The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 24 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.75% 4.99% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 44.95% 44.93% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
109 69 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.25% 11.11% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 99 62 88
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +17 14 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 8 £45,000 -
Cannock +5 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Lichfield -8 4 £29,250 -41.50% 2
Stafford -12 2 £30,750 +18.26%
Tamworth - 1 £32,500 -
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 79 (79.00%) .NET
2 74 (74.00%) C#
3 64 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 60 (60.00%) SQL
5 54 (54.00%) SQL Server
6 49 (49.00%) VB.NET
7 34 (34.00%) .NET Framework
7 34 (34.00%) WPF
8 31 (31.00%) XML
9 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 27 (27.00%) Windows
10 27 (27.00%) WCF
11 24 (24.00%) CRM
12 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
12 22 (22.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 21 (21.00%) VB
13 21 (21.00%) WinForms
14 20 (20.00%) HTML
14 20 (20.00%) LINQ
14 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
15 19 (19.00%) C++
15 19 (19.00%) Degree
15 19 (19.00%) VB6
16 17 (17.00%) MS Office
17 16 (16.00%) Workflow
17 16 (16.00%) Web Services
17 16 (16.00%) WF
17 16 (16.00%) SharePoint Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (7.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Office
2 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (10.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.00%) Big Data
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.00%) DTS
8 1 (1.00%) MS Access
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (9.00%) NetAdvantage
2 9 (9.00%) LLBLGen Pro
3 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.00%) MSTest
5 3 (3.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.00%) Selenium
6 1 (1.00%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (73.00%) Developer
2 40 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 15 (15.00%) Test Analyst
7 13 (13.00%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.00%) C# Developer
9 9 (9.00%) Lead Developer
9 9 (9.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (8.00%) Programmer
10 8 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (8.00%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (8.00%) C# Programmer
10 8 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (7.00%) Software Programmer
11 7 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (79.00%) .NET
2 64 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (34.00%) .NET Framework
3 34 (34.00%) WPF
4 31 (31.00%) XML
5 27 (27.00%) WCF
6 21 (21.00%) WinForms
7 20 (20.00%) LINQ
7 20 (20.00%) HTML
8 16 (16.00%) Web Services
8 16 (16.00%) WF
9 15 (15.00%) jQuery
10 10 (10.00%) CSS
11 9 (9.00%) Silverlight
11 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (7.00%) XSL
13 5 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (4.00%) Ajax
15 3 (3.00%) SOAP
15 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) CRM
2 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (16.00%) Workflow
5 14 (14.00%) MVC
6 10 (10.00%) OOP
6 10 (10.00%) OO
7 9 (9.00%) SOA
7 9 (9.00%) ITIL
8 8 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.00%) TDD
9 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.00%) Service Management
10 4 (4.00%) Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (74.00%) C#
2 60 (60.00%) SQL
3 49 (49.00%) VB.NET
4 28 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (21.00%) VB
6 19 (19.00%) C++
6 19 (19.00%) VB6
7 10 (10.00%) VBA
8 8 (8.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) Java
11 1 (1.00%) Python
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 12 (12.00%) ISEB
2 12 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (6.00%) MCSD
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Sage
3 9 (9.00%) Infragistics
4 3 (3.00%) Nintex
5 1 (1.00%) Perforce
5 1 (1.00%) Telerik
5 1 (1.00%) Remedy
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
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