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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.37% - 12.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% - 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 19 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.07% 17.27% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 35
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
County Antrim - 1 - - 1
County Londonderry - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) COM+
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Qt Creator
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) COM+
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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