The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 10.75% 23.44% -
As % of the Development Applications category 66.67% 68.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 0
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 16.13% 34.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 0
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) CRM
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Ajax
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (25.00%) Telerik
8 3 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) Intranet
8 3 (25.00%) XML
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (16.67%) DTS
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
10 1 (8.33%) WCF
10 1 (8.33%) WPF
10 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
10 1 (8.33%) jQuery
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) DTS
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Facility Management
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Telerik