The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 23 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.06% 3.74% -
As % of the Development Applications category 19.44% 36.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -  
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36 11 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 15.72% 10.28% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 15
Median salary £34,250 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +0.59%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Northern Ireland

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
County Antrim -8 7 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) VB
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) Change Control
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) ESRI
7 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (14.29%) Migration

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) EAM
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 7 (50.00%) VB
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) ESRI
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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