Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Dorset
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 71 85
Rank change year-on-year +29 +14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 51 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Dorset 5.62% 3.68% 2.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.75% 14.70% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 43
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,000
South West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +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 159 347 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 27.09% 25.05% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 144 280 300
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Dorset

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Dorset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Visual Studio in Dorset.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Dorset

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Dorset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Visual Studio in Dorset over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 +25 17 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Poole +18 16 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) C#
3 17 (51.52%) OO
4 16 (48.48%) OOD
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) CSS
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) MVC
7 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 12 (36.36%) Web Services
7 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 11 (33.33%) Node.js
8 11 (33.33%) Vue.js
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) C++
9 10 (30.30%) Windows
9 10 (30.30%) WPF
10 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
10 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (27.27%) Microservices
11 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
11 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
11 8 (24.24%) WCF
11 8 (24.24%) Degree
12 7 (21.21%) MSI
12 7 (21.21%) ERP
12 7 (21.21%) HTTP
12 7 (21.21%) XML Schema

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) AWS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL Workbench
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) MSI
2 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.21%) WiX
3 4 (12.12%) InstallShield
3 4 (12.12%) PhpStorm
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Code
3 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Software Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) C++ Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Junior Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Architect
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 16 (48.48%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 11 (33.33%) Node.js
4 11 (33.33%) Vue.js
5 10 (30.30%) WPF
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
7 8 (24.24%) WCF
8 7 (21.21%) Ajax
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (21.21%) JSON
8 7 (21.21%) REST
8 7 (21.21%) SOAP
8 7 (21.21%) XML
8 7 (21.21%) XML Schema
8 7 (21.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.03%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) OO
2 16 (48.48%) OOD
3 12 (36.36%) MVC
4 9 (27.27%) Microservices
4 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 7 (21.21%) CRM
5 7 (21.21%) ERP
5 7 (21.21%) RAD
6 5 (15.15%) Android Development
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.12%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Fintech
7 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) C++
5 7 (21.21%) VBScript
5 7 (21.21%) VC++
6 4 (12.12%) C++/CLI
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 4 (12.12%) Sage
3 4 (12.12%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) DevExpress