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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 21 17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 4.94% 17.81%
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.50% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.76% 39.51% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 14
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -22.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 May 2015, 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 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) WatchGuard
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) WMI
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (75.00%) Mimecast
2 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) PowerPivot
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Mimecast
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) MPLS
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) ERP
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) WMI
2 5 (62.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) WatchGuard
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco