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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 72 80
Rank change year-on-year -34 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.96% 2.99% 3.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.39% 17.71% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 55
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 429 271 440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.32% 16.88% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 359 246 369
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 58 (69.05%) C#
2 44 (52.38%) HTML
3 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (38.10%) Windows
7 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
8 28 (33.33%) .NET
9 26 (30.95%) Games
10 25 (29.76%) Software Engineering
11 24 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (27.38%) C++
13 22 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (25.00%) Finance
14 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (21.43%) HTML5
16 18 (21.43%) SQL
16 18 (21.43%) CMS
17 17 (20.24%) CSS
17 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
18 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
18 16 (19.05%) Java
19 15 (17.86%) Python
19 15 (17.86%) TDD
20 14 (16.67%) MVC
21 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
21 13 (15.48%) CRM

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 18 (21.43%) CMS
2 7 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (13.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Skype
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (11.90%) Power BI
6 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.76%) MS Access
8 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.10%) GCC
3 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 2 (2.38%) gulp
6 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.38%) Mocha
6 2 (2.38%) NSubstitute
6 2 (2.38%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (30.95%) Games
2 21 (25.00%) Finance
3 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
4 12 (14.29%) Electronics
4 12 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 12 (14.29%) Marketing
4 12 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (65.48%) Developer
2 24 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Multimedia Developer
5 11 (13.10%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) CRM Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Technical Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (52.38%) HTML
2 28 (33.33%) .NET
3 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (21.43%) HTML5
5 17 (20.24%) CSS
6 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
7 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (14.29%) Flash
8 11 (13.10%) LLVM
9 10 (11.90%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.33%) jQuery
11 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.95%) Web Services
13 3 (3.57%) Ajax
13 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 3 (3.57%) EJB
13 3 (3.57%) Java SE
13 3 (3.57%) Middleware
13 3 (3.57%) SOAP
13 3 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Software Engineering
3 22 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (17.86%) TDD
5 14 (16.67%) MVC
6 13 (15.48%) CRM
7 12 (14.29%) Content Management
7 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 11 (13.10%) ETL
8 11 (13.10%) Game Development
8 11 (13.10%) Open Source
8 11 (13.10%) Performance Analysis
8 11 (13.10%) Web Development
9 9 (10.71%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.71%) Migration
9 9 (10.71%) Pair Programming
10 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) C#
2 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.38%) C++
4 18 (21.43%) SQL
5 16 (19.05%) Java
6 15 (17.86%) Python
7 12 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 10 (11.90%) C
8 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.76%) VBScript
10 2 (2.38%) ES6
10 2 (2.38%) F#
10 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.38%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) R
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.48%) Degree
3 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Adobe
2 12 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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