Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 45 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 85 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.79% 6.39% 6.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.96% 17.28% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 69 77
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% +10.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £43,750 £44,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +4.90%

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 254 492 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.32% 36.99% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 224 399 261
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +17 24 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Taunton +3 6 £42,028 +20.08% 5
Portishead - 3 £45,000 -
Yeovil -8 2 £29,250 -5.65%
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 33 (86.84%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
3 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) MVC
6 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
7 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
10 9 (23.68%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (23.68%) CRM
10 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (23.68%) WCF
11 8 (21.05%) Marketing
11 8 (21.05%) Java
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (15.79%) Selenium
13 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
13 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
13 6 (15.79%) Ruby
13 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
13 6 (15.79%) SoapUI
13 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
13 6 (15.79%) SpecFlow
13 6 (15.79%) Big Data

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 9 (23.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Serverless
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) Big Data
3 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Power BI
5 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (7.89%) SSDT
6 2 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) JMeter
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.79%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Publishing
4 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) C# Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
8 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
9 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) WCF
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) REST
5 4 (10.53%) Web Services Management
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.89%) Node.js
6 3 (7.89%) Redux
6 3 (7.89%) WinForms
6 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) Qt
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.68%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Document Management
8 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.89%) MVVM
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.89%) R
7 3 (7.89%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSD
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Google