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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 56 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.11% 5.67% 5.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.57% 35.63% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 24
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +35.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
74 87 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.01% 15.90% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 69 77 64
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Lichfield - 6 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -9 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Stafford +2 2 £45,000 +125.00%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 27 (84.38%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) SQL
4 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
5 18 (56.25%) WCF
6 17 (53.13%) MVC
7 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
7 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (43.75%) Windows
9 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
10 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
10 12 (37.50%) SDLC
11 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
13 9 (28.13%) HTML
13 9 (28.13%) Web Services
14 8 (25.00%) WPF
14 8 (25.00%) jQuery
14 8 (25.00%) OOP
14 8 (25.00%) SOA
14 8 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
14 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
15 7 (21.88%) REST
15 7 (21.88%) Migration
15 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
16 6 (18.75%) NUnit

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
1 6 (18.75%) ReSharper
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Moq
3 3 (9.38%) NSubstitute
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) .NET Developer
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 15 (46.88%) C# Developer
5 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (31.25%) Programmer
9 9 (28.13%) .NET Programmer
9 9 (28.13%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
10 8 (25.00%) Software Programmer
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
11 7 (21.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
11 7 (21.88%) VB.NET Programmer
11 7 (21.88%) WPF Developer
12 6 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
12 6 (18.75%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) .NET Framework
2 18 (56.25%) WCF
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 8 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (25.00%) WPF
6 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.88%) REST
7 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
7 6 (18.75%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) LINQ
9 4 (12.50%) Ajax
9 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.25%) CMDB
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) MVC
2 12 (37.50%) SDLC
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) OOP
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) SOA
5 7 (21.88%) Migration
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 26 (81.25%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
4 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) XAML
7 2 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 2 (6.25%) BMC
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Nintex
2 2 (6.25%) Remedy
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago