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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.41% - 8.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% - 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 15
Median salary £35,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
32 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.28% 19.57% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 28
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (64.29%) ADO
5 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (28.57%) OOP
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
9 3 (21.43%) BDD
9 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 2 (14.29%) B2B
10 2 (14.29%) Windows
10 2 (14.29%) HTML
10 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
10 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) SOLID

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 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) ADO
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (7.14%) WCF
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) B2B
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VBA