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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.10% 5.57% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.44% 36.59% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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 82 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.93% 15.21% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 97 67 54
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 +3 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Stafford -4 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Tamworth -19 3 £40,000 +13.47%
Lichfield -10 2 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +9 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 72 (96.00%) .NET
2 61 (81.33%) ASP.NET
3 58 (77.33%) C#
4 53 (70.67%) SQL
5 52 (69.33%) SQL Server
6 39 (52.00%) VB.NET
7 34 (45.33%) XML
8 32 (42.67%) .NET Framework
9 30 (40.00%) WCF
10 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
11 23 (30.67%) Finance
12 22 (29.33%) Web Services
12 22 (29.33%) WPF
13 21 (28.00%) VB
13 21 (28.00%) VB6
13 21 (28.00%) jQuery
14 20 (26.67%) HTML
15 19 (25.33%) LINQ
16 17 (22.67%) OO
17 16 (21.33%) Windows
18 15 (20.00%) OOP
18 15 (20.00%) MVC
18 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (17.33%) CSS
19 13 (17.33%) SOA
19 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
19 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2012
20 12 (16.00%) Entity Framework
21 11 (14.67%) T-SQL

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (9.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (69.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.00%) Big Data
7 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) ReSharper
2 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (8.00%) NetAdvantage
3 6 (8.00%) LLBLGen Pro
4 3 (4.00%) MSTest
5 2 (2.67%) Moq
5 2 (2.67%) NUnit
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (89.33%) Developer
2 35 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 14 (18.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (16.00%) Lead Developer
8 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 10 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Programmer
11 3 (4.00%) VB Developer
11 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (96.00%) .NET
2 61 (81.33%) ASP.NET
3 34 (45.33%) XML
4 32 (42.67%) .NET Framework
5 30 (40.00%) WCF
6 22 (29.33%) WPF
6 22 (29.33%) Web Services
7 21 (28.00%) jQuery
8 20 (26.67%) HTML
9 19 (25.33%) LINQ
10 13 (17.33%) CSS
11 12 (16.00%) Entity Framework
12 11 (14.67%) SOAP
13 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (12.00%) ADO.NET
14 9 (12.00%) WinForms
15 6 (8.00%) XSL
15 6 (8.00%) WF
15 6 (8.00%) Silverlight
15 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) OO
2 15 (20.00%) MVC
2 15 (20.00%) OOP
2 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) SOA
4 11 (14.67%) CRM
5 8 (10.67%) Migration
6 6 (8.00%) Workflow
6 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.00%) Web Development
8 3 (4.00%) Test Management
8 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.00%) Scrum
9 2 (2.67%) Change Management
9 2 (2.67%) Test Planning
9 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) C#
2 53 (70.67%) SQL
3 39 (52.00%) VB.NET
4 24 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.00%) VB6
5 21 (28.00%) VB
6 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.33%) VBA
8 2 (2.67%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) Java
9 1 (1.33%) XPath
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ISEB
1 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Sage
3 6 (8.00%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.00%) Nintex
5 1 (1.33%) Remedy
Lichfield
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE + GREAT TRAINING
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 22 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago