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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 58 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.96% 4.38% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.29% 19.63% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 21
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -11.11%  
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 248 219 168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.24% 22.30% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 214 163 127
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Gloucester +8 7 £40,000 +29.03%
Cirencester - 4 £36,500 -
Stroud +2 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Tewkesbury -2 2 £28,000 -30.00%
Cheltenham -23 1 - -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 37 (64.91%) C#
3 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
4 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
5 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 27 (47.37%) SQL
7 23 (40.35%) HTML
8 22 (38.60%) CSS
9 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
9 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (29.82%) Unit Testing
10 16 (28.07%) JSON
11 14 (24.56%) jQuery
11 14 (24.56%) T-SQL
12 13 (22.81%) IIS
12 13 (22.81%) XML
12 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
12 13 (22.81%) HTML5
13 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
13 12 (21.05%) RESTful
13 12 (21.05%) Web Development
13 12 (21.05%) MVC
13 12 (21.05%) Web Services
14 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (17.54%) REST
15 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
15 10 (17.54%) TDD
16 9 (15.79%) 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 13 (22.81%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) FileNet
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) DNS
1 2 (3.51%) SMTP
2 1 (1.75%) Extranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.04%) NCover
3 8 (14.04%) NUnit
3 8 (14.04%) Subversion
4 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
4 7 (12.28%) Maven
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.75%) JIRA
8 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Applications Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) VB.NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
3 23 (40.35%) HTML
4 22 (38.60%) CSS
5 16 (28.07%) JSON
6 14 (24.56%) jQuery
7 13 (22.81%) HTML5
7 13 (22.81%) XML
8 12 (21.05%) RESTful
8 12 (21.05%) Web Services
9 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (17.54%) REST
11 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (14.04%) CSS3
13 7 (12.28%) EJB
13 7 (12.28%) Java SE
13 7 (12.28%) Middleware
13 7 (12.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Mainframe
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) CAN bus
2 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber Warfare
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) AIX
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (29.82%) Unit Testing
2 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.05%) MVC
3 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 12 (21.05%) Web Development
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
5 8 (14.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (14.04%) Web Design
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (12.28%) Customer Insight
6 7 (12.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) C#
2 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 27 (47.37%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) T-SQL
5 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
6 8 (14.04%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) C++
8 4 (7.02%) PHP
9 3 (5.26%) C
9 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.51%) VBA
11 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.75%) Perl
11 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.75%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) VB6
11 1 (1.75%) VBScript
11 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
1 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 3 (5.26%) Basel II
3 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) RedGate
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) Telerik
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin