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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.17% 1.31% 6.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 6.90% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
14 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.22% 18.95% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 20
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £36,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft