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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 63 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.73% 3.61% 5.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.07% 18.10% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 90
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 £25,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,450
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
213 348 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.45% 19.93% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 192 296 332
Median salary £37,500 £38,777 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.29% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +4 13 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Warrington +10 12 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Macclesfield -1 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Wilmslow +8 4 £38,500 -0.71% 3
Chester - 4 £35,000 -
Crewe +17 3 - - 1
Daresbury - 2 £39,500 -
Northwich -7 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (88.79%) .NET
2 84 (78.50%) C#
3 72 (67.29%) SQL
4 71 (66.36%) ASP.NET
5 56 (52.34%) JavaScript
6 55 (51.40%) HTML
7 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
8 49 (45.79%) MVC
9 48 (44.86%) .NET Framework
10 45 (42.06%) CSS
11 43 (40.19%) jQuery
12 42 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (35.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 30 (28.04%) Microsoft
15 29 (27.10%) HTML5
16 28 (26.17%) OO
16 28 (26.17%) Scrum
17 27 (25.23%) OOP
18 23 (21.50%) Windows
18 23 (21.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (17.76%) WCF
20 18 (16.82%) Degree
20 18 (16.82%) JSON
20 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (16.82%) Web Services
20 18 (16.82%) VB.NET
21 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
22 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
22 15 (14.02%) QA

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 10 (9.35%) IIS
2 8 (7.48%) Drupal
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.48%) WordPress
3 4 (3.74%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.87%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
2 3 (2.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.80%) MySQL
10 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.87%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (1.87%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.93%) MS Access
11 1 (0.93%) Power BI
11 1 (0.93%) QlikView
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (35.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.54%) MSTest
5 7 (6.54%) Subversion
6 6 (5.61%) Selenium
7 4 (3.74%) FxCop
7 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.74%) StyleCop
8 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.48%) Publishing
4 7 (6.54%) Electronics
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (84.11%) Developer
2 52 (48.60%) .NET Developer
3 35 (32.71%) C# Developer
4 30 (28.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (21.50%) Senior Developer
6 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (15.89%) Junior
6 17 (15.89%) SQL Developer
7 16 (14.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (14.95%) Junior Developer
8 12 (11.21%) Junior .NET Developer
9 11 (10.28%) HTML Developer
9 11 (10.28%) Software Developer
10 10 (9.35%) PHP Developer
10 10 (9.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (8.41%) Software Engineer
12 8 (7.48%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (6.54%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (6.54%) Senior Tester
13 7 (6.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (88.79%) .NET
2 71 (66.36%) ASP.NET
3 55 (51.40%) HTML
4 48 (44.86%) .NET Framework
5 45 (42.06%) CSS
6 43 (40.19%) jQuery
7 29 (27.10%) HTML5
8 23 (21.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (17.76%) WCF
10 18 (16.82%) JSON
10 18 (16.82%) Web Services
11 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (13.08%) CSS3
13 13 (12.15%) AngularJS
14 12 (11.21%) Ajax
15 11 (10.28%) NHibernate
15 11 (10.28%) XML
16 10 (9.35%) Node.js
16 10 (9.35%) Sass
17 9 (8.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.21%) User Experience
3 9 (8.41%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.80%) PMI
5 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Android
2 9 (8.41%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.61%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) MVC
2 42 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.17%) OO
3 28 (26.17%) Scrum
4 27 (25.23%) OOP
5 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (14.02%) Unit Testing
7 14 (13.08%) Web Development
8 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.28%) Web Design
10 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.35%) DevOps
10 10 (9.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.48%) Project Management
12 7 (6.54%) Defect Management
12 7 (6.54%) Line Management
12 7 (6.54%) Performance Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Test Management
12 7 (6.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 84 (78.50%) C#
2 72 (67.29%) SQL
3 56 (52.34%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.82%) VB.NET
5 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.28%) VB
7 10 (9.35%) PHP
8 9 (8.41%) C++
9 7 (6.54%) C
10 6 (5.61%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.93%) Java
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) ISEB
2 7 (6.54%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.61%) HNC
3 6 (5.61%) HND
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
2 9 (8.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Docker
1 8 (7.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Sencha
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe
3 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.93%) SAP
3 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.93%) Telerik
3 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
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