The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.79% 1.79% 9.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 7.14% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £20,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Development Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 14 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.10% 25.00% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 22
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northern Ireland region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 3 £20,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Qt
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitefinity
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Qt Creator
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Officer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OOP
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer