Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.90% 2.56% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.11% 18.60% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £33,250 £20,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.25% -33.33% -12.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £17,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,475 £36,250 £32,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 76 43 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 16.96% 13.78% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 29
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +7.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £27,050
90th Percentile £54,375 £44,875 £43,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 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
County Antrim +2 13 £33,250 +26.67% 2
Visual Studio
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) CMS
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) ESRI
6 3 (23.08%) ArcGIS
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) Adobe
6 3 (23.08%) Intranet

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 (23.08%) ArcGIS
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) LINQ
5 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
2 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) EAM
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) ESRI
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