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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.47% 0.99% 3.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% 6.06% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
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
26 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.94% 16.26% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.31%
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 23 January 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (91.67%) Web Services
2 22 (91.67%) XML
3 21 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
4 20 (83.33%) VB
5 19 (79.17%) Oracle
5 19 (79.17%) Project Management
6 12 (50.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) WCF
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (8.33%) ERP
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) X++
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
9 2 (8.33%) MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (87.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (95.83%) Senior Developer
3 15 (62.50%) Software Developer
4 14 (58.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
5 7 (29.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
1 22 (91.67%) XML
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) SEO
3 2 (8.33%) Web Design
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) X++
4 1 (4.17%) VB6
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
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