The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 7.32% 9.52% 14.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 52.94% 44.44% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 18
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +84.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £26,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £42,500 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Manchester

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

Development Applications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 9 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 13.82% 21.43% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 32
Average salary £27,500 £36,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +29.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Wigan

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) WatchGuard
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) vSphere
1 7 (58.33%) WMI
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Validation
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
2 6 (50.00%) Avaya

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) PowerPivot
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) MPLS
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) Extranet
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Flash
2 2 (16.67%) WinForms
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
1 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Line Management
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) WMI
2 5 (41.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) WatchGuard
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
2 6 (50.00%) Avaya
2 6 (50.00%) Sophos
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle