The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.25% 7.43% 6.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.50% 26.53% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 9
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +146.91%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.42% 28.00% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 17
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £55,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
UK

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 31 July 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
County Antrim -1 16 £36,000 -5.26%
Visual Studio
UK

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) .NET
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (88.00%) C#
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
3 19 (76.00%) MVC
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (60.00%) Web Development
5 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (48.00%) SOA
6 12 (48.00%) OO
6 12 (48.00%) Oracle
7 11 (44.00%) HTML
7 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 11 (44.00%) XML
7 11 (44.00%) Degree
7 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
8 10 (40.00%) Time Management
8 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (24.00%) GIS
9 6 (24.00%) ESRI
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (24.00%) Silverlight
9 6 (24.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) MSTest
2 5 (20.00%) Rational Rose
2 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.00%) Qt Creator
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) Silverlight
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (20.00%) COM+
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) JSF
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) J2SE
7 1 (4.00%) COM
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) GIS
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) MVC
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Web Development
4 12 (48.00%) SOA
4 12 (48.00%) OO
5 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Time Management
6 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Use Case
8 5 (20.00%) UML
8 5 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) C#
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) BC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) MCAD
3 5 (20.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) ESRI
4 5 (20.00%) Northgate
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