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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Dorset
Rank 44 35 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.13% 6.89% 7.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.67% 33.79% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 43 53
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 75 145 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 20.00% 20.39% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 64 116 193
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 4 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Poole -10 4 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) .NET
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
5 13 (56.52%) OO
6 12 (52.17%) Web Development
7 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
9 7 (30.43%) OOP
9 7 (30.43%) Scrum
9 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 6 (26.09%) Subversion
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) RESTful
10 6 (26.09%) Visualforce
10 6 (26.09%) Apex Code
10 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
11 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 5 (21.74%) Coaching
11 5 (21.74%) SOQL
11 5 (21.74%) People Management
11 5 (21.74%) Marketing

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
2 12 (52.17%) C# Developer
3 11 (47.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 6 (26.09%) RESTful
6 6 (26.09%) Visualforce
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
2 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) Web Development
4 7 (30.43%) OOP
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) People Management
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) UML
9 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Apex Code
5 5 (21.74%) SOQL
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago