The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.90% 1.13% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.38% 8.00% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 12
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,800 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,000 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 75 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 17.71% 14.18% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 93 50 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Wiltshire

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Swindon region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Swindon

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Swindon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 27 (81.82%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 18 (54.55%) jQuery
4 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 15 (45.45%) SOAP
5 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 15 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (39.39%) JSON
6 13 (39.39%) XML
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (39.39%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) LINQ
8 10 (30.30%) Ajax
8 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) WPF
9 9 (27.27%) EDI
9 9 (27.27%) REST
10 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.21%) Data Mapping
11 7 (21.21%) Logistics
12 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
13 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
13 4 (12.12%) Web Development
14 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
14 3 (9.09%) LTE
14 3 (9.09%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
1 3 (9.09%) LTE
1 3 (9.09%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 15 (45.45%) SOAP
4 15 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 15 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (39.39%) JSON
5 13 (39.39%) XML
6 12 (36.36%) LINQ
7 10 (30.30%) Ajax
8 9 (27.27%) WPF
8 9 (27.27%) EDI
8 9 (27.27%) REST
9 3 (9.09%) CSS3
9 3 (9.09%) POSIX
9 3 (9.09%) WSDL
9 3 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) OO
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Logistics
3 7 (21.21%) Data Mapping
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) C
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft