The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.93% 8.18% 6.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.46% 27.66% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +127.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.83% 29.56% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 14
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
County Antrim

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 23 July 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 21 (91.30%) SQL
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET
3 18 (78.26%) MVC
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
5 14 (60.87%) Web Development
5 14 (60.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (52.17%) OO
6 12 (52.17%) SOA
6 12 (52.17%) Oracle
7 11 (47.83%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) Web Services
7 11 (47.83%) XML
7 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Time Management
8 9 (39.13%) Degree
8 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
9 6 (26.09%) GIS
9 6 (26.09%) ESRI
9 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
9 6 (26.09%) C++
9 6 (26.09%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) MSTest
2 5 (21.74%) Rational Rose
2 5 (21.74%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.35%) Qt Creator
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) Web Services
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
6 5 (21.74%) COM+
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
7 1 (4.35%) J2SE
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) JSF
7 1 (4.35%) Qt
7 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) GIS
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) MVC
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Web Development
4 12 (52.17%) OO
4 12 (52.17%) SOA
5 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Time Management
6 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) UML
8 5 (21.74%) OOP
8 5 (21.74%) Use Case
8 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) C
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) BC Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) MCAD
3 5 (21.74%) MCSD
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) ESRI
4 5 (21.74%) Northgate
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