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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 55 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 33 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.65% 3.43% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.15% 18.23% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 38
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £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 292 181 303
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.08% 18.81% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 221 165 261
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Runcorn -6 16 £32,000 +6.22% 1
Warrington -3 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wilmslow -8 6 £43,750 - 1
Chester +8 5 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Knutsford - 5 £27,500 -
Crewe - 3 £22,500 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £47,500 -
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 82 (97.62%) C#
2 79 (94.05%) .NET
3 65 (77.38%) HTML
3 65 (77.38%) SQL
4 62 (73.81%) SQL Server
5 61 (72.62%) ASP.NET
6 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 51 (60.71%) MVC
7 50 (59.52%) JavaScript
8 43 (51.19%) jQuery
9 36 (42.86%) CSS
10 32 (38.10%) .NET Framework
11 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (35.71%) Web Services
12 28 (33.33%) Windows
12 28 (33.33%) Mobile App
13 23 (27.38%) SDLC
14 21 (25.00%) XML
15 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
15 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (22.62%) Entity Framework
16 19 (22.62%) Degree
17 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
17 17 (20.24%) SOLID
18 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (17.86%) Web Development
19 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (17.86%) Project Management
19 15 (17.86%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Co-occurring 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 9 (10.71%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Wireless
2 6 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (16.67%) Subversion
4 9 (10.71%) FxCop
4 9 (10.71%) Selenium
4 9 (10.71%) SpecFlow
4 9 (10.71%) StyleCop
5 4 (4.76%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
1 12 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (86.90%) Developer
2 51 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 46 (54.76%) C# Developer
4 41 (48.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (30.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (27.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (21.43%) Senior Developer
8 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (19.05%) Software Developer
10 14 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
11 13 (15.48%) Designer
11 13 (15.48%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (15.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 13 (15.48%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (11.90%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (11.90%) Web Developer
14 8 (9.52%) .NET Designer
15 7 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (94.05%) .NET
2 65 (77.38%) HTML
3 61 (72.62%) ASP.NET
4 43 (51.19%) jQuery
5 36 (42.86%) CSS
6 32 (38.10%) .NET Framework
7 30 (35.71%) Web Services
8 21 (25.00%) XML
9 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (22.62%) Entity Framework
11 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
12 13 (15.48%) HTML5
12 13 (15.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (14.29%) WCF
14 11 (13.10%) JSON
14 11 (13.10%) NHibernate
14 11 (13.10%) SOAP
15 10 (11.90%) RESTful
16 9 (10.71%) CSS3
16 9 (10.71%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.67%) iPad
4 11 (13.10%) N-Tier
5 9 (10.71%) User Experience
6 8 (9.52%) PMI
7 7 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (4.76%) FMCG
9 2 (2.38%) Fintech
10 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) MVC
2 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) SDLC
4 17 (20.24%) SOLID
5 15 (17.86%) Project Management
5 15 (17.86%) Scrum
5 15 (17.86%) Web Development
6 13 (15.48%) Unit Testing
7 12 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (13.10%) TDD
9 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.52%) MVVM
11 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (8.33%) Web Design
12 4 (4.76%) High Availability
12 4 (4.76%) Test Automation
13 3 (3.57%) OO
13 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
14 2 (2.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (97.62%) C#
2 65 (77.38%) SQL
3 50 (59.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.90%) VB
6 7 (8.33%) XAML
7 2 (2.38%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) ES6
8 1 (1.19%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.19%) VB6
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) HL7
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.19%) Google
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) RedGate
3 1 (1.19%) Telerik
3 1 (1.19%) Veeam
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Crewe, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 22 days ago