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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.02% 4.32% 8.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 61.90% 22.58% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 7
Average salary £22,500 £42,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
21 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.96% 19.14% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 14
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Colchester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) Web Development
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) InDesign
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) WordPress
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Subversion
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (7.14%) MS Office
9 1 (7.14%) C++
9 1 (7.14%) Windows
9 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
9 1 (7.14%) DirectX
9 1 (7.14%) OpenCL
9 1 (7.14%) Image Processing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (28.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) InDesign
2 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Trainee Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Trainee Web Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Trainee
5 4 (28.57%) Junior
6 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
4 1 (7.14%) DirectX
4 1 (7.14%) OpenCL
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
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