Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.82% 2.33% 3.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.33% 10.29% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 11
Chester median annual salary £31,071 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,783 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £39,264 £38,750 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%

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

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 60 68 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.83% 22.67% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52 62 60
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,325 £31,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,125 £51,375
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Visual Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Chester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Chester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Chester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Umbraco
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (36.36%) Data Security
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) NHS
7 4 (36.36%) MCSE
7 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 4 (36.36%) PHP
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) HTML
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (36.36%) CSS
7 4 (36.36%) Android
7 4 (36.36%) jQuery
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
8 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 3 (27.27%) Web Development
8 3 (27.27%) OO
8 3 (27.27%) Java

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 7 (63.64%) Umbraco
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Xcode
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
4 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Laravel
4 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) ES6
5 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
3 2 (18.18%) Xamarin