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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.38% 0.73% 5.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 2.78% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £30,364 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
30 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 31.91% 26.28% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 26
Average salary £31,000 £37,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Preston

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) UML
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) VB6
6 2 (22.22%) Android

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Ada
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter
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