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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 79 48
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 53 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.27% 3.14% 4.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.30% 14.10% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 87
Median salary £35,500 £39,388 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.87% +12.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Visual Studio
North West

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
289 376 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.68% 22.30% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 267 335 372
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 15 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Wilmslow -2 7 £38,500 -0.71% 1
Chester +27 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Northwich +3 6 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Runcorn +1 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Crewe +5 4 £23,500 +6.81%
Macclesfield -17 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Daresbury - 2 £39,500 -
Nantwich -8 1 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 75 (90.36%) .NET
2 63 (75.90%) C#
3 62 (74.70%) SQL
4 54 (65.06%) ASP.NET
5 50 (60.24%) SQL Server
6 48 (57.83%) HTML
7 40 (48.19%) MVC
8 36 (43.37%) JavaScript
9 35 (42.17%) .NET Framework
9 35 (42.17%) jQuery
10 34 (40.96%) CSS
11 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
12 26 (31.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (26.51%) Windows
15 21 (25.30%) T-SQL
16 20 (24.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (22.89%) HTML5
18 18 (21.69%) Web Services
19 17 (20.48%) JSON
19 17 (20.48%) WCF
20 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
20 16 (19.28%) Scrum
21 15 (18.07%) Mobile App
22 14 (16.87%) OO
23 13 (15.66%) Entity Framework
24 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
24 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
24 12 (14.46%) OOP

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 7 (8.43%) NServiceBus
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) Drupal
3 4 (4.82%) WordPress
4 2 (2.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (60.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.02%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (6.02%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.41%) Power BI
6 2 (2.41%) QlikView
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (31.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.25%) Selenium
3 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (10.84%) Subversion
4 7 (8.43%) FxCop
4 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.43%) StyleCop
5 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.61%) MSTest
7 3 (3.61%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.20%) Moq
8 1 (1.20%) NUnit
8 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (83.13%) Developer
2 47 (56.63%) .NET Developer
3 32 (38.55%) C# Developer
4 30 (36.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (26.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (24.10%) SQL Developer
8 13 (15.66%) Senior Developer
9 12 (14.46%) Junior
10 10 (12.05%) Junior Developer
11 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (10.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (10.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (9.64%) HTML Developer
12 8 (9.64%) Junior .NET Developer
12 8 (9.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (9.64%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (9.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 8 (9.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (9.64%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (90.36%) .NET
2 54 (65.06%) ASP.NET
3 48 (57.83%) HTML
4 35 (42.17%) .NET Framework
4 35 (42.17%) jQuery
5 34 (40.96%) CSS
6 20 (24.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (22.89%) HTML5
8 18 (21.69%) Web Services
9 17 (20.48%) JSON
9 17 (20.48%) WCF
10 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
11 13 (15.66%) Entity Framework
12 12 (14.46%) NHibernate
12 12 (14.46%) XML
13 11 (13.25%) CSS3
14 8 (9.64%) LINQ
14 8 (9.64%) WPF
15 7 (8.43%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.25%) User Experience
3 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) PMI
5 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Android
2 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) MVC
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.28%) Scrum
4 14 (16.87%) OO
5 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.46%) OOP
5 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.46%) Web Development
6 10 (12.05%) TDD
7 7 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
7 7 (8.43%) Line Management
7 7 (8.43%) Web Design
8 6 (7.23%) DevOps
8 6 (7.23%) High Availability
8 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.02%) BDD
9 5 (6.02%) CRM
9 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.90%) C#
2 62 (74.70%) SQL
3 36 (43.37%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.30%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.46%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.82%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) VB6
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.82%) ISEB
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Docker
1 4 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Sencha
3 2 (2.41%) RedGate
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) Telerik
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Pension etc.
Posted: 13 days ago