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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 48 46 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.47% 2.85% 4.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.12% 16.85% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 64
Median salary £35,000 £38,777 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.73% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
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
217 273 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.22% 16.91% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 191 226 268
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Runcorn +5 13 £26,250 -34.37% 2
Warrington +7 11 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Chester -3 8 £31,250 +0.80%
Macclesfield +4 4 £35,000 - 1
Frodsham 0 2 £25,000 -23.07%
Wilmslow -2 1 £42,500 +9.60% 2
Knutsford - 1 - -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 95 (86.36%) .NET
2 87 (79.09%) C#
3 69 (62.73%) SQL
4 66 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 53 (48.18%) SQL Server
6 51 (46.36%) JavaScript
7 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (41.82%) HTML
9 44 (40.00%) .NET Framework
10 40 (36.36%) MVC
10 40 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (30.91%) CSS
12 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
13 30 (27.27%) OO
14 29 (26.36%) jQuery
15 26 (23.64%) Windows
15 26 (23.64%) Scrum
16 25 (22.73%) QA
17 22 (20.00%) Degree
18 21 (19.09%) OOP
18 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (18.18%) Test Automation
19 20 (18.18%) Web Services
20 18 (16.36%) XML
20 18 (16.36%) VB.NET
20 18 (16.36%) Unit Testing
20 18 (16.36%) HTML5
21 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
22 15 (13.64%) T-SQL

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 11 (10.00%) Node.js
2 8 (7.27%) IIS
2 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.45%) Drupal
3 6 (5.45%) WordPress
4 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) IaaS
2 3 (2.73%) PaaS
3 2 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (48.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.45%) MySQL
5 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.36%) MSTest
5 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.55%) Subversion
7 3 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Electronics
3 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Publishing
5 3 (2.73%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (73.64%) Developer
2 46 (41.82%) .NET Developer
3 36 (32.73%) C# Developer
4 30 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.82%) C Software Engineer
7 13 (11.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (11.82%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (11.82%) Junior
7 13 (11.82%) Software Engineer
8 12 (10.91%) Junior Developer
8 12 (10.91%) SQL Developer
9 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (10.00%) HTML Developer
9 11 (10.00%) PHP Developer
10 10 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (7.27%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (86.36%) .NET
2 66 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 46 (41.82%) HTML
4 44 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 34 (30.91%) CSS
6 29 (26.36%) jQuery
7 20 (18.18%) Web Services
8 18 (16.36%) HTML5
8 18 (16.36%) XML
9 15 (13.64%) Ajax
10 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (10.00%) Sass
10 11 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.09%) WCF
12 9 (8.18%) ADO
12 9 (8.18%) JSON
13 8 (7.27%) CSS3
13 8 (7.27%) Spring
13 8 (7.27%) XSLT
14 7 (6.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.82%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.45%) User Experience
5 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.64%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Embedded Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Windows CE
3 6 (5.45%) Android
3 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.36%) MVC
3 30 (27.27%) OO
4 26 (23.64%) Scrum
5 21 (19.09%) OOP
6 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 18 (16.36%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.82%) Embedded Software Development
9 13 (11.82%) OOD
9 13 (11.82%) Pair Programming
9 13 (11.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (11.82%) UML
9 13 (11.82%) Web Development
10 10 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 10 (9.09%) Validation
11 8 (7.27%) Project Management
11 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 87 (79.09%) C#
2 69 (62.73%) SQL
3 51 (46.36%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.36%) VB.NET
5 15 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.73%) VB
7 13 (11.82%) C
7 13 (11.82%) C++
7 13 (11.82%) Embedded C
8 11 (10.00%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) VB6
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (11.82%) HNC
2 13 (11.82%) HND
3 7 (6.36%) ISEB
3 7 (6.36%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.73%) QA
2 13 (11.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Sencha
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe
3 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.91%) SAP
3 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn (North West)
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Salary: £25,000 per year +
Posted: 9 days ago