Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 44 45
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +36
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 77 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.63% 5.86% 5.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.41% 16.74% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 63 72
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £47,500
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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 460 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.71% 34.98% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 169 369 303
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,950 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,300 £55,000 £54,750
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 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 August 2018.

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 August 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
Bath +16 16 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Taunton +11 12 £42,028 +20.08% 2
Portishead - 5 £45,000 -
Yeovil -10 2 £29,250 -5.65%
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 32 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
6 11 (27.50%) CSS
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (27.50%) HTML
7 10 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
9 8 (20.00%) Selenium
9 8 (20.00%) Ruby
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
9 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 8 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (20.00%) Big Data
9 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (20.00%) JMeter
10 7 (17.50%) DevOps
10 7 (17.50%) VB
10 7 (17.50%) C++
10 7 (17.50%) Office 365
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.00%) Azure Functions
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.00%) Serverless
5 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Big Data
2 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) Power BI
5 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.50%) SSDT
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (2.50%) PowerPivot
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) JMeter
3 8 (20.00%) Selenium
3 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 8 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.50%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Graduate
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) CSS
2 11 (27.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) Redux
4 5 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.00%) Material Design
5 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Node.js
6 3 (7.50%) WinForms
6 3 (7.50%) WPF
7 2 (5.00%) Qt
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.50%) React
8 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.00%) Fintech
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (17.50%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) ETL
6 6 (15.00%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) Data Science
7 5 (12.50%) Document Management
7 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 5 (12.50%) MVC
7 5 (12.50%) OOP
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Ruby
6 7 (17.50%) C++
6 7 (17.50%) VB
7 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (12.50%) Python
7 5 (12.50%) TypeScript
8 3 (7.50%) R
9 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSD
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) SAP