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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.40% 11.11% 8.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.44% 40.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 9
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +146.91%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
36 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.91% 27.78% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 11
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £17,695
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +113.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 18 September 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 22 (91.67%) C#
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 20 (83.33%) MVC
3 20 (83.33%) Web Development
3 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
7 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
7 13 (54.17%) Degree
7 13 (54.17%) Time Management
7 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (41.67%) SOA
9 9 (37.50%) Web Services
10 8 (33.33%) Oracle
11 7 (29.17%) OO
11 7 (29.17%) XML
11 7 (29.17%) HTML
11 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
12 6 (25.00%) C++
13 5 (20.83%) C
13 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 5 (20.83%) COM+
13 5 (20.83%) XSLT
13 5 (20.83%) MCAD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.83%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) Rational Rose
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
2 5 (20.83%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Qt Creator
3 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
1 22 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) COM+
5 5 (20.83%) XSLT
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) JSON
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) Qt
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) JSF
7 1 (4.17%) JSP
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) MVC
1 20 (83.33%) Web Development
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
3 13 (54.17%) Time Management
4 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 7 (29.17%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) UML
6 5 (20.83%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Use Case
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) C
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.83%) MCAD
3 5 (20.83%) MCSD
4 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Northgate
4 2 (8.33%) ESRI
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