The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 19 19 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.71% 10.06% 3.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 63.16% 44.44% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 5
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £25,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
38 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.96% 22.64% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 23
Average salary £21,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Worcester - 14 £37,250 - 4
Bromsgrove - 8 £19,000 -
Evesham - 2 £40,000 -
Malvern - 2 £37,750 -
Redditch +3 1 £22,500 -19.64% 1
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) HTML
4 21 (70.00%) C++
5 20 (66.67%) Degree
6 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
8 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (50.00%) VB.NET
8 15 (50.00%) XML
9 14 (46.67%) CSS
9 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
9 14 (46.67%) MVC
10 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
11 12 (40.00%) SQL
12 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
13 10 (33.33%) C
14 9 (30.00%) OOP
14 9 (30.00%) OO
14 9 (30.00%) HTML5
15 7 (23.33%) Windows
16 6 (20.00%) ATL
16 6 (20.00%) DCOM
16 6 (20.00%) WinForms
16 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
16 6 (20.00%) Physics
16 6 (20.00%) jQuery
16 6 (20.00%) WPF
17 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (16.67%) Subversion

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (13.33%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Simulink
2 2 (6.67%) Stateflow
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Modbus
1 2 (6.67%) Profibus
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 4 (13.33%) Automotive
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Software Developer
4 12 (40.00%) Junior
4 12 (40.00%) Junior Developer
4 12 (40.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
6 9 (30.00%) Graduate
6 9 (30.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 9 (30.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 15 (50.00%) XML
4 14 (46.67%) CSS
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) HTML5
7 6 (20.00%) WPF
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) ATL
7 6 (20.00%) DCOM
7 6 (20.00%) WinForms
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.33%) WCF
8 4 (13.33%) MFC
9 3 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.67%) RESTful
10 2 (6.67%) LINQ
10 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) Physics
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) VHDL
3 2 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) OOP
3 9 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) OOD
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) C++
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) C
6 4 (13.33%) C++/CLI
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) VBA
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Redditch
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago