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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / South West
Rank 107 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 129 204 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 3.72% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.42% 21.25% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 112 198 171
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
1039 960 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.92% 17.51% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 869 850 925
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -10 36 £42,500 +11.84% 5
Gloucestershire -12 30 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Bristol +1 25 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Devon - 25 £32,000 -
Dorset -8 10 £30,000 -11.76% 4
Wiltshire -27 6 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 195 (73.86%) C#
2 175 (66.29%) .NET
3 129 (48.86%) SQL Server
4 123 (46.59%) ASP.NET
5 115 (43.56%) JavaScript
5 115 (43.56%) Microsoft
6 107 (40.53%) HTML
7 97 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (36.74%) MVC
8 94 (35.61%) CSS
9 85 (32.20%) SQL
10 79 (29.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 76 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 69 (26.14%) jQuery
13 61 (23.11%) HTML5
14 54 (20.45%) Web Development
15 52 (19.70%) Scrum
16 49 (18.56%) Windows
17 44 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 42 (15.91%) MS Excel
19 39 (14.77%) CSS3
20 38 (14.39%) TDD
21 37 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
21 37 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
22 35 (13.26%) Software Engineering
23 34 (12.88%) Subversion
23 34 (12.88%) AngularJS
24 33 (12.50%) Entity Framework
24 33 (12.50%) JSON
25 32 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 29 (10.98%) IIS
1 29 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.06%) CMS
3 14 (5.30%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.55%) Apache
4 12 (4.55%) Jetty
4 12 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.65%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.71%) MS Office
3 10 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (3.03%) 3ds Max
5 8 (3.03%) Maya
6 3 (1.14%) Mingle
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 3 (1.14%) Infor CRM
3 3 (1.14%) Line 500
3 3 (1.14%) Sage 1000
3 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.92%) GitHub
3 12 (4.55%) Dropbox
4 9 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.41%) Basecamp
4 9 (3.41%) G Suite
4 9 (3.41%) Slack
4 9 (3.41%) Trello
5 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.79%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.65%) RS-232
3 5 (1.89%) Intranet
4 4 (1.52%) Extranet
4 4 (1.52%) RS-485
5 3 (1.14%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.14%) LAN
5 3 (1.14%) NFC
5 3 (1.14%) Skype
5 3 (1.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (48.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (6.44%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.92%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (1.14%) MySQL
10 3 (1.14%) phpMyAdmin
10 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 76 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (12.88%) Subversion
3 29 (10.98%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 13 (4.92%) Selenium
6 11 (4.17%) JIRA
7 10 (3.79%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.65%) NUnit
8 7 (2.65%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.27%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.89%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.89%) NCover
11 4 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.14%) NCrunch
12 3 (1.14%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.76%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.76%) MSTest
13 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (4.92%) Games
2 11 (4.17%) Electronics
2 11 (4.17%) Finance
3 9 (3.41%) Marketing
3 9 (3.41%) Multimedia
3 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.65%) Military
5 6 (2.27%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 3 (1.14%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 166 (62.88%) Developer
2 105 (39.77%) .NET Developer
3 79 (29.92%) C# Developer
4 65 (24.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (20.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 50 (18.94%) Software Developer
7 41 (15.53%) Analyst
8 38 (14.39%) .NET Software Developer
9 36 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (13.26%) C# Software Developer
10 35 (13.26%) Web Developer
11 23 (8.71%) .NET Web Developer
12 21 (7.95%) Software Engineer
13 20 (7.58%) C# Web Developer
13 20 (7.58%) Support Analyst
14 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
15 15 (5.68%) IT Analyst
16 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 14 (5.30%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (66.29%) .NET
2 123 (46.59%) ASP.NET
3 107 (40.53%) HTML
4 94 (35.61%) CSS
5 79 (29.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (26.14%) jQuery
7 61 (23.11%) HTML5
8 44 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 39 (14.77%) CSS3
10 37 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (12.88%) AngularJS
12 33 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 33 (12.50%) JSON
13 32 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 23 (8.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (7.58%) Ajax
17 19 (7.20%) RESTful
18 15 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (5.30%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.92%) Driving Licence
3 11 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.03%) Animation
4 8 (3.03%) Learning Management System
4 8 (3.03%) SCORM
5 6 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.89%) EPoS
6 5 (1.89%) Physics
7 4 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.52%) SCADA
7 4 (1.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
8 3 (1.14%) Social Network
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
9 2 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.56%) Windows
2 23 (8.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.30%) Windows 8
3 14 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (5.30%) Windows XP
4 12 (4.55%) CentOS
4 12 (4.55%) Linux
5 11 (4.17%) Android
6 9 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
1 97 (36.74%) MVC
2 54 (20.45%) Web Development
3 52 (19.70%) Scrum
4 38 (14.39%) TDD
5 35 (13.26%) Software Engineering
6 29 (10.98%) OO
7 28 (10.61%) ITIL
8 25 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (9.09%) SDLC
10 23 (8.71%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.82%) CRM
11 18 (6.82%) OOP
12 17 (6.44%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 12 (4.55%) Content Management
13 12 (4.55%) PRINCE2
14 11 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (3.79%) DevOps
15 10 (3.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 195 (73.86%) C#
2 115 (43.56%) JavaScript
3 85 (32.20%) SQL
4 28 (10.61%) VB
5 21 (7.95%) C
5 21 (7.95%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.20%) Java
6 19 (7.20%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.06%) C++
7 16 (6.06%) PHP
8 14 (5.30%) VBA
8 14 (5.30%) VBScript
9 13 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.79%) Apex Code
11 9 (3.41%) SOQL
12 7 (2.65%) VC++
13 3 (1.14%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.14%) PHP 5
13 3 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (8.71%) Degree
2 15 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.55%) ISEB
5 10 (3.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) cPanel
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.41%) Adobe
4 9 (3.41%) Google
5 8 (3.03%) Kenexa
5 8 (3.03%) VMware
6 7 (2.65%) Oracle
6 7 (2.65%) Veeam
7 5 (1.89%) Citrix
7 5 (1.89%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.89%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.14%) Sage
8 3 (1.14%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.38%) RedGate
10 1 (0.38%) Tableau
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