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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 27 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.98% 0.90% -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £41,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 42 9 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 18.58% 8.11% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 12
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Belfast

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
3 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) VB
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (23.08%) ESRI
6 3 (23.08%) ArcGIS
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Adobe
8 1 (7.69%) Intranet
8 1 (7.69%) EAM
8 1 (7.69%) MS Excel

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) EAM
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) VB.NET
2 7 (53.85%) VB
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) ESRI
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago