Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.56% 2.28% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.01% 13.94% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 5
Liverpool median annual salary £36,250 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.82% +22.22% -47.67%
10th Percentile £31,975 £17,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £43,000 £37,250 £42,250
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £30,500 £28,175
% change year-on-year +22.95% +8.25% -25.86%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 133 165 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 18.73% 16.35% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 121 133 97
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Liverpool

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin