The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Castleford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 4 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 33.33% 25.00% 25.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 83.33% 30.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 Castleford region.

Development Applications Category
Castleford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 40.00% 83.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £29,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,300 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Castleford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Castleford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) XAML
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 5 (83.33%) LINQ
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Castleford 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WinForms
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
1 5 (83.33%) LINQ
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) CSS3
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) XAML
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
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