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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 1.67% 9.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £41,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
10 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 16.67% 18.75% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 September 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft