The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Visual Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 7 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.87% 3.23% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.48% 18.39% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 5
Median salary £45,269 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.34% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 61 87 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 25.00% 17.58% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 54
Median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Cheltenham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 8 (47.06%) Subversion
4 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) REST
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Java SE
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
8 4 (23.53%) Web Development
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Spring

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
7 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (23.53%) EJB
6 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 4 (23.53%) Java SE
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (23.53%) Customer Insight
5 4 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian