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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 9.38% 2.07% 17.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 6.25% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 29
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
18 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 28.13% 33.10% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 39
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) Intranet
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft