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

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 38 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 -9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 92 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.17% 7.19% 8.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.55% 20.35% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 101
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,149 £43,750 £44,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

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 284 452 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.20% 35.31% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 254 361 276
Somerset median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
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 April 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 April 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 +10 31 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Taunton -1 4 £44,529 +27.23% 1
Frome - 4 £40,000 -
Yeovil -2 3 £33,500 -21.18% 4
Portishead - 1 £45,000 -
Clevedon - 1 £32,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 37 (78.72%) C#
2 33 (70.21%) .NET
3 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
4 28 (59.57%) SQL
5 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET
6 20 (42.55%) MVC
7 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
8 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (31.91%) Java
10 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
10 14 (29.79%) HTML
11 13 (27.66%) CSS
12 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
12 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (19.15%) CRM
14 9 (19.15%) Finance
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (19.15%) WCF
15 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (17.02%) Marketing
15 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
16 7 (14.89%) jQuery
16 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
17 6 (12.77%) Objective-C

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 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.26%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.38%) Big Data
5 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.38%) SSDT
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 2 (4.26%) Power BI
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) JMeter
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Marketing
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.64%) Electronics
4 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Software Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# Developer
5 11 (23.40%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (19.15%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (19.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Automation Tester
9 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Tester
10 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) HTML
4 13 (27.66%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (19.15%) WCF
6 7 (14.89%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.51%) LINQ
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services Management
9 2 (4.26%) Node.js
9 2 (4.26%) Qt
9 2 (4.26%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.13%) Redux
10 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Graphic Design
2 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) MVC
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.15%) CRM
6 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) CAD
7 6 (12.77%) DevOps
8 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.64%) Innovative Thinking
8 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (8.51%) Project Management
9 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (78.72%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Objective-C
6 5 (10.64%) Python
6 5 (10.64%) VB
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
8 3 (6.38%) R
9 2 (4.26%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCSD
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) SYSPRO
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle