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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.22% 1.09% 4.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.56% 6.25% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
43 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.16% 17.49% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 23
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +31.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 18 (90.00%) Web Services
3 18 (90.00%) XML
3 18 (90.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (80.00%) Oracle
5 16 (80.00%) VB
6 15 (75.00%) Project Management
7 8 (40.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) WCF
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) SEO
10 2 (10.00%) Web Design
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) jQuery
10 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (10.00%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (90.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) Senior Developer
3 15 (75.00%) Software Developer
4 14 (70.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Web Services
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) SEO
3 2 (10.00%) Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 16 (80.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) X++
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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