The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 95 63
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -32
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 92 39 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.70% 1.83% 3.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.30% 14.34% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 82 31 70
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
337 272 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.22% 12.77% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 312 245 236
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,200 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 171 (86.36%) .NET
2 144 (72.73%) C#
3 130 (65.66%) HTML
4 115 (58.08%) CSS
5 105 (53.03%) SQL Server
6 92 (46.46%) JavaScript
6 92 (46.46%) Microsoft
7 90 (45.45%) ASP.NET
8 84 (42.42%) SQL
9 82 (41.41%) HTML5
10 81 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (34.34%) jQuery
12 59 (29.80%) MVC
13 57 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 54 (27.27%) SharePoint
15 51 (25.76%) XML
16 49 (24.75%) Scrum
17 45 (22.73%) VB.NET
18 43 (21.72%) T-SQL
19 42 (21.21%) CSS3
19 42 (21.21%) Degree
20 40 (20.20%) Windows
21 36 (18.18%) .NET Framework
22 33 (16.67%) Web Services
23 32 (16.16%) Computer Science
23 32 (16.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 31 (15.66%) WCF
25 30 (15.15%) Software Engineering
25 30 (15.15%) TDD
25 30 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 30 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 27 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (12.12%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) JBoss
5 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.51%) Node.js
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (13.13%) InfoPath
2 15 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.13%) Office 365
2 6 (3.03%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) HTTP
2 8 (4.04%) Internet
3 7 (3.54%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (12.12%) MySQL
4 18 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.03%) MS Access
8 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.53%) OLAP
9 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 57 (28.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.05%) Subversion
3 5 (2.53%) ReSharper
4 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.52%) Hudson
5 3 (1.52%) MorphX
5 3 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.01%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.51%) JMeter
7 1 (0.51%) NUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.51%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
7 1 (0.51%) Mocha
General
1 13 (6.57%) Finance
2 5 (2.53%) Automotive
2 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.02%) Games
3 4 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 149 (75.25%) Developer
2 59 (29.80%) .NET Developer
3 53 (26.77%) C# Developer
4 45 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 27 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 26 (13.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (10.61%) Designer
9 21 (10.61%) SharePoint Designer
10 16 (8.08%) Architect
10 16 (8.08%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (7.58%) Junior
12 14 (7.07%) AWS Developer
13 13 (6.57%) Junior Developer
13 13 (6.57%) SharePoint Architect
14 12 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (6.06%) Web Developer
14 12 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
15 10 (5.05%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (86.36%) .NET
2 130 (65.66%) HTML
3 115 (58.08%) CSS
4 90 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 82 (41.41%) HTML5
6 68 (34.34%) jQuery
7 51 (25.76%) XML
8 42 (21.21%) CSS3
9 36 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 33 (16.67%) Web Services
11 31 (15.66%) WCF
12 29 (14.65%) WPF
13 28 (14.14%) XSLT
14 23 (11.62%) LINQ
14 23 (11.62%) Entity Framework
14 23 (11.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (8.59%) Silverlight
16 15 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.52%) User Experience
3 2 (1.01%) Replication
3 2 (1.01%) iPhone
3 2 (1.01%) iPad
3 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.20%) Windows
2 25 (12.63%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.80%) MVC
3 49 (24.75%) Scrum
4 30 (15.15%) TDD
4 30 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 23 (11.62%) E-Commerce
6 19 (9.60%) Test Automation
7 16 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.08%) Web Development
8 15 (7.58%) Project Management
9 14 (7.07%) Migration
10 13 (6.57%) Content Management
10 13 (6.57%) CRM
11 11 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.05%) SDLC
12 10 (5.05%) Time Management
13 8 (4.04%) Web Application Development
13 8 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.04%) OO
14 7 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (72.73%) C#
2 92 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 84 (42.42%) SQL
4 45 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 43 (21.72%) T-SQL
6 24 (12.12%) PowerShell
7 22 (11.11%) C++
8 11 (5.56%) X++
9 9 (4.55%) VB6
9 9 (4.55%) VB
10 7 (3.54%) Java
11 3 (1.52%) VBA
12 1 (0.51%) PHP
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (21.21%) Degree
2 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 17 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.54%) MCP
6 5 (2.53%) MCAD
6 5 (2.53%) MCSD
6 5 (2.53%) MCTS
7 4 (2.02%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (46.46%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.60%) Apple
3 6 (3.03%) Google
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) Tableau
6 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
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