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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 20 6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford - 1.79% 15.38%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.55% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
17 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 23.94% 39.29% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 7
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Moq
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) DOM
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft