The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 15 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 13.04% 4.55% 4.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 66.67% 15.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Visual Studio
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Development Applications Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 19.57% 30.30% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Stafford region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Stafford

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Stafford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) NUnit
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) Moq
3 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) OOP
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) CruiseControl
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Android
6 2 (28.57%) F#
6 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (28.57%) HTML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Moq
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
3 3 (42.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) F#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft