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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 71 34
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 1 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.43% 0.16% 5.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.87% 2.27% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 32
Average salary £38,000 - £32,528
90% offered a salary of more than £29,775 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
83 44 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.43% 7.05% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 79 40 89
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 - 6 £36,250 - 4
Wirral -4 4 £40,250 -
Birkenhead -1 2 £38,750 - 2
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (85.00%) C#
4 16 (80.00%) SQL
5 15 (75.00%) CSS
5 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (70.00%) HTML
6 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (30.00%) MVC
9 6 (30.00%) Scrum
10 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
10 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
11 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (20.00%) WCF
11 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
11 4 (20.00%) Android
11 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (20.00%) PhoneGap
11 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) Ingres
4 1 (5.00%) OLTP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Firebug
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) CSS
4 14 (70.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) PhoneGap
8 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) LINQ
10 2 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Android Development
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) B2B
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) AWK
7 1 (5.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) Korn
7 1 (5.00%) XPath
7 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
7 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSD
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birkenhead
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago