Period
to 16 November 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 61 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.68% 4.00% 4.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.99% 16.78% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 44
Dorset median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £47,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 206 292 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.77% 23.84% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 147 271 221
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -15.03%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £68,750 £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 16 November 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 November 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
Poole -4 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Bournemouth -8 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Dorchester - 3 £45,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 29 (82.86%) C#
2 26 (74.29%) .NET
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) HTML
6 13 (37.14%) CSS
6 13 (37.14%) Marketing
6 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
7 12 (34.29%) WCF
7 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 12 (34.29%) DevExpress
7 12 (34.29%) Azure
7 12 (34.29%) Web Services
7 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (34.29%) MVC
8 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (31.43%) Java
8 11 (31.43%) JUnit
9 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) MySQL
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) C++
10 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (25.71%) SaaS
11 8 (22.86%) Infinispan
11 8 (22.86%) REST
11 8 (22.86%) JSON
11 8 (22.86%) NUnit
11 8 (22.86%) Ant

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 8 (22.86%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Azure
2 9 (25.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) HTTP
1 8 (22.86%) HTTPS
1 8 (22.86%) SSL
2 3 (8.57%) RS-232
2 3 (8.57%) RS-485
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) JUnit
2 8 (22.86%) Ant
2 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
2 8 (22.86%) NUnit
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) CppUnit
4 3 (8.57%) LabVIEW
4 3 (8.57%) NetBeans
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.86%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (37.14%) Marketing
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) SaaS Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Junior
7 4 (11.43%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Web Marketing Specialist
8 3 (8.57%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
4 13 (37.14%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) WCF
5 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (22.86%) EJB
7 8 (22.86%) JSON
7 8 (22.86%) REST
7 8 (22.86%) XML
8 5 (14.29%) WPF
9 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.71%) Universal Windows Platform
10 1 (2.86%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.86%) Laravel
10 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Acoustics
1 3 (8.57%) Arduino
1 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (8.57%) Robotics
2 1 (2.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MVC
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) OOD
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) UML
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Image Processing
7 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) OOP
8 1 (2.86%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Fortran
6 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) VB6
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Def Stans
1 3 (8.57%) IEC 61508
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) DevExpress