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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.36% 4.52% 2.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.05% 42.86% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.61%
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
63 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.91% 10.55% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 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#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) WCF
3 18 (81.82%) REST
3 18 (81.82%) SOAP
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
5 16 (72.73%) CSS
5 16 (72.73%) HTML
5 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
5 16 (72.73%) MVC
5 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (72.73%) jQuery
6 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (68.18%) SQL
7 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
7 14 (63.64%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) VBScript
10 4 (18.18%) System Testing
10 4 (18.18%) JSON
10 4 (18.18%) SaaS
11 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 1 (4.55%) UML
13 1 (4.55%) Project Management

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Senior Developer
3 14 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 14 (63.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (63.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET Developer
3 14 (63.64%) Senior C# Developer
3 14 (63.64%) Senior .NET Developer
3 14 (63.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Automated Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) WCF
3 18 (81.82%) REST
3 18 (81.82%) SOAP
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
5 16 (72.73%) CSS
5 16 (72.73%) HTML
5 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (72.73%) jQuery
6 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 1 (4.55%) J2EE
9 1 (4.55%) WPF
9 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) MVC
2 14 (63.64%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 4 (18.18%) System Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (18.18%) VBScript
7 1 (4.55%) XAML
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago