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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.95% 2.20% 3.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.30% 21.21% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
53 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.03% 10.38% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 10
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Solihull

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 26 (81.25%) C#
2 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 23 (71.88%) ASP.NET
4 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 19 (59.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (53.13%) CSS
6 17 (53.13%) HTML
6 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
7 16 (50.00%) jQuery
8 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
8 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (34.38%) MVC
10 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
10 11 (34.38%) Entity Framework
10 11 (34.38%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (28.13%) WCF
11 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
12 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.00%) SOAP
12 8 (25.00%) Web Services
12 8 (25.00%) Degree
12 8 (25.00%) Ajax
12 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (18.75%) OOP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
3 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Development Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) ASP.NET
3 17 (53.13%) CSS
3 17 (53.13%) HTML
4 16 (50.00%) jQuery
5 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
6 11 (34.38%) Entity Framework
6 11 (34.38%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (28.13%) WCF
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (25.00%) SOAP
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) iBATIS
9 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (9.38%) MDX
10 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (9.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) MVC
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) OOP
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) Time Management
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 5 (15.63%) Line Management
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) SQL
2 26 (81.25%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Meridio
2 4 (12.50%) Sun
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle