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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 9 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 15.38% 7.69% 2.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 72.73% 57.14% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £32,159 £43,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.07% +35.93%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 21.15% 13.46% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 January 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 16 (88.89%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (50.00%) WCF
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
8 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 8 (44.44%) Scrum
9 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (33.33%) MVC
11 5 (27.78%) CSS
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
12 4 (22.22%) BDD
12 4 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (22.22%) HTML5
12 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
12 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (22.22%) Line Management
12 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
12 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 4 (22.22%) ISEB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) XSLT
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) WPF
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Line Management
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) RAD
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (11.11%) VB6
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.11%) VB
8 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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