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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 51 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.92% 2.52% 8.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.30% 18.46% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 41
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
83 65 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.49% 13.66% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 92
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Preston -9 4 £36,000 +20.00%
Blackburn - 4 £35,750 -
Blackpool - 4 £38,500 -
Darwen - 4 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £27,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (70.83%) SQL
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 29 (60.42%) C#
5 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 22 (45.83%) MVC
6 17 (35.42%) HTML
6 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (31.25%) CSS
9 14 (29.17%) jQuery
10 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
11 11 (22.92%) CSS3
11 11 (22.92%) HTML5
11 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
12 10 (20.83%) PHP
12 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (18.75%) MDX
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
14 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (14.58%) IIS
1 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.08%) FireMonkey
4 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Avionics
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Delphi Developer
10 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 17 (35.42%) HTML
4 15 (31.25%) CSS
5 14 (29.17%) jQuery
6 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (22.92%) CSS3
7 11 (22.92%) HTML5
7 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
8 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (18.75%) MDX
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
11 5 (10.42%) XML
12 4 (8.33%) XHTML
12 4 (8.33%) EDI
12 4 (8.33%) DHTML
13 3 (6.25%) WCF
13 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Social Media
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Android
1 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) MVC
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (14.58%) SDLC
6 6 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (10.42%) OO
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Web Design
8 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) OOD
8 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
9 3 (6.25%) Use Case
9 3 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
5 10 (20.83%) PHP
6 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (8.33%) VB
7 4 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (6.25%) VBA
9 2 (4.17%) C
10 1 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) Delphi
10 1 (2.08%) RPG
10 1 (2.08%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) Ada
10 1 (2.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) Apple
2 3 (6.25%) Facebook
2 3 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (2.08%) New Relic
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
Skelmersdale
Computer Futures
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