The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.28% 3.63% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 25.84% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 12
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -4.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £36,800 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Coventry region.

Development Applications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
133 89 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.93% 14.06% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 113 78 37
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Coventry region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Coventry

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Coventry

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 58 (81.69%) .NET
3 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
3 48 (67.61%) User Experience
4 43 (60.56%) Oracle
4 43 (60.56%) Java
5 42 (59.15%) JBoss
5 42 (59.15%) Cisco
5 42 (59.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (36.62%) C#
7 25 (35.21%) SQL
8 20 (28.17%) Degree
9 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
11 14 (19.72%) C++
11 14 (19.72%) Linux
11 14 (19.72%) Scrum
11 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.31%) Mathematics
12 13 (18.31%) Physics
12 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
12 13 (18.31%) Electronics
12 13 (18.31%) Python
12 13 (18.31%) PhD
12 13 (18.31%) HTML
12 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
13 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
13 11 (15.49%) Pattern Recognition
13 11 (15.49%) Image Processing
14 10 (14.08%) Artificial Intelligence

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 42 (59.15%) JBoss
2 10 (14.08%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (59.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (8.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (18.31%) Electronics
2 6 (8.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Technical Designer
1 25 (35.21%) Designer
2 20 (28.17%) Architect
2 20 (28.17%) Junior
3 14 (19.72%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Junior Architect
4 13 (18.31%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Junior Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Designer
5 7 (9.86%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Designer
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) HTML
3 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.68%) CSS
5 8 (11.27%) jQuery
5 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (9.86%) XML
6 7 (9.86%) XHTML
7 6 (8.45%) Web Services
8 5 (7.04%) Middleware
9 4 (5.63%) HTML5
10 2 (2.82%) WPF
10 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.41%) WCF
11 1 (1.41%) CSS3
11 1 (1.41%) Ext JS
11 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.41%) WinForms
11 1 (1.41%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 48 (67.61%) User Experience
2 13 (18.31%) Mathematics
2 13 (18.31%) Physics
2 13 (18.31%) Computer Science
3 10 (14.08%) Artificial Intelligence
4 6 (8.45%) W3C
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.72%) Scrum
3 11 (15.49%) Pattern Recognition
3 11 (15.49%) Image Processing
4 9 (12.68%) MVC
5 6 (8.45%) SEO
5 6 (8.45%) Pay per click
5 6 (8.45%) Web Development
5 6 (8.45%) Change Control
5 6 (8.45%) Analytics
6 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL
7 2 (2.82%) CRM
7 2 (2.82%) Time Management
7 2 (2.82%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.82%) Mobile Development
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.82%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) C#
3 25 (35.21%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) C++
5 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.31%) Python
6 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.27%) VB
8 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Degree
2 13 (18.31%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (60.56%) Oracle
3 42 (59.15%) Cisco
4 6 (8.45%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.41%) VMware