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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 17 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 7.50% 1.32% 5.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.86% 5.00% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
7 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 17.50% 26.32% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 20
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

The demand trend of job ads across the Stafford region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Stafford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stafford region with a requirement for 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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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