The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.92% 3.44% 6.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.00% 19.27% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 33
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
50 109 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.31% 17.87% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43 91 71
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +14 15 £70,000 +47.36%
Prescot - 2 £22,000 -
Wirral -3 1 £38,000 +4.10% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 37 (88.10%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 27 (64.29%) CSS
4 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 26 (61.90%) SQL
4 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 23 (54.76%) C#
6 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
8 17 (40.48%) MVC
9 16 (38.10%) IIS
10 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
10 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
10 13 (30.95%) Firebug
11 12 (28.57%) WCF
11 12 (28.57%) Line Management
11 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 12 (28.57%) B2B
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.19%) Law
12 11 (26.19%) Migration
12 11 (26.19%) Scrum
12 11 (26.19%) Office 365
12 11 (26.19%) CRUD
12 11 (26.19%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (38.10%) IIS
2 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (19.05%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) MySQL
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 13 (30.95%) Firebug
2 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (26.19%) Law
1 11 (26.19%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Software Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (26.19%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 11 (26.19%) SharePoint Architect
4 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 27 (64.29%) CSS
4 26 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
7 12 (28.57%) WCF
8 8 (19.05%) HTML5
9 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (11.90%) XSLT
11 3 (7.14%) WPF
12 2 (4.76%) CSS3
12 2 (4.76%) jQuery
12 2 (4.76%) Flash
13 1 (2.38%) Web Services
13 1 (2.38%) XML
13 1 (2.38%) DHTML
13 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
13 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) MVC
2 12 (28.57%) Line Management
2 12 (28.57%) B2B
3 11 (26.19%) Migration
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
3 11 (26.19%) CRUD
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Content Management
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.76%) Web Development
5 2 (4.76%) BPMN
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) UML
5 2 (4.76%) Web Design
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago