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 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
North West / Lancashire
Rank 49 44 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.20% 2.11% 4.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 14.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 18
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.18%  
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 50 49 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 11.99% 14.76% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 60
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,649 £42,500 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 25 March 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
Skelmersdale +1 3 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Chorley 0 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) MVC
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 8 (44.44%) jQuery
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 3 (16.67%) Web Development
11 3 (16.67%) WCF
11 3 (16.67%) WPF
11 3 (16.67%) DevExpress
11 3 (16.67%) Scrum
11 3 (16.67%) WinForms
11 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) Windows
11 3 (16.67%) OOP
11 3 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (16.67%) C++
12 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
12 2 (11.11%) SOAP

Visual Studio
Top Related 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) ColdFusion
1 2 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Tester
7 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) WCF
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms
7 3 (16.67%) WPF
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.11%) LINQ
8 2 (11.11%) REST
8 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) TOWER Software
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