The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 21 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 6.99% 2.22% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 52.63% 16.67% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Development Applications Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 13.29% 13.33% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 13
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Worcester region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Worcester

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Worcester

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 20 (83.33%) C
1 20 (83.33%) C#
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) C++
3 16 (66.67%) OOP
4 11 (45.83%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) HTML5
5 10 (41.67%) WPF
5 10 (41.67%) ATL
5 10 (41.67%) DCOM
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) MFC
5 10 (41.67%) WinForms
6 9 (37.50%) ISO 9001
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) MVC
7 8 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (29.17%) Subversion
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) Degree
8 7 (29.17%) WCF
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) OOD
9 6 (25.00%) SOAP
9 6 (25.00%) Automotive

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Simulink
2 2 (8.33%) Stateflow
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Modbus
1 2 (8.33%) Profibus
2 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Junior C# Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Junior
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) WPF
4 10 (41.67%) WinForms
4 10 (41.67%) MFC
4 10 (41.67%) ATL
4 10 (41.67%) DCOM
5 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) WCF
7 6 (25.00%) SOAP
7 6 (25.00%) LINQ
7 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.33%) XSL
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (16.67%) Physics
1 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) OOP
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) OOD
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) C++
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle