The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.37% 5.48% 4.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.10% 66.67% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
21 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.09% 8.22% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 31
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Essex

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Visual Studio
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Front Office
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 8 (72.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Technical Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Lead Technical Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Lead Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft