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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
Essex / Colchester
Rank 47 40 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 1.28% 2.69% 8.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.92% 15.79% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +66.66%  
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 Colchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 61 38 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 26.07% 17.04% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 25
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Visual Studio
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Visual Studio
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Colchester
Computer Futures
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