The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 37 34 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.85% 4.47% 6.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 19.05% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
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 Halifax with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 42 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 11.54% 23.46% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 16
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £39,250 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Halifax

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Halifax over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Halifax

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
3 22 (81.48%) XML
4 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (62.96%) WCF
5 17 (62.96%) MVC
6 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
6 16 (59.26%) HTML
6 16 (59.26%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) Windows
7 15 (55.56%) Web Services
8 13 (48.15%) TDD
8 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
9 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
10 11 (40.74%) CSS
11 10 (37.04%) SDLC
12 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (33.33%) MVVM
12 9 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
12 9 (33.33%) Analytics
12 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone
12 9 (33.33%) Finance
13 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (29.63%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (29.63%) IIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 8 (29.63%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SMTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (29.63%) NuGet
3 1 (3.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.70%) gulp
3 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Senior Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Software Developer
4 9 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
7 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Architect
8 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 2 (7.41%) .NET Architect
9 2 (7.41%) C# Architect
9 2 (7.41%) Software Architect
9 2 (7.41%) UML Architect
9 2 (7.41%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) XML
3 17 (62.96%) WCF
4 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
4 16 (59.26%) HTML
5 15 (55.56%) Web Services
6 11 (40.74%) CSS
7 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (25.93%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
10 5 (18.52%) JSON
10 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (18.52%) WinForms
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (11.11%) Node.js
13 2 (7.41%) WPF
14 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) MVC
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 13 (48.15%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) SDLC
5 9 (33.33%) Analytics
5 9 (33.33%) MVVM
6 8 (29.63%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) UML
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.70%) BDD
11 1 (3.70%) Microservices
11 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Xamarin