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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 54 77 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 34 51 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.57% 2.97% 4.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.21% 16.72% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 74
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £26,000 £25,475
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
177 305 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.57% 17.77% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 161 262 293
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median 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 £47,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 14 £30,125 -24.68% 2
Warrington +10 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Macclesfield +5 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Chester +3 3 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Wilmslow +5 2 £43,750 +12.82% 1
Daresbury - 1 £39,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (87.25%) .NET
2 83 (81.37%) C#
3 67 (65.69%) SQL
4 66 (64.71%) ASP.NET
5 52 (50.98%) JavaScript
6 48 (47.06%) HTML
7 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
7 46 (45.10%) .NET Framework
8 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (42.16%) MVC
9 41 (40.20%) CSS
10 34 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (32.35%) jQuery
12 28 (27.45%) OO
12 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
13 25 (24.51%) Scrum
14 24 (23.53%) Windows
15 23 (22.55%) OOP
16 21 (20.59%) Degree
16 21 (20.59%) HTML5
17 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (17.65%) QA
17 18 (17.65%) Web Services
17 18 (17.65%) VB.NET
18 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
19 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (15.69%) Web Development
20 15 (14.71%) Ajax
20 15 (14.71%) XML

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 8 (7.84%) IIS
1 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.88%) Drupal
2 6 (5.88%) WordPress
3 3 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) IaaS
2 3 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.88%) MySQL
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.86%) MSTest
4 7 (6.86%) Subversion
5 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.98%) FxCop
7 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
7 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.98%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Electronics
3 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.86%) Marketing
5 6 (5.88%) Publishing
6 3 (2.94%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (80.39%) Developer
2 49 (48.04%) .NET Developer
3 36 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 30 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.59%) Senior Developer
6 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.71%) Junior
7 14 (13.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (13.73%) Junior Developer
7 14 (13.73%) SQL Developer
8 11 (10.78%) HTML Developer
8 11 (10.78%) PHP Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.80%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (9.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (9.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (9.80%) Junior .NET Developer
9 10 (9.80%) Software Engineer
10 8 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (6.86%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (87.25%) .NET
2 66 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 48 (47.06%) HTML
4 46 (45.10%) .NET Framework
5 41 (40.20%) CSS
6 33 (32.35%) jQuery
7 21 (20.59%) HTML5
8 18 (17.65%) Web Services
9 15 (14.71%) Ajax
9 15 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (14.71%) XML
10 13 (12.75%) WCF
11 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (11.76%) JSON
12 11 (10.78%) Node.js
12 11 (10.78%) Sass
13 9 (8.82%) ADO
13 9 (8.82%) CSS3
14 8 (7.84%) LINQ
14 8 (7.84%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.80%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (6.86%) User Experience
5 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Linux
2 10 (9.80%) Windows CE
3 7 (6.86%) Android
3 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (42.16%) MVC
2 28 (27.45%) OO
3 25 (24.51%) Scrum
4 23 (22.55%) OOP
5 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.69%) Web Development
8 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.80%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (9.80%) OOD
10 10 (9.80%) Pair Programming
10 10 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (9.80%) UML
11 8 (7.84%) DevOps
11 8 (7.84%) Project Management
11 8 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (81.37%) C#
2 67 (65.69%) SQL
3 52 (50.98%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.78%) PHP
5 11 (10.78%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.78%) VB
6 10 (9.80%) C
6 10 (9.80%) C++
6 10 (9.80%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) HNC
2 10 (9.80%) HND
3 7 (6.86%) ISEB
3 7 (6.86%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.65%) QA
2 10 (9.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Docker
1 6 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Sencha
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe
3 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.98%) SAP
3 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.98%) Telerik
3 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Healthcare + Pensi
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £27k - 31k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £510000 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Runcorn
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago