Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 113 126
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 84 73 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.20% 2.28% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.70% 14.37% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 70 70
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,400
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £47,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 866 508 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.65% 15.84% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 714 441 643
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,575 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £75,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 53 (63.10%) C#
2 40 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 38 (45.24%) HTML
4 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.10%) .NET
5 32 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
7 27 (32.14%) SQL
7 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
7 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
8 25 (29.76%) ASP.NET
9 21 (25.00%) MVC
9 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (23.81%) Finance
10 20 (23.81%) Migration
10 20 (23.81%) C++
11 19 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
12 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (21.43%) T-SQL
13 17 (20.24%) CSS
13 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (20.24%) HTML5
13 17 (20.24%) jQuery
14 16 (19.05%) Marketing
14 16 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (19.05%) SAP
14 16 (19.05%) Windows

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 16 (19.05%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.38%) Kentico
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 14 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.38%) Firebase
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
1 5 (5.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (16.67%) Power BI
8 12 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.95%) MS Access
10 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (1.19%) MySQL
12 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.19%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) PostCSS
5 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.38%) webpack
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 16 (19.05%) Electronics
3 16 (19.05%) Marketing
3 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 14 (16.67%) Games
4 14 (16.67%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (82.14%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Multimedia Developer
4 13 (15.48%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C++ Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.95%) MATLAB Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) C Developer
11 4 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior C++ Developer
11 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) HTML
2 32 (38.10%) .NET
3 25 (29.76%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.24%) CSS
4 17 (20.24%) HTML5
4 17 (20.24%) jQuery
5 14 (16.67%) Flash
6 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.52%) JSON
7 8 (9.52%) RESTful
8 7 (8.33%) Ajax
9 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.95%) XML
11 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.76%) MFC
11 4 (4.76%) Node.js
11 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 4 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.38%) W3C
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.19%) Fintech
5 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (25.00%) MVC
4 20 (23.81%) Migration
5 16 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (19.05%) ETL
5 16 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 14 (16.67%) Content Management
6 14 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.33%) Scrum
9 7 (8.33%) SOA
10 6 (7.14%) Web Development
11 5 (5.95%) CRM
11 5 (5.95%) OO
11 5 (5.95%) TDD
11 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.76%) Project Management
12 4 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.10%) C#
2 27 (32.14%) SQL
3 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.81%) C++
5 18 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 13 (15.48%) C
7 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.14%) Java
8 6 (7.14%) MATLAB
8 6 (7.14%) VBScript
9 4 (4.76%) PHP
9 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.38%) Go
10 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.38%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) F#
11 1 (1.19%) Python
11 1 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 27 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
1 2 (2.38%) WCAG
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) SAP
3 14 (16.67%) Adobe
4 3 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) IFS
6 1 (1.19%) Remedy