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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.46% 2.17% 4.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.19% 11.76% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 18
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
43 102 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.09% 18.41% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 88 45
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
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 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) SharePoint
3 17 (54.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (54.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (48.39%) Office 365
4 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) Content Management
5 13 (41.94%) Migration
5 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
6 12 (38.71%) HTML5
6 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 11 (35.48%) C#
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (29.03%) XSLT
9 9 (29.03%) InfoPath
10 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 7 (22.58%) PHP
11 7 (22.58%) MySQL
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (22.58%) Tridion
11 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) Umbraco

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (54.84%) SharePoint
1 17 (54.84%) SharePoint 2010
1 17 (54.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (22.58%) Umbraco
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) InfoPath
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.45%) Firebug
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Architect
2 13 (41.94%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint Architect
2 13 (41.94%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Designer
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
2 20 (64.52%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 12 (38.71%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (29.03%) XSLT
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (6.45%) Flash
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.23%) WCF
9 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Scrum
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Content Management
2 13 (41.94%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) Web Development
4 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) VBA
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Google