Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 45 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 +36
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 85 77 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.28% 5.89% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.07% 25.75% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 28
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +10.95% -11.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £47,875
South West median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -

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 498 299 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 36.78% 22.86% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 395 281 218
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £29,100 £31,250 £23,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 July 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 21 July 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 -11 27 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Taunton -2 11 £35,000 -6.67%
Yeovil - 3 £31,000 - 1
Glastonbury - 1 £44,000 -
Visual Studio
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 60 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 52 (61.18%) .NET
3 50 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 48 (56.47%) SQL
4 48 (56.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (51.76%) C#
5 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET
7 34 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 30 (35.29%) Scrum
9 28 (32.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (31.76%) MVC
11 23 (27.06%) HTML
11 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
11 23 (27.06%) .NET Framework
11 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
11 23 (27.06%) DevOps
12 22 (25.88%) Entity Framework
12 22 (25.88%) CSS
13 21 (24.71%) Java
14 20 (23.53%) IIS
14 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
16 17 (20.00%) JSON
16 17 (20.00%) T-SQL
16 17 (20.00%) Windows
16 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (17.65%) jQuery
18 14 (16.47%) Release Management

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 20 (23.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.53%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) ADSL
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) VPN
1 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.41%) OLAP
4 8 (9.41%) OLTP
4 8 (9.41%) SSDT
5 7 (8.24%) Big Data
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (7.06%) QlikView
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (3.53%) Power BI
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.35%) Logi Info
10 2 (2.35%) MySQL
11 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (56.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (32.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (16.47%) SpecFlow
4 13 (15.29%) Eclipse
4 13 (15.29%) Subversion
5 12 (14.12%) IntelliJ
6 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.41%) Selenium
6 8 (9.41%) tSQLt
7 6 (7.06%) Bitbucket
7 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.71%) JIRA
10 1 (1.18%) JBehave
10 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.18%) JUnit
10 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.24%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) .NET Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Test Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) DBA
7 8 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Administrator
8 7 (8.24%) SQL DBA
8 7 (8.24%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
9 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 6 (7.06%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (7.06%) Tester
10 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.18%) .NET
2 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET
3 23 (27.06%) .NET Framework
3 23 (27.06%) HTML
4 22 (25.88%) CSS
4 22 (25.88%) Entity Framework
5 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (20.00%) JSON
6 15 (17.65%) jQuery
7 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (16.47%) HTML5
8 13 (15.29%) ADO.NET
8 13 (15.29%) Ajax
8 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 13 (15.29%) CSS3
8 13 (15.29%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (9.41%) WCF
10 7 (8.24%) Web Services
11 4 (4.71%) WPF
12 3 (3.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.35%) FMCG
4 2 (2.35%) IPTV
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 30 (35.29%) Scrum
4 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (31.76%) MVC
5 23 (27.06%) DevOps
6 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
7 14 (16.47%) BDD
7 14 (16.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (16.47%) Release Management
7 14 (16.47%) TDD
8 13 (15.29%) Performance Analysis
8 13 (15.29%) Software Delivery
8 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.41%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Test Management
12 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) SQL
2 44 (51.76%) C#
3 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
4 21 (24.71%) Java
5 17 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (16.47%) C
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) ISEB
2 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) RedGate
3 6 (7.06%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Sybase
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) New Relic
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