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
3 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 157 (43.49%) Microsoft
2 70 (19.39%) Oracle
3 6 (1.66%) Google
4 4 (1.11%) Adobe
5 3 (0.83%) ESRI
6 2 (0.55%) VMware
6 2 (0.55%) Zend
6 2 (0.55%) Mapinfo
6 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.55%) Trapeze
6 2 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.28%) Kenexa
7 1 (0.28%) Dell KACE
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec
7 1 (0.28%) Sybase
7 1 (0.28%) Dell
7 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.28%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Sedgemoor District Council
Salary: From £27,924 to £30,178 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Tewkesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Tavistock
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40-45k Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago