Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +46 -3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 80 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.21% 3.28% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.05% 12.07% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 55 47
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,083 £32,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,875 £54,750 £48,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 399 489 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 25.98% 27.18% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 323 424 266
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Tewkesbury +2 27 £35,000 +22.81%
Cheltenham +6 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Gloucester +11 10 £45,000 -0.59% 2
Cirencester +9 6 £38,750 +6.16%
Mitcheldean - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (90.00%) C#
2 65 (81.25%) .NET
3 48 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 48 (60.00%) SQL
3 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (51.25%) CSS
5 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 33 (41.25%) Software Engineering
7 32 (40.00%) HTML
8 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
8 31 (38.75%) Windows
9 29 (36.25%) C++
10 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
11 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
12 25 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (31.25%) Linux
13 24 (30.00%) jQuery
14 23 (28.75%) WPF
14 23 (28.75%) JIRA
15 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
15 22 (27.50%) MVC
16 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 20 (25.00%) JSON
17 19 (23.75%) Web Development
18 18 (22.50%) T-SQL
19 17 (21.25%) Web Services
19 17 (21.25%) XML
19 17 (21.25%) WinForms
19 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
20 16 (20.00%) SDLC

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 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) Confluence
3 5 (6.25%) Apache
3 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) WordPress
4 4 (5.00%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) SAS
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) Geospatial Data
2 13 (16.25%) GIS
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.50%) MySQL
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.75%) Power BI
6 3 (3.75%) Redis
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 25 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (28.75%) JIRA
4 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.50%) Ant
5 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.50%) HP UFT
5 6 (7.50%) JUnit
5 6 (7.50%) Maven
5 6 (7.50%) Selenium
5 6 (7.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.75%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (17.50%) Military
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Back Office
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (70.00%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 17 (21.25%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 14 (17.50%) C# Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Junior
7 12 (15.00%) Web Developer
8 11 (13.75%) Graduate
8 11 (13.75%) Graduate Developer
8 11 (13.75%) Junior Developer
9 9 (11.25%) Junior .NET Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (7.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Junior Web Developer
12 5 (6.25%) Trainee
12 5 (6.25%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (81.25%) .NET
2 41 (51.25%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) HTML
4 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 24 (30.00%) jQuery
6 23 (28.75%) WPF
7 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 20 (25.00%) JSON
8 17 (21.25%) AngularJS
8 17 (21.25%) Web Services
8 17 (21.25%) WinForms
8 17 (21.25%) XML
9 12 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (13.75%) RESTful
10 11 (13.75%) WCF
10 11 (13.75%) XSLT
11 10 (12.50%) GStreamer
11 10 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (11.25%) REST
13 8 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) Media Streaming
4 3 (3.75%) State Machine
4 3 (3.75%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Arduino
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Software Engineering
3 22 (27.50%) MVC
4 19 (23.75%) Web Development
5 16 (20.00%) Scrum
5 16 (20.00%) SDLC
6 13 (16.25%) OO
7 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (13.75%) OOD
8 11 (13.75%) TDD
8 11 (13.75%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.25%) Kanban
10 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.75%) BDD
11 7 (8.75%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (8.75%) MVVM
11 7 (8.75%) Prototyping
11 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
12 6 (7.50%) UML
12 6 (7.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) C#
2 48 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 48 (60.00%) SQL
3 29 (36.25%) C++
4 18 (22.50%) T-SQL
5 11 (13.75%) C
6 10 (12.50%) Java
7 9 (11.25%) Python
8 6 (7.50%) Groovy
8 6 (7.50%) Jython
8 6 (7.50%) Ruby
8 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.50%) VBScript
9 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.00%) VC++
9 4 (5.00%) XAML
10 3 (3.75%) R
11 2 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) Degree
3 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) CA Service Virtualization
1 6 (7.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) CA
2 6 (7.50%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) ESRI
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Apple
4 3 (3.75%) TOWER Software