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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.94% 3.76% 4.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.00% 40.00% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 28
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
100 45 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.73% 9.39% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 90
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 -11 5 £32,000 -43.11% 2
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Law
4 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Case Management
5 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Intranet
6 3 (25.00%) Google
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 1 (8.33%) CMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Case Management
2 5 (41.67%) Release Management
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 5 (41.67%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) PayPal
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
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