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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 20 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.55% 7.27% 5.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 64.10% 42.11% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 10
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
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
39 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.46% 17.27% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 27
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +12 16 £37,750 -5.62% 4
Evesham -6 5 £40,000 -4.76%
Bromsgrove - 3 £19,000 -
Malvern - 1 £36,500 -
Redditch - 1 £22,500 -
Visual Studio
West Midlands

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) C#
3 27 (75.00%) HTML
4 22 (61.11%) C++
5 21 (58.33%) Degree
6 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
7 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
8 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (47.22%) SQL
10 16 (44.44%) XML
10 16 (44.44%) C
11 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
11 14 (38.89%) CSS
11 14 (38.89%) OOP
11 14 (38.89%) OO
11 14 (38.89%) MVC
12 13 (36.11%) VB.NET
13 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
14 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
15 10 (27.78%) HTML5
16 8 (22.22%) WinForms
16 8 (22.22%) jQuery
16 8 (22.22%) WPF
16 8 (22.22%) MFC
16 8 (22.22%) ATL
16 8 (22.22%) DCOM
17 7 (19.44%) Windows
17 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
17 7 (19.44%) WCF

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Simulink
2 2 (5.56%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) Modbus
1 2 (5.56%) Profibus
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Automotive
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Software Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Junior
4 13 (36.11%) Junior Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Junior C# Developer
5 10 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Graduate
7 7 (19.44%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 7 (19.44%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
8 6 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
12 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 27 (75.00%) HTML
3 16 (44.44%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (38.89%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
6 8 (22.22%) WPF
6 8 (22.22%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) ATL
6 8 (22.22%) DCOM
6 8 (22.22%) MFC
6 8 (22.22%) WinForms
7 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
7 7 (19.44%) WCF
8 6 (16.67%) SOAP
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
9 5 (13.89%) LINQ
9 5 (13.89%) Backbone.js
9 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
2 7 (19.44%) Physics
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.56%) VHDL
5 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) OOP
2 14 (38.89%) OO
2 14 (38.89%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) OOD
3 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) TDD
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) C++
3 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 16 (44.44%) C
6 13 (36.11%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.11%) C++/CLI
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
9 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.56%) VBA
9 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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