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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio
England / West Midlands
Rank 96 101 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 123 123 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.53% 2.36% 4.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.58% 15.87% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 108 110 195
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
742 775 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.24% 14.89% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 649 668 661
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 19 January 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 January 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 -8 50 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Solihull -1 19 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Staffordshire -1 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry +22 13 £28,500 -0.86% 2
Worcestershire -14 10 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Halesowen - 7 £24,500 -
Warwickshire +14 2 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Walsall - 1 £32,500 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 248 (81.58%) C#
1 248 (81.58%) .NET
2 199 (65.46%) ASP.NET
3 195 (64.14%) JavaScript
4 183 (60.20%) SQL
5 178 (58.55%) SQL Server
6 165 (54.28%) HTML
7 163 (53.62%) Microsoft
8 151 (49.67%) MVC
9 145 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (36.51%) CSS
11 89 (29.28%) XML
12 86 (28.29%) jQuery
13 78 (25.66%) VB.NET
14 75 (24.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 73 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 73 (24.01%) TDD
16 72 (23.68%) CRM
17 71 (23.36%) .NET Framework
18 68 (22.37%) Dynamics CRM
19 65 (21.38%) SharePoint
20 63 (20.72%) AngularJS
21 62 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
22 60 (19.74%) Scrum
23 58 (19.08%) SDLC
24 56 (18.42%) Git (software)
25 55 (18.09%) Windows
26 54 (17.76%) Entity Framework
27 53 (17.43%) Web Services
28 52 (17.11%) 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 65 (21.38%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.87%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 18 (5.92%) IIS
5 7 (2.30%) CMS
6 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
8 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.25%) MS Office
3 5 (1.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.33%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 68 (22.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (4.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 75 (24.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.93%) IaaS
4 14 (4.61%) Office 365
5 8 (2.63%) SaaS
6 7 (2.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.96%) SSL
2 3 (0.99%) ATM
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (58.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.51%) Relational Database
3 32 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (7.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.62%) OLAP
10 10 (3.29%) Big Data
10 10 (3.29%) MySQL
11 9 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.64%) DB2
13 5 (1.64%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.64%) Power BI
14 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (20.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.22%) Subversion
4 17 (5.59%) Moq
5 16 (5.26%) Selenium
6 14 (4.61%) Visual Studio Code
7 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (3.62%) CruiseControl
9 9 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.30%) JSUnit
11 7 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (2.30%) Mocha
11 7 (2.30%) MSBuild
11 7 (2.30%) PhpStorm
11 7 (2.30%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.64%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.64%) NUnit
13 5 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (4.93%) Finance
3 13 (4.28%) Law
4 10 (3.29%) Legal
5 9 (2.96%) Retail
6 6 (1.97%) Automotive
7 5 (1.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 219 (72.04%) Developer
2 129 (42.43%) .NET Developer
3 94 (30.92%) C# Developer
4 80 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (21.71%) Senior Developer
6 50 (16.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 44 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (13.82%) Software Developer
9 40 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (11.84%) Junior
10 36 (11.84%) Junior Developer
11 34 (11.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 34 (11.18%) Senior C# Developer
12 31 (10.20%) Web Developer
13 29 (9.54%) Applications Developer
13 29 (9.54%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (9.54%) SQL Developer
14 27 (8.88%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 23 (7.57%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (81.58%) .NET
2 199 (65.46%) ASP.NET
3 165 (54.28%) HTML
4 111 (36.51%) CSS
5 89 (29.28%) XML
6 86 (28.29%) jQuery
7 73 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (23.36%) .NET Framework
9 63 (20.72%) AngularJS
10 54 (17.76%) Entity Framework
11 53 (17.43%) Web Services
12 44 (14.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (14.47%) KnockoutJS
13 40 (13.16%) SOAP
13 40 (13.16%) WCF
14 34 (11.18%) HTML5
15 33 (10.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (8.55%) JSON
17 24 (7.89%) REST
18 23 (7.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.59%) NHS
3 16 (5.26%) PMI
4 14 (4.61%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.61%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (4.61%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.28%) iPad
6 9 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.96%) User Experience
7 7 (2.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.99%) Animation
8 3 (0.99%) iSeries
8 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.66%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.09%) Windows
2 16 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 14 (4.61%) Android
4 10 (3.29%) Linux
5 8 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.66%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (49.67%) MVC
2 145 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (24.01%) TDD
4 72 (23.68%) CRM
5 60 (19.74%) Scrum
6 58 (19.08%) SDLC
7 52 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (15.79%) SOA
9 47 (15.46%) Web Development
10 45 (14.80%) Software Engineering
11 40 (13.16%) OO
12 35 (11.51%) SOLID
13 25 (8.22%) OOP
14 22 (7.24%) Mentoring
14 22 (7.24%) Workflow
15 20 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (5.92%) Unit Testing
17 17 (5.59%) OOA/OOD
17 17 (5.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 248 (81.58%) C#
2 195 (64.14%) JavaScript
3 183 (60.20%) SQL
4 78 (25.66%) VB.NET
5 51 (16.78%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.25%) C
6 19 (6.25%) VB
7 17 (5.59%) Java
7 17 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.93%) C++
9 14 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.61%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.62%) F#
10 11 (3.62%) PHP
11 10 (3.29%) R
12 8 (2.63%) VB6
13 5 (1.64%) VBA
14 4 (1.32%) Ruby
15 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.99%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (8.55%) Degree
2 21 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.92%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.97%) MCSD
6 2 (0.66%) MCAD
6 2 (0.66%) MCPD
6 2 (0.66%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.88%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) MISRA
2 2 (0.66%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.33%) ISO13485
System Software
1 10 (3.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (2.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 163 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.57%) Oracle
3 11 (3.62%) NEC
4 8 (2.63%) IBM
5 6 (1.97%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.66%) Apple
6 2 (0.66%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.66%) Google
7 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.33%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.33%) QNX
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
7 1 (0.33%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Scheme & Flexible Hours
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago