Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 69 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 +37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 7 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.96% 0.88% 5.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.22% 6.93% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 51
Swindon median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £50,625 £47,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,250 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +11.43% -

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 Swindon with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 137 101 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.16% 12.75% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 123 92 146
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,000 £52,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Swindon

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Swindon.

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Swindon

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Swindon over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
6 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
8 3 (21.43%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
8 3 (21.43%) WinForms
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
8 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 3 (21.43%) RESTful
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 3 (21.43%) System Testing

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SMS
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) DataStage
3 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) MSI
4 2 (14.29%) Ant
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) ERwin
4 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Lead C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 2 (14.29%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Context-Driven Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Jython
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) CA