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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.11% 0.88% 4.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.83% 3.85% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £27,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
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
24 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.91% 23.01% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 13
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 21 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) CRUD
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) CRUD
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago