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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 15 13
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 4.17% 6.25%
As % of the Development Applications category - 27.27% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £37,250 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
21 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 15.44% 15.28% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 7
Average salary £46,000 £40,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.58% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £34,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Online Games
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Games Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Games Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL