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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 14 29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 15.57% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - 41.27% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 3
Average salary - £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
20 63 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 27.03% 37.72% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 7
Average salary £38,000 £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft