The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 29 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.04% 6.74% 4.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.33% 35.14% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 8
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £40,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Development Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
45 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 37.82% 19.17% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 24
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Colchester region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Colchester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 26 (89.66%) HTML
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 24 (82.76%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
4 21 (72.41%) Web Design
5 20 (68.97%) SQL
5 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
5 20 (68.97%) jQuery
5 20 (68.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (68.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
6 16 (55.17%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
7 6 (20.69%) PHP
7 6 (20.69%) Adobe
7 6 (20.69%) InDesign
7 6 (20.69%) WordPress
8 5 (17.24%) Web Development
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
10 1 (3.45%) Subversion
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (3.45%) HTML5
10 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.45%) Ethernet

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
1 6 (20.69%) InDesign
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) .NET Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Junior
4 12 (41.38%) Junior Developer
4 12 (41.38%) Junior .NET Developer
5 9 (31.03%) Graduate
6 5 (17.24%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Trainee Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Trainee Web Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Trainee
10 1 (3.45%) Junior Programmer
10 1 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) HTML
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) jQuery
3 20 (68.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Web Design
2 20 (68.97%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (55.17%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 24 (82.76%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
5 6 (20.69%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) C
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft