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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 99 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 139 201 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.31% 3.43% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.93% 23.24% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127 174 166
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
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
931 865 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 14.76% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 757 760 655
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -40 56 £35,000 -10.25% 9
Staffordshire +9 24 £43,750 +9.37%
Coventry -2 16 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Shropshire -4 16 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Worcestershire +2 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wolverhampton +1 7 £31,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -4 5 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Solihull -4 4 £25,000 -31.97% 1
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 30 July 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.

1 243 (82.37%) .NET
2 238 (80.68%) C#
3 208 (70.51%) SQL
4 183 (62.03%) ASP.NET
5 167 (56.61%) SQL Server
6 165 (55.93%) JavaScript
7 146 (49.49%) MVC
8 122 (41.36%) HTML
9 121 (41.02%) VB.NET
10 117 (39.66%) Microsoft
11 111 (37.63%) jQuery
12 98 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
12 98 (33.22%) .NET Framework
13 97 (32.88%) T-SQL
14 90 (30.51%) XML
15 78 (26.44%) CSS
16 75 (25.42%) WCF
17 74 (25.08%) Web Services
18 71 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
19 59 (20.00%) Windows
20 52 (17.63%) ASP.NET Web API
21 51 (17.29%) Oracle
22 49 (16.61%) Web Development
22 49 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
23 48 (16.27%) REST
24 45 (15.25%) Entity Framework
24 45 (15.25%) Retail
25 44 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 44 (14.92%) MS Excel
26 43 (14.58%) SOA

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 39 (13.22%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.07%) IIS
4 5 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.02%) CMS
5 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 21 (7.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.69%) SaaS
4 4 (1.36%) Office 365
5 3 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.41%) SSL
2 5 (1.69%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (56.61%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (10.85%) Relational Database
4 26 (8.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (4.41%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.03%) DocumentDB
13 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.36%) MySQL
14 4 (1.36%) Power BI
15 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (1.02%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 71 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 22 (7.46%) NUnit
4 21 (7.12%) ReSharper
4 21 (7.12%) Subversion
5 18 (6.10%) Selenium
6 15 (5.08%) NSubstitute
7 12 (4.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (3.39%) Moq
9 7 (2.37%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.37%) Xcode
10 3 (1.02%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.02%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.68%) Clang
11 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 45 (15.25%) Retail
2 37 (12.54%) Finance
3 28 (9.49%) Automotive
4 13 (4.41%) Games
5 7 (2.37%) Law
6 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 237 (80.34%) Developer
2 148 (50.17%) .NET Developer
3 93 (31.53%) C# Developer
4 85 (28.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (21.69%) SQL Developer
6 49 (16.61%) Software Developer
7 39 (13.22%) VB.NET Developer
8 37 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 35 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (10.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 32 (10.85%) C# Software Developer
10 32 (10.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 29 (9.83%) T-SQL Developer
12 28 (9.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (7.80%) Applications Developer
13 23 (7.80%) Senior Developer
14 22 (7.46%) Analyst
15 18 (6.10%) Microsoft Developer
16 17 (5.76%) SSRS Developer
17 16 (5.42%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (82.37%) .NET
2 183 (62.03%) ASP.NET
3 122 (41.36%) HTML
4 111 (37.63%) jQuery
5 98 (33.22%) .NET Framework
6 90 (30.51%) XML
7 78 (26.44%) CSS
8 75 (25.42%) WCF
9 74 (25.08%) Web Services
10 52 (17.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 49 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (16.27%) REST
13 45 (15.25%) Entity Framework
14 40 (13.56%) HTML5
15 38 (12.88%) WPF
16 36 (12.20%) AngularJS
17 35 (11.86%) LINQ
18 25 (8.47%) Ajax
19 24 (8.14%) SOAP
19 24 (8.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.12%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.78%) iPad
4 17 (5.76%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (5.08%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.71%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.71%) e-Learning
7 7 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.69%) NHS
8 5 (1.69%) PMI
9 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.36%) W3C
10 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.68%) Ergonomics
10 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.00%) Windows
2 18 (6.10%) Windows 10
3 15 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.07%) Android
5 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.37%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.37%) Windows 8
6 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.69%) Linux
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (49.49%) MVC
2 98 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (16.61%) Web Development
4 43 (14.58%) SOA
5 39 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (12.20%) Scrum
7 34 (11.53%) Project Management
7 34 (11.53%) Software Engineering
8 33 (11.19%) OOP
9 31 (10.51%) SDLC
10 27 (9.15%) B2B
10 27 (9.15%) Risk Management
10 27 (9.15%) Unit Testing
11 26 (8.81%) Migration
12 25 (8.47%) Web Application Development
13 23 (7.80%) TDD
14 22 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (7.12%) CRM
15 21 (7.12%) Dependency Injection
16 19 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 238 (80.68%) C#
2 208 (70.51%) SQL
3 165 (55.93%) JavaScript
4 121 (41.02%) VB.NET
5 97 (32.88%) T-SQL
6 22 (7.46%) C++
7 15 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.08%) XAML
7 15 (5.08%) XPath
8 14 (4.75%) Java
9 12 (4.07%) C
10 11 (3.73%) VB
11 9 (3.05%) F#
11 9 (3.05%) PHP
11 9 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.37%) VBA
13 6 (2.03%) Ruby
14 5 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.36%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (8.81%) Degree
2 11 (3.73%) ISEB
2 11 (3.73%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.02%) MCSD
5 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.44%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.34%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.29%) Oracle
3 18 (6.10%) DevExpress
4 6 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.36%) Telerik
6 3 (1.02%) Tableau
7 2 (0.68%) Apple
7 2 (0.68%) Sun
8 1 (0.34%) Altova
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) IDERA
8 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.34%) RedGate
8 1 (0.34%) SAP
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) Twitter
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Gleeson Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Home working
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Home working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31300.00 - £41373.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum (Negotiable)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 23 days ago