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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 148 196 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.53% 3.42% 3.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.19% 22.40% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 135 170 172
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
914 875 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.65% 15.28% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 769 783 703
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -41 58 £37,500 -3.84% 7
Staffordshire +18 33 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Coventry +2 17 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Worcestershire +6 13 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Shropshire -11 13 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Wolverhampton +8 9 £31,500 -
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire +9 5 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Solihull +1 5 £27,500 -29.03%
Walsall - 4 £31,500 -
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 232 (84.06%) C#
1 232 (84.06%) .NET
2 197 (71.38%) SQL
3 171 (61.96%) ASP.NET
4 162 (58.70%) JavaScript
5 142 (51.45%) SQL Server
5 142 (51.45%) MVC
6 121 (43.84%) HTML
7 114 (41.30%) VB.NET
8 108 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 107 (38.77%) jQuery
10 100 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (34.78%) .NET Framework
12 92 (33.33%) XML
13 84 (30.43%) T-SQL
14 72 (26.09%) Web Services
15 64 (23.19%) CSS
16 61 (22.10%) Windows
16 61 (22.10%) WCF
17 60 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
18 49 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (17.39%) Entity Framework
19 48 (17.39%) Oracle
20 47 (17.03%) Web Development
20 47 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (16.30%) SharePoint
22 44 (15.94%) Scrum
23 43 (15.58%) HTML5
24 42 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
24 42 (15.22%) REST

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 45 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 30 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (4.71%) IIS
4 9 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.09%) CMS
5 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS Project
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 31 (11.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.17%) IaaS
4 5 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.35%) SSL
2 5 (1.81%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (51.45%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.59%) Relational Database
2 32 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.90%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.17%) DocumentDB
10 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.45%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.45%) MySQL
13 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (12.32%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.70%) Subversion
4 18 (6.52%) NUnit
5 16 (5.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (5.43%) ReSharper
7 14 (5.07%) NSubstitute
7 14 (5.07%) Selenium
8 9 (3.26%) Moq
8 9 (3.26%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.54%) Xcode
10 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.81%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Code
10 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.09%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.72%) Clang
12 2 (0.72%) NCrunch
General
1 40 (14.49%) Retail
2 29 (10.51%) Finance
3 24 (8.70%) Automotive
4 12 (4.35%) Games
5 10 (3.62%) Law
6 9 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.09%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 225 (81.52%) Developer
2 134 (48.55%) .NET Developer
3 91 (32.97%) C# Developer
4 81 (29.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (21.01%) SQL Developer
6 52 (18.84%) Software Developer
7 37 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 37 (13.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 35 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
10 31 (11.23%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (10.87%) Senior Developer
12 29 (10.51%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 28 (10.14%) Applications Developer
13 28 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
15 16 (5.80%) .NET Applications Developer
15 16 (5.80%) Web Developer
16 15 (5.43%) Analyst
16 15 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (84.06%) .NET
2 171 (61.96%) ASP.NET
3 121 (43.84%) HTML
4 107 (38.77%) jQuery
5 96 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 92 (33.33%) XML
7 72 (26.09%) Web Services
8 64 (23.19%) CSS
9 61 (22.10%) WCF
10 49 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (17.39%) Entity Framework
12 47 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (15.58%) HTML5
14 42 (15.22%) REST
15 40 (14.49%) AngularJS
16 31 (11.23%) LINQ
16 31 (11.23%) WPF
17 26 (9.42%) SOAP
18 23 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (7.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.25%) iPad
3 18 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.07%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (5.07%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.26%) e-Learning
5 9 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.26%) NHS
5 9 (3.26%) PMI
6 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.09%) User Experience
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.09%) W3C
8 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.10%) Windows
2 20 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 17 (6.16%) Android
4 11 (3.99%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.81%) Linux
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (51.45%) MVC
2 100 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.03%) Web Development
4 44 (15.94%) Scrum
5 40 (14.49%) SDLC
6 39 (14.13%) SOA
7 33 (11.96%) CRM
8 32 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (10.87%) OOP
10 28 (10.14%) Project Management
10 28 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 25 (9.06%) TDD
11 25 (9.06%) Unit Testing
12 23 (8.33%) B2B
12 23 (8.33%) Migration
12 23 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 23 (8.33%) SOLID
13 22 (7.97%) Web Application Development
14 21 (7.61%) OOD
15 20 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 232 (84.06%) C#
2 197 (71.38%) SQL
3 162 (58.70%) JavaScript
4 114 (41.30%) VB.NET
5 84 (30.43%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.80%) C++
8 15 (5.43%) Java
8 15 (5.43%) XPath
9 14 (5.07%) F#
9 14 (5.07%) XAML
10 9 (3.26%) PHP
10 9 (3.26%) VB
11 8 (2.90%) C
11 8 (2.90%) Ruby
12 7 (2.54%) VBA
13 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.81%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.81%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (7.25%) Degree
2 12 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.26%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.54%) ISEB
4 7 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.81%) MCSD
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) MISRA
2 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.36%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 108 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 48 (17.39%) Oracle
3 18 (6.52%) DevExpress
4 8 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.45%) Telerik
6 2 (0.72%) Apple
6 2 (0.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.36%) Altova
7 1 (0.36%) HP
7 1 (0.36%) IDERA
7 1 (0.36%) RedGate
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + extensive Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension + medical care
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
HS2
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contact Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits are applied after probation
Posted: 16 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago