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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.68% 3.81% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 34.62% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.46%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
66 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.64% 11.02% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) WCF
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) SOAP
4 16 (72.73%) REST
5 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
6 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
6 14 (63.64%) HTML
6 14 (63.64%) CSS
6 14 (63.64%) jQuery
7 13 (59.09%) MVC
7 13 (59.09%) OO
7 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
7 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 3 (13.64%) JSON
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) VBScript
10 3 (13.64%) C++
10 3 (13.64%) SaaS
10 3 (13.64%) System Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Qt
11 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.55%) InDesign
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Senior Developer
2 14 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) C# Developer
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 13 (59.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (59.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.55%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) WCF
3 16 (72.73%) SOAP
3 16 (72.73%) REST
4 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET
5 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 14 (63.64%) jQuery
5 14 (63.64%) CSS
6 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) Qt
9 2 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (9.09%) MFC
9 2 (9.09%) COM
9 2 (9.09%) STL
9 2 (9.09%) D-Bus
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) OO
1 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) MVVM
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) SEO
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) VBScript
6 3 (13.64%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe