The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.75% 0.67% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 100.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Development Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.01% 0.67% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 13
Average salary £37,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bolton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bolton

Visual Studio
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) MFC
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MFC
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago