The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Cheshire
Rank 62 37 74
Rank change year-on-year -25 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.90% 5.27% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.34% 24.04% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 43
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 169 287 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.81% 21.91% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 135 256 258
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Cheshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Wilmslow - 7 £45,000 -
Knutsford -1 5 £34,500 -18.82% 3
Runcorn -5 1 - -
Chester -5 1 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 -
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
North West

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 61 (92.42%) C#
2 59 (89.39%) .NET
3 52 (78.79%) HTML
4 49 (74.24%) ASP.NET
5 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
6 38 (57.58%) SQL
7 37 (56.06%) MVC
8 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 36 (54.55%) jQuery
9 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
10 33 (50.00%) CSS
11 32 (48.48%) .NET Framework
12 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (37.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (37.88%) XML
13 25 (37.88%) HTML5
14 24 (36.36%) Windows
15 23 (34.85%) Scrum
16 20 (30.30%) WCF
17 18 (27.27%) Degree
17 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
18 17 (25.76%) Web Development
18 17 (25.76%) Entity Framework
19 16 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (24.24%) Finance
20 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
20 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (21.21%) Dependency Injection
21 14 (21.21%) CSS3
21 14 (21.21%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 13 (19.70%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) PaaS
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.55%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.03%) MS Access
5 2 (3.03%) Power BI
5 2 (3.03%) QlikView
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (21.21%) Selenium
3 13 (19.70%) FxCop
3 13 (19.70%) SpecFlow
3 13 (19.70%) StyleCop
3 13 (19.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Developer
2 38 (57.58%) .NET Developer
3 34 (51.52%) C# Developer
4 30 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (37.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 15 (22.73%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (22.73%) Senior Developer
8 14 (21.21%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (21.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 14 (21.21%) Software Developer
9 13 (19.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (19.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (19.70%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (18.18%) Analyst
11 11 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (15.15%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 10 (15.15%) .NET Programmer
12 10 (15.15%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (89.39%) .NET
2 52 (78.79%) HTML
3 49 (74.24%) ASP.NET
4 36 (54.55%) jQuery
5 33 (50.00%) CSS
6 32 (48.48%) .NET Framework
7 25 (37.88%) HTML5
7 25 (37.88%) XML
8 20 (30.30%) WCF
9 17 (25.76%) Entity Framework
10 16 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
11 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (21.21%) CSS3
12 14 (21.21%) JSON
13 13 (19.70%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (19.70%) NHibernate
13 13 (19.70%) SignalR
13 13 (19.70%) WebSockets
14 9 (13.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 13 (19.70%) PMI
2 13 (19.70%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) MVC
2 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) Scrum
4 17 (25.76%) Web Development
5 14 (21.21%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
6 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Mobile Development
8 5 (7.58%) SDLC
8 5 (7.58%) SOLID
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.55%) Change Control
9 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.55%) DevOps
9 3 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (92.42%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) SQL
3 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.21%) VB
4 14 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.64%) VB6
5 9 (13.64%) VBScript
6 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.06%) XAML
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) HL7
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) RedGate
3 1 (1.52%) Veeam
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