The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford - - 9.68%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Manchester

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

Development Applications Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 31.94% 31.91% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 15
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Salford

Visual Studio
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft