The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.84% 5.62% 6.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.86% 28.32% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 57 59
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,741 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
Nottinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
168 226 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.89% 19.86% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135 191 173
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 60 (85.71%) C#
2 58 (82.86%) .NET
3 56 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 46 (65.71%) SQL
5 36 (51.43%) .NET Framework
6 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
7 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
8 29 (41.43%) WCF
8 29 (41.43%) WPF
9 27 (38.57%) XML
9 27 (38.57%) OO
10 25 (35.71%) T-SQL
11 24 (34.29%) Windows
11 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (32.86%) CSS
12 23 (32.86%) MVC
12 23 (32.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (30.00%) HTML
13 21 (30.00%) jQuery
14 19 (27.14%) Web Services
14 19 (27.14%) Silverlight
15 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
15 16 (22.86%) VB.NET
15 16 (22.86%) TDD
15 16 (22.86%) REST
16 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (20.00%) XSD
17 14 (20.00%) XSLT
17 14 (20.00%) Workflow
17 14 (20.00%) WinForms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 9 (12.86%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) MS Access
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.86%) Subversion
3 8 (11.43%) TestComplete
3 8 (11.43%) MSBuild
3 8 (11.43%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) WatiN
4 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Developer
2 37 (52.86%) .NET Developer
3 16 (22.86%) C# Developer
4 15 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 15 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 15 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 15 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (11.43%) VB6 Developer
6 8 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) VB Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.29%) DBA
8 3 (4.29%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Server Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 36 (51.43%) .NET Framework
3 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
4 29 (41.43%) WCF
4 29 (41.43%) WPF
5 27 (38.57%) XML
6 23 (32.86%) CSS
7 21 (30.00%) HTML
7 21 (30.00%) jQuery
8 19 (27.14%) Silverlight
8 19 (27.14%) Web Services
9 16 (22.86%) REST
10 14 (20.00%) WF
10 14 (20.00%) XSLT
10 14 (20.00%) XSD
10 14 (20.00%) WinForms
10 14 (20.00%) .NET Remoting
11 13 (18.57%) Ajax
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.86%) Informatics
3 5 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Open Source
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) OO
2 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.86%) MVC
4 16 (22.86%) TDD
5 14 (20.00%) System Testing
5 14 (20.00%) Workflow
5 14 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.43%) OOP
8 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.29%) ERP
10 3 (4.29%) Migration
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) ETL
10 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.86%) Web Development
11 2 (2.86%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) C#
2 46 (65.71%) SQL
3 25 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) VB.NET
5 14 (20.00%) XPath
6 9 (12.86%) VB
7 8 (11.43%) VB6
8 5 (7.14%) XAML
9 3 (4.29%) C++
9 3 (4.29%) Java
10 2 (2.86%) C
10 2 (2.86%) VBScript
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) MCSD
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Epicor
2 2 (2.86%) VMware
2 2 (2.86%) Tableau
2 2 (2.86%) Twitter
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Telerik
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Perforce
3 1 (1.43%) HP