The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.61% - 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.32% 6.67% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 14
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft