The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.29% 5.63% 11.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.24% 28.89% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 40
Average salary £23,750 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 45 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.30% 19.48% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 54
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Chester region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Chester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Chester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
4 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) jQuery
5 10 (62.50%) C#
5 10 (62.50%) HTML
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
7 7 (43.75%) Java
7 7 (43.75%) Web Development
8 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (31.25%) OO
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (31.25%) Android
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Sitecore
9 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
10 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (25.00%) CMS
10 4 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (25.00%) HTML5
10 4 (25.00%) CSS3
10 4 (25.00%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress
2 3 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) concrete5
2 3 (18.75%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Fireworks
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) MS Access
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
3 3 (18.75%) UI Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Trainee Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Trainee Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Trainee
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) jQuery
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
5 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
8 3 (18.75%) ADO
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) Ajax
9 2 (12.50%) LINQ
9 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Android Development
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (18.75%) Kanban
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Sitecore
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) ATG
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Telerik
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