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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.94% 5.22% 7.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.78% 23.08% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £36,000 £36,041 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.11% +20.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,771 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £42,500 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.20% 22.61% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 20
Average salary £37,000 £35,521 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +18.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Preston

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) VB6
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
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