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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 35 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 55 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.97% 6.16% 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.22% 31.40% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 19
Median salary £34,500 £38,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.21% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 121 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 39.42% 19.61% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 209 119 109
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -10 10 £35,000 -3.71% 2
Taunton -6 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 64 (71.11%) .NET
2 61 (67.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (64.44%) SQL Server
4 55 (61.11%) C#
4 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 46 (51.11%) SQL
8 39 (43.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 38 (42.22%) MVC
9 38 (42.22%) Scrum
10 37 (41.11%) HTML
10 37 (41.11%) CSS
10 37 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
12 33 (36.67%) .NET Framework
12 33 (36.67%) Entity Framework
13 30 (33.33%) jQuery
14 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
15 28 (31.11%) IIS
16 27 (30.00%) HTML5
16 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (28.89%) DevOps
18 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (26.67%) Automated Testing
19 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
21 22 (24.44%) Unit Testing
21 22 (24.44%) Windows
22 21 (23.33%) TDD

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 28 (31.11%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Mingle
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) ADSL
1 1 (1.11%) LAN
1 1 (1.11%) VPN
1 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Big Data
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) Logi Info
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Power BI
7 1 (1.11%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 61 (67.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (43.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 20 (22.22%) Subversion
4 15 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 13 (14.44%) Eclipse
5 13 (14.44%) IntelliJ
6 9 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.78%) Selenium
8 6 (6.67%) Bitbucket
8 6 (6.67%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.44%) JIRA
10 2 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.11%) JBehave
11 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.11%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.56%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 16 (17.78%) Test Engineer
6 13 (14.44%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (14.44%) Senior Test Engineer
6 13 (14.44%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.78%) Automation Tester
9 7 (7.78%) Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
13 3 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (71.11%) .NET
2 50 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 37 (41.11%) CSS
3 37 (41.11%) HTML
4 33 (36.67%) .NET Framework
4 33 (36.67%) Entity Framework
5 30 (33.33%) jQuery
6 27 (30.00%) HTML5
7 25 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (23.33%) JSON
10 20 (22.22%) Ajax
10 20 (22.22%) CSS3
11 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 19 (21.11%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (18.89%) ADO.NET
13 6 (6.67%) WCF
14 5 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (4.44%) AngularJS
16 3 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.33%) Android
3 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.22%) MVC
2 38 (42.22%) Scrum
3 37 (41.11%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
5 26 (28.89%) DevOps
6 24 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 22 (24.44%) Unit Testing
8 21 (23.33%) TDD
9 20 (22.22%) Release Management
10 19 (21.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (21.11%) Software Delivery
11 17 (18.89%) Performance Analysis
12 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 14 (15.56%) BDD
13 14 (15.56%) Waterfall
14 13 (14.44%) Exploratory Testing
15 12 (13.33%) SDLC
16 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
17 8 (8.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.11%) C#
2 46 (51.11%) SQL
3 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.56%) PowerShell
5 20 (22.22%) Java
6 15 (16.67%) C
7 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) Python
8 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) ISEB
3 11 (12.22%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.22%) Sybase
4 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.11%) New Relic
4 1 (1.11%) RedGate
4 1 (1.11%) Tableau
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