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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.22% 4.87% 8.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 61.90% 24.29% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 6
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +95.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 Halifax region.

Development Applications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
21 70 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.67% 20.06% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 66 11
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +95.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (96.30%) VB
2 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) Web Services
2 26 (96.30%) XML
3 25 (92.59%) SQL
3 25 (92.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 25 (92.59%) Oracle
3 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
4 24 (88.89%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) VB6
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.70%) Windows
6 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) MFC
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (92.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (92.59%) Senior Developer
3 14 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 14 (51.85%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (44.44%) Software Developer
5 11 (40.74%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
1 26 (96.30%) Web Services
1 26 (96.30%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
3 1 (3.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 24 (88.89%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) VB
3 25 (92.59%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) C++
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago