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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 39 59 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.42% 4.21% 4.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.85% 20.77% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 73
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,400 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
246 284 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.58% 20.24% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 219 257 337
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Chester +14 12 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Warrington +7 12 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Wilmslow - 7 £47,500 - 2
Crewe - 4 £33,750 -
Nantwich - 2 £37,500 - 1
Northwich - 2 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 77 (88.51%) .NET
2 70 (80.46%) C#
3 64 (73.56%) SQL Server
4 58 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 53 (60.92%) SQL
6 51 (58.62%) HTML
7 42 (48.28%) MVC
8 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
9 37 (42.53%) CSS
9 37 (42.53%) jQuery
9 37 (42.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (41.38%) .NET Framework
11 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
12 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (33.33%) HTML5
14 28 (32.18%) Scrum
15 26 (29.89%) Windows
16 24 (27.59%) XML
17 23 (26.44%) WCF
17 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (26.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (25.29%) T-SQL
19 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
19 21 (24.14%) Entity Framework
20 19 (21.84%) VB.NET
20 19 (21.84%) JSON
21 17 (19.54%) Web Development
21 17 (19.54%) Selenium
21 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
21 17 (19.54%) CSS3

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 13 (14.94%) NServiceBus
2 8 (9.20%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) Drupal
3 3 (3.45%) WordPress
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (73.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) Snowflake Schema
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (9.20%) Star Schema
6 4 (4.60%) Power BI
6 4 (4.60%) QlikView
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) MS Access
8 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (42.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (19.54%) Selenium
3 13 (14.94%) FxCop
3 13 (14.94%) SpecFlow
3 13 (14.94%) StyleCop
4 9 (10.34%) Subversion
5 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.45%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.15%) Moq
8 1 (1.15%) NUnit
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Electronics
2 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Games
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (78.16%) Developer
2 48 (55.17%) .NET Developer
3 35 (40.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 35 (40.23%) C# Developer
4 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 25 (28.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (19.54%) SQL Developer
6 14 (16.09%) Software Developer
7 11 (12.64%) Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (9.20%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (8.05%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (88.51%) .NET
2 58 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 51 (58.62%) HTML
4 37 (42.53%) CSS
4 37 (42.53%) jQuery
5 36 (41.38%) .NET Framework
6 29 (33.33%) HTML5
7 24 (27.59%) XML
8 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (26.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (26.44%) WCF
9 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 21 (24.14%) Entity Framework
10 19 (21.84%) JSON
11 17 (19.54%) CSS3
12 16 (18.39%) NHibernate
13 13 (14.94%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (14.94%) SignalR
13 13 (14.94%) Web Services
13 13 (14.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) User Experience
2 15 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 12 (13.79%) PMI
4 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Android
2 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) MVC
2 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) Scrum
4 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
4 17 (19.54%) Web Development
5 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (17.24%) TDD
7 13 (14.94%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (14.94%) Integration Testing
8 9 (10.34%) OO
8 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
9 8 (9.20%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (9.20%) Mobile Development
10 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.05%) High Availability
10 7 (8.05%) OOP
11 6 (6.90%) CRM
11 6 (6.90%) ERP
11 6 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (80.46%) C#
2 53 (60.92%) SQL
3 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.29%) T-SQL
5 19 (21.84%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.34%) VB
7 8 (9.20%) VB6
7 8 (9.20%) VBScript
8 4 (4.60%) Java
9 3 (3.45%) C++
9 3 (3.45%) PHP
10 2 (2.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) PMI Certification
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
2 8 (9.20%) HL7
3 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
1 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Sencha
3 2 (2.30%) RedGate
4 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik
4 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Inter-est UK Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus performance related bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago