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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 53 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.62% 0.92% 7.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.80% 6.45% 45.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 28
Average salary £34,250 £34,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.72% +18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,150 £25,343
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £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
71 62 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.65% 14.19% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 67
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Blackburn - 8 £30,500 -
Blackpool - 7 £40,000 -
Preston -1 6 £28,364 -24.36% 3
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (69.77%) .NET
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
4 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
5 25 (58.14%) MVC
6 24 (55.81%) C#
7 23 (53.49%) SQL
8 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
9 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (34.88%) jQuery
12 14 (32.56%) XML
13 13 (30.23%) HTML
14 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
15 11 (25.58%) CSS3
15 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (25.58%) HTML5
15 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (25.58%) CSS
16 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
16 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
17 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
18 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
18 8 (18.60%) MDX

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.98%) MySQL
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Bugzilla
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) C# Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) .NET
2 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
3 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (34.88%) jQuery
5 14 (32.56%) XML
6 13 (30.23%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (25.58%) CSS3
8 11 (25.58%) HTML5
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
9 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
9 8 (18.60%) MDX
10 3 (6.98%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.98%) WCF
11 2 (4.65%) SOAP
12 1 (2.33%) Ajax
12 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
1 5 (11.63%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (9.30%) SDLC
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.98%) Use Case
6 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) OOD
8 1 (2.33%) Validation
8 1 (2.33%) UML
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 24 (55.81%) C#
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) C
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) RPG
9 1 (2.33%) VBScript
9 1 (2.33%) Ada
9 1 (2.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Twitter
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) PayPal
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