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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.65% 11.80% 2.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 44.68% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 4
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -30.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
35 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 18.23% 26.40% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 17
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester 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 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 25 May 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) WCF
4 10 (66.67%) Umbraco
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Web Development
5 9 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (60.00%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Physics
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) CUDA
8 2 (13.33%) OpenCL
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 10 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) OpenCL
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Physics
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) CUDA
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Web Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) XAML
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft