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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -25
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 96 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.32% 2.16% 3.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.89% 23.08% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 81 34 58
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -21.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,750 £53,250
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
301 169 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.68% 9.35% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 263 142 180
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 £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 158 (86.81%) .NET
2 119 (65.38%) C#
3 98 (53.85%) SQL
4 95 (52.20%) HTML
5 88 (48.35%) CSS
6 87 (47.80%) SQL Server
7 82 (45.05%) JavaScript
8 79 (43.41%) Microsoft
9 77 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (35.71%) ASP.NET
11 59 (32.42%) VB.NET
12 58 (31.87%) XML
13 56 (30.77%) Scrum
14 52 (28.57%) jQuery
15 50 (27.47%) SharePoint
16 48 (26.37%) HTML5
17 46 (25.27%) Software Engineering
18 45 (24.73%) MVC
19 44 (24.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 37 (20.33%) Team Foundation Server
21 35 (19.23%) Project Management
21 35 (19.23%) Degree
21 35 (19.23%) LINQ
22 34 (18.68%) Windows
22 34 (18.68%) Web Services
23 33 (18.13%) .NET Framework
23 33 (18.13%) SharePoint 2010
23 33 (18.13%) SharePoint 2013
24 31 (17.03%) Office 365
25 30 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (27.47%) SharePoint
2 33 (18.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 33 (18.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (8.24%) IIS
4 5 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
7 1 (0.55%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 23 (12.64%) MS Office
2 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
3 16 (8.79%) InfoPath
4 6 (3.30%) MS Project
4 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.03%) Office 365
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.85%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) Internet
2 8 (4.40%) LAN
2 8 (4.40%) WAN
2 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.30%) VoIP
4 5 (2.75%) Firewall
4 5 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.75%) VLAN
4 5 (2.75%) DNS
5 3 (1.65%) HTTP
6 2 (1.10%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 44 (24.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (14.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (12.64%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.49%) MySQL
8 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.30%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.79%) ReSharper
3 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.75%) Subversion
4 3 (1.65%) MorphX
4 3 (1.65%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.65%) Hudson
5 2 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.55%) JMeter
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.55%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.55%) LoadUI
General
1 21 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.95%) Retail
3 4 (2.20%) Automotive
4 3 (1.65%) Finance
4 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (67.58%) Developer
2 58 (31.87%) .NET Developer
3 54 (29.67%) C# Developer
4 50 (27.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (19.78%) Software Developer
6 27 (14.84%) Architect
7 25 (13.74%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (13.74%) SharePoint Architect
8 23 (12.64%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
9 19 (10.44%) Junior
9 19 (10.44%) Junior Developer
10 16 (8.79%) Web Developer
10 16 (8.79%) Senior Developer
10 16 (8.79%) C# Web Developer
10 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.79%) .NET Web Developer
11 15 (8.24%) Junior .NET Developer
12 14 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
12 14 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (86.81%) .NET
2 95 (52.20%) HTML
3 88 (48.35%) CSS
4 65 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 58 (31.87%) XML
6 52 (28.57%) jQuery
7 48 (26.37%) HTML5
8 35 (19.23%) LINQ
9 34 (18.68%) Web Services
10 33 (18.13%) .NET Framework
11 28 (15.38%) Entity Framework
12 24 (13.19%) KnockoutJS
12 24 (13.19%) JSON
12 24 (13.19%) WCF
13 23 (12.64%) WPF
14 19 (10.44%) Ajax
15 16 (8.79%) XSLT
16 14 (7.69%) Silverlight
16 14 (7.69%) CSS3
17 10 (5.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.30%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.75%) iPhone
4 5 (2.75%) iPad
5 2 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.68%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.77%) Scrum
3 46 (25.27%) Software Engineering
4 45 (24.73%) MVC
5 35 (19.23%) Project Management
6 28 (15.38%) TDD
7 24 (13.19%) Content Management
7 24 (13.19%) Migration
8 20 (10.99%) CRM
9 16 (8.79%) BDD
9 16 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (8.79%) Mobile Development
10 9 (4.95%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.40%) Logistics
11 8 (4.40%) Web Application Development
11 8 (4.40%) Time Management
12 7 (3.85%) Web Development
12 7 (3.85%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.85%) ERP
13 6 (3.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 119 (65.38%) C#
2 98 (53.85%) SQL
3 82 (45.05%) JavaScript
4 59 (32.42%) VB.NET
5 25 (13.74%) T-SQL
6 24 (13.19%) VB
7 23 (12.64%) VB6
8 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 13 (7.14%) C++
10 6 (3.30%) X++
11 4 (2.20%) Java
12 3 (1.65%) VBA
13 1 (0.55%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (19.23%) Degree
2 13 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.75%) MCP
7 2 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) MCAD
8 1 (0.55%) MCSD
8 1 (0.55%) MCTS
8 1 (0.55%) MCPD
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Terminal Services
1 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (43.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.40%) Altova
2 8 (4.40%) DevExpress
3 6 (3.30%) Tableau
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) Apple
4 5 (2.75%) VMware
4 5 (2.75%) WatchGuard
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco
5 2 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.55%) Progress
6 1 (0.55%) HP
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