Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 88 99
Rank change year-on-year +33 +11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 82 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.87% 3.33% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.30% 12.69% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 53 50
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,915 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £51,500 £48,050
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%

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 448 449 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 26.59% 26.23% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 367 379 298
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £29,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 35 £35,000 +22.81% 2
Cheltenham +13 18 £32,500 -28.21% 6
Gloucester +6 8 £47,500 +4.93% 2
Cirencester +14 2 £45,000 +23.29% 2
Mitcheldean - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 66 (80.49%) C#
2 62 (75.61%) .NET
3 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (56.10%) SQL
5 39 (47.56%) JavaScript
6 38 (46.34%) Windows
6 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
7 36 (43.90%) Software Engineering
8 35 (42.68%) CSS
9 32 (39.02%) C++
10 31 (37.80%) Git (software)
11 29 (35.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (35.37%) Security Cleared
11 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
11 29 (35.37%) Linux
12 28 (34.15%) WPF
13 26 (31.71%) HTML
14 22 (26.83%) Scrum
15 21 (25.61%) WinForms
15 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
15 21 (25.61%) .NET Framework
16 18 (21.95%) Military
16 18 (21.95%) SDLC
17 17 (20.73%) C
18 16 (19.51%) OO
18 16 (19.51%) JSON
18 16 (19.51%) JIRA
18 16 (19.51%) Web Development
19 15 (18.29%) jQuery
19 15 (18.29%) AngularJS

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 (7.32%) Confluence
1 6 (7.32%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) ArcGIS
2 5 (6.10%) WordPress
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.29%) Geospatial Data
2 15 (18.29%) GIS
3 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.32%) MySQL
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) Power BI
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) Git (software)
2 29 (35.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (19.51%) JIRA
4 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.88%) Ant
6 4 (4.88%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.88%) JUnit
6 4 (4.88%) Maven
6 4 (4.88%) Selenium
6 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.88%) Xcode
7 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.66%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 18 (21.95%) Military
2 12 (14.63%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Back Office
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Software Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Software Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Junior
6 12 (14.63%) C# Developer
7 11 (13.41%) Graduate
7 11 (13.41%) Graduate Developer
7 11 (13.41%) Junior Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Junior .NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) Web Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Analyst
9 7 (8.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 5 (6.10%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (6.10%) Graduate Software Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Trainee
11 5 (6.10%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (75.61%) .NET
2 35 (42.68%) CSS
3 28 (34.15%) WPF
4 26 (31.71%) HTML
5 21 (25.61%) .NET Framework
5 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
5 21 (25.61%) WinForms
6 16 (19.51%) JSON
7 15 (18.29%) AngularJS
7 15 (18.29%) jQuery
8 14 (17.07%) Web Services
9 13 (15.85%) GStreamer
9 13 (15.85%) XML
10 11 (13.41%) RESTful
10 11 (13.41%) WCF
10 11 (13.41%) XSLT
11 10 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.54%) CSS3
13 7 (8.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.10%) User Experience
5 4 (4.88%) e-Learning
5 4 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.88%) Media Streaming
5 4 (4.88%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.66%) State Machine
7 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Arduino
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Fintech
8 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Windows
2 29 (35.37%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) Software Engineering
3 22 (26.83%) Scrum
4 18 (21.95%) SDLC
5 16 (19.51%) OO
5 16 (19.51%) Web Development
6 15 (18.29%) OOD
7 14 (17.07%) MVC
8 13 (15.85%) TDD
8 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
9 12 (14.63%) Prototyping
10 11 (13.41%) Kanban
10 11 (13.41%) Test Scripting
11 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.76%) MVVM
13 7 (8.54%) UML
14 6 (7.32%) Coaching
14 6 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) C#
2 46 (56.10%) SQL
3 39 (47.56%) JavaScript
4 32 (39.02%) C++
5 17 (20.73%) C
6 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
7 11 (13.41%) Python
8 6 (7.32%) Java
8 6 (7.32%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.10%) XAML
10 4 (4.88%) Assembly Language
10 4 (4.88%) Groovy
10 4 (4.88%) Jython
10 4 (4.88%) Ruby
10 4 (4.88%) VBScript
10 4 (4.88%) VC++
11 3 (3.66%) R
12 2 (2.44%) PHP
12 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (4.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) ESRI
3 4 (4.88%) CA
3 4 (4.88%) HP
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Apple
4 3 (3.66%) TOWER Software