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

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 54 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 +25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 57 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.64% 5.16% 6.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.83% 15.46% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59 64 78
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £47,500 £44,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 360 414 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.29% 33.36% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 318 339 280
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £48,875
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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 0 35 £40,000 +46.79% 3
Yeovil +9 5 £31,000 -27.06%
Clevedon - 4 £36,000 -
Frome - 4 £40,000 - 2
Taunton +8 2 £48,250 +20.63% 1
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 38 (66.67%) C#
3 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
4 35 (61.40%) SQL
5 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
6 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
7 24 (42.11%) MVC
8 18 (31.58%) HTML
8 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
9 16 (28.07%) CSS
9 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.81%) jQuery
11 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (21.05%) Finance
12 11 (19.30%) IIS
12 11 (19.30%) Java
12 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (17.54%) WCF
13 10 (17.54%) Web Services
14 9 (15.79%) TDD
14 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
14 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (14.04%) Entity Framework
15 8 (14.04%) Innovative Thinking
15 8 (14.04%) Subversion
15 8 (14.04%) Test Automation

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 11 (19.30%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (12.28%) QlikView
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (5.26%) Power BI
10 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 2 (3.51%) MS Access
10 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.75%) MySQL
11 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.75%) OLAP
11 1 (1.75%) OLTP
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.04%) Subversion
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
6 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.75%) tSQLt
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Electronics
2 8 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (17.54%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 4 (7.02%) Database Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.58%) HTML
4 16 (28.07%) CSS
5 13 (22.81%) jQuery
6 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (17.54%) WCF
7 10 (17.54%) Web Services
8 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 8 (14.04%) Entity Framework
10 7 (12.28%) JSON
11 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET
12 4 (7.02%) Ajax
12 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (7.02%) CSS3
12 4 (7.02%) HTML5
12 4 (7.02%) LINQ
12 4 (7.02%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Graphic Design
2 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.02%) FMCG
2 4 (7.02%) IPTV
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) MVC
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
4 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.79%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) Innovative Thinking
6 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.53%) CAD
7 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.77%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) Project Management
8 5 (8.77%) SDLC
9 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (7.02%) OOP
9 4 (7.02%) Open Source
9 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) C#
2 35 (61.40%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
5 11 (19.30%) Java
6 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
7 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.51%) HND
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) SYSPRO
4 1 (1.75%) RedGate