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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.21% 4.05% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.87% 13.73% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,500 £32,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
53 51 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.60% 29.48% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 21
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester 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 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 3 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Chester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) ADO
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) MVC
5 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) CSS
6 6 (50.00%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (16.67%) SOLID
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
10 1 (8.33%) Open Source
10 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (8.33%) Subversion
10 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 1 (8.33%) MS Access

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 4 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) ADO
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft