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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.46% 13.11% 19.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.16% 55.10% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 33
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
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
76 49 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 41.53% 23.79% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) PHP
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) WCF
4 8 (61.54%) WPF
5 7 (53.85%) MSMQ
5 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET
5 7 (53.85%) SOAP
5 7 (53.85%) JSON
5 7 (53.85%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) MySQL
6 6 (46.15%) SOA
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) Symfony
7 5 (38.46%) CRM
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (30.77%) Workflow

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
2 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) MSMQ
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Symfony
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) LINQ
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) WinForms
8 2 (15.38%) COM+
8 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore