The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 27 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.75% - 5.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% - 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Halifax region.

Development Applications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 16.25% 9.86% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 22
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,800 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Halifax

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 24 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
5 14 (58.33%) Finance
5 14 (58.33%) Web Services
5 14 (58.33%) Oracle
6 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
9 9 (37.50%) XML
10 8 (33.33%) WCF
11 7 (29.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (29.17%) VB
12 6 (25.00%) HTML
13 5 (20.83%) UML
14 4 (16.67%) VB6
14 4 (16.67%) MVC
14 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 4 (16.67%) IIS
14 4 (16.67%) SOAP
14 4 (16.67%) Legal
15 3 (12.50%) Project Management
15 3 (12.50%) RUP
15 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
15 3 (12.50%) C++
15 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Senior Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (8.33%) Programmer
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
3 12 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (37.50%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) WCF
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) jQuery
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (8.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) RUP
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) VB6
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
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