The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.77% 3.40% 9.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.58% 25.00% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 13
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Lancashire

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

Development Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 18.27% 13.61% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 27
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Preston

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Preston region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Preston

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (33.33%) Twitter
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Social Media
6 3 (25.00%) Facebook
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Military
1 1 (8.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Ada
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) VBScript
6 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Twitter
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 3 (25.00%) Facebook
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) New Relic
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