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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 81 49 97
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +48
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 64 87 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.63% 4.61% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.25% 27.10% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 36
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
371 321 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.25% 17.02% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 335 295 265
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,606 £65,000 £60,000
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 25 September 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 111 (91.74%) C#
2 110 (90.91%) .NET
3 89 (73.55%) JavaScript
3 89 (73.55%) ASP.NET
4 83 (68.60%) SQL
5 81 (66.94%) SQL Server
6 64 (52.89%) VB.NET
7 62 (51.24%) MVC
8 55 (45.45%) XML
9 51 (42.15%) jQuery
10 50 (41.32%) HTML
11 49 (40.50%) SDLC
12 38 (31.40%) Web Services
13 36 (29.75%) Oracle
14 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
16 29 (23.97%) CSS
16 29 (23.97%) Relational Database
16 29 (23.97%) .NET Framework
17 27 (22.31%) WCF
17 27 (22.31%) WPF
18 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
18 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (20.66%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
20 22 (18.18%) Scrum
21 20 (16.53%) PL/SQL
22 19 (15.70%) Web Development
22 19 (15.70%) REST

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 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.26%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) SSL
2 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (66.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (23.97%) Relational Database
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.31%) MariaDB
9 4 (3.31%) MySQL
10 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (14.05%) Subversion
3 16 (13.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.13%) NUnit
5 5 (4.13%) Selenium
5 5 (4.13%) Xcode
6 4 (3.31%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.48%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.65%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.83%) Moq
9 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (14.05%) Retail
2 16 (13.22%) Law
3 7 (5.79%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (83.47%) Developer
2 67 (55.37%) .NET Developer
3 52 (42.98%) C# Developer
4 49 (40.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (29.75%) Software Developer
6 34 (28.10%) SQL Developer
7 32 (26.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 29 (23.97%) C# Software Developer
9 22 (18.18%) Senior Developer
10 18 (14.88%) VB.NET Developer
11 17 (14.05%) .NET Applications Developer
11 17 (14.05%) Applications Developer
11 17 (14.05%) C# Application Developer
12 12 (9.92%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 12 (9.92%) Junior
12 12 (9.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (9.09%) Junior Developer
13 11 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
13 11 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
14 10 (8.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (90.91%) .NET
2 89 (73.55%) ASP.NET
3 55 (45.45%) XML
4 51 (42.15%) jQuery
5 50 (41.32%) HTML
6 38 (31.40%) Web Services
7 29 (23.97%) .NET Framework
7 29 (23.97%) CSS
8 27 (22.31%) WCF
8 27 (22.31%) WPF
9 19 (15.70%) REST
10 18 (14.88%) SOAP
11 15 (12.40%) JSON
12 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (9.92%) Entity Framework
14 12 (9.92%) LINQ
15 11 (9.09%) XSLT
16 6 (4.96%) MDX
17 5 (4.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) iPad
2 13 (10.74%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.26%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (4.96%) e-Learning
4 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.13%) User Experience
6 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.13%) Android
4 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) MVC
2 49 (40.50%) SDLC
3 32 (26.45%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.18%) Scrum
5 19 (15.70%) Web Development
6 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.57%) SOLID
7 14 (11.57%) Web Application Development
8 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.74%) Service Delivery
9 11 (9.09%) CRM
9 11 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (9.09%) SOA
10 10 (8.26%) Data Management
10 10 (8.26%) Data Protection
10 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.26%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (7.44%) Software Architecture
11 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 111 (91.74%) C#
2 89 (73.55%) JavaScript
3 83 (68.60%) SQL
4 64 (52.89%) VB.NET
5 20 (16.53%) PL/SQL
6 15 (12.40%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.26%) XPath
8 7 (5.79%) VB
9 6 (4.96%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.48%) Java
10 3 (2.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) ISEB
2 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (29.75%) Oracle
2 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) Telerik
3 3 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.65%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.83%) Altova
5 1 (0.83%) Apple
5 1 (0.83%) HP
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