The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 22 41
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 4.73% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category - 25.00% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Development Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 19.39% 18.92% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 16
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -30.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Belfast