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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.50% 5.81% 4.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.74% 45.45% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £31,450 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £46,750 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
23 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.72% 12.79% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 17
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £27,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston 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 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 28 September 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Preston

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Preston region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) PHP
6 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development
7 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) LINQPad
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) HTML Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (12.50%) LINQ
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) RedGate