Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 62 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.81% 5.36% 5.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.53% 16.51% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 71 66
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £44,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 375 424 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.11% 32.47% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 323 351 263
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,063 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.08% +6.83% +1.35%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -4 37 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Yeovil +9 6 £31,000 -27.06%
Clevedon - 4 £36,000 -
Frome - 4 £40,000 -
Taunton +12 2 £48,250 +20.63%
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 42 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 38 (61.29%) SQL
2 38 (61.29%) .NET
3 34 (54.84%) C#
4 30 (48.39%) ASP.NET
5 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
6 19 (30.65%) T-SQL
7 18 (29.03%) HTML
7 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 18 (29.03%) MVC
8 16 (25.81%) CSS
8 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 13 (20.97%) IIS
11 12 (19.35%) Finance
11 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.74%) TDD
12 11 (17.74%) QlikView
12 11 (17.74%) Java
12 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (16.13%) Entity Framework
13 10 (16.13%) JSON
13 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (16.13%) Subversion
13 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
14 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
14 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System

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 13 (20.97%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.74%) QlikView
5 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (9.68%) OLAP
7 6 (9.68%) OLTP
7 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (9.68%) SSDT
8 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (6.45%) Power BI
10 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.23%) MS Access
10 2 (3.23%) MySQL
10 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Subversion
1 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (9.68%) tSQLt
4 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.23%) JMeter
6 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Electronics
2 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 7 (11.29%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.29%) SQL BI Developer
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Database Developer
6 6 (9.68%) DBA
6 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) SQL DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) .NET
2 30 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 18 (29.03%) HTML
4 16 (25.81%) CSS
5 13 (20.97%) jQuery
6 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
7 10 (16.13%) Entity Framework
7 10 (16.13%) JSON
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (11.29%) Web Services
9 6 (9.68%) ADO.NET
9 6 (9.68%) Ajax
9 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (9.68%) CSS3
9 6 (9.68%) HTML5
9 6 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (9.68%) WCF
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
1 6 (9.68%) FMCG
1 6 (9.68%) Graphic Design
1 6 (9.68%) IPTV
1 6 (9.68%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) MVC
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (17.74%) TDD
5 8 (12.90%) Innovative Thinking
5 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 6 (9.68%) CAD
6 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.45%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (6.45%) Open Source
8 4 (6.45%) Release Management
8 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) SQL
2 34 (54.84%) C#
3 19 (30.65%) T-SQL
4 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
7 6 (9.68%) Objective-C
7 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) HND
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) RedGate
2 6 (9.68%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) SYSPRO