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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.96% 4.11% 1.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.78% 27.38% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 8
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
77 84 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.06% 15.03% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 70 76 55
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £40,500
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 5 £42,500 - 1
Preston +7 4 £35,500 +31.48% 2
Blackpool -1 2 £40,000 - 2
Lancaster - 1 £28,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (96.88%) C#
2 27 (84.38%) CSS
3 26 (81.25%) .NET
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
5 24 (75.00%) jQuery
6 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
6 23 (71.88%) SQL
7 21 (65.63%) MVC
8 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
9 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
11 14 (43.75%) WCF
11 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (40.63%) LINQ
12 13 (40.63%) Web Development
12 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (31.25%) Scrum
14 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
15 9 (28.13%) Mobile Development
15 9 (28.13%) User Experience
15 9 (28.13%) IIS
15 9 (28.13%) Entity Framework
15 9 (28.13%) LINQ to SQL
15 9 (28.13%) Time Management
16 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
17 7 (21.88%) HTML5
17 7 (21.88%) Razor View Engine

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 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) LINQPad
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
1 2 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) C# Developer
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
6 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (18.75%) UI Developer
7 6 (18.75%) UI/UX Developer
7 6 (18.75%) UX Developer
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 4 (12.50%) C# Programmer
9 4 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Programmer
9 4 (12.50%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) CSS
2 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 24 (75.00%) jQuery
5 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
7 14 (43.75%) WCF
8 13 (40.63%) LINQ
9 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (28.13%) Entity Framework
10 9 (28.13%) LINQ to SQL
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (21.88%) HTML5
11 7 (21.88%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (18.75%) SOAP
13 5 (15.63%) XML
14 4 (12.50%) REST
14 4 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) MVC
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Web Development
4 10 (31.25%) Front End Development
4 10 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) Mobile Development
5 9 (28.13%) Time Management
6 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
7 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) RedGate
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