The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 49 10
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.74% 0.82% 22.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 54.29% 5.26% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 19
Average salary £41,250 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
35 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.41% 15.57% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 21
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Solihull

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) HTML
5 15 (55.56%) Degree
6 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
6 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
7 11 (40.74%) CSS
7 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
8 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 8 (29.63%) Time Management
10 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (25.93%) CRM
11 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (25.93%) MDX
12 6 (22.22%) SaaS
12 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
12 6 (22.22%) XML
13 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (48.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP
4 3 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.93%) MDX
5 6 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
6 3 (11.11%) WPF
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) ADO
7 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
7 2 (7.41%) ODBC
7 2 (7.41%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) WinForms
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 8 (29.63%) Time Management
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) CRM
5 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.70%) TDD
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle