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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 51 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 2.33% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.07% 18.18% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,775 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £42,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
58 77 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.75% 12.81% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 50
Average salary £28,000 £38,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.74% +23.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 7 £44,500 +27.14% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (93.94%) HTML
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) SharePoint
2 29 (87.88%) HTML5
3 27 (81.82%) Office 365
3 27 (81.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (78.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (78.79%) InfoPath
4 26 (78.79%) XSLT
4 26 (78.79%) Scrum
4 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
5 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
6 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
7 14 (42.42%) Content Management
8 13 (39.39%) Migration
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.09%) C#
11 3 (9.09%) MVC
11 3 (9.09%) CSS3
11 3 (9.09%) Web Development
12 2 (6.06%) jQuery
12 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
12 2 (6.06%) Intranet
13 1 (3.03%) Project Management
13 1 (3.03%) JMeter
13 1 (3.03%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (87.88%) SharePoint
2 27 (81.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 26 (78.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (78.79%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 27 (81.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.03%) JMeter
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (3.03%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Designer
1 21 (63.64%) SharePoint Designer
2 18 (54.55%) Developer
3 15 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
4 13 (39.39%) SharePoint Architect
4 13 (39.39%) Architect
5 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (27.27%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 8 (24.24%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
2 29 (87.88%) HTML5
3 26 (78.79%) XSLT
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Scrum
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Content Management
3 13 (39.39%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) HP
1 1 (3.03%) Google
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Posted: 4 days ago
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