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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.20% 2.02% 7.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 16.67% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £65,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
17 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 9.34% 12.12% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 7
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) SQLite
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) HTML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft