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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Cheshire
Rank 58 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 29 60 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.86% 4.63% 3.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.58% 22.30% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 57
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
165 269 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.26% 20.76% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 133 250 298
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +5 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Wilmslow - 6 £45,000 -
Chester -1 3 £32,500 -14.75% 2
Crewe -10 1 £27,500 -18.51%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Northwich - 1 £32,500 - 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 56 (90.32%) C#
2 55 (88.71%) .NET
3 46 (74.19%) ASP.NET
3 46 (74.19%) HTML
4 42 (67.74%) SQL Server
5 35 (56.45%) SQL
6 34 (54.84%) MVC
7 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
7 33 (53.23%) CSS
7 33 (53.23%) .NET Framework
8 32 (51.61%) jQuery
9 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
10 27 (43.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (40.32%) Windows
13 24 (38.71%) XML
13 24 (38.71%) HTML5
14 23 (37.10%) Scrum
15 20 (32.26%) WCF
16 18 (29.03%) Entity Framework
17 17 (27.42%) Degree
17 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
18 16 (25.81%) VB.NET
18 16 (25.81%) Finance
18 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 15 (24.19%) Selenium
20 14 (22.58%) TDD
20 14 (22.58%) JSON
20 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing

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 (20.97%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) Snowflake Schema
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.45%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.84%) Power BI
4 3 (4.84%) QlikView
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) MS Access
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (24.19%) Selenium
3 13 (20.97%) FxCop
3 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
3 13 (20.97%) StyleCop
3 13 (20.97%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (75.81%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) .NET Developer
3 33 (53.23%) C# Developer
4 31 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (40.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (24.19%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (24.19%) Senior Developer
7 14 (22.58%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (22.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 13 (20.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (20.97%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (20.97%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (17.74%) Analyst
9 11 (17.74%) Software Developer
10 9 (14.52%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 9 (14.52%) .NET Programmer
10 9 (14.52%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (14.52%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (88.71%) .NET
2 46 (74.19%) ASP.NET
2 46 (74.19%) HTML
3 33 (53.23%) .NET Framework
3 33 (53.23%) CSS
4 32 (51.61%) jQuery
5 24 (38.71%) HTML5
5 24 (38.71%) XML
6 20 (32.26%) WCF
7 18 (29.03%) Entity Framework
8 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
9 14 (22.58%) CSS3
9 14 (22.58%) JSON
10 13 (20.97%) Castle Windsor
10 13 (20.97%) NHibernate
10 13 (20.97%) SignalR
10 13 (20.97%) WebSockets
11 9 (14.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
1 13 (20.97%) PMI
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) MVC
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Scrum
4 14 (22.58%) TDD
4 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.97%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (20.97%) Integration Testing
6 12 (19.35%) Web Development
7 9 (14.52%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 3 (4.84%) DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) High Availability
9 3 (4.84%) SDLC
10 2 (3.23%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.23%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (90.32%) C#
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) VB.NET
5 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
6 9 (14.52%) VB
6 9 (14.52%) VB6
6 9 (14.52%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
7 2 (3.23%) XAML
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 13 (20.97%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 9 (14.52%) HL7
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) RedGate
2 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Veeam
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
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Northwich
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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