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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 56 87 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 4.96% 5.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 26.05% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 43 75 78
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
322 334 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.40% 19.04% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 277 293 239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 -5 19 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Runcorn -4 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Wilmslow -3 3 £38,777 -13.83% 2
Knutsford - 2 £42,500 - 1
Crewe - 2 £31,000 -
Nantwich +4 1 £22,000 -26.66% 1
Macclesfield +1 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Chester -8 1 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Congleton - 1 £22,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 101 (98.06%) C#
2 90 (87.38%) .NET
3 75 (72.82%) SQL Server
4 65 (63.11%) ASP.NET
5 64 (62.14%) Microsoft
6 55 (53.40%) HTML
6 55 (53.40%) MVC
7 54 (52.43%) SQL
7 54 (52.43%) jQuery
8 50 (48.54%) .NET Framework
9 49 (47.57%) Windows
10 48 (46.60%) JavaScript
11 47 (45.63%) Web Services
12 46 (44.66%) CSS
12 46 (44.66%) MS Excel
13 38 (36.89%) Entity Framework
14 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 36 (34.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 36 (34.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (31.07%) WCF
17 31 (30.10%) T-SQL
18 30 (29.13%) XML
18 30 (29.13%) OO
18 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
19 29 (28.16%) Ajax
20 28 (27.18%) Finance
21 26 (25.24%) N-Tier
22 24 (23.30%) Unit Testing
23 23 (22.33%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (12.62%) IIS
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) NServiceBus
4 5 (4.85%) CMS
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (44.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (9.71%) MS Project
4 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.94%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) GPRS
1 6 (5.83%) UMTS
2 4 (3.88%) ATM
3 3 (2.91%) Intranet
4 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (72.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (34.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.74%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.77%) Selenium
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (6.80%) Subversion
4 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.94%) FxCop
6 2 (1.94%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.94%) MSTest
7 1 (0.97%) VisualSVN
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA
7 1 (0.97%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Automotive
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (86.41%) Developer
2 54 (52.43%) .NET Developer
3 44 (42.72%) C# Developer
4 36 (34.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (26.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (25.24%) Software Developer
7 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (11.65%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.71%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (8.74%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (7.77%) Junior Developer
11 8 (7.77%) Junior
11 8 (7.77%) Analyst
12 7 (6.80%) Junior Software Developer
12 7 (6.80%) Trainee
12 7 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (5.83%) .NET Programmer
13 6 (5.83%) .NET Analyst Programmer
13 6 (5.83%) Analyst Programmer
13 6 (5.83%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (87.38%) .NET
2 65 (63.11%) ASP.NET
3 55 (53.40%) HTML
4 54 (52.43%) jQuery
5 50 (48.54%) .NET Framework
6 47 (45.63%) Web Services
7 46 (44.66%) CSS
8 38 (36.89%) Entity Framework
9 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 32 (31.07%) WCF
11 30 (29.13%) XML
11 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (28.16%) Ajax
13 23 (22.33%) LINQ
14 22 (21.36%) HTML5
14 22 (21.36%) WinForms
15 21 (20.39%) SOAP
15 21 (20.39%) REST
15 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
16 20 (19.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) N-Tier
2 15 (14.56%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.85%) Tandem
4 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) W3C
5 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.91%) User Experience
7 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) PMI
7 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.57%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Android
2 21 (20.39%) Apple iOS
3 16 (15.53%) Windows Phone
4 15 (14.56%) Windows Phone 7
5 13 (12.62%) Windows Mobile
6 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.83%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.97%) Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.40%) MVC
2 36 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.13%) OO
4 24 (23.30%) Unit Testing
5 23 (22.33%) SDLC
6 22 (21.36%) TDD
6 22 (21.36%) Scrum
7 20 (19.42%) OOP
8 17 (16.50%) Web Development
9 16 (15.53%) Software Testing
10 15 (14.56%) Dependency Injection
10 15 (14.56%) MVVM
11 14 (13.59%) Software Engineering
11 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.74%) OOD
13 8 (7.77%) Software Architecture
13 8 (7.77%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.83%) Mobile Development
15 5 (4.85%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (98.06%) C#
2 54 (52.43%) SQL
3 48 (46.60%) JavaScript
4 31 (30.10%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.65%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.74%) C++
7 6 (5.83%) VB
8 4 (3.88%) PHP
9 3 (2.91%) Java
9 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.97%) VC++
10 1 (0.97%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) XAML
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 64 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Apple
3 4 (3.88%) DevExpress
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe
5 2 (1.94%) Ektron
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: 19 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago