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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Merseyside
Rank 39 54 37
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.84% 1.64% 4.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.53% 7.92% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 15
Median salary £30,500 £32,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.68% -54.28%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 76 101 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.62% 20.65% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 72 86 40
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 26 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
Wirral - 13 £30,500 -
Liverpool +2 8 £38,750 +21.09% 3
Birkenhead - 6 £37,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 56 (80.00%) SQL
3 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
4 43 (61.43%) .NET
5 42 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 41 (58.57%) C#
7 39 (55.71%) HTML
8 36 (51.43%) CSS
9 33 (47.14%) MVC
9 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (38.57%) .NET Framework
11 25 (35.71%) Entity Framework
12 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
13 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (27.14%) ETL
14 19 (27.14%) Tableau
15 18 (25.71%) ANSI SQL
16 17 (24.29%) Marketing
17 16 (22.86%) Google
17 16 (22.86%) jQuery
17 16 (22.86%) iPad
17 16 (22.86%) Data Protection
18 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
19 13 (18.57%) WPF
20 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
20 11 (15.71%) UML
20 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (15.71%) Mobile App
21 10 (14.29%) Git (software)

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (8.57%) NUnit
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.29%) Marketing
2 7 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) Analyst
3 28 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 25 (35.71%) .NET Developer
5 19 (27.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 12 (17.14%) Information Analyst
7 12 (17.14%) MI Analyst
7 12 (17.14%) SQL Analyst
8 11 (15.71%) MI Business Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Business Data Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Data Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Report Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) SQL Data Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) SQL Reporting Analyst
9 8 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) .NET
2 42 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 39 (55.71%) HTML
4 36 (51.43%) CSS
5 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (38.57%) .NET Framework
7 25 (35.71%) Entity Framework
8 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (22.86%) jQuery
10 13 (18.57%) WPF
11 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (12.86%) XML
13 8 (11.43%) Ajax
14 7 (10.00%) Web Services
15 5 (7.14%) WCF
16 4 (5.71%) JSON
17 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 3 (4.29%) CSS3
17 3 (4.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) iPad
2 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) MVC
2 19 (27.14%) ETL
3 16 (22.86%) Data Protection
4 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (15.71%) UML
6 8 (11.43%) BPMN
6 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 8 (11.43%) Case Management
6 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.71%) TDD
9 3 (4.29%) B2B
9 3 (4.29%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.86%) Change Control
10 2 (2.86%) Logistics
10 2 (2.86%) Project Management
10 2 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 56 (80.00%) SQL
3 41 (58.57%) C#
4 18 (25.71%) ANSI SQL
5 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISEB
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Tableau
3 16 (22.86%) Google
4 5 (7.14%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
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