The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford 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 29 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 7.16% 4.56% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.48% 48.48% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 4
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,750 £36,875
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 15.40% 9.40% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 19
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 Bradford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Bradford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Bradford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 60 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 58 (87.88%) .NET
2 58 (87.88%) C#
3 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
4 48 (72.73%) ASP.NET
5 39 (59.09%) SQL
6 38 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (56.06%) T-SQL
8 35 (53.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
10 29 (43.94%) MVC
11 27 (40.91%) CSS
12 24 (36.36%) XML
13 22 (33.33%) Windows
13 22 (33.33%) VB
14 21 (31.82%) Entity Framework
15 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (24.24%) HTML
17 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
18 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
18 14 (21.21%) jQuery
19 13 (19.70%) QA
19 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
19 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (19.70%) Finance
19 13 (19.70%) Scrum
19 13 (19.70%) ISEB

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) CMS
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) Drupal
2 7 (10.61%) WordPress
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 38 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.06%) SQLPlus
7 2 (3.03%) MS Access
7 2 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) MySQL
8 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (53.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.52%) Moq
3 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
3 1 (1.52%) NUnit
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Law
2 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Lead Test Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Programmer
5 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Systems Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) DBA
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.58%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.03%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (87.88%) .NET
2 48 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 27 (40.91%) CSS
4 24 (36.36%) XML
5 21 (31.82%) Entity Framework
6 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (24.24%) HTML
8 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 14 (21.21%) jQuery
9 10 (15.15%) Ajax
10 9 (13.64%) COM
11 7 (10.61%) LAMP
11 7 (10.61%) HTML5
12 5 (7.58%) LINQ
13 4 (6.06%) JSON
13 4 (6.06%) Web Services
14 3 (4.55%) CSS3
14 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
15 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) W3C
1 7 (10.61%) RIA
2 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) MVC
3 13 (19.70%) Scrum
4 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.03%) Workflow
7 2 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.52%) ERP
8 1 (1.52%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.52%) Change Control
8 1 (1.52%) TDD
8 1 (1.52%) Data Management
8 1 (1.52%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 58 (87.88%) C#
2 39 (59.09%) SQL
3 37 (56.06%) T-SQL
4 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.33%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) ISEB
1 13 (19.70%) ISTQB
1 13 (19.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards