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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.56% 2.94% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 15.29% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 5
Average salary £34,000 £41,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.07% +25.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
65 85 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 19.23% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 73 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 22 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (87.50%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) C#
4 19 (79.17%) SQL
4 19 (79.17%) XML
4 19 (79.17%) Finance
5 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (75.00%) SDLC
6 17 (70.83%) MVC
7 16 (66.67%) CSS
7 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 16 (66.67%) HTML
7 16 (66.67%) jQuery
8 15 (62.50%) XPath
8 15 (62.50%) SOAP
8 15 (62.50%) Web Services
8 15 (62.50%) XQuery
8 15 (62.50%) WSDL
9 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
9 14 (58.33%) SMPP
9 14 (58.33%) SMTP
9 14 (58.33%) FTP
9 14 (58.33%) HTTP
9 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
9 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (58.33%) Technical Analysis

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) FTP
1 14 (58.33%) HTTP
1 14 (58.33%) SMPP
1 14 (58.33%) SMTP
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) GIS
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 3 (12.50%) MSI
2 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (8.33%) WiX
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 14 (58.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (54.17%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (54.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (54.17%) C# Software Developer
4 13 (54.17%) Software Developer
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Developer
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (29.17%) Analyst
7 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (20.83%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (20.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (20.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 4 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) XML
3 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (66.67%) CSS
4 16 (66.67%) HTML
4 16 (66.67%) jQuery
5 15 (62.50%) SOAP
5 15 (62.50%) Web Services
5 15 (62.50%) WSDL
6 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.33%) XSLT
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) SDLC
2 17 (70.83%) MVC
3 14 (58.33%) Technical Analysis
4 13 (54.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.17%) Analytics
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
9 1 (4.17%) Data Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (4.17%) ETL
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (62.50%) XPath
4 15 (62.50%) XQuery
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.17%) i2
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle