Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Dorset
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 59 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 48 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.94% 4.07% 6.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 17.60% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 64
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
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 288 250 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.66% 23.11% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 267 217 196
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -15.31% +9.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £47,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +3 26 £36,250 -14.71% 7
Bournemouth -17 21 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) C#
3 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
4 25 (52.08%) SQL
5 23 (47.92%) HTML
5 23 (47.92%) CSS
6 22 (45.83%) MVC
7 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (29.17%) OO
11 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 13 (27.08%) C++
11 13 (27.08%) WPF
12 12 (25.00%) Web Development
12 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 11 (22.92%) jQuery
13 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
14 10 (20.83%) XML
15 9 (18.75%) VB.NET
15 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
16 8 (16.67%) VB
16 8 (16.67%) Windows
16 8 (16.67%) Marketing
16 8 (16.67%) JSON
17 7 (14.58%) WCF

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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) SSDT
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 8 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) Software Developer
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Cloud Specialist
4 7 (14.58%) Marketing Specialist
4 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 23 (47.92%) CSS
2 23 (47.92%) HTML
3 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (27.08%) WPF
7 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
7 11 (22.92%) jQuery
8 10 (20.83%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) JSON
10 7 (14.58%) Silverlight
10 7 (14.58%) Universal Windows Platform
10 7 (14.58%) WCF
10 7 (14.58%) Web Services
11 6 (12.50%) REST
11 6 (12.50%) SOAP
12 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
13 2 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) MVC
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) OO
4 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (25.00%) Web Development
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.58%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (14.58%) Image Processing
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) MVVM
7 6 (12.50%) OOP
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) SOLID
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) User Stories
7 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Decision-Making
9 2 (4.17%) ETL
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) C++
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 8 (16.67%) VB
7 7 (14.58%) VB6
8 6 (12.50%) C
8 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.08%) Telerik