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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 4.04% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 25.00% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 8
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
44 84 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.64% 16.15% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 77 68
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 11 February 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
(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 +6 1 £30,000 +7.14% 3
Chorley - 1 £40,000 - 2
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 35 (92.11%) C#
2 33 (86.84%) .NET
3 27 (71.05%) HTML
3 27 (71.05%) CSS
3 27 (71.05%) MVC
4 24 (63.16%) .NET Framework
5 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
6 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
7 20 (52.63%) jQuery
8 19 (50.00%) SQL
9 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
10 14 (36.84%) Windows
10 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
10 14 (36.84%) WCF
11 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (31.58%) VB
12 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (26.32%) PHP
12 10 (26.32%) OO
12 10 (26.32%) SOAP
12 10 (26.32%) WinForms
12 10 (26.32%) REST
12 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
12 10 (26.32%) WPF
12 10 (26.32%) Silverlight
13 9 (23.68%) Java
13 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
14 8 (21.05%) DHTML
14 8 (21.05%) IIS
14 8 (21.05%) XHTML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (21.05%) IIS
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion
3 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.26%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 11 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) VB Analyst Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) VB Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) CSS
2 27 (71.05%) HTML
3 24 (63.16%) .NET Framework
4 20 (52.63%) jQuery
5 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 14 (36.84%) WCF
7 12 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (26.32%) REST
8 10 (26.32%) Silverlight
8 10 (26.32%) SOAP
8 10 (26.32%) WinForms
8 10 (26.32%) WPF
9 8 (21.05%) DHTML
9 8 (21.05%) XHTML
10 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
11 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (15.79%) JSON
12 5 (13.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) MVC
2 10 (26.32%) OO
2 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
3 8 (21.05%) OOP
3 8 (21.05%) Refactoring
3 8 (21.05%) Web Design
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
8 2 (5.26%) Case Management
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Data Entry
9 1 (2.63%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.63%) Release Management
9 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) VB
5 10 (26.32%) PHP
6 9 (23.68%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) VB6
7 2 (5.26%) VBScript
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Telerik
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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