The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 40 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.78% 3.27% 3.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.19% 15.52% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 7
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Gloucestershire

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

Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.60% 21.09% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 12
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,750 £45,000
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 Cheltenham

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 21 (87.50%) C#
3 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 20 (83.33%) HTML
4 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (75.00%) Finance
5 18 (75.00%) jQuery
5 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (70.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (66.67%) SQL
7 16 (66.67%) Web Services
7 16 (66.67%) XML
7 16 (66.67%) MVC
8 15 (62.50%) CSS
9 14 (58.33%) SOAP
9 14 (58.33%) WSDL
9 14 (58.33%) XQuery
9 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (58.33%) XPath
9 14 (58.33%) SDLC
10 13 (54.17%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
10 13 (54.17%) SMPP
10 13 (54.17%) SMTP
10 13 (54.17%) FTP
10 13 (54.17%) HTTP
11 11 (45.83%) Relational Database

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SMTP
1 13 (54.17%) FTP
1 13 (54.17%) HTTP
1 13 (54.17%) SMPP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 3 (12.50%) MSI
2 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (83.33%) HTML
4 18 (75.00%) jQuery
5 16 (66.67%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) XML
6 15 (62.50%) CSS
7 14 (58.33%) SOAP
7 14 (58.33%) WSDL
8 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (12.50%) WinForms
10 3 (12.50%) Ajax
10 3 (12.50%) WCF
11 2 (8.33%) XSD
11 2 (8.33%) XSLT
11 2 (8.33%) DHTML
12 1 (4.17%) WPF
12 1 (4.17%) LINQ
12 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 14 (58.33%) SDLC
3 13 (54.17%) Technical Analysis
4 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 10 (41.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 14 (58.33%) XQuery
4 14 (58.33%) XPath
5 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (20.83%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) VB
8 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
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