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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.14% 1.17% 2.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 8.45% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 14
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 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,000 £41,500
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
115 71 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.08% 13.81% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 93 47 91
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 23 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Swindon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 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 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) C#
3 19 (55.88%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) CSS
3 19 (55.88%) jQuery
4 17 (50.00%) Web Services
4 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (47.06%) SOAP
6 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
6 15 (44.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 13 (38.24%) XML
8 13 (38.24%) OO
8 13 (38.24%) JSON
9 12 (35.29%) LINQ
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
10 10 (29.41%) Ajax
10 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (26.47%) WPF
11 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
11 9 (26.47%) EDI
11 9 (26.47%) REST
12 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
12 7 (20.59%) Data Mapping
12 7 (20.59%) Logistics
13 5 (14.71%) Web Development
14 4 (11.76%) Marketing
14 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
14 4 (11.76%) WSDL
15 3 (8.82%) Eclipse

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 7 (20.59%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Wireless
1 3 (8.82%) LTE
1 3 (8.82%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Junior
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
8 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
2 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) jQuery
3 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (50.00%) Web Services
4 16 (47.06%) SOAP
5 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
5 15 (44.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (38.24%) JSON
6 13 (38.24%) XML
7 12 (35.29%) LINQ
8 10 (29.41%) Ajax
9 9 (26.47%) WPF
9 9 (26.47%) EDI
9 9 (26.47%) REST
10 4 (11.76%) WSDL
11 3 (8.82%) WCF
11 3 (8.82%) HTML5
11 3 (8.82%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) OO
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Logistics
3 7 (20.59%) Data Mapping
4 5 (14.71%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Web Design
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) C
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft