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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.80% 6.77% 7.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 43.33% 31.43% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
30 70 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.07% 21.54% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 16
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 September 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 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (80.00%) C#
3 25 (71.43%) .NET
4 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
5 21 (60.00%) HTML
6 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 19 (54.29%) CSS
7 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
9 15 (42.86%) Degree
10 14 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
11 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
11 13 (37.14%) SQL
12 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
12 8 (22.86%) CRM
12 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
13 7 (20.00%) SaaS
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (20.00%) Silverlight
14 6 (17.14%) HTML5
14 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
14 6 (17.14%) XML
15 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
15 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (37.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C# Developer
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) CSS
4 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 6 (17.14%) HTML5
6 6 (17.14%) XML
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) MDX
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
9 2 (5.71%) JSON
9 2 (5.71%) WCF
9 2 (5.71%) WF
10 1 (2.86%) D3.js
10 1 (2.86%) ODBC
10 1 (2.86%) WinForms
10 1 (2.86%) SOAP
10 1 (2.86%) Web Services
10 1 (2.86%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) CRM
2 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Time Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) EAI
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.86%) MVC
9 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C#
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Business Objects