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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 34 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.24% 0.64% 4.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.68% 4.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 20
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
63 85 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.21% 13.69% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 80 59
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +32 22 £70,000 +43.58%
Birkenhead - 2 £37,500 -
Prescot - 1 £22,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (88.64%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) SharePoint
2 31 (70.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 31 (70.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (68.18%) Office 365
3 30 (68.18%) CSS
3 30 (68.18%) HTML
3 30 (68.18%) Scrum
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (59.09%) HTML5
5 24 (54.55%) InfoPath
5 24 (54.55%) XSLT
6 20 (45.45%) Content Management
6 20 (45.45%) Migration
7 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
7 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
10 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.64%) C#
13 5 (11.36%) MVC
13 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
15 3 (6.82%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (70.45%) SharePoint
1 31 (70.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 31 (70.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (54.55%) InfoPath
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 30 (68.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.55%) Firebug
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
1 2 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Architect
1 20 (45.45%) SharePoint Architect
2 19 (43.18%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 19 (43.18%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (40.91%) Designer
3 18 (40.91%) SharePoint Designer
4 17 (38.64%) Developer
5 10 (22.73%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Tester
10 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (88.64%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) CSS
2 30 (68.18%) HTML
3 26 (59.09%) HTML5
4 24 (54.55%) XSLT
5 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.55%) WCF
8 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.27%) CSS3
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) AS400
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Scrum
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Content Management
2 20 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) MVC
4 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Web Development
5 2 (4.55%) CRUD
5 2 (4.55%) Line Management
5 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.55%) BPMN
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) B2B
5 2 (4.55%) UML
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) CRM
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) TDD
6 1 (2.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.27%) PayPal
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago