The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 181 146 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.29% 2.86% 3.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.02% 17.36% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 210
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Visual Studio
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
861 841 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.65% 16.45% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 743 741 691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 59 £42,500 +11.84% 7
Staffordshire +10 41 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry +15 24 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Solihull -4 19 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Worcestershire -7 13 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Warwickshire +9 8 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire -9 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Halesowen - 4 £24,750 - 1
Dudley +4 2 £32,000 -20.00%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 280 (84.08%) C#
2 277 (83.18%) .NET
3 213 (63.96%) JavaScript
4 211 (63.36%) ASP.NET
5 210 (63.06%) SQL
6 184 (55.26%) Microsoft
7 178 (53.45%) HTML
8 173 (51.95%) SQL Server
9 171 (51.35%) MVC
10 147 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
11 110 (33.03%) CSS
12 105 (31.53%) jQuery
13 103 (30.93%) VB.NET
14 100 (30.03%) XML
15 97 (29.13%) .NET Framework
16 82 (24.62%) CRM
17 81 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
18 78 (23.42%) SharePoint
18 78 (23.42%) Dynamics CRM
19 72 (21.62%) TDD
19 72 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 72 (21.62%) AngularJS
20 69 (20.72%) SDLC
21 65 (19.52%) Web Services
22 63 (18.92%) Entity Framework
23 60 (18.02%) Git (software)
24 59 (17.72%) Windows
25 58 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
26 57 (17.12%) Web Development
27 56 (16.82%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (23.42%) SharePoint
2 37 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (6.91%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (3.90%) IIS
5 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.10%) CMS
7 4 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 78 (23.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (4.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 81 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.11%) Office 365
3 16 (4.80%) IaaS
4 8 (2.40%) SaaS
5 7 (2.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.70%) SSL
2 3 (0.90%) ATM
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
3 2 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) Network Security
4 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (51.95%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.01%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (6.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (3.00%) Big Data
8 10 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.00%) OLAP
8 10 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.80%) MySQL
11 5 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.50%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.20%) DocumentDB
13 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 58 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.81%) Subversion
4 20 (6.01%) Moq
5 17 (5.11%) Selenium
6 16 (4.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (4.50%) Visual Studio Code
8 11 (3.30%) CruiseControl
9 10 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.10%) JSUnit
10 7 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (2.10%) Mocha
10 7 (2.10%) PhpStorm
10 7 (2.10%) PHPUnit
10 7 (2.10%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.50%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.50%) NUnit
12 5 (1.50%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
1 21 (6.31%) Retail
2 20 (6.01%) Finance
3 14 (4.20%) Law
4 11 (3.30%) Legal
5 7 (2.10%) Advertising
5 7 (2.10%) Automotive
6 5 (1.50%) Games
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 248 (74.47%) Developer
2 144 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 113 (33.93%) C# Developer
4 98 (29.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (19.22%) Senior Developer
6 58 (17.42%) Software Developer
7 52 (15.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (14.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 44 (13.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 39 (11.71%) SQL Developer
11 37 (11.11%) Applications Developer
12 36 (10.81%) Web Developer
13 35 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 35 (10.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 35 (10.51%) Senior C# Developer
14 33 (9.91%) Junior
14 33 (9.91%) Junior Developer
15 32 (9.61%) .NET Software Developer
16 30 (9.01%) C# Software Developer
16 30 (9.01%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (83.18%) .NET
2 211 (63.36%) ASP.NET
3 178 (53.45%) HTML
4 110 (33.03%) CSS
5 105 (31.53%) jQuery
6 100 (30.03%) XML
7 97 (29.13%) .NET Framework
8 72 (21.62%) AngularJS
8 72 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (19.52%) Web Services
10 63 (18.92%) Entity Framework
11 50 (15.02%) KnockoutJS
12 48 (14.41%) WCF
13 44 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (12.01%) SOAP
15 39 (11.71%) HTML5
15 39 (11.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (9.61%) WPF
17 23 (6.91%) Sass
18 22 (6.61%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.91%) Mobile App
2 22 (6.61%) NHS
3 21 (6.31%) PMI
4 17 (5.11%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.50%) iPad
5 15 (4.50%) Public Cloud
6 14 (4.20%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.70%) User Experience
8 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.90%) iSeries
9 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.72%) Windows
2 20 (6.01%) Apple iOS
3 19 (5.71%) Android
4 10 (3.00%) Linux
5 8 (2.40%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (51.35%) MVC
2 147 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.62%) CRM
4 72 (21.62%) TDD
5 69 (20.72%) SDLC
6 57 (17.12%) Web Development
7 56 (16.82%) Scrum
8 50 (15.02%) SOA
8 50 (15.02%) Software Engineering
9 47 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (11.71%) OO
11 35 (10.51%) SOLID
12 24 (7.21%) OOP
12 24 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (6.91%) Workflow
14 19 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
15 18 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (5.11%) OOD
16 17 (5.11%) Unit Testing
17 16 (4.80%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 280 (84.08%) C#
2 213 (63.96%) JavaScript
3 210 (63.06%) SQL
4 103 (30.93%) VB.NET
5 55 (16.52%) T-SQL
6 21 (6.31%) C
6 21 (6.31%) Java
7 19 (5.71%) C++
7 19 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.71%) VB
8 18 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.11%) TypeScript
10 16 (4.80%) F#
11 14 (4.20%) PHP
12 10 (3.00%) R
13 8 (2.40%) VB6
14 6 (1.80%) VBA
15 5 (1.50%) Ruby
16 4 (1.20%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (7.81%) Degree
2 23 (6.91%) SC Cleared
2 23 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.31%) PMI Certification
4 20 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.40%) MCSD
6 3 (0.90%) ISEB
6 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) MCAD
7 2 (0.60%) MCPD
7 2 (0.60%) MCTS
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.61%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) MISRA
2 1 (0.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (3.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (3.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 184 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.71%) Oracle
3 9 (2.70%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.10%) NEC
5 4 (1.20%) Apple
5 4 (1.20%) IBM
6 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.30%) HP
7 1 (0.30%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Sage
7 1 (0.30%) Telerik
Redditch, Worcestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + pension + holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + extensive benefits - listed in ad
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus extensive benefits (listed in job advert)
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Scheme & Flexible Hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago