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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.82% 5.45% 3.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.74% 40.00% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 14
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,000 £38,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
76 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.31% 13.64% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 51
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 4 £40,000 - 1
Preston -9 2 £38,750 +14.81% 1
Blackburn -5 1 - -
Skelmersdale -6 1 £35,000 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £32,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 31 (88.57%) C#
2 29 (82.86%) SQL Server
3 27 (77.14%) .NET
3 27 (77.14%) HTML
4 26 (74.29%) SQL
5 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
6 24 (68.57%) CSS
6 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
7 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (60.00%) jQuery
8 21 (60.00%) MVC
9 18 (51.43%) .NET Framework
10 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (45.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
13 13 (37.14%) Web Development
14 10 (28.57%) Scrum
14 10 (28.57%) IIS
14 10 (28.57%) LINQ
14 10 (28.57%) Entity Framework
15 9 (25.71%) Web Services
15 9 (25.71%) XML
16 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
16 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
17 7 (20.00%) Time Management
17 7 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
17 7 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
17 7 (20.00%) WCF
17 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development

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 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) ColdFusion
4 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (82.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) JMeter
2 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.57%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) LINQPad
3 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) .NET Developer
3 16 (45.71%) C# Developer
4 14 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (34.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (8.57%) HTML Developer
8 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) .NET
1 27 (77.14%) HTML
2 25 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 24 (68.57%) CSS
4 21 (60.00%) jQuery
5 18 (51.43%) .NET Framework
6 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (28.57%) Entity Framework
7 10 (28.57%) LINQ
8 9 (25.71%) Web Services
8 9 (25.71%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (20.00%) WCF
10 6 (17.14%) HTML5
10 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (14.29%) SOAP
11 5 (14.29%) WPF
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) Web Development
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 7 (20.00%) Time Management
7 4 (11.43%) OO
7 4 (11.43%) OOP
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Usability Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C#
2 26 (74.29%) SQL
3 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) RedGate
3 2 (5.71%) AVG
3 2 (5.71%) Epicor
3 2 (5.71%) GFI Software
3 2 (5.71%) Mitel
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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