The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.23% 2.51% 5.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.81% 20.55% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 35
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £32,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
74 73 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.37% 12.21% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 71 71 110
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
North West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -9 6 £35,000 -2.77% 4
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
Wirral - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 11 (68.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
7 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) RUP
9 3 (18.75%) DSDM
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) WPF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Ingres
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (25.00%) LINQ
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) WPF
7 3 (18.75%) WF
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
8 1 (6.25%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) RUP
3 3 (18.75%) DSDM
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Android Development
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) AWK
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) XPath
6 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
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