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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.42% - 5.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% - 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £19,000 - £28,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
18 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.38% 20.99% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 8
Median salary £25,000 £38,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +21.60%
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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram 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 25 May 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 - 2 £32,500 -
County Armagh - 2 £19,000 -
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Qt
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Qt Creator
4 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Qt Creator
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) EPiServer