Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 43 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.31% 4.60% 5.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.03% 15.57% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 64
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 226 366 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.65% 29.54% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 190 324 339
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £59,925 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +3.90%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Somerset

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Somerset.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Somerset

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Somerset

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Bath -5 13 £46,250 +15.63% 4
Taunton +2 8 £35,000 -27.46% 3
Weston-super-Mare - 7 £32,500 -
Yeovil -12 5 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Clevedon +11 4 - -
Portishead - 2 £45,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) C#
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 19 (44.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (37.21%) Google
6 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
6 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
6 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
7 14 (32.56%) CSS
7 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
7 14 (32.56%) HTML
8 13 (30.23%) VB
9 11 (25.58%) Windows
9 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
9 11 (25.58%) MVC
9 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
10 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (23.26%) Web Services
11 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
12 8 (18.60%) HTML5
12 8 (18.60%) OO
12 8 (18.60%) Java
13 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
13 7 (16.28%) VB6
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (9.30%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) npm
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Power BI
6 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Babel
3 4 (9.30%) Grunt
3 4 (9.30%) gulp
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (9.30%) webpack
4 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) JMeter
4 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.65%) Avionics
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Software Developer
3 14 (32.56%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Release Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Server Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) CSS
3 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
5 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (23.26%) Web Services
6 8 (18.60%) HTML5
7 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.95%) Google Maps API
8 6 (13.95%) Material Design
8 6 (13.95%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
9 5 (11.63%) jQuery
10 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.30%) Ajax
10 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
10 4 (9.30%) Node.js
10 4 (9.30%) Symfony
10 4 (9.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
1 11 (25.58%) MVC
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.28%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (16.28%) DevOps
4 7 (16.28%) Release Management
4 7 (16.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Decision-Making
5 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.30%) Innovative Thinking
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) UML
7 4 (9.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C#
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
4 13 (30.23%) VB
5 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
6 8 (18.60%) Java
7 7 (16.28%) VB6
8 6 (13.95%) C++
8 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
9 4 (9.30%) PHP
10 3 (6.98%) Ruby
10 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) HND
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Google
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.33%) SAP