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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 103 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 102 145 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 2.47% 3.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.49% 16.82% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 93 132 169
Median salary £43,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,800 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
704 862 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 14.70% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 609 755 638
Median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -5 49 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Solihull +1 18 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Coventry +14 8 £45,000 +26.76% 3
Staffordshire -4 8 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Halesowen - 8 £24,500 -
Worcestershire -21 5 £50,000 +127.27% 2
Warwickshire +27 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Shropshire -7 1 £32,500 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 240 (81.36%) .NET
2 234 (79.32%) C#
3 193 (65.42%) ASP.NET
4 188 (63.73%) JavaScript
5 183 (62.03%) SQL Server
6 174 (58.98%) SQL
7 156 (52.88%) HTML
8 155 (52.54%) Microsoft
9 140 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
10 138 (46.78%) MVC
11 122 (41.36%) CSS
12 80 (27.12%) XML
13 76 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 75 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
15 73 (24.75%) jQuery
16 72 (24.41%) TDD
17 71 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 68 (23.05%) .NET Framework
19 63 (21.36%) VB.NET
19 63 (21.36%) CRM
20 61 (20.68%) Dynamics CRM
21 60 (20.34%) AngularJS
22 56 (18.98%) SharePoint
22 56 (18.98%) T-SQL
23 55 (18.64%) Scrum
24 54 (18.31%) Entity Framework
25 52 (17.63%) OO
26 50 (16.95%) Git (software)
26 50 (16.95%) SDLC
27 47 (15.93%) Continuous Integration

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 56 (18.98%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.14%) IIS
3 23 (7.80%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (5.42%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.37%) CMS
5 7 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.36%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (1.36%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
Applications
1 45 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.08%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (20.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 75 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.41%) Office 365
3 11 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.39%) IaaS
4 10 (3.39%) SaaS
5 7 (2.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.39%) SSL
2 4 (1.36%) ATM
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (62.03%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (9.83%) Relational Database
4 27 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (4.75%) MySQL
9 13 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.07%) OLAP
11 10 (3.39%) Big Data
11 10 (3.39%) DB2
11 10 (3.39%) Power BI
12 7 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.68%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 76 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.10%) Subversion
4 16 (5.42%) Selenium
5 14 (4.75%) Moq
6 10 (3.39%) Visual Studio Code
7 9 (3.05%) CruiseControl
8 8 (2.71%) MSBuild
8 8 (2.71%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.37%) JSUnit
9 7 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (2.37%) Mocha
9 7 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (2.37%) PhpStorm
9 7 (2.37%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.69%) JMeter
10 5 (1.69%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.36%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (5.08%) Finance
2 13 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (3.05%) Automotive
3 9 (3.05%) Legal
4 8 (2.71%) Law
5 7 (2.37%) Retail
6 5 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 206 (69.83%) Developer
2 124 (42.03%) .NET Developer
3 89 (30.17%) C# Developer
4 76 (25.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (21.69%) Senior Developer
6 47 (15.93%) Senior .NET Developer
7 44 (14.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (13.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (13.22%) Software Developer
10 36 (12.20%) Junior
10 36 (12.20%) Junior Developer
11 31 (10.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 31 (10.51%) Senior C# Developer
12 28 (9.49%) Web Developer
13 26 (8.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (8.47%) SQL Developer
15 24 (8.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 21 (7.12%) Graduate
17 21 (7.12%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (81.36%) .NET
2 193 (65.42%) ASP.NET
3 156 (52.88%) HTML
4 122 (41.36%) CSS
5 80 (27.12%) XML
6 73 (24.75%) jQuery
7 71 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (23.05%) .NET Framework
9 60 (20.34%) AngularJS
10 54 (18.31%) Entity Framework
11 46 (15.59%) Web Services
12 45 (15.25%) WCF
13 41 (13.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
15 36 (12.20%) SOAP
16 34 (11.53%) HTML5
17 29 (9.83%) JSON
18 28 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (8.47%) Ajax
20 22 (7.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.75%) Freedom of Information
2 14 (4.75%) NHS
3 13 (4.41%) PMI
4 12 (4.07%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.73%) iPad
6 10 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.37%) User Experience
9 6 (2.03%) Clustering
9 6 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.36%) iSeries
12 3 (1.02%) Animation
13 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.58%) Windows
2 13 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.39%) Android
4 8 (2.71%) Linux
4 8 (2.71%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (46.78%) MVC
3 72 (24.41%) TDD
4 63 (21.36%) CRM
5 55 (18.64%) Scrum
6 52 (17.63%) OO
7 50 (16.95%) SDLC
8 47 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (14.92%) SOA
10 43 (14.58%) Software Engineering
11 41 (13.90%) Web Development
12 33 (11.19%) SOLID
13 30 (10.17%) OOP
14 23 (7.80%) Mentoring
15 22 (7.46%) Workflow
16 19 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (6.10%) ETL
18 17 (5.76%) Unit Testing
19 16 (5.42%) Database Security
19 16 (5.42%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 234 (79.32%) C#
2 188 (63.73%) JavaScript
3 174 (58.98%) SQL
4 63 (21.36%) VB.NET
5 56 (18.98%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.10%) C
6 18 (6.10%) VB
7 17 (5.76%) Java
8 13 (4.41%) C++
9 12 (4.07%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.07%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.73%) PHP
11 10 (3.39%) R
12 8 (2.71%) VB6
13 6 (2.03%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.69%) F#
14 5 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.36%) Delphi
15 4 (1.36%) RPG
16 2 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (11.86%) Degree
2 21 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.41%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) MCSD
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) MCAD
6 2 (0.68%) MCPD
6 2 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.80%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.34%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA
2 1 (0.34%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (3.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 155 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.76%) IBM
2 17 (5.76%) Oracle
3 14 (4.75%) NEC
4 6 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.02%) Apple
6 2 (0.68%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.68%) Google
6 2 (0.68%) Telerik
7 1 (0.34%) GrapeCity
7 1 (0.34%) InetSoft
7 1 (0.34%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) QNX
7 1 (0.34%) Sage
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
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