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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 57 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.31% 7.26% 3.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.63% 33.54% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 48 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
96 158 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.79% 21.64% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 90 132 66
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Lichfield 0 2 £29,500 -21.33%
Stoke-on-Trent -13 2 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +4 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Stafford -9 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (93.62%) .NET
2 41 (87.23%) C#
3 34 (72.34%) SQL Server
3 34 (72.34%) ASP.NET
4 33 (70.21%) SQL
5 26 (55.32%) WCF
6 24 (51.06%) Web Services
7 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
8 17 (36.17%) jQuery
8 17 (36.17%) XML
9 16 (34.04%) SOAP
9 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (31.91%) LINQ
11 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (29.79%) Finance
11 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
11 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
12 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
12 13 (27.66%) SOA
13 12 (25.53%) MVC
13 12 (25.53%) Entity Framework
13 12 (25.53%) ReSharper
14 11 (23.40%) HTML
15 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET
15 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (19.15%) WPF
17 8 (17.02%) CSS
17 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
17 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SQL CLR
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) ReSharper
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) NUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Moq
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) C# Developer
3 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
4 14 (29.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (27.66%) Senior Developer
6 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
8 8 (17.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Programmer
10 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Lead .NET Developer
11 4 (8.51%) C# Programmer
11 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 4 (8.51%) .NET Programmer
12 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (6.38%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (93.62%) .NET
2 34 (72.34%) ASP.NET
3 26 (55.32%) WCF
4 24 (51.06%) Web Services
5 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
6 17 (36.17%) XML
6 17 (36.17%) jQuery
7 16 (34.04%) SOAP
8 15 (31.91%) LINQ
9 12 (25.53%) Entity Framework
10 11 (23.40%) HTML
11 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET
12 9 (19.15%) WPF
13 8 (17.02%) CSS
13 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (12.77%) HTML5
14 6 (12.77%) CSS3
14 6 (12.77%) WinForms
15 4 (8.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Kinect
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) SOA
3 12 (25.53%) MVC
4 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) API Development
7 2 (4.26%) SDLC
7 2 (4.26%) Use Case
7 2 (4.26%) Test Management
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.26%) Validation
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) C#
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) XAML
5 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
6 1 (2.13%) VC++
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe
2 1 (2.13%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago