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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 36 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.70% 1.91% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.73% 11.00% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 10
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
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
203 100 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.50% 17.36% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 191 82 78
Average salary £33,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 40 (57.97%) .NET
2 38 (55.07%) SQL Server
3 37 (53.62%) HTML
4 36 (52.17%) C#
5 35 (50.72%) ASP.NET
5 35 (50.72%) MVC
6 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (37.68%) XML
8 24 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
9 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
10 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
11 18 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
13 16 (23.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 16 (23.19%) jQuery
13 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (23.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (21.74%) SQL
14 15 (21.74%) Windows
15 14 (20.29%) Subversion
16 13 (18.84%) Android
16 13 (18.84%) HTML5
16 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
16 13 (18.84%) Android Development
16 13 (18.84%) iOS Development
17 11 (15.94%) ADO.NET
17 11 (15.94%) SOAP
17 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (7.25%) JBoss
1 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.80%) Sage 200
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.70%) MySQL
7 5 (7.25%) QlikView
7 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (23.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (20.29%) Subversion
4 9 (13.04%) CruiseControl
4 9 (13.04%) Grunt
5 7 (10.14%) CppUnit
6 6 (8.70%) Selenium
7 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.25%) Maven
7 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.90%) JMeter
8 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.45%) JIRA
9 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.45%) NUnit
9 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (76.81%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 15 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Junior Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Junior
5 11 (15.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) C++ Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Build Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Graduate
11 4 (5.80%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) HTML
3 35 (50.72%) ASP.NET
4 26 (37.68%) XML
5 16 (23.19%) jQuery
5 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (18.84%) HTML5
7 11 (15.94%) SOAP
7 11 (15.94%) ADO.NET
8 9 (13.04%) COM
8 9 (13.04%) Ajax
8 9 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (13.04%) Sass
9 8 (11.59%) STL
9 8 (11.59%) MFC
10 7 (10.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (8.70%) Web Services
11 6 (8.70%) CSS
12 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
13 4 (5.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Xbox
5 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Android
2 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) MVC
2 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
4 16 (23.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (18.84%) Android Development
5 13 (18.84%) iOS Development
6 8 (11.59%) Workflow
7 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Load Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.25%) Code Coverage
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
10 4 (5.80%) Usability Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Migration
11 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) C#
2 22 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.59%) C++
6 7 (10.14%) Java
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) VB
8 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Kofax
4 2 (2.90%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.90%) Siebel
5 1 (1.45%) Sage
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