Period
to 18 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 92 120
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 -44
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.25% 3.14% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.29% 11.72% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 38
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +13.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,500 £30,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,000 £46,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 340 401 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 21.84% 26.79% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 272 309 347
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% +8.54% -4.65%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £29,900
90th Percentile £60,450 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 12 £33,750 -22.86%
Cheltenham +7 7 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Cirencester +2 3 £41,058 -3.39%
Gloucester +2 3 £40,000 - 3
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) .NET
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
5 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
6 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 14 (40.00%) C++
8 13 (37.14%) C
9 12 (34.29%) HTML
10 11 (31.43%) CSS
10 11 (31.43%) Linux
11 10 (28.57%) Python
11 10 (28.57%) Scrum
11 10 (28.57%) QA
11 10 (28.57%) TDD
11 10 (28.57%) DevOps
12 9 (25.71%) HTML5
12 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
12 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
12 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
13 8 (22.86%) WPF
13 8 (22.86%) OO
13 8 (22.86%) Coaching
13 8 (22.86%) Prototyping
14 7 (20.00%) Docker

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 6 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 5 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.86%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (8.57%) GIS
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.43%) Xcode
6 3 (8.57%) Selenium
7 2 (5.71%) JIRA
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (2.86%) Appium
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.86%) JUnit
8 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.86%) Maven
8 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Trainer
5 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) CSS
4 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
4 9 (25.71%) HTML5
5 8 (22.86%) WPF
6 7 (20.00%) CSS3
7 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.14%) WinForms
8 5 (14.29%) GStreamer
9 4 (11.43%) JSON
9 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.57%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) XML
11 2 (5.71%) Dapper ORM
11 2 (5.71%) jQuery
11 2 (5.71%) LINQ
11 2 (5.71%) MFC
11 2 (5.71%) WCF
11 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (14.29%) Social Media
3 4 (11.43%) e-Learning
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.71%) Media Streaming
5 2 (5.71%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 10 (28.57%) DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Coaching
5 8 (22.86%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Prototyping
6 6 (17.14%) OOD
6 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 5 (14.29%) API Development
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Data Science
7 5 (14.29%) OSINT
7 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (40.00%) C++
5 13 (37.14%) C
6 10 (28.57%) Python
7 6 (17.14%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) Apple Swift
8 5 (14.29%) Objective-C
9 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
9 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
10 2 (5.71%) XAML
11 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.86%) PHP
11 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) ESRI
2 2 (5.71%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) RedGate
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore