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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.66% 1.81% 1.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.48% 11.76% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 11
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
South Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
168 102 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.66% 15.38% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 159 81 62
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
3 34 (51.52%) C#
4 31 (46.97%) HTML
5 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
5 29 (43.94%) MVC
5 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
7 22 (33.33%) XML
7 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (25.76%) jQuery
10 16 (24.24%) SQL
10 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (22.73%) Windows
11 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (21.21%) Subversion
13 13 (19.70%) HTML5
14 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 11 (16.67%) SOAP
15 10 (15.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (13.64%) Sass
16 9 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (13.64%) Grunt
16 9 (13.64%) COM
16 9 (13.64%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) JBoss
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.55%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.52%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) VLAN
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.61%) MySQL
6 4 (6.06%) QlikView
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (21.21%) Subversion
3 10 (15.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (13.64%) CruiseControl
4 9 (13.64%) Grunt
5 7 (10.61%) CppUnit
6 6 (9.09%) Selenium
7 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.58%) Maven
7 5 (7.58%) JUnit
7 5 (7.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.03%) JMeter
9 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.52%) JIRA
10 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.52%) NUnit
10 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (75.76%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 14 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Junior Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Junior
5 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Build Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) CRM Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Graduate
10 4 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Graduate Software Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 31 (46.97%) HTML
3 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
4 22 (33.33%) XML
5 17 (25.76%) jQuery
6 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (19.70%) HTML5
8 11 (16.67%) SOAP
9 9 (13.64%) Web Services
9 9 (13.64%) COM
9 9 (13.64%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (13.64%) Sass
10 8 (12.12%) MFC
10 8 (12.12%) STL
11 7 (10.61%) ADO.NET
11 7 (10.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (10.61%) Ajax
12 6 (9.09%) CSS
12 6 (9.09%) REST
13 5 (7.58%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Xbox
5 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Android
2 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) MVC
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (12.12%) Workflow
5 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.61%) Android Development
5 7 (10.61%) iOS Development
6 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.58%) Load Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.58%) TDD
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) Code Coverage
7 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Usability Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C#
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.24%) SQL
4 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.12%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) Java
6 7 (10.61%) PHP
7 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ISEB
2 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.06%) Siebel
3 4 (6.06%) NetSuite
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Kofax
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