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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 23 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.04% 4.58% 6.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.94% 35.29% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 6
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +20.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
49 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.13% 12.98% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 33
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Chester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) .NET
3 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (68.00%) CSS
5 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (64.00%) jQuery
6 15 (60.00%) MVC
7 14 (56.00%) HTML
8 12 (48.00%) C#
8 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (44.00%) Android
9 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
10 10 (40.00%) Android Development
10 10 (40.00%) iOS Development
10 10 (40.00%) Web Development
10 10 (40.00%) SQL
11 9 (36.00%) Java
11 9 (36.00%) XML
11 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
13 7 (28.00%) CMS
14 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (24.00%) ATG
14 6 (24.00%) Commerce Server
14 6 (24.00%) Scrum
14 6 (24.00%) JIRA
14 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
14 6 (24.00%) Retail
14 6 (24.00%) Spring

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (28.00%) CMS
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (24.00%) Drupal
2 6 (24.00%) WordPress
2 6 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 6 (24.00%) concrete5
2 6 (24.00%) Commerce Server
3 5 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) UI Developer
3 6 (24.00%) UI Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Programmer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) CSS
3 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (64.00%) jQuery
4 14 (56.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Spring
6 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
6 6 (24.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Ajax
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) XSLT
9 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (24.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Android
1 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Web Development
3 10 (40.00%) Android Development
3 10 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 6 (24.00%) Kanban
4 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) VB
5 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (20.00%) VBA
5 5 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
1 6 (24.00%) ATG
1 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (24.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik
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