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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 23 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.44% 1.53% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.09% 10.53% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Median salary £32,500 £40,625 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.72%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
23 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.04% 14.50% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 24
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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 18 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Chester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) QA
4 9 (75.00%) Web Development
4 9 (75.00%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) HTML
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) XSL
5 8 (66.67%) VBScript
5 8 (66.67%) VB
5 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (66.67%) VB6
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) HL7
5 8 (66.67%) HTML5
5 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (66.67%) Mobile Development
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (16.67%) RedGate
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (75.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
3 8 (66.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) HTML5
4 8 (66.67%) XSL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Web Development
3 8 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) VB
3 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 8 (66.67%) VB6
3 8 (66.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) RedGate
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