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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 64 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 32 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.14% 0.97% 5.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.33% 7.14% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 25
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% +14.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
150 98 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.40% 13.61% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 142 77 68
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) C#
3 35 (51.47%) .NET
4 31 (45.59%) SQL Server
5 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.82%) Web Services
7 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 19 (27.94%) SOAP
8 19 (27.94%) REST
9 17 (25.00%) CRM
9 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 17 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
10 16 (23.53%) Eclipse
10 16 (23.53%) SQL
11 15 (22.06%) XML
11 15 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (20.59%) NetSuite
12 14 (20.59%) Siebel
12 14 (20.59%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (19.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (19.12%) Windows
13 13 (19.12%) Selenium
13 13 (19.12%) Integration Testing
13 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
13 13 (19.12%) Gherkin
14 12 (17.65%) HTML
15 10 (14.71%) jQuery
16 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.41%) WordPress
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.29%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 13 (19.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (19.12%) Selenium
2 13 (19.12%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.29%) CppUnit
5 6 (8.82%) Subversion
6 5 (7.35%) JIRA
7 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.88%) Maven
7 4 (5.88%) JUnit
8 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.94%) JMeter
8 2 (2.94%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.94%) Grunt
8 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Senior Developer
2 16 (23.53%) CRM Developer
3 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.76%) C++ Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Junior
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Graduate
8 4 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (51.47%) .NET
2 23 (33.82%) Web Services
3 19 (27.94%) SOAP
3 19 (27.94%) REST
4 15 (22.06%) XML
5 13 (19.12%) Gherkin
6 12 (17.65%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) jQuery
8 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.76%) MFC
9 8 (11.76%) STL
10 7 (10.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (10.29%) HTML5
11 6 (8.82%) CSS
12 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.35%) CSS3
13 4 (5.88%) Ajax
13 4 (5.88%) JSON
13 4 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) iPhone
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Android
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) CRM
3 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 13 (19.12%) Integration Testing
5 9 (13.24%) MVC
6 7 (10.29%) Workflow
7 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.35%) Test Management
8 5 (7.35%) Load Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.88%) Code Coverage
9 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.88%) Usability Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.94%) TDD
11 2 (2.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) C#
2 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) C++
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.41%) Java
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) ISEB
2 8 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Siebel
2 14 (20.59%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (20.59%) NetSuite
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) Kofax
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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