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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 26 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.96% 1.04% 4.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 6.45% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £40,625 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,125 £37,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,125 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
20 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.61% 16.06% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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