The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Lancashire
Rank 52 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.03% 1.67% 3.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.70% 13.33% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 19
Median salary £42,500 £31,475 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.02% -10.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £30,135 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,750 £38,400
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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 45 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.81% 12.53% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 66
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Lancashire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Lancashire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +1 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Blackburn - 1 - -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £32,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 26 (86.67%) C#
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 22 (73.33%) .NET
4 21 (70.00%) HTML
4 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (66.67%) CSS
6 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
7 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
8 17 (56.67%) MVC
9 16 (53.33%) jQuery
10 15 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (43.33%) .NET Framework
12 10 (33.33%) IIS
13 9 (30.00%) Scrum
13 9 (30.00%) LINQ
13 9 (30.00%) Web Development
13 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
14 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 7 (23.33%) Web Services
14 7 (23.33%) LINQ to SQL
14 7 (23.33%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
14 7 (23.33%) Time Management
14 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
15 6 (20.00%) XML
16 5 (16.67%) Windows
16 5 (16.67%) WPF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 14 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 12 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 3 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) HTML
3 20 (66.67%) CSS
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
5 16 (53.33%) jQuery
6 13 (43.33%) .NET Framework
6 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 9 (30.00%) LINQ
8 7 (23.33%) LINQ to SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) XML
10 5 (16.67%) WPF
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (13.33%) WCF
12 3 (10.00%) Ajax
12 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Mobile Development
4 7 (23.33%) Time Management
4 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Customer Insight
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) AVG
3 2 (6.67%) Epicor
3 2 (6.67%) GFI Software
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Mitel
3 2 (6.67%) RedGate
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
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