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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 68 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 60 82 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.96% 4.54% 3.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.40% 39.42% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 38
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
326 208 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.06% 11.52% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 293 192 131
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £24,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (79.26%) .NET
2 99 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 93 (68.89%) C#
4 75 (55.56%) SQL
5 73 (54.07%) MVC
6 72 (53.33%) ASP.NET
7 69 (51.11%) HTML
8 60 (44.44%) CSS
8 60 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 59 (43.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 54 (40.00%) jQuery
11 53 (39.26%) .NET Framework
12 52 (38.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
15 45 (33.33%) Web Services
16 43 (31.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 42 (31.11%) Scrum
18 38 (28.15%) T-SQL
18 38 (28.15%) HTML5
19 37 (27.41%) XML
20 36 (26.67%) CSS3
21 35 (25.93%) Entity Framework
22 30 (22.22%) Ajax
23 28 (20.74%) MS Excel
23 28 (20.74%) KnockoutJS
23 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2012
24 26 (19.26%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (19.26%) VB.NET
25 25 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (17.78%) IIS
2 17 (12.59%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.96%) CMS
5 3 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.74%) Kentico
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (20.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (38.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (31.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 15 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (10.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (10.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (5.19%) Power BI
10 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (4.44%) Data Mart
11 6 (4.44%) OLAP
11 6 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.44%) Snowflake Schema
11 6 (4.44%) Star Schema
12 5 (3.70%) ProClarity
13 4 (2.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 59 (43.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (17.78%) Subversion
3 13 (9.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.63%) ReSharper
4 6 (4.44%) Selenium
4 6 (4.44%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) JMeter
7 1 (0.74%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.74%) Mocha
7 1 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 14 (10.37%) Automotive
2 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.15%) Local Government
4 3 (2.22%) Law
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (80.00%) Developer
2 61 (45.19%) .NET Developer
3 42 (31.11%) C# Developer
4 39 (28.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (23.70%) SQL Developer
6 28 (20.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 24 (17.78%) Software Developer
8 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (16.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (14.07%) Web Developer
10 18 (13.33%) Analyst
11 17 (12.59%) C# Software Developer
12 16 (11.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 15 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
13 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (11.11%) HTML Developer
13 15 (11.11%) Senior Developer
13 15 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
14 14 (10.37%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 14 (10.37%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (79.26%) .NET
2 72 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 69 (51.11%) HTML
4 60 (44.44%) CSS
5 54 (40.00%) jQuery
6 53 (39.26%) .NET Framework
7 45 (33.33%) Web Services
8 38 (28.15%) HTML5
9 37 (27.41%) XML
10 36 (26.67%) CSS3
11 35 (25.93%) Entity Framework
12 30 (22.22%) Ajax
13 28 (20.74%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (17.78%) WCF
15 21 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (14.07%) JSON
17 18 (13.33%) LINQ
17 18 (13.33%) SOAP
18 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (12.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.96%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) FMCG
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.19%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
3 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.48%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.07%) MVC
2 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.11%) Scrum
4 26 (19.26%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (17.04%) SOLID
6 22 (16.30%) SDLC
7 18 (13.33%) BDD
8 17 (12.59%) Web Development
9 14 (10.37%) TDD
10 13 (9.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (9.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
11 12 (8.89%) Mobile Development
11 12 (8.89%) SOA
12 10 (7.41%) ETL
13 9 (6.67%) Time Management
13 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.93%) Data Management
14 8 (5.93%) Project Management
14 8 (5.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (68.89%) C#
2 75 (55.56%) SQL
3 47 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 38 (28.15%) T-SQL
5 26 (19.26%) VB.NET
6 18 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.15%) XPath
8 8 (5.93%) C++
8 8 (5.93%) VB
9 4 (2.96%) C
10 3 (2.22%) Java
11 2 (1.48%) PHP
11 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Python
12 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) MCAD
2 14 (10.37%) MCP
2 14 (10.37%) MCSD
2 14 (10.37%) MCTS
3 5 (3.70%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) ISEB
5 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.22%) MCPD
6 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) OpenView
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.81%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Tableau
4 2 (1.48%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix
5 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.74%) iManage
5 1 (0.74%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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