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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 46 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.30% 7.25% 6.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.64% 32.46% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 29
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
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
69 114 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.40% 22.35% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61 101 76
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 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -12 5 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Ormskirk - 4 £31,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £21,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (80.00%) jQuery
2 15 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (45.00%) SOAP
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Web Development
9 6 (30.00%) HTML5
10 5 (25.00%) Java
10 5 (25.00%) Struts
10 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) Retail
10 5 (25.00%) Spring
10 5 (25.00%) Maven
10 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
10 5 (25.00%) WCF
10 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (25.00%) REST
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (20.00%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (20.00%) ColdFusion
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Junior
3 6 (30.00%) Junior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Junior Java Web Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Development Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) jQuery
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (45.00%) SOAP
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 5 (25.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) Struts
7 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) WinForms
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
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