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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.20% 2.37% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.77% 15.09% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 16
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -1.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
163 53 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 31.84% 15.73% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 149 50 66
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £36,450 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Warrington

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (94.83%) C#
3 53 (91.38%) SQL
4 43 (74.14%) SQL Server
4 43 (74.14%) Microsoft
5 40 (68.97%) Web Services
6 36 (62.07%) SOAP
7 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET
8 34 (58.62%) T-SQL
9 33 (56.90%) HTML
10 32 (55.17%) CSS
11 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
12 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
12 29 (50.00%) XML
13 24 (41.38%) .NET Framework
14 23 (39.66%) jQuery
14 23 (39.66%) Windows
15 19 (32.76%) Ajax
16 18 (31.03%) User Stories
16 18 (31.03%) JSON
17 17 (29.31%) LINQ
17 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
18 16 (27.59%) MVC
19 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (25.86%) VB.NET
20 13 (22.41%) XHTML
21 12 (20.69%) Retail
22 11 (18.97%) Apple iOS
23 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
23 10 (17.24%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (74.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) MySQL
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (20.69%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (96.55%) Developer
2 29 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (32.76%) C# Developer
3 19 (32.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Web Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Software Developer
6 7 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Graduate
8 3 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) Web Services
3 36 (62.07%) SOAP
4 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET
5 33 (56.90%) HTML
6 32 (55.17%) CSS
7 29 (50.00%) XML
8 24 (41.38%) .NET Framework
9 23 (39.66%) jQuery
10 19 (32.76%) Ajax
11 18 (31.03%) JSON
12 17 (29.31%) LINQ
13 13 (22.41%) XHTML
14 9 (15.52%) XML-RPC
14 9 (15.52%) REST
15 6 (10.34%) WinForms
16 3 (5.17%) GWT
17 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Phone
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (12.07%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) User Stories
2 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
3 16 (27.59%) MVC
4 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) OO
6 9 (15.52%) OOP
6 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
7 8 (13.79%) Project Management
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 4 (6.90%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
9 4 (6.90%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) OOD
10 2 (3.45%) BDD
10 2 (3.45%) TDD
10 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (94.83%) C#
2 53 (91.38%) SQL
3 34 (58.62%) T-SQL
4 29 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.17%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Telerik
3 3 (5.17%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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