Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 80 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 -33
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 51 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.71% 3.07% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.06% 15.09% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 17
Dorset median annual salary £46,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,875 £49,750 £45,400
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 299 285 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 21.73% 20.36% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 231 273 151
Dorset median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +17 25 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Poole -2 20 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Ferndown - 4 £27,500 -
Dorchester - 2 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 45 (88.24%) C#
2 42 (82.35%) .NET
3 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 31 (60.78%) HTML
5 29 (56.86%) CSS
6 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 27 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (50.98%) jQuery
7 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
8 24 (47.06%) Marketing
9 22 (43.14%) .NET Framework
9 22 (43.14%) MVC
10 21 (41.18%) Web Services
10 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (41.18%) WCF
10 21 (41.18%) DevExpress
11 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (25.49%) Manufacturing
13 13 (25.49%) Windows
14 11 (21.57%) Java
14 11 (21.57%) SaaS
15 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
15 10 (19.61%) WPF
15 10 (19.61%) C++
15 10 (19.61%) OO
16 8 (15.69%) SQL
16 8 (15.69%) MySQL
16 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
16 8 (15.69%) Web Development

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 5 (9.80%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.57%) SaaS
3 4 (7.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
1 5 (9.80%) HTTPS
1 5 (9.80%) SSL
2 3 (5.88%) RS-232
2 3 (5.88%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Infinispan
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) JUnit
3 5 (9.80%) Ant
3 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.80%) NUnit
4 3 (5.88%) PhpStorm
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (3.92%) CppUnit
5 2 (3.92%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
5 2 (3.92%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 24 (47.06%) Marketing
2 13 (25.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Senior Developer
2 22 (43.14%) Software Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Senior Software Developer
4 11 (21.57%) SaaS Developer
5 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
5 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
5 10 (19.61%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Junior
7 7 (13.73%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) Azure Developer
8 6 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Junior Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Marketing Specialist
10 4 (7.84%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 31 (60.78%) HTML
3 29 (56.86%) CSS
4 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
4 26 (50.98%) jQuery
5 22 (43.14%) .NET Framework
6 21 (41.18%) WCF
6 21 (41.18%) Web Services
7 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (19.61%) WPF
9 7 (13.73%) Universal Windows Platform
10 6 (11.76%) Silverlight
11 5 (9.80%) EJB
11 5 (9.80%) JSON
11 5 (9.80%) REST
11 5 (9.80%) XML
12 4 (7.84%) React
13 3 (5.88%) Laravel
13 3 (5.88%) Node.js
13 3 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Arduino
2 3 (5.88%) Robotics
3 2 (3.92%) Acoustics
3 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) MVC
2 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.61%) OO
5 8 (15.69%) Web Development
6 7 (13.73%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.76%) Image Processing
7 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Network Management
8 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) SOLID
8 4 (7.84%) Sprint Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Sprint Retrospective
9 3 (5.88%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C#
2 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) C++
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 7 (13.73%) VB
6 7 (13.73%) VB6
7 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (3.92%) Fortran
9 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Def Stans
1 2 (3.92%) IEC 61508
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) DevExpress