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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 77 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 59 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.62% 3.16% 4.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.04% 18.10% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 80
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
217 326 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.39% 17.45% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 196 292 180
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,375 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
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 19 January 2017.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 111 (94.07%) C#
2 109 (92.37%) .NET
3 94 (79.66%) SQL Server
4 87 (73.73%) JavaScript
5 85 (72.03%) ASP.NET
6 67 (56.78%) SQL
7 58 (49.15%) HTML
8 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (45.76%) MVC
10 52 (44.07%) SDLC
11 44 (37.29%) XML
12 40 (33.90%) VB.NET
13 39 (33.05%) CSS
13 39 (33.05%) jQuery
14 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
15 35 (29.66%) Scrum
16 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
17 25 (21.19%) QA
17 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (20.34%) Web Services
19 23 (19.49%) WCF
20 22 (18.64%) Dynamics CRM
20 22 (18.64%) CRM
21 21 (17.80%) SharePoint
22 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
22 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
23 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
24 18 (15.25%) JSON

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 21 (17.80%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.02%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (18.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (11.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) SSL
2 3 (2.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (79.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (14.41%) Relational Database
4 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.24%) MariaDB
7 5 (4.24%) MySQL
8 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) EDMS
9 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.17%) Subversion
3 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (5.93%) MSBuild
4 7 (5.93%) Selenium
5 6 (5.08%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.24%) NUnit
7 4 (3.39%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.54%) JMeter
8 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.54%) NCrunch
8 3 (2.54%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.85%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 13 (11.02%) Law
2 9 (7.63%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Automotive
3 6 (5.08%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (75.42%) Developer
2 68 (57.63%) .NET Developer
3 47 (39.83%) C# Developer
4 45 (38.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (32.20%) Senior Developer
6 31 (26.27%) Senior .NET Developer
7 22 (18.64%) Software Developer
8 17 (14.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 17 (14.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 16 (13.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 16 (13.56%) SQL Developer
10 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (11.86%) VB.NET Developer
12 13 (11.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (11.02%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (11.02%) Junior
12 13 (11.02%) Junior Developer
13 12 (10.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (8.47%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 10 (8.47%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (92.37%) .NET
2 85 (72.03%) ASP.NET
3 58 (49.15%) HTML
4 44 (37.29%) XML
5 39 (33.05%) CSS
5 39 (33.05%) jQuery
6 26 (22.03%) .NET Framework
7 24 (20.34%) Web Services
8 23 (19.49%) WCF
9 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (15.25%) JSON
11 17 (14.41%) Entity Framework
12 16 (13.56%) SOAP
13 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (11.02%) REST
15 11 (9.32%) LINQ
15 11 (9.32%) WPF
16 5 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
17 4 (3.39%) Razor View Engine
17 4 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Freedom of Information
2 13 (11.02%) iPad
3 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.24%) User Experience
6 3 (2.54%) iSeries
7 2 (1.69%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.39%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.76%) MVC
3 52 (44.07%) SDLC
4 35 (29.66%) Scrum
5 22 (18.64%) CRM
6 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.95%) Mentoring
7 18 (15.25%) TDD
8 14 (11.86%) Data Protection
8 14 (11.86%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (11.02%) OO
9 13 (11.02%) SOLID
10 11 (9.32%) Automated Testing
10 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.32%) Software Architecture
11 10 (8.47%) Web Application Development
12 9 (7.63%) Performance Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (6.78%) BDD
13 8 (6.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (94.07%) C#
2 87 (73.73%) JavaScript
3 67 (56.78%) SQL
4 40 (33.90%) VB.NET
5 17 (14.41%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.17%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.78%) Java
8 7 (5.93%) VB
9 4 (3.39%) C++
9 4 (3.39%) Ruby
10 3 (2.54%) Delphi
10 3 (2.54%) RPG
11 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.69%) XPath
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.19%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle
3 11 (9.32%) NEC
4 3 (2.54%) IBM
4 3 (2.54%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
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