Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 68 72 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.90% 5.37% 4.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.36% 22.50% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 61 71 45
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £43,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 Dorset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 334 320 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 28.97% 23.85% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 303 285 198
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Dorset

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Dorset

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Dorset over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Dorset

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -9 45 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Poole +9 23 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (79.41%) C#
3 46 (67.65%) Microsoft
4 40 (58.82%) SQL
5 39 (57.35%) HTML
5 39 (57.35%) CSS
6 35 (51.47%) MVC
6 35 (51.47%) .NET Framework
7 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
8 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 19 (27.94%) Entity Framework
10 19 (27.94%) jQuery
11 17 (25.00%) VB.NET
12 16 (23.53%) VB
12 16 (23.53%) XML
12 16 (23.53%) Windows
13 15 (22.06%) OO
13 15 (22.06%) C++
13 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
13 15 (22.06%) VB6
13 15 (22.06%) Manufacturing
13 15 (22.06%) JSON
13 15 (22.06%) WPF
13 15 (22.06%) Silverlight
13 15 (22.06%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (22.06%) Image Processing
13 15 (22.06%) Universal Windows Platform
14 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (10.29%) CMS
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) SSDT
4 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.82%) Selenium
General
1 15 (22.06%) Manufacturing
2 12 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (91.18%) Developer
2 42 (61.76%) Software Developer
3 17 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Cloud Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Cloud Specialist
5 12 (17.65%) Marketing Specialist
5 12 (17.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 9 (13.24%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.82%) Software Tester
7 6 (8.82%) Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Business Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Report Developer
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (57.35%) CSS
2 39 (57.35%) HTML
3 35 (51.47%) .NET Framework
4 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
5 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (27.94%) Entity Framework
6 19 (27.94%) jQuery
7 16 (23.53%) XML
8 15 (22.06%) JSON
8 15 (22.06%) Silverlight
8 15 (22.06%) Universal Windows Platform
8 15 (22.06%) WPF
9 12 (17.65%) WCF
9 12 (17.65%) Web Services
10 7 (10.29%) Ajax
11 6 (8.82%) REST
11 6 (8.82%) SOAP
12 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) MVC
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 15 (22.06%) Image Processing
3 15 (22.06%) OO
4 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.29%) B2B
5 7 (10.29%) Machine Learning
5 7 (10.29%) Personalization
5 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.82%) DevOps
6 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
6 6 (8.82%) User Stories
6 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.94%) Data Management
8 2 (2.94%) ETL
8 2 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) C#
2 40 (58.82%) SQL
3 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 16 (23.53%) VB
6 15 (22.06%) C++
6 15 (22.06%) VB6
7 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.47%) Telerik