The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 25 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.15% 3.88% 7.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.77% 20.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +12.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £33,200 £28,325
10% offered a salary of more than £41,717 £42,950 £38,375
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 Taunton with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 57 20 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 58.76% 19.42% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 7
Median salary £41,377 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.33% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £27,153
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £38,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Taunton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) SpecFlow
3 7 (63.64%) Big Data
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (54.55%) Xamarin
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) Release Management
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) BDD
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
9 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 1 (9.09%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) SpecFlow
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) JBehave
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Automation Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Xamarin