The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.56% 2.86% 19.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.24% 15.00% 67.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 23
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
West 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 Wakefield region.

Development Applications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
33 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.67% 19.05% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 34
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £31,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Wakefield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (40.00%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (33.33%) VB
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (20.00%) MS Access
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) CSS3
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
1 6 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
7 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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