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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 48 48 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.95% 3.75% 4.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 24.72% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Swindon with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 93 89 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 22.09% 15.16% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 76 82 55
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +21.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DataStage
2 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Game Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Context-Driven Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP