The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 9.02% 6.53% 2.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 55.00% 51.35% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 5
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Solihull region.

Development Applications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.39% 12.71% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £29,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Solihull

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Solihull

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 36 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (94.44%) .NET
3 31 (86.11%) ASP.NET
4 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
5 27 (75.00%) HTML
6 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
7 23 (63.89%) CSS
8 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
9 19 (52.78%) MVC
10 18 (50.00%) SQL
11 15 (41.67%) Degree
12 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
13 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
14 11 (30.56%) SDLC
15 10 (27.78%) jQuery
16 9 (25.00%) WPF
16 9 (25.00%) Silverlight
16 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
17 8 (22.22%) MySQL
17 8 (22.22%) OOP
17 8 (22.22%) LINQ
17 8 (22.22%) WCF
18 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
18 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
18 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
18 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
19 6 (16.67%) Mobile App

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 22 (61.11%) C# Developer
3 18 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (36.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Junior
7 6 (16.67%) Graduate
7 6 (16.67%) Junior Developer
7 6 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Graduate C# Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
10 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
10 3 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) ASP.NET
3 27 (75.00%) HTML
4 23 (63.89%) CSS
5 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.78%) jQuery
7 9 (25.00%) WPF
7 9 (25.00%) Silverlight
8 8 (22.22%) LINQ
8 8 (22.22%) WCF
9 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
9 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
10 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
10 6 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (13.89%) Sass
11 5 (13.89%) LESS
11 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (11.11%) HTML5
13 1 (2.78%) REST
13 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
3 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) MVC
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) SDLC
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.22%) OOP
6 5 (13.89%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) Time Management
6 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Line Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) Coaching
8 1 (2.78%) EAI
8 1 (2.78%) Workflow
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
5 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft