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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.45% 5.15% 6.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% 25.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 5
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
30 60 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.08% 20.62% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (96.88%) .NET
3 30 (93.75%) VB
3 30 (93.75%) Oracle
3 30 (93.75%) Web Services
3 30 (93.75%) XML
3 30 (93.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (90.63%) SQL
4 29 (90.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 29 (90.63%) Software Engineering
5 28 (87.50%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) VB6
9 1 (3.13%) HTML5
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) SDLC
9 1 (3.13%) HTML
9 1 (3.13%) Java
9 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.13%) MFC
9 1 (3.13%) IIS
9 1 (3.13%) CSS
9 1 (3.13%) ITIL
9 1 (3.13%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.13%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (90.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (78.13%) Senior Developer
3 20 (62.50%) Software Developer
4 15 (46.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
6 10 (31.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) Web Services
2 30 (93.75%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.13%) MFC
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Software Engineering
2 28 (87.50%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) MVC
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (93.75%) VB
3 29 (90.63%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB6
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago