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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 31 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 50 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 6.55% 0.57% 2.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.17% 7.32% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 3 17
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Coventry region.

Development Applications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 41 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.17% 7.74% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 119 39 68
Average salary £46,250 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.11% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £46,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 27 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Coventry

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (91.04%) .NET
2 53 (79.10%) Microsoft
3 47 (70.15%) Windows
3 47 (70.15%) User Experience
4 44 (65.67%) Oracle
4 44 (65.67%) Java
5 41 (61.19%) JBoss
5 41 (61.19%) Cisco
5 41 (61.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (32.84%) C#
7 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
8 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
9 16 (23.88%) CSS
9 16 (23.88%) XML
10 13 (19.40%) HTML
10 13 (19.40%) jQuery
11 11 (16.42%) C++
11 11 (16.42%) SQL
12 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
12 10 (14.93%) Degree
12 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
12 10 (14.93%) Ajax
13 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (10.45%) Web Development
14 7 (10.45%) Middleware
14 7 (10.45%) Project Management
14 7 (10.45%) MVC
14 7 (10.45%) IIS
14 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
14 7 (10.45%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 41 (61.19%) JBoss
2 7 (10.45%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Google Analytics
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (61.19%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) SSL
2 6 (8.96%) HTTP
3 4 (5.97%) LAN
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 6 (8.96%) SQLite
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
1 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.96%) Back Office
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Technical Designer
1 30 (44.78%) Designer
2 18 (26.87%) Junior
2 18 (26.87%) Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Architect
4 12 (17.91%) Junior Architect
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Designer
5 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (7.46%) Software Programmer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Programmer
8 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Technical Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (91.04%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) CSS
2 16 (23.88%) XML
3 13 (19.40%) jQuery
3 13 (19.40%) HTML
4 10 (14.93%) Ajax
4 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.45%) Middleware
5 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (8.96%) XHTML
6 6 (8.96%) Web Services
6 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.96%) JSON
6 6 (8.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (8.96%) POCO
7 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.99%) CSS3
8 2 (2.99%) HTML5
8 2 (2.99%) WCF
8 2 (2.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (70.15%) User Experience
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.96%) W3C
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.97%) Physics
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 47 (70.15%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.45%) Web Development
2 7 (10.45%) Project Management
2 7 (10.45%) MVC
3 6 (8.96%) SEO
3 6 (8.96%) OO
3 6 (8.96%) Multithreading
3 6 (8.96%) Pay per click
3 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.96%) Change Control
3 6 (8.96%) Analytics
4 5 (7.46%) OO PHP
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) Scrum
5 2 (2.99%) CRM
5 2 (2.99%) OOP
5 2 (2.99%) Image Processing
5 2 (2.99%) Android Development
5 2 (2.99%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (1.49%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 19 (28.36%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.42%) C++
4 11 (16.42%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.96%) VB
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
6 6 (8.96%) VC++
7 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.97%) Python
9 3 (4.48%) PHP5
10 2 (2.99%) XAML
11 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 53 (79.10%) Microsoft
2 44 (65.67%) Oracle
3 41 (61.19%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) Google
5 5 (7.46%) Twitter
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) VMware