The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.26% 4.07% 14.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.14% 29.41% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 17
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.37% 13.82% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 38
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Manchester

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
5 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (44.44%) WCF
8 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (38.89%) Scrum
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 3 (16.67%) Windows
11 3 (16.67%) IIS
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
12 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (11.11%) ETL
12 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
13 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
13 1 (5.56%) Android Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Lead Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Architect
4 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Lead Architect
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Architect
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
5 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin