The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.17% 2.75% 2.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.12% 19.40% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 16
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Development Applications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
86 67 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.56% 14.16% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 85 56 112
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Warrington

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 30 (88.24%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
3 20 (58.82%) .NET
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 17 (50.00%) Degree
6 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 16 (47.06%) Windows
7 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (41.18%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (41.18%) Embedded Software Development
8 14 (41.18%) Windows CE
8 14 (41.18%) HNC
8 14 (41.18%) HND
8 14 (41.18%) OO
8 14 (41.18%) OOD
8 14 (41.18%) ISO 9001
8 14 (41.18%) Embedded C
8 14 (41.18%) Linux
8 14 (41.18%) UML
8 14 (41.18%) C
8 14 (41.18%) C++
8 14 (41.18%) Pair Programming
8 14 (41.18%) Electronics
8 14 (41.18%) Scrum
8 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
8 14 (41.18%) Embedded Linux

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.59%) MSTest
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 14 (41.18%) Electronics
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) C Software Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Developer in Test
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Automation Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Test Automation Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Tester
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (20.59%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.88%) LINQ
8 2 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (41.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (5.88%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Windows CE
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (41.18%) Embedded Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) OO
3 14 (41.18%) OOD
3 14 (41.18%) Pair Programming
3 14 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 14 (41.18%) UML
4 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Validation
5 9 (26.47%) MVC
6 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
6 7 (20.59%) Test Management
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) C
3 14 (41.18%) C++
3 14 (41.18%) Embedded C
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (41.18%) HNC
2 14 (41.18%) HND
3 7 (20.59%) ISEB
3 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO 9001
2 11 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
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