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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 108 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 130 184 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.28% 3.64% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.78% 25.88% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 119 172 107
Average salary £39,750 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
824 711 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.47% 14.05% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 719 642 371
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 65 £40,000 +9.58% 8
Solihull +17 15 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -8 13 £20,500 +7.89% 4
Staffordshire -18 13 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Coventry -19 8 £35,500 -25.26% 5
Warwickshire -25 8 £30,000 -38.14% 6
Dudley -4 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Shropshire +13 1 £38,000 +72.72% 3
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 251 (85.37%) .NET
2 222 (75.51%) C#
3 207 (70.41%) SQL Server
4 177 (60.20%) ASP.NET
5 165 (56.12%) SQL
6 163 (55.44%) HTML
7 149 (50.68%) MVC
8 142 (48.30%) JavaScript
9 139 (47.28%) CSS
10 119 (40.48%) jQuery
11 118 (40.14%) Microsoft
12 103 (35.03%) .NET Framework
13 102 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 89 (30.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 87 (29.59%) T-SQL
17 86 (29.25%) Web Services
18 72 (24.49%) HTML5
19 65 (22.11%) SQL Server 2008
20 64 (21.77%) VB.NET
21 62 (21.09%) Ajax
21 62 (21.09%) Entity Framework
22 61 (20.75%) WCF
23 58 (19.73%) XML
24 55 (18.71%) AngularJS
24 55 (18.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 51 (17.35%) MS Excel
26 47 (15.99%) Software Engineering
26 47 (15.99%) KnockoutJS
27 45 (15.31%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.82%) IIS
3 22 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (5.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (3.74%) Umbraco
6 9 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Kentico
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Epicor Tropos
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) assyst
2 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 9 (3.06%) Intranet
3 8 (2.72%) Extranet
4 4 (1.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (70.41%) SQL Server
2 90 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (22.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (9.86%) Relational Database
7 25 (8.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (2.38%) Power BI
12 7 (2.38%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (2.04%) Data Mart
13 6 (2.04%) MySQL
13 6 (2.04%) OLAP
13 6 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 89 (30.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (9.52%) Subversion
3 20 (6.80%) ReSharper
4 14 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.06%) Selenium
6 7 (2.38%) NUnit
7 6 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.02%) Moq
8 3 (1.02%) NSubstitute
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.68%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.34%) JIRA
10 1 (0.34%) JMeter
10 1 (0.34%) JUnit
10 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.34%) Mocha
General
1 27 (9.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.44%) Automotive
3 14 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.74%) Local Government
5 8 (2.72%) Games
5 8 (2.72%) Law
5 8 (2.72%) Retail
6 5 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.70%) Military
7 4 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 239 (81.29%) Developer
2 154 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 109 (37.07%) C# Developer
4 96 (32.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (20.41%) SQL Developer
6 53 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 52 (17.69%) Software Developer
8 50 (17.01%) ASP.NET Developer
9 46 (15.65%) .NET Software Developer
10 45 (15.31%) C# Software Developer
11 42 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (13.27%) Web Developer
13 31 (10.54%) .NET Web Developer
13 31 (10.54%) SQL Server Developer
14 28 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
15 27 (9.18%) Senior Developer
16 26 (8.84%) VB.NET Developer
17 25 (8.50%) Software Engineer
18 23 (7.82%) Analyst
19 20 (6.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (85.37%) .NET
2 177 (60.20%) ASP.NET
3 163 (55.44%) HTML
4 139 (47.28%) CSS
5 119 (40.48%) jQuery
6 103 (35.03%) .NET Framework
7 86 (29.25%) Web Services
8 72 (24.49%) HTML5
9 62 (21.09%) Ajax
9 62 (21.09%) Entity Framework
10 61 (20.75%) WCF
11 58 (19.73%) XML
12 55 (18.71%) AngularJS
12 55 (18.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 47 (15.99%) KnockoutJS
14 42 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (13.95%) CSS3
16 39 (13.27%) WPF
17 36 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (10.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.40%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.36%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.36%) User Experience
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) FMCG
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) CMDB
9 2 (0.68%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.68%) Online Games
9 2 (0.68%) Physics
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.16%) Windows
2 7 (2.38%) Android
3 6 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.68%) Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.34%) SUSE
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (50.68%) MVC
2 102 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.99%) Software Engineering
4 45 (15.31%) Scrum
5 42 (14.29%) SDLC
6 36 (12.24%) OOP
7 35 (11.90%) Web Development
8 33 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 32 (10.88%) SOA
9 32 (10.88%) TDD
10 28 (9.52%) OO
11 23 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (7.82%) SOLID
12 20 (6.80%) BDD
13 17 (5.78%) Mobile Development
14 16 (5.44%) Mobile Application Development
14 16 (5.44%) Time Management
15 15 (5.10%) Data Modelling
16 14 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 222 (75.51%) C#
2 165 (56.12%) SQL
3 142 (48.30%) JavaScript
4 87 (29.59%) T-SQL
5 64 (21.77%) VB.NET
6 30 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 28 (9.52%) C++
8 20 (6.80%) C
9 18 (6.12%) VB
10 11 (3.74%) XPath
11 6 (2.04%) Java
11 6 (2.04%) VBA
11 6 (2.04%) XAML
12 3 (1.02%) PHP
13 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) COBOL
14 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (14.29%) Degree
2 28 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.44%) MCP
3 16 (5.44%) MCTS
4 14 (4.76%) MCAD
4 14 (4.76%) MCSD
5 6 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.36%) ISEB
7 3 (1.02%) MCPD
7 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.78%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.04%) OpenView
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (40.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.16%) Oracle
3 10 (3.40%) Sun
4 6 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.70%) DevExpress
5 5 (1.70%) Tableau
6 4 (1.36%) Meridio
7 3 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) BMC
8 2 (0.68%) Epicor
8 2 (0.68%) HP
8 2 (0.68%) Nintex
8 2 (0.68%) Remedy
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix
9 1 (0.34%) iManage
9 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.34%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) Telerik
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension +25 days hol +salary reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dynamic Nation
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
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Dynamic Nation
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, birmingham, Midlands, Warwick...
Dynamic Nation
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
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Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago