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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 53 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.24% 3.21% 5.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.62% 16.42% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -28.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
58 67 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.43% 19.53% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 24
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (50.00%) WCF
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) C#
5 10 (50.00%) IIS
5 10 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) MSI
6 8 (40.00%) InstallShield
6 8 (40.00%) Client/Server
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
6 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (40.00%) ClearQuest
6 8 (40.00%) CMDB
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (30.00%) Physics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 8 (40.00%) MSI
3 8 (40.00%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) WCF
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) XSD
6 2 (10.00%) XSLT
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (40.00%) CMDB
2 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (30.00%) Physics
2 6 (30.00%) Chemistry
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PhD
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft