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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.27% 1.05% 4.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 7.41% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
30 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.27% 14.14% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 17
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 27 July 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Moq
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) NUnit
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (8.33%) IIS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Android Development
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Wakefield
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