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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 56 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 14 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.33% 1.35% 7.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.73% 11.11% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 39
Average salary £39,750 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
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
102 63 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.00% 12.12% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 95 49 59
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 30 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Coventry

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (41.67%) CSS
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 14 (38.89%) XML
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (27.78%) Ajax
7 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
10 7 (19.44%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 6 (16.67%) Physics
11 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 6 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (16.67%) Games
11 6 (16.67%) PhD
11 6 (16.67%) UML
11 6 (16.67%) OOD
11 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
11 6 (16.67%) Automotive

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.33%) OpenEdge
3 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Line 500
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (16.67%) Games
1 6 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 6 (16.67%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Advertising
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Applications Support
4 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Research Scientist
5 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
5 5 (13.89%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Progress Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Team Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) CSS
2 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) XML
3 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) Ajax
5 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) WCF
7 4 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) CAML
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.78%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) CSS3
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.78%) Middleware
9 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 6 (16.67%) Physics
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) UML
2 6 (16.67%) OOD
3 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Test Management
3 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
4 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Content Management
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) VB
5 4 (11.11%) XAML
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Progress 4GL
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) PhD
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Progress
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) webMethods
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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