Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 52 38
Rank change year-on-year -23 -14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.78% 3.84% 5.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.54% 25.18% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 46
Lancashire median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £24,600 £28,400 £27,750
90th Percentile £45,400 £44,000 £42,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +3.90% +0.65% +9.29%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 107 139 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.93% 15.26% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77 127 144
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,300 £44,925
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +14 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Blackburn +4 1 £45,000 -
Preston -13 1 £37,000 +0.68% 1
Visual Studio
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) DTS
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) Database Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) Change Control
4 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (57.14%) Perfmon
4 4 (57.14%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database

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 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) DTS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Data Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Development Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (57.14%) Database Tuning
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Perfmon
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft