The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Stafford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 18 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 2.17% 14.81% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
21 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 45.65% 29.63% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 3
Average salary £24,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Visual Studio
Staffordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Dojo
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree