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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 82 46 80
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 67 100 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.72% 5.44% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.76% 32.89% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 83 35
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
339 304 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.78% 16.55% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 295 259 148
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 103 (78.03%) SQL Server
2 85 (64.39%) SQL
3 81 (61.36%) .NET
4 79 (59.85%) C#
5 73 (55.30%) Microsoft
6 62 (46.97%) ASP.NET
7 60 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (38.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (35.61%) MVC
10 45 (34.09%) T-SQL
10 45 (34.09%) MS Excel
11 43 (32.58%) Web Services
12 41 (31.06%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (29.55%) XML
13 39 (29.55%) Oracle
13 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
15 36 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 36 (27.27%) WCF
16 33 (25.00%) CSS
17 32 (24.24%) HTML
17 32 (24.24%) jQuery
18 31 (23.48%) Scrum
19 30 (22.73%) Web Development
20 29 (21.97%) .NET Framework
20 29 (21.97%) Subversion
21 28 (21.21%) SOAP
22 26 (19.70%) Relational Database
22 26 (19.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 25 (18.94%) MDX

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 24 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (14.39%) IIS
3 17 (12.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Kentico
5 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.03%) SSL
3 2 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (78.03%) SQL Server
2 51 (38.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (19.70%) Relational Database
4 26 (19.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (14.39%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (4.55%) Data Mart
10 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.55%) OLAP
10 6 (4.55%) Power BI
10 6 (4.55%) ProClarity
10 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (4.55%) Star Schema
11 5 (3.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (21.97%) Subversion
3 19 (14.39%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.30%) Selenium
4 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.52%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Local Government
3 7 (5.30%) Automotive
4 6 (4.55%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Games
6 3 (2.27%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (71.97%) Developer
2 37 (28.03%) .NET Developer
3 29 (21.97%) C# Developer
4 28 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (18.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 24 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
7 23 (17.42%) Analyst
7 23 (17.42%) SSIS Developer
8 19 (14.39%) SQL Developer
9 16 (12.12%) Software Developer
10 15 (11.36%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (11.36%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (11.36%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (10.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (9.85%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Developer
13 12 (9.09%) Senior Developer
14 10 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
14 10 (7.58%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (61.36%) .NET
2 62 (46.97%) ASP.NET
3 43 (32.58%) Web Services
4 39 (29.55%) XML
5 36 (27.27%) WCF
6 33 (25.00%) CSS
7 32 (24.24%) HTML
7 32 (24.24%) jQuery
8 29 (21.97%) .NET Framework
9 28 (21.21%) SOAP
10 25 (18.94%) MDX
11 21 (15.91%) REST
12 19 (14.39%) XSLT
13 17 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (12.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (12.88%) Entity Framework
14 14 (10.61%) HTML5
15 13 (9.85%) CSS3
16 12 (9.09%) LINQ
17 11 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.55%) e-Learning
2 6 (4.55%) iPad
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.52%) Clustering
4 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.82%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.27%) Android
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) MVC
2 41 (31.06%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (23.48%) Scrum
5 30 (22.73%) Web Development
6 25 (18.94%) Data Modelling
7 19 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (14.39%) Mobile Application Development
7 19 (14.39%) Time Management
8 18 (13.64%) SOA
9 17 (12.88%) SOLID
10 15 (11.36%) Data Management
10 15 (11.36%) ETL
11 13 (9.85%) SDLC
11 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
12 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.58%) BDD
13 10 (7.58%) Business Activity Monitoring
14 9 (6.82%) Automated Testing
15 8 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (64.39%) SQL
2 79 (59.85%) C#
3 45 (34.09%) T-SQL
4 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.94%) VB.NET
6 17 (12.88%) XPath
7 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.06%) C++
8 8 (6.06%) VB
9 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.27%) C
10 3 (2.27%) Java
11 2 (1.52%) PHP
11 2 (1.52%) Ruby
12 1 (0.76%) F#
12 1 (0.76%) Python
12 1 (0.76%) VBA
12 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) ISEB
1 8 (6.06%) ISTQB
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.30%) MCAD
2 7 (5.30%) MCP
2 7 (5.30%) MCSD
2 7 (5.30%) MCTS
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (55.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.55%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) Tableau
4 2 (1.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
5 1 (0.76%) Altova
5 1 (0.76%) IDERA
5 1 (0.76%) RedGate
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.76%) Telerik
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