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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.02% 4.02% 4.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.89% 22.52% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 21
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
90 111 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.93% 17.85% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89 102 98
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 16 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Stafford +8 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -10 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 42 (100.00%) C#
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 34 (80.95%) WCF
4 28 (66.67%) SQL
5 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (61.90%) HTML
6 26 (61.90%) Windows
6 26 (61.90%) NUnit
6 26 (61.90%) REST
7 25 (59.52%) .NET Framework
7 25 (59.52%) SOA
7 25 (59.52%) T-SQL
8 24 (57.14%) ReSharper
9 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (52.38%) XML
10 22 (52.38%) OOP
11 20 (47.62%) WinForms
11 20 (47.62%) Entity Framework
11 20 (47.62%) HTML5
12 19 (45.24%) Migration
13 18 (42.86%) N-Tier
13 18 (42.86%) OOD
13 18 (42.86%) XSD
13 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
13 18 (42.86%) ADO.NET
13 18 (42.86%) DevExpress
13 18 (42.86%) Unit Testing
13 18 (42.86%) Ajax

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) NUnit
2 24 (57.14%) ReSharper
3 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (40.48%) NSubstitute
5 9 (21.43%) Moq
5 9 (21.43%) Selenium
6 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (7.14%) Games
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (73.81%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Software Developer
4 12 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 10 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (14.29%) Programmer
8 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Programmer
10 4 (9.52%) Software Programmer
10 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (9.52%) VB.NET Programmer
10 4 (9.52%) WPF Developer
11 3 (7.14%) C# Programmer
11 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
11 3 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 34 (80.95%) WCF
4 26 (61.90%) HTML
4 26 (61.90%) REST
5 25 (59.52%) .NET Framework
6 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (52.38%) XML
8 20 (47.62%) Entity Framework
8 20 (47.62%) HTML5
8 20 (47.62%) WinForms
9 18 (42.86%) ADO.NET
9 18 (42.86%) Ajax
9 18 (42.86%) XSD
10 17 (40.48%) LINQ
10 17 (40.48%) Ninject
11 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) jQuery
13 5 (11.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 17 (40.48%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) SOA
3 22 (52.38%) OOP
4 19 (45.24%) Migration
5 18 (42.86%) OOD
5 18 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 17 (40.48%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (38.10%) MVC
8 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
10 4 (9.52%) TDD
11 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.14%) CRM
11 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.14%) Web Development
12 2 (4.76%) OO
12 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.76%) Refactoring
12 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 25 (59.52%) T-SQL
4 17 (40.48%) XAML
5 13 (30.95%) VB.NET
6 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) VB
8 2 (4.76%) F#
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCSD
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) DevExpress
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £39990 - £47000 per annum + competitive
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