The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.48% 4.39% 4.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.64% 22.99% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 22
Median salary £35,500 £35,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.38%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 59 87 84
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 13.29% 19.08% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 71 70
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Lancashire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +2 5 £35,500 -16.47%
Preston -10 2 £35,500 +14.51%
Visual Studio
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) MVC
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) jQuery
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
9 4 (25.00%) Perfmon
9 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
9 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (25.00%) Time Management
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (25.00%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) DTS
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Data Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) EDI
8 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) LINQ
8 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Life Science
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) Time Management
2 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile First
3 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
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