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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.17% 0.95% 11.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% 6.25% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 10
Average salary £28,364 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.36% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,500 £26,584
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
35 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 30.17% 15.24% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 27
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £27,484
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Preston

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter
2 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Ada
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Facebook
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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