The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 80 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.52% 3.98% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.92% 31.62% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,200 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 253 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.67% 12.58% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 222 236 192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 70 (79.55%) .NET
2 65 (73.86%) C#
3 55 (62.50%) SQL
4 50 (56.82%) SQL Server
5 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
8 32 (36.36%) HTML
9 28 (31.82%) MVC
10 24 (27.27%) CSS
10 24 (27.27%) jQuery
11 23 (26.14%) Windows
12 19 (21.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (20.45%) Ajax
13 18 (20.45%) .NET Framework
13 18 (20.45%) Degree
13 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
14 16 (18.18%) LINQ
14 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (17.05%) Web Services
15 15 (17.05%) WinForms
16 14 (15.91%) Subversion
17 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
17 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (12.50%) Scrum
19 11 (12.50%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (10.23%) IIS
2 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) nginx
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
1 1 (1.14%) DHCP
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) MS Access
6 4 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) DTS
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.91%) Subversion
3 4 (4.55%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.27%) Selenium
4 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.14%) Hudson
5 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.14%) JMeter
5 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (82.95%) Developer
2 37 (42.05%) C# Developer
3 33 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 19 (21.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.32%) Web Developer
6 14 (15.91%) C# Web Developer
7 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (14.77%) .NET Web Developer
7 13 (14.77%) Software Developer
8 11 (12.50%) Senior Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Analyst
10 9 (10.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
11 8 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (7.95%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) Applications Support Engineer
12 7 (7.95%) Support Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
12 7 (7.95%) Applications Support
13 6 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (79.55%) .NET
2 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 32 (36.36%) HTML
4 24 (27.27%) CSS
4 24 (27.27%) jQuery
5 18 (20.45%) Ajax
5 18 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 16 (18.18%) LINQ
7 15 (17.05%) Web Services
7 15 (17.05%) WinForms
8 12 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.36%) WCF
11 8 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (7.95%) XML
13 4 (4.55%) OpenGL
13 4 (4.55%) DirectX
13 4 (4.55%) JSON
13 4 (4.55%) WPF
13 4 (4.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.09%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.55%) Telematics
4 4 (4.55%) Remote Sensing
5 3 (3.41%) iPhone
6 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) MVC
2 11 (12.50%) Scrum
3 10 (11.36%) TDD
4 9 (10.23%) BDD
4 9 (10.23%) Web Development
5 8 (9.09%) ERP
5 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) CRM
7 6 (6.82%) Logistics
8 5 (5.68%) Project Management
9 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.41%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (3.41%) Android Development
10 3 (3.41%) iOS Development
10 3 (3.41%) ETRM
10 3 (3.41%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.41%) OO
10 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.86%) C#
2 55 (62.50%) SQL
3 36 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.82%) Java
7 5 (5.68%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) VB
9 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.41%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.41%) VBA
10 1 (1.14%) VB6
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) MCSD
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Telerik
3 1 (1.14%) HP
3 1 (1.14%) Progress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University College Birmingham
Salary: From £21,597 to £27,318 per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago