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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 10.81% 3.45% 16.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 40.00% 23.08% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Average salary £33,750 £31,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,300 £34,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
10 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 27.03% 14.94% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 10
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +10.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (50.00%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) Selenium
6 3 (37.50%) WPF
6 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) WCF
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) MVC
8 1 (12.50%) Games
8 1 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) UML
8 1 (12.50%) OOP
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
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