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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 78 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 61 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.70% 3.40% 3.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.89% 18.95% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 77
Median salary £42,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
292 343 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.93% 17.92% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 271 311 202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 3 December 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 117 (96.69%) C#
2 115 (95.04%) .NET
3 92 (76.03%) JavaScript
4 89 (73.55%) ASP.NET
5 83 (68.60%) SQL Server
6 74 (61.16%) SQL
7 58 (47.93%) SDLC
8 57 (47.11%) MVC
8 57 (47.11%) HTML
9 54 (44.63%) VB.NET
10 51 (42.15%) XML
11 46 (38.02%) jQuery
12 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
14 32 (26.45%) CSS
15 31 (25.62%) .NET Framework
16 28 (23.14%) Web Services
17 27 (22.31%) SharePoint
17 27 (22.31%) Scrum
18 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (19.83%) Oracle
20 23 (19.01%) Relational Database
20 23 (19.01%) WCF
21 22 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
21 22 (18.18%) CRM
22 21 (17.36%) SQL Server 2005
22 21 (17.36%) WPF
22 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
23 20 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
24 18 (14.88%) QA

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 27 (22.31%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) IIS
3 5 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (11.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) SSL
2 3 (2.48%) ATM
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (19.01%) Relational Database
4 21 (17.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.13%) MariaDB
7 5 (4.13%) MySQL
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.83%) EDMS
10 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (10.74%) Subversion
4 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.13%) NUnit
5 5 (4.13%) Selenium
6 4 (3.31%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.31%) Xcode
7 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.48%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.48%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.48%) NCrunch
7 3 (2.48%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.83%) Moq
9 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (12.40%) Law
1 15 (12.40%) Retail
2 7 (5.79%) Legal
3 3 (2.48%) Automotive
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (76.03%) Developer
2 70 (57.85%) .NET Developer
3 52 (42.98%) C# Developer
4 50 (41.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (23.97%) Senior Developer
5 29 (23.97%) Software Developer
6 26 (21.49%) SQL Developer
7 24 (19.83%) .NET Software Developer
8 21 (17.36%) C# Software Developer
8 21 (17.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (14.05%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (12.40%) .NET Applications Developer
10 15 (12.40%) Applications Developer
10 15 (12.40%) C# Application Developer
10 15 (12.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 15 (12.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (11.57%) Junior
12 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (10.74%) Junior Developer
13 12 (9.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (95.04%) .NET
2 89 (73.55%) ASP.NET
3 57 (47.11%) HTML
4 51 (42.15%) XML
5 46 (38.02%) jQuery
6 32 (26.45%) CSS
7 31 (25.62%) .NET Framework
8 28 (23.14%) Web Services
9 23 (19.01%) WCF
10 21 (17.36%) WPF
11 16 (13.22%) Entity Framework
11 16 (13.22%) JSON
12 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (11.57%) SOAP
13 12 (9.92%) REST
14 11 (9.09%) LINQ
15 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
17 4 (3.31%) KnockoutJS
17 4 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Freedom of Information
2 13 (10.74%) iPad
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.13%) User Experience
6 3 (2.48%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.48%) iSeries
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.92%) Windows
2 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.31%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) SDLC
2 57 (47.11%) MVC
3 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.31%) Scrum
5 22 (18.18%) CRM
6 14 (11.57%) Data Protection
6 14 (11.57%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.09%) OO
8 11 (9.09%) SOLID
8 11 (9.09%) Web Development
9 10 (8.26%) Software Architecture
9 10 (8.26%) TDD
9 10 (8.26%) Web Application Development
10 7 (5.79%) OOD
11 6 (4.96%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.96%) EAI
11 6 (4.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 117 (96.69%) C#
2 92 (76.03%) JavaScript
3 74 (61.16%) SQL
4 54 (44.63%) VB.NET
5 18 (14.88%) PL/SQL
6 11 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.61%) Java
8 7 (5.79%) VB
9 5 (4.13%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.13%) Ruby
10 4 (3.31%) C++
11 3 (2.48%) Delphi
11 3 (2.48%) RPG
11 3 (2.48%) XPath
12 2 (1.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.83%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) NEC
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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