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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 11 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 9.76% 6.15% 11.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.44% 30.77% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £33,600 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
9 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 21.95% 20.00% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 4
Average salary £32,500 £36,700 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.44% -2.13%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) C#
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (66.67%) CSS
5 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (66.67%) WCF
6 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (50.00%) XML
7 6 (50.00%) WPF
7 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (25.00%) QA
9 3 (25.00%) Selenium
9 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (25.00%) C++
10 2 (16.67%) VB
10 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 2 (16.67%) Web Services
10 2 (16.67%) VB6
10 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (16.67%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) WPF
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) RAD
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) C#
4 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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