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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 23 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.61% 5.63% 7.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.82% 26.23% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 35
Average salary £36,000 £36,041 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.11% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,136 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
68 122 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.63% 21.48% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 58 103 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Preston -4 5 £32,000 -8.62% 2
Ormskirk - 5 £31,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (61.54%) jQuery
4 15 (57.69%) SQL
5 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 13 (50.00%) CSS
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 10 (38.46%) MVC
9 9 (34.62%) Web Development
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle
10 8 (30.77%) SOAP
10 8 (30.77%) Web Services
10 8 (30.77%) Degree
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
12 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (23.08%) PHP
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (23.08%) HTML5
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (19.23%) REST
13 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
13 5 (19.23%) WCF
13 5 (19.23%) WPF
13 5 (19.23%) Silverlight

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) ColdFusion
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Junior
3 7 (26.92%) Junior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Java Web Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) jQuery
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (30.77%) SOAP
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) HTML5
8 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (19.23%) REST
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
8 5 (19.23%) WCF
8 5 (19.23%) WPF
8 5 (19.23%) Silverlight
8 5 (19.23%) Struts
8 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 5 (19.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Web Development
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
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