The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.26% 10.20% 5.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 45.45% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +143.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
Northern Ireland

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

Development Applications Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 31.58% 22.45% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 11
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +143.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in County Antrim

Visual Studio
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -3 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Visual Studio
Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
1 20 (95.24%) Web Development
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 13 (61.90%) Time Management
3 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Rational Rose
6 5 (23.81%) COM+
6 5 (23.81%) IIS
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) C
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) XSLT
6 5 (23.81%) MCAD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (23.81%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) MSTest
2 5 (23.81%) Rational Rose
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Qt Creator
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
1 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) XSLT
3 5 (23.81%) Ajax
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (23.81%) JSON
3 5 (23.81%) jQuery
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) COM+
4 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Web Development
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) Time Management
4 7 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) UML
5 5 (23.81%) OOP
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Use Case
5 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) MCAD
3 5 (23.81%) MCSD
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Northgate
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle