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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 84 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.46% 1.51% 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.66% 9.58% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 33
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £58,500 £51,600
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 229 167 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 27.33% 15.71% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 190 117 150
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Cheltenham +17 9 £45,269 +88.62%
Cirencester -5 5 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Gloucester +1 4 £45,269 -
Stroud 0 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Tewkesbury -1 1 £44,000 +10.00%
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) C#
3 36 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
6 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 20 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 19 (33.93%) MVC
7 19 (33.93%) HTML
8 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (32.14%) Web Development
8 18 (32.14%) HTML5
9 17 (30.36%) jQuery
10 16 (28.57%) CSS
11 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 13 (23.21%) JSON
14 12 (21.43%) Web Services
15 11 (19.64%) XML
15 11 (19.64%) Subversion
15 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
16 10 (17.86%) NCover
16 10 (17.86%) REST
16 10 (17.86%) CSS3
16 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
16 10 (17.86%) NUnit
16 10 (17.86%) SQL

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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.93%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) FileNet
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) 3ds Max
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.36%) Maya
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Extranet
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
1 11 (19.64%) Subversion
2 10 (17.86%) NCover
2 10 (17.86%) NUnit
3 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Military
2 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (30.36%) Web Developer
5 15 (26.79%) .NET Web Developer
6 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Developer
8 10 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (17.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
8 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (16.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (16.07%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 9 (16.07%) Senior SQL Developer
9 9 (16.07%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 9 (16.07%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
9 9 (16.07%) VB.NET Web Developer
9 9 (16.07%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (76.79%) .NET
2 36 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) HTML
4 18 (32.14%) HTML5
5 17 (30.36%) jQuery
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (23.21%) JSON
10 12 (21.43%) Web Services
11 11 (19.64%) XML
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (17.86%) CSS3
12 10 (17.86%) REST
13 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
14 8 (14.29%) Spring
15 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
15 7 (12.50%) Java SE
15 7 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 7 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Animation
2 3 (5.36%) Learning Management System
2 3 (5.36%) SCORM
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Cyber Warfare
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) AIX
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 19 (33.93%) MVC
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Web Development
4 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 7 (12.50%) BDD
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (12.50%) Customer Insight
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Content Management
8 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.93%) Web Design
9 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Line Management
10 3 (5.36%) SDLC
10 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C#
2 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) C
5 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.14%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Adobe
3 3 (5.36%) Kenexa
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 per annum + Car & Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago