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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 78 44
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 50 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.81% 2.96% 5.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.15% 14.49% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 99
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
268 345 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.86% 20.41% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 244 304 401
Median salary £37,500 £38,777 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.29% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 17 £36,000 -10.00%
Runcorn +4 10 £25,000 -37.50%
Wilmslow +3 7 £38,500 -0.71%
Northwich -1 5 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Macclesfield -12 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Crewe +9 4 £23,500 +6.81%
Daresbury - 3 £39,500 -
Chester +22 2 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 92 (91.09%) .NET
2 77 (76.24%) C#
3 76 (75.25%) SQL
4 65 (64.36%) ASP.NET
5 55 (54.46%) SQL Server
6 52 (51.49%) HTML
7 47 (46.53%) MVC
8 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
8 46 (45.54%) .NET Framework
9 38 (37.62%) jQuery
9 38 (37.62%) CSS
10 34 (33.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
12 25 (24.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (23.76%) HTML5
14 23 (22.77%) Scrum
15 21 (20.79%) Windows
15 21 (20.79%) OO
15 21 (20.79%) JSON
16 20 (19.80%) WCF
16 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (18.81%) OOP
18 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
19 17 (16.83%) Web Services
20 16 (15.84%) Web Development
21 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
21 15 (14.85%) Mobile App
21 15 (14.85%) VB.NET
21 15 (14.85%) NHibernate

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 (6.93%) IIS
2 6 (5.94%) Drupal
2 6 (5.94%) NServiceBus
2 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.94%) WordPress
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) GitHub
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (54.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.96%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (3.96%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.98%) MySQL
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.99%) MS Access
9 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.99%) Power BI
9 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.91%) Subversion
3 8 (7.92%) Selenium
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (5.94%) FxCop
4 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) MSTest
4 6 (5.94%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.94%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.99%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.91%) Marketing
4 6 (5.94%) Publishing
5 5 (4.95%) Electronics
6 2 (1.98%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (84.16%) Developer
2 51 (50.50%) .NET Developer
3 34 (33.66%) C# Developer
4 31 (30.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (20.79%) Senior Developer
6 20 (19.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (18.81%) SQL Developer
8 17 (16.83%) Junior
9 15 (14.85%) Junior Developer
10 11 (10.89%) Junior .NET Developer
11 10 (9.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
12 9 (8.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (7.92%) HTML Developer
13 8 (7.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (7.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 8 (7.92%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (7.92%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (91.09%) .NET
2 65 (64.36%) ASP.NET
3 52 (51.49%) HTML
4 46 (45.54%) .NET Framework
5 38 (37.62%) CSS
5 38 (37.62%) jQuery
6 25 (24.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (23.76%) HTML5
8 21 (20.79%) JSON
9 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (19.80%) WCF
10 17 (16.83%) Web Services
11 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
11 15 (14.85%) NHibernate
12 12 (11.88%) CSS3
13 10 (9.90%) Entity Framework
13 10 (9.90%) XML
14 7 (6.93%) Node.js
14 7 (6.93%) Sass
14 7 (6.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) User Experience
3 5 (4.95%) PMI
4 4 (3.96%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Android
2 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) MVC
2 32 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.77%) Scrum
4 21 (20.79%) OO
5 19 (18.81%) OOP
6 16 (15.84%) Web Development
7 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.91%) TDD
8 9 (8.91%) Web Design
9 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.92%) DevOps
9 8 (7.92%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Line Management
10 7 (6.93%) Performance Testing
10 7 (6.93%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.93%) Validation
11 6 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (76.24%) C#
2 76 (75.25%) SQL
3 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
5 15 (14.85%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.91%) VB
7 7 (6.93%) PHP
8 4 (3.96%) C++
8 4 (3.96%) Java
9 2 (1.98%) C
10 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.94%) ISEB
3 6 (5.94%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.95%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.99%) HNC
5 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Docker
1 6 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Sencha
3 1 (0.99%) Adobe
3 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.99%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.99%) SAP
3 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.99%) Telerik
3 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
Northwich, Cheshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Pension etc.
Posted: 25 days ago