The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.55% 8.02% 4.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.03% 54.84% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
59 31 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.63% 14.62% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Visual Studio
Gloucestershire

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 22 July 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) jQuery
4 17 (65.38%) T-SQL
4 17 (65.38%) MVC
5 16 (61.54%) OO
6 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 15 (57.69%) WCF
7 14 (53.85%) SOAP
7 14 (53.85%) REST
8 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (46.15%) HTML
9 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
9 12 (46.15%) CSS
9 12 (46.15%) Web Services
10 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (26.92%) WPF
12 6 (23.08%) Windows
12 6 (23.08%) N-Tier
12 6 (23.08%) SOA
13 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
13 5 (19.23%) OOP
14 4 (15.38%) Java
14 4 (15.38%) VBScript
14 4 (15.38%) XML
14 4 (15.38%) JSON
14 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
14 4 (15.38%) System Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) .NET Developer
3 17 (65.38%) C# Developer
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (65.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (65.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (42.31%) Senior Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Test Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 19 (73.08%) jQuery
4 15 (57.69%) WCF
5 14 (53.85%) SOAP
5 14 (53.85%) REST
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (46.15%) Web Services
7 12 (46.15%) HTML
7 12 (46.15%) CSS
8 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (26.92%) WPF
10 4 (15.38%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
11 3 (11.54%) WinForms
12 1 (3.85%) D-Bus
12 1 (3.85%) Qt
12 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (3.85%) STL
12 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) CCTV
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) System Testing
5 4 (15.38%) V-Model
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Product Marketing
8 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) UML
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) T-SQL
4 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) VBScript
7 2 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
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