Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 128 72
Rank change year-on-year +38 -56 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 38 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.30% 1.68% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.41% 8.92% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 60
Gloucestershire median annual salary £39,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.57% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,500 £29,000 £31,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £52,500
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 395 426 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 26.60% 18.83% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 302 342 273
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,300 £31,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +8 13 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Cirencester - 11 £42,500 - 1
Gloucester +26 7 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Tewkesbury +2 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Stroud -3 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 47 (95.92%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 34 (69.39%) HTML
3 34 (69.39%) CSS
4 33 (67.35%) .NET
5 27 (55.10%) SQL
6 24 (48.98%) IIS
6 24 (48.98%) jQuery
7 20 (40.82%) Windows
8 19 (38.78%) XML
8 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
9 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
9 17 (34.69%) Selenium
9 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (30.61%) C++
11 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
12 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
12 13 (26.53%) Java
12 13 (26.53%) JIRA
12 13 (26.53%) REST
13 12 (24.49%) SoapUI
13 12 (24.49%) Gherkin
13 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
13 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
13 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
13 12 (24.49%) CA Service Virtualization
13 12 (24.49%) Groovy
13 12 (24.49%) TDD
13 12 (24.49%) Maven
13 12 (24.49%) Ruby

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 24 (48.98%) IIS
2 14 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 11 (22.45%) Apache
3 11 (22.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.16%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) Extranet
2 4 (8.16%) Intranet
2 4 (8.16%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) JIRA
3 12 (24.49%) Ant
3 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
3 12 (24.49%) Eclipse
3 12 (24.49%) HP UFT
3 12 (24.49%) Jenkins
3 12 (24.49%) JUnit
3 12 (24.49%) Maven
3 12 (24.49%) SoapUI
4 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.16%) NCover
5 4 (8.16%) NUnit
6 2 (4.08%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Test Automation Manager
3 11 (22.45%) Test Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 6 (12.24%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (69.39%) CSS
1 34 (69.39%) HTML
2 33 (67.35%) .NET
3 24 (48.98%) jQuery
4 19 (38.78%) XML
5 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
5 13 (26.53%) REST
6 12 (24.49%) Gherkin
6 12 (24.49%) SOAP
7 11 (22.45%) J2EE
8 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (18.37%) HTML5
9 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 7 (14.29%) JSON
11 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
12 4 (8.16%) CSS3
12 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.16%) XHTML
13 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.04%) Cyber Warfare
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) iPhone
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 11 (22.45%) Unix
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.20%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
2 12 (24.49%) TDD
2 12 (24.49%) Waterfall
3 11 (22.45%) BDD
3 11 (22.45%) Software Testing
4 10 (20.41%) SDLC
4 10 (20.41%) Web Development
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Coaching
7 5 (10.20%) CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) B2B
8 4 (8.16%) B2C
8 4 (8.16%) SEO
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 27 (55.10%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) C++
5 13 (26.53%) Java
6 12 (24.49%) Groovy
6 12 (24.49%) Python
6 12 (24.49%) Ruby
6 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
6 12 (24.49%) VBScript
7 11 (22.45%) Jython
8 9 (18.37%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) CA
1 12 (24.49%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) ESRI