The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 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 Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 3.26% 14.00% 3.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 87.50% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 15.22% 16.00% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 11
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £32,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
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Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Taunton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft