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 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 29 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.00% 0.74% 4.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 48.00% 6.06% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 17
Average salary £70,000 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.58% +39.28%
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
50 66 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.50% 12.20% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 47
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
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 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 May 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 35 (92.11%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) SharePoint
2 32 (84.21%) Scrum
2 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (84.21%) SharePoint 2010
2 32 (84.21%) Office 365
2 32 (84.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 29 (76.32%) CSS
3 29 (76.32%) HTML
4 27 (71.05%) HTML5
5 26 (68.42%) InfoPath
5 26 (68.42%) XSLT
6 21 (55.26%) Migration
6 21 (55.26%) Content Management
7 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
7 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.89%) SQL
10 3 (7.89%) C#
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.26%) HP
11 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
11 2 (5.26%) Google
11 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.26%) MVC
12 1 (2.63%) JMeter

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 32 (84.21%) SharePoint
1 32 (84.21%) SharePoint 2010
1 32 (84.21%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (68.42%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 32 (84.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Architect
1 21 (55.26%) SharePoint Architect
2 19 (50.00%) Designer
2 19 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (50.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 19 (50.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 14 (36.84%) Developer
4 11 (28.95%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tester
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) CSS
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 27 (71.05%) HTML5
4 26 (68.42%) XSLT
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) AS400
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Scrum
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Migration
2 21 (55.26%) Content Management
3 2 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Web Development
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Load Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
1 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) HP
1 2 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) PayPal