The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.05% 4.73% 7.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 28.95% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 31
Average salary £54,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Development Applications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 76 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.14% 16.34% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 69 83
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Liverpool region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (31.82%) Umbraco
7 7 (31.82%) EPiServer
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 7 (31.82%) PHP
7 7 (31.82%) Tridion
8 6 (27.27%) Migration
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) Content Management
8 6 (27.27%) Office 365
9 5 (22.73%) MVC
9 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
9 5 (22.73%) IIS
10 4 (18.18%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (31.82%) Umbraco
3 5 (22.73%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) OLTP
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Firebug
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Architect
3 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) WPF
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) Flash
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Content Management
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Database Theory
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database Theory
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) EPiServer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Teradata
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau