Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 40 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.12% 1.01% 3.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.81% 7.14% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Belfast median annual salary £33,250 £20,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.25% -44.83% -14.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £20,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £44,350 £20,000 £42,500
County Antrim median annual salary £33,250 £20,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +66.25% -44.83% -14.71%

Visual Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 105 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 29.41% 14.14% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 17
Belfast median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +23.08% +6.56%
10th Percentile £18,250 £26,000 £22,100
90th Percentile £47,000 £55,000 £46,250
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +23.08% +6.56%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Belfast

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Belfast

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Belfast over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Energy
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) SSDT
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SSDT
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) EAM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft