The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 23.08% 21.05% 3.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 92.31% 44.44% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -34.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £52,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,750 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 25.00% 47.37% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 7 (53.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) SOAP
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
6 5 (38.46%) WPF
6 5 (38.46%) Silverlight
6 5 (38.46%) Android
6 5 (38.46%) MVVM
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Phone
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Apple
8 3 (23.08%) Windows CE

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
1 3 (23.08%) GPRS
1 3 (23.08%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
General
1 7 (53.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Software Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) WinForms
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) Silverlight
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) ServiceStack
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) XHTML
8 1 (7.69%) Java RMI
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Phone
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows CE
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) MVVM
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Apple
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