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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.93% 11.81% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% 51.72% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 7
Average salary - £35,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +127.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
47 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.52% 22.83% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 12
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
1 18 (94.74%) Web Development
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (84.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 11 (57.89%) Time Management
3 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (36.84%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) C++
6 5 (26.32%) NUnit
6 5 (26.32%) Ajax
6 5 (26.32%) Northgate
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) Use Case
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) MSTest
2 5 (26.32%) Rational Rose
2 5 (26.32%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Qt Creator
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET
1 18 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) XSLT
3 5 (26.32%) Ajax
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) COM+
4 1 (5.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Web Development
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 11 (57.89%) Time Management
4 7 (36.84%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Use Case
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) MCAD
3 5 (26.32%) MCSD
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Northgate
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago