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 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 37 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 108 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.62% 3.97% 4.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.17% 26.40% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 99 60 84
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
429 250 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.31% 15.02% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 394 230 261
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 43 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Chester +7 23 £33,000 -2.94% 2
Wilmslow +4 14 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Nantwich - 8 £30,000 - 1
Crewe 0 5 £30,000 +39.53%
Macclesfield -14 3 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Northwich +7 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Runcorn +1 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 173 (95.05%) .NET
2 159 (87.36%) C#
3 135 (74.18%) SQL
4 125 (68.68%) SQL Server
5 117 (64.29%) Microsoft
6 110 (60.44%) ASP.NET
7 94 (51.65%) Web Services
8 82 (45.05%) CSS
9 79 (43.41%) JavaScript
10 77 (42.31%) HTML
11 76 (41.76%) XML
12 75 (41.21%) MS Excel
13 72 (39.56%) T-SQL
14 67 (36.81%) SOAP
15 66 (36.26%) Windows
16 63 (34.62%) MVC
16 63 (34.62%) jQuery
17 56 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 53 (29.12%) LINQ
18 53 (29.12%) .NET Framework
19 48 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
20 45 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
21 42 (23.08%) WCF
22 40 (21.98%) Software Engineering
23 39 (21.43%) Finance
24 36 (19.78%) REST
25 31 (17.03%) VB.NET
25 31 (17.03%) JSON
26 30 (16.48%) Ajax
26 30 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 23 (12.64%) IIS
2 11 (6.04%) CMS
3 7 (3.85%) NServiceBus
3 7 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.30%) Commerce Server
4 6 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.30%) WordPress
4 6 (3.30%) Drupal
4 6 (3.30%) concrete5
4 6 (3.30%) Confluence
5 5 (2.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.65%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) GPRS
1 3 (1.65%) UMTS
2 2 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (68.68%) SQL Server
2 56 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (10.99%) MySQL
4 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.55%) Big Data
10 1 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.40%) JIRA
3 7 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 7 (3.85%) Selenium
3 7 (3.85%) Subversion
4 5 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (21.43%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Retail
3 10 (5.49%) Marketing
4 5 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (90.11%) Developer
2 93 (51.10%) .NET Developer
3 69 (37.91%) C# Developer
4 63 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (18.68%) Software Developer
6 33 (18.13%) Analyst
7 30 (16.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (11.54%) Software Engineer
10 20 (10.99%) Programmer
10 20 (10.99%) .NET Programmer
11 19 (10.44%) Web Developer
11 19 (10.44%) Analyst Programmer
11 19 (10.44%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 14 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
13 13 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
14 12 (6.59%) Developer Analyst
15 11 (6.04%) C# Programmer
16 10 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (95.05%) .NET
2 110 (60.44%) ASP.NET
3 94 (51.65%) Web Services
4 82 (45.05%) CSS
5 77 (42.31%) HTML
6 76 (41.76%) XML
7 67 (36.81%) SOAP
8 63 (34.62%) jQuery
9 53 (29.12%) LINQ
9 53 (29.12%) .NET Framework
10 42 (23.08%) WCF
11 36 (19.78%) REST
12 31 (17.03%) JSON
13 30 (16.48%) Ajax
13 30 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (13.74%) WPF
15 16 (8.79%) AngularJS
15 16 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (8.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (8.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.40%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.30%) FMCG
5 4 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) PDA
8 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (36.26%) Windows
2 26 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 25 (13.74%) Android
4 13 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 8 (4.40%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (2.20%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.65%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) MVC
2 48 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.98%) Software Engineering
4 22 (12.09%) Scrum
4 22 (12.09%) User Stories
5 19 (10.44%) Web Development
6 17 (9.34%) OO
7 16 (8.79%) OOP
7 16 (8.79%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.24%) iOS Development
8 15 (8.24%) UML
8 15 (8.24%) TDD
8 15 (8.24%) Project Management
9 14 (7.69%) CRM
10 13 (7.14%) Android Development
11 12 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.59%) Multithreading
12 9 (4.95%) OOD
13 7 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 159 (87.36%) C#
2 135 (74.18%) SQL
3 79 (43.41%) JavaScript
4 72 (39.56%) T-SQL
5 31 (17.03%) VB.NET
6 22 (12.09%) VBA
7 14 (7.69%) Java
8 13 (7.14%) VB
9 5 (2.75%) VB6
9 5 (2.75%) VBScript
9 5 (2.75%) Perl
10 3 (1.65%) PHP
10 3 (1.65%) C++
11 2 (1.10%) C
12 1 (0.55%) R
12 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (2.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.55%) MCTS
3 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.59%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) WAI
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 117 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.40%) Telerik
3 7 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.30%) IBM
4 6 (3.30%) Oracle
4 6 (3.30%) ATG
4 6 (3.30%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.75%) Google
6 4 (2.20%) Apple
7 3 (1.65%) Twitter
7 3 (1.65%) Sencha
8 2 (1.10%) Adobe
9 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + pension, holidays, parking
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago