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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.58% 4.98% 4.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.11% 27.12% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 17
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
93 118 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.22% 18.35% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 72
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +11 17 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Stafford +8 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Burton-upon-Trent -11 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Lichfield -3 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) WCF
3 30 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (72.50%) SQL
5 25 (62.50%) HTML
5 25 (62.50%) Windows
5 25 (62.50%) NUnit
5 25 (62.50%) .NET Framework
5 25 (62.50%) REST
6 24 (60.00%) SOA
6 24 (60.00%) T-SQL
7 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (57.50%) ReSharper
8 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 20 (50.00%) OOP
10 19 (47.50%) XML
10 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (45.00%) MVC
12 17 (42.50%) WinForms
12 17 (42.50%) N-Tier
12 17 (42.50%) DevExpress
12 17 (42.50%) HTML5
12 17 (42.50%) Entity Framework
12 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
12 17 (42.50%) Ajax
13 16 (40.00%) LINQ
13 16 (40.00%) Ninject
13 16 (40.00%) Dependency Injection

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) NUnit
2 23 (57.50%) ReSharper
3 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (40.00%) NSubstitute
5 9 (22.50%) Moq
5 9 (22.50%) Selenium
6 4 (10.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (7.50%) Games
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (77.50%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Software Developer
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
5 10 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (22.50%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (22.50%) SQL Developer
7 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (17.50%) .NET Programmer
8 7 (17.50%) Programmer
8 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (12.50%) Software Programmer
10 5 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (12.50%) VB.NET Programmer
10 5 (12.50%) WPF Developer
11 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
11 4 (10.00%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) WCF
3 30 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 25 (62.50%) HTML
4 25 (62.50%) REST
5 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (47.50%) XML
7 17 (42.50%) Ajax
7 17 (42.50%) Entity Framework
7 17 (42.50%) HTML5
7 17 (42.50%) WinForms
8 16 (40.00%) ADO.NET
8 16 (40.00%) LINQ
8 16 (40.00%) Ninject
8 16 (40.00%) XSD
9 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (20.00%) jQuery
10 6 (15.00%) WPF
11 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) N-Tier
2 16 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) SOA
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (50.00%) OOP
4 18 (45.00%) MVC
5 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
6 16 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (40.00%) Migration
6 16 (40.00%) OOD
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) TDD
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) Web Development
11 2 (5.00%) CRM
11 2 (5.00%) OO
11 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
12 1 (2.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (72.50%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 16 (40.00%) XAML
5 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
6 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.50%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) F#
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSD
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) DevExpress
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
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