Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 111 92
Rank change year-on-year +36 -19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.45% 2.33% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.32% 10.25% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 43
Gloucestershire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,625 £29,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 368 488 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 25.88% 22.78% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 279 401 262
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% +2.67%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Gloucestershire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Cheltenham +18 19 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Cirencester -1 16 £42,500 +16.44% 2
Gloucester +24 7 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Tewkesbury -2 2 £43,750 +1.16% 1
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 47 (95.92%) C#
2 45 (91.84%) .NET
3 39 (79.59%) JavaScript
4 33 (67.35%) CSS
5 32 (65.31%) jQuery
6 31 (63.27%) HTML
7 30 (61.22%) SQL
7 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (51.02%) JIRA
9 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
10 21 (42.86%) Java
11 20 (40.82%) C++
11 20 (40.82%) Linux
12 19 (38.78%) REST
13 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
13 18 (36.73%) Python
13 18 (36.73%) XML
13 18 (36.73%) TDD
14 17 (34.69%) Maven
14 17 (34.69%) Ruby
14 17 (34.69%) Selenium
14 17 (34.69%) Groovy
14 17 (34.69%) SOAP
14 17 (34.69%) VBScript
14 17 (34.69%) Ant
14 17 (34.69%) JUnit
14 17 (34.69%) HP
14 17 (34.69%) CA
14 17 (34.69%) HP UFT
14 17 (34.69%) Windows

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 15 (30.61%) Apache
1 15 (30.61%) IIS
1 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Extranet
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Redis
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) JIRA
2 17 (34.69%) Ant
2 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
2 17 (34.69%) Eclipse
2 17 (34.69%) HP UFT
2 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.69%) JUnit
2 17 (34.69%) Maven
2 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 17 (34.69%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) .NET Developer
3 15 (30.61%) Test Manager
4 14 (28.57%) Test Automation Manager
5 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 5 (10.20%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Junior
8 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
9 4 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Graduate
9 4 (8.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) CSS
3 32 (65.31%) jQuery
4 31 (63.27%) HTML
5 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
6 19 (38.78%) REST
7 18 (36.73%) XML
8 17 (34.69%) Gherkin
8 17 (34.69%) SOAP
9 15 (30.61%) J2EE
10 12 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
11 10 (20.41%) HTML5
12 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (14.29%) JSON
13 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (10.20%) Web Services
13 5 (10.20%) XHTML
14 4 (8.16%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Arduino
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Warfare
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 15 (30.61%) Unix
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.24%) Android
5 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
2 18 (36.73%) Test Automation
3 17 (34.69%) MVC
3 17 (34.69%) Waterfall
4 16 (32.65%) BDD
5 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Web Development
7 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) SEO
9 4 (8.16%) Mobile Development
9 4 (8.16%) SOA
9 4 (8.16%) Wireframes
10 3 (6.12%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.12%) Creative Thinking
10 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Online Marketing
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) C#
2 39 (79.59%) JavaScript
3 30 (61.22%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 20 (40.82%) C++
6 18 (36.73%) Python
7 17 (34.69%) Groovy
7 17 (34.69%) Ruby
7 17 (34.69%) VBScript
8 16 (32.65%) Jython
9 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) CA
1 17 (34.69%) HP
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) ESRI