The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.48% 1.54% 3.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.20% 16.67% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.30% 9.23% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 23
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) .NET
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) Finance
5 13 (68.42%) SQL
6 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
6 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
7 11 (57.89%) Oracle
8 9 (47.37%) Web Services
9 6 (31.58%) HTML
9 6 (31.58%) WCF
9 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 5 (26.32%) UML
11 4 (21.05%) XML
11 4 (21.05%) IIS
11 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 4 (21.05%) VB
11 4 (21.05%) Legal
11 4 (21.05%) SOAP
11 4 (21.05%) MVC
11 4 (21.05%) VB6
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
12 3 (15.79%) RUP
12 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
12 3 (15.79%) C++
13 2 (10.53%) CSS
13 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (10.53%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Senior Developer
3 10 (52.63%) C# Developer
4 9 (47.37%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (10.53%) Programmer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) UML
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) RUP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) VB6
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft