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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.69% 3.28% 14.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.50% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £46,500 £35,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.91% +85.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.50% 16.39% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Average salary £51,750 £44,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.61% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £34,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) VB
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) HTML5
9 1 (10.00%) Line Management
9 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Time Management
9 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (10.00%) Retail
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
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