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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.69% 1.94% 7.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.04% 9.09% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 11
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
23 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 12.92% 21.36% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 14
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 30 March 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) OOP
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (20.00%) Time Management
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (20.00%) CRUD
9 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (10.00%) HTML5
9 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (10.00%) Android
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) CRUD
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter
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