The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 7.04% 24.00% 26.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 83.33% 92.31% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Runcorn region.

Development Applications Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 8.45% 26.00% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Runcorn region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Runcorn

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceStack
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (80.00%) MVVM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
2 4 (80.00%) Apple
2 4 (80.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) GPRS
1 1 (20.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceStack
3 3 (60.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Phone
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (80.00%) MVVM
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Apple