The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 75 60 49
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.75% 3.71% 4.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.03% 20.73% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 45
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £39,500
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 149 193 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 18.65% 17.92% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 123 172 106
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Wiltshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Salisbury -5 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Visual Studio
South West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Games
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Game Development
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) DataStage

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) DataStage
2 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# GUI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Game Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Context-Driven Testing
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP