The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Cheshire
Rank 59 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 64 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.23% 4.83% 3.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.37% 25.91% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 56
Median salary £42,500 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,050 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
190 247 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.59% 18.64% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 156 226 325
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cheshire region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 15 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Wilmslow - 7 £47,500 -
Chester +6 6 £32,500 -20.00% 3
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 65 (90.28%) .NET
2 62 (86.11%) C#
3 53 (73.61%) SQL Server
4 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 47 (65.28%) HTML
5 47 (65.28%) SQL
6 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
7 36 (50.00%) MVC
8 34 (47.22%) .NET Framework
8 34 (47.22%) CSS
9 33 (45.83%) jQuery
10 30 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
12 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (33.33%) Windows
13 24 (33.33%) HTML5
14 23 (31.94%) XML
15 22 (30.56%) Scrum
16 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (26.39%) Entity Framework
17 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
17 19 (26.39%) WCF
18 18 (25.00%) VB.NET
19 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
21 15 (20.83%) JSON
21 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
21 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
22 14 (19.44%) CSS3
22 14 (19.44%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.67%) NServiceBus
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.39%) Drupal
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (73.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) Snowflake Schema
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.72%) Star Schema
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.17%) Power BI
5 3 (4.17%) QlikView
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.78%) MS Access
6 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (19.44%) Selenium
3 13 (18.06%) Subversion
4 12 (16.67%) FxCop
4 12 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 12 (16.67%) StyleCop
5 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.17%) ReSharper
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.39%) Moq
7 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Games
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 40 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 35 (48.61%) C# .NET Developer
3 35 (48.61%) C# Developer
4 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 26 (36.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
6 13 (18.06%) SQL Developer
7 12 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (16.67%) Software Developer
8 11 (15.28%) Analyst
9 8 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 8 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (90.28%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 47 (65.28%) HTML
4 34 (47.22%) .NET Framework
4 34 (47.22%) CSS
5 33 (45.83%) jQuery
6 24 (33.33%) HTML5
7 23 (31.94%) XML
8 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (26.39%) Entity Framework
9 19 (26.39%) WCF
10 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 15 (20.83%) JSON
12 14 (19.44%) CSS3
12 14 (19.44%) NHibernate
13 12 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (16.67%) SignalR
13 12 (16.67%) WebSockets
14 8 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 13 (18.06%) User Experience
3 12 (16.67%) PMI
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) MVC
2 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.56%) Scrum
4 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 14 (19.44%) TDD
5 14 (19.44%) Web Development
6 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.72%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.33%) High Availability
11 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) CRM
11 5 (6.94%) ERP
11 5 (6.94%) OO
11 5 (6.94%) SDLC
12 3 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) C#
2 47 (65.28%) SQL
3 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
5 18 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.50%) VB
7 8 (11.11%) VB6
7 8 (11.11%) VBScript
8 3 (4.17%) Java
9 2 (2.78%) VBA
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 8 (11.11%) HL7
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
1 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) RedGate
3 1 (1.39%) Sencha
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