The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.15% 3.01% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.89% 20.27% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 9
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -28.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 10.67% 14.83% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 45
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 33 (97.06%) C#
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 24 (70.59%) SQL
4 20 (58.82%) CSS
4 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 20 (58.82%) HTML
4 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (47.06%) Web Development
5 16 (47.06%) jQuery
6 15 (44.12%) MVC
7 12 (35.29%) SOAP
7 12 (35.29%) Web Services
7 12 (35.29%) XML
7 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (35.29%) JSON
7 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
8 10 (29.41%) REST
8 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (29.41%) Data Mapping
8 10 (29.41%) WCF
8 10 (29.41%) WPF
8 10 (29.41%) EDI
9 9 (26.47%) LINQ
10 8 (23.53%) Logistics
11 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (14.71%) Line Management
12 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (11.76%) Scrum
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) HTML
4 16 (47.06%) jQuery
5 12 (35.29%) SOAP
5 12 (35.29%) Web Services
5 12 (35.29%) XML
5 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 12 (35.29%) JSON
5 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
6 10 (29.41%) REST
6 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (29.41%) WCF
6 10 (29.41%) WPF
6 10 (29.41%) EDI
7 9 (26.47%) LINQ
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Web Development
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) Data Mapping
4 8 (23.53%) Logistics
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Line Management
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.94%) Content Management
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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