The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.79% 3.45% 17.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 45.45% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.93% 7.59% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 43
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Shropshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik
2 1 (25.00%) Typemock