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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 96 48 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.76% 2.44% 3.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.83% 19.05% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80 42 77
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,750 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £40,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
345 252 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.10% 12.80% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 302 227 241
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 30 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 165 (84.18%) .NET
2 137 (69.90%) C#
3 124 (63.27%) HTML
4 108 (55.10%) CSS
5 95 (48.47%) Microsoft
6 90 (45.92%) JavaScript
7 89 (45.41%) SQL Server
8 85 (43.37%) SQL
9 84 (42.86%) ASP.NET
10 81 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
11 79 (40.31%) HTML5
12 61 (31.12%) SharePoint
13 57 (29.08%) jQuery
14 55 (28.06%) XML
15 51 (26.02%) Scrum
16 47 (23.98%) VB.NET
17 46 (23.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 45 (22.96%) Windows
19 44 (22.45%) Degree
20 43 (21.94%) T-SQL
21 42 (21.43%) MVC
22 36 (18.37%) Software Engineering
22 36 (18.37%) SharePoint 2013
23 35 (17.86%) CSS3
23 35 (17.86%) Computer Science
24 34 (17.35%) Web Services
25 33 (16.84%) SharePoint 2010
26 32 (16.33%) XSLT
27 31 (15.82%) Office 365
28 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (31.12%) SharePoint
2 36 (18.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 33 (16.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (12.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) JBoss
5 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 30 (15.31%) InfoPath
2 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.82%) Office 365
2 6 (3.06%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.12%) HTTP
2 8 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 7 (3.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (45.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (12.24%) MySQL
4 15 (7.65%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.55%) OLAP
8 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.04%) MS Access
10 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.51%) ProClarity
12 1 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 46 (23.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.10%) Subversion
3 9 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.53%) Hudson
4 3 (1.53%) MorphX
4 3 (1.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.02%) Selenium
5 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.51%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.51%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.51%) JIRA
6 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.51%) JMeter
6 1 (0.51%) NUnit
6 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (3.57%) Automotive
3 5 (2.55%) Games
3 5 (2.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 139 (70.92%) Developer
2 52 (26.53%) .NET Developer
3 48 (24.49%) C# Developer
4 41 (20.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (16.33%) Senior Developer
6 27 (13.78%) Software Developer
7 26 (13.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (10.71%) Architect
9 21 (10.71%) Designer
9 21 (10.71%) SharePoint Designer
10 18 (9.18%) SharePoint Architect
11 17 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (8.16%) SharePoint Developer
13 15 (7.65%) Junior
14 14 (7.14%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
14 14 (7.14%) AWS Developer
15 13 (6.63%) Junior Developer
16 12 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
17 10 (5.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (84.18%) .NET
2 124 (63.27%) HTML
3 108 (55.10%) CSS
4 84 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 79 (40.31%) HTML5
6 57 (29.08%) jQuery
7 55 (28.06%) XML
8 35 (17.86%) CSS3
9 34 (17.35%) Web Services
10 32 (16.33%) XSLT
11 30 (15.31%) WCF
12 29 (14.80%) WPF
13 22 (11.22%) .NET Framework
14 19 (9.69%) LINQ
15 18 (9.18%) Silverlight
16 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (6.63%) Entity Framework
17 13 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (6.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.04%) iPhone
2 4 (2.04%) iPad
3 3 (1.53%) User Experience
4 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.96%) Windows
2 27 (13.78%) Windows 8
3 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.02%) Scrum
3 42 (21.43%) MVC
4 36 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.78%) TDD
6 24 (12.24%) E-Commerce
7 23 (11.73%) Project Management
8 21 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 19 (9.69%) Migration
10 18 (9.18%) CRM
10 18 (9.18%) Content Management
11 17 (8.67%) Unit Testing
12 15 (7.65%) Web Development
13 10 (5.10%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.59%) Time Management
15 8 (4.08%) Web Application Development
15 8 (4.08%) SDLC
16 7 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (3.06%) OO
17 6 (3.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 137 (69.90%) C#
2 90 (45.92%) JavaScript
3 85 (43.37%) SQL
4 47 (23.98%) VB.NET
5 43 (21.94%) T-SQL
6 26 (13.27%) PowerShell
7 23 (11.73%) C++
8 14 (7.14%) VB
8 14 (7.14%) VB6
9 11 (5.61%) X++
10 7 (3.57%) Java
11 3 (1.53%) VBA
12 1 (0.51%) PHP
12 1 (0.51%) C
12 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (22.45%) Degree
2 30 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.73%) Security Cleared
4 18 (9.18%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.59%) MCP
6 6 (3.06%) MCAD
6 6 (3.06%) MCSD
6 6 (3.06%) MCTS
7 4 (2.04%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.51%) MCPD
System Software
1 8 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (48.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.71%) Apple
3 6 (3.06%) Google
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco
4 2 (1.02%) Tableau
5 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.51%) HP
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