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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 68 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 2 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.16% 0.31% 5.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.25% 4.00% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 32
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
80 50 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.27% 7.69% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 93
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 5 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Wirral -5 4 £37,500 - 1
Birkenhead -2 2 £38,750 - 1
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) C#
4 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (77.78%) SQL
6 13 (72.22%) CSS
7 12 (66.67%) HTML
7 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 8 (44.44%) XML
9 7 (38.89%) Scrum
9 7 (38.89%) jQuery
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
10 6 (33.33%) MVC
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
11 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
11 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (22.22%) Android
12 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
12 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
12 4 (22.22%) WCF
12 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
12 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
12 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
12 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (22.22%) AngularJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Ingres
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) XML
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
9 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 4 (22.22%) WCF
9 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
9 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
9 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 3 (16.67%) WPF
10 3 (16.67%) LINQ
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 2 (11.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Android Development
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (11.11%) RUP
6 2 (11.11%) DSDM
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) B2B
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) AWK
6 1 (5.56%) VB6
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
6 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCSD
3 1 (5.56%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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