Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 42 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.24% 1.35% 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.82% 10.53% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 11
Chester median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,450 £27,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £36,250 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -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 78 38 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 25.24% 12.84% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 34 59
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
4 4 (40.00%) Veeam
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) HTML

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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 4 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) CheetahMail
3 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Google Tag Manager
3 2 (20.00%) npm
3 2 (20.00%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
2 2 (20.00%) CasperJS
2 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Marketing Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (20.00%) Laravel
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (20.00%) Email Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Web Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) ES6
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Veeam
3 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Xamarin