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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.50% 4.68% 5.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.53% 29.49% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 24
Average salary £25,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.36% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £36,000
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
49 78 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.21% 15.89% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40 74 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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,300 £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 22 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (38.89%) PHP
8 7 (38.89%) MySQL
8 7 (38.89%) Tridion
8 7 (38.89%) EPiServer
8 7 (38.89%) Umbraco
8 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 5 (27.78%) IIS
10 5 (27.78%) MVC
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) jQuery
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
12 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (16.67%) VB
12 3 (16.67%) Oracle
12 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Umbraco
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) Ingres
6 1 (5.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (11.11%) Firebug
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Flash
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Database Theory
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.11%) VBA
8 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.56%) AWK
8 1 (5.56%) VB6
8 1 (5.56%) Korn
8 1 (5.56%) XPath
8 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) EPiServer
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) Telerik
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau