The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.76% 12.62% 3.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.48% 86.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 3
Average salary £31,500 £33,453 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% +19.47%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
Somerset

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

Development Applications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 34.12% 14.56% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 6
Average salary £31,500 £33,537 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.07% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £25,812 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 October 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 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) XSLT
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
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