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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 35 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.03% 1.32% 3.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.04% 6.67% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 17
Median salary £30,500 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
92 105 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.86% 19.85% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 89 45
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wirral - 19 £30,500 -
Liverpool +9 8 £37,500 +17.18% 3
Birkenhead - 6 £37,500 -
St Helens - 2 £32,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 58 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 53 (80.30%) SQL
3 40 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 38 (57.58%) .NET
5 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET
6 36 (54.55%) C#
7 33 (50.00%) HTML
8 30 (45.45%) CSS
9 27 (40.91%) MVC
10 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (36.36%) .NET Framework
12 22 (33.33%) Entity Framework
12 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 19 (28.79%) ETL
13 19 (28.79%) Tableau
14 18 (27.27%) ANSI SQL
15 17 (25.76%) Marketing
16 16 (24.24%) Google
16 16 (24.24%) Data Protection
16 16 (24.24%) iPad
16 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
17 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (19.70%) jQuery
19 12 (18.18%) WPF
19 12 (18.18%) UML
20 10 (15.15%) XML
20 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
21 9 (13.64%) ISEB
21 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) SaaS
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (9.09%) NUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (25.76%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Developer
2 30 (45.45%) Analyst
3 25 (37.88%) C# Developer
4 22 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 16 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 13 (19.70%) SQL Analyst
8 12 (18.18%) Information Analyst
8 12 (18.18%) MI Analyst
9 11 (16.67%) MI Business Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) Business Data Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) Data Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) Report Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Data Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Reporting Analyst
10 9 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET
3 33 (50.00%) HTML
4 30 (45.45%) CSS
5 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 22 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (19.70%) jQuery
10 12 (18.18%) WPF
11 10 (15.15%) XML
12 9 (13.64%) Ajax
13 7 (10.61%) Web Services
14 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (7.58%) WCF
15 4 (6.06%) JSON
16 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 3 (4.55%) CSS3
16 3 (4.55%) HTML5
16 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) iPad
2 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) MVC
2 19 (28.79%) ETL
3 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (24.24%) Data Protection
4 12 (18.18%) UML
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) BPMN
5 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 9 (13.64%) Case Management
5 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) TDD
7 3 (4.55%) Scrum
7 3 (4.55%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 2 (3.03%) CRM
8 2 (3.03%) ERP
8 2 (3.03%) Logistics
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 53 (80.30%) SQL
3 36 (54.55%) C#
4 18 (27.27%) ANSI SQL
5 16 (24.24%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.79%) Tableau
3 16 (24.24%) Google
4 4 (6.06%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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