The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.22% 2.29% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 12.50% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Development Applications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.44% 18.32% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 19
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,250 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft