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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 23 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.14% 2.33% 6.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 47.22% 29.41% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 6
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,500 £29,125
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £33,500
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
36 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.35% 7.91% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 9
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Colchester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
4 14 (70.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) Web Design
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (40.00%) Web Development
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Adobe
8 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
8 5 (25.00%) PHP
8 5 (25.00%) InDesign
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) WordPress
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (10.00%) Subversion
10 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.00%) C++
10 1 (5.00%) MS Office
10 1 (5.00%) Windows
10 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
10 1 (5.00%) DirectX

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) InDesign
2 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Junior
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Trainee Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Trainee Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Trainee
5 4 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Junior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) OpenCL
5 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Web Design
1 9 (45.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (40.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe