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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 16 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.41% 2.26% 7.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.78% 10.00% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 13
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
45 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 38.14% 22.60% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 24
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £42,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Halifax

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 40 (95.24%) C#
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
1 40 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (73.81%) SQL
3 31 (73.81%) Web Services
3 31 (73.81%) WCF
4 30 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 30 (71.43%) MVC
5 29 (69.05%) HTML
5 29 (69.05%) Windows
6 27 (64.29%) Software Engineering
7 25 (59.52%) SDLC
8 24 (57.14%) Finance
9 22 (52.38%) SOAP
9 22 (52.38%) XML
10 20 (47.62%) WinForms
10 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
10 20 (47.62%) jQuery
11 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
11 17 (40.48%) WPF
12 12 (28.57%) TDD
13 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
14 9 (21.43%) MVVM
14 9 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (21.43%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.05%) NuGet
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 31 (73.81%) Senior Developer
3 30 (71.43%) .NET Developer
4 27 (64.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 27 (64.29%) Software Developer
5 23 (54.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 21 (50.00%) C# Developer
7 20 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (45.24%) .NET Software Developer
8 19 (45.24%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (45.24%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 19 (45.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 19 (45.24%) Senior C# Developer
8 19 (45.24%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior WinForms Developer
9 2 (4.76%) WCF Developer
9 2 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) WCF
2 31 (73.81%) Web Services
3 30 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 29 (69.05%) HTML
5 22 (52.38%) SOAP
5 22 (52.38%) XML
6 20 (47.62%) jQuery
6 20 (47.62%) WinForms
7 17 (40.48%) WPF
8 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.90%) JSON
10 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) MVC
3 27 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 25 (59.52%) SDLC
5 17 (40.48%) Waterfall
6 12 (28.57%) TDD
7 9 (21.43%) MVVM
8 8 (19.05%) Analytics
8 8 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) Scrum
10 5 (11.90%) UML
11 4 (9.52%) Coaching
11 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
12 3 (7.14%) SOA
12 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
13 2 (4.76%) ETL
13 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
14 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
14 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) C#
2 31 (73.81%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) T-SQL
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) EPiServer