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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.88% 2.40% 11.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.86% 15.63% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 18
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £28,000
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 56 32 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 27.32% 15.38% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 49
Median salary £52,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,200 £42,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Studio in Colchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Studio in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
3 11 (84.62%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) Multithreading
3 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
4 10 (76.92%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
5 9 (69.23%) Physics
5 9 (69.23%) Degree
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (38.46%) Subversion
7 5 (38.46%) Image Processing
8 4 (30.77%) CUDA
8 4 (30.77%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) Electronics
10 1 (7.69%) Workflow
10 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
10 1 (7.69%) Automotive
10 1 (7.69%) Scrum
10 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
10 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
10 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
10 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
10 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (7.69%) Linux
10 1 (7.69%) OO

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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) CUDA
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Multithreading
3 10 (76.92%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (69.23%) Physics
5 5 (38.46%) Image Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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