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 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 46 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.37% 2.43% 6.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.52% 16.67% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,200 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
North West

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
79 66 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.67% 14.57% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 72 56 81
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +2 14 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Ormskirk - 1 £42,500 - 2
Accrington - 1 £27,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (58.97%) C#
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 22 (56.41%) MVC
5 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
6 18 (46.15%) XML
7 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
8 15 (38.46%) SQL
9 13 (33.33%) HTML
9 13 (33.33%) CSS
9 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.21%) jQuery
11 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
12 7 (17.95%) Windows
12 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.95%) Web Development
13 6 (15.38%) WCF
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (15.38%) Web Services
13 6 (15.38%) SOAP
14 5 (12.82%) VB
14 5 (12.82%) Degree
15 4 (10.26%) Retail
15 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Systems Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Junior
6 5 (12.82%) Junior Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Junior Java Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
4 18 (46.15%) XML
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (33.33%) HTML
6 13 (33.33%) CSS
7 11 (28.21%) jQuery
8 6 (15.38%) WCF
8 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 6 (15.38%) SOAP
9 4 (10.26%) Ajax
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (10.26%) HTML5
10 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.69%) WinForms
10 3 (7.69%) Struts
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) MVC
2 7 (17.95%) Web Development
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) UML
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) VB6
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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