The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.04% 4.55% 4.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 26.32% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +30.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 15.10% 17.27% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 12
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Visual Studio
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Percussion
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Blog

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (66.67%) WordPress
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Percussion
1 1 (33.33%) Ektron
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