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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 12 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.02% 1.94% 6.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.60% 13.64% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 41
Median salary £42,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
89 88 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.81% 14.22% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 87 86 133
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -10 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -12 6 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Stafford - 3 £31,500 - 2
Lichfield -6 2 £38,000 +8.57%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 46 (97.87%) C#
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET
3 35 (74.47%) WCF
4 31 (65.96%) HTML
5 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (59.57%) SQL
7 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (55.32%) NUnit
9 25 (53.19%) .NET Framework
9 25 (53.19%) XML
9 25 (53.19%) SOA
9 25 (53.19%) REST
10 24 (51.06%) Windows
10 24 (51.06%) ReSharper
10 24 (51.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (48.94%) T-SQL
12 21 (44.68%) OOP
12 21 (44.68%) HTML5
13 20 (42.55%) Entity Framework
13 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
13 20 (42.55%) MVC
14 19 (40.43%) WinForms
14 19 (40.43%) Migration
15 18 (38.30%) OOD
15 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
15 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
16 17 (36.17%) LINQ
16 17 (36.17%) DevExpress
16 17 (36.17%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) NUnit
2 24 (51.06%) ReSharper
2 24 (51.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (36.17%) NSubstitute
4 10 (21.28%) Moq
5 9 (19.15%) Selenium
6 4 (8.51%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.77%) Games
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (63.83%) .NET Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Software Developer
4 12 (25.53%) C# Developer
5 10 (21.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (14.89%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
9 5 (10.64%) Programmer
10 4 (8.51%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
10 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (6.38%) C# Programmer
11 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (6.38%) Software Programmer
11 3 (6.38%) SQL Programmer
11 3 (6.38%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 36 (76.60%) ASP.NET
3 35 (74.47%) WCF
4 31 (65.96%) HTML
5 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (53.19%) .NET Framework
6 25 (53.19%) REST
6 25 (53.19%) XML
7 21 (44.68%) HTML5
8 20 (42.55%) Entity Framework
9 19 (40.43%) WinForms
10 17 (36.17%) ADO.NET
10 17 (36.17%) Ajax
10 17 (36.17%) LINQ
10 17 (36.17%) Ninject
10 17 (36.17%) XSD
11 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (21.28%) jQuery
12 7 (14.89%) CSS
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Inversion of Control
1 17 (36.17%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Android
3 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) SOA
3 21 (44.68%) OOP
4 20 (42.55%) MVC
5 19 (40.43%) Migration
6 18 (38.30%) OOD
6 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
7 17 (36.17%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (17.02%) CRM
8 8 (17.02%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Web Development
10 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.51%) TDD
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (4.26%) Android Development
12 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
12 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
12 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) T-SQL
4 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.17%) XAML
6 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.51%) F#
8 3 (6.38%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) VB
9 2 (4.26%) C++
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 2 (4.26%) Ruby
10 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) MCSD
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) DevExpress
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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