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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.30% 7.16% 4.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.69% 40.43% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 19
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,050 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
65 94 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.51% 17.70% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 55
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,596
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 September 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 30 September 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 - 7 £35,000 - 1
Preston -4 5 £35,000 -9.67%
Burnley - 2 - -
Blackpool -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (94.59%) C#
2 30 (81.08%) CSS
3 29 (78.38%) SQL
3 29 (78.38%) .NET
3 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
4 28 (75.68%) HTML
4 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
4 28 (75.68%) jQuery
5 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
6 24 (64.86%) MVC
7 22 (59.46%) .NET Framework
8 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (45.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (40.54%) Web Development
11 14 (37.84%) LINQ
11 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
12 13 (35.14%) WCF
12 13 (35.14%) IIS
12 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
13 12 (32.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (29.73%) Scrum
15 10 (27.03%) LINQ to SQL
15 10 (27.03%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (27.03%) Time Management
15 10 (27.03%) Mobile Development
16 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
16 7 (18.92%) Degree
16 7 (18.92%) HTML5
16 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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 13 (35.14%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
1 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.70%) JMeter
3 1 (2.70%) LINQPad
3 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Legal
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) C# Developer
3 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
4 16 (43.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (40.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 4 (10.81%) C# Programmer
8 4 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) C# WCF Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Programmer
8 4 (10.81%) UI Developer
8 4 (10.81%) UI/UX Developer
8 4 (10.81%) UX Developer
8 4 (10.81%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) CSS
2 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
3 28 (75.68%) HTML
3 28 (75.68%) jQuery
4 22 (59.46%) .NET Framework
5 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (37.84%) Entity Framework
6 14 (37.84%) LINQ
7 13 (35.14%) WCF
8 12 (32.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (27.03%) LINQ to SQL
9 10 (27.03%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (18.92%) HTML5
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) XML
11 6 (16.22%) SOAP
12 5 (13.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) MVC
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Web Development
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Mobile Development
5 10 (27.03%) Time Management
6 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
7 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
9 4 (10.81%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (10.81%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) OOP
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) Change Management
10 2 (5.41%) CRM
10 2 (5.41%) ERP
10 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) SQL
3 28 (75.68%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) RedGate
3 2 (5.41%) AVG
3 2 (5.41%) Epicor
3 2 (5.41%) GFI Software
3 2 (5.41%) Mitel
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec
3 2 (5.41%) Twitter
4 1 (2.70%) HP
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