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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - 22 31
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 1.35% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.67% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%

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
29 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 21.80% 20.27% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 22
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,700 £40,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft