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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 47 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 101 48 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.95% 2.51% 4.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.61% 21.15% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 43 87
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
353 227 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.31% 11.88% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 207 224
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 154 (82.80%) .NET
2 121 (65.05%) C#
3 109 (58.60%) HTML
4 94 (50.54%) CSS
5 88 (47.31%) SQL Server
6 82 (44.09%) Microsoft
7 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
7 77 (41.40%) SQL
8 76 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (38.71%) ASP.NET
10 66 (35.48%) HTML5
11 65 (34.95%) SharePoint
12 57 (30.65%) XML
13 53 (28.49%) VB.NET
14 51 (27.42%) Scrum
15 45 (24.19%) Degree
16 41 (22.04%) jQuery
17 40 (21.51%) MVC
18 39 (20.97%) SharePoint 2013
19 38 (20.43%) Software Engineering
20 36 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
21 35 (18.82%) Office 365
22 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
22 34 (18.28%) Web Services
23 32 (17.20%) Windows
23 32 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 31 (16.67%) XSLT
25 30 (16.13%) Project Management
25 30 (16.13%) InfoPath
25 30 (16.13%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 65 (34.95%) SharePoint
2 39 (20.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 36 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (11.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (16.13%) InfoPath
2 19 (10.22%) MS Office
3 18 (9.68%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.82%) Office 365
2 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) HTTP
2 9 (4.84%) Internet
3 8 (4.30%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.61%) LAN
4 3 (1.61%) WAN
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (11.83%) MySQL
4 17 (9.14%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (2.69%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.69%) OLAP
11 4 (2.15%) MS Access
11 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.84%) Subversion
3 7 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.61%) Hudson
4 3 (1.61%) MorphX
4 3 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.08%) Selenium
5 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.54%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.54%) JMeter
6 1 (0.54%) NUnit
6 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.54%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.54%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (6.99%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Automotive
3 4 (2.15%) Games
3 4 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 120 (64.52%) Developer
2 46 (24.73%) .NET Developer
3 43 (23.12%) C# Developer
4 38 (20.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 25 (13.44%) Senior Developer
7 24 (12.90%) Architect
8 21 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (11.29%) SharePoint Architect
8 21 (11.29%) Designer
8 21 (11.29%) SharePoint Designer
9 20 (10.75%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (10.75%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (9.14%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 16 (8.60%) Junior
11 16 (8.60%) SharePoint Developer
12 14 (7.53%) Junior Developer
13 12 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (5.91%) Analyst
15 9 (4.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (82.80%) .NET
2 109 (58.60%) HTML
3 94 (50.54%) CSS
4 72 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 66 (35.48%) HTML5
6 57 (30.65%) XML
7 41 (22.04%) jQuery
8 34 (18.28%) Web Services
9 31 (16.67%) XSLT
10 30 (16.13%) WCF
11 28 (15.05%) WPF
12 22 (11.83%) .NET Framework
13 21 (11.29%) LINQ
14 18 (9.68%) Silverlight
14 18 (9.68%) CSS3
15 14 (7.53%) Entity Framework
16 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (6.45%) AngularJS
18 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.69%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.15%) iPad
4 4 (2.15%) iPhone
5 3 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.20%) Windows
2 11 (5.91%) Windows 8
3 5 (2.69%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.42%) Scrum
3 40 (21.51%) MVC
4 38 (20.43%) Software Engineering
5 30 (16.13%) Project Management
6 22 (11.83%) Migration
6 22 (11.83%) CRM
7 21 (11.29%) Content Management
8 16 (8.60%) Web Development
9 13 (6.99%) TDD
10 11 (5.91%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.38%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.38%) Time Management
12 9 (4.84%) SDLC
13 8 (4.30%) Web Application Development
13 8 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.30%) Logistics
14 6 (3.23%) ERP
14 6 (3.23%) Analytics
14 6 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 121 (65.05%) C#
2 77 (41.40%) JavaScript
2 77 (41.40%) SQL
3 53 (28.49%) VB.NET
4 27 (14.52%) T-SQL
5 26 (13.98%) PowerShell
6 20 (10.75%) C++
7 17 (9.14%) VB
7 17 (9.14%) VB6
8 11 (5.91%) X++
9 6 (3.23%) Java
10 3 (1.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (24.19%) Degree
2 23 (12.37%) SC Cleared
2 23 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 18 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.84%) MCP
6 6 (3.23%) MCAD
6 6 (3.23%) MCSD
6 6 (3.23%) MCTS
7 4 (2.15%) ISEB
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.54%) MCPD
System Software
1 8 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Nagios
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.23%) Oracle
2 6 (3.23%) Apple
2 6 (3.23%) Google
3 5 (2.69%) Tableau
4 3 (1.61%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.61%) Altova
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
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