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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 43 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.63% 4.47% 3.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.42% 26.92% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 23
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
118 104 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.21% 16.61% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 110 77 61
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 £32,500 £20,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 0 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Tamworth -23 4 £36,250 +2.83%
Burton-upon-Trent +15 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Lichfield -7 3 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Stafford -5 2 £37,500 +1.35%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 58 (95.08%) .NET
2 53 (86.89%) C#
3 51 (83.61%) ASP.NET
4 43 (70.49%) SQL Server
5 41 (67.21%) SQL
6 31 (50.82%) VB.NET
6 31 (50.82%) WCF
7 30 (49.18%) XML
8 29 (47.54%) .NET Framework
9 23 (37.70%) Web Services
10 19 (31.15%) Finance
11 18 (29.51%) jQuery
11 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
12 17 (27.87%) WPF
13 16 (26.23%) LINQ
14 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (24.59%) HTML
15 14 (22.95%) SOAP
15 14 (22.95%) SOA
16 13 (21.31%) CSS
16 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
17 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
17 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (19.67%) ReSharper
17 12 (19.67%) VB6
17 12 (19.67%) VB
17 12 (19.67%) OO
17 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (16.39%) MVC
18 10 (16.39%) OOP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (70.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.28%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.28%) NetAdvantage
2 2 (3.28%) NUnit
2 2 (3.28%) Moq
2 2 (3.28%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (91.80%) Developer
2 32 (52.46%) .NET Developer
3 20 (32.79%) C# Developer
4 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (21.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (19.67%) Senior Developer
7 11 (18.03%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (14.75%) Lead Developer
9 8 (13.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
11 5 (8.20%) Programmer
12 4 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Programmer
12 4 (6.56%) C# Programmer
12 4 (6.56%) .NET Programmer
13 3 (4.92%) VB6 Developer
13 3 (4.92%) .NET Software Engineer
13 3 (4.92%) Software Programmer
13 3 (4.92%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (95.08%) .NET
2 51 (83.61%) ASP.NET
3 31 (50.82%) WCF
4 30 (49.18%) XML
5 29 (47.54%) .NET Framework
6 23 (37.70%) Web Services
7 18 (29.51%) jQuery
8 17 (27.87%) WPF
9 16 (26.23%) LINQ
10 15 (24.59%) HTML
11 14 (22.95%) SOAP
12 13 (21.31%) CSS
13 12 (19.67%) Entity Framework
14 10 (16.39%) ADO.NET
15 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (11.48%) Ajax
17 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 5 (8.20%) HTML5
18 5 (8.20%) CSS3
18 5 (8.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) SOA
3 12 (19.67%) OO
4 10 (16.39%) OOP
4 10 (16.39%) MVC
5 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) CRM
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) Web Development
8 3 (4.92%) Test Management
9 2 (3.28%) Use Case
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.28%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.28%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
9 2 (3.28%) Validation
9 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C#
2 41 (67.21%) SQL
3 31 (50.82%) VB.NET
4 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.31%) T-SQL
6 12 (19.67%) VB
6 12 (19.67%) VB6
7 3 (4.92%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) VBA
8 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.64%) XPath
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
1 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Sage
2 2 (3.28%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.64%) Nintex
3 1 (1.64%) Remedy
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Growth
Posted: 7 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Lichfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 22 days ago