Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 95 107
Rank change year-on-year +33 +12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 67 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.03% 3.05% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.80% 11.44% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 54
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,500 £28,825
90th Percentile £49,875 £52,500 £47,850
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 424 437 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 25.48% 26.68% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 348 362 327
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +6 33 £35,000 +22.81% 1
Cheltenham -2 7 £48,750 +21.88% 1
Gloucester -1 6 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cirencester +10 2 £50,000 +36.99%
Mitcheldean - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 50 (74.63%) C#
2 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (68.66%) .NET
4 43 (64.18%) SQL
5 38 (56.72%) Windows
6 34 (50.75%) Git (software)
7 33 (49.25%) Software Engineering
8 32 (47.76%) C++
8 32 (47.76%) Security Cleared
9 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
10 28 (41.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
12 26 (38.81%) WPF
13 25 (37.31%) CSS
14 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
15 23 (34.33%) Linux
16 22 (32.84%) HTML
17 20 (29.85%) C
17 20 (29.85%) Scrum
18 18 (26.87%) Military
18 18 (26.87%) WinForms
19 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
19 16 (23.88%) OO
20 15 (22.39%) GIS
20 15 (22.39%) OOD
20 15 (22.39%) SDLC
20 15 (22.39%) Prototyping
20 15 (22.39%) Geospatial Data
21 13 (19.40%) GStreamer
21 13 (19.40%) T-SQL

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 7 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
2 6 (8.96%) ArcGIS
2 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark
3 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 5 (7.46%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.46%) WordPress
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.39%) Geospatial Data
2 15 (22.39%) GIS
3 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.46%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.48%) Power BI
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (50.75%) Git (software)
2 28 (41.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
4 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.97%) Xcode
6 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.49%) Ant
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.49%) JUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (26.87%) Military
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.46%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Graduate
8 5 (7.46%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Trainee
8 5 (7.46%) Trainee Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Trainee Software Developer
9 4 (5.97%) UI Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (68.66%) .NET
2 26 (38.81%) WPF
3 25 (37.31%) CSS
4 22 (32.84%) HTML
5 18 (26.87%) WinForms
6 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
7 13 (19.40%) GStreamer
8 12 (17.91%) JSON
8 12 (17.91%) Web Services
9 11 (16.42%) RESTful
9 11 (16.42%) WCF
10 10 (14.93%) XML
10 10 (14.93%) XSLT
11 8 (11.94%) MFC
12 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.45%) CSS3
12 7 (10.45%) HTML5
13 6 (8.96%) FFmpeg
14 5 (7.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (11.94%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Social Media
3 5 (7.46%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) e-Learning
4 4 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.97%) Media Streaming
4 4 (5.97%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Android
3 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.46%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Software Engineering
3 20 (29.85%) Scrum
4 16 (23.88%) OO
5 15 (22.39%) OOD
5 15 (22.39%) Prototyping
5 15 (22.39%) SDLC
6 12 (17.91%) Web Development
7 11 (16.42%) Kanban
8 10 (14.93%) TDD
8 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.43%) Coaching
9 9 (13.43%) DevOps
9 9 (13.43%) Machine Learning
9 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.94%) UML
11 6 (8.96%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (8.96%) MVVM
11 6 (8.96%) Rapid Prototyping
12 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (74.63%) C#
2 43 (64.18%) SQL
3 32 (47.76%) C++
4 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
5 20 (29.85%) C
6 13 (19.40%) T-SQL
7 10 (14.93%) Python
8 6 (8.96%) Java
8 6 (8.96%) XAML
9 5 (7.46%) Apple Swift
9 5 (7.46%) Objective-C
9 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
10 4 (5.97%) VC++
11 3 (4.48%) R
12 1 (1.49%) Groovy
12 1 (1.49%) Jython
12 1 (1.49%) Ruby
12 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.49%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) ESRI
3 3 (4.48%) Apple
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.49%) CA
4 1 (1.49%) Capita
4 1 (1.49%) HP