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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 112 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 134 237 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 4.48% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.04% 28.35% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 122 206 133
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,250 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
891 836 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.80% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 751 731 512
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -45 56 £37,750 -5.62% 13
Staffordshire 0 27 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Shropshire 0 20 £32,500 -4.41%
Worcestershire -7 17 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Coventry -31 8 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Warwickshire -31 5 £21,000 -58.41% 2
Wolverhampton -8 2 £35,250 - 1
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall -11 1 £38,000 +11.76% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 228 (80.28%) .NET
2 224 (78.87%) C#
3 191 (67.25%) SQL Server
4 184 (64.79%) SQL
5 178 (62.68%) ASP.NET
6 146 (51.41%) JavaScript
7 129 (45.42%) MVC
8 119 (41.90%) Microsoft
9 112 (39.44%) HTML
10 101 (35.56%) T-SQL
11 98 (34.51%) jQuery
12 96 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
12 96 (33.80%) VB.NET
13 92 (32.39%) XML
14 89 (31.34%) CSS
15 86 (30.28%) .NET Framework
16 83 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 80 (28.17%) WCF
18 70 (24.65%) Web Services
19 65 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 58 (20.42%) MS Excel
21 56 (19.72%) Web Development
22 55 (19.37%) REST
23 54 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
24 53 (18.66%) ASP.NET Web API
25 52 (18.31%) Windows
26 51 (17.96%) Oracle
27 50 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
28 48 (16.90%) SOA
29 44 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 32 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.21%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (5.63%) IIS
4 8 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.41%) CMS
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) Kentico
8 1 (0.35%) Node.js
8 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (20.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.76%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.52%) SSL
2 7 (2.46%) Extranet
2 7 (2.46%) Intranet
3 4 (1.41%) HTTP
3 4 (1.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (67.25%) SQL Server
2 65 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (14.08%) Relational Database
5 28 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (8.45%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.52%) Power BI
8 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.11%) OLAP
11 6 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.11%) Snowflake Schema
11 6 (2.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 83 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (10.56%) Subversion
3 26 (9.15%) NUnit
4 24 (8.45%) ReSharper
5 21 (7.39%) Git (software)
6 17 (5.99%) NSubstitute
6 17 (5.99%) Selenium
7 9 (3.17%) Moq
8 8 (2.82%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.41%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.06%) Xcode
11 2 (0.70%) Clang
11 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (14.79%) Finance
2 31 (10.92%) Retail
3 27 (9.51%) Automotive
4 12 (4.23%) Games
5 10 (3.52%) Local Government
6 7 (2.46%) Law
7 5 (1.76%) Military
8 4 (1.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 240 (84.51%) Developer
2 141 (49.65%) .NET Developer
3 91 (32.04%) C# Developer
4 82 (28.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (19.37%) SQL Developer
6 49 (17.25%) Software Developer
7 39 (13.73%) .NET Software Developer
8 38 (13.38%) C# Software Developer
9 34 (11.97%) VB.NET Developer
10 32 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 29 (10.21%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 27 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (9.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 26 (9.15%) T-SQL Developer
14 24 (8.45%) Senior Developer
14 24 (8.45%) SSRS Developer
15 23 (8.10%) Analyst
15 23 (8.10%) SSIS Developer
16 20 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (6.34%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (80.28%) .NET
2 178 (62.68%) ASP.NET
3 112 (39.44%) HTML
4 98 (34.51%) jQuery
5 92 (32.39%) XML
6 89 (31.34%) CSS
7 86 (30.28%) .NET Framework
8 80 (28.17%) WCF
9 70 (24.65%) Web Services
10 55 (19.37%) REST
11 53 (18.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (15.14%) HTML5
14 40 (14.08%) Entity Framework
15 38 (13.38%) AngularJS
16 36 (12.68%) Ajax
17 34 (11.97%) LINQ
17 34 (11.97%) WPF
18 30 (10.56%) SOAP
19 27 (9.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.86%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.69%) Inversion of Control
4 18 (6.34%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.23%) iPad
6 8 (2.82%) e-Learning
7 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.41%) W3C
10 3 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.70%) Ergonomics
11 2 (0.70%) User Experience
12 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.35%) FMCG
12 1 (0.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.31%) Windows
2 19 (6.69%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.23%) Android
3 12 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.41%) Linux
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (45.42%) MVC
2 96 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (19.72%) Web Development
4 54 (19.01%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (16.90%) SOA
6 40 (14.08%) Scrum
7 36 (12.68%) OOP
8 35 (12.32%) Software Engineering
9 32 (11.27%) Migration
10 31 (10.92%) Unit Testing
11 30 (10.56%) Project Management
12 27 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (9.51%) Data Modelling
13 25 (8.80%) Mobile Application Development
14 24 (8.45%) Web Application Development
15 22 (7.75%) B2B
15 22 (7.75%) Risk Management
16 21 (7.39%) SDLC
16 21 (7.39%) Time Management
17 19 (6.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 224 (78.87%) C#
2 184 (64.79%) SQL
3 146 (51.41%) JavaScript
4 101 (35.56%) T-SQL
5 96 (33.80%) VB.NET
6 25 (8.80%) C++
7 20 (7.04%) VB
8 19 (6.69%) XAML
8 19 (6.69%) XPath
9 17 (5.99%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.82%) C
10 8 (2.82%) Java
11 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.11%) PHP
12 6 (2.11%) VBA
13 5 (1.76%) Ruby
14 2 (0.70%) F#
15 1 (0.35%) COBOL
15 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (13.03%) Degree
2 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.17%) ISEB
3 9 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.11%) MCP
4 6 (2.11%) MCTS
5 5 (1.76%) MCSD
6 4 (1.41%) MCAD
7 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.69%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 119 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.96%) Oracle
3 21 (7.39%) DevExpress
4 6 (2.11%) Tableau
5 5 (1.76%) Sun
6 3 (1.06%) Telerik
6 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Altova
7 1 (0.35%) IDERA
7 1 (0.35%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.35%) RedGate
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.35%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39324.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Automation Resource Consultants
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £39990 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago