The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.20% 2.08% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 10.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £35,500 £30,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% +12.03%  
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 Preston with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 29 20 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 17.47% 20.83% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 34
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £29,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Preston region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft