The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.51% 5.41% 9.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.40% 40.00% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 56
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £36,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 65 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.92% 13.51% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 104 60 115
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -25 8 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Wirral - 3 £30,750 -
Birkenhead - 1 £25,000 - 1
St Helens - 1 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 37 (90.24%) SQL
2 37 (90.24%) SQL Server
3 36 (87.80%) ASP.NET
4 32 (78.05%) MVC
5 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (58.54%) XML
7 22 (53.66%) Web Services
7 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (53.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (51.22%) Windows
8 21 (51.22%) CRM
8 21 (51.22%) SOAP
9 19 (46.34%) Finance
9 19 (46.34%) RESTful
9 19 (46.34%) JSON
9 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (36.59%) C#
11 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
12 12 (29.27%) WCF
13 11 (26.83%) Scrum
14 9 (21.95%) HTML
14 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
14 9 (21.95%) CSS
14 9 (21.95%) WPF
15 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
15 8 (19.51%) Android
15 8 (19.51%) jQuery
15 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.32%) DNN
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) GPRS
1 1 (2.44%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (90.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQLite
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) PhoneGap
2 3 (7.32%) Moq
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (7.32%) Firebug
2 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.32%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Log4Net
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Web Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 36 (87.80%) ASP.NET
3 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (58.54%) XML
5 22 (53.66%) Web Services
6 21 (51.22%) SOAP
7 19 (46.34%) RESTful
7 19 (46.34%) JSON
7 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (29.27%) WCF
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) WPF
10 8 (19.51%) jQuery
10 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (17.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
12 5 (12.20%) WF
12 5 (12.20%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) iPad
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) MVC
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) CRM
4 11 (26.83%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.07%) Android Development
6 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
6 7 (17.07%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) RUP
7 5 (12.20%) DSDM
7 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.20%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Time Management
8 3 (7.32%) BPMN
8 3 (7.32%) UML
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) MVVM
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.44%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
Birkenhead, Merseyside
SISRA
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago