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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.36% 7.27% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.61% 52.63% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 2
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £29,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
49 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.50% 13.82% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 31
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Solihull

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) C#
3 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
7 9 (40.91%) Degree
8 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
9 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
10 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (27.27%) jQuery
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 5 (22.73%) CSS
12 4 (18.18%) VBA
12 4 (18.18%) Project Management
12 4 (18.18%) CRM
12 4 (18.18%) HTML5
13 3 (13.64%) Time Management
13 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
13 3 (13.64%) Line Management
13 3 (13.64%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) IIS
13 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
13 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
13 3 (13.64%) XML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Junior
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Architect
8 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) XSLT
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) EAI
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
5 4 (18.18%) VBA
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Progress
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle