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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 90 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 166 188 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.86% 3.54% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.04% 21.46% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 146 164 173
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 £21,800 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
920 876 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.87% 16.49% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 791 780 688
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 64 £35,000 -8.49% 9
Staffordshire +25 45 £38,750 - 3
Coventry +5 21 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Worcestershire -2 10 £30,750 -12.14%
Shropshire -12 10 £21,500 -42.66% 2
Wolverhampton +2 9 £21,500 -
Warwickshire +3 8 £32,000 -12.92% 3
Solihull -2 6 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Walsall +2 3 £31,500 -25.88%
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 245 (84.48%) C#
2 243 (83.79%) .NET
3 192 (66.21%) SQL
4 180 (62.07%) JavaScript
5 176 (60.69%) ASP.NET
6 153 (52.76%) MVC
7 146 (50.34%) SQL Server
8 135 (46.55%) HTML
9 128 (44.14%) Microsoft
10 113 (38.97%) VB.NET
11 108 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (36.90%) jQuery
13 97 (33.45%) XML
14 96 (33.10%) .NET Framework
15 72 (24.83%) Web Services
16 69 (23.79%) CSS
17 65 (22.41%) T-SQL
18 61 (21.03%) Windows
19 60 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 58 (20.00%) SDLC
21 57 (19.66%) SharePoint
22 56 (19.31%) WCF
23 52 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
23 52 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
24 51 (17.59%) CRM
25 49 (16.90%) Scrum
26 48 (16.55%) Dynamics CRM
26 48 (16.55%) Entity Framework
27 46 (15.86%) ASP.NET Web API
28 45 (15.52%) Oracle

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 57 (19.66%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.38%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (4.83%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (4.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.03%) CMS
6 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (16.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 60 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.14%) IaaS
4 9 (3.10%) Office 365
5 3 (1.03%) GitHub
5 3 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.10%) SSL
2 2 (0.69%) HTTP
2 2 (0.69%) Internet
2 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (50.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 34 (11.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.07%) DocumentDB
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.38%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.38%) MySQL
12 4 (1.38%) OLAP
13 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.66%) Subversion
4 18 (6.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (5.86%) Selenium
6 14 (4.83%) Moq
6 14 (4.83%) NUnit
7 11 (3.79%) Visual Studio Code
8 9 (3.10%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.76%) CruiseControl
9 8 (2.76%) ReSharper
10 7 (2.41%) NSubstitute
10 7 (2.41%) Xcode
11 6 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.72%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.03%) Mocha
14 3 (1.03%) PHPUnit
General
1 38 (13.10%) Retail
2 25 (8.62%) Finance
3 18 (6.21%) Automotive
4 16 (5.52%) Law
5 13 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.45%) Games
7 7 (2.41%) Legal
8 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 231 (79.66%) Developer
2 140 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 109 (37.59%) C# Developer
4 99 (34.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 60 (20.69%) SQL Developer
6 43 (14.83%) Senior Developer
7 39 (13.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 38 (13.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (13.10%) VB.NET Developer
9 37 (12.76%) C# Software Developer
10 35 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 33 (11.38%) Applications Developer
11 33 (11.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 26 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (7.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 21 (7.24%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (6.21%) .NET Applications Developer
15 18 (6.21%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (83.79%) .NET
2 176 (60.69%) ASP.NET
3 135 (46.55%) HTML
4 107 (36.90%) jQuery
5 97 (33.45%) XML
6 96 (33.10%) .NET Framework
7 72 (24.83%) Web Services
8 69 (23.79%) CSS
9 56 (19.31%) WCF
10 52 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (16.55%) Entity Framework
12 46 (15.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (14.48%) AngularJS
14 38 (13.10%) HTML5
14 38 (13.10%) REST
15 36 (12.41%) WPF
16 32 (11.03%) SOAP
17 27 (9.31%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (9.31%) LINQ
17 27 (9.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.90%) iPad
3 15 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.83%) NHS
5 13 (4.48%) PMI
6 11 (3.79%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
7 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.10%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.76%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.76%) e-Learning
10 7 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.72%) User Experience
12 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.69%) Ergonomics
13 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.03%) Windows
2 19 (6.55%) Apple iOS
3 16 (5.52%) Android
4 10 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.76%) Linux
6 4 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (52.76%) MVC
2 108 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (20.00%) SDLC
4 51 (17.59%) CRM
5 49 (16.90%) Scrum
6 44 (15.17%) Web Development
7 40 (13.79%) SOA
8 33 (11.38%) TDD
9 30 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 29 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (8.62%) SOLID
13 23 (7.93%) Unit Testing
14 22 (7.59%) Project Management
15 21 (7.24%) OOP
16 19 (6.55%) OOD
16 19 (6.55%) Web Application Development
17 18 (6.21%) OO
17 18 (6.21%) Responsive Web Design
18 17 (5.86%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 245 (84.48%) C#
2 192 (66.21%) SQL
3 180 (62.07%) JavaScript
4 113 (38.97%) VB.NET
5 65 (22.41%) T-SQL
6 22 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.48%) C++
7 13 (4.48%) F#
7 13 (4.48%) Java
8 12 (4.14%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.14%) XPath
9 11 (3.79%) VB
10 9 (3.10%) C
11 8 (2.76%) PHP
11 8 (2.76%) XAML
12 6 (2.07%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.07%) Ruby
12 6 (2.07%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.72%) VBA
14 3 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (6.90%) Degree
2 16 (5.52%) SC Cleared
2 16 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.41%) ISEB
4 7 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.72%) MCSD
7 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.34%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.07%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (44.14%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.52%) Oracle
3 11 (3.79%) DevExpress
4 10 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.38%) Telerik
6 3 (1.03%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) Altova
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) Sage
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £200 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + UK Wide, Gold Partner
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + 25 days hol + MSDN subscription
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus package + pension + health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 21 days ago