Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - +50 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.98% - 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.09% - 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 6
Colchester median annual salary £45,500 - £37,500
10th Percentile £36,075 - £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 - £40,000
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +3.23%

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 Colchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 46 35 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 19.09% 10.06% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 100
Colchester median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £33,400 £30,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £58,125
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £46,924 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.56% +17.31% -

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Studio in Colchester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Visual Studio in Colchester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Colchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Multithreading
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) C
7 4 (33.33%) VoIP
7 4 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (33.33%) User Experience
7 4 (33.33%) Physics
8 3 (25.00%) Image Processing
9 2 (16.67%) PhD
9 2 (16.67%) CUDA
9 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
9 2 (16.67%) Subversion
10 1 (8.33%) SDLC
10 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Multithreading
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 4 (33.33%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft