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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.30% 1.12% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.48% 10.00% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
91 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.00% 11.19% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76 26 30
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 13 (54.17%) CSS
5 13 (54.17%) WCF
6 11 (45.83%) jQuery
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
7 10 (41.67%) MVC
7 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) HTML5
10 7 (29.17%) CSS3
10 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
10 7 (29.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (29.17%) IIS
10 7 (29.17%) Java
10 7 (29.17%) Windows
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (25.00%) PhD
11 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 6 (25.00%) Physics

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (29.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) InDesign
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
3 5 (20.83%) MSI
3 5 (20.83%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Photoshop Designer
9 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
2 13 (54.17%) WCF
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) CSS3
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.67%) REST
6 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (8.33%) STL
7 2 (8.33%) COM
7 2 (8.33%) MFC
7 2 (8.33%) Qt
7 2 (8.33%) RESTful
7 2 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (25.00%) Physics
1 6 (25.00%) Chemistry
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) CMDB
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) CCTV
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) MVVM
8 1 (4.17%) SEO
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Coaching
8 1 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) PhD
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe