Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 43 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.07% 1.39% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 12.50% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +13.10% -14.71%
10th Percentile £32,400 £38,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £45,800 £42,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 114 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.36% 11.14% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 23
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.13% +15.00% +7.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £29,750 £26,900
90th Percentile £45,625 £61,250 £45,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
County Antrim -19 3 £40,000 -2.44% 1
County Armagh - 2 £35,500 - 1
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) MSTest
4 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) NUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) MSTest
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Product Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft