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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 22 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.55% 0.68% 4.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.27% 3.13% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
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
22 64 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.67% 21.92% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 56 37
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 29 September 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) B2B
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) XSL
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 2 (22.22%) Games
7 2 (22.22%) Unit 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ADO
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) B2B
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) RedGate
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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