The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 42 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.32% 3.62% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 31.34% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 52
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
168 201 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.26% 11.56% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 182 172
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 93 (87.74%) .NET
2 77 (72.64%) C#
3 59 (55.66%) ASP.NET
4 55 (51.89%) SQL Server
5 53 (50.00%) SQL
6 49 (46.23%) Microsoft
7 29 (27.36%) .NET Framework
8 28 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (25.47%) WinForms
10 25 (23.58%) SharePoint
10 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
11 24 (22.64%) T-SQL
12 23 (21.70%) HTML
12 23 (21.70%) Windows
13 22 (20.75%) CSS
14 20 (18.87%) MVC
15 19 (17.92%) Web Services
16 18 (16.98%) jQuery
16 18 (16.98%) VB.NET
17 17 (16.04%) WCF
18 15 (14.15%) Subversion
18 15 (14.15%) Software Engineering
19 14 (13.21%) Finance
20 13 (12.26%) Web Development
20 13 (12.26%) Degree
20 13 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
21 12 (11.32%) iPhone
21 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
21 12 (11.32%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (23.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (8.49%) IIS
4 8 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.94%) Apache
7 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.94%) nginx
7 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
1 3 (2.83%) VPN
1 3 (2.83%) LAN
1 3 (2.83%) WAN
1 3 (2.83%) SAN
1 3 (2.83%) NAS
2 1 (0.94%) DHCP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.43%) MS Access
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) DTS
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Subversion
2 13 (12.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.60%) SpecFlow
3 7 (6.60%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.60%) Selenium
4 3 (2.83%) NUnit
4 3 (2.83%) Toad
5 2 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.66%) Law
5 5 (4.72%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (65.09%) Developer
2 41 (38.68%) C# Developer
3 28 (26.42%) .NET Developer
4 21 (19.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (17.92%) Software Developer
5 19 (17.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.38%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (10.38%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (9.43%) Support Engineer
8 10 (9.43%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Support
10 7 (6.60%) Applications Support Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) QA Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (87.74%) .NET
2 59 (55.66%) ASP.NET
3 29 (27.36%) .NET Framework
4 27 (25.47%) WinForms
5 23 (21.70%) HTML
6 22 (20.75%) CSS
7 19 (17.92%) Web Services
8 18 (16.98%) jQuery
9 17 (16.04%) WCF
10 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (11.32%) LINQ
11 12 (11.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (7.55%) Cocoa
13 7 (6.60%) SOAP
13 7 (6.60%) Gherkin
14 6 (5.66%) XML
14 6 (5.66%) OpenGL
14 6 (5.66%) DirectX
15 5 (4.72%) NHibernate
15 5 (4.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) iPhone
2 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.55%) Replication
4 5 (4.72%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.94%) Blog
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Android
2 4 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) MVC
2 15 (14.15%) Software Engineering
3 13 (12.26%) Web Development
4 12 (11.32%) Scrum
5 11 (10.38%) CRM
5 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
6 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.49%) TDD
8 8 (7.55%) Performance Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.55%) Investment Management
8 8 (7.55%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.60%) ERP
9 7 (6.60%) User Stories
9 7 (6.60%) Manual Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Usability Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Security Testing
10 6 (5.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (72.64%) C#
2 53 (50.00%) SQL
3 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.64%) T-SQL
5 18 (16.98%) VB.NET
6 12 (11.32%) Objective-C
7 9 (8.49%) VBA
8 6 (5.66%) Java
8 6 (5.66%) C++
8 6 (5.66%) VB
9 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.83%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.83%) IAG
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.83%) VMware
4 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Telerik
5 1 (0.94%) Thunderhead
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