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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.04% - 6.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% - 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £28,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
12 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.50% 21.99% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 7
Median salary £25,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +16.92%
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 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft