The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 2.10% 17.06% 16.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 76.32% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 28
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Macclesfield region.

Development Applications Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
45 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 31.47% 22.35% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 33
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,450 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) XML
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
4 19 (82.61%) Web Services
4 19 (82.61%) T-SQL
4 19 (82.61%) Windows
5 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
5 18 (78.26%) SOAP
6 16 (69.57%) WCF
7 15 (65.22%) WPF
7 15 (65.22%) LINQ
7 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (65.22%) VBA
7 15 (65.22%) UML
7 15 (65.22%) MSMQ
7 15 (65.22%) REST
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (17.39%) Subversion
10 4 (17.39%) jQuery
11 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
11 3 (13.04%) Sencha
11 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (13.04%) System Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (91.30%) C# Developer
3 19 (82.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (78.26%) .NET Developer
5 13 (56.52%) Analyst
5 13 (56.52%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) XML
3 19 (82.61%) Web Services
4 18 (78.26%) SOAP
5 16 (69.57%) WCF
6 15 (65.22%) WPF
6 15 (65.22%) LINQ
6 15 (65.22%) MSMQ
6 15 (65.22%) REST
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) Classic ASP
10 2 (8.70%) CSS
10 2 (8.70%) HTML
11 1 (4.35%) RESTful
11 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
11 1 (4.35%) Ajax
11 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (65.22%) UML
2 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) System Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
4 1 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 19 (82.61%) T-SQL
4 15 (65.22%) VBA
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Sencha
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer