The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.72% 2.23% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.61% 13.33% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 17
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
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 South Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
237 120 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.84% 16.74% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 222 96 116
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +5 35 £30,750 -18.00% 2
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 41 (60.29%) .NET
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (55.88%) HTML
2 38 (55.88%) ASP.NET
3 37 (54.41%) C#
3 37 (54.41%) MVC
4 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 22 (32.35%) XML
6 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (25.00%) SQL
9 16 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (23.53%) jQuery
9 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (20.59%) Subversion
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (19.12%) Android
11 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
11 13 (19.12%) HTML5
11 13 (19.12%) Android Development
11 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
11 13 (19.12%) VB.NET
12 12 (17.65%) Windows
13 11 (16.18%) ADO.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (7.35%) JBoss
1 5 (7.35%) Apache
1 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (7.35%) Sage 200
2 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) VLAN
2 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (27.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.82%) QlikView
6 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.35%) MySQL
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (23.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (20.59%) Subversion
4 9 (13.24%) Grunt
4 9 (13.24%) CruiseControl
5 5 (7.35%) JUnit
5 5 (7.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) Maven
5 5 (7.35%) Selenium
5 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.88%) CppUnit
7 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.94%) JMeter
8 1 (1.47%) NUnit
8 1 (1.47%) MSI
8 1 (1.47%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (77.94%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
3 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (19.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Junior Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Junior
5 10 (14.71%) Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Graduate
9 5 (7.35%) Graduate Software Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Junior Software Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) .NET
2 38 (55.88%) HTML
2 38 (55.88%) ASP.NET
3 22 (32.35%) XML
4 16 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (23.53%) jQuery
5 13 (19.12%) HTML5
6 11 (16.18%) SOAP
6 11 (16.18%) ADO.NET
7 9 (13.24%) COM
7 9 (13.24%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (13.24%) Sass
8 7 (10.29%) CSS
8 7 (10.29%) Ajax
9 5 (7.35%) STL
9 5 (7.35%) Web Services
9 5 (7.35%) MFC
9 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
10 4 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Xbox
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Android
1 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) MVC
2 24 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 16 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (19.12%) Android Development
4 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
5 8 (11.76%) Workflow
6 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.35%) Code Coverage
8 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.35%) TDD
8 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Load Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.41%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) C#
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (19.12%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.29%) Java
6 6 (8.82%) VB
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
7 5 (7.35%) C++
7 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Kofax
4 2 (2.94%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.94%) Siebel
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
4 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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