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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 33 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 51 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.02% 3.12% 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 38.35% 37.04% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 20 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,600 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
133 54 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.29% 8.41% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 52 64
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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 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 September 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 September 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 +13 18 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Cannock - 12 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 10 £40,000 - 2
Lichfield -5 2 £36,250 -23.68%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 81 (83.51%) .NET
2 72 (74.23%) C#
3 60 (61.86%) ASP.NET
4 52 (53.61%) SQL
5 47 (48.45%) SQL Server
6 41 (42.27%) VB.NET
6 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
7 35 (36.08%) HTML
8 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
9 28 (28.87%) CSS
9 28 (28.87%) .NET Framework
10 27 (27.84%) WPF
11 26 (26.80%) WCF
11 26 (26.80%) jQuery
12 24 (24.74%) Windows
13 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (22.68%) XML
15 21 (21.65%) Degree
16 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.56%) C++
17 18 (18.56%) VB
17 18 (18.56%) Web Services
18 17 (17.53%) CRM
18 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (16.49%) WinForms
19 16 (16.49%) Ajax
20 15 (15.46%) SharePoint
21 14 (14.43%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (15.46%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.40%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) Drupal
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Office
2 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (6.19%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (11.34%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.12%) QlikView
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.12%) OLAP
7 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
7 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.03%) DTS
9 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
4 2 (2.06%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.06%) Selenium
4 2 (2.06%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.03%) Moq
5 1 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (8.25%) Electronics
2 4 (4.12%) Billing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (78.35%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.74%) Software Developer
4 16 (16.49%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.43%) Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.34%) VB.NET Developer
7 11 (11.34%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.34%) C# Developer
8 10 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (9.28%) Test Analyst
10 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (8.25%) Programmer
10 8 (8.25%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (8.25%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (8.25%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (8.25%) C# Programmer
10 8 (8.25%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (83.51%) .NET
2 60 (61.86%) ASP.NET
3 35 (36.08%) HTML
4 28 (28.87%) CSS
4 28 (28.87%) .NET Framework
5 27 (27.84%) WPF
6 26 (26.80%) WCF
6 26 (26.80%) jQuery
7 23 (23.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 22 (22.68%) XML
9 18 (18.56%) Web Services
10 16 (16.49%) WinForms
10 16 (16.49%) Ajax
11 11 (11.34%) Software Packaging
11 11 (11.34%) HTML5
11 11 (11.34%) CSS3
12 10 (10.31%) LINQ
12 10 (10.31%) XSL
13 9 (9.28%) WF
14 4 (4.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Android
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
3 17 (17.53%) CRM
4 12 (12.37%) OO
4 12 (12.37%) Web Development
5 11 (11.34%) Migration
5 11 (11.34%) MVC
5 11 (11.34%) TDD
5 11 (11.34%) ITIL
5 11 (11.34%) OOP
6 10 (10.31%) SOA
7 9 (9.28%) Workflow
8 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.22%) Service Management
10 4 (4.12%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Multidimensional Analysis
10 4 (4.12%) ETL
10 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (74.23%) C#
2 52 (53.61%) SQL
3 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
3 41 (42.27%) VB.NET
4 18 (18.56%) C++
4 18 (18.56%) VB
5 13 (13.40%) VB6
6 8 (8.25%) C
7 6 (6.19%) VBA
8 3 (3.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) Java
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (9.28%) MCSD
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.12%) ISEB
3 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Apple
2 6 (6.19%) Sage
3 4 (4.12%) Logi Analytics
4 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.06%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.06%) Perforce
5 1 (1.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 7 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago