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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.97% 1.69% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.35% 8.82% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £36,250 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.81% -26.66%  
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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 31 34 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 20.53% 19.10% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 23
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) DB2
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 3 (42.86%) FMCG
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) Fintech
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
7 1 (14.29%) Laravel
7 1 (14.29%) Node.js
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) FMCG
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
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