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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 9.80% 7.92% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.67% 72.73% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Average salary £31,500 £37,811 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.68% +60.89%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
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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
12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 23.53% 10.89% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 5
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) Line Management
7 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Test Management
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) RAD
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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