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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.61% 6.67% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 62.50% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
16 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.91% 10.67% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 22
Average salary £40,000 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Front Office
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 8 (88.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Lead Technical Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Lead Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft