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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.32% 5.98% 10.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.67% 30.51% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
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
24 59 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 7.97% 19.60% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 18
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 20 (71.43%) .NET
4 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
5 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
6 15 (53.57%) HTML
7 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 13 (46.43%) CSS
9 12 (42.86%) Degree
10 11 (39.29%) SQL
11 10 (35.71%) CRM
12 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
13 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (25.00%) XML
14 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
15 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
15 6 (21.43%) HTML5
16 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
16 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
17 4 (14.29%) SaaS
17 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (14.29%) jQuery
17 4 (14.29%) Web Development
18 3 (10.71%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Designer
8 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) WCF
8 3 (10.71%) WF
9 2 (7.14%) MDX
9 2 (7.14%) Ajax
10 1 (3.57%) JSON
10 1 (3.57%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) CRM
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) EAI
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft