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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.18% 1.13% 3.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 47.06% 10.91% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 15
Average salary £44,750 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £26,813 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
34 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.88% 10.34% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 55 63
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (94.44%) HTML
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
2 33 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 33 (91.67%) HTML5
3 32 (88.89%) Office 365
3 32 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (86.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 31 (86.11%) Scrum
4 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (83.33%) XSLT
5 30 (83.33%) InfoPath
6 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
6 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
7 19 (52.78%) Content Management
8 18 (50.00%) Migration
9 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.56%) C#
12 2 (5.56%) MVC
12 2 (5.56%) CSS3
12 2 (5.56%) Google
13 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.78%) Web Design
13 1 (2.78%) Open Source
13 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 32 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (86.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (83.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
1 1 (2.78%) JMeter
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Designer
1 21 (58.33%) SharePoint Designer
2 18 (50.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 18 (50.00%) Architect
3 17 (47.22%) Developer
4 15 (41.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 14 (38.89%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 14 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) HTML
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
2 33 (91.67%) HTML5
3 30 (83.33%) XSLT
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Scrum
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Content Management
3 18 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Web Design
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 21 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) PayPal
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) HP