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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.34% 3.92% 12.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 22.22% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £20,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
22 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.19% 17.65% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 10
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

Visual Studio
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared