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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 82 43 69
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 105 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.25% 5.93% 2.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.46% 33.87% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 82 44
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £54,750 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
322 310 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.67% 17.50% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 272 256 173
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 100 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 85 (65.38%) C#
3 83 (63.85%) SQL
4 80 (61.54%) .NET
5 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
6 63 (48.46%) ASP.NET
7 58 (44.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (39.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (36.15%) MVC
10 44 (33.85%) Oracle
10 44 (33.85%) JavaScript
10 44 (33.85%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (33.08%) Web Services
12 41 (31.54%) XML
13 40 (30.77%) MS Excel
13 40 (30.77%) WCF
14 39 (30.00%) T-SQL
15 38 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (28.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (26.92%) jQuery
18 30 (23.08%) VB.NET
18 30 (23.08%) CSS
19 29 (22.31%) SOAP
20 28 (21.54%) Subversion
20 28 (21.54%) Scrum
20 28 (21.54%) Web Development
21 27 (20.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
21 27 (20.77%) HTML
22 26 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 25 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (14.62%) SharePoint
3 14 (10.77%) IIS
4 3 (2.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.77%) Kentico
5 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.77%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) SSL
2 4 (3.08%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 51 (39.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (28.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
4 27 (20.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.62%) Data Mart
9 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.62%) OLAP
9 6 (4.62%) Power BI
9 6 (4.62%) ProClarity
9 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.62%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (4.62%) Star Schema
10 5 (3.85%) MySQL
11 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 58 (44.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (21.54%) Subversion
3 20 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.38%) Selenium
4 7 (5.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.54%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Local Government
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
4 5 (3.85%) Games
5 4 (3.08%) Automotive
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (74.62%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) .NET Developer
3 28 (21.54%) C# Developer
4 26 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 26 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (19.23%) SSRS Developer
6 24 (18.46%) SSIS Developer
7 22 (16.92%) Analyst
8 19 (14.62%) SQL Developer
9 17 (13.08%) Software Developer
10 16 (12.31%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (12.31%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
12 14 (10.77%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (10.00%) Senior Developer
14 12 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
15 10 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (61.54%) .NET
2 63 (48.46%) ASP.NET
3 43 (33.08%) Web Services
4 41 (31.54%) XML
5 40 (30.77%) WCF
6 35 (26.92%) jQuery
7 30 (23.08%) CSS
8 29 (22.31%) SOAP
9 27 (20.77%) HTML
10 26 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 26 (20.00%) MDX
11 23 (17.69%) REST
12 19 (14.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (13.85%) XSLT
14 16 (12.31%) WPF
15 14 (10.77%) Entity Framework
15 14 (10.77%) LINQ
16 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (6.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.92%) iPad
3 7 (5.38%) e-Learning
4 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.54%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.15%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.85%) Android
5 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) MVC
2 44 (33.85%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.54%) Scrum
4 28 (21.54%) Web Development
5 26 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 20 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 20 (15.38%) Time Management
7 19 (14.62%) SOA
8 17 (13.08%) Data Management
8 17 (13.08%) SOLID
9 16 (12.31%) ETL
10 15 (11.54%) Service Delivery
11 14 (10.77%) SDLC
12 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.46%) Web Application Development
14 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
14 10 (7.69%) Business Activity Monitoring
15 9 (6.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (65.38%) C#
2 83 (63.85%) SQL
3 44 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 30 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 18 (13.85%) XPath
7 11 (8.46%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.15%) VB
9 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.85%) C++
11 3 (2.31%) Java
12 2 (1.54%) PHP
12 2 (1.54%) Ruby
13 1 (0.77%) F#
13 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.77%) Python
13 1 (0.77%) VBA
13 1 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) ISEB
1 8 (6.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.08%) MCAD
2 4 (3.08%) MCP
2 4 (3.08%) MCSD
2 4 (3.08%) MCTS
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.31%) Degree
4 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 44 (33.85%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) Tableau
4 3 (2.31%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.54%) Telerik
6 1 (0.77%) Adobe
6 1 (0.77%) Altova
6 1 (0.77%) IDERA
6 1 (0.77%) RedGate
6 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
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