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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.07% 1.61% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.37% 8.65% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £36,500 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
108 104 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.08% 18.57% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 82 73 64
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 £32,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Swindon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 31 (83.78%) C#
3 19 (51.35%) SOAP
3 19 (51.35%) Web Services
3 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
4 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
4 18 (48.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 17 (45.95%) SQL
6 16 (43.24%) HTML
6 16 (43.24%) XML
6 16 (43.24%) CSS
6 16 (43.24%) JSON
6 16 (43.24%) LINQ
6 16 (43.24%) jQuery
7 13 (35.14%) WPF
7 13 (35.14%) OO
7 13 (35.14%) EDI
7 13 (35.14%) REST
8 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
9 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (27.03%) Ajax
10 10 (27.03%) Data Mapping
11 9 (24.32%) Logistics
12 6 (16.22%) WCF
12 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.81%) HTML5
13 4 (10.81%) CSS3
13 4 (10.81%) C++
13 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
13 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Wireless
1 3 (8.11%) LTE
1 3 (8.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior
7 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Developer
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.70%) C Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
2 19 (51.35%) SOAP
2 19 (51.35%) Web Services
3 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
3 18 (48.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 16 (43.24%) JSON
4 16 (43.24%) LINQ
4 16 (43.24%) jQuery
4 16 (43.24%) XML
4 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 13 (35.14%) EDI
5 13 (35.14%) REST
5 13 (35.14%) WPF
6 10 (27.03%) Ajax
7 6 (16.22%) WCF
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) CSS3
9 3 (8.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.70%) EMV
2 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) OO
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Data Mapping
4 9 (24.32%) Logistics
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) C++
5 3 (8.11%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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