The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 7.34% 2.27% 4.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 61.54% 22.22% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +93.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 Walsall region.

Development Applications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.93% 10.23% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 10
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +57.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £39,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Walsall region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Walsall

Visual Studio
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) VB
8 1 (12.50%) HTML
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) HTML5
8 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 1 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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