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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.69% 8.46% 4.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 45.83% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 9
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
62 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.38% 18.46% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 41 32
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Market Research
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (25.00%) OOD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Market Research
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago