The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 105 103
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.65% 1.64% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.39% 8.36% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 21
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 366 371 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.78% 19.64% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 330 336 323
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Bristol

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Bristol.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Bristol

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Bristol over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 59 (76.62%) C#
2 39 (50.65%) HTML
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 36 (46.75%) SQL Server
4 31 (40.26%) .NET
5 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 25 (32.47%) Windows
8 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
8 24 (31.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (28.57%) CSS
10 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
12 17 (22.08%) MVC
13 15 (19.48%) Games
13 15 (19.48%) CRM
13 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
13 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (19.48%) HTML5
13 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (18.18%) C++
14 14 (18.18%) SQL
14 14 (18.18%) CMS
15 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
15 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
16 12 (15.58%) Java
16 12 (15.58%) VB.NET
16 12 (15.58%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (15.58%) TDD

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (18.18%) CMS
2 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) Umbraco
4 4 (5.19%) IIS
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (7.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.49%) 3ds Max
3 5 (6.49%) Maya
4 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) GitHub
3 3 (3.90%) Dropbox
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Skype
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) Intranet
2 3 (3.90%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (9.09%) Power BI
8 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.19%) MS Access
10 3 (3.90%) MySQL
10 3 (3.90%) phpMyAdmin
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (1.30%) Big Data
12 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) GCC
4 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 3 (3.90%) Subversion
6 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.60%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.60%) Selenium
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (19.48%) Games
2 9 (11.69%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.19%) Military
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Software Engineer
4 16 (20.78%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) CRM Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.79%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Multimedia Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) 3D Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.65%) HTML
2 31 (40.26%) .NET
3 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
4 22 (28.57%) CSS
5 15 (19.48%) HTML5
6 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (15.58%) jQuery
8 10 (12.99%) Entity Framework
9 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.09%) LLVM
11 6 (7.79%) Flash
11 6 (7.79%) RESTful
12 5 (6.49%) Ajax
12 5 (6.49%) JSON
12 5 (6.49%) SOAP
12 5 (6.49%) Web Services
13 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (5.19%) XML
14 3 (3.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Animation
1 5 (6.49%) Learning Management System
1 5 (6.49%) SCORM
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.08%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) CRM
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
6 11 (14.29%) Web Development
7 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.99%) Time Management
8 9 (11.69%) ETL
9 7 (9.09%) Game Development
9 7 (9.09%) Open Source
9 7 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Content Management
10 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.79%) Migration
11 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) C#
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.18%) C++
3 14 (18.18%) SQL
4 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Java
5 12 (15.58%) VB.NET
6 11 (14.29%) C
7 10 (12.99%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.19%) VB
8 4 (5.19%) VBScript
9 3 (3.90%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.90%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) cPanel
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Adobe
3 5 (6.49%) Kenexa
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Talend
6 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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