Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 69 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.80% 2.76% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 15.38% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 8
Merseyside median annual salary £30,500 £35,750 £36,925
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.69% -3.18% +5.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,825 £20,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £43,375 £44,650
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +8.57%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 200 234 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.88% 17.94% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 165 192 87
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £48,750
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Merseyside

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 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
Wirral +7 5 £30,500 -23.75%
Liverpool +6 2 £36,250 +31.82% 3
Visual Studio
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Tableau
3 5 (62.50%) ANSI SQL
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) QlikView
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) SMS
6 1 (12.50%) Cerner

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) ANSI SQL
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Tableau
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Cerner
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin