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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.78% 6.41% 4.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.94% 29.52% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 33
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
85 166 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.78% 21.70% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 83 130 75
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £29,825
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 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 1 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
Burton-upon-Trent +16 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 2 £36,000 +10.76%
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 -
Lichfield +5 1 £35,000 - 1
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 38 (90.48%) C#
3 34 (80.95%) ASP.NET
4 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 29 (69.05%) SQL
6 23 (54.76%) Web Services
6 23 (54.76%) WCF
7 18 (42.86%) XML
8 17 (40.48%) .NET Framework
9 15 (35.71%) jQuery
10 14 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 13 (30.95%) SOAP
11 13 (30.95%) LINQ
12 12 (28.57%) SOA
12 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
12 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 11 (26.19%) Entity Framework
13 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (26.19%) ReSharper
14 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (23.81%) MVC
15 9 (21.43%) HTML
15 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
15 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (19.05%) WPF
16 8 (19.05%) CSS
17 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 6 (14.29%) Mentoring

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.38%) SQL CLR
8 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) ReSharper
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) NUnit
2 2 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 19 (45.24%) C# Developer
4 13 (30.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
7 8 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Programmer
8 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
8 5 (11.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (9.52%) C# Programmer
10 3 (7.14%) Software Programmer
10 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 34 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 23 (54.76%) Web Services
3 23 (54.76%) WCF
4 18 (42.86%) XML
5 17 (40.48%) .NET Framework
6 15 (35.71%) jQuery
7 13 (30.95%) LINQ
7 13 (30.95%) SOAP
8 11 (26.19%) Entity Framework
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) ADO.NET
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) WPF
11 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.90%) HTML5
13 5 (11.90%) CSS3
14 4 (9.52%) REST
14 4 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) SOA
3 10 (23.81%) MVC
4 6 (14.29%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) OOP
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Use Case
6 2 (4.76%) Test Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) VB6
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago